The City Magazine Since 1975

September 2016

This fall, what’s old is new again. Spot trends that nod to the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s making appearances in contemporary ensembles, photographed at The Inn at Middleton Place
Rarely viewed and never-before-seen works by Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, aka “Cousin Alice,” will be reunited at Middleton Place and the Edmondston-Alston House for a special exhibit this fall
A young family trades the bustle of Manhattan for a custom oceanfront oasis on the Isle of Palms
Chamber Music Charleston’s Sandra Nikolajevs marks the nonprofit’s 10th anniversary with a trip to Carnegie Hall
“Apple-only” accessory maker Twelve South amps up its focus on goods for the hip home
This month, thousands will gather for a 9/11 remembrance event organized by North Charleston firefighter Tian Griffieth
This graceful member of the heron family (Egretta thula) is distinguished from other tall white wading birds by its bright yellow feet and the flourish of long, flowing plumes that show during breeding season.
Through MUSC’s pet therapy program, pups Maddie and Bristol, with “mom” Kathy Sykes, bring happiness to hospitalized patients
A Big Apple transplant reflects on the luxury of small-city living in her new Southern home
A local company is elevating cornhole to an all-new level
We took autumn menswear tips from the Canali runway, easing into the season with a handsome pairing of warm rust and copper tones set off by a crisp white button-up
Chatting with the fashion and furnishings industry veteran who founded his own leather goods company, 79 Ashley, in 2014, making heirloom-worthy bags and accessories for men and women
The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston
Luxurious home and fashion accessories for fall
Whether you’re struck by a single stone in an unexpected color or a moody work of pavé art, go for big, bold rings this season, and don’t be shy—layer ’em on
One sure-fire way to up the luxe factor in a master bath? Treat it like any other room. For this look, interior designer Ginger Brewton further elevated gilded fixtures and a shapely soaking tub with elegant furnishings, such as a sculptural chandelier and freestanding armoire.
For lasting autumn interest, try this combination 
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Our taste-and-tell guide to some of the latest food and beverage openings in Charleston
Chef Bob Cook prepares three cuts of beef
Whether they sampled from a rare and valuable bottle, or it was the company with whom they imbibed that made the occasion so special, five area sommeliers share their stories 
Meet one of Charleston's newest acclaimed chefs, Damon Wise
The Macintosh's Jeremiah Bacon shares his no-frills recipe
A farm-to-doorstep spin on weekly CSAs
Charleston associate editor Jenny Ouellette went behind the scenes of a cooking show featuring two of our area’s premier chefs
Millford Plantation celebrates its 175th anniversary with a string of special events 
The story behind Stop Light Observations’ latest album
Load up on inspiration, information, and plenty of plants at events around town
A glimpse at a bustling, early 20th-century Charleston