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KIKA Stretch Studios

Atlanta now has plenty of stretch studios, but fitness pros are divided on stretching’s benefits

Stretching is a topic so divisive it threatens to tear apart the fitness community like it’s an overworked hamstring.
Tiny handbags

The incredible shrinking handbag: These trendy micro-purses are so tiny, they’re more like jewelry

Does form always need to follow function? This season, apparently not. Handbags of the moment are smaller than the most petite clutch or crossbody phone case.

An Atlanta designer turns ikat remnants into scrunchies, headbands, and handbags

After launching her own to-the-trade fabric company, Mollie Nitzken started creating scrunchies from remnants and selling them to friends, eventually offering them on Instagram. Now, Maas by Slightly East sells scrunchies, headbands, scarves, and turbans.

At Lenox Square, plus-size shop Eloquii shows off its Insta-famous style

When the Limited shuttered its plus-size store, Eloquii, not even two years after its 2011 launch, a few of its creators were so devoted to the concept that they broke off and took it online. Its seventh brick-and-mortar opened at Lenox Square this winter.
Ohso

My Style: Ohso, event producer and DJ

When Ohso was told, girls don’t, the Atlanta-based event producer and DJ thought, I can and I will.
Running a marathon older

Okay, boomer: You can—and, maybe, should—run a marathon

Some may say that marathon running is a younger person’s pursuit, but should that automatically stop you from training for your first marathon in your 50s, 60s, or later? The answer, from a trio of Atlanta-area running coaches? Nope.
Tibi sample store Atlanta

Tibi hosts a rare Atlanta sample sale just in time for the holidays

Tibi is hosting its very first Atlanta sample sale at the Shops at Buckhead Atlanta just in time for the holidays. To add to the fun, Abbey Glass is also hosting a Buckhead Atlanta sample sale.

Atlanta fitness studios amp up their workouts with live DJ sets

Fitness classes with live DJs have popped up across metro Atlanta, but few studios show as strong a dedication to the power of DJ-curated and -spun music as F45.

My Style: Coy Wire, CNN sports anchor and correspondent

Former Atlanta Falcon Coy Wire still enjoys teamwork—only now he works with writers, producers, and editors for CNN, CNNI, and HLN.
Six people doing sideways planks at Stellar Bodies Megaformer Atlanta

Meet the Megaformer, a Pilates workout that slays even the fittest

It looks like a device intended for torture, and those who have spent time on the contraption will probably tell you that description is right on the money. Here are some places that offer Megaformer in Atlanta.
Tiny handbags

The incredible shrinking handbag: These trendy micro-purses are so tiny, they’re more like jewelry

Does form always need to follow function? This season, apparently not. Handbags of the moment are smaller than the most petite clutch or crossbody phone case.

An Atlanta designer turns ikat remnants into scrunchies, headbands, and handbags

After launching her own to-the-trade fabric company, Mollie Nitzken started creating scrunchies from remnants and selling them to friends, eventually offering them on Instagram. Now, Maas by Slightly East sells scrunchies, headbands, scarves, and turbans.

At Lenox Square, plus-size shop Eloquii shows off its Insta-famous style

When the Limited shuttered its plus-size store, Eloquii, not even two years after its 2011 launch, a few of its creators were so devoted to the concept that they broke off and took it online. Its seventh brick-and-mortar opened at Lenox Square this winter.
KIKA Stretch Studios

Atlanta now has plenty of stretch studios, but fitness pros are divided on stretching’s benefits

Stretching is a topic so divisive it threatens to tear apart the fitness community like it’s an overworked hamstring.
Cold feet treatments in Atlanta

3 treatments to pamper your feet this winter

When temperatures drop, it’s easy to slip your feet inside some cozy slippers and forget about them. But according to Abby Ellis, a massage therapist and co-owner of Future Perfect Massage in Cabbagetown, taking care of your feet is even more critical in winter.
Holiday sleep habits

Rethink that late-night wine: 3 tips to get good sleep during the holidays

Want to make the holidays less stressful? Get more sleep. During the season of house guests, travel, and after-hours snacking and drinking, sleep can suffer, says Anne D. Bartolucci, a sleep-disorder specialist at Atlanta Insomnia and Behavioral Health Services.