Style Court

Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes 2006-2016


Calendar Reminders

Hot pink and red organizer available through Kate Spade.

SCAD Style, the second annual design week hosted by The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is in full swing and continues through May 19, with exciting events in Atlanta and Savannah. Most of the happenings are free and open to the public.

Savannah highlights at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.:

Tuesday, May 15
Brooklyn-based trendspotter Grace Bonney, a.k.a. design sponge, speaks at 3 p.m.

Caroline Weber, young historian and author of Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution, speaks at 6 p.m. A book signing and reception follow at 7 p.m. Weber teaches at Barnard and has written for Vogue. Her recent slide presentation at the High Museum of Art was excellent.

Ending the night: an 8:30 p.m film screening of Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette.

Wednesday, May 16, 5 p.m.
Acclaimed interior designer and author, Vicente Wolf, presents his own photographs, taken around the world in countries including Ethiopia, Madagascar, Myanmar, Syria and Borneo, to share his unique global design perspective.

Thursday, May 17, 7 p.m.
Marketing master Andy Spade, CEO and co-founder of Kate Spade, participates in a question-and-answer session.

Above, spring 2006 ad for Kate Spade.

Savannah's Paris Market & Brocante, 36 W. Broughton St.
Saturday, May 12, 2-4 p.m
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.:

Saturday, May 12, 8 p.m.
Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette screening in the SCAD-Atlanta Hub. It would be fun to see this again on the big-screen, with an audience of stylophiles.

Monday, May 14, 7 p.m.
Veranda senior editor Tom Woodham moderates a panel discussion, "Interior Design: Atlanta and Beyond," with designers Dan Carithers, Suzanne Kasler and John Oetgen. Topics include the interior designers' work, their struggles, and their successes.

Mother's Day in Atlanta:

Big Hair and Little Dogs: The World of the Young Marie Antoinette, an afternoon at the High Museum of Art.
Sunday, May 13, 2:15 p.m.

Lynn Cullen, author of Moi and Marie Antoinette, will give a kid-oriented presentation on court fashion and etiquette. Her book is a whimsically illustrated account of Marie Antoinette, told from the perspective of her pug dog, Sebastien, beginning with Antoinette's life at age 13. The author will also sign books from 1 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. Event is free with Museum admission.


Anna Spiro said...

These things all sound so wonderful!! I wish I lived closer!

Pigtown*Design said...

I hope you're going to all of them!

The Peak of Chic said...

Thanks for the list! All of the events sound so interesting; I wish I had time to scoot down to Savannah too.

Linda Merrill said...

Sounds great, too bad it's so far from Boston! Loved the sets and costumes in Marie Antoinette. Sophia Coppola really has a feel for detail.