DIET DETOX

3 CLEANSE OPTIONS FOR HITTING YOUR EATING RESET BUTTON

Considering a cleanse? Sama’s includes filling kitchari, Cafe West Express’ features several soup options and Dtox Juice’s boasts delicious Brazil nut milk and other bottled liquids. Photo: Raftermen

STORY: Amelia Pavlik

From boozy patio brunches to burger-laden barbecues, summer brings a slew of unhealthy temptations that leave many of us needing to hit “reset” on our eating […]

WEDDING BELLES

SAY YES TO THE DRESS’ LORI ALLEN SHARES WHAT’S HOT IN BRIDAL FASHION

STORY: Karina Antenucci

If Lori Allen, who owns Bridals by Lori in Sandy Springs, has one piece of advice for brides on choosing their wedding dresses, it would be: “Listen to your heart. You will know when you have the gown of your dreams.” The Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta star (the TLC show’s episodes […]

SKINCARE MADE TO ORDER

WE TRY OUT THE NEW APOTHECARY PREPARATIONS SERVICE FROM KIEHL’S

STORY: Karina Antenucci

Beauty brands come and go, but the staying power of Kiehl’s can perhaps be attributed to staying true to its roots. Originally opened as a single pharmacy in New York City in 1851, it evolved into a skincare company in the 1950s, but it never lost its apothecary swagger.

When I walked into Kiehl’s at Lenox […]

DRINKS, ITALIAN STYLE

A Sandy Springs stylist raises a glass to cocktails from her favorite country

Italian Cocktails and food

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Summer is the perfect time of year to host a patio or porch drinks party. And this year, whether it’s a neighborhood gathering or an intimate dinner for two, Annette Joseph has the secrets to putting an Italian spin on the soiree in her new book, […]

MAKING MEMORIES

How one couple filled their home with items collected throughout their travels

In Graeme and Rebecca Burnett’s dining room, a Peter Max painting overlooks a table custom-made from Chinese windows.

Graeme and Rebecca Burnett love the home they call “a diary of our lives.”

When Graeme and Rebecca Burnett moved to Atlanta from Houston in […]

RETAIL THERAPY GETS PROFESSIONAL HELP

YOUR GUIDE TO MAKING THE MOST OF WORKING WITH A STYLIST

MM.LaFleur’s showrooms are designed to facilitate a comfortable, stress-free shopping experience.

Leveraging the help and expertise of a stylist or personal shopper was once the realm of the rich or famous, but no more. Now, everyone from major department stores to independent boutiques is offering the service as part of the guest experience. To […]

ADDRESSING ADDICTION

One Buckhead psychologist takes a holistic approach to treating this growing epidemic

Frustration: That was one of the driving forces behind Janet Cox’s decision to form Synapse, LLC, an addiction treatment center in Buckhead. “I worked with a medical group connected to [a local hospital] for 10 years, trying to make the traditional addiction treatment model, which focuses on the 12 steps, work,” says Cox, a licensed […]

GO THE DISTANCE

LOCAL TRAINERS SHARE 5 PEACHTREE ROAD RACE-READY TIPS

Atlanta, GA, USA – July 4, 2014: Thousands of runners run down Peachtree Street on their way to the finish line of the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta.

You did it! You’ve signed up to run your first AJC Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta’s, and the world’s, largest 10K run. And then the panic ensues. How are you […]

MAKEOVER YOUR MAKEUP

THESE RUNWAY BEAUTY TRENDS FRESHEN UP YOUR SUMMER STYLE

Portrait of a woman with a charming smile in a summer dress and earrings tassels

Makeup trends often tend to border on the extreme— just think back to the contouring craze. While over-the-top looks such as black lipstick can be fun for certain special occasions or events, on a day-to-day basis, most makeup wearers just want […]

DECODING THE WORKPLACE DRESS CODE

Famed American costume designer Edith Head once quipped, “You can have anything you want if you dress for it.”

HER: Red Haute ivory mock-neck sleeveless lace tank ($88), BCBG black knit tuxedo blazer ($119), Hudson black denim skinny jeans ($165), Chinese Laundry Sitara ankle-strap heel shoes ($80), MJ Accessories hobo braided tassel bag ($68), Gorjana beaded tassel adjustable necklace ($110) and gold and black […]