Young Joc hosts Atlanta screening for 2022’s scariest film, ‘Smile’

A group of local college students and Atlanta influencers were invited to an early screening of Smile at the AMC theater in Phipps Plaza on Sept. 28. The screening was hosted by rapper and media personality Young Joc, who welcomed the crowd in with humor in an interactive way. “Any of y’all [have to use the […]

Lenox Square among 200 malls nationwide being shut down

It has just been announced that Simon Property Group, which owns Lenox Square mall and Phipps Plaza in Atlanta, will close all 200 of its shopping centers and retail properties. The surprise announcement takes effect amid thousands of other closings throughout the country at 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The shutdown is tentatively […]

Keri Hilson celebrates with mom Chris, former Ebony model

For 50 years, Johnson Publishing Company and its flagship publication, Ebony Magazine, helped celebrate African American fashion while bettering the lives of African Americans on and off the runaway through its annual Fashion Fair, a traveling haute couture pageant and fashion show that garnered $55 million for African American charities, like the United Negro College Fund and […]

Did Rasheeda one-up Karlie Redd in opening boutique in posh location?

Rasheeda opens Pressed boutique at posh Atlanta mall, Phipps Plaza The rivalry between “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s” Rasheeda and Karlie Redd just turned up a few more notches. The boss chick is making major moves this season with the grand opening of her upscale boutique, Pressed. On June 17, Rasheeda welcomed a small number of invited guests to […]

Chloe Grace Moretz hosts Atlanta screening of ‘The Equalizer’

Tuesday evening, Sept. 16, actress and Atlanta native Chloe Grace Moretz returned to her hometown as host of a special screening of her new film from Sony Pictures, The Equalizer. The VIP advance screening took place at AMC Phipps Plaza in Buckhead and brought out celebrities like Ludacris, “RHOA’s” Claudia Jordan, and “The Bachelorette’s” Andi […]

Luxe men’s shoes retailer Frank McCullough Jr., Mezlan-Atlanta

Frank McCullough Jr., manager of Mezlan Shoes at Phipps Plaza in Atlanta, isn’t just a sharp dresser whose shoes are always on point, he’s also a community-focused individual who supports the D.U.K.E.S. Foundation, an acronymn for Developing Urban Kids with Etiquette and Self-Esteem. Their mission is to utilize mentoring to elevate social conditions and reduce the level […]

Is Giuseppe Zanotti’s new store at Phipps Plaza on your shopping itinerary?

Earlier this fall, this writer had the distinct pleasure of attending Giuseppe Zanotti’s invitation-only grand opening event at Phipps Plaza hosted by in-demand songwriter, singer, rapper Rico Love. Rappers Ludacris, Kid Cudi, 2 Chainz, Waka Flocka Flame, trendsetters, scenesters and gonnabes all made appearances, but for a true fashionista like myself the main attractions of […]

Monyetta Shaw book release for ‘The Adventures of Maddie’ at Legoland in Atlanta

rollingout Female Success Factor 2012 honoree  Monyetta Shaw can now add author to her impressive list of titles.  Recently, Legoland Discovery Center at Phipps Plaza hosted The Adventures of Maddie book release event for new author Monyetta Shaw, CEO/Founder of The Evan Grace Group, this past Saturday at the indoor children’s attraction. The meet-and-greet included […]

Fun Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? There’s always something fun and exciting to do in Atlanta. Here is a list of local events to get you started on your fun-filled weekend.

Bow Tie Connoisseurs Join Forces for Easter Seals Fashion Event

Courtney A. Hammonds and Patrick T. Cooper Atlanta’s fashion elite Courtney A. Hammonds and Patrick T. Cooper joined Mezlan Shoes at Phipps Plaza on Thursday, June 14, 2012 to help spread awareness about Easter Seals North Georgia’s “Make the first Five Count” campaign. This national awareness and advocacy effort is designed to give kids at-risk […]

Pro-Skater Stevie Williams Hip Hop PlayGround Private Event

On Friday, September 30, I received a special invite to pro skateboarder Stevie Williams’ private event at his skate park, Da Playground, which was hosted by radio personality Kenny Burns. It’s tucked away in a private area at Phipps Plaza. I had no clue that there was a skate park underneath the mall. The huge […]

LisaRaye McCoy Hosts Shopping Event in Atlanta

Over the weekend I was invited out to a champagne shopping event held at Jeffrey clothing store at Phipps Plaza in the tony Buckhead section of Atlanta. Actress LisaRaye McCoy  hosted the event and she looked stunning in her designer all-white Dolce & Gabbana dress. LisaRaye is promoting her new scripted television series, “Single Ladies,” […]

Keshia Knight Pulliam Supports SAME SKY Jewelry To Empower Women Worldwide

In an effort to join the movement to empower women worldwide, Talking Pretty attended the SAME SKY Jewelry Trunk Show at Saks Fifth Avenue in Phipps Plaza on Friday, May 20, with event co-host Keshia Knight Pulliam. SAME SKY is a fair-trade company that aims to be a part of the global movement by lifting […]