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The Royal Baby Proves All Southerners Are Basically Royalty

My mother’s home is littered with photos of my brother and me in smocked bubbles, blond bowls of hair distracting from the black and white saddle oxfords hugging my feet. It wasn’t until I traveled above the Mason-Dixon that I realized this style isn’t in vogue for all babies. Well, joke’s on you The North, because it turns out Prince George — Prince […]

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Meet ‘N’ Three: Erica Hanks

Get to know Erica Hanks, a sweet Charlotte-based stylist who has dressed everyone from business professionals to NASCAR royalty. 1. Fashion Icon: “Lauren Hutton is the epitome of effortless style. She can go from a menswear-inspired vibe to high-end couture and looks beautiful in both.” 2. Southern Designer: “I really love Charleston-based Troubadour‘s prints and ladylike silhouettes. It’s perfect for the […]

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Southern Hospitality, Makers & Doers: Southern Coterie Summit

Our friends at the Southern Coterie are at it again: bringing together entrepreneurs who are passionate about the South. (You know we love that.) From small business owners to emerging and established brands, the Coterie provides attendees with the chance to connect and collaborate. Here’s the rundown on the event, which takes place in Charleston April 30-May 2. Southern Living […]

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5 Things You Need To Know In The South Right Now

                Every Monday we bring you the SL Hot List, a round up of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.  1. A show about the South’s greatest music town. Showing next Monday, April 21, […]

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Sunday Supper: Glazed Ham

Whether it’s a succulent pot roast, cheesy casserole, or warming, savory stew, we love Sunday supper. It’s a dinner party without the formality, where family and friends gather for easy conversation and good food—lots of it!

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Bowling and Booze? We’re Into It

Depending on where you park it at Pinewood Social, you’ll hear the crash of bowling pins and catch the aroma of fried chicken, or you’ll feel the working buzz of a caffeine-fueled coffee shop. This 13,500-square-foot social club hosts guests for meetings, cocktails, karaoke, and bowling. In no short time, it’s become Nashville’s de facto living room. But design details and entertaining amenities aside, […]

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The Man’s No-Fail Guide to Dressing for the Masters

Every year, there’s a little event in Augusta that sends Southerners and golf fans nationwide into a tizzy: the Masters. From practice rounds to cocktail hour at the club, attire for the event is specific—clean-cut, conservative, preppy. While all-out prep isn’t my year-round M.O., I always appreciate any event that allows me to indulge my inner traditionalist on my site, The […]

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Cute Kids Singing Outlaw Songs? Um, Yes.

One of our alt-country favorites Sam Outlaw may be based in Los Angeles, but everyone, especially us Southerners, can appreciate the genius of a baby on lap steel guitar. Sam’s video for his latest single “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink (And Fall In Love),” featuring an adorable bunch of juice box-slingin,’ pint-sized players is too adorable to not watch twice. […]

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Five Spring Cocktails with Five Ingredients or Less

With sunnier days ahead, it’s finally time to bust out brighter, bolder flavors like lemon, lime, orange and mint. Birmingham cocktail creator Clair McLafferty, a fixture at local favorite Octane, a coffee shop-bar hybrid in the Homewood neighborhood, is sharing five classic cocktails that are perfecting for toasting to the winter vortex’s end. And with only five ingredients or less, […]

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Show Your State Pride With These Prints

As a full-time art director at a publishing company, Knoxville native Kristen Vasgaard designs book covers to capture the personalities of fiction novels, biographies, and cookbooks. In her spare time, Kristen channels that artistry to create a series of state prints inspired by her Southern upbringing and extensive travel. For each 8- by 10-inch piece, she pairs a well-known lyric […]

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