My Style: Le Bon Nosh founder Forough Vakili

My Style: Le Bon Nosh founder Forough Vakili
Vakili’s pantsuit is by Theory. Shoes are Alexander McQueen. Her necklace is by Foundrae, and the bracelet and earrings are Elizabeth Locke.

Photograph by Ben Rollins

In 2011, Georgia Tech alum and chemical engineer Forough Vakili could no longer deny her passion for the food industry, so she went to France to attend culinary school. From the beginning, she cared about more than a plate of food. Her new endeavor, Le Bon Nosh in Buckhead, is meant to be an experience—from the background music to the design details to the feel of the linen. Vakili is intentional in both her work and her style.

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This article appears in our April 2022 issue.

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