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Part of being a lifestyle brand is engaging with other beautiful brands that walk hand in hand with our elegant, coastal style. We know that a home is comprised of pieces from many different places, and its important to us that our product will not just stand out from the rest – but we want to make sure our pieces compliment the rest as well. We have found that the coastal inspirations and whimsy of Spartina 449 are truly complimentary to the Emily McCarthy style.

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Do you love Emily’s scarf in the very first photo? It’s darling and it’s even more precious because it’s a scarf with the map of Savannah on it. Click either of the images above to make sure it’s in your wardrobe!

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We hosted a sip and shop event at Spartina 449’s downtown Savannah location at the end of October and had such a fun experience. The baubles, the totes, the devotion to seaside life – it truly aligns itself with all of our favorite things! How gorgeous is this store?

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We see the girl with signature style who can’t get enough of a great classic, brown cross body bag. Inside it she has a journal to keep all of her fresh and exciting ideas about her passion. The Spartina 449 Savannah map journal tugs at our heart strings, because it’s so important to keep home close to you no matter where you are. She never leaves the home without a bit of sparkle and a bit of sass. Spot cheetah around her neck is a must!

She’s also the kind to have her folded notes closeby so that no matter what adventure she’s on, she’s sending love to those who fill her heart the most.

(Spartina 449 “Sea La Vie Stand Out/ Flamingo” necklace // Ruled 5X7 Savannah Notebook // Middleton Crossbody bag // Emily McCarthy Spot Cheetah Scarf // Emily McCarthy Flat Note Cards)

What else do you love from Spartina 449?

Emily McCarthy

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  1. Jessica Maples says

    We loved partnering with you on this event Emily. Have a fabulous 2017!


    January 10, 2017
Categories: emily's favorite things, fashion, partnerships, savannah, signature style, style

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Ask any bride and she’ll agree – she can’t thank her bridesmaids enough for lending support during the most exciting time in her life! Hosting a bridesmaids luncheon is the perfect way to introduce bridesmaids who come from different cities and different friend groups, it’s also a beautiful way to express your gratitude!

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When we were asked to style a bridesmaid luncheon, there was nothing but excitement at the Emily McCarthy Shoppe. Weddings give us life around here, from paper products to custom monogramming and our brand new Registry Programme – they’re practically the tie that binds!

We drew our inspiration from something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. What we loved about this – is that all of these things could be represented in the classic ginger jar. They come in so many shapes and sizes, a centerpiece was born.

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Once the centerpieces made their places at the table, filling them with vibrant flowers was the easy touch that could take them from ornamental to truly sensational. As we continued the theme of bright pink to mix with the white and blue, we loved the variety that John Davis Florist selected. Instead of sticking with one type of flower for each ginger jar, we were blown away at the impact that the different types truly made as far as the statement went.

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(Lucite catch-all tray made to order with color and monogram specifics. A gift that will finally be used, and hasn’t been overdone at other weddings)IMG_7050(Custom linen cocktail napkins elevate the scene from a casual party to a real fete)
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(Capri tile invitation custom made // Inquire within!)

Pink, white, and blue on a lush green backdrop. Vibrant, yet not busy. Special, yet completely achievable. Our exclusive Capri Tile print makes its debut here and really steals the show! From the invitations, dinner napkins, and large pillows – this gorgeous print is bold and simple all at once. IMG_7141

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(See the capri tile stealing the show continually! This time in a larger lucite tray.)

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Sweet treats were quite literally the icing on the cake to bring our luncheon above and beyond. The fabulous artists at Gigi’s Cupcakes Savannah not only matched our colors perfectly, they utilized their creative abilities to make a special, sparkling touch. For even more details, be sure to pick up the latest copy of Savannah Weddings Magazine!

What would you like to see in a bridal luncheon?

Emily McCarthy

Photography: Sarah Buck

Florals: John Davis Florist

Linens and Dinnerware: Ranco Tent Rentals

Sweet Treats: Gigi’s Cupcakes Savannah

Hair: Parlor Blow Dry Bar

Make-up: Glow Medspa

Wardrobe: BleuBelle Boutique

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Categories: real weddings, savannah

One of my favorite spots around Savannah is the newly renovated Cohen’s Retreat! The building used to be a home for retired gents, then an Olympic training facility. Now, the doors have been reopened for a full restaurant, event space and retail shop.

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My favorite picks from J. McLaughlin are here and here.

Photos by the talented Sarah Buck 

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Categories: savannah, style

Savannah, Georgia is such a destination spot for vacationers and I am often asked to share my favorite local hotspots. When J. McLaughlin asked me to sport a few of my favorite items from their collection, I thought Savannah would be the perfect backdrop for a family tour! First stop? One of my go-to lunch spots, Kayak Kafe.

Since we are gluten-free (husband has celiac and I have a moderate intolerance), we stick to a very limited list of restaurants that provide GF menu choices. Kayak Kafe offers many options for their signature tacos, paninis and salads. Delish! I love their focus on fresh ingredients and a “California” style. They have two locations, Downtown on Broughton Street and Midtown on Paulsen Street.

For lunch with a girlfriend, I decided to go with the Tania Top and Pippa Pants – super comfy and stretch for a fulfilling meal and chasing little ones!

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Photos by the talented Sarah Buck Photography

If you’re planning to visit Savannah and would love to know any more meets on my favorite spots, say hello! hello@emilymccarthy.com

Also, head on over to Visit Savannah for helpful tips as well!

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Categories: emily's favorite things, in the life of..., savannah, style