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Wear The Southern United States (As Jewelry, That Is)

In many ways, the landscape comprising the Southern United Sates is a work of art, albeit one that doesn’t quite fit in a museum. One Charleston artist decided to turn that very landscape into wearable art.

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Why Mobile Shopping Doesn’t Have to Mean the End of Boutiques

At Southern Living we love supporting small businesses. That’s why we are thrilled to learn about House Account, a mobile shopping app released this year that delivers more than 350 independently owned boutiques to your fingertips. Created by Laura Vinroot Poole of the revered Charlotte boutiques Capitol and Poole, House Account delivers the unique aesthetic of local boutiques with the accessibility […]

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How a Philly Cheesesteak Brought a Southern Chef to National TV, Kind Of

Move aside, Emeril Lagasse. There’s a new celebrity chef in America. Chef David Guas spent the majority of his life in two major Southern food hubs, New Orleans and Washington D.C. During that time, he’s worked at some of the most acclaimed restaurants in both cities, written books, appeared as a contestant on Chopped, and brought his native New Orleans […]

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Stephen Colbert Should Host “The Late Show” in NOLA, Per Mayor’s Request

As you may have heard, Stephen Colbert will be taking over The Late Show when David Letterman retires in 2015. What you haven’t heard is where that show will take place. New York City and Los Angeles are vying for the comedy sensation, but there appears to be a third option.

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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 news. 1. Food and Film. The second annual Charleston Food Film Festival returns this Thursday for three nights of viewing, sipping, and tasting at the High Wire Distilling Co., with […]

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Sunday Supper: Pasta Carbonara

Happy Easter! If you’re enjoying one of our flavorful glazed ham recipes from last week’s Sunday Supper, we have the perfect solution for your leftovers—pasta carbonara.

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What To Wear This Weekend, Easter Edition

This Easter weekend it’s all about embracing spring’s girliest trends—hello pastels and florals! Let this guide serve as inspiration for your prettiest Easter yet. If “prim-and-proper” is your middle name…. Floral dress, ruffle coat, pearls—check, check, check! There’s almost no such thing as “too sweet” this weekend. Dress, Jill Stuart; Shoes, Burberry Prorsum; Bag, Kate Spade New York; Polish, Essie; Earrings, Blue Nile […]

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Giveaway: The Perfect Clutch for Spring

In our April Issue, we rounded up some of our favorite fashion-forward pieces in Pantone’s color of the year. We’re loving that this feminine and playful hue is showing up in everything from nail lacquer to fresh graphic prints. With genuine leather that gives an edgy spin and a hand-embroidered body, this lovely little clutch in a big bold pattern […]

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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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