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Fall 2021 fashion

How we dress now: 8 Atlanta fashion experts on how the pandemic changed style and what’s next

Over the past year and a half, our habits and lifestyles have changed—and so has our daily wardrobe. Now, as people return to the office full- or part-time and parties start back, we’ve got questions about the dress code, which may have become more relaxed in the workplace while simultaneously more festive for long-awaited fun.
Float Atlanta

Are sensory-deprivation tanks really that relaxing? A test drive of Float Atlanta.

When I heard about Float Atlanta’s open sensory-deprivation tanks—rectangular pools, each accompanied by a shower in a private and soundproofed room—I felt confident I could make it through a one-hour session without splashing and thrashing for help.
ANT/DOTE Atlanta

Wish Atlanta boutique founder to open ANT/DOTE, a cutting-edge fashion shop on the Westside

A self-described “adventurous shopper,” Wish founder Lauren Amos calls ANT/DOTE a store “for fashion fans, by fashion fans.”
Rhonda and GiGi Peterson

My Style: Interior designer Rhonda Peterson and her daughter GiGi Peterson

Teen years can strain parents’ and children’s relationships. So, Rhonda Peterson and her daughter, GiGi, started their lifestyle and fashion blog, GiGi and Rho, to openly discuss some of the challenges and build a community for other moms and daughters to chat.
C.J. and Kelli Stewart L.E.A.D. shoes

Atlanta’s L.E.A.D. nonprofit gets its own Adidas shoes

When it was time to give a fresh take on the classic Adidas Forum shoe, L.E.A.D.’s youth ambassadors were all in. They embossed a map of Atlanta on the shoe’s heel overlay.
Running with your dog

How to be sure that afternoon jog is as good for your dog as it is for you

Want to start running with your dog? Here's some tips from local experts to keep them happy and healthy.
Sweat Cycle

Test drive: Sweat Cycle brings the heat

The studio for this 55-minute class is heated to about 86 degrees using the infrared technology that you usually find in trendy recovery saunas.
Melanated Fabrics

Melanated Fabrics offers style by the yard in Reynoldstown

DIY fashion mogul Mimi G was tired of rifling through piles of bolts at cluttered, musty fabric stores. She designs eye-catching, sexy patterns, and she longed for a fabric shopping experience that felt more like browsing the racks at a chic clothing boutique. She and fellow sewing influencer Brittany Jones launched Melanated Fabrics online, then opened a brick-and-mortar location in Atlanta.
Ariane Turner

With her skincare line, Ariane Turner wants people to “feel like the prettiest version of themselves”

In March, Ariane Turner won $100,000 from Aveeno and Essence magazine as a finalist in their Skin Health Startup Accelerator, a program created to develop a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable skincare industry. Her line, Look Good Live Well, focuses on loving the skin you're in.
Leave souvenir T-shirts for the tourists. True ATLiens rep our favorite hometown brands.

Leave souvenir T-shirts for the tourists: rep these hometown Atlanta brands instead

Fun local merch to sport yourself or give as a gift
Fall 2021 fashion

How we dress now: 8 Atlanta fashion experts on how the pandemic changed style and what’s next

Over the past year and a half, our habits and lifestyles have changed—and so has our daily wardrobe. Now, as people return to the office full- or part-time and parties start back, we’ve got questions about the dress code, which may have become more relaxed in the workplace while simultaneously more festive for long-awaited fun.
ANT/DOTE Atlanta

Wish Atlanta boutique founder to open ANT/DOTE, a cutting-edge fashion shop on the Westside

A self-described “adventurous shopper,” Wish founder Lauren Amos calls ANT/DOTE a store “for fashion fans, by fashion fans.”
Rhonda and GiGi Peterson

My Style: Interior designer Rhonda Peterson and her daughter GiGi Peterson

Teen years can strain parents’ and children’s relationships. So, Rhonda Peterson and her daughter, GiGi, started their lifestyle and fashion blog, GiGi and Rho, to openly discuss some of the challenges and build a community for other moms and daughters to chat.
Float Atlanta

Are sensory-deprivation tanks really that relaxing? A test drive of Float Atlanta.

When I heard about Float Atlanta’s open sensory-deprivation tanks—rectangular pools, each accompanied by a shower in a private and soundproofed room—I felt confident I could make it through a one-hour session without splashing and thrashing for help.
Covid-19 in Atlanta schools

The delta variant changed everything for schoolchildren

Like a perfect storm, the onslaught of the more transmissible delta variant coincided with the start of school, and now, rates of new Covid infections are rising faster among school-aged children than among adults.
Running with your dog

How to be sure that afternoon jog is as good for your dog as it is for you

Want to start running with your dog? Here's some tips from local experts to keep them happy and healthy.