Atlanta is the shopping center of the Southeast and whether it’s in prestigious malls such as Lenox Square or Phipps Plaza, or boutiques that line Buckhead, Midtown and other neighborhood shopping zones, if you can’t find it here, you won’t find it anywhere. Atlanta offers the best in international brands as well as local or regional designers.
TG took to the streets to find the best in shopping in Atlanta.
Who doesn’t love shoes, especially killer heels. In Atlanta, the first place to go for shoes is to Phipps Plaza and Jeffrey New York. Not only does this Atlanta icon have a variety of fabulous shoes that Carrie Bradshaw would love, but the entire boutique is full of men’s and women’s designers, such as Dries Van Noten, Marques Almeida, Simone Rocxha and J.W. Anderson, that meld high fashion with subcultures. Of course, you can’t ever go wrong with Christian Louboutin or Jimmy Choo, both at The Shops Buckhead.
Other fabulous shoes can be found in such as such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Neiman-Marcus, as well as specialty stores such as Gucci, Tod’s and Bottega Veneta.
Kane is another local favorite where classic and edgy are in harmony. Located in Midtown, this shop features labels that are well known as well as those that will be well known soon. www.kaneboutique.com.
Bill Hallman has been an Atlanta fashion institution in the area for the past 20 years and offers the best in modern designer fashions as well as customized services for women and men. www.billhallman.com.
You’ve seen Lori and Monty on “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta,” and in addition to bridal and bridesmaids gown, this Sandy Springs institution has a wide variety of formal and semi-formal dresses. www.bridalsbylori.com.
Located in Buckhead, Winnie Couture is a high-end bridal and evening wear attire brand with a modern mix of classic elegant and sophisticated couture. www.winniecouture.com.
Southern women love bright colors, natural fabrics and feminine clothes with a touch of preppy. There are several shops where the clothes will go perfectly with sweet tea and red velvet cake.
Mint Julep, located in the Peachtree Batlle Shopping Center, offers the Lily Pultizer line as well as resort and casual lines such as Sail to Sable, Persifor, Southern Tide, Suncoo, Majestic Tees, HIHO, and Eberjey sleepwear.
When it comes to the best from Paris, London, New York and Rome, you’ll find it in Atlanta. Here are some of the best boutiques in the world. Enjoy the best of the best at: Valentino, Hermés, Celine, Christian Dior, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Herve Leger, Johnny Was, Tom Ford, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Versace, Brahmin, Burburry, CH Carolina Herrera, Akris, Diane Von Furstenberg, Escada, Halston Heritage, Henri Bendel, Michael Kors, Salvatore Ferragamo, and St. John.