September 2017 Lifestyle Letter

After seemingly endless weeks of beating sun and bursting storm clouds and humid air, autumn is finally here. The first signs of this most welcome season show up in color: in the yellow-tinged leaves of late summer, in the golden light of early evenings and, more importantly, in the swaths of creamy cashmere and dark wool that suddenly fill the…

Skyshow 2017

The Carolina's premier Independence Day celebration took over BB&T Ballpark for a full day of family fun!

Taste of Charlotte

Located in the heart of Uptown Charlotte, 2017 marked the 19th year of the Taste of Charlotte event! 
The three-day festival attracted over 160,000 visitors for food and fun.

September 2017 Around Town

The Matthews Alive Festival, which takes place this year on September 1-4, is a Labor Day weekend celebration dedicated to the support of local non-profit organizations. It’s a fun-filled festival packed with family activities and rides, a Saturday morning parade, great food, arts and crafts from local artisans and fantastic entertainment, from a hypnotist to local bands to a silent…

Barber to the Stars

These days, professional athletes aren’t just known for their physical abilities. It’s not just about how high they can jump or how fast they can run, and their fame isn’t limited to courts and fields. Today’s professional athletes are something much more: trendsetters. On magazine covers and gossip blogs, in reality television and social media stories, these new-age celebrities are…

Express Yourself

Fun back-to-school looks to copy—without getting in trouble!

GENDERED Art Opening

The Young Affiliates of the Mint celebrated the opening of their Second Annual Juried Art Show, GENDERED, at the Mint Museum Uptown’s Level 5 expansion space at Levine Center for the Arts

Fur-Ever Fashionable

The hip fashionistas at The Poole Shop know fur is always in fashion. They paired this Beige Chinchilla Vest from DHM with other fall favorites for an outfit that transitions easily from 
apple-picking to a fireside dinner. If furs seem like the formal, stuffy apparel you’d find in your grandmother’s closet, think again. They’re eternally stylish (there’s a reason they’ve…

Getaway Bag

Fashion may be fun, but it can pose a challenge every day as we stare listlessly into full closets. Now imagine the difficulties of choosing what to wear for an entire week before it even begins! Packing for a vacation can unsettle even the most confident fashionista. But don’t fret—we’ve packed your bags for a cruise vacation.


There’s a new fashion accessory on the rise. Slipped over shoulders, buckled and tied, it necessitates one other element: a baby. Over the past 20 years, you may have noticed more and more parents out and about, infant or toddler in tow and strapped to their bodies. Infant carriers of all types, from the soft but structured models that look…