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Simply Buckhead Collector's Edition
Collection Affection

INVESTMENT PIECES, COLLECTIBLES AND THE ENTHUSIASTS WHO LOVE THEM! Assembling your favorite things can be…

Marlo Hampton Clothing Collection
FASHION ARCHIVE

Marlo Hampton’s collection enters showroom territory. Collecting clothing and accessories might not be considered special…

ARTISTIC ASSETS
ARTISTIC ASSETS

A collection’s beauty could be aesthetic, financial or both! The collecting line between fun and…

Simon Guobadia loves the luxury of the latest European cars
FAST, NOT FURIOUS

Simon Guobadia loves the luxury of the latest European cars! Perhaps it’s no surprise that…

Expert advice for how to start a collection and why you should
AFFECTIONATELY ACQUIRED

Expert advice for how to start a collection and why you should! The theme song…

Wine enthusiast Brandon Lewis
LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE

Wine enthusiast Brandon Lewis has “grape” expectations for his collection. For Brandon Lewis, the art…

Paige Minear - The Pink Clutch
SMITTEN BY STAFFORDSHIRE

Paige Minear’s passion for antique pottery! Staffordshire pottery, ranging from figures to animals, has been…

Dave Cohen Rock and Roll Collection
MUSIC MAN

Getting personal with autographed memorabilia. For Sandy Springs resident Dave Cohen, each of the 250…

UP FRONT

Sleeping In History

A sun-soaked getaway to one of Florida’s historic resorts! After a stressful start to the…

The 2022 co-chairs of the Seeds of Change Society Luncheon Elizabeth Bresnahan and Melba Wynn Hill with BCM President and CEO Keeva Kase.
Preventing Homelessness

Financial education is key. In 1987, a group of Atlanta churches came together to form…

Stonehurst Place sits on the largest residential lot in Midtown and is surrounded by lush gardens.
Stately City Stay

History, eclectic style and gracious hospitality at Stonehurst Place. I have a secret fantasy. In…

Zeus Luby works with law enforcement to help prevent recividism.
Wrongly Convicted

Turning a negative into a positive! When Zeus Luby was 17, he was falsely arrested…

Nothing beats the sunset views 15 stories above the city at Spaceman.
To Dine For

A stay at the Hyatt Centric Buckhead brings food and beverage delights. I’m a mom…

Hunter Boots Play Clog
Everything’s Coming Up Roses

The beginning of summer signifies warmer temperatures, longer days and extra time to participate in…

Marci Soran helps kids develop a healthy relationship with food.
Eating Disorders on the Rise

Stemming the tide. Eating disorders became personal in 2016 for Sandy Springs resident Marci Soran…

NEWS CLIPS – JUNE 2022

ON THE BOARDWALK Nature lovers can scope out Canadian geese, mallards, beavers and more on…

MICHAEL LANFRESCHI
LIVING THE LIFE – MICHAEL LANFRESCHI

Brookhaven resident kicks his longtime passion for car racing into a new gear by building…

The Splatter Studio in Sandy Springs.
COLOR ME HAPPY

Unleash your inner artist at new paint studio in Sandy Springs. Let loose, make a…

Reimagined as The Dewberry in 2016, the hotel is located in the former L. Mendel Rivers Federal Building.
Charleston Quickie

Winging it for 24 hours in the Holy City. Charleston never disappoints, even if you…

Susan Jacobs- Meadows (center) with recent Canine CellMates graduates.
Changing Lives

Symbiotic cell mates. Dogs have always played a big role in Susan Jacobs-Meadows’ life, so…

Elegantly sleek, the Thompson Buckhead is a new addition to Atlanta's hotel portfolio.
Stuck on You

The Thompson Buckhead leaves a lasting impression! The Thompson Buckhead may be tucked away on…

Jenni Kayne style
CALIFORNIA DREAMING

Jenni Kayne brings easy, breezy style to Buckhead! With a palette of neutral colors, clean…

