Our network

Style

Teens of Excellence Prom Closet Program needs formalwear donations for Male and Female Teens

Teens of Excellence Prom Closet Program needs formalwear donations for Male and Female Teens

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- The Housing Authority of Fulton County (HAFC) and the Resident Advisory Board (RAB) want donations of formal wear and accessories for the fifth annual “Teens of Excellence” Prom Closet Program.

HAFC is seeking donations of gently used and clean prom/formal dresses and tuxedoes of all sizes for high school seniors graduating in May 2014. Donations of larger size formal wear are especially needed.

The program seeks to help single parents, grandparents and/or guardians on fixed incomes to provide prom wear without the disappointing choice of saying no to a teen about purchasing formalwear because of limited income.

The formal wear is provided to high school seniors, with priority given to Housing Authority of Fulton County residents. In 2013, more than 250 high school seniors in Fulton County received donated formal clothing to wear to their proms.

As in previous years, items needed for the 2014 Prom Closet include:

Le Dress Boutique celebrates anniversary, moves to Sandy Springs

Le Dress Boutique celebrates anniversary, moves to Sandy Springs

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- You don't have to break the bank to get the wedding dress of your dreams, according to Linda Morado, proprietress of Le Dress Boutique, a Sandy Springs business that sells and consigns luxury dresses at substantial discounts. The company recently celebrated its five-year anniversary with a move from Buckhead into a larger retail space in Sandy Springs.

Le Dress Boutique's inventory includes fine wedding and evening gowns; party, prom and Mother-of-the-Bride dresses; and vintage jewelry. Discounts range from 35-80 percent off list price.

Approximately 95 percent of the wedding gowns are new or samples consigned to the store by overstocked specialty boutiques from around the country. On the special occasion side of the business, half of the inventory is new, and half is "once-loved."

fab'rik founder shares her passion for fashion

fab'rik founder shares her passion for fashion

ATLANTA -- Many people dream of being their own boss, but struggle to make the leap.

Twelve years ago, Atlanta native Dana Spinola gathered the courage to turn her lifelong passion into a profession and opened her first clothing boutique, fab'rik.

"I get up early. I stay up late. My mind is always working," she said.

And it's perfectly understandable. Spinola has had a lot on her plate since starting fab'rik. She has since opened 21 boutiques and franchises. Her mission has always been frugal fashion -- less than $100 -- in a fun, inviting boutique environment.

Being your own boss can seem liberating, but many who make that leap say they end up working even more.

Local Designer Selected for ADAC Exhibit

Local Designer Selected for ADAC Exhibit

Kennesaw resident Linda Castle, ASID, owner of Decorated Designs, has been selected for a new exhibit at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center. "ADAC: Behind the Windows" is a six-month installation that pairs ADAC showrooms with local interior designers to create displays showcasing their talent.

The exhibit is one of many special events surrounding the opening of ADAC to the public on Oct. 1. The Atlanta Decorative Arts Center is located in Buckhead's Peachtree Hills neighborhood. It is open Monday through Friday.

Shaquille O'Neal and Forever K Michael Launch Dunkman Eyewear (available at Perimeter Mall)

Shaquille O'Neal and Forever K Michael Launch Dunkman Eyewear (available at Perimeter Mall)

 


The launch of Dunkman Eyewear is just in time for the holidays and already highly-anticipated by Shaq’s fans. Shaquille O’Neal has always focused on affordable quality without compromising style. His Shaq brand apparel and shoes have sold for years in retail stores such as Walmart, Target and JCPenney. 

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, together with The Forever K. Michael Collection, has officially launched the sports icon’s first signature eyewear line. Dunkman Eyewear is now available in retail locations and online. 

 

$15 = $30 worth of Sweet Halloween Costumes/Dress Up Clothes - Tutus, Fairy Dresses, Wings + Wands

$15 = $30 worth of Sweet Halloween Costumes/Dress Up Clothes - Tutus, Fairy Dresses, Wings + Wands

This Halloween, dress your little ballerinas, princesses or fairies in the best costumes ever! CLICK HERE TO SAVE 50% OFF twirling tutus, fairy dresses, sparkly wands, butterfly wings + sequined shoes for toddlers and girls!

THIS EXCLUSIVE DEAL ENDS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND AT MIDNIGHT

ScoopMama.com brings you the Insider Deals on Local Family Fun! We offer our subscribers unbeatable family-friendly deals with savings of 40-75% off kid-friendly activities, stores, restaurants, services and more. Please sign up today to get the Inside Scoop (it's free to join).

A Stylish day in Atlanta

A Stylish day in Atlanta

Who: Brandon, Model/Image Consultant (Justin Timberlake look-a-like, if you ask moi)
What: Working
Where: ZARA Perimeter Mall
Style: Cool

Who: Yoshua
What: Trying to break in to my auntie's  iPhone
Where: On my way to Sunday School
Style: I don't know, my mom gives me stuff and I put it on

Who: Ruth
What: Shopping at BCBG and Zara
Where: Perimeter Mall
Style: European, Simple, Trendy