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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 […]

THE STYLE FORECAST FOR 2019

WHAT’S IN AND WHAT’S OUT WHEN IT COMES TO WOMEN’S WARDROBES THIS YEAR

Wardrobe courtesy of Tootsies Vince Ridley suede boots ($385); Claudia beaded bracelets ($90) and hoop earrings ($120); MCL woven cuff ($395); Below The Belt suede belt ($100); Eugenia Kim bolero hat with pearl studs ($305); Krewe sunglasses ($205); Veronica Beard Minna dress ($595); Sarah Stewart leather jacket ($500); Elena Ghisellini suede […]

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: […]

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. […]

GETTING RED CARPET READY

A BUCKHEAD FORMAL ATTIRE EXPERT OFFERS ADVICE FOR SPECIAL OCCASION DRESS SHOPPING

Stand out in the crowd with a special occasion dress from Susan Lee.

Stand out in the crowd with a special occasion dress from Susan Lee.

STORY: Amy Meadows
Photo: Courtesy Susan Lee

Melody Pass, president of Buckhead’s popular women’s boutique Susan Lee, knows exactly what a special occasion dress should do for the person who […]

ALL THAT SPARKLES

A LOCAL EXPERT REVEALS THE STRATEGY FOR BUYING THAT ALL IMPORTANT DIAMOND

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

Kenyatta Black, of Atlanta Diamond Co., can help you put a ring on it.

Kenyatta Black, of Atlanta Diamond Co., can help you put a ring on it.

For many grooms, buying an engagement ring ranks among the most important purchases they’ll ever […]

WEDDING BELLES

SAY YES TO THE DRESS’ LORI ALLEN SHARES WHAT’S HOT IN BRIDAL FASHION

STORY: Karina Antenucci

If Lori Allen, who owns Bridals by Lori in Sandy Springs, has one piece of advice for brides on choosing their wedding dresses, it would be: “Listen to your heart. You will know when you have the gown of your dreams.” The Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta star (the TLC show’s episodes […]

RETAIL THERAPY GETS PROFESSIONAL HELP

YOUR GUIDE TO MAKING THE MOST OF WORKING WITH A STYLIST

MM.LaFleur’s showrooms are designed to facilitate a comfortable, stress-free shopping experience.

Leveraging the help and expertise of a stylist or personal shopper was once the realm of the rich or famous, but no more. Now, everyone from major department stores to independent boutiques is offering the service as part of the guest experience. To […]

DECODING THE WORKPLACE DRESS CODE

Famed American costume designer Edith Head once quipped, “You can have anything you want if you dress for it.”

HER: Red Haute ivory mock-neck sleeveless lace tank ($88), BCBG black knit tuxedo blazer ($119), Hudson black denim skinny jeans ($165), Chinese Laundry Sitara ankle-strap heel shoes ($80), MJ Accessories hobo braided tassel bag ($68), Gorjana beaded tassel adjustable necklace ($110) and gold and black […]

IT’S IN THE BAG

TOYIN AJAYI’S SUSTAINABLE HANDBAGS ARE ANYTHING BUT GRANOLA

TOYIN AJAYI’S SUSTAINABLE HANDBAGS

Fun, bright, edgy, fashionable and eco-friendly : Sandy Springs designer Toyin Ajayi believes these are not mutually exclusive terms. You can tie them all together with her new line of Ife Medow handbags.

The 32-year-old has a background as unique as her bags. “I was born in London and came to Atlanta when I was 9,” says […]