• What's In My Closet: Game Day Edition

    Open my closet and you will notice one thing right off the bat… LOTS of black. It has always been a favorite color of mine, and I feel like I can do so much with it. Thankfully, my alma mater’s colors are black and gold (Southern Miss To The Top!), so I already had a nice stockpile of black clothing to choose from.  With football season in full swing, and local boutiques stocking up on the cutest game day attire, it’s hard not to want to buy one of everything in the stores.

  • What's in Her Closet? Fall Wardrobe Staples

    Grab your Pumpkin Spice Latte and light your favorite Fall scented candle, folks. My favorite season is slowly approaching and I could not be more excited! While fall weather in the south doesn’t really start until the end of October, I have decided to take a peek into my closet in order to prepare. Let’s take a look… 

  • What's in His Bag?

    If you haven’t guessed by now, this month’s issue is dedicated to men (cue “Let’s Hear It for the Boy”). I asked Dapper Dozen alum Tyner Sullivan for his go-to essentials. I knew he had good taste, and I wasn’t wrong: He sent a list full of brands I personally love, and I think you guys would, too. Let’s take a look…

    1. Watch
    When a man gets dressed, he puts on a watch. I personally love the Unisex Timex Weekender Fairfield watch. $75

     

  • what’s in my carry on?

    Summer is upon us. If you’re anything like me, you have been bitten by the travel bug something serious. I get stir crazy in the summer and chances are I am trying to get as far away from the South as possible. So, aside from the obvious TSA requirements, what are some of my other summer travel essentials? Let’s take a look.

     

  • Elizabeth Porter: SUPER MOM & WONDER  WOMAN

     She’s a single woman and a local attorney. He’s a blonde-haired, 17-month-old little boy who likes to climb on the furniture and loves a good book about tractors.

    Their story is an unlikely one, but one that was written in the stars.

    Two years ago, Hattiesburg attorney Elizabeth Porter was focused on her growing private practice and her work as a public defender for Forrest County.

    She had already spent two years working as an assistant district attorney and despite having achieved much in her young career, Porter still longed for something more.

  • What's in my bag?

    With football season in full swing, it’s time to put away your everyday handbag, and break out the clear one. Shoutout to Eve Marie’s boutqiue here in Hattiesburg for helping me find the perfect one! So, what are some of my game day essentials?

    Let’s start here...

    1. PEN AND PAPER
    Yes, I carry a notebook and pen with me wherever I go. I’m an Art Director, so when inspiration hits, I am reaching in my bag and grabbing for these little beauties. I’m partial to Rifle Paper Co. and their designs. You can purchase yours at riflepaperco.com for $15

  • Front Street Bar

    Life in downtown Hattiesburg is all about reinvention. Businesses come and go, spaces are reimagined, and the creative drive of local entrepreneurs brings a steady flow of new life to the ever-changing scene.

    So, it came as no surprise when Tom White announced that long-time downtown favorite 206 Front would re-open with a new concept and a new name.

    In December 2016, Front Street Bar opened its doors to Hattiesburgers excited to see the return of one of downtown’s favorite destinations.  

     

    Looking back; facing forward

  • Centennial Celebration

    From its launch of operations in 1917, Camp Shelby is officially celebrating 100 years of service through multiple events this month, including a black-tie gala and family day.

    Renowned veteran war correspondent and highly-acclaimed co-author of “We Were Soldiers Once...And Young,” Joe Galloway will deliver the keynote address during Camp Shelby’s black-tie gala at 6pm Thursday, July 13. The “Centennial Salute,” a formal-attire ticketed event, will be held at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg and is open to military and civilian guests.

  • Hub City welcomes contestants for state pageant

    In its 20th year as host city, Hattiesburg will showcase this year’s best and brightest young women as they compete for the title of Mississippi’s Miss Hospitality at the Historic Saenger Theater. The program, now in its 68th year overall, is set for July 21-22 in Downtown Hattiesburg.

     Twenty-five women, who are all currently enrolled in a college or university in Mississippi, will vie for the state title of Mississippi’s Miss Hospitality, with the winner serving for a full year as the state’s official ambassador for economic development and tourism. 

  • The second annual Best of the Pine Belt Best Dressed

    Here we are again. The Best of the Pine Belt Awards Show Best Dressed list. That was a mouthful. I’ll work on a better name before 2018 rolls around.

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