Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Join DJs the Beehive Blondes at South Seas Oasis this Sat. Aug. 18

Selling vintage clothes to boot

Posted by Christina Burnley on Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:08 AM

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The Beehive Blondes are coming to the Lowcountry this Sat. Aug. 18, where they'll get down with the get down from 8:30-11 p.m. at South Seas Oasis Tiki Bar. The Retro DJ duo, Jess James and Hannah Stewart, bring the party with '50s rock n roll, Motown, disco, and girl groups with a slight '80s flare — a.k.a. the ideal jukebox.

Don’t know what to wear? There will be a curated rack of vintage summer floral and tiki dresses and Hawaiian shirts available for purchase. The Beehive Blondes will also be hanging out at Candy Shop Vintage on Saturday afternoon to launch the debut of the Jess James + Co. vintage collection — which means you have two chances to dress to theme this weekend.

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Famulari's hosts Christmas in July Market on Wed. July 25

Xmas came early

Posted by Katie Lyons on Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 1:18 PM

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Christmas is coming early this year — five months early to be exact, at Famulari’s Brewing and Pizza Co. on James Island. On July 25, Famulari's hosts a Christmas in July Night Market from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Eat, drink, and be merry while browsing a variety of local vendors and getting a head start on your Christmas shopping.

Vendors range from C and J Co’s homemade candles to Bombshell Baking Co. (they make homemade baked goods to pair with beers, so, yeah). You can find handmade stained glass at Dragon Maille and Glass or books by local authors from Itinerant Literate Books. Bring home a wooden sign from The Creekside Home or try jewelry made from clock parts from Copper Lining.

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Roadside Blooms celebrates new Spruill Avenue storefront this Thurs. July 19

A budding business

Posted by Christina Burnley on Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:30 AM

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An influential member of the Lowcountry’s "green and local" movement, florist Toni Reale invites Charleston flower lovers to the grand re-opening of her leafy boutique, Roadside Blooms, which recently relocated to Spruill Avenue. The new, bigger space better accommodates Roadside Blooms' creative event-planning and floral-designs.

To commemorate this next chapter, Roadside hosts a community event (in conjunction with neighboring spot, The Station) showcasing their new storefront this Thurs. July 19. Sip and shop all day; live music amps things up from 6-9 p.m. While you're enjoying the local vendors and gorgeous flowers be sure to enter to win a ticket to an upcoming floral arranging workshop. 

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Mobile plant truck Haegur opens pop-up shop on King Street next month

Planting roots

Posted by Christina Burnley on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 9:25 AM

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Bj Stadelman is the local business owner of Haegur, a mobile plant nursery that’s taken Charleston by millennial storm. For those who’ve stopped by Stadelman’s truck, you know his space exudes a level of Instagram cool that one could only dream of pinning to their Pinterest board. Well get ready, because come July, Stadelman is opening a summer plant shop at 1102 King St.

This thriving business started with one big step: Stadelman quitting his 9-5. Taking inspiration by his own design, Stadelman quit his job as a hair stylist, and became the coolest plant stylist in town. The green guru took his passion to the streets (literally) and opened his Cushman Truckster up to the wandering locals of Charleston for his first shop in 2017. With immense popularity, there was only so much his little plant shop could hold, and that’s when he created the mobile nursery he is known for today.

Fast forward a year later and Stadelman's planting some roots in the King Street market. This July, go get your green goods from the upper King spot; follow Haegur on Instagram to stay up-to-date with Stadelman's moves. 

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Check out the new Lina Rosa jewelry collection at Mac & Murphy Thurs. June 21

Best little earrings that could

Posted by Christina Burnley on Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 4:12 PM

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This Thurs. June 21, head over to Mac & Murphy from 5-7 p.m. and take a first look at Paulina Rodriguez’s latest collection in her jewelry line, Lina Rosa. Rodriguez is a Charleston based jewelry designer whose childhood passion transitioned into a full blown career with her one-of-a-kind vintage pieces. She’s a self-taught bead weaver, whose design complexity influences her to spend anywhere from one to twelve hours threading individual beads and creating her uniquely stunning jewelry.

Last year Rodriguez took home the style runner-up award in Garden & Gun's Made in the South awards. In her interview with G&G she said, "I was so obsessed with beading when I was a teenager. I had a beading desk in the living room so I could watch TV while I worked.” 
And that obsession's paid off; just a few days ago the Lina Rosa Instagram page featured Wendy Williams rocking a pair of custom earrings, Silver Mary. Not to mention Lina Rosa's shout out in the City Paper in our Best of Charleston issue (please see: Best Little Earrings That Could). 

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