Stellar looks from Asha Patel’s latest collection
1. Free Fab’rik
Free Fab’rik, the charitable outreach of Fab’rik boutique, is raising money to launch its first-ever fashion truck in A-Town. The store on wheels—which will be filled with gently loved clothing donations, beautifully displayed for a high-end experience—will provide 150 free shopping sprees to more than 2,000 local girls in need over the next year. The campaign has already raised 88 percent of the $30,000 needed; visit the website to find out how you can help get the mobile boutique rolling by the end of summer!
2. Asha Patel
ATL-based jewelry designer Asha Patel’s latest collection is all about cosmic consciousness—a connection to the world beyond our own thoughts and actions. The whimsical necklaces, bracelets, ear cuffs and more feature celestial symbols like crescent moons and shimmering stars, with materials including sterling silver, labradorite, moonstone and natural leather. Wear one as a statement piece, or don a whole stack for a trendy look that’s sure to turn heads. From $35, Exhale Spa and Evolation Yoga
3. Apricity Boutique
After working for Michael Kors and BCBGMAXAZRIA, Atlantan Ansley Wesler decided to go out on her own and open Apricity Boutique—named for the vocabulary word meaning the warmth of the sun on a cold day. The online-only shop features threads from well-knowns like BCBGeneration and Kensie to local up-and-comers like Columbus’ Crown Pearls and the Fosetta Collection by ATL-based Brittany Long. Browse and buy new additions for your summer wardrobe without ever having to leave home. Win! $20-$150
From festivals to backyard barbecues, Brooklynn’s sources trendy must-have garb for every can’t-miss summer event and recently opened its latest location at the Town Center at Cobb. “We go above and beyond to make certain all of our visitors are welcomed warmly with the type of hospitality we are proud of here in the South,” says owner Jodi Tiberio. We feel that! From $9
Tod’s joins the who’s-who of Buckhead Atlanta as the latest covetable fashion destination. The 2,000-square-foot boutique has a contemporary edge while still maintaining elements of classic Italian design, with sumptuous leather sofas and steel and marble accents throughout. What’s caught our eye: the special limited-edition Swarovski crystal Cape bag—the latest from Creative Director Alessandra Facchinetti—in multicolored calfskin leather and topped with Swarovski crystal embroidery to commemorate the Atlanta opening.