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GET GIFTING

A TRIO OF PRODUCTS WITH UNIVERSAL APPEAL EtúHome Mini Charcuterie Boards ($39 each or $100…

L’Amour Chic
Gift In A Box

All-in-one and subscription boxes take the guesswork out of gifting It can be fun to…

ADAC offers visitors access to everything from fabrics to furniture and accessories.
Outside the Box

Turn to Buckhead’s one-stop shop design centers for home decorating inspiration This year has encouraged…

FUN FACT: Want to enlist help? That’s a Wrap! offers a gift-wrapping class for you to learn the basics. Or, hire its mobile service and an expert will come to you and wrap on-site.
Picture Perfect

Gift wrapping tips from a local expert Mia Canada has made it her life’s work…

Grade-A Gifting

How to choose a thoughtful present for upcoming occasions We’ve all been there: We have…

Personal shopper Nicole Borsuk can help find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.
Helping Hand

A shopping concierge can simplify the season One of the most highly anticipated shopping seasons…

Solomon Brothers Jewelers’ Instagram and Pinterest accounts offer inspiration, like this sparkly shot.
Shine On

Experts tips to make the most of your jewelry purchases The late Elizabeth Taylor once…

Cover Story - YOUR GUIDE TOBuckhead Atlanta RETAIL: APPAREL GIFTS ACCESSORIES DECOR
Shop ’Til You Drop

YOUR GUIDE TO RETAIL: APPAREL, GIFTS, ACCESSORIES, DECOR AND MORE READ MORE PHOTO: Sara Hanna

Buckhead’s top stops and shops for beauty
Pretty Purchases

Buckhead’s top stops and shops for beauty In the market for new beauty products? Whether…

Legacy boutique Poppy’s of Atlanta in Andrews Square celebrated four decades of dressing women this year.
Dressing Up

Local shopping destinations for apparel and accessories Stellar shopping exists just about everywhere in Buckhead.…

SIMPLY NOW

Jack Sawyer of Cresset Asset Management and family friend Alex Mays at a 2019 Nsoro fundraiser.
Change Agent

Focus on a few Jack Sawyer, managing director of Cresset Asset Management in Buckhead, had…

Palmetto Bluff
Better Than Normal

Palmetto Bluff’s stand-alone accommodations and wide-open spaces are right on time This time last year…

Perspire Sauna Studios
NEWS CLIPS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020

BROOKHAVEN WELCOMES FURNITURE GIANT Rooms To Go is moving to a new home in the…

Bre West, president of the Junior League of Atlanta, found creative ways for members to volunteer during the 2020 JLA Serves weekend.
Pandemic Pivot

Foundation offers hope More than 250 members of the Buckhead-based Junior League of Atlanta normally…

Elizabeth Castle has guarded the Jersey harbor for 400 years.
The Real Jersey Shore

Remote beauty and history make this Channel island a must-see My family has a thing…

Left to right: Vice President of Operations Hank Clark; Josh Jansma, Special Olympics athlete; Lori Barranon, 2019 chair and Marlow's Tavern co-founder John C. Metz celebrate the success of the 2020 Marlow's Tavern Golf Classic.
Good Sports

Golf Classic raises money for Special Olympics Twenty-two years ago, when John C. Metz opened…

Jessica Smith's daughter, Bailey, snuggles with her King Charles Spaniel, King, who was reunited with her family, thanks to his microchip.
Reuniting Rover

Microchipping helps lost pets find their owners When Jessica Smith’s King Charles Spaniel went missing…

Kristin Klingshirn, co-host of “The Bert Show” and Bert’s Big Adventure board member; Sam Van Winkle, Bert's Big Adventure 2020 child; and Bert Weiss, host of “The Bert Show” and founder of Bert's Big Adventure.
Helping Hands

5 ideas to get the next generation involved in volunteering, donations and acts of kindness…

