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So You Want to Be an Iron Man (or Woman)?


Three years ago, Corky Alexander was a disabled veteran facing a myriad of medical issues. While driving to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., his eyesight left him temporarily. When he finally arrived at the medical facility, after colliding with two cars along the way, he thought he might be having a stroke. Following an … [Read more...]

Say “I Do” in Style: New Ideas for Your Special Day

Say I Do in Style!

Local couples have always known that East Cooper is perfect for weddings, but it took Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively to really put Mount Pleasant on the marital map. And no wonder – Mount Pleasant offers perfect venues and professional services. Boone Hall, of course, comes to mind first – and not just because of the recent celebrity ceremony. … [Read more...]

Don’t Wait! Get Back Into Shape

Dr Jack Hensel - the Lowcountry Plastic Surgery Center and the Lowcountry Beauty and Wellness Spa

The holidays are a time for indulgence, and rightly so; after all, we’ve survived another year. But once the last peppermint martini has been swilled and the last bite of cake has been munched, it’s time to think about getting back into shape. I recently caught up with Dr. Jack Hensel, of Lowcountry Plastic Surgery Center, and found out some … [Read more...]

Food & Fashion 2012

Tom Crawford, wearing a tan dress shirt with Van Heusen black slacks, jacket and patterned tie, is joined by Sissy Baker, sales executive with UNITS Portable Storage. Sissy is wearing a layered gold sheath, knee length Maggie London dress and Nina New York strapped heal shoes. Make-up and styling provided by Belk in Mount Pleasant Towne Centre.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the late Andy Williams used to sing, and every year I find myself agreeing with his assessment of the holiday season, when people of all faiths and backgrounds make time for friends, family and fun. Over the course of several weeks, Mount Pleasant Magazine and several residents, business owners and … [Read more...]

Jennie Moore Elementary, Mount Pleasant, SC: Fall 2012 Fashions

Joshua, a rising 6th grader, Cairo-Middle: O'neil khakis, striped shirt, Nikes

Back-to-school fashion can produce a mixed bag of excitement and angst. While a few public and private schools ease the pain by requiring students to wear uniforms or specific colors, most have vague guidelines that allow students to create their own fashion statements or fashion faux pas. Karen Felder, principal at Jennie Moore Elementary in Mount … [Read more...]

Coastal Body – Mount Pleasant, SC – Pilates

The heat is on in the lowcountry, and that means bathing suits, shorts and more revealing clothing. Unfortunately for some of us, new bulges and slack muscles may be evidence of questionable nutrition and sporadic exercise over the winter. Solve your body issues at Coastal Body, where the owner and instructor, Lauren Dauscher, practices what … [Read more...]

2012 Charleston’s Womens Show – Fashion Show

Jesica and Jordan appeared several times on the runway at the CWS. On this turn, Jesica wears upscale resort wear from Cabana Gauze and Jordan wears pink shorts with coordinating striped shirt from Angels and Rascals.

Two fantastic fashion shows highlighted the second day of the first annual Charleston’s Women’s Show, held in early March at the Omar Shrine Convention Center in Mount Pleasant. For generations, mothers and daughters have dressed alike, a fun and exciting pastime that tends to bring the two just a little bit closer. The Mother and Daughter … [Read more...]

Lowcountry Beauty and Wellness Spa

Mount Pleasant's Lowcountry Beauty and Wellness Spa at the Lowcountry Plastic Surgery Center

Beauty & Wellness Inside & Out If you don’t feel good about how you look, chances are you won’t feel good. That’s the philosophy of the Lowcountry Beauty and Wellness Spa at the Lowcountry Plastic Surgery Center. Located on Long Point Road in Mount Pleasant, the Center provides a wide range of options to help people look and … [Read more...]

Location, Location

Page’s Thieves Market and The Coleman Collec tion were great locations. Denise poses outside each vendor and is joined by Bridget t the big red barn.

Our Fashion Shoot This edition of Mount Pleasant Magazine is all about being green. Earth Day is April 22; what better way to celebrate our fashion layout than with reused clothing? All of the pieces featured were donated, shared among friends or loaned from one of our consignment advertisers. We chose the locations for the fashion shoots … [Read more...]

Shopping Without Dropping


Resale, Thrift & Consignment It is an interesting time to be a consumer. Newspapers and TV networks regularly push headlines about a deflated economy. Yet as so many Americans struggle, prices for goods continue to rise. For that reason, the slogan, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” is not only a mantra but a battle cry for individuals and … [Read more...]