Camille Key Keeps The Party Going With Charleston 365

Photo: Clifton Parker

If you’ve attended an event in Charleston and thought to yourself, “This is a great party,” then you’ve probably been fortunate enough to have been under the magical work of Camille Key. Camille is the owner of virtual marketing and promotional company Charleston 365 and owner of event production company Charleston After Dark.

Interview With Entrepreneur Heather Koonse Of Charleston Garment Manufactory


Once upon a time, there was a very talented seamstress who opened an alterations shop on King Street called The Rose Knot. One day, she decided to grow her business from simple alterations of hems, zippers and buttons into a manufacturing company that offers custom design and production for individuals and designers alike. And […]

Charleston’s Ayoka Lucas Makes A Bold Fashion Statement

Photo Credit: Sonja Hendrix

Independence is the new black. Especially for former Creative Director of Charleston Magazine and “fairy godmother” of Charleston Fashion Week, Ayoka Lucas. After 10 years of working with Charleston’s biggest magazine, Ayoka has launched a business of her own that includes fashion styling, consulting, trend tracking and emcee-ing. With Charleston Magazine being her leading […]

Charleston International Film Festival Founders Rock The Low Country

Summer Peacher Photo Credit: Haik Katsikian

Summer Peacher Photo Credit: Haik Katsikian

Thousands of miles couldn’t stop Summer Peacher and husband Brian from establishing one of the town’s most culturally stimulating events of the year. The Charleston International Film Festival, a non-profit organization known as CIFF, began as a dream for a California girl with a Southern draw. Literally. […]

Spotlight on One of CFW’s Emerging Designers: Ashley Newsome

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Ashley Newsome

I have had the pleasure of knowing Ashley Newsome, fashion designer, owner of Haberdashery (Savannah, Georgia), and 2012 Charleston Fashion Week Emerging Designer Contestant, for about five years. In those five years, I have watched her earn it and own it. She is one of the hardest working women I know […]