Month: May 2017

Best tinted moisturizers for the summer

Best tinted moisturizers for the summer

I don’t know about ya’ll, but the summer can make me lazy with my makeup. When it’s so hot that I know my foundation will melt off anyway, what’s the point of wearing it? That’s when my love of tinted moisturizer comes in handy. Tinted […]

Boyfriend jeans for summer nights

Boyfriend jeans for summer nights

Summer is here– whether you like it or not.  It’s in that weird time of year though where it might be 85 degrees in the afternoon, it can get a little windy after dark. Some of my favorite things to do in the summer are […]

Ivana Hrynkiw

Ivana Hrynkiw


Sweater and shorts outfit for spring.

I’m Ivana– a Birmingham native who’s still here, 25 years later. The Southern Style Diaries strives to showcase my love of all things southern. Find out how to throw the perfect back porch party, how to wear overalls without looking like your cousin Ed, and the best way to rock a red lip.

I’m a news reporter by day, where I cover crime and local court for and The Birmingham News. See my professional work here.

My favorite things are my dogs (all dogs, actually), tacos, and a good T.J. Maxx.

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