What I packed: South Carolina, January 2020

I get so many questions about what to pack when visiting certain places, that I thought I’d start an official guide on what I wear, when and where, starting with my home in South Carolina. I visited last month and packed all the wrong things. I brought sweaters, coats and jeans, thinking that the weather would be glum and terrible.…
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FFG Travels: Kiawah Island Resort, South Carolina

When new acquaintances ask me to describe my home in “The South,” I know they are always expecting me to compare my lifestyle to something out of Gone With The Wind, Fried Green Tomatoes or Dawson’s Creek. There is an incredible romance that has built up around this part of the world, because of the way it has been portrayed in popular…
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Style Update: Springing Ahead in Chambray

I’m used to insanely warm weather when home in South Carolina, so this latest trip most definitely threw me for a loop. 9 days out of 10 were filled with either freezing cold weather, snow, or a combination of the two. While the snow was beautiful and the freezing temperatures made for lovely moments with fires and hot chocolates, I…
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One Snowy South Carolina Day in January

Last Tuesday, it was casually mentioned that there was snow forecasted for the week ahead. Now, had I been sitting in London, I would have rolled my eyes and spent the next five minutes casually complaining about how the city can’t take a single flurry without going into meltdown, whereas us Americans are ready for anything the crazy weather patterns…
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Style Update: A Boden Icons Moment

Alright, whether you are seeking out garden party attire, wedding guest ensembles or the polo party wear, consider yourself sorted. Boden have just released their Icons range for summer and the offering is otherworldly.  For me, it was always going to be about the Boden Icons Grace Silk Maxi Dress. This delicate floor length gown is working its way into…
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