NIKOLE MORROW-PETTUS

VAN MICHAEL SALON

When Nikole Morrow-Pettus first applied for a makeup artist job at Van Michael Salon in Buckhead 23 years ago, she was rejected. Refusing to be put off, she applied for and landed the receptionist position instead. Today, she has the job of the woman—now, a close friend—who turned her down at the time: cosmetic director. In her role, Morrow-Pettus is responsible for hiring and […]

JENNI KOPELMAN

Wardrobe: Dress (Faviana International Inc., $295), Neiman Marcus; jewelry (necklaces, earrings and bracelet), Kendra Scott; rings her own

Wardrobe: Dress (Faviana International Inc., $295), Neiman Marcus; jewelry (necklaces, earrings and bracelet), Kendra Scott; rings her own

When Jenni Kopelman was 5 years old, her parents took her to see her first Broadway show, and from that moment on she was smitten. “The story, the […]

KENT BAZEMORE

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Kent Bazemore, is rising–no, soaring–to great heights. His athletic prowess, easy-going personality and unselfish play have made him an Atlanta Hawks fan favorite.

Growing up in Kelford, North Carolina, a tiny town with a population of approximately 250, the 6-foot, 5-inch “Baze” was a self-professed “out of control young ’un.” His entourage was a group of 15 kids, aged elementary to high school, with whom he […]

JULIAN REYNOLDS

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Wardrobe: Tuxedo (Armani Collezioni’s G Line, $1,895), shirt (Eton, $265), bow tie ($185, Brackish) and lapel pin ($55, Brackish), Neiman Marcus; shoes his own

Julian Reynolds is an artist to his core. “I love the path of creating something,” he says. The owner of Julian’s Cosmetics and Skincare in Brookhaven isn’t just a makeup artist, though. He studied visual and performing arts in […]

DR. DARRIA LONG GILLESPIE

Wardrobe: Dress (Jovani, $795), Neiman Marcus; bracelet, Kendra Scott; earrings, stylist's; rings her own

Wardrobe: Dress (Jovani, $795), Neiman Marcus; bracelet, Kendra Scott; earrings, stylist’s; rings her own

A sudden diagnosis at 25 would forever change the way Dr. Darria Long Gillespie viewed disease and the possibility of recovery.

During her intern year of residency in emergency medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and […]

DR. JYOTI SHARMA

Wardrobe: Dress (Carolina Herrera, $3,990), Neiman Marcus; jewelry (necklace and earrings) Kendra Scott; bracelet her own

Wardrobe: Dress (Carolina Herrera, $3,990), Neiman Marcus; jewelry (necklace and earrings) Kendra Scott; bracelet her own

When you think about heart disease, you might think of it as a man’s issue. But the truth is, it’s the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, causing one […]

ANDREW MARKLE

Wardrobe: Suit, shirt, shoes and belt his own; necktie (Brunello Cucinelli, $295) and lapel pin (Hook & Albert, $30), Neiman Marcus

Wardrobe: Suit, shirt, shoes and belt his own; necktie (Brunello Cucinelli, $295) and lapel pin (Hook & Albert, $30), Neiman Marcus

Making others laugh is something Andrew Markle has always enjoyed, but he never imagined it would be his profession. With comedy gigs […]

DANIELLE HOSKER

Wardrobe: Dress (Rachel Gilbert LLC, $2,250), Neiman Marcus; jewelry (necklace,earrings and bracelet) Kendra Scott

Wardrobe: Dress (Rachel Gilbert LLC, $2,250), Neiman Marcus; jewelry (necklace,earrings and bracelet) Kendra Scott

On the surface, Danielle Mason Hosker, the creative force behind Mason Hosker, has enjoyed the kind of seemingly fast success aspiring fashion designers love to hate. Here’s the short version: Hosker began designing in late 2014, […]

BUCKHEAD’S RISING STARS

SEVEN SHINING LOCAL TALENTS WHO ARE MAKING THEIR MARKS.

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In the third installment of Buckhead’s Rising Stars, we meet seven locals sprung from various industries who are taking their careers and callings to the top. These over-achievers range from 27-year-old Atlanta Hawk Kent Bazemore, an indisputably talented NBA young-gun, to doctor, mother and media personality Darria Long Gillespie, who uses her Yale University Medical degree and […]

DRIVE TO DESIGN

Three up-and-coming interior designers who are making waves.

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Trained practically from birth under the top-shelf tutelage of her interior designer-mother, Margaret, 31-year-old Clary Bosbyshell certainly has the chops to make a mark of her own. “As a little girl, my mom brought me to ADAC and to all her clients’ homes. I remember weekends antiquing. She really nurtured and trained my eye at such a […]