Fashion & Beauty

Iconic and of-the-moment Southern style, curated by our editors


Finding The One: Home Bowtie Try-On For The Groom

When it comes to selecting the groom’s wedding-day attire there are a few important factors to consider. Start with the overall feel of  the wedding. Will your ceremony be traditional or laid back?

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Southern Designers Thrive at Local Fashion Weeks

It happens the moment September arrives. Normal activity is put on hold in exchange for a world of five-inch pumps and voluminous blowouts that move from loose waves one day to a topknot the next. See, September isn’t just football season; it’s also fashion season.

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A Piece of ‘Downton Abbey’ Comes Down To The Biltmore

The queen of turn-of-the-century mean, fictional character Violet Crawley may have turned her up her haughty British nose to Americans and other foreigners alike, but had she been introduced to the Vanderbilt family or their 10 square mile Southern estate she may have made an exception.

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DIY Down South: It’s True–Beer Can Make You Prettier

This one’s for the beer geeks out there. You already know that a six-pack makes any tailgating party better, but you might be missing out on its beauty benefits. While sipping a brewskie might not be great for the waistline, it’s a solid form of hairapy—the yeast and malt can make locks shinier, stronger, and bouncier.

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Making a Spectacle: The Latest from Krewe

It’s no question that from the initial launch—only eighteen months ago—I was an instant fan of Krewe. Modern retro silhouettes, custom materials, and quality hardware had come together to comprise an entire line of thoughtfully-crafted, and incredibly stylish, sunglasses that are also conveniently prescription ready.

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5 Pieces Southern Men Need for Fall

The transition from summer to fall is my favorite change of seasons because it comes with a wardrobe transformation. Long pants replace shorts; chunky wools stand in for breezy linens. This time of year, I rush to colors and fabrics that echo the season.

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Master Miranda Lambert’s Fishtail Braid

We’re having major hair envy over Miranda Lambert’s pretty, undone plait. It’s easy, effortless, and will last through a full day of brisket, beer, and some good ole’ college football.

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This Will Become Your New Favorite Jennifer Lawrence Movie

The film rendition of Ron Rash’s novel Serena has all the makings of a home run: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, period costumes (with all the glamorous wavy hair, fiery red lips, and silky dresses that comes along with that), and intense Depression-era drama. 

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7 Reasons Anna Wintour is Right: Scarlett O’Hara is a Style Icon

Frankly my dear, we have no qualms naming Scarlett the grande dame of iconic style. After all, she did turn mere curtains into a hoop-skirted confection in what we stipulate to be the birthplace of American haute couture, Tara’s drawing room.

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Road Test: This Hair Tool Will Change Your Morning Routine

People always ask about the perks of trying all the market’s new products as a beauty editor. And while the answer is generally, “Yes, of course, it’s great!” there have been more moments than I’d like to remember during which things didn’t go so smoothly.

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