THE COBBLER

After 20-plus years in the leather restoration industry, Ryan Embry has designed his own line of leather bags

STORY: Muriel Vega
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

Ryan Embry is a third-generation cobbler who has apprenticed the art of leather and how to bring it back to life under his grandfather, father and several uncles. With nearly three decades of expertise in the leather business and seven at his Buckhead shop, Classic […]

HOLIDAY HEALTH HACKS

Savor the season with 9 tips to keep you on the road to wellness

STORY: Amelia Pavlik

‘Tis the season when soirees serving up boozy eggnog replace cycling classes, and we tell ourselves that sugar cookies are just as calorie-friendly as kale. To help you get through the holidays without undoing all of the good you’ve accomplished over the last 10 months, here are 9 tips from area wellness pros.

 

GOOD THINGS COME IN SMALL PACKAGES

A LONGTIME BUCKHEAD HOMEOWNER HAPPILY DOWNSIZES INTO A COZY LOFT

A firstedition Picasso resides above the fireplace in the sunlit living room.

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

After more than two decades in a spacious Buckhead estate, Cynthia Good is relishing her scaled-down abode.

Cynthia Good moved to Atlanta in the late 1980s to take […]

WEDDING BELLES

IN THESE GLAMOROUS GOWNS, YOU’LL BE WALKING DOWN THE AISLE IN STYLE

Left: Handmade lace and glitter gown with floral appliqué by Dreamy Weddings for You; crystal double necklace by Homa; crystal and pearl earrings by Elite Pour La Vie. Middle: Sleeveless dress with beaded top and blush-tone, A-line tulle skirt by Madison James; crystal and pearl headpiece and crystal earrings by Homa. Right: […]

BEST FACE FORWARD

MASSAGE TECHNIQUES CAN MEAN NEXT-LEVEL FACIAL RESULTS

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

Lying on a table letting a qualified massage therapist knead out your knots can be bliss inducing. These days, facial massage has become buzzy, thanks in part to the recently minted Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. The former actress has been a vocal advocate of the treatment as a way to keep her famous visage looking camera […]

THE EYES HAVE IT

Creams, serums and gels to keep your peepers looking their best

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

“The eyes are a window to the soul” is an oft-quoted adage, so it makes sense we’d want to take extra care to keep our “windows” looking bright and beautiful. From efficient treatments to luxury creams, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite products to keep your eyes looking youthful.

Handle With Care

Our eyes […]

DRESSED FOR SUCCESS

TWO BUCKHEAD MENSWEAR EXPERTS OFFER POINTERS FOR FINDING THE PERFECT DRESS SHIRT

When paired with jeans, the right dress shirt can exude a sense of comfortable sophistication. Courtesy of Hammer Made

STORY: Amy Meadows

Jason Hammerberg

Guys, whether a special event or an important business meeting is on your calendar, you’ll want to look your best. […]

POST-SURGERY SWEAT

ADVICE FOR EXERCISING AFTER A BREAST CANCER-RELATED PROCEDURE

STORY: Amelia Pavlik

Terri Robertson Elder

Almost 7,500: According to the American Cancer Society, that’s the estimated number of breast cancer cases that will be diagnosed in Georgia in 2018.

A fair number of these women will face breast cancer-related surgery, and the aches and emotional exhaustion that follow. These challenges […]

HIT THE RIGHT NOTE WITH HOSTESS GIFTS

A SMALL AND USEFUL PRESENT IS ALWAYS WELCOMED

FOR THE HOME CHEF

STORY: Laura Carson Miller

Before we know it, the holidays will be upon us, full of parties to attend and trips to take. In the midst of all the fun, it’s important to acknowledge the host and/or hostess who thought to include you and took the time and effort to put together the party. […]

WOWED ON WIEUCA

A YOUNG COUPLE PURCHASES A MODEL HOME IN CHASTAIN EAST

Nearly all white, this Chastain East kitchen offers a faint pop of blue in the glass mosaic backsplash.

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

It was moving day. Jan Nifong was knee deep in boxes at her and boyfriend Brian Craig’s condo when Craig, an attorney with the law firm Wood Craig & Avery, called from […]