THE NEW CLASSIC DRAPER JAMES

THE NEW CLASSIC DRAPER JAMES

BY AMANDA WELLS | PHOTOS COURTESY OF DRAPER JAMES There are quite a few assumptions, and dare we say, stereotypes, about Southern women out there. Some may ring true and some are certainly absurd. Sugary sweet and outstanding cooks? Maybe some of us. A damsel in distress? Doubtful. But, well dressed? You can bet yourContinue Reading

THE STYLE OF IPPOLITA

THE STYLE OF IPPOLITA

BY KRISTIN ALLEN It’s been said Ippolita Rostagno has pioneered the concept of cool fine jewelry, designed to be worn every day and for all occasions. In May, her fine jewelry line, Ippolita, will be at the center of quite the occasion when she joins Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry for a special style presentation inContinue Reading

THE STATEMENT MAKER MIGNONNE GAVIGAN

THE STATEMENT MAKER MIGNONNE GAVIGAN

BY KRISTIN ALLEN | PHOTOS COURTESY OF MIGNONNE GAVIGON IS IT A SCARF? Or is it a necklace? If only I had a nickel for every time I’ve been stopped and asked this question. My answer is always—both actually. The “scarf necklace” is the creation of Mignonne Gavigan Smith, a New York-based designer with SouthernContinue Reading

ALL EYES ON KREWE

ALL EYES ON KREWE

Photos by Ollie Alexander, courtesy of KREWE A New Orleans-based brand finds its place in the sun as a fashion industry darling and celebrity favorite Stirling Barrett was about to board a plane back to New Orleans, his hometown and company headquarters, when he spotted a copy of Vogue on a newsstand. He flipped itContinue Reading

The Fashion Book

 

Simply Charmed: Shawnna Fatjo Jewelry

Simply Charmed: Shawnna Fatjo Jewelry

Story by Amanda Wells Now, her one-of-a-kind pieces are available at BellaChes in Ridgeland, Mississippi, so it’s easy to grab Shawnna’s designs, whether to enhance your own outfit or someone else’s.  

Give A Hoot: Hoot + Louise

Give A Hoot: Hoot + Louise

Story by Amanda Wells Photos by Gary Kessel Anna Avant is one of the lucky few people that are living out the dreams of their childhood. “As a little girl, I spent a lot of time at my Granny and Grandaddy’s house in Greenwood,” says Anna, a Mississippi Delta girl herself. Anna’s love of fashionContinue Reading

A Girl’s Best Friend

A Girl’s Best Friend

Story by Amanda Wells Photos by James Patterson While the saying goes that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, we’re big believers that a well-planned, organized closet chock full of gorgeous things ranks right up there, too. That simple fact makes London Simpson of Jackson, Mississippi one very lucky girl. When London and her husbandContinue Reading

Fashionably Ever After

Fashionably Ever After

Story by Laurel Donahoo Photos by Autumn Beury When a couple gets engaged these days, the planning for the big day begins almost immediately! There are magazines and websites dedicated to helping book venues, find dresses and tuxes, get flowers and food in order, and book the honeymoon. There is also ample help when itContinue Reading

Streamline

Streamline

Lean lines & simple details make for an ultra-modern appeal this Spring. Photos by James Patterson | Hair & Make-up by Kate McNeely of Trim Salon | Modeled by Erin Johnson & Mary Claire Logue    

Radiant + Refreshed: Spring Glamour Guide

Radiant + Refreshed: Spring Glamour Guide

Story by Amanda Wells Spring is a time to spruce up in more ways than one. Most of our beauty routines could use a good shake up and we’re here to help with Spring trends, tips and products that will make you look and feel fresh and young this season. Skin Your skin is theContinue Reading

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that a great gift-giver soon would be there! If you’re looking for thoughtful presents for family and friends, look no further than our guide for the latest of trends! For the guys, the kids, and even mom too! We’ve thoughtfully selected these options for you! giftguide

Party Attire

Party Attire

Celebrate this holiday season looking festive in a fresh new frock! 1. Blithe & Vine | Jackson 2. 4450 | Jackson 3. Arco Avenue | Ridgeland 4. Material Girls | Flowood, Hattiesburg, Oxford, Ridgeland 5. Village Boutique | Madison 6. Hemline | Ridgeland 7. Libby Story | Ridgeland 8. Taylor Collection | Madison 9. Maison Weiss | Jackson 10. MiGi’s |Continue Reading

Woo Couture

Woo Couture

Photos by Sharon Coker Photography When Samantha Woo was a young girl, she would collect leftover fabric scraps from her mother’s sewing bench. “Growing up in Vietnam, fashion apparels and accessories were a luxury for us,” Woo explains. “I remember I would collect all the leftover fabric trying to imitate [my mother’s] work, making dollsContinue Reading

The Bold & The Beautiful

The Bold & The Beautiful

This fall its all about bold, dramatic looks. So stack up those accessories, be adventurous with your makeup and never be afraid to make a statement. Photos by Sharon Coker Photography | Hair & makeup by Kate McNeely of Trim Salon | Modeled by Morgan Hollis & Madeline Parker