AH&L’s Best of August

august1. Get a taste of South African cuisine at exclusive wine dinners hosted by restaurateur Justin Anthony at three of his Atlanta restaurants—10 Degrees South, Yebo, Beach Haus and Cape Dutch. August Featuring wine pairings prepared by Charl Coetzee, head winemaker of Babylonstoren, a historic Cape Dutch farm and vineyard, each dinner will include three courses and an introduction to South African flavors. August 8, 9 & 10

2. Now on view at the SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film, Refined Irreverence presents an up-close look at the work of celebrated fashion designer Carolina Herrera. Marking the first-ever showing of Herrera’s work in a museum, the exhibition features more than 75 timeless House of Herrera pieces. Through September 25; scadfash.org 

3. Wrap up the summer at the 2016 Cashiers Designer Showhouse, held at charming Burt Farm. Tour the work of design-industry leaders from across the Southeast and enjoy special programming throughout the month of August, all benefitting The Cashiers Historical Society. August 13-28; cashiershistoricalsociety.org/showhouse

4. Black Southern Belle hosts an exclusive Atlanta Tastemaker Summit at AmericasMart this month. Featuring local designers, entrepreneurs, artisans and more, the all-day event will include workshops and keynote speeches by industry experts. Contact [email protected] to request an invite. August 10; blacksouthernbelle.com 

5. Join the ICAA Southeast Chapter at AuthenTEAK Outdoor Living for an evening with Susan Ferrier and Bobby McAlpine. The design duo will will discuss their synergetic partnership and their collaborative approach to the creative process. August 11; atlantahomesmag.com/events

Written by Carolina Adams