more about: Summer

SPF-Packed Beauty Products to Save Your Skin this Summer

Whether you’re picnicking in the park or playing in the sand, these beauty picks will keep your skin healthy and radiant. 1. Hydration for your lips: Made with vitamin E compounds and soothing aloe vera, Jouer’s lip balm ($24) with SPF 15 has just the right amount of tint for a pared-down summer look. 2. Allover sun protection: Coppertone’s SPF 50 ($7.59) is lightly scented, has water-resistant formula that absorbs quickly, and […]

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5 Items That Will Keep You Looking Cool All Summer

Here at Southern Living, we’re counting down the days till the official start of summer. That means cookouts, hours spent at the beach, and most importantly, a new summer wardrobe. You don’t need to sacrifice style to keep cool in the impending heat, here are 5 trends that’ll keep you looking and feeling cool all summer long. 1. Little white dress: Ideal for […]

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You Shot It: Southern Summer Photo Challenge

This week wrapped-up our very first photo challenge. For 30 days we asked you to post pictures of your best summer moments from kicking back at the lake, to celebrating July 4th, and cruising your hometown farmers’ market. We had a blast looking through all the images. Each one reminded us of how lucky we are to live in the […]

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Ice-Cube Tray from Back in the Day

As the temperature rises, I find my behavior changing in two distinct ways. First, I avoid being outside of air-conditioned buildings between the hours of 2 and 4 p.m., and second, I begin to add lots of ice to my bourbon. Being somewhat of an ice snob, I have various sizes and shapes of ice on hand to assist in […]

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Street Style: Bonnaroo Edition

It’s usually festivals like Coachella in Southern California and Lollapolooza in Chicago that get all the hype for its attendees having the best style, while Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee, gets the rap of being more grunge and granola. This year we set out with the intention of disproving this notion. Here are some of the chicest music lovers we spotted at […]

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10 Pictures You Missed In The June Issue

We had a great deal of fun putting together our June issue. From fabulous beach trips under $500, to tasty peach cobblers, and dreamy lake houses, in this month’s issue we celebrate the best of the beginning of summer in the South. As always, there are a bevy of images that have to get left on the cutting room floor […]

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Summer Starts Early In The South

We know the first day of summer is technically June 21, but we subscribe to the idea that in the South the season starts early—Memorial Day weekend to be exact. This is the time when stricter laws of fashion dictate that seersucker and white are officially a go, the grills are fired up, and beach trips are in full swing. […]

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Summer 2013 Southern Playlist

We asked music writer Rachael Maddux to curate a playlist of Southern-bred tunes that you’ll want to listen to on repeat all summer. From upbeat rock songs to play while cruising around town on a sunny day to melodic ballads for kicking back on the porch, these songs will be your soundtrack for the season. Turn it up. By: Rachael […]

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Charleston Summer Guide

With the beach minutes away, beautiful historic streets to get lost in, and one of the hottest food scenes in the country right now, Charleston is among the best cities to go to this summer. We asked local insider Brooks Reitz, of Jack Rudy Cocktail Company, to fill in the blanks for us in planning the perfect Holy City trip. […]

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A Perfect Day in Dallas

In our Dallas Summer in the South Guide, fashion maven Abi Ferrin shared her itinerary for a perfect summer day in Dallas. To live like a local for a day start with a relaxing Tsada Yoga session, then have breakfast alfresco on the patio of Company Cafe. After mimosas and a tasty organic omelette, take the 20-minute drive to The Harbor at Rockwall […]

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