Even the most conservative attorney needs a flirty summer dress for those off-the-clock events, right? Atlanta’s summer season is long and full of outdoor parties, and you won’t want to be sweltering under jeans the whole time. You need the perfect sundress to showcase your curves, and we have found a few stores that make the shopping experience easy. Whether you like it short and simple or long and flowy, you deserve to treat yourself to a pretty new dress this season.
3400 Around Lenox Drive, Suite #215
Atlanta, GA 30326
Swank. isn’t the place to hit up if you’re looking for a bargain, but if you’ve got some cash to spend, you’ll love its collection of hippie chic summer dresses. This is the spot to go if you’re looking for a breezy but beautiful dress to impress the crowd at the Atlanta Botanical Garden Thursday night cocktails. The shop features dresses in all lengths, colors and styles from conservative maxi dresses to backless date night numbers. Browse the website before you head to the store to get an idea of pricing and styles.
265 18th St. N.W., Suite #4170
Atlanta, GA 30363
Fab-rik has a few locations around town, and you’ll find girly, flirty fashions in all of them. Atlantic Station is a fun place to shop, and fab-rik is one of the hippest stores in the collection, featuring young, fresh styles at reasonable prices. You can easily find a summer dress here for under $100 that will be suitable for either a social or work event. Whether you are into demure white lace or wild kaleidoscope patterns, there is something you will adore on the racks.
1142 Euclid Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30307
Little 5 Points has always been one of the trendiest areas in town for the younger set, and Rene Rene is a great little shop located right in the heart of the area. Designer Rene Sanning has been on the scene since 1987, and her reputation as one of Atlanta’s best designers is well earned. Expect to find some cute, unique dresses with a bit of an edge. It’s always a fun trip to see Rene’s latest creations.
705 Town Blvd., Suite #410
Atlanta, GA 30319
Lila is another cute little Atlanta boutique, with locations in Town Brookhaven and Inman Park. The collections tend to feature comfy, casual dresses with a bit of style that would work comfortably in a casual work setting. Expect plenty of bright, happy colors and cuts that will flatter any figure. There is also a great jewelry collection on site so you can accessorize on the spot.
246 W. Ponce De Leon Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
Boogaloos has locations in Decatur and Town Brookhaven, so you know it is likely to have a classic, cool edge to cater to that clientele. Expect a variety of sundresses in bright, cute patterns, all suitable for wearing in front of your parents or your boss. The style is modest and feminine without being too stuffy. It’s a great spot to find the dress you’ll wear all summer long.
Keely Herrick is a freelance writer. Her work can be found on Examiner.com. “