Author: 405 Magazine Staff

Behind the Build 2020

  Showcase your best work to our upscale, active readers in this editorial-style section featuring a beautiful gallery of your best designs, remodels, and new homes in the October 2020 fall edition of 405 HOME.  With a profile in 405 HOME, not only…

The Face of Aesthetics

  Celebrating her fifth year in business, esthetician Cara Edwards caters to both men and women who desire smoother skin – through a unique body-waxing technique that reduces pain and skin irritation by as much as 50 percent.    “I’m…

The Faces of Entertainment

  Before COVID-19 put a temporary pause on live shows, the Chesapeake Energy Arena was on track to decimate previous records for number of shows and tickets sold. In fact, April was to be one of its biggest months ever,…

The Face of Barbeque

  Brent Swadley came to Oklahoma to become a youth minister. Instead, thanks to some detours along the way, he established Swadley’s World Famous Bar-B-Q in 1998. And while the focus may be slightly different, Swadley said his restaurants are…

The Faces of Norman Law

  With the rise in popularity of shows like Making a Murderer, the public has become more interested than ever in the criminal justice system. “Defending those accused of crimes hasn’t always been so sexy,” says criminal defense attorney, Andrea…

The Face of Lifestyle Pet Photography

  A long-term affinity for photography and a love of four-legged friends is a match made in heaven for Priscilla Forehand, owner of Lap of Luxury: Lifestyle Pet Photography.    Forehand combines that passion with her photographic skills to create…

The Face of Retirement Investment

  “The gravity of managing approximately $800 million for families is never lost on us,” says Andrew Flinton, President of Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc.    As a fee-only fiduciary, Retirement Investment Advisors offers complete transparency for its clients and a…

The Face of Family Advocacy

  “I know it sounds cliché, but we’re good at representing our clients’ best interests because we care about them,” says Amber Godfrey.    Godfrey has been practicing law for 11 years, and now with associate attorney Victoria Johnson, Godfrey…

The Faces of Custom Furnishing

  A home’s interior is as unique as its owner. Providing the ability to bring custom design to a home’s décor is why Amie Cook and Janice Carty are this year’s Faces of Custom Furnishings. Unlike big online companies or…

The Face of Estate Planning & Probate

  Emily Eleftherakis has taken her experience at one of the city’s most prestigious law firms and combined it with her client-focused approach to create what she calls a “one-stop shop for families and small businesses.”   “The focus is…

The Face of Ophthalmology

  Caring for the eye-related needs of countless Oklahomans with a whole-patient approach has always been the hallmark of Oklahoma City native Dr. Diana Hampton. From routine eye exams to cataract surgery, she provides care that serves a wide range…

The Face of Criminal Defense

  Jacqui Ford became a defense attorney because she knows first-hand what it means to face the criminal justice system. Ford says, “Justice demands each client receive individualized attention. No two cases are the same. Your story is important, unique…

The Faces of IV Therapy

  Jonathan Jordan and Dr. Chris Shadid founded OK Cryo and Infusion IV Therapy as a means to offer better recovery options to athletes and serious fitness customers. Both IV therapy and cryo therapy provide immediate improved results for a…

The Face of Women’s Fashion

  After a fashion career in Austin and Los Angeles, Amber Kern returned to her native Oklahoma and opened rosegold in 2016. The California-casual boutique in Nichols Hills Plaza focuses on ethically made and sustainably sourced women’s apparel, shoes and…

The Face of Kitchen Design

  Renovating or building a home is a huge investment. Fortunately, Oklahoma City-based Kitchen Society Design and founder Melissa Fitzgerald thrive on making each project timeless and artfully curated. Their work combines award-winning design with the finest quality materials and…

The Face of Family Law

  Ashley Rahill graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2011, and immediately went into the practice of family law. The Duncan, Oklahoma, native received instruction under two prominent family law firms before founding the Rahill Law…

The Face of Private Banking

  If you’re not familiar with the term “Private Banking,” it’s as good as it sounds.  Formerly reserved for extremely high net worth clients, community banks such as Valliance Bank are now making private banking available to busy professionals and…

The Face of Consignment Furnishings

  It takes a village to raise a child – and it takes a talented team to run a consignment furniture store.   Every day brings new challenges to the crew of Carousel Consignment. Between cataloging the flood of new and…

The Face of Mortgage Banking

  What makes a good loan officer a great loan officer? For Jane Christiansen, a loan officer with Commerce Bank in Oklahoma City, the answer is simple: experience and superb customer service.  Christiansen, who has been in mortgage banking for…