Veteran fashion consultant, Ginna Gilbert, is opening a high fashion boutique in WestSide, Atlanta's new retail center located at Howell Mill and Huff Road.

G. Gilbert, Atlanta wants to create an individual look for each client. Using her New York office's exclusive bridge and designer lines, G. Gilbert, Atlanta will take the shopping experience to a new and higher level for the hip, sophisticated 25 to 60-ish woman.

Opening on August 1 2000, G. Gilbert, Atlanta will be the newest shop in the "retail-revitalized" meat packing plant that surrounds Bacchanalia Restaurant. The center is readily accessible from I-75. Already open are specialty restaurants, a fine art gallery, home furnishing and antique stores, and a garden shop. G. Gilbert, Atlanta will be open daily from 10 am to 6 pm, Tuesday thru Saturday. Private appointments may be scheduled on Mondays.

About Ginna Gilbert:

Ginna Gilbert is a 1980 graduate of the University of Georgia. She is a 1983 graduate of New York's Fashion Institute of Technology having earned a degree in Fashion Buying and Merchandising.

Ms. Gilbert returned to her home in Columbus, Georgia and opened G. Gilbert, Columbus in 1984. In 1994 Ginna moved to Atlanta to become the career wardrobe consultant for Nieman Marcus. Most recently she has served as a manager for Tootsie's in Phipps Plaza then as a buyer/sales agent for a small boutique located in Atlanta.