Jaycina Almond is on a mission to deliver baby supplies.
Diaper Dilemma

Fulfilling critical needs. When Jaycina Almond got pregnant at age 20, she was working at…

Polly Simpson, Wick Garrard, homeowner Destiney C., Elizabeth Spears and Susan Boyd at the 2016 Women's Build.
Woman Power

Honoring a volunteer! The late Polly Simpson was passionate about women’s and kid’s issues, particularly…

To beach or to pool? That is the only question at relaxing Eden Roc Cap Cana.
ISLAND CALLING

The Dominican Republic is an easy escape! Sometimes the journey to a destination is part…

Astral Loyak W’s Shoe
Catch SUP

Stand-up paddleboarding is one of the hottest trends in outdoor recreation, thanks to its relatively…

Rothys Shoes and Gifts
NEWS CLIPS – MAY 2022

A SHOO-IN With a savvy business plan to create stylish footwear and accessories from recycled…

Michelle Jericevich shares her love of dance with Great Prospects participants.
MICHELLE JERICEVICH

How a devoted mother turned her daughter’s needs into a thriving Sandy Springs nonprofit for…

Jolie Cooper
Empowering Young Men

Innovative program helps close the literacy gap. GreenLight Fund Atlanta, a provider of capital to…

Restaurants, bars, shops and more are all just steps away in downtown Huntsville. Photo: Huntsville/Madison County CVB
READY FOR TAKEOFF

ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR HUNTSVILLE! Unlike some U.S. cities where a road trip might involve…

Creole Comfort

Natchitoches, Louisiana is as delightful as the popular movie that gave it fame. As the…

Four-legged Therapy
Four-legged Therapy

Horses help with healing! Horses have been found to be powerful therapists for people recovering…

Children's employees Leslye Ryan, Stephanie Whitten and Jessica Westbrooks cuddle up with therapy dog Aries. photo: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/Canine For Kids
Working Like a Dog

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A THERAPY CANIN. Since its inception in 2009, Children’s…

Kevin Gillespie - Tackling Food Insecurity
Tackling Food Insecurity

Celebrated chef founds new initiative! Kevin Gillespie, award-winning chef, cookbook author and owner of Red…

The historic courthouse square is the centerpiece of Eatonton's downtown.
Get Away to a Good Book

Eatonton’s claim to literary fame. Just 84 miles east of Buckhead, Eatonton is a picturesque…

High Street Atlanta
News Clips – March / April 2022

GOING GREEN Looking to slough off pandemic woes with a healthy new twist? SKIN Vegan…

Tend Dentist Buckhead
Minty-Fresh FINESSE

New dental practice in Buckhead gives anxiety the brush off. Going to the dentist doesn’t…

“Ah-Choo” Season

GET A HANDLE ON POLLEN ALLERGIES! I didn’t have any reaction to pollen until my…

LIVING

Real Estate Readiness

How to survive the fast-changing market! Residential real estate in Atlanta is booming, creating an…

Hayden Gregg
Painterly Pursuits

Artist Hayden Gregg breathes new life into furniture, walls and floors! You might call Hayden…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2022

Show your love of the South and add vintage flair to your walls with a…

Skylar Sectional
Dark and Stormy

If you’re ready for a room refresh, start thinking boldly because maximalism is here to…

Merge Home
DESIGN NEWS – JUNE 2022

Merge Home is the newest design destination on Westside. The full-service showroom and interior design…

The colorful masterpiece by America Martin depicts three men playing music. It was one of three paintings done by the artist for Todd to choose from.
High-Rise Overhaul

A 1980s CONDO IS SKILLFULLY RENEWED! Kevin Todd enjoyed downtown urban living while working at…

How to Organize Your Pantry
Pantry Refresh

FOOD STORAGE ORGANIZATION TIPS FROM A PROFESSIONAL. No matter how hard you try, the pantry…

interior designer Libby Patrick
Designed for Living

Designer Libby Patrick’s holistic approach to hospitality design. More than 20 years ago interior designer…

