Thursday, May 7, 2015

Shopgirl: Southern lifestyles influence new blog

Draper James is Reese Witherspoon's new lifestyle brand and blog, named after her paternal grandparents, and is a celebration of the detail and beauty we Southerners appreciate in anything from a ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Shopgirl: Find lipstick shade without 'app-lication'

ShadeScout is a new app that takes in a color sample via your smartphone's camera and spits out makeup shade suggestions from all of the major brands.
By Gracie Shepherd

Fashion show to benefit Jessye Norman School of Arts

Former international model Gaylord Jenkins is sharing her years of experience with Augusta women through the Friends of Jessye Norman School Fashion, Art, Wines & Cheese event on May 7.
By Dennis Sodomka

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Coachella festival becoming as much about fashion as it is music

LOS ANGELES - The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, held in the Southern California desert on two consecutive weekends in April, is a style destination as much as a musical one – this ...
By Sandy Cohen

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Shopgirl: Escape Outdoors moving downtown

Escape Outdoors announced earlier this week that it will be moving its Augusta location to downtown, from Verandah Drive near Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway to the 1200 block of Broad Street near ...
By By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Homeless shelter is planning a benefit

Nurture Home, an Aiken homeless shelter specializing in outreach to single mothers, will hold a benefit next month and I think it will be incredibly special.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

27 debutantes presented at cotillion fundraiser

The 51st Augusta Symphony Guild Cotillion featured 27 debutantes who were presented Nov. 28 at Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center. Dinner and dancing followed the presentation.

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Fashion world mourns de la Renta

NEW YORK - Fun, sunny, romantic. Oscar de la Renta approached fashion and life on those terms, but there was more, so much more, those who loved and admired the designer say.
By Leanne Italie

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Future of denim uncertain amid yoga pants craze

NEW YORK - Americans' obsession with jeans is beginning to wear thin. Jeans long have been a go-to staple in closets across the country.
By Anne D'Innocenzio

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

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Fast-rising design duo uses the big city as a muse

Only two years after nearly shutting down their catchily named Public School label, Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne ahve become some of the fastest-rising stars in American fashion.
By Jocelyn Noveck

First lady's fashions: Who pays the bills?

WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama's wardrobe is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?
By Nancy Benac

Monday, April 14, 2014

Deschanel talks fashion, 'New Girl'

Her show New Girl is a hit, she recently released a pop song with Prince, she's working on a movie with Bill Murray and Bruce Willis, and she's been helping design dresses for Tommy Hilfiger.
By Sandy Cohen

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

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

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

Clothes, celebs, chocolate in mix at Fashion Week

If you've ever watched a fashion show and said to yourself, "Those aren't real people out there on the runway," Donna Karan has an answer for that.

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Kids banding together for craft craze

The current craze for kids - Rainbow Loom bands and their many knockoffs - has been surprising parents and child development experts since it broke out last summer and fall.
By Melissa Rayworth

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

More Than Skin Deep: Feel glamorous on a daily basis

Looking glamorous for an evening is easy. To try to feel more glamorous on a daily basis will take a lot of money.
By Scott Terwilliger

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

More Than Skin Deep: Get that celebrity hairstyle

Celebrities are a great way to keep up with what's new.
By Scott Terwilliger

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013

More Than Skin Deep: Blonde hair for brown-eyed girl?

Your skin color and natural hair color play a big part in the color of blonde that will look good.
By Scott Terwilliger
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Davis seeks storm fee break for schools

Mayor Hardie Davis' proposal, distributed to the 10-member commission this week, says the fee could result in furlough days and lost instruction time for the school system.
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