Month: December 2017

The Dewberry’s Dreamy Debut

What do you do with a languishing, hurricane-bruised Mid-century modern federal building? In a skyscraper jungle like New York or a white-concrete capital such as Washington, the answer might be easy enough: just tear it down. But in Charleston, better known for pastel pink half-houses or grandly preserved Georgian-style mansions, the question becomes more provocative—especially …

The Treasures of Aspen

The frigid months of winter have officially arrived and it’s time to take to the slopes. With all the destinations to choose from around the globe, Aspen—a small-town winter wonderland nestled away in the Colorado mountains—remains the preferred escape for the world’s A-Listers. The town’s wilderness experience combined with its world-class skiing and shopping have …

Sweet Christmas

When I was growing up in Atlanta, Christmas was about concerts. That’s because my stepfather, Robert Shaw, conducted at least 12 of them every December—a Festival of Carols with collegiate and children’s groups and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and Handel’s “Messiah” with more than 300 people in the chorus. Robert was Mr. Christmas. His album …

Handsome Properties

Handsome Properties, a luxury brand and boutique firm specializing in historic downtown and Lowcountry waterfront real estate in Charleston, takes after the charming properties it represents. The firm’s talented staff is built on a foundation of ethics and teamwork, with each member on-call to provide clients with their expert knowledge of Charleston and the city’s …

Ralph Lauren Goes Custom for the Holidays

Looking for innovation and customization from a trusted American classic for the ultimate holiday gift? Then head to 109 Prince Street, in SoHo, where Ralph Lauren is taking technology and customization to the next level with on-demand manufacturing this holiday season. This season, Ralph Lauren has launched a digital-first, on-demand customization experience, anchored by the …