“Nazis Seize N.Y. Socialite”—73 years ago this month, newspaper headlines around the world trumpeted the fate of Charleston’s own Gertrude Legendre, the internationally known globetrotter and big-game hunter who was caught behind enemy lines during World War II.
Most folks earning a paycheck in Charleston know that salaries lag behind national averages, while housing prices and more leap ahead. They’re willing to sacrifice funds for the fun of a place where natural beauty, history, and culture abound. But how much pay are we giving up?
During periods of drought, folks uninitiated in the magical ways of Pleopeltis polypodioides may spy the epiphyte fern’s brown, curled leaves atop the branch of an oak tree and think, “poor dying, shriveled thing!” Yet all it takes is the briefest rain to return the leaves to healthy gre
Messages of female empowerment run throughout this fall’s collections, with the boldest, brightest, and maybe most wearable being head-to-toe red. (Tailored pants, such as the front-seam trousers shown here, are part of that movement, too)