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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s shopping scene is so big, you might forget you’re actually in an airport and not a mall. The stores are spread across every section of the airport, which is nice because it means that most terminals (or concourses, as they’re called here) offer decent storefronts.
There are only five standalone stores of this Pasadena-based personal care company in the country, and one of them is inside this airport. The brand makes great-smelling, eco products like the toning facial spray (made with organic Bulgarian roses), oatmeal-based soaps that cleanse and exfoliate, and shampoo that uses lemongrass to make hair extra soft. Concourse T; near gate 5
P. Diddy’s contemporary menswear brand is actually pretty sharp. The ATL shop is robust with options, ranging from sleek suits, shirts, and ties to more casual picks like T-shirts, bomber jackets, shorts, and jeans. Concourse B; near gate 28
The Beauty Lounge
This beauty hub from Lancome is a playground for makeup and skincare fanatics, who can stock up on lipsticks, perfumes, and more from high-end brands like YSL, Cacharel, and Lancome. Concourse B; center
The lingerie brand known for its lacy, one-size-fits-all thongs is based in Atlanta. In addition to the undies and shapewear, Spanx also carries on-trend body suits and airplane-friendly leggings that were introduced earlier this year. Concourse E
This luxury menswear brand from Italy is a nice surprise. It doesn’t have many stores in the US to begin with and certainly, it’s rare to find one inside an airport. The ATL location carries tailored shirts and trousers, sharp ties, and more. Concourse A; center
Shops By Concourse
Concourse F (International)
As far as international terminals go, this one isn’t huge (though there is an interfaith chapel). But there is a pretty good selection of national fashion and beauty brands to pop into if you have the time: Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, The Body Shop, Montblanc, MAC, Kiehl’s, and Coach.
The brand names represented in Concourse A include Bvlgari, Ferragamo, and Zegna, plus a L’Occitane. B has a Kiehl’s and the Beauty Lounge for bath and body products, Taxco Sterling for jewelry, and a Sean John, which is P. Diddy’s contemporary menswear line.
Concourse C isn’t quite as exciting, but there is still a Brookstone store and a kiosk by Jessica Alba’s healthy lifestyle brand the Honest Company (which stocks personal care and family-friendly goods like diaper and wipes sets and aluminum-free deodorant).
Terminal D has both of these options plus a Taxco Sterling, Benefit Cosmetics kiosk, Swarovski, and a Johnston & Murphy (men’s and women’s apparel).
Concourses E & T
In Concourse E, you’ll find Atlanta-based Spanx as well as Brooks Brothers and Michael Kors if you’re after fashion labels, plus Pandora, Tumi, and Swarovski for jewelry. Concourse T is home to Lather.