3145 Peachtree Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30305-1800
Hours: Sun – 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Established in 1984, Atlanta Beach was one of the first inland swimwear specialty stores in the United States. This shop carries more than 50 lines including designer names such as Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs. Atlanta Beach fully understands women come in all shapes and sizes and offers separates from size four to 16 to allow each woman to build her perfect suit. Whether you are looking for a bikini for Tahiti or one-piece that you can swim endless laps in, Atlanta Beach has something flattering for every body. It also features a great selection of cover-ups and resort wear perfect for a comfortable and fashionable vacation anywhere.
1701 Hudson Bridge Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; other hours by appointment only
Barely Visible specializes in swimwear from basics to larger-cup-sized bathing suits from D to H. It offers sexy one pieces, full-coverage tankinis and, of course, bikinis. If you have unique idea for a swimsuit, Barely Visible creates custom-made suits in as little as two weeks for around $130. Barely Visible Bikinis, Inc. is the largest U.S. manufacturer of custom swimwear.
3400 Around Lenox Drive Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30326
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
SWANK is a trendy boutique across from Lenox Mall that has received major allocates in the international fashion circuit and Atlanta press. SWANK features brand names and styles that appeal to both sexy professionals and fashion-forward teenage girls. The swimwear ranging from bikinis to racy one-pieces coordinates well with the rompers, dresses and cover-ups also offered at SWANK. SWANK helps you take your fab look from the beach to dinner or a night club with cute sandals and a full range of jewelry as well
Jacadi (Lenox Square Mall)
3393 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30326
Hours: Sun – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Jacadi is a Paris-based store with only one location in Georgia: Lenox Mall. If you are shopping for cute swim gear for the younger set, from babies to pre teens, Jacadi promises great pieces at affordable prices. All of the shorts, one-pieces and bikinis are both functional and kid proof, but they are also sufficiently stylish suits. Jacadi is great for gift giving and offers gift wrap during non-peak shopping periods.
Stephan’s Vintage Clothing
1160 Euclid Ave. Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30307
Hours: Mon to Sat – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Vintage Shops may not be at the top of your mind when you shop for swimwear, but Stephan’s Vintage Clothing has a great selection of surprisingly fashionable retro suits for spring and summer this year. Because the top trends this season include graphic prints, color blocking and pastels, Stephan’s swimsuits fit right in. The shop also carries sunglasses and hats for men and women to complete that beach-ready look.
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A Parsons School of Design trained Fashion Designer turned Fashion Journalist, Alicia Edwards is the founder of AliciaStyle, under which she reports fashionable happenings, conducts celebrity interviews, does wardrobe consulting and will help you find your personal style. Alicia’s work has appeared on Examiner.com, Type F, Kouture Magazine and other outlets. She was recently named an ACE contributor for a pilot program between Examiner.com and CBS Local. Alicia currently resides in Atlanta, GA. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.