Sir Madam Rialto Coupe Glasses
Rainbow Connection

Say goodbye to boring white china with a bit of color on your tabletop this…

Interior-Define
DESIGN NEWS – May 2022

Interior Define has put down stakes in Buckhead. The customizable, direct-to-consumer furniture brand opened its…

Settled With Style

PUTTING DOWN FAMILY ROOTS IN BROOKHAVEN. When Florida natives and Florida State University grads Jordan…

Halsted serving board with Brittanicca Gold quartz and antique bronze handles
PRODUCT Spotlight – MAY 2022

Furniture retailer Room & Board and quartz surfaces producer Cambria have partnered for a home…

Channel Jay Gatsby in this Lucy Chair
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MARCH / APRIL 2022

, part of celebrity interior designer Brigette Romanek’s first furniture collection with Mitchell Gold +…

Tony Purvis
DESIGN CALLING

Tony Purvis fell in love with interior design in his late 20s while working at…

M. Delia Designs
Design News – March / April 2022

Buckhead has a new destination for exquisite florals. Atlanta florist Mary Delia Poynter now offers…

STEVE MARKEY
Made for Living

STEVE MARKEY’S HOLISTIC APPROACH TO DESIGN. For Steve Markey, design director at Atlanta-based senior living…

: Chad’s grandmother’s sofa was recovered for the formal living room. Custom touches throughout help accentuate the space’s femininity
IT TAKES TWO

A two-part renovation in Kingswood is a family’s respite. For Susan and Chad Carlisle, Kingswood…

Steve McKenzie
HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO

Steve McKenzie explains how to find the star of your space. Striking interiors shouldn’t just…

GP Firewood
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2022

Add some class to your hearth with this firewood tote designed by goop and exclusive…

Mosquito-Free Zone

Everyone looks forward to warmer months when they can spend evenings outdoors, but as the…

The Lovesac Company
DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2022

Known for its adaptable modular couches, The Lovesac Company recently took up residence in West…

The open concept design of the new addition lends itself to day-to-day family life and weekend entertaining.
Five-Star Spread

A family of seven make their home dreams come true in a renovated 1920s dwelling…

STRESS-FREE HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING Simply Buckhead Xmas
STRESS-FREE HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING

The holidays have arrived, which means it’s time to get into the entertaining spirit. If…

Originally designed to be a second bedroom, this space was opened up to create an open floor plan with a spacious dining area.
A New Frontier

Nancy Conrad puts her artistic stamp on a Peachtree Hills condo. Nancy Conrad has lived…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2021

Cover up that Kleenex box’s lackluster exterior with this Weezie tissue box cover. Made in…

Habachy Designs was recognized as Best-in-Show for its work on the Icon Buckhead.
Drumroll Please…

Design Excellence Awards The American Society of Interior Designers Georgia Chapter (ASID GA) has announced…

Meet Cam Reynolds (left) and Jenny Taubel (right), the owners of Gramercy.
Zhoosh Up Your Zzz’s

Meet the proprietors behind Buckhead’s lavish Gramercy linen boutique. Gramercy in Peachtree Battle was born…

Heirlooms such as the plates around the television were mixed in with Durham’s touches, which include a glass and acrylic coffee table, a custom carpet and pillows in the living room.
RIVER RETREAT

The Thrasher family found an off-market home and turned it into their dream oasis. Many…

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties
DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – OCTOBER 2021

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has opened a new office in Buckhead. The Chastain office…

SUDI RAFIZADEH
PILLOW TALK

SUDI RAFIZADEH’S FLAIR FOR TEXTILES HAS MADE HER A DESIGNER FAVORITE! “I absolutely hated it,”…

