MOTIVATED BY STYLE

Francesca Nelo is Buckhead’s newest rising fashion star.

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Francesca Nelo (right)

Francesca Nelo came from humble beginnings and fashion was not a big part of her local community in Nigeria. For her, fashion was an outlet and the only way she knew how to express herself artistically.

“I began sketching fashion designs in my home country before I knew what Vogue magazine was,” says […]

SNOOZE AND THEY DON’T LOSE

Buckhead sleepwear company connects women worldwide.

Project Love founders Amy Crouse and Elizabeth Mathes.

Project Love founders Amy Crouse and Elizabeth Mathes.

In just one year, Buckhead entrepreneurs Elizabeth Mathes and Amy Crouse have changed the lives of 11 women by creating a sleepwear company that donates 51 percent of its profits to empowering women in Haiti through education and skill training.

The women […]

HOLIDAY LUXE FOR LESS

LOVELY LACE

jimmychooguessPlay up your femininity with a lace pump. It’s delicate, sophisticated and classic—the perfect mix of fashion meets romance. It’s a little outside the box, but the detail adds some personality to the basic pump.

(right) LUXE: Flyte black suede lace sandal available for $925 at Jimmy Choo. 404.475.2800 jimmychoo.com

(left) LESS: Hot Spot Lace […]

ROUGHIN’ IT IN STYLE

SMART OUTDOOR GEAR TO KEEP YOU LOOKING GOOD THROUGH RAIN OR SHINE.

After a long, hot summer, the crisp air and changing leaves invite us to enjoy outdoor fall adventures. Now is the perfect time to refresh your wardrobe with items that are functional as well as fashionable. Whether it’s an outdoor yoga class at a local Buckhead park, a Saturday morning run to start your weekend off right or a hike under a canopy […]

FALL INTO HIGH FASHION

BUCKHEAD STYLIST AND PERSONAL SHOPPER ROBANNE SCHULMAN PICKS THREE TRANSITIONAL LOOKS.

Ladies and gents—it’s officially wardrobe transition time. As we excitedly anticipate the changing leaves and cooler temps, we’re met with a yearly conundrum: “What to wear for fall’s yo-yo temperatures of brisk mornings, sunny daytime hours and chilly evenings?” We face this predicament season to season and this is why I’m in constant search of transitional pieces for my clients and myself. Lightweight fabrics, […]

LINGERIE LUST

BUCKHEAD BOUTIQUES PROVIDE EXPERT FITTINGS FOR YOUR MOST INTIMATE PIECES.

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Some of the lingerie selection at Intimacy.

Shopping for lingerie can be frustrating. Many women find themselves discouraged after attempting to find the perfect bra in particular. On the other hand, we also tend to get aggravated when a recently purchased piece begins showing wear right away or the fit isn’t quite right after just […]

WARM UP YOUR WARDROBE

LIVEN UP YOUR ENSEMBLE—THE RIGHT WAY.

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Warmer temperatures mean sunnier skies—and sunnier outfits. Adding color to your daily ensemble or weekend barbecue getup is inevitable, but too much color can send your outfit right out of style. To make sure your clothing is on point, local style experts Rob the King owner Tasha Mize, jewelry designer […]

BACK TO THE BASICS

Discover coveted classics that should always adorn your wardrobe.

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We can talk about statement necklaces and colored skinny jeans all day, but if we’re being truthful, it’s the classic clothing pieces that get us through almost everything. There are certain essential clothing and accessory items that must be in your closet at all times. The nice thing about them is that they are usually easy to find […]

GOOD VIBRATIONS

Sling on this casual, but on-trend look to hit your favorite spring music fest.

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STORY: Olivia DeLong
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

MODELS: Hannah Kearney and Anthony Walega, Salt Model & Talent
STYLING: Lillian Charles and Olivia DeLong
HAIR & MAKEUP: Nyssa Green, The Green Room Agency

 

Designer Dogs: The woman behind high-end pet retailer Bark Fifth Avenue

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Tampa native Ashley Harris is now a Buckhead resident with a small business in her portfolio. Harris began her online pet boutique, Bark Fifth Avenue, in June 2013 to offer furry friends lavish clothing and accessories.

“The primary reason I started Bark was the poor quality of products existing in the commercial market. They lacked the uniqueness in presentation that I imagine when I […]