Fashion & Beauty

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


Will Atlanta Be the South’s Next Fashion Capital?

Regina Weir and Rosa Thurnher argue the same point: Atlanta should be a major fashion hub. As evidence they point to the bustling international airport, the city’s rich art scene, and creative wellsprings like SCAD-Atlanta. And yet, for many local designers New York still beckons. Eager to help build a strong fashion community in the South, in 2013 Weir and Thurnher (both industry pros with credits […]

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If You Buy One Investment Piece This Spring…

It’s been a long winter, but we’re in the homestretch. Many of us have even started stashing our heavy-duty gear to free up space for a few new pieces to liven up our spring wardrobes.

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We Want to Shop Miranda Lambert’s New Music Video

Miranda Lambert just stole the spot as our new summer-style icon with the debut of her Little Red Wagon music video. Lambert’s Dukes of Hazzard-meets-Marilyn Monroe getups have us wanting to pull out the cutoffs and cowboy boots for a rambling Oklahoma road trip.

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Road Test: 1 Thrifty Tool; 9 Uses For Better Skin

We all want healthy clear skin; the kind that might even allow us to skip makeup. That’s what makes cleansing brushes so appealing—they buff away dead skin and dig dirt and grime out of pores for smooth skin that glows.

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Made in the South: Ashley Pittman

Looking for a hint to drop to your Valentine? I’m dropping mine now! Can someone please email a link to this blog post to my husband? I’m crazy about the work of Dallas designer, Ashley Pittman. She has managed to create a business making jewelry that employs over 75 artisans in Africa with fair wages and opportunities for growth. Can […]

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Target Taps Queen of Southern Prep, Lilly Pulitzer, for its Next Collaboration

Since Target launched its first, limited-edition designer collaboration with Isaac Mizrahi in 2003, we all anxiously await the announcement of the high-low retailer’s latest partnership. This next one has us especially tickled.

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DIY Down South: Papaya Face Brightener

My mother always has a rotation of DIY beauty tricks up her sleeve. The latest wonder food she is lauding over is papaya. The beta-carotene-rich fruit has enzymes (papain) and vitamins (A and C) that brighten and exfoliate skin, boost collagen, and reduce inflammation.

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12 Beauty Resolutions for the New Year

We all have grandiose ideas of reshaping our lives on January 1, but we also know it’s the little habits we incorporate into our day-to-day that make the biggest impact. To help, we break down 12 easy tips and tricks (one for each month) to reboot your beauty routine in 2015. 

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Tips for Holiday Dressing from a Style Blogger

As we hustle through end-of-year deadlines and gear up for holiday merrymaking, we chatted with Nashville-based lifestyle blogger Lauren Zwanziger from The Transatlantic about how she gets dolled up this time of year. Today, Lauren will be at Soca Clothing in Birmingham dispensing fashion advice to Magic City shoppers, but for those of you who can’t make it, here are […]

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DIY Down South: Sweet Potatoes for Strong, Shiny Hair

From pies to casseroles to fries, sweet potatoes can be sliced, diced, and served every which way. This vitamin-rich veggie is also a DIY lover’s dream since it’s as versatile as a beauty treatment as it is as a cooking ingredient. Our favorite way to use it? As a conditioning hair mask. Before you think we’re officially off our rockers […]

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