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The Heartbeat of Southern Style + Culture // est. 2006

Massages... mimosas... fine leather goods... whatever your status this Valentine's Day, we think it's as good an excuse as any to channel Tom and Donna and #treatyo'self, ladies. You deserve a feel-good moment.


Sometimes a party is so great, we have to share some pictures after the dust settles.


SHOP ORIGINAL WORKS BY SOUTHERN ARTISTS


Born from deep roots in bourbon, Pappy & Co. is a new branch on the established Van Winkle family tree–a branch that reaches every fan of the coveted Kentucky bottle, whether he or she can get their hands on one or not. You can thank a set of fourth-generation triplets for that. Here's their story.



Take a peek at the sights, tastes and talent steering Atlanta's youthful new seafood joint, BeetleCat.


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Sleep better this year with the help of a Southern mattress company.


EDITOR PICKS FROM CHARLESTON'S HAMPDEN CLOTHING


AGENDA

You know where we'll be:


Photo: Caroline Fontenot

Photo: Caroline Fontenot

Meet Whissell, the emotive Florida beauty who captured our hearts in a small studio in Nashville.

Jonny P - "Stand By"

at Salemtown Board Co. in Nashville, TN

Whissell - "You'll Never Know"

at FourForty Studios in Nashville, TN


"They didn't judge me for my crazy clothes or my makeup that I would wear back when I dressed probably more like my sister than a man. I think there are some places that are timeless and Smith's [is] one of those. It was our Cheers." - Musician Butch Walker

from Pulling Back the Curtain At Smith's Olde Bar, September 2015


The Love List's Best of 2015 Playlist

All the songs, artists and albums we loved most this year, compiled into a playlist you can stream right now.

Memory lane? Also check out our Best of 2012, 2013 and 2014 playlists.


CURRENTLY SPINNING


"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


BEST OF 2015: SOUTHERN FOOD + DRINK

Photo: Andrew Thomas Lee

Photo: Andrew Thomas Lee

6 Whiskey Drinks To Warm Your Bones This Fall

We asked our friends at Ford Fry's family of Atlanta restaurants to shake up a few whiskey creations to warm your cold, dead heart.

Photo: Emily B. Hall

Photo: Emily B. Hall

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

Adoptive Southern Chef Whitney Otawka discovers the secret to perfect Frogmore Stew.


"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


Best of 2015: SOUTHERN STYLE & PEOPLE

Meet Our Makers

We teamed up with the Frye boot company to tell the multi-platform story of four Atlanta women creating the next generation of heritage brands.

Southern Pride: 6 Atlanta Members of the LGBTQ Community Reflect on Love's New Era

The reflections of prominent Southern members of the LGBTQ community on what  equality and commitment mean to them in a victorious new era for love in all its many forms.


The Perfect Thank You Note

Heather Wiese-Alexander, of Dallas-based luxury stationer Bell'INVITO, offers her tips on meaningful (and beautiful) thank you notes.


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