Optimist Park used to be the Charlotte neighborhood you’d drive through to get to one of its hotspot neighbors. With its rich history and new developments, like a food hall, new light rail stop and boutique housing options, this borough is poised for a longlasting “moment.”
Southern Everyday Lifestyle
StyleBlueprint is all about women's southern lifestyle, which is plenty more than fashion and interiors (although we do love those!). In the lifestyle section of SB, you'll find all the things that make southern lifestyle richer, the things that sooth our soul and inspire our life including travel, books, music, art and more.
Geri Giagnorio is a skincare superhero — she’s an aesthetician, nutritionist and entrepreneur who believes in helping people cure their skin from the inside out. Her skincare line is bought by people throughout the country. Meet this incredible FACE of the South!
A Charlottesville, Virginia-raised girl meets a Nashville, Tennessee boy in college, they become best friends and eventually fall in love … the resulting wedding is a stunning, classic indoor-outdoor celebration on a mountain vineyard, with a food lineup you won’t believe.
She’s country singer John Rich’s 87-year-old grandmother, and she’s known as “Queen of the Working Class.” Today, she shares her secret to a long life, how she drinks her whiskey, and so much more. Meet Granny Rich, our newest FACE of the South.
Just in time for the spookiest night of the year, we’re chatting with a paranormal investigator about spirits, sightings and if he ever gets scared.
The centuries-old tradition of the debutante ball continues to thrive in the South. Still steeped in tradition, what was once a way to announce that a girl was fit for marriage, these events now provide families and friends a chance to celebrate, dress to the nines and give back to the community.
Board-certified health coach Lindsay Hill offers her do’s and don’ts for leading a healthier lifestyle through a plant-based diet. But what does that REALLY mean?
Our newest FACE of the South, Chloe Kristyn designer Bettina Benson, designs for all women. Passionate about size inclusivity and diversity, she ensures women are taken care of beyond their closets.
Why do we assume “good” beauty products have to be expensive? We’ve searched the shelves of drugstores to find the best Cheap Thrills for healthy skin, nourished hair and a stocked make-up bag — all for less than $20!
Murals are sprouting up everywhere, offering endless Instagram-worthy photo-ops. Today we’re sharing the stories behind five of the South’s most beloved murals.