A FASHION TOUCHDOWN

Shena Simmons designs apparel for game-day-ready gals of all ages

STORY: Caroline Cox

Throughout Shena Simmons’ life, she’s lived in different states, had different job titles and worked in vastly different industries. But her love of football has remained constant. The Florida native landed in Atlanta in 2012 to earn her MBA from Emory, and after falling in love with the city, she and her husband decided to […]

THE SKIN GAME

PREPARING FOR SUMMER WITH THE SEASON’S HOTTEST BEAUTY TREATMENTS

STORY: Rebecca Cha

In additional to general dermatology, Casey Powell is an expert injector of everything from Sculptra to Kybella. Nathan Morgan Photography

Summer is upon us, and that means shedding some of those clothes and showing off more skin. So even if you’re not going to be strutting […]

PASSION-DRIVEN DECOR

A BROOKHAVEN COUPLE’S HIGH-STYLE INTERIOR PUTS FAMILY AND FUN FIRST

The formal living room showcases an eye-catching painting purchased on a trip to South Africa.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Colin Meadows and Zora Foote, with son, Hamilton, created a home that reflects their love of hosting guests and hanging out.

Personalizing a home is […]

FLEXING MOMMY MUSCLES

Helping women stay fit during pregnancy, not just after

STORY: Nicole Letts

Katie Scharf is the happily married, proud mom of two boys. Beyond these important roles, Scharf also holds a few other titles. She’s a certified perinatal fitness trainer, a certified personal trainer and a women’s strength specialist. She’s also the owner and lead trainer behind Strength in Moms, an in-home personal training company servicing Brookhaven, Sandy […]

BRUSH UP

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THESE ESSENTIAL MAKEUP TOOLS

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

have a confession to make: I write about beauty, but makeup brushes, beyond the most basic, intimidate me. If there is anyone who could demystify these tools of the trade, it’s Anisa Telwar Kaicker, founder and CEO of Buckhead-based Anisa International. Over the past 25-plus years, she’s created a global brand that has designed […]

NAILED IT

BUCKHEAD SALONS GET CREATIVE WITH MANICURES

Nail techs from places such as The Haute Spot, Sugarcoat and Les Mains Nail Bar create fashion statements with their manicures.

STORY: Lia Picard

Scroll through Atlantans’ Instagram accounts and you may notice a common theme among more and more of them: stunning nail art as a fashion statement. Creative manicures above and beyond the basic buff and polish have […]

A PROTEIN POWDER PRIMER

Get schooled on these popular health supplements

STORY: Nicole Letts

JAMIE BODNER

Protein powder is a pantry staple for many athletes. Its benefits include aiding weight loss, assisting with tissue repair and encouraging muscle building. However, not all protein powders are created equal. In fact, a 2018 study by the Clean Label Project found that out of 134 […]

TAILORED FOR THE THOMPSONS

A BUCKHEAD FAMILY’S CUSTOM BUILD CHECKS ALL THE BOXES

Gray, silver and glass strike a winning combination in the Thompson family’s formal dining room.

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Mimi and Andrew Thompson, with their children Drew and Anabelle, love sharing their home with friends and often host end-of-season parties for the kids’ sports […]

IT’S LIKE A SAUNA IN HERE

TREAT YOUR BODY TO A DESIGNER DETOX AT BUCKHEAD’S NEW INFRARED SAUNA STUDIO

Infrared saunas are good because “your core heats up gradually, and you’re not breathing air,” says Perspire Sauna Studio co-owner Danielle Smith

STORY: Amelia Pavlik
Hillway Photography

Imagine private infrared saunas where you can binge on Netflix while detoxing your body. Thanks to the new Perspire Sauna Studio in Buckhead, your sauna experience is […]

SLEEPING BEAUTY

REVAMP YOUR OVERNIGHT ROUTINE FOR GREAT-LOOKING RESULTS

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

A search for the fountain of youth might lead to the bedroom. Far from being a myth, beauty sleep is real, since the quantity and quality of sleep can show up in our appearance. “Sleep is a time for overall repair and regeneration of the body,” explains Dr. Taz Bhatia, the author of Super Woman RX and […]