South Magazine - The Feb-March 2013

Something Vintage, Something New

Sarah Jones Photography courtesy of Elizabeth Demos, by Christine Hall photography If you’ve ever purchased one of those photo apps that apply a sun-faded, sepia or rough-around-the-edges effect, you get this trend: a vintage aesthetic has become increasingly popular over…

Style Down the Aisle

Photography by Izzy Hudgins, Donna Von Bruening, Memories N More Photography, Tec Petaja Photography, Chia & Hon Chong, George Burns More and more, today’s weddings are styled to reflect the tastes, personalities and fantasies of each bride and groom. Some…

Roaring Twenties

Inspired by the Golden Twenties, the February-March fashion spread took place at Cohen’s Retreat and Savannah Station. A full day of styling, posing and channeling the Roaring Twenties made for tons of behind-the-scenes action.   Photography: Ryan Gibson ✱ art…

Soak Up the Lowcountry at Palmetto Bluff

Melanie Simón Stay Tapped by Travel + Leisure as one of the World’s Best Hotels, this Lowcountry sanctuary is special in its approach. Development is minimal and luxury is responsible, with green design principles, including water conservation and energy efficiency…

Seven Party-Perfect Pastries

Shawndra Russell Photography by Ryan Gibson and Sara D’Eugenio   Many 2013 weddings will indeed include the newest dessert craze: macarons. Nicole Rene Schwalge, owner of Simply Savannah Events, predicts we’ll see “lots and lots of French macarons! They are…

South’s Greatest Photographers

Confucius said, “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” That gift of sight seems to be reserved for the most discerning of photographers, and we asked them to capture their own version of beauty in the South through their…

Front Row Seat at Telfair Museums

Lisbeth Cheever-Gessaman Photography by Ryan Gibson   Few things are as taken for granted as the act of seating, yet the most important events in history have occurred when someone was sitting down. From the signing of the Declaration of…

The Fashion Oracle: Andre Leon Talley

Jocelyn Dingle Photograph above by Russ Bryant   André Leon Talley is the chief priest of high style. Yes, there is his guru’s fashion intuition—sought actively by his colleagues—but equally impressive is how he presents himself to the world. Donning…

Moguls, Moolah and Madmen

Two of Savannah’s most cutting-edge media agencies are bringing a bit of Silicone Valley’s tech-savvy and New York City’s design know-how to the South. Focus Labs LLC is a design and development agency based in Savannah. And, if both description…