Agate vessels at Kimberly McDonald
Romancing the Stone

KIMBERLY MCDONALD OPENS BUCKHEAD BOUTIQUE Geodes and agates and gems, oh my! The Emerald City…

At Barnsley Gardens, a 3,000-acre resort at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the outdoors is the main attraction.
Outdoor Indulgence

A breath of fresh air for the whole family at Barnsley Resort The travel landscape…

Moveable Feast

The holidays are approaching, and it’s time to start thinking about how to decorate this…

Springdale Utah Vacaction
Canyon Paradise

Springdale, Utah, commands attention in the fall The tiny town of Springdale in Southwest Utah…

Frosted By Nola
Just Desserts

Baking up a storm Eighth grader Nola James Shapiro fell in love with baking when…

Little Spoon's healthful infant purees simplify daily life as a weary parent knows it.
Dinner Break

Easy meal deliveries for families with children One of the most time-consuming activities for parents…

No need to take a flight to enjoy this snowy panorama at Appalachian Ski Mountain.
Winter Primer

Boone, North Carolina, offers close to home snow for the budding skier The first time…

TIPS TO SELECT THE RIGHT NUTRITION FOR CATS AND CANINES
CHOW DOWN

TIPS TO SELECT THE RIGHT NUTRITION FOR CATS AND CANINES Ninety-five percent of U.S. pet…

Kingdom 6 Tent
Happy Camper

Cooler weather is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and reconnect with nature. Consider…

A 22-acre lake is one of the jewels in Vogel State Park, one of Georgia's oldest.
Head for the Hills

Autumn brings out the best of bucolic Blairsville To those who hail from colder climes,…

NEWS CLIPS – OCTOBER 2020

SUITE STAYS ON THE WAY Buckhead Village District will soon have a posh new place…

Elana Frank turned her own difficulties starting a family into the Jewish Fertility Foundation that helps other couples defray the cost of treatment.
Baby Blues

Foundation offers hope While many charities have struggled to continue offering services during the COVID-19…

CANVASSING THE NEIGHBORHOOD

SAVILLE ART STUDIOS OPENS IN BUCKHEAD Kate Saville has found a new place to brandish…

Feel Beautiful Today founder Biviana Franco celebrates with cancer patients and survivors at the organization's annual fundraiser, Love Conquers All.
Creating Beauty

Art aids healing Biviana Franco has first-hand experience with loved ones’ struggling with cancer. First,…

Between ferries, do some shell hunting on Ocracoke Island's beaches.
Outer Limits

Getting to this far eastern destination is half the fun Of the wealth of wonders…

Donated Mercedes- Benz Sprinter cargo vans help organizations complete thousands of food deliveries to people in need throughout the city.
A Driving Force

Filling a gap Like many companies, Mercedes- Benz USA wanted to support the community during…

David Coxon (second from the left), CEO and President of Georgia Primary Bank, volunteers alongside employees to help beautify Blue Heron Nature Preserve.
Bankers with Heart

It takes a village When David Coxon joined Georgia Primary Bank in Buckhead as CEO…

TIPS TO HELP ANIMALS ADJUST TO A NEW ROUTINE AND OVERCOME SEPARATION ANXIETY
Preparing Pets for Post-Quarantine Life

TIPS TO HELP ANIMALS ADJUST TO A NEW ROUTINE AND OVERCOME SEPARATION ANXIETY The pandemic…

Rome is one of northwest Georgia's most charming towns.
When In Rome

A history rich jaunt to Northwest Georgia Located a little over an hour north of…

FIND PAIRS THAT ARE TRULY TAILORED TO YOUR KIDS’ FEET
If the Shoe Fits

FIND PAIRS THAT ARE TRULY TAILORED TO YOUR KIDS’ FEET Children don’t know how shoes…

Robby Kukler, a partner at Fifth Group Restaurants, spearheaded a highly successful fundraiser for the Hunger Walk Run just prior to the COVID-19 shutdown.
The Hunger Walk That Wasn’t

