No need to pass on style on game day with clothing in college colors from Atlanta-based Stewart Simmons. CONTRIBUTED BY WWW.STEWARTSIMMONS.COM

Southern Made: fall gifts for guys and gals

As a college football fan and fashionista, Atlanta’s Shena Simmons had a game plan: create a line of game-day wear for women. She kicked off her collection earlier this year.

For years, Denise Zannu made soaps in her kitchen. For herself. Then she wrapped them up as holiday gifts. When friends and co-workers asked to buy her colorful, handcrafted soaps, Zannu decided to raise the bar. And start a business.

South Carolina’s Tom Mauldin is an artist and avid outdoorsman. His passion for fishing and the South’s coastal beauty inspired him to design a clever and functional piece of wearable art: a belt buckle that functions as a bottle opener.

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