SCENT CRUSH

CHOOSE THE PERFECT PERSONAL FRAGRANCE

A personal fragrance is one of life’s little luxuries that enhances your sense of self, sets you apart and accentuates your mood. “It is designed to make you feel good, attractive, sexy, happy, magnetic and more,” says Susan Sexton, founder and master parfumeur of Buckhead’s Blend Custom Parfum that specializes in designing bespoke blends. But finding just the right scent isn’t always […]

A NEW TACK

Liz Hammack designs statement jewelry with unusual materials.

Sometimes following your interests wherever they lead can, in fact, pave the way to beautiful things. Such is the case for Liz Hammack, creator of “it” jewelry line, Tack. The 39-year-old Buckhead-based mom of three is a former Swoozie’s gift buyer who turned her desire to be at home with her little ones and an intense love of bold […]

#GOALS

FIVE FIT AND WELL MUST-TRIES FOR THE NEW YEAR

From cupping treatments to meditation classes with wireless headphones, there are always plenty of new fitness and wellness trends to try in our Buckhead ’hood. To simplify your search, we’ve done the heavy lifting and pulled together a list of five must-tries. Read on to decide which should be added to your 2017 bucket list.

CUPPING ICEBOX – CRYOTHERAPY

DRESSES FOR THE MODERN-DAY AUDREY HEPBURN

Anne Barge brings timeless sophistication to the bridal world.

Jonquil from Anne Barge Collection, $4,830

Anne Barge is a Peach State native, UGA graduate and a renowned bridal dress designer. She’s been featured on hit shows and news programs such as TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress” and NBC’s “Today Show.” She’s designed for a number of […]

RENAISSANCE FAMILY

This art-filled, kid-friendly abode weaves together the pretty and practical.

Renaissance woman Debra McDavid is a singer, actress, mother and wife, not to mention a talented interior designer.

Thomas and Debra McDavid’s love affair began with music. The couple of 25 years met on the campus of Yale University where Debra was studying opera and Tom classical […]

IN LIVING COLOR

A local lifestyle guru keeps things chic on her website.

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Meet Kelly Page, the bubbly, business-savvy woman behind Bluegraygal.com, a one-year-old website featuring decorating, fashion and lifestyle content as well as an online shop. A full-time, stay-at-home mom to a 9-year-old daughter and 6-year-old identical twin boys, Page, who lives on the edge of Sandy Springs, balances her maternal duties with her TV appearances, […]

WINTER WOW

TURN HEADS THIS SEASON WITH MIX-AND-MATCH TEXTURES

Mom always told you to layer-up on cold winter days, but now we’re showing you how to do it in style. It’s time to pair contrasting textures with one another because, as you’ll see, it most definitely works. From elegant velvets to jaw-dropping furs, these getups are sure to blow you away. Forget “less is more” because this season, the more texture, the better. And since wintertime is […]

DREAM CURLS

ADD THIS DAZZLING HOLIDAY HAIRSTYLE TO YOUR BEAUTY REPERTOIRE

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Step out of your usual hair styling routine and glam it up a little this winter. ’Tis the time of year, after all! “An Old Hollywood look is perfect for the holiday season because it offers bombshell, sophisticated waves that are great for a night out on the town,” says Tiara Gandy, assistant manager and stylist at […]

GOAL GETTER

SET GOALS YOU CAN MAKE REALITIES IN THE NEW YEAR

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From adopting a gluten-free diet to working out five days a week, it’s that time of year to start thinking about what you’ll do differently come Jan. 1. But how do you go about creating—and commanding— your wellness goals for the new year?

“Wellness is something we often take for granted, especially if we’re under 40,” says […]

SOUL SISTER

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Shari L. Fox helps you find your authentic self

Are you soul-searching? Stuck in a rut? Shari L. Fox gets it. She’s been there. Before starting her business in 2012 as a “Soul Teacher,” a.k.a. personal growth facilitator, Fox had tried just about every selfhelp technique on the market—energy work, therapy, coaching, cleansing, vision boarding, you name it—to feel good and be happy. “At the root […]