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Erica Bogart

My Style: Makeup artist Erica Bogart

A love of art, people, and working with her hands drew Erica Bogart to the makeup industry.
TIPP therapy

How a rush of cold temps cools my nerves

When I begin to feel particularly blue, I’ll make a beeline for the freezer and pull out an ice pack, hold it in my hand, and I will notice its calming effect. It’s almost as though my brain can’t process both the feeling of cold and the feeling of depression at the same time.
O Studios

Atlanta-based O. Studio wants to design a new daily outfit for everyone

Universal, comfortable, high-tech, versatile. If ever there were a time for El Lewis’s new line of knits, built around wear-anytime (or all-the-time), uniform-style dressing, it’s now.
Massage in a pandemic

My quest for a safer massage during the pandemic

This is the process I went through in order to schedule an hour-long massage that seemed safest during a pandemic: outdoors (to avoid contaminated air), in a massage chair (thus facing away from the therapist for the majority of the time), with both of us wearing masks.
Jeffrey closing

Farewell, Jeffrey: A look back at Atlanta’s most iconic boutique

Perhaps no clothing store has had more of an impact on Atlanta than the luxury boutique founded by Jeffrey Kalinsky 30 years ago, which put Atlanta on the fashion map and introduced designer lines like Manolo Blahnik, Prada, and Dries Van Noten to the city.
Shahad AlQaysi

My Style: Shahad AlQaysi, fashion designer and blogger

Born in Iraq and raised in Dubai, style maven Shahad AlQaysi left her career in dentistry to launch her own fashion label, the Shaha, in Atlanta in 2017.
Atlanta face masks we love

5 face masks from favorite Atlanta brands (including one made with basil and mint)

Yes, this is for real! Yolanda Owens of Iwi Fresh Farm-to-Skin Spa makes aromatherapeutic masks with basil, mint, rosemary, and anise hyssop on a fabric lining. Plus, a few more traditional cloth face masks we love.
Chris Classic

My Style: Chris Classic, recording artist and entrepreneur

New York transplant Chris Classic is something of a creative renaissance man. His claims to fame include an American Music Award and a viral internet moment in which he transformed an H&M lookbook image of a young Black child wearing a controversial hoodie to an image of him as a king. Now, Classic has a new fragrance line, Savoir Faire.
How to comabt screen fatigue

Does your back ache after you’ve stared down at your laptop for hours? How to avoid screen slump.

We’re going out less and sitting too much. And our bodies are paying the price.
Animal Flow with Atlanta coach Jordan Coburn

Test Drive: Animal Flow with Atlanta movement coach Jordan Coburn

This kind of functional exercise is said to recruit a greater number of muscles than traditional weight training while also stimulating the central nervous system.
Erica Bogart

My Style: Makeup artist Erica Bogart

A love of art, people, and working with her hands drew Erica Bogart to the makeup industry.
Rigel Gemini

My Style: Rigel Gemini, influencer, music artist, director of analytics and SEO

Born on the first day of Gemini, the data director by day/influencer by night epitomizes cosmic duality in his life and style.
O Studios

Atlanta-based O. Studio wants to design a new daily outfit for everyone

Universal, comfortable, high-tech, versatile. If ever there were a time for El Lewis’s new line of knits, built around wear-anytime (or all-the-time), uniform-style dressing, it’s now.
How to find calm in a year of chaos

How to find calm in a year of chaos

We like to consider this package akin to a free counseling session, and although these articles are not a substitute for one-on-one therapy, we hope it’s a start.
What questions do you want to ask a therapist?

Pandemic, politics, and anxiety: You asked questions, Atlanta mental health professionals answered

I feel disconnected from my friends. My partner drives me insane. There's just too much right now. Is this irrational? We asked readers to submit their questions for therapists. Here are their takes.

How to reset your stress: 6 strategies from Atlanta experts

When your cortisol rises, here are six self-soothing strategies from the experts to punch it back down in just a few minutes.