Your water cooler talk, updated. Here, the five Southern bits of news that are making waves this week.
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Never again will we doubt the notion that a quilt could be sexy. Last week Herve Leger by Max Azria—the brand known for its signature body-shaping bandage dresses—debuted a gorgeous spring collection that paid tribute to the quilting women of Gee’s Bend, Alabama during its New York Fashion Week show.
Theresa Harper Bruno’s unique pearl pieces have a national following that includes a certain well-dressed First Lady. And for our Southern Living readers, she’s offering one of her iconic bracelets (which normally retails for $495) for just $350!
It’s no surprise that the hosts of Tide & Tigers Today like to joke around. Radio personality Paul Finebaum, and Fox 6 Sports Director Rick Karle are the funniest duo on TV come game-day in Sweet Home Alabama.
This past weekend in Florence, Alabama, Southern designer and media darling Billy Reid hosted the be-all, end-all affair of the summer: The Billy Reid Shindig No. 4. We were there. And we can attest, lawdamercy, that man can throw a party!
Terry Saban knows a thing about football. Married to Alabama Coach Nick Saban for nearly 40 years, to say that football is an integral part of her life is an understatement. While compiling facts for The Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook, which went on sale this week, we asked the reigning first-lady of football a few questions about game day:
He or she might be among us. Filmmakers from around the South gather this weekend in our hometown for the 14th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival—a Birmingham-based celebration of international film. In historic theatres and more intimate venues across the downtown area, this year’s festival showcases nearly 200 short films, documentaries, and narrative features.
At the recently opened Saw’s Soul Kitchen in Birmingham’s Avondale area, one dish has been flying off the chalkboard–Chef Brandon Cain’s smoked pork on greens over cheese grits, topped with a nest of fried onion rings.