DELICIOUS

FUN FACT As a child, Seaman ate chocolate chip cookies in her sleep, while sleep walking
Innovating with Olives

Nikki Seaman is changing the way Atlantans snack! A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania…

Ecco's interpretation of classic scampi includes perfectly al dente bucatini, Georgia shrimp and Sapelo Island clams.
FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JUNE 2022
Fast-casual salad and grain bowl chain sweetgreen

FOOD NEWS – JUNE 2022

Fast-casual salad and grain bowl chain sweetgreen is now open in West Midtown at 1050 Howell Mill Road. Expect sweetgreen classics such as the Kale Caesar and Guacamole Greens salads, as well…

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Simply Buckhead Collector's Edition
Collection Affection

INVESTMENT PIECES, COLLECTIBLES AND THE ENTHUSIASTS WHO LOVE THEM! Assembling your favorite things can be a hobby, an investment strategy or an obsession. For those considering embarking on a collecting journey, we’ve…

Marlo Hampton Clothing Collection
FASHION ARCHIVE

Marlo Hampton’s collection enters showroom territory. Collecting clothing and accessories might not be considered special until you chance upon Marlo Hampton’s collection. “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star’s more than 5,000 luxurious…

FUN FACT As a child, Seaman ate chocolate chip cookies in her sleep, while sleep walking
Innovating with Olives

Nikki Seaman is changing the way Atlantans snack! A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a former Bain & Company management consultant, Nikki Seaman left a Whisps cheese crisps externship after…

ARTISTIC ASSETS
ARTISTIC ASSETS

A collection’s beauty could be aesthetic, financial or both! The collecting line between fun and profit is hard to draw. Either way, storage that’s more protective than a shoebox in a poorly…

AdaChic founders Meredith Lilly, holding the Leather Zip Clutch with Fringe Piping ($215), and Nichole Thompson, with the Mila Leather Clutch with Metallic Tassle ($175).
IT’S IN THE BAG

Two cousins bring Africa to Atlanta through handbags After a trip to Nigeria and Ethiopia in 2016, serial entrepreneur Nichole Thompson felt a strong pull to find a way to bring some…

Real Estate Readiness

How to survive the fast-changing market! Residential real estate in Atlanta is booming, creating an environment of low inventory and high demand. For those looking to buy or sell a home right…

HAPPENING

KNIGHTS IN ARMOR
Up in Arms

EUROPEAN KNIGHTS GALLOP INTO TOWN FOR SWASHBUCKLING SHOW. Those prehistoric bone-crushers might rule the hallowed halls of Fernbank Museum of Natural History, but brawly European warriors are geared up for some epic…

ARTSAPALOOZA Sandy Springs
Double the Fun

SHOP ART AND HUNT EGGS IN SANDY SPRINGS. Artsapalooza will be serving up a side of scrambled eggs April 16-17 in Sandy Springs as the free springtime festival unveils its artistic treasures…

WHO DUNIT?

SAVOR FRENCH FARE AND INTERACTIVE LIVE THEATER. Spice up date night with dinner and a show at Petite Violette, where guests can sink their teeth into a juicy murder mystery and a…

CHARITABLE

Models showcased Joshua Kane's Dandy Rebels collection.
ATLANTA FASHION GIVES

Simply Buckhead hosted its inaugural Atlanta Fashion Gives event in April at Flourish by Legendary Events. The gala evening, emceed by Atlanta’s WSB-TV news anchor Karyn Greer, featured the U.S. debut of…

MOURNING GLORY GALA

The Mourning Glory Gala, an annual fundraiser for Kate’s Club, drew more than 300 corporate, professional and community leaders to the Loews Atlanta Hotel in May in support of the nonprofit’s mission…

Gala guests bid generously during the scholarship auction.
OUR KIDS GALA

More than 270 supporters of The Boyce L. Ansley School gathered at Clark Atlanta University in March to support the school’s mission of educating homeless youth. Named for the late philanthropist, civic…

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