THE PARTY Upon guest’s entrance into the Anderson Center for Hair & Aesthetics, the 200 VIPs were handed a glass to kick off the celebratory night with a cocktail hour complete with Emerald Hare rosé, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and more. Later, partygoers pleased their palates thanks to Sun In My Belly’s fresh bites like rutabaga and boursin tarts, and ahi tuna tartare.
THE GUESTS Milly Marques, Courtney Pantelis, Ebony Peoples, Jillian Smith THE HIGHLIGHTS Deb Bowman & The Big Love Band got the party started by performing the crowd’s favorite dance tunes from Motown and pop to swing and disco before the evening came to a close with an awards ceremony led by The Atlantan’s very own group publisher, D’anne Cagle-Heckert, who recognized the nearly 40 Women of Power and Influence 2017—such as Rawan Asad, Tamara Gollob and Tori Williams, to name a few. -Katherine Woody
Photos by Kimberly Evans