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Time Inc.’s SOUTHERN LIVING and Dillard’s Announce Christmas Celebration

Nov 22, 2017

(NEW YORK, NY, November 22, 2017)—Today, Time Inc.’s (NYSE:TIME) SOUTHERN LIVING announces its 2017 Christmas collaboration with Dillard’s (NYSE: DDS), including a day of interactive holiday workshops and shopping in 263 Dillard’s stores nationwide on December 2.

From 12PM to 5PM on December 2, shoppers can join SOUTHERN LIVING editors and Dillard’s associates to explore the SOUTHERN LIVING branded collection just in time for the holidays. The event will also feature holiday demonstrations that bring the pages of SOUTHERN LIVING to life. Special presentations will include holiday decorating, mocktail recipes and tablescape design, giftwrapping, wreath making and more.

“We’re excited to collaborate with Dillard’s on this holiday celebration, and to have many of our editors joining in person around the country,” says SOUTHERN LIVING Editor-in-Chief Sid Evans. “We’re proud of our holiday collection with Dillard’s, and this event is a way for us to bring it to life.”

At 12 Dillard’s locations around the South, SOUTHERN LIVING editors will lead the Christmas celebration. Evans and Author Matt Moore will take part in the celebration in Nashville, TN. Country artist Sarah Darling will also join the celebration in Nashville for a special performance. Senior stylist Buffy Hargett Miller will share her holiday tips in Hurst, TX. Zoe Gowen, Home and Garden Editor, will lead the celebration in New Orleans, LA and Ivy Odom, SOUTHERN Living Test Kitchen Chef, will be on site in Buford, GA. SOUTHERN LIVING team members will also be present in Dillard’s in Frisco, TX; San Antonio, TX; The Woodlands, TX; Greenville, SC; Baton Rouge, LA; Jacksonville, FL; Louisville, KY; and Oklahoma City, OK. For more information on event details and locations please visit: http://bit.ly/2B0zv4k.

“We are so happy to join SOUTHERN LIVING in offering our customers these exciting holiday demonstrations,” added Dillard’s Vice President of Merchandising Scott Bartels. “Our SOUTHERN LIVING collection offers something for everyone to make ‘home for the holidays’ that much more special.”

The SOUTHERN LIVING branded collection features products in all home platforms at Dillard’s, including bedding, bake ware, home décor and tabletop. The collection is also available for purchase online at www.dillards.com.

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Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 230 million consumers globally every month. The company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as approximately 60 diverse international brands. Time Inc. offers marketers a differentiated proposition in the marketplace by combining its powerful brands, trusted content, audience scale, direct relationships with consumers and unique first-party data. The company is home to growing media platforms and extensions, including digital video, OTT, television, licensing, international markets, paid products and services and celebrated live events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s Sportsperson of the Year, the ESSENCE Festival and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen. 


Dillard’s was founded by William T. Dillard in 1938 in Nashville, Arkansas with an $8,000 investment in a hometown department store. Today, Dillard’s, Inc. ranks among the nation’s largest fashion retailers with annual sales exceeding $6.2 billion. The Company focuses on delivering style, service and value to its shoppers by offering compelling apparel, beauty and home selections complemented by exceptional customer care. Dillard’s stores offer a broad selection of merchandise and feature products from both national and exclusive brand sources. The Company operates 268 Dillard’s locations and 25 clearance centers spanning 29 states plus an Internet store at www.dillards.com. 

For further information: Time Inc., Kerri Chyka, 212.522.3651, kerri_chyka@timeinc.com Dillard's, Inc., Julie Johnson Bull, 501.376.5965, julie.bull@dillards.com

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