Modern Man

 Article Sue G. Collins | Photography Provided  Meeting Ken Hughes, you might be inclined to pick his brain about smart heating and cooling solutions for your home or business. Do you really need to change HVAC filters every year? (Yes) Can you assess the health of your furnace by its functionality and appearance? (No)  Ken owns Milton Mechanical Services, the…

Blue Dangles Offers Three Looks from One Terrific Sweeper

 Article Carrie Whitney  Part of the Johns Creek community for more than a decade, Blue Dangles Boutique possesses an inviting atmosphere filled with clothing, accessories, original artwork and other trinkets so that there is something interesting to see in every corner of the shop. On any given day, owner Tracey Gruber will be onsite to style clients, offer advice and…

Love Letteing

 Article Sue G. Collins | Photography Provided     Colleen Finn is obsessed with people’s stories. 

Hello Johns Creek

When I was in eighth grade, my brother gave me a book of fashion photographs by Richard Avedon. This little Midwest girl shopped at The Gap and some other long-gone boutique in the local mall. I was a short tomboy with zero fashion sense but knew that book was something special. The only thing I … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

Kosher Q Like some Q? Organizers behind the Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival are preparing to roll out the 2018 event at a new location and introduce a new food category for its followers to savor. The 6th annual event will be held Oct. 21 at City Springs in downtown Sandy Springs.The community-wide event is presented … Continued

Poppin’ Good

 Article Pam Yasinski  When was the last time you had an unexpected moment of happiness ( UMoH )? The people who put the POP in King of Pops hope it was when you had one of their popsicles in hand. Two brothers, Steven and Nick Carse turned their pushcart business into a dream come true on UMoH at a time.   The pops…


 Article Maria Smith  Insta-fun! Insta-fashion! Insta-FABULOUS! Meet six unique, engaging and chic Instagramers, all whom call Metro Atlanta home. Whether running to the country club, running to catch a flight, or just running errands with the kids, they are stylish, hip and seem to be effortlessly fashionable.   From those who favor bold colors, to ones who want to rip trends from the runway, to…

Jewelry Designer Michelle Rhodes

 Article Diane Watts | Photography Kelly Wachs  In her Johns Creek studio, jewelry designer Michelle Rhodes is a natural. Wearing a simple white linen tee and well-worn jeans, she is barefoot with blond tresses reminding us its summer. She is free from pretense but ultimately stylish. The petite 54-year-old is often accompanied by her leggy Vizsla puppy Jordy, who Rhodes declares, “Looks…

Polo Coming

Polo in the Pines Charity Classic benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is October 13 & 14 benefiting pediatric cancer research. Save the date, find a fab hat and cheer on the polo players on the grand field adjacent to the big party tent. Capital Grille is feeding us!  

Elite Celebrates

Elite Pour La Vie celebrated fashion, friendship and design recently at their beautiful boutique in Alpharetta. The full-service boutique offers bridal and evening wear, accessories and styling. 631 North Main Street #206.