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About Our Brand and Our Designs

We frequently say our goal is to capture the spirit of Lowcountry living and the richness of our diverse cultural heritage.  But what does that mean? It means a lot.  And more than we can cover in 1 blog post.  But let's give a snippet.  Prior to the 1600's, the wilderness surrounded by various rivers that flow in and around the Lowcountry was inhabited by tidewater Indians for thousands of years before Europeans arrived.  All were skilled hunters and thrived on the bounty of the land and waters.  Native Americans used the Broad Path, which followed the Ashley River, to trade with neighboring tribes.  (image credit to Sciway). During the 1600's, some Native American tribes provided assistance to English colonists...

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Spotlight on Shem Creek

The Sewee tribe of Native Americans was first to live along this waterway’s shores and gave it the name “Shemee” (meaning unknown). Its people valued the same sheltered deep water and easy accessibility to the harbor that attracted the Englishmen who began settling on the creek in the 1670s. Shrimping was introduced in the 1930s with Captain William C. Magwood’s trawler, Skipper. From then onward, Shem Creek was the home port for Charleston’s fleet of shrimp boats and commercial fishing vessels. For decades, the fisheries were a mainstay of the town’s economy. Dozens of working boats lined both sides of the creek—so many, they had to dock three or four abreast. Yet the scenic trawlers also unwittingly brought a new commerce...

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You'll love our American flag design!

You'll love this design -- great color combination and also clean lines that avoid clutter and confusion.  We only have a few in stock right now, so if you are looking for a great Father's Day gift or just want to update your look, shop away!  And don't forget to use our 'members only' coupon for $15 off (hint:  the coupon is MEMBER).  

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Spring Golf and Great Needlepoint Belt to Capture the Spirit

It's February now and we're starting to look forward to a great season of Spring golf and The Masters.  Featured in the image is one of our customer favs -- beautiful contrasting colors on a hunter green background and chestnut brown leather tabs. Follow the link to see more details. Perfect for the transition from Winter into Spring. 

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