September: The Southern Style Issue

Introducing: Southerners and Their Dogs

A new photo and writing project from Jess Graves and Caroline Fontenot about our favorite Southerners and the dogs who own them.

Charleston-based fashion designer Lindsey Carter is the creative force behind beloved cool-girl-uniform line Troubadour. Follow her personal tour through a handful of the city's most stylish nooks and crannies.

A definitive guide for guys and gals on what to wear right now. And we do mean right now: fall may be on the way, but it's still hot down here! Read on for our favorite transitional items - all Southern-made and sourced, of course.

Ledbury Polos

A sampling of tunes the legendary tastemakers will be playing in their eponymous Atlanta, Houston (and soon, Georgetown) shops this fall; some from the killer record selection both Sid and Ann keep in stock, and some the couple's just feeling right now.


Q&A, Runway + Cocktails at Neiman Marcus Lenox Square, Atlanta


Please join us at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 10 as our Editor Jess Graves hosts a Q&A, runway show and reception with Neiman Marcus cashmere buyer Patricia Haugen on Level Two at Neiman's Lenox Square.

Members of Atlanta's favorite sophisticated bluegrass outlet perform a track off their new album at Tweeds shop in Midtown Atlanta.

The mother/daughter duo behind S.Carter designs have a family aesthetic that begins in their well-appointed homes, then meets in the middle on their diamond, feather and bone jewelry.

A quiet force behind some of the smartest startups in menswear, Kirk Stafford's business evolution has kicked up its fair share of dust. Now, he's older, wiser - and stretching his wings to take off in style with a killer line of shoes and a shiny new title: COO.

Preppy-gone-rogue sportswear line Boast is back on the scene thanks to a brand revival spearheaded by John Dowling. Here, his new wave throwback playlist, one that hearkens the 80's movie villains and bad-boy country clubbers who gave Boast its original caché. 


The Frye Company Atlanta Grand Opening 

Frye has landed in Atlanta: the shop is now open at Ponce City Market.


A few of our editor's favorite things.


August: The Southern Food Issue

Marsh Mud & Sea Salt: How to Throw A Low Country Boil

Long-eluded throughout her career, adoptive Southern Chef Whitney Otawka finally discovers the secret to perfect Frogmore Stew – or as it is more commonly known, a Low Country boil – on the sleepy coast of Georgia.

Stop Ordering Your Martini Like an Asshole

Barman Jeff Banks, of Atlanta's hip brasserie The Luminary, breaks down how to order a proper martini – and sound like you know what you're doing in the process. Bond, James Bond.

Guest DJ: Ford Fry's State of Grace

James Beard award-winning chef and restauranteur Ford Fry opens his latest concept, named State of Grace, soon in Houston, Texas. Here, the music he he's hand-picked picked to play inside.

All-Girl Army: Atlanta's Baddest Women Behind the Stick

How four of Atlanta's leading female bartenders - Mercedes O'Brien, Kellie Thorn, Shanna Mayo and Madison Burch - continue to crush it in a male-dominated industry.  


"All I ever want is a single-malt, and they actually make that here... the best American single-malt I've ever had." - Delta Spirit lead singer Matt Vasquez

from Meet Me In Lebanon: The Tale of Opelika in Three Acts, June 2015

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Aloha! Mondays

Georgia-born designer Clay Reeves’s collection of vintage Hawaiian shirts hang out at New York's Black Crescent bar, laying in wait for Aloha Mondays, his new vintage flash sale project.

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Strange Bedfellows

Rare oysters get slutty when introduced to their boozy soulmates.

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Put It On My House Account

Charlotte boutique owner Laura Vinroot Poole is revolutionizing mobile commerce one small business at a time.

"We didn't have a drug problem. We had a life problem." - Morgan Johnston 

from Love Story: The Rock & Roll Romance of Duquette Johnston, April 2015


Our most popular stories from issues past.

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Meet Me in Lebanon

The renaissance tale of Opelika, Alabama in 3 acts.

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Palmetto Bug's Just Southern For Cockroach

Inside Croghan's, Charleston's 100 year old jewelry store, a young maker is crafting jewelry via an unorthodox muse.

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Stay Gold Ponyboy... Stay Gold

The High Life "pony" bottle comes of age.

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The Drinker's Guide to Nashville

Two intrepid drinkers quench their thirst at Nashville's finest watering holes in the name of journalism.

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At Home With The Whiskey Gentry

The married duo behind Atlanta's favorite country/punk roots band throw open the doors to their home and studio.

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Water, Shells & Bones

Tour the Atlanta studio of emerging painter Maggie Mathews.


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