Welcome to Noteworthy. 

Noteworthy is an online lifestyle magazine dedicated to bringing you a well-curated collection of inspirations. Through visual storytelling and interviews with local and regional tastemakers, Noteworthy is an insider’s guide to inspire your every day life.

Emily Cochran
Founder + Creative Director

Emily Cochran is the founder and creative director of Noteworthy. After almost a decade in the banking industry, Emily’s passion for authentic style, inspired living and creative expression took her on a journey to find life’s noteworthy details. Join her and experts in the trade as they share their passion for interiors, art, food and travel with you. Emily lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and their two young boys.

Ariana Clare
Photographer + Stylist

Ariana Clare is a Charlotte, North Carolina based photographer and stylist who loves all things fashion. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography and has worked with top brands such as Anthropologie, TOPSHOP and Madewell. She also does social media and blogging for several companies including Shop Capella and Georgia Street Design. Ariana is a serial entrepreneur to say the least but mostly loves spending time with her husband Michael and their son Mathis.

Candice Lanning

Candice Lanning is owner and lead photographer of The Beautiful Mess Photography -, specializing in documenting people all over the Southeast.  She and her husband, Daniel, are approaching 10 years in the business and have a true passion for capturing real life.  Though she has a Masters Degree from Clemson University in Higher Education, photography was the medium with which she found her true inspiration.  She and her family (two young daughters and a maltese) recently purchased land with the intent of turning it into a working farm.  Candice has a love for all things music and clean eating and desires to live an authentic life. (Headshot credit

Caci Thompson DiRusso
Guest Contributor

Caci Thompson DiRusso is a skin specialist and owner of Toccare Day Spa. Toccare specializes in organic skin care and facials. Caci has been in the industry for over 15 years working with some of the most exclusive and top rated skin care lines on the market. She lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband and their rescue dog Argo. She enjoys traveling abroad, great food and hosting dinner parties.