Quick Hits Atlanta: Fashion, Beauty and Baubles in the ATL

This week is all about fashion openings, beauty procedures, and the must-have jewelry. Here is our scoop on the scene this week in Atlanta.IMG_2683 (1)




Pop on over to Atlanta famed jewelry designer Mickey Lynn’s Pop-up Shop in the just opened store Abbey Glass store at Ponce City Market. Abbey Glass, a fabulous Atlanta-based designer, who continues to woo Atlantans and people across the country with hers simple yet stunning pieces of clothing,recently opened her first brick- and -mortar store at Ponce City Market.  Glass is known for her timeless silhouettes in beautiful fabrics and original prints. And what better way to celebrate the local designer than to bring another fellow Atlanta designer in the mix?  Mickey Lynn Jewelry, a cult favorite among thousands, is a jewelry brand that offers unique, natural and raw jewelry.  Mickey Lynn will be showcasing her spring collection at the pop up shop through the end of May. Make sure to get the skinny on her year-round layered look that is prevalent in her collection. Using lots of labradorite which she says is a great neutral for all seasons, you will find a mix of chokers, druzy leather bracelets and long raw gemstones necklaces.  We checked out the pop-up shop and snapped a few shots of our favorite pieces from Abbey Glass and Mickey Lynn.




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South Moon Under
, the e-commerce and brick-and-mortar fashion mecca, has finally made its way to Atlanta with the official grand opening at Ponce City Market on April 6, 2017. The Atlanta opening will also introduce a new interior store design inspired by the brand’s beach-side beginnings. Atlanta’s Ponce City Market location ribbon cutting opening ceremony will take place April 6, 2017 at 9am with South Moon Under’s CEO, Michael Smith, former owner of White House/Black Market, in attendance.

South Moon Under has plans for over 20 new store openings across the US by 2019 including Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina and parts of the mid-west. The announcement marks the first of the brand’s plans to expand across the US following its March 2016 majority stake purchase by JPB Capital Partners.

“It is always exciting to watch the potential of a brand you believe in, be realized,” says CEO Michael Smith. “Atlanta’s thriving economy, culture, and warm climate make it the perfect fit for South Moon Under’s beach-wear roots.  We look forward to introducing our hand-picked, ever-evolving assortment of clothing, swimwear, accessories, and beauty products along with our unique customer service experience to the greater Atlanta market.”  South Moon Under plans to continue its expansion in Atlanta with an additional store opening, slated for the Fall of 2017, at the  Shops Around Lenox. It will be the first Georgia location to carry menswear.  Hear that guys?

The grand opening shopping party will be Saturday April 8th and they have a lot of exciting things planned at the store. The first 50 guests on Saturday will get an exclusive “Sweet Georgia” print  from Ashley Brooke Designs. Then at 3pm, you can shop the Ashley Brooke Designs Trunk Show and chat with the designer herself. Oh, and all of the Georgia State grad’s trunk show pieces will be 20%. Plus expect sips, snacks and other giveaways. Personally, we have been shopping at South Moon Under for years in Virginia/D.C and we are “over the moon” to finally have this fashion-forward lifestyle boutique in our own city. Ponce City Grand opening invitation

South Moon Under is an e-commerce and retail boutique chain known for carrying a seasonal array of on-trend fashion items at varying price points. Brands available in-store and online include Rebecca Minkoff, Jeffrey Campbell, J Brand, House of Harlow, Rag & Bone, Free People, Sam Edelman, Blank NYC, Kendra Scott, Anna Beck, L*Space, Billabong and more alongside items from their namesake South Moon Under label.




And since we are on still on Ponce City Market, we have something for the guys as well. Each Thursday, Cobbler & Union, which offers bespoke, small-batch luxury shoes to men, guys can bring their shoes and head over to the store for the weekly Sip N’ Shine event. Guys enjoy a cocktail, while getting their shoes shiined. And while you are there make sure to check out their latest shoe, the Miquel uR. This shoe, inspired by the principles of urban design, is his all-terrain shoe is characterized by its modern round silhouette, roomy toe-box and phenomenal arch support.  The Miquel uR  is fitted with non-marking commando ultralight Vibram soles to give you maximum versatility and grip.



Have your cake and eat it too. Literally. With a new highly innovative non-invasive service called SculpSure, you can lose body fat in 25 minutes and be beach ready in no time. Sculpsure is a body contouring treatment that uses light based technology to treat fat in problem areas such as love handles and abdomen. How amazing does this sound? Grab an appointment and head to Dr. DiFrancesco’s office on your lunch break and in as little as six weeks you will find your treated area is slimmer and more contoured. There is usually a 20-25 percent reduction in fat in the treated area. This can be increased by having a second treatment. That’s what we call using our time wisely. To book your session and get spring-break skinny, visit http://www.drdifrancesco.com/ to make an appointment. You won’t regret.