Local shopping destinations for apparel and accessories
Stellar shopping exists just about everywhere in Buckhead. Malls such as Lenox Square, which celebrated its 61st birthday this year, and swanky Phipps Plaza, 10 years its junior, put Buckhead on the retail map. These retail meccas created a solid foundation from which several other shopping districts have sprouted. Now the area is packed with destinations for apparel and accessories.
SHOPS AROUND LENOX
Next door to Lenox Square, this shopping strip has a lot to offer in a relatively small amount of space. “Shops Around Lenox provides a unique shopping destination for everyone. Our eclectic mix of fashion provides shoppers with so many options,” says Roma Williams, property manager at JLL that oversees the complex. Retailers for women’s apparel and accessories include Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James offering contemporary Southern style, trendy Fab’rik, boho-vibed South Moon Under and comfy-chic The Impeccable Pig, as well as Kendra Scott for fashion jewelry. For guys looking to suit up, Suitsupply presents ready-to-wear options in addition to personal tailoring. And Indochino creates made-to-measure menswear. Plus, athleisure options abound at Lululemon and SoulCycle.
Known for its high-end fashion, the Buckhead Village district provides a plethora of women’s and men’s apparel shops. Big brand names such as Dior, Hermès, Intermix, Christian Louboutin and Jimmy Choo reside here. But in the uber-luxe mix, you’ll also find cult favorites such as Warby Parker, where on-trend glasses are sold at affordable prices; Bonobos, an outpost for the largest online menswear clothing brand in the U.S.; and B.M. Franklin & Co., a hat retailer that opened its first Southeastern pop-up shop this fall. “At Buckhead Village, we are committed to building a dynamic blend of tenants from local businesses and well-known international brands alongside outdoor amenities, experiences for the neighborhood and interactive art installations,” says Matt Bronfman, CEO of Jamestown, which manages the development.
Rooted within west Buckhead just across Peachtree from Buckhead Village, Andrews Square feels like its casual cousin. Among its offerings, the local shopping destination provides a curated blend of unique boutiques including House of Wallace, which boasts a ready-to-wear collection with West Coast style, and Cindy Ensor Designs, fine jewelry in playful settings. Additionally, brides and bridal parties can head to Mandi Jackson Bridal for upscale designers such as Amsale and Monique Lhuillier, and shopping for babies has never been cuter or more stylish than at Born Baby. “Andrew Square has an uncommon collection of retailers (and restaurants) that are a combination of longtime Buckhead mainstays and contemporary tastemakers,” says Herbert Ames, SVP of development for Edens.
While Town Brookhaven may be best known for its dining and health and wellness retailers, don’t overlook the unsung fashion finds in its midst. “We have several women’s clothing boutiques with various price points on apparel and accessories that can outfit you for a casual day out, date night or even something dressier,” says Caroline Peek, director of marketing at Town Brookhaven. Local boutique Vestique and Southeastern chain Dress Up Boutique are just the places to score trendy fashions from head to toe. Looking for athletic shoes and clothing? Dash over to Big Peach Running Co. that offers complimentary gait analyses to fit feet with the perfect sneakers.
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Managing Editor and Wellness Columnist at Simply Buckhead. Blogger at Badass + Healthy.