There’s no question: Buckhead Atlanta has been a game changer for the city’s retail. Luxury shops like Hermès and Canali nestle up against more accessible brands like Theory, Helmut Lang, and Warby Parker. Its attention to detail—with customized storefronts, buildings of varying style and height, and interesting landscaping and hardscaping—makes us think Atlantans will actually love to start luxury shopping from a street rather than an air-conditioned mall. 3035 Peachtree Road, buckheadatl.com
This article originally appeared in our December 2014 issue.