Whether on the lookout for this season's new trends, chic boutique finds or awesome outlet savings, you'll find it in Phoenix. We've rounded up the some of the city's shopping destinations to aid in your retail therapy.
Where to find high end: Scottsdale Fashion Square
Scottsdale Fashion Square keeps you updated with the latest designer trends. Three stories tall and nearly two million square feet, you'll find an iconic retailer around every corner (think Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Prada, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch, kate spade new york, and even Tesla.) Show your out-of-town ID at Scottsdale Fashion Square's Concierge to receive a complimentary Visitor Savings card.
7014 East Camelback Rd, Scottsdale
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Where to find local goods: Uptown Plaza
Many of Arizona's most admired local businesses call Phoenix home. If you are looking to shop for unique goods while investing your dollars into the community, look no further than Central Phoenix. Uptown Plaza, located on the northeast corner of Central and Camelback, is home to a handful of locally-owned boutiques and restaurants. Visit Local Nomad for one-of-a-kind gifts, Muse Apparel for on-trend clothing, and grab a bite to eat at Zookz. Prepared to shop til' you drop? Head over to Frances Vintage and Changing Hands Bookstore just across the street.
14 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix
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Where to find awesome deals:
Keep your wallet as full as your shopping bags at Phoenix Premium Outlets, a destination for your bargain-hunting agenda. This open-air shopping center is home to 90 stores, such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Michael Kors, Coach, Gap, Charlotte Russe, Nike, and more.
4976 Premium Outlets Way, Chandler
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If you're headed north from Phoenix, a stop off the I-17 for this center is a must. More than 60 designer brand shops—including J.Crew Factory, Michael Kors, Nike Factory, Lane Bryant Outlet and Columbia Factory Store—offer outlet savings and sidewalk sales.
4250 W. Anthem Way, Phoenix
Where to take a food break: Biltmore Fashion Park
Biltmore Fashion Park knows you can't shop on an empty stomach. Great local restaurants and premier brands unite here to provide an experience for the shop-o-holic and the foodie. Refresh and refuel at True Food Kitchen, Blanco Tacos + Tequila, Zinburger, gourmet Short Leash Hotdogs and Seasons 52, or a sweet ending at The Crepe Club. Need a caffeine boost? Royal Coffee Bar can help.
2502 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix
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Where to soak up the sun:
Catch some rays during the day beneath the shady palm trees or stroll around after dark under hanging lights at Kierland Commons. This upscale, open-air shopping mall is equipped with 70 shops and restaurants, including Anthropologie, J. Crew, Madewell, and Z. Gallerie.
15205 N Kierland Blvd Suite 150, Scottsdale
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Located just down the street from Arizona State University, Tempe Marketplace is a vibrant, outdoor shopping center. Enjoy an open-air stroll between stores including H&M, F21 Red and specialty boutiques in the mall's main courtyard, plus more retailers such as Target and Nordstrom Rack nearby. Need a break? Catch a movie at Harkins theater or bring the kids to the splash pad, open year-round.
2000 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe
Where to bring families:
Looking to keep the whole family entertained? Located just across the street from Kierland Commons, Scottsdale Quarter is full of shops and restaurants that cater to the whole crew. Head to the splash pad to cool off after browsing the American Girl Store and enjoying liquid nitrogen ice cream at Creamistry.
15059 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale
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Arizona Mills is a massive indoor outlet and entertainment mall, boasting affordable brands and plenty of kid-friendly excursions: LEGOLAND Discovery Center, SEA LIFE Arizona aquarium, the state's largest IMAX and a Rainforest Cafe are all located here.
5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle, Tempe
Where to score offbeat finds: Melrose District
The Melrose District is an up-and-coming shopping destination in the Phoenix Area, though the neighborhood has been thriving since the 1940's. This one-mile stretch is often referred to as Phoenix's best kept vintage secret. Visit Zinnia's at Melrose, a 10,000 square foot shopping center with dozens of vendors under one roof.
4238 N 7th Ave, Phoenix
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Where to pick up souvenirs: Old Town Scottsdale
If you want to take home a memento with Southwestern flair, start your search in the art galleries, jewelry shops and souvenir stores of Old Town Scottsdale. From boutique clothes to bolo ties to baby saguaros in colorful pots, the cute walkable core of Old Town boasts plenty of options for gifts.
Old Town Scottsdale