Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 8/19/20

Friday Evening Kickoff with Gather/Chill: A Founder Series with Local Fashion Designer Abbey Glass


Saturday & Sunday to Feature Outdoor, Open-Air Shopping, Live Music, Complimentary Beverages & HERMARKET®️ Pop-Up Showcasing Woman-Owned Indie Brands


Buckhead Village, the dynamic community destination that blends diverse shopping and culinary experiences with welcoming communal spaces, bold design and interactive art installations, will host a series of outdoor happenings the weekend of August 28-30, including:


  • Gather/Chill: A Founder Series with Abbey Glass – Kicking off the weekend on Friday, August 28, Buckhead Village will host the first Gather/Chill: A Founders Series with local fashion designer and Atlanta native Abbey Glass. Beginning at 6pm, guests can gather at The Veranda for an evening of fashion discussion and shopping with Abbey Glass, the founder behind the eponymous Atlanta-based womenswear brand offering classic, refined clothing designed to stand the test of time and trend. The brand has a flagship boutique located at Buckhead Village and collections available in 70 other specialty retailers across the country. During the discussion moderated by lifestyle blogger and marketing strategist Safiyyah O’Quinn, Abbey will cover her journey as a founder and fashion designer based in Atlanta. Attendees are strongly encouraged to RSVP here in advance of the event, and to provide a safe environment, masks will be required and social distancing measures will be in place.

  • Summer Sidewalk Shop & Stroll – On Saturday, August 29 from 11am-6pm and Sunday, August 30 from noon-6pm, the Summer Sidewalk Shop & Stroll will welcome guests to enjoy open-air shopping & dining. Participating retailers include Amorino Gelato, Abbey Glass, alice + olivia, Bella Cucina, Billy Reid, Bonobos, Intermix, Kimberly McDonald, Shake Shack, Theory, TOD’s and more, and visitors can also enjoy complimentary coffee and live music at The Veranda, a newly debuted 1960-square-foot covered space bringing the outdoors in with lush greenery, soaring ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling screens. Also on Saturday and Sunday, HERMARKET®️, a community and marketplace for woman-owned indie brands and the women who love them, will be popping up on Buckhead Avenue and feature products for purchase. Founded by Jazlin Pitts and Kia Perry, HERMARKET also organizes virtual experiences and brand partnerships to provide a platform where women can discover and support these brands while connecting with each other.