FITNESS EXCLUSIVE

Ex-NFL player Bryan Jean-Pierre trains a select Atlanta crowd

STORY: Nicole Letts

Owned and operated by Buckhead resident and former NFL defensive lineman Bryan Jean-Pierre, MiscFit is arguably the most exclusive club in Atlanta. After all, you need an invitation to be a part of the private fitness studio. Once selected, you’re privy to group classes led by Jean-Pierre and his hand-selected training, boxing and yoga experts.

It comes […]

BLACK TIE TRIUMPH

A MEN’S GUIDE TO PULLING OFF A TUXEDO

STORY: Neal Howard

Whether renting or buying a tuxedo for your 2019 events schedule, start with two simple, iconic words: Cary Grant.

For anyone born before 1990, the very mention of the man’s name evokes a red carpet snapshot from the American consciousness that, to this day, remains synonymous with masculinity at its most elegant. Slim-fitting, clean lines, whispered touches of […]

THE LOOK OF THINGS

THE NEW TIFFANY DANIELLE BEAUTY BAR OFFERS CURATED SERVICES IN ONE SPOT

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

Thanks to our busy lives, one-stop shops of all kinds are thriving— think of the success of Target and Amazon, nicknamed the “everything store” of online shopping. But when it comes to beauty services, most aficionados have specialists they love spread across town.

HEALTH NUT

WELLSCENE’S FOUNDER SPOTLIGHTS WOMEN’S WELLNESS

WellScene’s founder Gabrielle D’Auria.

WellScene’s founder Gabrielle D’Auria.

STORY: Nicole Letts
PHOTO: XXIII Photo Studio

WellScene is the fruit of founder, certified health coach and Buckhead resident Gabrielle D’Auria, and it’s quickly becoming Atlanta’s premier women’s wellness event. This one day conference, to be held at The Stave Room on Nov. 10, will feature a wellness marketplace offering goods from local and national […]

DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2019

Atlanta’s oldest and largest locally-owned and -operated residential real estate firm is expanding its reach.

Dorsey Alston’s Patrick Wood, Rip Sartain, Michael Rogers and Carson Matthews in front of the firm’s future intown office.

BY: Giannina S. Bedford

Buckheadbased Dorsey Alston Realtors plans to open its first intown office in Virginia- Highland later this year. The firm recently closed on the purchase of a 1919 building […]

A SERENDIPITOUS SPOT

A Brookhaven couple takes a chance and succeeds with their first family home

Plantation shutters, natural stone and coffered ceilings set an elegant tone in the living room.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

The Davises have come to cherish their Brookhaven home as a perfect place to raise their family.

Sometimes you simply fall into […]

MAGIC CARPETS

Mohamad Gavahi of Atlanta Fine Rugs reveals how to shop for a quality Oriental rug

ANTIQUE RUG CLEANING TIP Weekly, give it a good vacuum. Every 7 to 10 years, take it to a professional carpet cleaner experienced in handling antique rugs. “This is an art that needs to be done by an expert. It will protect the value of your rug,” says Gavahi.

STORY: […]

THE FIX IS IN

Using groundbreaking orthobiologics, Dr. Ken Mautner heals Atlanta’s pro athletes, weekend warriors and more

STORY: Michael Jacobs

Physician Ken Mautner lives on the cutting edge of healing athletes without cutting. The Buckhead resident leads the nonsurgical side of the Emory Sports Medicine Center in Brookhaven, with a focus on using minimally invasive treatments to get athletes of all ages and abilities back to their games.

The 45-year-old is often […]

AFTER-HOURS HOME SHOPPING

ENGEL & VÖLKERS OFFERS WEEKNIGHT OPEN HOUSES TO ATLANTA BUYERS

BY: Giannina S. Bedford

Home buying can feel like a full-time job, one that takes up the majority of your weekend. Engel & Völkers Atlanta is trying to remedy that with a Twilight Open House. Launched in May by the Buckhead-based real estate firm, these open houses take place on a weeknight to provide flexibility in the home-search […]

MAKING WAVES

GIANINE MCKENNA DESIGNS SWIMWEAR INSPIRED BY HER BRAZILIAN ROOTS

McKenna’s swimsuits are designed to flatter the body.

STORY: Muriel Vega

After moving to the U.S. from her native Brazil, Gianine McKenna couldn’t let go of the triangle-shaped swimsuits traditionally attributed to her home country. At the young age of 10, she knew what was flattering for her body.