Tucked into a corner on West Marietta Street in the hip west side district, BELLA AZUL is the place to shop if you want to stand out in the crowd. With racks of clothing by hip and edgy designers such as Peter Som, Y&Kei, Catherine Malandrino and Great China Wall, the boutique is a fashionistas godsend. With its large denim selection, independent designers jewelry, as well as bath products, home goods and candles, the lifestyle boutique is well worth a trip from any part of town. Check out the stores Designer Wednesdays, a weekly event in which a different featured designer is marked down 20 percent.
1011-B Marietta St. 404-249-9150. www.bellaazul.com.