south central

When the glitterati set out for Louisville, Kentucky, from New York, Los Angeles or anywhere else, I am sure it isn’t just the Derby that lures them. Simultaneously progressive and grounded, this city offers every good thing for discriminating pleasure and beauty seekers. Invited for a visit by my friend, the Kentucky native and garden designer Jon Carloftis, I discovered modern gardens and shops, wonderful parks and a sustainable urban agriculture movement to rival the big cities. Here’s one urban girl who can’t get enough of the New South.