Category: style

Serious follies

Architectural jewels across the Triangle by J. Michael Welton It happens every day at the 160-acre park on the campus of the North Carolina Museum of Art: Three minimalist structures deliver joy and wonder to hundreds of joggers, bikers, and meanderers…

The alchemist: Andy Schmidt of Rise and Ramble

  by Jesma Reynolds photograph by Juli Leonard It’s an early evening in late summer, and Andy Schmidt is walking the grounds of her rural home in Cumberland County. Lilly the horse, inherited from the previous homeowner, saunters over to a fence…

Carolina Couture

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Catherine Nguyen Custom, one-of-a-kind dresses are typically associated with haute couture – the glamorous reserve of New York and Paris fashion shows. That wasn’t always the case. There was a time when custom-made gowns weren’t just…

CAPE-tivated

creative direction by Jesma Reynolds model Emma Frank photographs by Tim Lytvinenko There’s a nip in the air and it’s time to bundle up. Capes and ponchos are an easy and elegant way to stay cozy and look up-to-the-minute fashionable. Channel your alter…

Mothers of invention

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Tim Lytvinenko Functional style  When Kirsten Schambra Stevens had visions of creating a catch-all handbag, she wasn’t necessarily thinking of a diaper bag.  But as a mother of two small children, she knew just how…

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