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Lunch with Patricia Altschul, the breakout star of "Southern Charm," Bravos hit reality show
High Cotton
Charleston, SC
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Lunch with Patricia Altschul, the breakout star of "Southern Charm," Bravos hit reality show
Join us at noon Thursday, May 18 at High Cotton for Blue Bicycle Books Charleston Author Series luncheon with Patricia Altschul, the surprise breakout star of Bravos hit reality show "Southern Charm," introducing her new book "The Art of Southern Charm," an essential lifestyle guide as refreshing and fun as a gin martini.

Lady Gaga claimed that "looking at Patricia is like looking in a mirror."

Enjoy a lovely three-course luncheon at one of Charleston's finest restaurants, High Cotton, meet Patricia Altschul, who will be interviewed in a one-on-one chat by Emmy Award Winning Journalist Pamela Graham Anderson.

Tickets for this fun event are $31 for lunch, $57 for the luncheon and a signed hardcover copy of "The Art of Southern Charm," or $88 Luncheon-for-Two that includes two luncheons and one, signed, hardcover copy of "The Art of Southern Charm."

About the Book
Patricia Altschul, the surprise breakout star of Bravos hit reality show Southern Charm, introduces an essential lifestyle guide as refreshing and fun as a gin martini.

Fan-favorite Bravolebrity Patricia Altschul from the primetime show Southern Charm finally brings fans her eagerly anticipated opus on etiquette and living a glamorous Southern lifestyle.

Interviewed by Bryan Hoffman, Patricia provides advice on every situation, from hosting a memorable cocktail party, to decoding the dress code for any event, to handling a drunken boor at the dinner table, to delivering the perfectly phrased insultlike her now iconic shameless strumpet.

"The Art of Southern Charm" takes readers inside the world of Charlestons most captivating grande dame, who (with Michael the Butler) offers a bluebloods blueprint for curating and celebrating life at its best.

And martini-ware by Vieuxtemps, Lower King Street's go-to place for wedding registries, hostess gifts and simply good taste.

About the Author
Patricia Altschul plays the resident madcap grande dame on "Southern Charm" Bravos hit reality show. Patricia has earned her status as a preeminent tastemaker. She received her Masters Degree from George Washington University, where she lectured on Art History.

She was a highly-successful art advisor who also amassed her own art collection and has been a director or trustee of several nonprofit organizations including the New York Historical Society and Historic Hudson Valley (the Rockefeller Family properties). In 2012 Altschul was given the Woman of the Year award by the Police Athletic League of New York City.

In 2013 she received a Carolopolis Award from the Preservation Society of Charleston for her renovation of the historic Isaac Jenkins Mikell House. "The preservation work completed is an excellent example of a sensitive approach to maintaining the integrity of one of Charlestons finest pre Civil War residences."

In addition to being an academic and a philanthropist, she has done a life-long tour-of-duty at the top of the social ladder in Washington, D.C., Oyster Bay, and on Manhattans storied Fifth Avenue, where she observed--and ultimately dictated--the modern-day rules of civility. Patricia, who really puts the social in social networking, has a glorious brain, the best legs, a killer sense of humor, and expertly curates every aspect of her life.

She has been featured in publications including Vogue, Town & Country, Architectural Digest, People. Wise, cultivated, elegant and funny, Patricia is a consummate hostess and a lifestyle icon whose unique combination of class and sass has endeared her to fans of all ages.

Pat quickly became a fan favorite last year and has even drawn the affection of celebrities like Lady Gaga who claimed 'that looking at Patricia is like looking in a mirror.

Books provided by Blue Bicycle, an independent bookstore and staple in the downtown Charleston community selling new, used and rare books in the fashionable Upper King Street District.

Special thanks to our sponsor, Vieuxtemps, whose Lower King boutique is one of the finest in the city, and where all the beautiful couples go to register.

Doors open at 11:30 AM and lunch is served promptly at noon. Limited seating provides an intimate experience with the author and there is a cash bar for your enjoyment.

From conversation and laughter in the bar to stylish dining rooms of heart pine floors and antique brick, you'll come to understand true Charleston hospitality at High Cotton. That is, there's always cause for celebration of our neighbors, our food and drink and each other. It's the Hall Family's great pleasure to share it with you.


High Cotton (View)
199 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
United States


Arts > Literary

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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