The COLOR of the SEASON: SCARLET

  There's a shade of red for every woman. ~ Audrey Hepburn    Energetic, passionate and dominant, the color red is often assumed to the the most powerful hue in the entire spectrum, and that is for good reason. Whether it’s as simple as a lipstick or an...

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SWEATER(DRESS) WEATHER

The colors in Louisville Kentucky were at their peak this past week before ice storms came through days ago and put a halt to so much of nature's show. It is so nice to cozy up in long, fuzzy knits and over the knee boots now that the cooler temps have set...

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BLACK FRIDAY Coupon Codes & CYBER WEEK 2018

The BEST of BLACK FRIDAY SALES 2018  Here is your Annual Black Friday and Cyber Week CHEAT SHEET *complete with discount codes* from The Southern Gloss!Save this to your homepage or browser for quick access! I hope this helps! HAPPY SHOPPING!! *I WILL BE...

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HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR with Maggy London

"The only real elegance is in the mind; if you have that, the rest naturally comes from it."    Diana Vreeland   As much as I love traveling and as many places as I've been, until this week, I had never been to Los Angeles! After realizing this not long...

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The LAST SIPS of SUMMER

"Here's to the simple pleasures in life and making them habits."   We are on our annual end-of-summer trip to Sedona, Arizona... and if you know me very well, you know that I am in my happiest of happy places.  We brought friends and colleagues with us for...

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ALL LACED UP

I had the privilege of heading to Miami Swim Week with my friend and designer of Cannonball Swimwear Laura Patterson a couple  weeks ago and we had the time of our lives drinking all the coconuts and wearing ALL the bathing suits. If you were following my...

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GARDEN of the GODS

I believe in you And in our hearts we know the truth And I believe in love And the darker it gets, the more I do Try and fill us with your hate and we will shine a light And the days will become endless And never, and never turn to night And never, and...

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GIRLS NIGHT OUT: Upgrade Your LBD!

"Individually we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean."   The media LOVES to pit women against each other - from Angelina and Jen to Britney and Christina. You may even deal with it in your daily life, like bosses who only offer a promotion to one...

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TOP TREND: VERTICAL STRIPES

Somewhere over the Rainbow   If you haven't noticed yet, one of the biggest 'trends' for spring '18 is bold, vertical stripes! I use the word trend loosely because stripes are always a classic staple in my book. This season's colorful candy-stripe versions...

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The 144th KENTUCKY DERBY

What a whirlwind this past weekend was! Mint juleps, feathers galore and of course, the rain. After photos on the red carpet, I never stayed in the same place for long. Having so many friends to find and visit amongst a crowd of 157,000+ is quite the task....

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DAWN at the DOWNS

"The Sun Shines Bright on my Old Kentucky Home" There are many traditions that take place during the week of the Kentucky Derby. One of those traditions is Dawn at the Downs. On the Thursday before Derby (or, 'Thurby' as it is becoming known) you can watch...

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CHARMING PASTELS are JUST the TICKET

The Florencia Dress   If one single dress could be the embodiment of springtime, this lovely off-the-shoulder, pastel midi comes seriously close to succeeding. The print features budding branches with multicolor blooms that wrap themselves around you, all...

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LILAC LACE for the RACES

We are just over 2 weeks away from the most exciting two minutes in sports, and my city of Louisville is quite literally an explosion of color, fashion and flavors! There are events and fashion shows every single day - and never enough sleep to be had....

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PALM PRINT PARADISE

Haute Tropics   Spring may be eluding us in some parts of the U.S. but that doesn't mean we can't will it to come our way faster by covering ourselves in tropical motifs! Palm and banana print is back and better than ever in classic silhouettes and other...

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My CLOSET REVAMP REVEALED

I gave my closet a revamp a few weeks ago and I am so excited to show you the outcome of this surprising easy process! Allie Thaxton of Closets by Design Louisville came to my rescue and helped my solve all of my organization and storage problems in my Old...

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