Atlanta has been an influential player in American popular fashion for decades, often disseminating the city’s particular take on style through the clothing of its most famous hip-hop and R&B artists, from Outkast and Usher to Young Thug and Lil Yachty. Yet, despite the stylistic influence Atlanta wields, the city has only recently begun to represent that influence in more formal ways, such as through high-end menswear boutiques. Yes, the city has had Walter’s to supply its locals with fresh kicks and athletic wear for the past sixty-two years, but only over the past ten or so has it seen shops with a more selective approach establish themselves as significant destinations for fashion and sneaker-hungry citizens and tourists, alike. The following guide takes a look at a handful of the shops currently influencing the shopping habits of Atlantans, from bespoke tailoring to “tier zero” kicks.

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All photography by Jennifer Grimm.