Thursday, September 20, 2018

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Fall Fashion: This year, bright, geometric accessories are meant to be noticed

This fall, accessories don’t hide behind simple silhouettes and earthy shades. They leap out in geometric shapes, bursts of unusual texture, and electric hues. Here’s to coloring outside the lines.

Atlanta’s Kindred Studio wants to help you navigate the confusing world of skincare

Navigating the world of skincare can be confusing. What should your daily routine include? What really works? Estheticians Amy Tecosky and Kelly Painter, who met while working at beauty and wellness collective Aviary, opened their new Grant Park studio with the goal of cutting through all the noise to give advice clients can use every day.
Connie n’ Jack

Where to shop in Atlanta now: Retro jewelry, Megan Huntz’s limited edition dress, and more

Atlanta-based jewelry brand Connie n’ Jack fashions cotton, bone, and hemp into artistic accessories; Commonwealth Proper has a new line, Alternative Apparel is launching its first children’s line, and Megan Huntz has limited edition “Charlie” dresses she designed exclusively for an online retailer.

Can manual lymphatic drainage make you look more toned? We tried it.

At Buckhead's Redefine by Nina, the manual lymphatic drainage treatment is meant to reduce swelling and make some muscles appear more toned. Does it work? We tested it.
MADabolic

MADabolic at Studioplex aims to torch fat for an athletic physique

MADabolic, a Charlotte-based athletic fitness studio, opened its first Atlanta location at Studioplex in July. Classes are based on the MAD formula, which stands for three different types of intervals—momentum-based, anaerobic speed, and durability drills.
Back to school

These ’80s and ’90s staples are back, just in time for back-to-school

Nothing signals a flood of nostalgia quite like back-to-school shopping. This season, a few of our favorite ’80s and ’90s staples have snuck back into our wardrobes. Stock up on these essentials in time for school picture day.

How SCAD FASH curator Rafael Gomes is imprinting the museum with his personal style and vision

If Rafael Gomes offers to take you into SCAD FASH’s conservation lab, behind the unmarked white doors deep within the bowels of the Peachtree Street museum, where vintage fashion is kept in long blue boxes swaddled in layer upon layer of tissue paper, go. Just go.
Charcoal beauty products

Summer Trend: These activated charcoal products promise to detoxify your skin

Activated charcoal has been used for centuries to pull impurities from the body. Now, this ashy carbon residue has reached beauty-fad status with products that fight oil, treat acne, and detoxify the skin. 
Patientory

An Atlanta-based app uses blockchain to make it easier for patients to access their health information

Atlanta-based app Patientory is trying to improve the global, multibillion-dollar health records system. Here's how it works.

Feet Forward: For this 29-year-old Georgia shoemaker, sustainability comes first

Fast fashion is notoriously wasteful. But for Sara Irvani, the 29-year-old CEO of Third Oak, a new brand from local footwear company Okabashi Brands, sustainability is key.

Fall Fashion: This year, bright, geometric accessories are meant to be noticed

This fall, accessories don’t hide behind simple silhouettes and earthy shades. They leap out in geometric shapes, bursts of unusual texture, and electric hues. Here’s to coloring outside the lines.

Atlanta’s Kindred Studio wants to help you navigate the confusing world of skincare

Navigating the world of skincare can be confusing. What should your daily routine include? What really works? Estheticians Amy Tecosky and Kelly Painter, who met while working at beauty and wellness collective Aviary, opened their new Grant Park studio with the goal of cutting through all the noise to give advice clients can use every day.

My Style: Allie Bashuk, cofounder of Dream Warriors Foundation

Whether Allie Bashuk is working to empower women and nonbinary individuals through her nonprofit, Dream Warriors Foundation; producing large-scale event installations as codirector of Brutal Studio; or bringing the city’s artists together as a director at the Goat Farm Arts Center, this creative powerhouse is helping foster culture and community in Atlanta.
Swim Across America Atlanta Open Water Swim

Atlanta’s “Super Bowl of Swimming” brings Olympians and cancer advocates to Lake Lanier this weekend

This weekend, swimmers both Olympian and novice will descend upon Lake Lanier for the Swim Across America Atlanta Open Water Swim, which raises money for cancer research at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Can manual lymphatic drainage make you look more toned? We tried it.

At Buckhead's Redefine by Nina, the manual lymphatic drainage treatment is meant to reduce swelling and make some muscles appear more toned. Does it work? We tested it.
MADabolic

MADabolic at Studioplex aims to torch fat for an athletic physique

MADabolic, a Charlotte-based athletic fitness studio, opened its first Atlanta location at Studioplex in July. Classes are based on the MAD formula, which stands for three different types of intervals—momentum-based, anaerobic speed, and durability drills.