Fashion – Southern Style

Growing up, I was always drawn to my mother’s closet, marveling at the rows of pretty things and lovely high heels. My brothers and I would often play dress up in her closet.  Often the three of us could be found lying around her room, watching her as she got ready for a night out.  With this incontestable mother-child bond on my mind and my love of style, I thought it fitting that our Fashion issue reflect a Mother’s Day theme. Our backdrop was the beautiful, historical Robert Ruark Inn.  Local shops sent mother and child models, styled by each boutique showcasing their unique spring fashions!  We were blessed with a perfect day, fantastic models, a talented photographer and the magnificent Inn. Spring flowers and foliage with gorgeous shades of pinks, purples, and greens set the perfect canvas for the photo shoot!  A big THANK YOU to Rick and Linda Pukenas, owners of the Robert Ruark Inn for allowing us to use the Inn and welcoming us so warmly.  And of course genuine thanks to all the shops and models for their participation!  We hope you enjoy these photographs as much as we enjoyed creating them!

~ Caitlin Lokey – Fashion Editor



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Donna is wearing a crochet lace tunic ($36.99) and bracelets by Bella Ryan ($12.99 ea.), leather wrap bracelet with snap on stones by Nugz Jewelry ($35.00). Rosa is wearing a cardigan ($44.99) and a blouse by parsley and sage ($49.99) and handmade nickel free earrings by Takobia.


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Pictured here is the lovely family of Capt. Greer Hughes of Cool Runnings Charters.

Lyndsey, Rowan and Harbor are all wearing Tackle Box T-shirts ($15.95).

Harbor is holding a Penn Rod Combo ($49.95).

Also pictured: Frabill Minnow Bucket ($12.00) and Tackle Box Trucker Hat ($16.95)





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Dannette is wearing a summer dress by Angie ($59.00) which is 100% polyester with pockets and elastic waist. Along with a white fedora with cobalt blue trim ($18.00). Daughter Becca is wearing an embroidered neckline and hem, light weight cotton sundress with a tie back waist ($39.00)

The beach tote pictured here in ocean blue stripes is by Sun & Sand ($29.00).






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Mermaid Bracelet BY Perwinkle ($19.95) and Lotti Dottie Ring ($18.00) with interchangeable Dotti ($7.00).

Beth is wearing an emerald and royal blue spring dress by Mudpie ($60.00) and wedge sandals ($30.00). The handbag is reversible ($38.00) and the starfish earrings ($12.95) have a matching necklace. She is also wearing an anchor bracelet by Periwinkle ($12.95) and carrying an anchor scarf ($17.00).
















Alisa is pictured here with her son Noah. She is wearing a red and white coral tunic by Kiki Sol ($31.98) and white capris by Noelle ($18.98) along with earrings ($25.98), cuff ($45.98), and ring ($26.98) by Moda. Her necklace is by Anju ($32.98) and white fedora trimmed in red is by Scalia ($18.48). All accessories can be found at Deborah’s Place.

BEACH BAG contents – Blue/red Capelli Beach Bag w/ zipper top $ 15.98 Capelli Viser red/natural $13.98 Blue/Red placemats $3.98 each White Cotton Shell Embellished Throw $63.00 Rustic Faucet Red Wine stopper $9.98 Blue/white shorts in pouch (RCS) $13.98 Flour Sack Blue Crab Towel $7.98 Indoor/outdoor Pillow Lighthouse nautical motif (Manual) $29.98 Blue Sun Readers (manual) $7.98

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Rasa is wearing the sleeveless scallop & starfish embroidered “Seaside Cotton Dress” ($69.50 -available in Sm-XL), along with a matching set of Vintage Blue Glass bead with freshwater pearl bracelet ($30.00) and earrings ($15.00). Darling Priscilla is wearing the matching embroidered “Seaside Cotton Dress” ($54.50 – available in 1yr-2yr, 3-4yr, 5-6yr, 7-8yr, 9-10yr).




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Diane is wearing Euro white pants ($52.99) and coral tunic ($66.99) along with Jay’s Handmade Aluminum Jewelry ($29.95 each). Daughter Stephanie is wearing a Hately anchor dress ($69.99), Spartina 449 charm bracelet and necklace (starting at $49.99). Sweet, granddaughter Natalie is wearing a dress by ZU ($38.99).

Baby Natalie is sitting in the grass with these two items, a Spartina Hilton Head Hipster, $89 Spartina Tybee Beach Bag, $69


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Teresa is wearing London, Rome, Paris, Southport Spirit Jersey in coral ($46.96) along with a Pendant Map Necklace (lead free – $29.95) and a Compass Rose design scarf in cobalt, white with yellow accent ($12.95). Adorable son, Chase is wearing a Carolina Strand Canvas Aussie Hat, Alligator Wrap Tee Shirt ($14.95) and Stephen Joseph’s Pirate Rain Poncho ($18.95) – sword not included.








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Handmade Sterling Silver Birds in Flight Necklace by Chee-Me-No . Handcrafted in Maryland   Killian Jewelry – Sterling silver Mesh Ring w/ Londan Blue Topaz & Swiss Blue Topaz (facet interchangeable)   Lizzy James Wrap Bracelet/Necklace – Silver Plate & Leather. Handmade in California.



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