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March 2017

Step into the season’s romantic profusion of florals, with soft, flowing lines and ultra-feminine details
Mega-selling author Bernard Cornwell proves the pen is at least as mighty as the sword
Ranky Tanky aims to share its contemporary expression of Gullah music ’round the globe
Illustrator Daniel Velasco combines his passion for haute couture with a knack for pen, paint, and pad 
Historic Charleston Foundation’s Festival of Houses & Gardens celebrates its 70th season
What began as a sibling-run lifestyle blog has flourished into a multifaceted business attracting primo clients
John’s Island’s Royal Labs makes cosmetics you can feel good about
Meet Katie Walters, the fashionista, philanthropist, and mother of five (soon to be six!) heading up a socially conscious clothing line
The stout, cinnamon-colored bird officially dubbed Thryothorus ludovicianus is a year-round Lowcountry resident—a native of forests, thickets, and cypress swamps who’s adapted to suburban living, particularly liking wooded or brushy yards.
Water Mission brings clean water to communities around the globe
Sporty-but-spicy sneakers for your warm-weather wardrobe
Ruffles, pleats, bows, and dainty stripes: feminine details are everywhere this spring, but we love how one of the season’s hottest hues keeps J.Crew’s flouncy ensemble from feeling too sweet. Try out our take on the look
The designer behind Library by Lauren Lail fills us in on her women’s clothing label, personal fashion and beauty essentials, and more
The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston
Spring doesn’t officially start until March 20th, but we’re already looking to lush greens and botanical prints
Plant this season’s blooms with the plate in mind
Ask an Expert: What is this weed (see photo) taking over my garden, and how can I control it?
What’s happening this month?
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Our taste-and-tell guide to some of the latest food and beverage openings in Charleston
Following a celebrity-infused F&B run in Nashville, this catering maverick is staging a second act in the Holy City. We met with “Mod Squad Martha” to talk about her saucy new lineup
Picky eating inspires culinary creativity for Caviar & Bananas founders Margaret and Kris Furniss
Get Sunday-night dinner in the bag with Low Country Bodega’s local meal kits
A community-driven business peddles good eats for a good cause
Following the crumbs of the avocado toast craze, gussied up slices are making hot additions to menus across the city
Discover new must-haves for your home and wardrobe
Freida Sokol and Howard Ozment of WTMA radio station model merchandise from Berlin’s Clothing circa 1957