more about: Fashion

What to Wear to a City Wedding

Wedding season is a year-round affair in the South. And because we know it’s often more than the main event, we teamed up with our friends at fashion rental site Rent the Runway to bring you a month of setting-specific looks to get you through an action-packed wedding weekend. This week, city weddings.  Now’s your time to be fearless in your fashion choices, […]

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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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What To Wear To a Beach Wedding

Wedding season is a year-round affair in the South. And because we know these social affairs often entail more than the main event, we teamed up with our friends at fashion rental site Rent the Runway to bring you a month of setting-specific looks to get you through an action-packed wedding weekend. First up, the beach wedding. These are among our favorites to dress for: […]

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Win a Brahmin Handbag for Summer

Warmer temperatures mean we’re looking to fill our wardrobes with pieces that are classically cool and easy. Just in time, covetable bag purveyor Brahmin opened a store last week at the Summit in Birmingham, Alabama. Like you, we can’t get enough of the brand’s timeless pocketbooks, so we teamed up with Brahmin to give one lucky Southern lady our favorite […]

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How To Be The Best Dressed Lady at Derby—And Everywhere Else

If you don’t have your Derby dress picked out yet, we’re right there with you. But we’re not sweating it. Our style editors have a bit of a secret: We are totally down to Rent the Runway. Meaning that when a big event comes up and we know we need a knockout dress, we go straight to the online fashion lender. […]

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Now is the Time to Break Out Your Seersucker

Northerners might argue one must wait until after Memorial Day to start wearing seersucker, but the weather down South tells a different story. Once Easter rolls around the lightweight, puckered fabric is fair game.

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The Next Great Alabama Designer

This week kicked off the 4th annual Birmingham Fashion Week, a celebration of Southern style with a focus on Alabama talent. One Heart of Dixie designer we have followed for years is Hunter Bell. Last year the University of Alabama grad won NBC’s reality competition show Fashion Star for her flirty designs that perfectly walk the line between artsy and sweet. Although now […]

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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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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 William and Duchess […]

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Throwback Thursday: Now to Wow

From the time I was a toddler scooting around in a pair of my mom’s comically over-sized heels, and smeared lipstick trying to imitate her Sunday morning look (a futile effort, might I add), my mom has been my style inspiration.

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