more about: Summer

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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The Best Drinks in Savannah

In our Savannah Summer in the South Guide, local fashion designer, stylist, and blogger Brooke Atwood told us where to sip a refreshing libation this summer—no matter what your drink of choice is. For a Good Cocktail hit up happy hour at The Jinx for the signature bloody mary garnished with string cheese, pickled okra, and a Slim Jim. For a […]

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The Best Biscuit Sandwich in Nashville

We love Holly Williams. She inherited all the talent of her father Hank Williams, Jr., and grandfather Hank Williams (listen to her latest album The Highway if you want proof), she is charming and stylish, and she loves food as much as we do. She’s that cool Nashville friend you want to have. Luckily, Holly was happy to share her […]

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