Posts Tagged ‘style’


Style Icon: Carlin Everts

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Carlin Everts Territory Manager/Sales Representative for The Simblist Group & Mom-to-Be Written and styled by Tracy James   Photography by Chuck St. John As we all seek that healthy glow in the New Year, expectant mother Carlin Everts has already found it. Radiating warmth from her skin, Pantene-commercial worthy red hair, bright smile and overall presence,… Read More

Gatsby Girls

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

“Can’t repeat the past?… Why of course you can!” F. Scott Fitzgerald The future of fashion truly lies in the past as retro revivals are all the rage this new year. A vivid image of the Jazz Age, that pre-Depression moment of unholy hedonism and drunken frolics, as hopped-up flappers plunge into the fountain outside… Read More

Avondale Evolution

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Written by Clark Underbakke, Photographed by Graham Yelton When Mr. and Mrs. John F. Mummert built their Avondale home in 1950, they built it to last. Mr. Mummert, an engineer, built the house atop a foundation of concrete and steel. David Walker and I bought the house from the Mummert family. Finding ourselves living amidst… Read More

Style Icon: Kristie Stewart

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Mom & Volunteer Coach for Girls on the Run Written and styled by Tracy James   Photography by Chuck St. John Like most moms of school age children, Kristie Stewart spends her life on the run, so joining ranks with a group called “Girls on the Run” seemed like a natural fit. Already an avid runner,… Read More

If the Shoe Fits

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

So just what shoe are you? By Heidi Elnora I once saw a poster with a picture of a glass slipper on it. Under the slipper was the phrase, “You never know how one shoe could change your life. — Cinderella.” Reading this made me think how true those words really are. So I began… Read More

What Lies Beneath

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Dig deep to find real change. by Amanda LeBlanc With Thanksgiving approaching, many of us will reflect on the things we are thankful for. We mention the big things like health, family and a roof over our heads. We would never be so materialistic as to mention a Chanel handbag, 100 pairs of shoes or… Read More

Style Icon: Major Allison Campbell Miller

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Major Allison Campbell Miller Alabama Air National Guard Instructor Pilot Written by Tracy James Robinson, Photography by Chuck St. John Ever think of a leather jacket as life saving? And I don’t mean, “OMG, I can’t live without that jacket” kind of life saving. I mean “I’m a stranger in a strange land, get me… Read More

Fashion’s Night Out: September 6th At Colonial Brookwood

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is coming to Colonial Brookwood Village on Thursday, September 6th with a runway fashion presentation showcasing fall styles, fashion and beauty exhibits from area retailers, live music on the street and many other activities. Fashion’s Night Out, a global initiative, created in 2009 in a partnership between American Vogue, the Council… Read More

Style Icon: Mark Hyde

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Master Stylist, Salon U by Tracy James Robinson Photography by Chuck St. John Photographer, Chuck St. John; Stylist, Tracy James Robinson. All clothing & accessories from Icon’s’ own wardrobe. Photographed at Salon U and Bottega Cafe. Mark Hyde grew up in Birmingham and attended Huffman High School. But his real education started after he left… Read More

B-Yourself: Anna Alford Nelson

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Name: Anna Alford Nelson My hometown: New Orleans by way of McComb, Miss. (the bathroom break on I-55 between Jackson, Miss., and NOLA). Age: Almost 35 1/2 (We will celebrate my six-month birthday July 23). Profession: High-Heeled Collaboration CEO at Anna Squared Media, a consulting agency for marketing, branding, ideas, tchokes and design. My passion:… Read More

Style Icon: Geeta Lakhanpal

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

D.M.D., Inverness Family & Cosmetic Dentistry Photographer, Chuck St. John; Stylist, Tracy James Robinson. All clothing & accessories from Icon’s own wardrobe. Photographed at the Birmingham Museum of Art. To the foreign traveler, one of the first impressions of India is the colorful attire of its people. The dress of an Indian woman not only… Read More