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Style-obsessed readers in Savannah and Atlanta, open your date books: the Savannah College of Art and Design, known to locals as SCAD, will host its second annual design week, SCAD Style, May 10–19, with events in both cities. Most of the week's happenings are free and open to the public.
Savannah highlights at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.:
Brooklyn-based trendspotter Grace Bonney, a.k.a. design sponge, speaks Tuesday, May 15 at 3 p.m.
Caroline Weber, dynamic young historian and author of Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution, speaks Tuesday, May 15 at 6 p.m. A book signing and reception follow at 7 p.m. Ending the night: an 8:30 p.m. film screening of Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette. Weber teaches at Barnard and, in addition to her scholarly work, she has written for Vogue. Her recent slide presentation at the High Museum of Art was excellent, so I definitely recommend this event.
Acclaimed interior designer and author Vicente Wolf speaks Wednesday, May 16 at 5 p.m. Throughout his presentation Wolf will use his own photographs, taken around the world in countries including Ethiopia, Madagascar, Myanmar, Syria and Borneo, to share his unique global design perspective.
Marketing master Andy Spade, CEO and co-founder of Kate Spade, participates in a question-and-answer session, Thursday, May 17 at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, May 12 from 2-4 p.m., at Savannah's Paris Market & Brocante, 36 W. Broughton St., SCAD President Paula S. Wallace signs a book she co-authored, A House in the South: Old-Fashioned Graciousness for New-Fashioned Times.
Highlights at the SCAD-Atlanta campus, 1600 Peachtree St.:
Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette screening in the SCAD-Atlanta Hub, Saturday, May 12 at 8 p.m. It would be fun to see this again on the big-screen, with an audience of stylophiles.
Veranda senior editor Tom Woodham moderates a panel discussion, "Interior Design: Atlanta and Beyond," with designers Dan Carithers, Suzanne Kasler and John Oetgen on Monday, May 14 at 7 p.m. Topics include the interior designers' work, their struggles, and their successes.