Every now and then it’s fun to just throw caution to the wind and indulge yourself — or at least fantasize about doing so. Take a look at these amazing — and luxe — FINDS we scouted from Southern brands and at Southern retailers. Whether you have the cash to actually make the buy or you simply need something to shoot for, enjoy ogling our latest batch of luxe loves!
These 14-karat yellow gold drop earrings, in Kendra Scott’s iconic design, feature white diamonds, a teardrop frame and wow-worthy sparkle. Find these, for $4,000, at Kendra Scott.
Arm candy takes a truly luxurious turn with this cuff from Charlotte Allison Fine Jewelry. The 14-karat Yellow Gold triplet bracelet is accented by diamond halos and 1.44 carats of black spinel. Find this, for $3,100, at Charlotte Allison Fine Jewelry.
Nothing says luxe love like a fabulous pair of earrings for that special occasion. These beautiful two-tone 5-carat yellow and gold diamond earrings will add the perfect touch of sparkle to any ensemble. Find these, for $10,900, at James Gattas Jewelers.
When you want a little something sparkly and stunning for your wrist, the silver and gold white topaz tennis bracelet fits the bill. The sterling handmade bracelet features silver 22K gold details, with sparkle delivered via AAA-grade white topaz stones. Find it for $2,000 at margaretellisjewelry.com.
FASHION & ACCESSORIES
Alabama Chanin is taking first on the embroidery trend. Take your wardrobe to the next level with this custom-made embroidered blazer. Tailored to fit, the structured blazer features a classic fit and deep front pockets. Find it for $1,978 at alabamachanin.com.
Loeffler Randall heels
Yes, these are those shoes that create your entire outfit. Pair the multicolored “Penny” pair with your flowy white midi dress or an equally metallic cocktail number, and pair the sparkly pumps with your LBD or a colorful ensemble that needs a touch of sparkle. The number of ways you can style these beautiful shoes and create fabulous statement looks? Limitless! Both pairs are available at Oak Hall in Nashville for $395. (Not in Nashville? Find Oak Hall in Memphis as well!)
There’s perhaps nothing more luxurious than silk, which is why we’re drooling over this stunner from Billy Reid. The Italian silk floor-length garment features a flattering bateau neckline and beautiful feather art. It will fast become your favorite, which means it’s completely worthy of the splurge. Find it for $995 at billyreid.com.
If you happen to be in Austin this summer, stop in to Kick Pleat and treat yourself to this Sombrero bag by Jil Sander. The 100% Italian leather bag is the epitome of luxe! The sombrero-inspired shape is fabulous, and the round handles make it fun to carry as well. Find it for $1,950.
Golden Goose sneakers
To say that we are starry-eyed might not even cover it. After seeing these Golden Goose sneakers at Nashville’s H. Audrey, it’s hard to forget them. Wear the $550 pair with some fun shorts, cropped jeans or a flirty dress, and you will be comfortable and fabulous all summer. But don’t let us limit you — shop more Golden Goose styles at the Golden Goose website.
FOR THE HOME
Susan Hable art
When a piece of art speaks to you, you grab it up before anyone else has the same feeling. That’s how we feel about this piece available at Atlanta’s Bungalow Classic by Southern artist Susan Hable. The watercolor, available for $2,900, is painted on handmade paper and comes in a white maple frame.
Bamboo may be having its moment in the fashion spotlight, but you can also bring that trend home with this magnificent find at Circa Who Furniture in West Palm Beach. The hand-painted vintage piece offers both storage and style. Find it for $1,200.
There’s just something nostalgic about a grandfather clock, but this beauty at Kenny Ball Antiques in Charlottesville, VA, takes it to the next level. The 19th century chinoiserie case clock features stunning etching in an elegant dark wood. Find it for $2,800.
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