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  • Cathy Anderson

    Editorial Contributor

    Cathy Anderson joined the Atlanta magazine team in the spring of 2011 as a recent transplant from New York City. Raised in Jacksonville, Florida, she attended Florida State University and quickly made her way to Manhattan after graduation to follow her passion for the fashion industry. While there, she did editorial work for such major books as People StyleWatch, CosmoGirl, and J-14 magazine, where she assisted on countless photo shoots, wrote about the latest teen heartthrobs, and developed her keen eye for achieving great style while on a budget. In addition to writing the style pages for Atlanta magazine, Anderson also spends her time expanding her vegetarian cookbook collection and obsessing over the Seminoles during college football season.

 

Q&A: Cuan Hanly

Jack Spade's creative director talks about the new Westside store

Kate Spade and her husband Andy launched their line of men’s bags, Jack Spade, in 1997. Now the brand known for its preppy-meets-hipster style offers a full clothing line. Read more...

Head to Toe: David Schweitzer

Atlanta nightspot manager opens up about fashion

As manager of Gerber Group’s local hot spots Whiskey Park and Living Room, both located at the W Hotel in Midtown, thirty-year-old David Schweitzer makes it his mission to look sharp and professional. We asked the stylish Cabbagetown resident for his fashion advice. Read more...

Is Felicia Barth-Aasen the Next Vera Wang?

Georgia designer is a hit at L.A. Fashion Week

Like Vera Wang, Felicia Barth-Aasen went from being a nationally competitive ice-skater to creating her own fashion line. Read more...

Atlanta's KP MacLane Is Polo Perfect

The company's husband-and-wife team master the American classic

In early 2010 Jared and Katherine Petty MacLane set out to take the polo shirt, a standard of American fashion, and transform it with European luxury. Read more...

W.port

Connecticut Yankee style holds court in Buckhead

Westport is not just another preppy Connecticut town. A longtime magnet for glitterati from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Paul Newman, it’s an artsy place heavily influenced by nearby New York City. So its style is classic and comfortable like other wealthy New England enclaves, but with artistic and fashionable flair. Read more...

Style Insider: Melanie Turner

She's got a closet to covet

Since launching her eponymous design firm three years ago, Melanie Turner has twice been ADAC’s Southeast Designer of the Year. We peeked inside the fashionista’s Buckhead closet. Read more...

Billy Reid

Five questions for a Southern favorite

Designer Billy Reid, the epitome of sophisticated Southern style, opened his seventh national and first Atlanta store in Westside’s White Provision building this summer. Raised in Louisiana and currently residing in Florence, Alabama, Reid launched his line in 2004. Read more...

Fab’rik

The local retail chain celebrates ten years of fun, affordable fashion

Dana Spinola was a pioneer in making boutique shopping affordable in Atlanta. In 2002 the then twenty-seven-year-old left a computer consulting career to turn her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for style into a business plan. Read more...

Bella Bag

Grab your Gucci for less

Step inside Bella Bag’s Virginia-Highland offices and you’ll feel like Carrie Bradshaw discovering Manolo Blahnik Mary Janes in the Vogue accessories closet. Read more...

Atlanta Bloggers Write in Style

Fashion you need to follow

Magazine editors and celebrities, make room for today’s new fashion authority: the blogger. Many successful cyber fashionistas have showcased trends from Los Angeles and New York. But the Atlanta area has its own stylish bloggers, who are right on the pulse of beauty and fashion. Read more...