The City Magazine Since 1975

March 2014

Painterly florals, elegant pastels, and delicate textures bring understated romance to the season
Armed with talent and the determination to share their sartorial visions, these designers are making a name for themselves, creating clothing and accessories from bow ties and cummerbunds to handbags and shoes
These locally based globetrotters are called hither and yon to capture and enhance moments of beauty and drama for the fashion world
Two chief execs in the global fashion industry chose Charleston as their home. Too young to retire, they are pursuing new projects and lending their experience and expertise to aspiring entrepreneurs
These trend-spotters and tastemakers share their style picks with the world
Every outfit needs the perfect accessories, and that's exactly what these innovative artisans create in a variety of styles
Meet the pros with the skills, the creativity, and the products to properly complete a look, whether in print, on film, or on the runway
Art Institute of Charleston (Ai) fashion program faculty who bring real-world experience to the table for their students
Using their sartorial acumen, these trend-spotters and -setters help others look the part
Parlors morph into playrooms and vintage treasure find new purpose in the Lail family's urban digs.
Painterly patterns are a surefire way to wake up your wardrobe this season.  
Blooms have muscled their way into menswear, with designers like paul & joe showing the pattern’s strength. For a subtle take, we combined floral accents with colored denim  
What do local pros think of the look?
The latest book in a locally set young-adult series promises infectious fun
Meet Dana Stevens, the L.A. writer and producer who set sultry new legal drama Reckless here in Charleston. 
Veggie-scented Produce Candles from the folks behind Rewined will be ready to pick this month 
Crew LaLa outfits pooches with dapper bow ties 
Janine McCabe conjures theatrical characters through costume design 
Glam evening gowns from Charleston's past
Coastal Community Foundation celebrates 40 years of helping individuals and nonprofits better the Lowcountry
In the Holy City, this month brings a marathon of merriments. Can this writer make it out in one piece? 
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Burbage's legacy continues thanks to George and Lisa Bowen
The Macintosh and Oak Steakhouse chef Jeremiah Bacon hatches three egg recipes
Think spring with these must-have items
Visiting Wine + Food Festival sommelier Richard Betts is known for his Scratch & Sniff Wine Book (you read that right). Now he shares why California reds are ripe for the sipping
Holy City Hogs offers chefs bred-to-suit pigs
Each spring, azalea blooms turn the Lowcountry landscape into a kaleidoscope of pink, red, purple, magenta, and white.
As development continues, restaurateurs look north. Meet the new eateries coming to the area and find out their anticipated opening dates  
Our taste & tell guide to the latest F&B openings in Charleston
Add a pop of tropical color with this blooming evergreen shrub  
Dig into this month's Carolina Yard Gardening School