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 […]

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 […]