Check Out New Shopping Spots in Atlanta
Published October 19, 2021
Last Updated May 9, 2023
Atlanta’s shopping destinations are open, and new stores and experiences have recently popped up. Whether you’re trying to find some different, more comfortable office wear or just reacquainting yourself with in-person finds, Atlanta’s shopping areas have the latest goods waiting to be discovered.
New on the scene is the first brick-and-mortar location of Jerrimiah James, a luxury personal shopping experience that’s eco-conscious, too. Fashion activist and founder Jerry Buckner and business partner Brooke Shareé introduce this concierge personal shopping service and showroom. Vintage and designer pieces are available as you shop in an approachable and welcoming environment.
Don Purcell Jewels & Art opened in September. Formerly the general manager of the well-loved Atlanta store Jeffrey, Purcell will open a fine jewelry and art gallery featuring modern fine jewelry from high-end designers. The gallery will also feature works by mixed media artist Ashley Longshore in the form of art, handbags and hostess gifts. Jewelry will include rare colored stones and diamonds, handcrafted 18 karat gold paired with custom cut geometric white diamonds and handmade couture pieces.
HERMARKET is a community and marketplace for luxury and contemporary women-owned brands, focusing on women of color and the women who love them. HERMARKET takes over curating The Village Supply, supporting local entrepreneurs to grow their brands in a pop-up space. The space will present products from locally- and women-owned brands and will offer apparel, jewelry, accessories, home goods, skin and body care and wellness products. Look for Gilded Body, a luxury body care and home fragrance company; Suakoko Betty, clothing inspired by modern African designs; and Sawdust + Fabric, featuring custom home decor and furniture.
YOUNG BLOOD counts itself as one of the first indie design shops in Atlanta. You’ll find this shop in its new location at the Atlanta Dairies complex in Reynoldstown. The floral studio and design-driven shop features jewelry, home goods, apothecary and accessories from local and international makers. Stop in for small-batch personal and home fragrances such as local perfume Marcie from Eidecker Studio, then find demi-fine and fine jewelry, plus ceramics by Utility Objects, local coffee from Portrait and accessories highlighting local maker Neva Opet’s leather goods.
Ponce City Market
The first Atlanta store for Buck Mason recently opened at Ponce City Market. The Los Angeles-based clothing label, known for its T-shirts, also offers men’s essentials and high-quality women’s shirts, made from custom fabrics and sewn in L.A. Drop in to browse menswear inspired by the past, but designed for today, with items such as Japanese denim jeans or its collection of leather jackets.
Atlanta’s first contemporary action painting experience — The Splatter Studio – recently moved to an expanded new space at Ponce City Market in The Plaza next to The Shed. The new, nearly 2,500-square-foot space, features incredible natural light and 12 painting stations. The modern immersive experience supplies all protective gear and guests can use paint brushes, paint guns or their own hands to splatter paint all over their provided canvas.
Westside Provisions District
FreeMarket Gallery is new at Westside Provisions on the Westside, providing an area for artists to experience, interact and focus on creations. Come to see community artist exhibitions for all to experience art without judgment, as the gallery encourages artists of all methods and mediums to create works and take risks. Peter Ferrari’s solo show is currently on display as the “Resplendent.”
Coming this fall is Atlantic Station’s biggest development yet: the new 103,000-square-foot Overtime Elite basketball facility. This basketball league aims to offer gifted young players an alternative route to professional ranks by offering players training, schooling and competitive play.
Danish men’s clothing brand LINDBERGH will soon open a new 6,000-square-foot space at Atlantic Station. The industrial clothing brand designs clothes that are inspired by adventure and are aimed at clothing any man with one of three classic labels: Black Label, a classic formal collection; White Label, clothes known as fitted and formal; and Blue Label, highlighting rugged and casual wear.
Atlantic Station has many events to explore including the Grilled Cheese Festival (Sept. 11); Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival (Sept. 18); AfroPunk (Sept. 25-26); Pizza Festival (Oct. 2) and Brunch Festival (Oct. 23).
44th & 3rd Bookseller
This bookseller in its new location in historic West End was created to bring its guests books that represent the diversity, genius and richness of Black expression. This family-owned independent store features hand-picked Flavors of the Month (a curated selection of must-reads), audiobooks, author talks and online ordering for those who can’t get to the brick-and-mortar store.
Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza
Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza are two of Buckhead’s high-end shopping areas, located on the corner of Peachtree and Lenox roads. Apple, Zara, Psycho Bunny, Neiman Marcus and luxury retailers Tory Burch, Prada and FENDI lead the pack at Lenox while Phipps boasts Tiffany & Co., Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Lucky Brand and Gucci.
Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta
The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta in Woodstock offers an outdoor shopping experience and recently introduced Germany-based BOSS Outlet, giving shoppers an opportunity to add the iconic fashion brand to their wardrobe. Opening in September, Purple Factory Outlet will carry four types of innovative mattresses, bringing a new dynamic to the shops. Other stores include Kate Spade, White House Black Market, Cole Haan, Chico’s Outlet, Columbia Sportswear, Le Creuset, J. Crew Factory and Michael Kors.
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