The first weekend of this month, I took a trip to one of my favorite places in the world: Charleston, South Carolina. Had an amazing weekend, which is no surprise, because Charleston never disappoints.
Touring essentials. Thanks to Valentino for the PERFECT little crossbody bag! It’s my new favorite for going out.
Our base camp was the French Quarter Inn. Superb location, champagne on check-in, wine-and-cheese daily during cocktail hour, milk and cookies before bed. Spacious, comfortable, excellent service. Rated #1 in Charleston, #3 in the South, and #25 in the world by readers of Condé Nast Traveler.
First time I put on my runners for a proper walk around downtown and the Battery. I highly recommend doing this!
Historic homes in downtown Charleston are breathtaking…and HUGE.
Love this shot taken at St. Michael’s Church cemetery.
John Rutledge, a signer of the U.S. Constitution, was laid to rest in this hauntingly beautiful place.
Heading to dinner in a Zara coat, vintage fur muff, Alexander McQueen ring, and my lovely little Valentino.
Dinner at Peninsula Grill. Filet mignon with foie gras truffle butter sauce. I always eat at Peninsula Grill when I visit, and this is what I always order. It’s incredible. There are no words. Actually, there are: voted Charleston’s best restaurant and best chef nine years in a row. Boom!
Isn’t the toile-papered bathroom in the Planters Inn adorbs? Feels so old world Southern. Like home.
I’ve also stayed at the Planters Inn, which is also absolutely fantastic. For a special weekend, you must.
Have you ever been to Charleston?