Timing is everything On March 15, Fifth Group Restaurants completed its drive to raise funds…

Some of the property's palatial residences come complete with private infinity pools.
Island Allure

Anguilla is a sun-soaked treasure, hidden in plain sight Who hasn’t been on a vacation,…

SIMPLY LIVING

The Marsh Bench/Cocktail Table by Beth Webb is available for $2,600.
DESIGN NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020

Congratulations to the winners of ADAC’s 2020 Southeast Designers and Architect of the Year Awards:…

Lindsey Beville, Chrissie Henritze and Lane Beatty, founders of Oushak Chic.
TURKISH TEXTILES

Importing authentic hand-knotted rugs from Turkey, Oushak Chic is the creation of three Georgia friends…

Elegant, but not too fussy, the Kolbers’ dining room sums up the feel of their Collier Hills abode.
Into the Hills

A fun-loving family tweaks a Collier Hills dwelling to fit their chic-casual vibe After living…

Alanna accent table
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020

Mother of pearl adds extra dazzle to any interior decor, and this Alanna accent table…

Bauble Stockings’ Haitibased partner, Good Threads Needlepoint, is a Certified B Corporation. The business is independently vetted to confirm it is working in a socially responsible, sustainable way.
A Stitch in Time

Kate Stewart’s family tradition becomes her flourishing decor company Buckhead resident Kate Stewart grew up…

Jason Feldman
LIFE BY DESIGN

Sandy Springs resident Jason Feldman turned his passion into a paycheck A touch of serendipity…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – OCTOBER 2020

These eye catching hand towels are made by Atlanta-based French Graffiti, a company founded by…

The living room, lit by an orb chandelier from Gabby, features a strategically placed console table behind the sofa to prevent the boys from flipping over the back of the furniture.
Balancing Act

The Brookhaven home of Moms on Call CEO puts family first Creating a functional, family-friendly…

DESIGN NEWS – OCTOBER 2020

Innovative framing company Framebridge has opened two brick-and-mortar locations in Buckhead and the Westside Provisions…

INDIE COOL

AN OPPORTUNE OFFICE SPACE OPENS IN EAST BUCKHEAD This fall, east Buckhead welcomes Indie Studios,…

Morris’ fashioninspired lighting line, The Facet Collection, finds a home at the R Hughes showroom at ADAC. - David Christensen Photography
A WORLD OF STYLE

Local interior and lighting designer Amy Morris gains inspiration from Europe’s chicest cities Buckhead-based interior…

Nearly every surface of the home was refreshed in some way, including the stone fireplace, which features ledger stone and a statementmaking mirror.
Writing a New Chapter

Simply Buckhead’s publisher is living her best intown life in a renovated Morningside abode. After…

Discover ADAC
DESIGN NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2020

The Atlanta Decorative Arts Center is taking its semiannual market, Discover ADAC, virtual. Set for…

Sunbelt Pools of Georgia
POOL POPULARITY

Social distancing may have you taking a second look at your home amenities— and wishing…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – SEPTEMBER 2020

Art and photos bring life to a blank wall, but if you can’t find the…

GARDENING GUIDELINES - King Landscaping
GARDENING GUIDELINES

As people spend more time at home, even non-gardeners may be thinking about incorporating potager…

Monet Masters and Tavia Forbes design interiors for clients around Atlanta and the U.S.
Designing Women

How Tavia Forbes and Monet Masters formed an unlikely— and winning—partnership Interior designers Monet Masters’…

R Hughes
Decade of Design

R HUGHES TURNS 10 When Ryan Hughes launched his convention- defying showroom in 2010, the…

Shagreen Mahjong Set
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT JULY / AUGUST 2020

There’s never been a better time to dust off your board game skills—and now you…

Lake Oconee’s easy-going lake lifestyle brings water pursuits to the doorstep.
No Place Like Home

