Stories by Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Shopgirl: Ballerina flats offer creature comfort

My current favorite line of ballet flats featuring creature characters is Charlotte Olympia's Kitty & Co. collection.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Shopgirl: Codeacademy will teach you basic skills

Coding is being taught more in schools, sought after by college students and all but demanded by many employers nowadays. If you're like me and missed this trend when you were in school, there are ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Ring will alert wearer to phone calls, reminders

Historically, the technology industry has catered mainly to men. That has been their loss and they're learning, because the few technology companies now gearing toward women's needs have been met ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Shopgirl: Technology, fashion an obvious pairing

Have you noticed that wearable technology is starting to crop up on the runway?
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Shopgirl: New store has a bit of everything

Final Cut is a sort of outlet store on steroids, where sample sale items from Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and their affiliates are massed together at hugely discounted prices.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Shopgirl: Give Kangaroo Light a jump-start

Kangaroo Light is hoping to be a kinder, gentler replacement for that blinding flashlight app on your iPhone.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Shopgirl: As weather heats up, lighten your accessories

Summer is a great time to add some sparkle to your wardrobe.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Shopgirl: New app simplifies photo-gathering

"Oh hey text me that photo of all of us from last night." We've all been there. There's a new app that will make it easier to get all of your friends' photos and videos from joint happenings.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Shopgirl: Rita Ora is collaborating with Adidas

Singer-songwriter Rita Ora is bringing her distinctive style to activewear.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Shopgirl: New publication celebrates creativity

I am so very proud to be a part of the first print edition of Trouvé, a lifestyle publication based out of Aiken. It's a thick, beautiful tactile celebration of the creative lifestyle.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Shopgirl: HomeSlice makes divvying up tasks easier

I live with two friends, and since our lives are busy it can be difficult to stay on the same page as far as bills, chores and other house things go. I recently found an app that might make that a ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Opportunity Pops! up to enjoy music

Symphony Orchestra Augusta is one of our area's treasures, and coming up soon is a chance to hear them perform under the stars (and for free).
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Shopgirl: New place for outdoor gear

A new outdoors outfitter store is opening soon in Augusta. This one has a twist.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Shopgirl: Clean lines, natural style for spring

Spring is the most exciting season to shop for. It's all the fun of summer without the blistering heat.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 10, 2014

App helps you pick out wardrobe

I'm in love with a new app called Pose, a great solution to the "what should I wear today" problem. 
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Shopgirl: Party with your neighbors this Masters Week

This year, in the absence of the traditional Mayor's Masters Reception at Augusta Common, a group of local go-getters has planned a fantastic event that looks like tons of fun.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Shopgirl: React app gives texts expression

A picture is worth a thousand words, and sometimes facial expressions are worth a million
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Shopgirl: Great films available at the Morris

In April, two great films will be shown free at the Morris Museum of Art.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Shopgirl: Love to read? New app makes it easy

Rooster is a new app that fits reading into your busy day. By clipping books into 15-minute increments, Rooster allows you to work through a book by chipping away in blog post-length pieces.
By Gracie Shepherd

Monday, March 10, 2014

Shopgirl: Blog has great style tips, do-it-yourself projects

WHAT'S NEW I don't have time to read every good style/DIY/design/trend/product blog out there, so I have to be pretty choosy about the ones I do read. My newest discovery is BRIT+CO, found at ...
By Gracie Shepherd

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