Looking for a monogrammed necklace that’s out of the ordinary? We have one for you. Meet Madeline Smiles. At first glance, when you look at Madeline’s jewelry, all you see are her rustic, earthy designs. But look closer and you’ll notice that her material choice is a bit … unusual.
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For our July issue we got to chat with one of our favorite new shoe designers, Blake Vaigneur of Rowen, based in Charleston, South Carolina. Growing up in a fashion-minded household, Blake learned the value of fashionable wares that deliver on style and comfort by helping run his family’s Copper Penny women’s boutiques. Blake, a Clemson grad, worked the sales floor at Cooper […]
It’s that time again—the most romantic gift-giving holiday of the year. Feeling a little pressure? Understood. We turned to Southern style icon Sid Mashburn for tips on Valentine’s Day shopping.
Glenn Close wore one his gowns to the 2012 Academy Awards. Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Garner, and Beyoncé Knowles are smitten with the Soho-based designer’s slinky mermaid gowns, 1940’s style fitted suits, and splashy cocktail dresses. So we were a bit breathless to learn that the internationally renowned designer showcased his latest collection at Fashion Houston last night.
Need proof that the South cultivates the country’s best designers? We’ve got it for you. We sat down to chat with three very Southern and very successful, California-based designers: Ruthie Sommers, Suzanne Rheinstein, and Palmer Weiss (We bet you’ve pinned several of their rooms!) to see how their upbringing continues to influence their decorating.
We sat down to chat with Phoebe Howard, the decorating expert behind “Dear Mrs. Howard”, our monthly design advice column. In addition to being a columnist, she’s also a designer, shop owner (Mrs. Howard and Max and Co. in Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Atlanta, and Charotte!), book author (The Joy of Decorating was published in March 2012).