Virginia Highland's shopping and restaurants are roughly divided into four sections with a fifth encroaching into the nearby Morningside neighborhood. There are a handful of shops off of North Highland, but the majority of your shopping needs conveniently lie along the main strip.
Ten Thousand Villages
1056 St. Charles Avenue N.E.
A fair trade retailer, Ten Thousand Villages sells handmade gifts, jewelry, home wares, original art and sculpture, colorful textiles, kitchen items and personal accessories. Their goods are made by artisans across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. Shop for items like their handmade Inscribed Singing Bowl.
772 N Highland Ave. NE
One of the pricier boutiques in the area, Mel Rose looks like the owner carefully curated designer pieces and accessories with care. Shop for Habitual jeans, brass Buddha necklaces, purses, belts and dresses.
Highland Pet Supply
1186 North Highland Avenue
Highland Pet Supply offers cute and innovative pet toys, food, doggie beds training equipment and more. For any travelers with fido in tow, ask about a dog wash and grooming session before your flight home.
792 N. Highland Ave
Bill Hallman is one of the few boutiques in the area that stocks stylish clothes for both men and women. Shop for swimwear, cardigans, jackets, hats, bags, shoes and dresses. Bill Hallman also has store locations in Buckhead, Atlantic Station and Little Five Points.
998 North Highland Avenue
The chic Urban Cottage sells bath and beauty products, furniture, invitations, art, kitchen gadgets, home accents and home wares. You can pick up anything from a couch to a dainty hand towel and letter pressed gift card. A bowl of candy near the door is a welcome bonus when you're running low on energy.
996 Virginia Ave. NE
Sisters Danielle and Donna Burke stock Atlanta Activewear with "high style pieces paired with versatility." The store sports tanks, skorts, shorts, bras and a wide variety of stylish activewear. There's also a Wii console for kids while Moms shop and free yoga on Saturday mornings.
1038 N Highland Ave. NE
Buyers gravitate toward the colorful window displays and stay for the boutique dresses and unique jewelry. Ask the knowledgeable staff for help picking out an outfit from casual threads to cocktail dress.
1030 N. Highland Ave
Dakota J's carries jewelry, gifts and boutique clothes that you can't find at Atlanta's area malls. If you're not in the market for a new dress, look around for original artwork and quirky baby onesies and greeting cards.
Half Moon Outfitters
1034 N. Highland Ave
Hit up Half Moon Outfitters before adventuring off to Stone Mountain or area trails for outdoorsy clothes, hiking boots, and accessories for men, women and kids. Half Moon Outfitters also sells camping equipment for those looking to camp outside the Atlanta area on their next vacation.
1044 North Highland Ave
Stepping into Bella Cucina is akin to stumbling upon a boutique in an Italian villa. The store offers ceramic ware, linens, furniture, antiques and photography along with tasty treats. Shop for olive oils, antipasta, and specialties like artichoke lemon pesto.
1052-54 N. Highland Ave
Paper Source turns a chore like picking out wrapping paper into an event. The shop is brimming with fine paper, original greeting cards, custom stationery, gifts and kits for crafting.
Festivity carries an ecclectic selection of dresses, tops and skirts with complimenting jewelry and accessories. You can also find unique home wares from Virginia Highland themed coasters to funky cutting boards and candles.
1045 North Highland Avenue NE
Focused on specialized woodworking tools and supplies, Highland Woodworking attracts woodworkers looking for more than just the basics at a hardware store. Look for books and plans at the front of the store to assist with your own handmade creations.
These are just some of the boutiques and stores you'll find shopping in Virginia Highland. For more shopping options, head South of Ponce de Leon Avenue for boutiques along North Highland in the Poncey-Highland neighborhood. Or head north of San Francisco Coffee on North Highland and walk about half a mile to Morningside Village.