This past weekend Sotheby’s auctioned off the doyenne of Southern style, Bunny Mellon’s belongings including those from her storied Oak Springs Farm in Virginia. If you don’t know who Bunny is you should get acquainted — quickly. After all, it’s most unlikely that your home doesn’t reflect her influence. From adding charm with painted furniture and floors to juxtaposing modern art with traditional interiors — Bunny […]
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Together, let’s make Thanksgiving easy and memorable. The Southern Living Test Kitchen Hotline is open all of November to answer any of your questions. Just call us at 800/366-4712 ext. 66531 or e-mail us at email@example.com. You can even tag your question on Facebook and Twitter with #SLhotline. We’ll be sharing our best tips all month long here on The […]
If you haven’t seen Bourbon and Boweties bangles in a store yet, you probably will soon. These stunning bracelets are each individually “made by proud southern hands” in Florida, the home state of designer and owner Carley Ochs. They offer a unique statement piece to complete any outfit, and there is a perfect bangle for every occasion. In my own experience, […]
For most South Carolinians, barbecue means one thing and one thing only: pork cooked low and slow over wood coals. They quibble over doctrinal details, like whether it should be made from whole hog or just the shoulders and whether it’s best dressed in a fiery vinegar-and-pepper sauce or the vivid yellow mustard-based kind.
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.
Let’s be straight here: We’re a bunch of journalists, which means we live in a state of constant caffeination. That’s not simple conjecture; it’s fact! Where we refuel is nearly as important as the fuel itself, so for #NationalCoffeeDay, we’ve chosen some of the spots nearest and dearest to our fast-beating hearts. The coffee shop is one of the last vestiges of a […]
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.