GOOD AS GOLD

Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show co founder Debra Lynn Gold curates a winner

Crafting a beautiful piece of wearable art is a skill metal smith Debra Lynn Gold has honed most of her life. Gold, who, perhaps ironically, mostly works with sterling silver, extended her skills to also artfully creating the annual Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show with friend and fellow Atlanta-based artist Leigh Griffin. In early November, thousands […]

WHAT’S SUP!

5 TIPS TO STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD LIKE A PRO

Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) has become a trendy way to explore nature while getting a little workout in. But like most sports, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Before you head out on your first SUP adventure, read on to find out the five things every paddleboard newbie needs to know.

1. Seek calm waters.

“Choppy water conditions are difficult […]

EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY

How an unwitting philanthropist fashionista— along with the help of a few furry friends—made a name for himself on the Atlanta style scene.

In an industry often lampooned as ditsy and shallow, Atlanta style guru E. Vincent Martinez is a beacon of conscientiousness and sincerity. So genuine is he, in fact, that in the middle of discussing his biggest philanthropic success to date—the 10th annual Doggies on […]

COLOR CRAVINGS

WHAT’S HOT (AND NOT) FOR HAIR COLOR THIS FALL

Fired Up Violet is a gorgeous purple hue from Keune’s New Dawn Color Collection.

Looking to make a mane change this fall? Autumn hair color trends have a little something for everyone. “Just like the first half of 2017, it’s all about fashion colors, cool blondes and rich brunettes,” says Amber Skrzypek, technical director for Atlanta […]

MILLER TIME

Suwanee transplants Dee and Dan Miller make a move to a custom Buckhead abode

Decorating a home is no easy feat, especially one with 6 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. Dee Miller’s designer eye—honed while running a home-staging business, and now with Outrageous Interiors in Suwanee—was more than ready for the task when she and husband Dan embarked on the building of their three-story Buckhead home. In fact, […]

LIFE OF THE PARTY

Buckhead resident Patti McCarthy creates buzzworthy events across the globe

Event planner, Patti McCarthy, stands in a space she transformed for the NBA All-Star Weekend party at Seven Three Distilling in New Orleans, La., Friday February 17, 2017.

Patti McCarthy is the co-owner of Buckhead-based Monarch Event Management, a special event design firm that has thrown parties from Buckhead to Beijing for some of the […]

MIND MATTERS

Beth Finnerty stresses the value of maintaining your mental health

Read any health magazine or website, and you’ll find plenty of ways to improve your physical well-being, from probiotics to Pilates. But while we hear all the time about how healthy eating and exercise are crucial to our overall health, an important part of our bodies is often left out of the conversation: our minds. And they […]

STICK IT TO PAIN

SORE OR INJURED MUSCLES? CONSIDER DRY NEEDLING THERAPY

Acupuncture needle used for dry needling rehabilitation medical treament for physiotherapy and pain due to physical injury in the hand of the doctor.

The thought of tiny needles being stuck into your skin in the name of helping muscles feel better might make you cringe, but a technique called dry needling might be just what your body […]

WHERE PASSION MEETS FASHION

Local designer’s custom handbags promote worthy causes

Brittni Adams’ custom leather purses aren’t just a stylish accessory. They benefit charitable causes as well.

Like a lot of women, Brittni Adams is smitten with handbags. So when the Buckhead resident was looking for a way to combine her passion for purses and her desire to put an end to human trafficking, she founded a company called […]

SPOT-ON STYLE

A retired couple’s Brookhaven residence delivers their personalized version of home

A home is a canvas used to showcase the personality, stage of life and interests of its dwellers. Sometimes, however, the finished product doesn’t exactly work.

Chuck and Diane Criscillis tackled their first major home renovation in 2016 and are thrilled with the results.

Since moving to […]