Shopping in Atlanta is as easy as A-B-C thanks to our alphabetical tour of the city’s best boutiques. Warning: You might need some Zs by the time you’re done.A for Ann Mashburn
For blue-blood style with a bohemian twist, owner Ann Mashburn pairs her own label of printed shirt dresses, menswear-inspired oxfords and double-breasted sweaters with looks from well-known designers.
1198 Howell Mill Rd., 404-350-7132, www.annmashburn.com
B for Bill Hallman
The Atlanta designer caters to stylish locals with fun designer labels, a vintage department for men and women, and his own contemporary line.
792 N. Highland Ave., 404-876-6055; 2400 Around Lenox Rd. NE, 404-814-0030; 424 Moreland Ave. 404-577-8466; 265 18th St., 404-347-2690, www.billhallman.com
C for Cosabella
The store’s Italian-made lingerie is too pretty to keep covered up. Body suits, beach wear, hosiery and fashion accessories are also available.
Shops Around Lenox, 404-869-9622, www.cosabella.com
D for DEKA
Jim Whitlow’s high-end performance wear and fashion boutique carries popular brands like Stella McCartney for Adidas, Pearl Izumi, Planet Body and Y-3.
3400 Around Lenox Rd., 404-869-9600, www.dekaatlanta.com
E for Emly Benham
Prada, Miu Miu, Jimmy Choo and other well-known brands line the walls of James Crews and Benham Purcell’s luxe shoe sanctuary. There are lots of fab handbags and accessories, too.
Vinings Jubilee, 4300 Paces Ferry Rd., 678-213-2595
F for Fab'rik
Shoppers scouring the city’s scene for affordable versions of current trends need look no further than one of Fab’rik’s many locations. With the exception of denim, most items are under $100.
7 Atlanta locations; www.fabrikatlanta.com
G for G. Gilbert
The Westside boutique carries European and Canadian lines like Yansi Fugel, Isda and Ron Leal that really are unique and hard to find. The knowledgeable and well-trained staff is just a bonus.
1198 Howell Mill Rd. NW, 404-355-3713, www.taigan.com/shops/ggilbert
H for Henri Bendel
The famed Fifth Avenue hot spot’s first Georgia location offers all of the latest accessories and designer looks.
Lenox Square, 404-816-4959, www.henribendel.com
I for Intimacy
Get an expert bra fitting (owner Susan Nethero started the revolution), then shop for stunning lingerie from Prima Donna, Chantelle, Hanky Panky, La Perla, Spanx and more.
Phipps Plaza, 404-261-9333, www.myintimacy.com
J for Jeffrey
Jeffrey Kalinsky draws patrons to his Phipps Plaza boutique with straight-from-the-runway looks from Lanvin, Jason Wu and more.
Phipps Plaza, 404-237-9000, www.jeffreynewyork.com
K for Kelly's Closet
This sweet Candler Park store is a wedding-dress boutique on one side and a clothing boutique on the other. Owner Kelly describes her style as feminine, creative and always changing—just like her inventory.
1649 McLendon Ave., 404-377-9923
L for L.K. Bennett
Kate Middleton, a.k.a. The Duchess of Cambridge, is a fan of the British fashion line‘s stunning shoes, clothes and accessories in luxury materials.
Phipps Plaza, 404-991-5850, www.lkbennett.com
M for Meringue
This Morningside gem offers goodies from William Rast, Mickey Lynn, Paige Denim, Lilla P, Ella Moss, Joe’s Jeans, Ali Ro and more. There’s a lot of denim, cool shoes and limited quantities—so you won’t see everyone else wearing it, too.
1393 N. Highland Ave. NE, 404-724-0960, www.meringueclothing.com
N for Nordstrom Rack
Atlantans can get their paws on designer brands such as Trina Turk and Judith Ripka for 50- to 60-percent-off retail.
3495 Buckhead Loop, 404-736-2230 www.nordstrom.com
O for Orchid Blu
It might look unassuming from the outside, but inside you’ll find reasonably priced, trendy threads in a modern loft setting.
1985 Howell Mill Rd., 404-609-9200, www.facebook.com/pages/Orchid-Blu/152073561476882
P for Psycho Sisters
Owner Angie McLean has been buying, selling and trading eclectic and funky pieces at her standout consignment shop for more than two decades.
280 Hammond Dr., 404-255-5578; 428 Moreland Ave., 404-523-0100, www.psychosistersshops.com
Q for Q-Store
Luxury European denim brand G-Star Raw joined with Standard ATL for a store-within-a-store, or “Q-Store,” featuring chic menswear alongside G-Star jeans, furniture and accessories.
Lenox Square, 404-846-8535, www.standardatl.com
R for Razzle Dazzle
This store has been on the Buckhead scene since 1975. Sportswear is the main staple, but there are also stunning little dresses, some evening wear, hats, and a wonderful assortment of jewelry.
49 Irby Ave. NW, 404-233-6940, www.razzledazzleatlanta.com
S for Sandpiper
For 25 years at Sandpiper, Melissa Murdock has showcased the trendiest looks from big-name designers like DVF, Milly, Rebecca Taylor and Nanette Lepore.
4300 Paces Ferry Rd., 770-433-1989, www.shopsandpiper.com
T for Tulipano
The store is known for its fabulous selection of jewelry and handbags to accessorize any outfit from casual to cocktail.
3145 Peachtree Rd., 404-816-3550, www.tulipanoboutique.com
U for NV-U
Nikki Vigilance‘s shops carry a constantly rotating selection of unique, affordable women’s fashions including clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories.
465 Boulevard SE, 404- 624-3737; 805 Peachtree St., 404-815-1155, www.nv-uboutique.com
V for Vintabella Boutique
Beautiful clothes from a vintage era. Think silk skirts and dresses, floral blouses, ’70s jeans, sequin formal wear, ’80s swimwear (never worn) and cool handbags.
4500 West Village Place, Smyrna, 770-434-8447, www.vintabellaboutique.com
W for Walter's
With tried-and-true brands like Timberland, Levi’s Adidas and Puma, Walter’s has garnered a loyal male following.
65 Decatur St., 404-688-8859, www.waltersclothing.com
X for ’X‘ Marks the Spot
And by that we mean Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, a.k.a. Atlanta shopping central, a.k.a. the city’s two most fabulous malls located catty-corner to each other in the heart of Buckhead.
Lenox Square, 3393 Peachtree Rd. NE, 404-231-2800; Phipps Plaza, 3500 Peachtree Rd. NE, 404-261-7910; www.simon.com
Y for Young Blood Gallery & Boutique
This gallery is at the forefront of cutting-edge art; a neighboring shop offers one-of-a-kind items.
636 N. Highland Ave. NE, 404-254-4127, www.youngbloodgallery.com
Z for Zara
Spanish-born retailer Zara offers a fresh take on men's and women’s affordable basics, especially its selection of coats and jackets.
Lenox Square, 404-948-1516, www.zara.com