Europe Delivers Big in Small Packages

The FIAT brand has made great strides within the past few years regarding styling, customer satisfaction and price. Their all-new 2016 FIAT 500X Lounge further supports this automaker’s surge, providing drivers and passengers with a plethora of plusses. From the exterior highlighted with curvy Italian allure to an impressively spacious cabin for four adults, leather bucket seats, a 2.4-liter engine…

Plan Now, Play Later

This past March, we loaded up our three sons, grabbed our passports, and flew 5,022 miles to Rome, Italy, for spring break. With the oldest kid in the bunch just shy of turning 12, many folks thought we were crazy. This wasn’t the first international trip we’ve taken with our family, but it was our best adventure to date for…

Five Must-see Museums

Laura Flusche, Ph.D. serves as executive director of the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) and has been a member of the MODA staff since 2010. Prior to joining MODA, Laura lived for 15 years in Rome, Italy, where she served as assistant academic dean for an American academic program and was part of an excavation team working on the Palatine…

Where are you going?

I stopped in at LK Bennett at Phipps Plaza to find a dress for the American Cancer Society Hope Ball (April 30) and asked stylist Betsy Gordon to recommend some fun shoes and bags for my next trip. "Wear comfortable shoes that will go from day to night, and don't rule out heels!" she said. We liked the Litya Leather…

Atlanta Ballet Ball

The country’s oldest ballet company celebrated its 36th annual gala at The St. Regis Atlanta. More than 500 guests attended the sold out, black tie affair. Under Ball chair Barbara Joiner's leadership, this year's event raised $500,000+, one of the highest total in its history. Photography Ninh T. Chau

Around Town

Lovett offered middle and upper school students opportunities to visit far away destinations and serve others during spring break. Nineteen Lovett middle school students visited the Grand Canyon and 12 upper school students visited the Dominican Republic. During the middle school trip, students had the opportunity to work in a local food bank sorting donated food items in Flagstaff, Arizona.…

Keep Calm, Carry On

We would follow Robanne Schulman anywhere - to the beach (she'll pack sensational sunglasses), overseas (she will find us a small but mighty suitcase), on a cruise with the family (watch her choose smart but sexy shoes and a sleek travel jacket with many pockets). The personal stylist from Buckhead says, "When traveling, I always use a carry on, because…

A Beautiful World

The sun sets over the 45th parallel, from the Bay View bluff on Little Travers Bay. #NoFilter on an iPhone5. Families have gathered at this Chautauqua since 1875. My mom brought my four brothers here in the 1950s and my children have spent 16 summers here in paradise. Sue G. Collins

Secrets of a Concierge

Behind every great hotel is an attentive and discreet concierge. Here in BuckHaven, we are graced with gleaming hotels and poised concierges. Meet Janice Dempsey, who stands at attention with a warm smile and all the answers at the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta. She is a member of The Concierge Society of Atlanta and Les Clefs d’Or Ltd. “As a concierge…