LAKE AND MOUNTAIN REAL ESTATE IS A HOT COMMODITY FOR NEARBY VACATIONS If vacations to…

Buckhead interior design prodigy Kevin O’Gara
Old Soul, New Style

Buckhead interior design prodigy Kevin O’Gara dishes on design At 22 years old, Buckhead native…

Natural Woven Water Hyacinth and Seagrass Pouf.
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2020

Take your earthy aesthetic up a notch with this Natural Woven Water Hyacinth and Seagrass…

5 EASY WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME ECO-FRIENDLY
Earthy Dwelling

5 EASY WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME ECO-FRIENDLY 1. Veg out. Indoor plants spruce your…

DESIGN NEWS – JUNE 2020

Celebrating 10 years in the metro area, Nandina Home & Design in Sandy Springs is…

The airy living room is decorated with refurbished family pieces and sleek new furnishings.
FAMILY FIRST

A young couple transforms a 1940s Springlake residence into a chic first nest Seven months…

Floored

Haven Floors Founder Laura Boring Hopkins upgraded her garage from an eyesore to a family…

Jessica Ahnert Davis, owner and creative director of Nest Studio & Atelier Davis, enjoys ample workspace and natural light in her home office design.
HOME OFFICE 101

CREATE AN IDEAL AT-HOME WORKSPACE THAT LEAVES YOU PRODUCTIVE AND INSPIRED For years, there’s been…

outdoor dish company Relish.
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MAY 2020

Alfresco spring entertaining doesn’t have to mean uninspiring disposable dinnerware. These eye-catching melamine dishes are…

LAVATORY LOOKS TO LOVE

From funky patterns to industrial materials, the washroom has seen numerous trends over the years.…

Pete Pike
DESIGN NEWS – MAY 2020

Pike Nurseries is mourning the passing of its founder William “Pete” Pike. A native of…

SIMPLY STYLISH

Jèn Collagen + Aloe Vera Infused Water

BEAUTY QUENCHERS

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Just For Sport

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Carrie Scharbo

Winner’s Circle

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30-Cup Ready Pour Dispenser

BEST BUYS

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Aviator Nation 5 Stripe Hoodie in Heather, $189, aviatornation.com

ACTIVEWEAR TAKEOVER

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Jessica Calderon leads Gentle Yoga at YogaWorks Brookhaven.

FLEX GOALS

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Kendria Strong

Creative Queen

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CLEAR SKIN 101

CLEAR SKIN 101

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Tristan Walker

Beauty Meets Brains

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NAIL IT

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Elizabeth Newton, founder and CEO of Enewton Design

SHINING BRIGHT

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CryoEvolution in Chamblee

THE BIG CHILL

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TRANSFORM A Closet WITH TIPS FROM A PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER

CLOSET CLEANOUT

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ROOM TO GROW

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EXPERT TIPS BEFORE YOU COLOR YOUR HAIR AT HOME

COLOR SAVVY

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Atlanta-born and -based fashionista Octavius Terry has designed clothes for everyone from Ariana Grande to Mary J. Blige. Photo: Elvis Piedra

WELL SUITED

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guide Phyllis Abramson

TREE THERAPY

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Muriel Luxemburger’s handbags

Tote-ally Chic

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BEAUTY’S BIGGEST TRENDS

Faddish or Functional?

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SPA SAVINGS Atlanta Buckhead

SPA SAVINGS

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BEAUTY IN TRAINING

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The recent renovations at The Whitley hotel include a new therapeutic salt room.

