Timeless Bridal Hair Styles // David’s Bridal Hair Accessories

I’ve been rethinking the definition of a bride lately. If I’m being honest, I’ve had to rethink a “wedding day” entirely! These times have caused disruption + uncertainty everywhere; nothing has been spared… not even one of the most important days of my life. But if I’m being completely honest, having to refocus and shift […]

Basics Your Closet Needs for Fall // September 10 Things

Growing up, fall was always an opportunity to reinvent yourself. My mom would take me back to school shopping and we’d spend hours putting together looks that would get me through Christmas break. Still to this day I find that at the end of summer is when I do the most of my wardrobe shopping […]

South Carolina Artists (+ Galleries) You Should Know // July 10 Things

*artwork pictured above by @adam.eddy, a piece for the Gibbes’ 2019 Society 1858 Winter Party* Y’all know how passionate I am about the arts! I love it all: performing arts, theater arts, literature, decorative arts..and of course, visual arts. There’s something about witnessing the expression of a feeling you couldn’t put into words that, to […]

What makes a Southern Woman “A Lady”? // May 10 things

Not too long ago I decided to try something new on Instagram! I sat down, with a glass of wine, and used the “questions” feature on stories. It was open ended: “Ask me anything!” To my surprise, questions came flooding in…and the mirco-community I’ve built on the platform was curious about things I hadn’t thought […]

A Binge Watching Guide during Social Distancing // Netflix + Hulu Picks

Above: The movie theater at Gucci’s Flagship store in Soho, NYC Let’s admit it– most of us are watching wayyyy more TV than we normally do. But how could we not?! With every scheduled event canceled and a near national “Stay At Home” order, we have a lot of extra time on our hands that […]

Voter’s Registration // South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary Election

Its hard to believe that we’re already in 2020! With the Olympic Games, the Census, and the Presidential Election all happening over the next 12 months we’re sure to be overloaded with statistics, facts + general information. With so much to keep up with and with even more going on, there’s no wonder we can’t […]

What I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago // February 10 Things

A new year is a chance for everyone to restart, refocus and make plans for what’s next, but a new decade has a funny way of making us reminisce on the one that has just passed.  This time 10 years ago I was still on a high from winning my first “real title”, Miss South […]

5 steps to a French picnic // Super simple crab dip

From fashion and entertaining, to food + wine, the French know style! It’s no wonder the rest of the world is constantly trying to keep up. The summer heat in South Carolina has peaked and become down right unbearable, however I escape to the cool hills of Provence, France– if only in my mind–every time […]

6 tips for attending the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic // NYC

We kicked June (aka the greatest month of the year) off at an event that is 100% my idea of a good time! The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic took place on Liberty State Park (just outside of NYC) on June 1st and it combined my two favorite things: an excuse to get dressed up + […]

What you need to know before traveling to Cuba

I wanted to conclude my Cuba series with a few notes that may be helpful before you travel to Cuba for the first time. I’ve also shared a photo diary of a few more pictures that you haven’t already seen! The island of Cuba has three international airports located throughout the island, but I recommend flying […]