Mecca for the Modern Man
Dapper gents, this one's for you. Find a stylish man's havens in the city, including sleek restaurants, hot bars and other suave spots.
There’s no short supply of experiences for the “modern man” in Atlanta, where you’re only a stone’s throw from bespoke suit makers, enigmatic cigar lounges and whiskey bars well-deserving of a hat tip. Add these essential spots to your gentleman’s itinerary.
Sid Mashburn is quite simply, the father of dapper Southern style as it stands in Atlanta today, and it all starts with “The Mashburn Appointment.” This quintessential suiting experience includes tailoring time with a highly skilled artisan of fine menswear resulting in a one-of-a-kind suit made to your exact specifications, from material and lining to buttons and pockets—a rite of passage every man should have. 1198 Howell Mill Road NW, 404.350.7135, sidmashburn.com.
THE SHAVE BARBERSHOP
No matter if you’re wearing a custom suit or expensive watch, if you’re not wellgroomed the entire look falls flat. That’s where The Shave Barbershop comes in. This well-to-do Virginia Highland mustachery caters to men of all backgrounds and offers a rugged and modern space where you can also stock up on bow ties and whiskeyscented beard oils. 630 N Highland Ave. NE, 404.565.0730, theshavebarber. com.
PORSCHE EXPERIENCE CENTER
This epic attraction is a fast-paced journey into your dream world of cars, without the expense of owning one of these finely tuned machines. The thrilling experience puts the famous German engineering to the test by allowing you to push the 911, Boxster, Cayenne and other models to their limits on a specialty track that simulates difficult (and hazardous) road conditions. One Porsche Drive, 888.204.7474, porschedriving.com.
THE SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN
This bright and classic restaurant instantly evokes a sense of nostalgia for times when chivalry wasn’t dead, manners were king and men arrived suited no matter the occasion. You’ll feel right at home amongst its seersucker curtains, leather booths and delectable bites like deviled eggs and shrimp & grits with over 70 whiskeys to sip on. 3035 Peachtree Road NE, 404.939.9845, thesoutherngentlemanatl.com.
This Westside menswear boutique has climbed the ranks in the local fashion scene as a trusted partner for all the style needs a true Southern gentleman could ask for. A comfortable environment of exposed brick, classic tufted leather chairs and an air of vintage Americana mesh perfectly with product choices from handcrafted gingham oxfords and vintage watches, to tortoise shell wayfarers and weekender bags. 1009 Marietta St. NW, 404.892.0302, thomaswages.com.