Great looks for all the holiday parties, galas, concerts, performances and other events in the Lowcountry.
MALUKA IS A LOCAL BOUTIQUE WITH URBAN STYLE
Bluffton’s Promenade district is the closest thing the Lowcountry has to an urban scene. Nightlife, residential living space above restaurants and a walkable scale have made this area popular with Millennials.
The metro feel made this location appealing to Kim Block when she decided to open a boutique in her new hometown. Her shop, Maluka, looks like a clothing store one might find in the downtown of a large city.
Growing up in Augusta, Georgia, Ginny Lovelace knew her dad loved history and his extensive coin collection, but she didn’t share those interests.
“He would be reading a book about the Civil War or what we called ‘playing’ with his coins, but I didn’t spend much time with my dad. I was concerned about my next date or something like that. We didn’t have a lot in common when I was growing up,” Lovelace said.
Photography Lisa and Mark Staff / Styling Roxanne Madere Gilleland / Models Katie Casey, Mike Casey, Kety Marquez, Mackenzie Hilton, Cheyenne Wright, Leslie Hughes, Jock Miller, Marianna Elizabeth Epps / Makeup Maria Noel Bagnulo of Head Makeup Artistry and Esthetics / Hair Rebecca Bianchi of Le Spa of Sea Pines / Special thanks Harbour Town Yacht Club and Mike Casey for use of his boat
LUKE MCGOWAN IS CARVING OUT HIS FUTURE ONE FRAME AT A TIME.
The photo, one of many on the Luke Shades Instagram feed, reveals the humble beginning of a fashion brand that is storming the beaches of the East Coast.
It shows a cheap patio table of metal mesh on a sun-baked patch of concrete, an orange box cutter, and a primitive set of sunglass frames cut from a piece of 1/8-inch scrap plywood.