What to do around the city.

Word on the Chic

Luxury hair salon Drybar recently opened in the Specialty Shops SouthPark on Morrison Boulevard, and if you long for salon-worthy tresses without the cut and color, it’s time you treated yourself to one of the California-based chain’s signature blowouts.

A guy’s guide to relaxation in Charlotte: 6 low-key destinations that’ll leave you refreshed and renewed

Why does it feel like women have all the options when it comes to services that leave you feeling relaxed and renewed? Sometimes, a man also needs to slow down and take a minute to find his zen—without sacrificing his masculinity. Here’s a round-up of some of the best spots to escape that are cool, low-key, and will leave you refreshed.

What lies beneath: 3 questions for one of the nation’s top boudoir photographers

No longer just a risqué present for a groom-to-be, boudoir photography is now a gift that women of all ages and sizes are giving themselves—as a means of empowerment.   We talked with Charlotte-based photographer Critsey Rowe, owner of Couture Boudoir and one of the premier boudoir photographers on the East Coast, about the growing trend. Her packages start at…