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Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe by Contributor Stephanie Spring

Get Ready for Summer With Mexican Double Chocolate Ice Cream

By Stephanie Spring | April 29, 2017 | 0

Meet Stephanie Spring, one of our own Urban Southern ladies! Stephanie is a teacher, blogger, and newlywed who tries to live each day with an appreciative heart. Today she’s sharing one of her most popular recipes with us and we think you’re going to love it. Who’s Ready for Summer? They say April showers bring May…

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The history of this authentic leather bucket bag involves wine.

Do you Know the Fascinating History of the Bucket Bag?

By Regina Bauman | April 19, 2017 | 0

The Birth of the Bucket Bag in the 1900s The fashion industry constantly revisits history for new and modern inspirations. With vintage trends now turning modern, what’s could be better than studying design trends from the past to draw from their creative genius? Let’s take a peek into the fascinating history of a practical and…

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Popcorn on a rainy day while shopping for fashionable basics.

Fashionable Basics (and Popcorn) for Easy Style on Rainy Days

By Meg Delagrange | April 7, 2017 | 0

I’m sorry, this post really doesn’t have anything to do with food. It’s raining outside and I’m in the mood to eat popcorn as I type away on my laptop. Go get a bowl and join me while we talk about a couple easy ways to bring style to your outfit on a rainy day.…

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Online shopping with a Macbook and Market Tote

How to Overcome the Struggles of Online Shopping

By Regina Bauman | March 29, 2017 | 0

Regina has had a great amount of success with online shopping. I (Meg) have been afraid to try it, plus I live in a big city so I’m not limited to an availability of stores to shop at. Regina shares why she loves shopping online and answers some of the hangups I have with it. We…

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Wearing Floral Prints, by "The Year My Husband Dressed Me" with Josh and Megan Morken

3 Stylish Ways to Wear Floral Prints

By Meg Delagrange | March 21, 2017 | 0

That’s what she said. “I don’t think my dad would like it,” my friend’s brow was wrinkled. “The flowers are just waaaay too big.” My friend and I were picking out new fabric to make new dresses from while our moms chatted with each other a few aisles away. Her dad’s rule was that the…

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Founder and Designer, Regina Bauman, Urban Southern, with classy personal style.

10 Easy + Fun Steps to Finding Your Personal Style

By Regina Bauman | March 14, 2017 | 4

Several weeks ago I shared my story, From Amish to New York Fashion Week. We had an overwhelming response to that post and many ladies reached out to ask me more about how I found my personal style. I broke my process down into these 10 practical steps. 1. Read the Book Carol Tuttle’s “Dressing Your…

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A Stack of Full Grain, Unprocessed Leather

Why Not all Leather Bags are Created Equal

By Regina Bauman | March 8, 2017 | 0

The first time you crack open a simple Urban Southern box, your home is filled with the smell of real leather. You’ll never forget that moment of unwrapping your new bag. You fall in love right then and there. You know that this leather bag is unlike any other leather bag you’ve ever held before.…

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Building a community of women around Urban Southern and high quality leather bags.

Leather Bags with a Different Kind of Style

By Meg Delagrange | February 21, 2017 | 4

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 | 32

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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