FOREVER FASHIONABLE

Jeweler Laura Powers creates timeless custom styles

If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, Buckhead-based jeweler Laura Powers might be the BFF of diamonds themselves. She began as a jewelry apprentice during college in North Carolina and came to Atlanta as a sales manager for Tiffany & Co. For the last 27 years, she’s been creating elegant pieces, 90 percent of which are custom made, for her […]

IN THE SWIM

MAKE A SPLASH IN SUMMER’S HOTTEST SUITS

Whether you plan to jet off to a tropical island or lounge out by the pool in the Georgia sun this summer, we’re here to show you how to bring drama to any pool or beachside occasion. This year, there are loads of bold swim styles that are sure to make waves wherever they go. We’ve picked our favorites and included styling tips on ways to complete the […]

FURNISHING FOR LESS

BUCKHEAD’S SECOND-HAND SHOPS OFFER FIRST-CLASS HOME GOODS

“Mommy, I want to stay at Daddy’s house. Dad’s house is a lot nicer. And prettier.” Ouch. Did my 7-year-old just say that?

Flashback to 2015. It had been two months since my divorce, and when my daughter asked yet again to stay at her dad’s place instead of my empty, gloomy, 1950s-era apartment, it was obvious I needed to kick […]

GREEN AND GORGEOUS

THESE ECO-FRIENDLY HAIR SALONS RECYCLE VIRTUALLY EVERYTHING

Hair salons produce a lot of trash. Think of all those hair products, dyes, foils and more that end up in the garbage bin on a daily basis, and you can almost feel Mother Nature cringe. In an effort to be kinder to the planet, the following three Buckhead and Brookhaven based salons are working to neutralize their environmental impact […]

MID-DAY SWEAT

FOUR LUNCH BREAK FRIENDLY WORKOUTS

If early morning or evening workouts aren’t your cup of green tea, the good news is that Buckhead is home to several lunch-hour options. Here are four classes for getting your fit on in the middle of the day.

CP Bootcamp F.I.T. at Club Pilates

The Details: This 50-minute full body workout is offered at noon […]

OUT-RAGE-OUSLY FUN

Local blogger Sherri Dickens combines style savvy, humor and authenticity

Top by PinkBlush, available at shoppinkblush.com; Denim by AG Denim, Shoes by Jeffrey Campbell and Backpack by Rebecca Minkoff, available at shop.nordstrom.com.

In a fashion and mommy blogosphere filled with saccharine-sweet voices and unattainable designer style, Brookhaven-based blogger Sherri Dickens is a breath of fresh air. As the personality and fashion brains behind

BECOMING HER OWN MARTHA

The creative genius behind a popular Atlanta homegrown brand finds her groove

After testing the waters with a handmade bracelet business on Etsy, Mandy Kellogg Rye, a former digital healthcare consultant and Chicagoan, launched her well-read blog Waiting on Martha (WOM) in 2012. The site eventually transformed into an e-commerce business aimed at serving stylish women who were looking for witty gifts and chic yet lighthearted and […]

STRIKE A POSE

4 yoga moves to get you summer sport ready

Dust off those golf clubs and hiking boots, y’all. It’s that time of year when the warm weather ushers our workouts outside.

But before you take your first swing or hit the trail, check out these four yoga poses, contributed by several Buckhead instructors, that will help you build the strength and flexibility needed to avoid injury while enjoying […]

THE NEXT CHAPTER

Empty nesters John and Nancy Mullins put the finishing touches on a charming Garden Hills bungalow

After nearly two decades in the suburbs, John and Nancy Mullins were ready for city life. John, a banker with SunTrust in Midtown, was also ready for a shorter commute. So, after their daughter graduated from high school and their son married in 2014, they put their spacious Alpharetta home on […]

SAVE FACE

THESE ALTERNATIVE ANTI-AGING FACIALS KEEP THE NEED FOR BOTOX AT BAY

CryoFacial
ICEBOX CRYOTHERAPY

What to expect: You’ll lie down on a massage table in a relaxing, dimly lit room as the cryotech (the cryotherapy version of an esthetician) uses a vacuum-esque hose to waft cold nitrogen vapors (-256 F, to be exact) across your face, neck, décolleté, scalp and hands for about 12 minutes. It feels soothing until just […]