Birmingham born and raised Rebecca Kracke Gordon is “quite simply the bee’s knees” when it comes to chic southern living and entertaining, just as the tagline of her business and accompanying blog, Buttermilk Lipstick, reads.
The Stella & Dot accessories Senior Director and Founding Leader has been with the trendsetting social selling company (a term they coined) since its 2008 beginning, and is no stranger to trends himself.
Beauty, brains, and killer style: Dr. Bertha Hidalgo is currently finishing up a post-doctoral fellowship in statistical genetics and epigenetics and looking forward to a career in academia.
Jim, 56, a partner at the law firm of Maynard, Cooper & Gale, and his only son, Davis (a triplet), 23, a financial adviser trainee at Sterne Agee, both wear suits to the office every day.
Like mother, like daughter. The old adage is plainly evident when in the presence of Judy Jones and her daughter, Krista Conlin, both vibrant women who are each stylish in their own rights.
“My favorite piece of clothing is a perfect T-shirt,” he says. “The right fit, weight, texture, material, etc. It doesn’t get any better than that.”
At age 5, Bradford began designing dresses for his celebrity crush, Taylor Swift. On his eighth birthday, Bradford requested a wedding dress on his cake. When it arrived, he said, “I could’ve designed something better.”
“I think Carey is the best-dressed man I know,” says his wife, Jana. That’s high praise from the mother of 3 and co-owner of the Homewood boutique Shoefly, who is stylish in her own right.
Mother, artist, and self-described obsessive Facebook poster Liz Landgren wears her “Thrifting Queen” crown proudly. Ever since her days of working retail at Harold’s and becoming accustomed to a generous employee discount, this Icon can’t bear paying full price.
Newly 30 and standing over 6’3″ tall, Rickey describes himself as a “partial guru, entrepreneurial architect and creative broker,” waxing poetic about his company, SociallyLinked, a collection of divisions that encompasses brand management, social strategy and business development.
Among my past Style Icon features, never has someone cited sassy Karen Walker, aka Anastasia Beaverhausen, of “Will & Grace” fame as his or her style mentor. But unlike the snobbish socialite, Paige is as down-to-earth as they come, and her style is led with a smile.