As autumn peaks over the horizon and the humidity starts to evaporate from Atlanta like a steamy shower would dissipate when the door is left open, Atlantan’s start craving all things cool weather. We found ourselves in a position to escape the sweltering heat of late summer and headed north up I-75 to the mountains,
Even though summer is quickly coming to a close in 9 days, I’m going to steal away for one more petit Summer Vacation before it’s blanket scarves, equestrian vests and riding boots until Spring rears her flowered crown in March once again. One more Summer vacation means it’s time to use my favorite travel bag from
When it comes to road trips from Atlanta, I have a 6 hour in-the-car limit for how long I’m willing to travel on the road. Don’t get me wrong – a properly executed road trip for 20+ hours is a blast with the right preparation, but when I’m just ready for a weekend getaway, 6 hours is
Sometimes I’m embarrassed to admit that I’m the worst Atlantan when it comes to exploring my own town. Dress || Shoes (last season) current version here || DW Watch (c/o) || Necklace Photos by Kala
There are many wonders of Southern culture such as our food, language, sweet demeanors and effortless style in hot weather months, but among those as well lie unique and hidden coastal jewels to travel to when the weather get’s just a little too hot for us Atlantans. Which is why we love St. Simon’s Island’s
One thing I truly love about St. Simons is the low country lifestyle and history embedded into every facet of the town. Each historic monument around the island lay almost barren from the touch of tourists but yet gushes with antebellum charm of a generation long forgot.
Before we settled into bed from the day before, our concierge at the King and Prince Resort told us how we had to experience one of the legendary sunrises on the island. Since St. Simon’s Island is the furthest Western beach on the Eastern Seaboard, they get sun-rises later than the rest of the waking
We started our morning bright and early, with a cup of coffee in hand to wake us from our sleep deprived travels from the day prior. Knowing that we were spending the afternoon in the sun boating around St. Simon’s Island, I threw on my favorite striped tee, a pair of boating shoes and my
In a beautiful setting such as the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, I couldn’t pass up another opportunity to photograph my second favorite Lilly dress of the year – this one being an obvious first- in the spectacular garden behind the Crane Cottage. Lilly Pulitzer Dress || Soludos Lace Up Espadrilles || Straw Tote || Lisi
When sunny days turned into overcast afternoons, we packed up our beach blankets and headed a few miles down the road to a Victorian estate named after the island it took root on: Jekyll Island Club Hotel.