THE MANE EVENT

HAIR CARE TOOLS AND PRODUCTS FOR FABULOUS-LOOKING LOCKS

Philips Norelco Multigroom 7000

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

Hair comes in all sorts of shapes, styles, colors and textures, but we all want to keep it looking its best. Here are some of our favorite products for helping make sure your tresses look top-notch this season.

The Brush Crush Heated Straightening […]

FALL’S FUNKY FASHIONS

SHOWCASING THE COLORS, FABRICS AND STYLES OF THE SEASON

Left: Alice + Olivia Velvet Jacket ($485), Alice + Olivia Velvet Pant ($285), Commando Faux Leather Sleeveless Bodysuit ($98) and Christian Louboutin So Kate Camo Ankle Boots ($1,095), available at Saks Fifth Avenue; earrings, stylist’s own. Right: Parker Billy Metallic Floral Draped Top ($188), Alice + Olivia Dylan High-Waist Wide-Leg Pants ($330) and Paris France […]

A YULETIDE TREASURE

Jimbo Livaditis leads Big John’s Christmas Trees into its 70th year

Big John’s Christmas Trees, now lead by Jimbo Livaditis (above), has been a family-run local business for 70 years.

STORY: Ginger Strejcek

Back in 1949, a decade before Lenox Square dazzled shoppers and the Perimeter encircled the city, an enterprising gentleman named John Livaditis turned a winter slump into a holiday boon by selling Christmas […]

WE TRIED IT, TAKE 2

THE SIMPLY BUCKHEAD TEAM TESTS OUT ANOTHER TRIO OF UNIQUE HEALTH SERVICES

IV hydration therapy

Photos: Sara Hanna

A few years ago, several members of the Simply Buckhead team visited area spas to try out some of the latest services being offered. We recently sent two regular contributors, plus our publisher, back out there to test three unusual treatments you may not have heard much about […]

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 […]