GET SALTY

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SIMPLY DELICIOUS

ESCAPE THE GRIND

BROOKHAVEN WELCOMES GRINDHOUSE KILLER BURGERS Brookhaven residents don’t have to venture far to sip boozy…

COFFEE WITH A SMILE
Silom Omakase

NOT YOUR MODERN SUSHI

Leonard Yu brings traditional omakase to Buckhead Looking for an intimate sushi experience? You can find it at Silom Omakase Table within Buckhead’s Silom Thai and Sushi. The brainchild of Leonard Yu,…

THE CLASSIC TODDY
Essential Cocktail
FUN FACT Gatti owns seven chickens that she keeps in her backyard.
Bakers Gonna Bake

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Jèn Collagen + Aloe Vera Infused Water
BEAUTY QUENCHERS

EXPERT TIPS AND PRODUCTS TO STAY HYDRATED THIS SEASON Cooler weather comes with some terrific perks—spiced cider, cozy sweaters and firepits among them—but it can also be the harbinger of dry skin.…

GET GIFTING

A TRIO OF PRODUCTS WITH UNIVERSAL APPEAL EtúHome Mini Charcuterie Boards ($39 each or $100 for three) These petite charcuterie boards are a perfect way to artfully upgrade meat and cheese platters,…

The Marsh Bench/Cocktail Table by Beth Webb is available for $2,600.
DESIGN NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020

Congratulations to the winners of ADAC’s 2020 Southeast Designers and Architect of the Year Awards: Melanie Turner Interiors (Atlanta), residential design; Blackberry Farm Design (Walland, Tennessee), contract design; Summerour Architects (Atlanta), architecture.…

Jack Sawyer of Cresset Asset Management and family friend Alex Mays at a 2019 Nsoro fundraiser.
Change Agent

Focus on a few Jack Sawyer, managing director of Cresset Asset Management in Buckhead, had spread himself so thin in the nonprofit world that he found himself serving on 12 boards. “Even…

ESCAPE THE GRIND

BROOKHAVEN WELCOMES GRINDHOUSE KILLER BURGERS Brookhaven residents don’t have to venture far to sip boozy milkshakes and sink their teeth into juicy burgers, thanks to Grindhouse Killer Burgers’ newest location. The restaurant…

Just For Sport

BUCKHEAD BIZ WHIZ TJ CALLAWAY OUTFITS MEN IN SPORTING STYLE AT ONWARD RESERVE With a dedicated wardrobe for the office, the links, the lake, the lodge and lounging around the house, TJ…

SIMPLY HAPPENING

This two-day fine arts fest features works by local, regional and national artists, as well as musical entertainment and food offerings on a colorful streetscape.
Paint the Town

ENJOY A WEEKEND OF ART AND MUSIC IN BUCKHEAD With an eye-popping gallery of art, a jam worthy lineup of music and a lip-smacking smorgasbord of food, the Buckhead Fine Arts Festival…

Learn about common birds in the area and techniques for identifying them with a Beginning Birder webinar on Oct. 5 hosted by Georgia Audubon’s Director of Education Melanie Furr. Dottie Head
FOR THE BIRDS

GO ON A NATURE QUEST WITH GEORGIA AUDUBON Talk about a tweetathon! Atlanta Bird Fest 2020 takes flight Sept. 19-Oct. 18 with more than 40 scheduled events packed into a statewide celebration…

Garden Grandeur

TOUR LUSH LANDSCAPES AT FOUR POSH PADS AROUND TOWN Explore four outdoor oases, abloom in botanical beauty, on the 36th annual Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour, Sept. 12- 13. Winding through Dunwoody, Buckhead…

SIMPLY CHARITABLE

ENDURING HEARTS BOURBON GALA & AUCTION
ENDURING HEARTS BOURBON GALA & AUCTION

Presented by the Adler Group and Dream Big, the fifth annual Enduring Hearts Bourbon Gala & Auction was the national nonprofit’s most successful fundraiser to date. Thanks to the generous contributions of…

Battle for the Brain 2020
BATTLE FOR THE BRAIN

The third annual Battle for the Brain brought together employees from some of the city’s top businesses to showcase an un-business-like skill: lip syncing. The fun raised awareness and support for Emory…

Tara Mays, Reggie Holloway, Darrell Mays
STARFISH BALL

The nsoro Educational Foundation marked 15 years of supporting youth aging out of the foster care system during its 2020 Starfish Ball, an event that raised $1.3 million to help those youths…