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The Buzz - September 2019

The Buzz - September 2019
September 2019




State of the Art

Mount Pleasant fashion and design enthusiasts have gained a new artistic haven: Studio Shoppe, a rebranded, updated version of The Vault on King Street—owned by seven of its original creative collective. This retail store-meets-art studio offers a broad range of services and products, including jewelry, home decor and visual art, accessories, event planning, personal styling, photos, and fabrics, providing buyers with an intimate and approachable shopping experience. [123 Pitt St., Mount Pleasant; thevaultonking.com]

Fine Line

Holy City-based designer Cortney Bishop—celebrated for creating unique, contemporary interiors—now extends a piece of that magic to the masses with her first-ever fabric collection, Harwood House. In collaboration with textile house Holland & Sherry, Cortney releases The Cardinal Collection, which embraces boldness, versatility, modernity, and originality. Inspired by her late father’s love of fine, handmade clothing, the fabrics feature a range of striking patterns⎼from houndstooths and folklore motifs to embroidery and polka dots. [cortneybishop.com]

Burn to Shine

Find your midweek motivation in Towne Center this September with the Fall Sweat Fitness Series. Guided by professional trainers and fitness coaches from lululemon and Athleta, sweat it out under The Oaks across from Barnes & Noble each Wednesday at 6 p.m. With no payment or pre-registration required, join lululemon on the first and third Wednesdays, and Athleta on the second and fourth, for high-intensity workouts that are as tough as they are energizing. [1716 Towne Centre Way, Mount Pleasant; mtpleasanttownecentre.com]

In Full Feather

Lowcountry ladies looking to embellish their wardrobe with a refined touch of the outdoors are in luck. Brackish Bowties,⎼known for ornamenting their eponymous signature bow ties with feathers—from peacock to pheasant—debuts its first-ever women’s collection of handcrafted accessories. Carefully designed with all-natural, hand-selected feathers on 24K gold-plated hardware, each one-of-a-kind bracelet and earring elevates any outfit with timeless yet modern style. [brackishbowties.com]

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Photographs (2) courtesy of Cortney Bishop