TAILORED AND TECH-SAVVY

A custom home builder’s state of the art Buckhead residence…

The Loudermilks live in their sunroom. Surrounded on three sides by sharp-lined steel windows, it lets in ample light for work meetings, reading, cocktail hour or morning coffee. And when the sun becomes harsh midday, it’s automatically filtered by self-lowering shades.

Considering his 12 years as a luxury custom home builder, it’s easy to understand […]

PURSE PREREQUISITES

Hot handbag designer Alexandria Alli reveals what’s in her own bag…

Alexandria Alli is steadily growing her luxury handbag empire. Celebrities such as TV personality Nene Leakes and singer Christina Milian have been seen rocking the Buckhead resident’s label, F&W Style.

Originally from Nigeria, the former model has called Atlanta home since the age of 13. Alli exhibited an early […]

FINDING BALANCE IN BUCKHEAD

Dtox alum Shannon Salter Sliger opens Sama this spring…

Shannon Sliger in studio.

When you walk into the new Sama Food for Balance, you’ll get the feeling that it’s time to chillax. From the soothing music to the warm colors of copper, terracotta and green, and spiced aromas coming from the kitchen, its goal is to have you breathing a little sigh of stress relief. […]

HERBAL ENHANCEMENTS

SKIN CARE THAT USES THE POWER OF AROMATICS

Herbs are no longer something you use just to spice up food or make tea. Beauty brands are recognizing their healing qualities, such as calming skin redness and clarifying breakouts, and are infusing skin care products with everything from rosemary to thyme. The following face and body cleansers, moisturizers and treatments—all available nearby—are enhanced by helpful herbal essences.

ALLERGY AHA!

Arm yourself for spring with these five smart strategies…

3d rendering illustration of pollen, virus or influenza infection

Once the blanket of yellow pollen descends on Atlanta, we all know that the sniffles, watery eyes and headaches will soon follow. Yes, folks, it’s springtime in our fair city, which means that allergy season is in full swing. We’ve asked some of Buckhead’s finest doctors who […]

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 […]