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We are so excited to be welcoming Eddie Ross in celebration of his new book, Modern Mix and the Southern C Summit. I loved meeting Eddie at last year’s Summit, so we’re thrilled to have him joining us back in Charleston.  Below, Eddie fills us in on his return to Charleston and new projects he is working on and we’re sharing a few sneak peeks into the book.


You and Jaithan are renovating a beautiful house, will you be sourcing any furniture or art while you’re in Charleston?

Yes! Finding great stuff when I’m on the road is the fun part; getting it home is another story. Years back, I bought a one-way ticket for a brass and Lucite bar cart from Miami to New York—we both needed a stiff drink after that one. 

How does entertaining in Charleston differ (if at all) from New York and Connecticut, where you grew up?

I’m a southerner at heart, blending gorgeous, old things on a table with clean-lined shapes for a modern mix. 


You’ve were a featured speaker at The Southern C Summit last year, what are your thoughts on the event? What are you most looking forward to? 

The Summit is the perfect place to reconnect with friends, find new ones and get inspired. Plus, it’s always great fun visiting Charleston. It’s one of my favorite cities!

Any special places you discovered on your last trip? 

Shopping the Terrace Oaks Antiques Mall, I found a gorgeous pair of chintz curtain panels in a big, bright floral that I had my dry cleaner’s seamstress turn into a tablecloth. I can’t wait to go back!


For more updates and to watch the progress of Eddie and Jaithan’s home project, be sure to follow him on Instagram!  And, we’d love to see you at our office in Charleston for Eddie’s book signing. xo!

4.07.16   |   TARA GUÉRARD
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We are thrilled that The Scout Guide is hosting a very exciting ticket giveaway for two tickets to our Charleston Wine and Food Festival luncheon at Circa 1886 Restaurant.  Head over to TSG’s blog for your chance to win!

2.19.16   |   TARA GUÉRARD
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We’re taking a look back at this perfect pocket sized welcome booklet for a Charleston wedding weekend. All the important information for the weekend events and a guests’ guide to Charleston along with personal photos of the couple were all laid out and designed by Lettered Olive and Soiree to coordinate with the rest of the wedding paper design.  The couple chose some of their favorite restaurants they like to dine in while visiting and filled in with recommendations from us.  Any “sights”, and favorite shops and art galleries they had seen over the years and enjoyed were mentioned.  Then, research was done on local historic facts, and recipes from the wedding caterer were shared.  These were waiting for guests in the welcome bags when they arrived in Charleston, and were the perfect size for men to keep in their pockets, or ladies to toss in a bag.

Tara Guerard Soiree/Lettered Olive

Tara Guerard Soiree/Lettered Olive

Tara Guerard Soiree/Lettered Olive

Tara Guerard Soiree/Lettered Olive

Tara Guerard Soiree/Lettered Olive

transportation schedule

charleston facts

Charleston Facts 2

lowcountry recipes

charleston recipes 2

charleston recipes 3

charleston dining

Charleston dining 2

charleston dining 3


bars 2

galleries and shopping

charleston plantations

charleston plantations 2

things to do and see

things to do and see 2

8.04.15   |   TARA GUÉRARD
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