We’re thrilled to introduce The Goldbug Collection by MINI on Taigan!

“Mini” Mariana Hay is a life long resident of Charleston and the youngest of the 4th generation to join her family’s hundred year old store, Croghan’s Jewel Box. Mini comes by her talents quite naturally, it was her great grandfather who started Croghan’s and had a background as a jeweler, hand engraver, and manufacturer.

The Goldbug Collection by MINI is straight out of the imagination of “Mini” Mariana Hay. Mini’s mother challenged her to design a line of jewelry that would be something unique to Charleston and their iconic store. After some thinking the idea struck Mini, “Cockroaches!” or as they are more politely called in Charleston, “Palmetto Bugs.” She gilded her first bug and made a necklace with pearls just to test the waters and see what customers would say. The first necklace sold that day and she has been developing and expanding the line ever since. It is easy to see why people are drawn to Mini’s clever creations! 

Gingham Style

Fashion March 23rd, 2015 — by:

We’re going gingham this spring and summer! Shop the most refreshing trend of the season.

Middy N’ Me has several variations of gingham. We’re especially fond of this iconic red sleeveless version.

Bird Dog Bay has started making shirts! We’re especially fond of their new classic check prints.

If you only want to dip a toe in the gingham trend then we recommend a pocket square from Armstong + Wilson.

The Sweet Jane is part gingham and part floral accent, nailing both spring trends in one shirt!

Is there anything better than crisp white pajamas? Yes. Crisp white pajamas piped in a sweet blue gingham…. and on sale.

 

 

 

SB 2K15

Shops March 16th, 2015 — by:

It’s time to stock up on your spring break essentials. We’ve picked out a few of our favorites for warmer weather… it’s about time!

Look smoking hot in this Letarte bikini. We love the classic cut and bold color.

Wrap up in a beach candy towel from Turkish-T. The light weight material is perfect for wrapping up and not looking too bulky.

Ever visit the Ninigret Men’s Shop in Watch Hill, Rhode Island? We bow down to greatness presenting our own version of this shirt with a crisp, clean styling and a punch of Three Islands’ whimsy and color.

 

Lather up! There is simply no reason not to protect your skin these days. La Roche Posay makes the absolute best sunscreen… you’ll be hooked in no time.

We like to imagine being around in the 60’s, this tote on the arms of Jackie O as she traveled through St. Tropez and Cannes…a touch of Americana in the French Riviera.

 

Easter Basket Goodies

Shops March 16th, 2015 — by:

If you’re anything like us then you’re starting to plan your Easter baskets. Go above and beyond this year with our roundup of unique basket sized finds.

This necklace is perfect for all of the girls in your life. The cheery color and tassel are complimented by a sweet little rabbit charm.

Stay groomed on the go with the “Hemergency Kit.” Every guy needs to store one of these in his car console, desk drawer and briefcase. You just never know when you’ll be in a bind!

Foodies will rejoice when they find that Peter Cottontail brought gourmet condiments for easter. Spice up your next burger with Victoria Amory’s 1 1 1 Collection.

Round out the food theme with something sweet. We recomment Christophe’s Bunnies and Eggs.

An Armstong + Wilson pocket square fits nicely in a plastic egg. This color is conveniently called “egg whites,” which makes it extra fitting.

These pretty little soaps look just like something the Easter Bunny would leave. Put a few in a dainty soap dish and you’ll be thinking spring in no time!

 

We’re thrilled to introduce Jada Loveless on Taigan!

Jada Loveless handbags and accessories display a rich backdrop of textures and shapes that combines fine leathers, unique textiles, and the timeless qualities of materials such as American Alligator. Across the line you will see a nod to the classics as well as experience a modern voice that emphasizes individuality and bespoke luxury. 

Why we chose Jada Loveless

Handcrafted in small batches by master artisans, each bag is meticulously constructed from only the highest quality materials. From rich leathers to timeless jeweled clasps, each bag leaves the Jada Loveless workshop as a true work of art. 

TREND WATCH: Tie Dye

Fashion March 9th, 2015 — by:

Seems that what’s old is new these days. First the return of the jumpsuit and now tie dye? We can’t get enough of this ’70s throwback.

The color of this Raja Caftan is reminiscent of a shimmering pool of water. We love all of the different shades of blue and the sequin details.

This crepe top has a very groovy vibe. We’d pair it with white jeans and some wedges for an easy breezy look.

These silk shawls are perfect for staying warm on a spring evening or worn like a pareo at the beach.

Not ready to go full on tie dye? Then just roll up a sleeve and show a hint of it with this Proenza Schouler Blazer.

This short Caftan might be beautiful on the beach, but its flattering shape is even better as an evening top. It was made using a Shibori Tie dye, which is more subtle and refined than most tie dye processes.