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Sun Block

Shield your peepers in colorful shades


By Laura Linen
JULY 30, 2014

1 SHOOTS & LEAVES
Floating two-toned bamboo sunglasses, $124, by Hammock & Palms. From Cocobella Boutique, 21C Augusta St, Greenville. (864) 283-0989, shopcocobella.com

2 BEE BOP
Jones, $199, by Kala Eyewear. From Garrison Opticians, 1922 Augusta St, #109, Greenville. (864) 271-1812, garrisonopticians.com

3 CHERRY-PICKED
SENSO 1, $499, by Face à Face. From Garrison Opticians.

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Shades of Summer

Classic poolside glamour will have you sitting pretty


By Laura Linen
JUNE 26, 2014

1 UNDER COVER Straw hat, $27. From Traveling Chic Boutique, 122 N Main St, Greenville. (864) 365-5501, travelingchicboutique.com

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Derby Days

Sleek touches for equestrian enthusiasts


By Severino Alvarez & Laura Linen
MAY 3, 2014

ON HER

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Hitting the Mark

Golf is not only a game of skill—it’s a game of style


By Steven Tingle
APRIL 1, 2014

When Adam Scott defeated Angel Cabrera in a playoff at the 2013 Masters, it was not just a victory of youth over paunch, it was also a resounding win for tailoring and style. During the final round, Scott was dressed in a slim-fitting white shirt with sleeves cut several inches above the elbows, showcasing his biceps with every fist pump. And his grey, low-rise, flat-front pants were cut slim with no cuff. On the other hand, Cabrera’s clothes were so baggy he looked like a boy who had raided his father’s closet. His wizard-size shirtsleeves dangled below his elbows, and his pants bunched around his ankles. The sweater vest was the icing on the cake.

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Take to Water

Shine through the grey in bright pops of color


By Laura Linen
MARCH 1, 2014

1 ORANGETTE
Kyoto trench, $149, by REI. From REI, 1140 Woodruff Rd, Ste 400, Greenville. (864) 297-0588, rei.com

2 BLUE BELLE
Coastal Sombrero, $60, by Outdoor Research. From REI.

3 RAINBOW COVER
Executive umbrella, $45, by Vista. From Ayers Leather Shop, 201 N Main St, Greenville. (864) 232-9413

4 SPLASH OF RED
Halo sombrero, $43, by Outdoor Research. From Appalachian Outfitters, 191 Halton Rd, Greenville. (864) 987-0618, appoutfitters.com

5 TURQUOISE KICK
Tall gloss rain boots, $140, by Hunter. From Monkee’s of the West End, 103-A Augusta St, Greenville. (864) 239-0788, monkeesofthewestend.com

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Double Duty

Soft-washed denim combines class with off-duty comfort


By Laura Linen
JANUARY 3, 2014

Alpaca knit cap, $32. From Lily Pottery, 1269 Pendleton St, Greenville. lilywikoff.com

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Runway Ready

High style abounds at the Fashion on the TOWN VIP gala


By Dixie Dunlin
NOVEMBER 4, 2013

1 Melissa Stroud weas a Lulu Frost statement necklace and a Tibi skirt paired with Loeffler Randall shoes.

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For the Road

Travel sexy in smart leather


By Spencer Zettler
SEPTEMBER 30, 2013

1 IN A CINCH Skinny leather belt, $45, by Billiam Jeans, 1288 Pendleton St, Greenville. (864) 430-2762, billiamjeans.com
2 HOMEWARD BOUND Handsewn leather journals, $65-$125, by Patrick Cox. From Cox Photography, 1 Augusta St, Ste 200, Greenville. (864) 271-3986, etsy.com/shop/patrickcoxleather
3 BOARDING PASS Cashmere leather travel organizer, $75. By Mori Luggage, 700 Haywood Rd, Ste 230, Greenville. (864) 676-1166, moriluggage.com
4 CARRY ON Dorado 18-inch leather duffel, $140. By Mori Luggage.
5 OFF THE BEATEN PATH Courtland 1000 Mile Boot, $365, by Wolverine. From Rush Wilson Limited, 23 W North St, Greenville. (864) 232-2761, rushwilson.com

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Heavy Metal

Strike gold with a bold consignment accessory


By Joshua Moore-Vingia
MARCH 23, 2013

1 Stella & Dot Pegasus necklace, $198. Couture Closets, 192 E Main St, Spartanburg, (864) 582-8272, coutureclosets.com

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Sole Revival

Sarge’s Shoe Repair keeps your kicks in good standing


By Andrew Huang
FEBRUARY 25, 2013

In the words of New York Times style photographer Bill Cunningham, “Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of the boardroom.” But armor, like any tool, works only as well as it is maintained. There are tailors and cleaners for suits—for bluchers, balmorals, loafers, and any other manner of shoe, there’s Sarge’s Shoe Repair in Spartanburg.

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Bows Art

The Cordial Churchman of Rock Hill crafts stylish ties for every occasion


By Laura Linen
JANUARY 28, 2013

1 LINE ITEM Donovan bow tie, $29

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Dream Coat

Wrap up in a luxurious winter warmer


By Olivia de Castro
DECEMBER 27, 2012

Temperatures are falling, but that doesn’t mean your style has to slouch. Take winter up a notch with a knock-out weather-knocker—a perfect reason to embrace the cold.

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'Stache Away

Whether ’bar or none, save face with these salon finds


By Laura Linen
DECEMBER 27, 2012

Jack Black Face Buff, $20
Make way for an easier shave by smoothing the surface of the skin. Urban Nirvana, 500 E McBee St, Greenville. (864) 371-6200, urbannirvana.com

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Button Up

Don’t skimp on outerwear—finish the look with a classic statement


By Olivia de Castro
DECEMBER 26, 2012

Winter takes a new turn as your style heats up. Add a smart outer layer, like this city-length merino wool and cashmere number, featuring leather under the collar to up the ante—and keep out the cold.

