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    Why the athleisure trend has staying power

    By Jasmine Ball Thanks largely to the pandemic, activewear and its comfy, casual offshoot, athleisure, have become a staple in closets around the world. While we may love dressing up, we’ve gravitated toward tights, sports bras and tennis shoes lately. Why is that?  It’s because we are in a new norm of comfortability. Our homes […]

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    Spilling her secret: Andrea Brokamp

    ANDREA BROKAMP is the co-founder of Coastal City Goods (@ coastalcitygoods) and a mother-to-be (due late January). She and her husband live in Ocean Springs and came to the Coast in 2018 for her husband’s training at Keesler Air Force Base.  Originally from the Carolinas, Andrea fell in love with the coastal lifestyle and was […]

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    Pedal power

    Bart Luther and Daniel Wijdenes were concerned about opening Biloxi Bicycle Works during a pandemic. But as it turns out, their timing was perfect.  “With the various restrictions that the pandemic has imposed on everyone, people have been looking for new avenues to go out and do things, and cycling is great for that — […]

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    Beyond beauty

    As a preteen, Leonie Johnston Simmons colored her Barbie dolls’ hair with markers and gave perms in the kitchen.  “Then, I was always the last one running out the door for homecoming, prom and those kinds of events because I would fix all of my girlfriends’ hair,” recalls Simmons, who now owns Lavish Salon on […]

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    Meet the shacket

    Have you ever heard of a shacket? If not, you will.  Think of it like this: It’s a shirt and a jacket mixed together to create a wonderful blend of coziness. Outside, it looks like a relaxed shirt, but inside, it’s just as thick and warm as a heavy coat.  This trend has been around […]

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    Spilling her secret: Leanna Garcia

    Leanna Garcia is a fine artist and creative entrepreneur. She stays busy between painting custom bridal bouquets and keeping up with her four young children. She is also a foster parent and advocates for foster children here on the Coast and across the country. You can follow her creative journey on Instagram (@withloveleanna) and on […]

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