Atlanta Shopping Trip

Virginia Highlands

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Evolve Boutique

The best new resource in the city for eco-friendly lines, this space showcases Atlanta brands: dresses from Poppy Sam and necklaces from Bou-Cou.
1581 N. Decatur Rd. NE, 404-474-3244

Kudzu Antique Market

This perennially busy mall has a constantly rotating assortment of exceptional china and lamps.
2928 E. Ponce De Leon Ave., Decatur, 404-373-6498


Determined to create props for her windows, Claudia Thompson painted some plastic animals cherry red and arranged them around her home-furnishings store. Now, of course, everyone wants to buy them. They're typical of the shop's entire aesthetic, which is a blend of antiques—small marble busts, sconces, stone-flecked chandeliers—and irreverent pieces, like a handful of side tables that Thompson washed with acid green paint.
1409 N. Highland Ave. NE, 404-872-7551

20th Century Antiques

Just down the street from its original location, this sunny vintage home store has an unexpectedly wide array of modern Swedish bureaus and coffee tables. There are loads of smaller-scale steals, too, like faceted glass vases, etched barware, and tiny, carved wooden deer heads from the Black Forest.
784 N. Highland Ave. NE, 404-874-7042