From independent boutiques to sprawling shopping malls, Scottsdale is one of the Southwest's can't-miss shopping destinations, especially during the busy holiday season.
For a huge selection of high-end fashion boutiques, home decor, tech gadgets and everything else on your list, you can't go wrong with a trip to Scottsdale Fashion Square. It's one of the largest shopping malls in the Southwest, with more than 225 retail shops, including Louis Vuitton, Juicy Couture, Gucci, Max Mara and Anthropologie.
During the festive holiday season, take a stroll down 5th Avenue to explore the variety of boutiques, art galleries and sundry shops.
Families planning a holiday shopping expedition will want to make a pit stop at Kierland Commons. This large shopping center is home to popular stores like Crate & Barrel, Anthropologie, Z Gallerie, Barnes & Noble, and Sur la Table. The shopping center was designed to give shoppers a Main Street feel with a central plaza and sidewalks. It's also home to an impressive Christmas display every year.
And where can you find the latest trends in fashion? Head over to our number one pick for 2014, the Scottsdale Quarter. This hip outdoor mall with upscale boutiques, a movie theater, restaurants, and a lovely fountain decked out in holiday colors.