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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.
Grounding

Here’s one way to find your footing: try “grounding”

When I move, it is with purpose: To get stronger, to get leaner, to get somewhere, and to get there now. So to think I might try walking intentionally—as slow as humanly possible, barefoot, and without a destination in mind—is almost laughable. Yet I do it sometimes.
Chastity Garner Valentine

My Style: fashion influencer Chastity Garner Valentine

In 2008, when blogs were first blowing up, Chastity Garner Valentine launched GarnerStyle to share tips and advice with the plus-size community. Today, she boasts more than 300,000 followers on Instagram alone.
Deklah Polansky

My Style: Deklah Polansky, creative director at studio’farrell

After an idyllic childhood in a tiny kibbutz community of 300 in Upper Galilee, Deklah Polansky made her way to MTV in Manhattan. Now, the creative director and partner in Atlanta-based studio’farrell calls Midtown home.
State the Label

This free-spirited Athens label makes clothing meant to be lived in

Since founding her brand State the Label in 2010, designer Adrienne Antonson has created free-spirited handmade clothing that is meant to be well-lived in.
Miss the gym

The gym helped me cope. Now that I need it more than ever, it’s gone.

The blistering-hot yoga class I took every Friday? It helped me take my mind off negative messages. With the studio shuttered, I was required to face some of my worst thoughts—the world is in trouble, your family is in danger, you might get fired, there is no end to this in sight—without my most reliable coping tool at my disposal.
Drew Huggins Tattoo

My Style: Drew Huggins, Toki Tattoo artist

In an industry known for attitude, illustrator Drew Huggins is challenging the status quo.
At home fitness workouts Atlanta

Stay fit at home with these online workouts from Atlanta fitness studios

The gyms are closed but the internet is open for your workout needs. Here are some local studios who are offering online workouts and classes, both for free and with the purchase of memberships.
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.
My Style: Brandé Elise and Danielle Gray

My Style: Brandé Elise and Danielle Gray

“She’s weird, and I like it,” described marketing guru Danielle of her first impression of voiceover artist Brandé, her partner in life and business. Yin and yang personified, this entrepreneurial couple’s latest endeavor is a CBD brand, Unoia.
At-home spa treatments

Try these five at-home spa treatments from Atlanta pros

While nothing takes the place of an in-person facial or pedicure, an at-home spa treatment can be just as effective—and relaxing—as one from the pros.
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.
Epidemiology

Epidemiology is a science we tend to take for granted . . . until there’s a pandemic

Think of epidemiologists as doctors for the world, says Dr. James Buehler, a former epidemiology professor at Emory who worked at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for two decades. “Physicians monitor an individual’s health and recommend ways to stay fit. Epidemiologists monitor the health of populations.”