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Mix & Match

Head-turning cocktail attire for the holidays


By Olivia de Castro
NOVEMBER 27, 2012

ON HER:

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Shoe Size

Take stock of your style for the new year


By Olivia de Castro
NOVEMBER 26, 2012

1 BUCKLE UP Ciro monk strap by Magnanni, $295. From Smith and James, 1125 Woodruff Rd, Ste 1603, Greenville. (864) 234-8880, smithandjames.com

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Suit Up

Fall blazes with military style


By Olivia de Castro
OCTOBER 29, 2012

1 Enlisted anorak by MinkPink, $148. Augusta Twenty, 20 Augusta St, Greenville, (864) 233-2600, augustatwenty.com

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Check Plus

Fall sportcoat does double-time for work and play


By Olivia de Castro
SEPTEMBER 29, 2012

What’s great about fall sportcoats,” says Rush Wilson, owner of Greenville men’s clothier Rush Wilson Limited, “is you can wear them as outerwear, wear them to work, or to play. They are a versatile garment.” Here, Wilson pairs the coat with jeans and boots for a polished, casual look. Kick it up with a pocket square—perfect for kick-off celebrations.

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Shoe In

Step up your fall swagger with lush texture and bold color


By Olivia de Castro
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012

1 MULTICOLORED PLATFORM PUMP
by Brian Atwood, $325. Coplon’s. 1922 Augusta Rd, Greenville. (864) 271-1600, coplons.com

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Game On

Take the field with a new fall lineup


By TOWN Staff
AUGUST 28, 2012

Left: Go for slim and fitted shorts with a classic tee that doesn’t swallow you whole. Remember, the shoes are key. Buy at least one pair of funky, low-top sneakers. Keep them simple, and ditch the socks.

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Trunk Show

Rock the beach in comfort and style


By TOWN Staff
JUNE 30, 2012

1 SUMMER STUD Immersion Research Demshortz, $62. Sunrift Adventures, 1 Center St, Travelers Rest. (864) 834-3019, sunrift.com

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Hip to be Square

Pocket squares add color and sophistication


By TOWN Staff
MAY 29, 2012

1 Blue & Beige Plaid
Geoff Nicholson, 100-percent linen, made in Italy. Call for cost.
Rush Wilson Ltd, 23 W North St, Greenville. (864) 232-2761,
rushwilson.com

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Linked In

Take your game to the next level with an elegant pair


By TOWN Staff
APRIL 25, 2012

1 KNOT-ICAL David Yurman. $495. Geiss & Sons, 765 Haywood Rd, #G, Greenville. (864) 297-6458, geiss.com

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Rising Tide

Ride high in new threads by Southern Tide


By TOWN Staff
MARCH 28, 2012

This spring Southern Tide, a Greenville-based apparel lifestyle brand, will debut its “Summer Jeans,” a line of men’s colored denim, to its expanding collection.

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Bow Wow

Tailor your look for a Southern spring


By Heather Pierce
FEBRUARY 27, 2012

1 SPRING TONE 100-percent cotton, madras plaid by High Cotton. Call for cost. M.H. Frank, Ltd, 380 College Ave, Clemson. (800) 513-7265, mhfrankltd.com

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Air Bags

Dopp kits make for a quick getaway


By Heather Pierce
JANUARY 31, 2012

1 NEATLY NESTLED Chestnut nylon, twill wash bag with hanger by Bobby Jones. $105. Jack Runnion LTD, 530 Haywood Rd, Greenville. (864) 297-5610

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Cabin Fever

Hit the slopes or the streets in fine winter finds


By Heather Pierce
DECEMBER 28, 2011

1 HAT TRICK
Wigéns water-repellant, lite-wool-felt crushable hat. $95. Rush Wilson Ltd, 23 W North St, Greenville. (864) 232-2761, rushwilson.com

2 BUTTON UP
100-percent Merino wool button-neck sweater by Smartwool. $130. Half-Moon Outfitters, 1420 Laurens Rd, Greenville. (864) 233-4001, halfmoonoutfitters.com

3 JACK OF ALL SHADES
Ray-Ban New Wayfarer Icons. $169. Fowler’s Pharmacy, 1908 Laurens Rd, Greenville. (864) 288-5905, fowlerspharmacy.com

4 GET A GRIP
Dents cashmere-lined, lambskin leather gloves. $125. Rush Wilson Ltd, 23 W North St, Greenville. (864) 232-2761, rushwilson.com

5 HIKE TO IT
Teva Riva eVent leather boots. $160. Appalachian Outfitters, 191 Halton Rd, Greenville. (864) 987-0618

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Tie Breaker

Suit up for the holidays with classic style


By Ruta Fox
NOVEMBER 29, 2011

1 TO THE POINT
Sapphire blue 100-percent-silk diamond-patterned tie. $60. Banana Republic, Haywood Mall, 700 Haywood Rd, Greenville. (864) 458-7547, www.bananarepublic.com

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Buckle Down

It’s a cinch to finish your look


By Ruta Fox
OCTOBER 30, 2011

1 SOUTHERN STYLE Go casual in brown leather with Southern Tide. $65. Rush Wilson, 23 W North St, Greenville. (864) 232-2761, www.rushwilson.com

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Dress Up

Spin heads in a wicked fall costume


By Taryn Scher
AUGUST 30, 2011

“One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.”
—Oscar Wilde

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