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Leather Bags with a Different Kind of Style

By Meg Delagrange | February 21, 2017

AT THE HEART OF URBAN SOUTHERN At the heart of our vision behind Urban Southern is the notion that practical, high-quality leather bags are for every woman. (And dudes that 💖 our bags, too.) We’re Everyday Women As we filled our VIP seats at both of the runway shows we accessorized at New York Fashion…

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How I found my Style — From Amish to New York Fashion Week - Regina Bauman, Urban Southern

From Amish to New York Fashion Week

By Regina Bauman | February 15, 2017

The Beginning: Born Amish I was born Amish and raised conservatively, so “style” was not a word I heard often growing up. I remember when I was thirteen, my mom made me a jumper, which was essentially a sleeveless dress. A “boughten” shirt, which is a plain button down collared shirt was added underneath the…

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5 Easy Ways to Stay Afloat with Your New Year’s Resolutions

5 Easy Ways to Stay Afloat with Your New Year’s Resolutions

By Regina Bauman | February 7, 2017

1. Don’t Make Any This is the best advice you will receive from this post. I used to be one of those addicted to making many resolutions that I forgot about three weeks later. At the time I felt powerful, unstoppable. I can do anything! All I have to do is write it down! I’m…

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Caring for my leather bag.

Answering Your Leather Bag Care Questions

By Regina Bauman | February 4, 2017

Good morning Urban Southern, it’s Gina here in the heart of Tennessee. It’s a lovely rainy Saturday morning here. It’s the perfect day to just simply stay inside, get on Netflix and brew some coffee or tea, whatever you like. This morning I’m going to answer your questions about how to take care of your…

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Turn Your Funky Day Around With 10 Practical Steps

10 Practical Steps to Turn Your Funky Day Around

By Meg Delagrange | January 31, 2017

Have you been getting discouraged by watching the highlights of your friend’s ambitious life? Do you wish people would be more honest about the days they are caught in a funk? Do you look for practical ways to take care of your mental health? Do you want to be able to walk through a funky day…

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Letter about a leather tote

A Letter about Leather: Raine’s Market Tote

By Lynette Raine Eby | January 20, 2017

Today we’re delighted to share a beautiful “Letter about Leather” with you from one of our own Urban Southern ladies. Lynette carries one of our earlier Market Tote designs and she shares why it’s “the bag” for her. Enjoy. Hello Urban Southern friends, Growing up I was fascinated by leather products because I was introduced…

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A Local fresh vegetable and fruit Market in Tokyo

Infographic: 17 Easy Soup Hacks

By Meg Delagrange | January 15, 2017

We’ve been sharing soup tips all week. Did you know January is National Soup Month? We didn’t. Thanks to one of our readers, we know now. 2 FUN SOUP FACTS ⠀ Historical evidence of the existence of soup dates all the way back to around Adam and Eve’s time. Imagine Eve serving soup to her…

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Winter is Soup Season + How to Make The Best White Chili Recipe

Winter is Soup Season + How to Make The Best White Chili Soup

By Regina Bauman | January 10, 2017

Recently I saw an episode of Triple D where Guy went to a restaurant called “Soup Nation“. It was a darling little place that made their own sourdough bread and served it with so many delicious soups: 3 Cheese Tomato, 5 Spice Chicken, Butternut Squash Parmesan, Campfire Bean Chili, Black Bean & Sour Cream. Oh…

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Waking up early to have some quiet time at Starbucks with my leather bag.

8 Practical Steps to Establish the Powerful Habit of Waking Up Early

By Meg Delagrange | January 6, 2017

I made a habit to get up at 4:45 a.m. every morning two years ago and I’ve been sticking to it pretty well. Sometimes I’ve moved to 5:30 a.m. but then I only have half an hour to get ready for work and my day just doesn’t go as well. I haven’t always been an…

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