Whether you're hoping to spruce up your wardrobe or you're just looking for that perfect present, Las Vegas' many shopping centers are sure to have just what you're looking for. From designer fashions to outlet prices, there's guaranteed to be something for every budget and taste.
Looking for a deal? Then check out Las Vegas Premium Outlets - North and Las Vegas Premium Outlets - South, offering savings of 25 to 65 percent daily. Not enough of a bargain for you? Then head to the Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas, where shoppers can save up to 75 percent on their purchases. Want to shop where the locals shop? Then visit Town Square Las Vegas, where even Fido can do a little browsing. Tivoli Village is also pet friendly, and features some of the most unique boutiques in town.
Of course, no shopping expedition would be complete without visiting one of the Strip's shopping meccas, like The Forum Shops at Caesars, which offers a mix of everyday favorites alongside couture finds. The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo is another favorite, bringing a bit of Venice to Vegas. And for those who want to shop til they drop—literally—Fashion Show is the largest shopping destination on the Strip, boasting nearly 2 million square feet of retail and restaurant space.
For more on these and a couple of other retail destinations, check out our list of Vegas' 10 Best Shopping Centers. Just remember to buy an extra suitcase while you're out—you're going to need it!
Located just 15 minutes from the Strip, Tivoli Village is one of Las Vegas' most luxurious shopping destinations. European-style architecture resembling a centuries-old village sets the stage for an unforgettable outdoor retail experience. Guests can shop a unique collection of retailers ranging from luxury brands to one-of-a-kind boutiques, as well as dine at several palate-pleasing restaurants. Tenants include PACSUN, ANGL, Charming Charlie, Jeff White Custom Jewelry, Ethan Allen, Kidville, Ritual Salon & Spa, BRIO Tuscan Grille, Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse and Cantina Laredo. Tivoli Village also hosts several fun monthly events for guests to enjoy; visit its website for the most up to date information. (702.570.7400)
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Downtown has a reputation for being the more affordable side of Las Vegas, so it only makes sense that one of the city's best outlet malls is located there. Featuring 175 stores, including one of only three David Yurman outlet stores nationwide, Las Vegas North Premium Outlets is home to many upper- and mid-range retailers—stores like Calvin Klein, DKNY and Reebok. Other retailers include A|X Armani Exchange, Ann Taylor, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Hot Topic, Porsche Design, True Religion and more. Shoppers can save anywhere from 25 to 65 percent, making Las Vegas North Premium Outlets one of the best shopping bets in Las Vegas. It is an outdoor mall, however, so if you're visiting during the summer and unaccustomed to the heat, you may want to visit during the morning or evening when temperatures are less than incendiary. (702-474-7500)
Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas
Located 36 miles south of the Strip, the Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas features more than 100 designer outlets and a food court. Showcasing the world's best collection of designer manufacturers at discount prices, shops include Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Michael Kors, Williams-Sonoma Marketplace, Banana Republic Factory Store, Old Navy Outlet, Coach Factory Store, Coach Men's Factory Store, Bally Outlet, HUGO BOSS, Tommy Bahama, Kenneth Cole, BCBG MAXAZRIA and more. Shoppers can save up to 75 percent daily, making the Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas well worth the trip no matter where you're staying in town. (702-874-1400, 888-424-6898)
The Shops at Crystals
Showcasing an unparalleled array of the world's most exclusive retailers, The Shops at Crystals is the most luxurious retail center on the Strip. Its incredible array of prestigious brands features one of the largest Louis Vuitton stores in the world, as well as flagships for Prada, Gucci, FENDI and Dolce & Gabbana Women's. Unique-to-the-market retailers include Sisley, Kiki de Montparnasse, Kiton, Lanvin, Mikimoto, Miu Miu, Paul Smith, Porsche Design and Tourbillon. The Shops at Crystals is also home to several mouth-watering restaurants, including Bobby's Burger Palace, Mastro's Ocean Club, Todd English P.U.B., Social House and Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina. (702-590-9299)
Las Vegas South Premium Outlets
Located just south of Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas South Premium Outlets is home to 140 stores, including Adidas, Aeropostale, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Guess, Hot Topic, Charlotte Russe, Kenneth Cole, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Reebok, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, True Religion and many more. Shoppers can find savings both inside and outside of the recently renovated retail center, as several stores are only accessible from the new outdoor promenade. Recent store openings include the Disney Store, Big Dogs, Chico's and Lucky Brand. Guests can save anywhere from 25 to 65 percent daily, making this a popular shopping destination with both tourists and locals alike. (702-896-5599)
The largest shopping destination on the Strip and one of the largest shopping centers in the U.S., Fashion Show features more than 250 boutiques and seven signature department stores: Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Macy's Men's, Dillard's, Nordstrom and Forever 21. It's also home to the first Topshop location on the West Coast and the only Disney Store on the Strip. Other popular retailers include Hot Topic, Apple, Ann Taylor and Louis Vuitton. For shoppers hungry for a quick bite to eat, Fashion Show boasts a massive food court featuring everything from KFC Express to Hot Dog on a Stick. There are plenty of sit-down restaurants in the retail center as well, like Grimaldi's, The Capital Grille, RA Sushi, El Segundo Sol and Stripburger. (702-369-8382)
Miracle Mile Shops
This sleek 1.2-mile retail/entertainment complex is located at the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip. Boasting 170 stores, 15 restaurants and several live performance venues, it's easy to spend an entire day here. There's even a free multi-million-dollar indoor fountain show! Restaurants and retailers include PBR Rock Bar & Grill, boasting a Strip-side location with excellent food, drinks and bull riding; Sugar Factory, the sweet shop adored by Hollywood's hottest celebrities; Club Tattoo, featuring some of the best tattoo artists and body piercers in the nation; the first House of Hoops by Foot Locker in the city; the 15,000-square-foot Cabo Wabo Cantina; Las Vegas' very own Sin City Brewing Co.; GUESS; Urban Outfitters; True Religion Brand Jeans; Meatball Spot; H&M; and more. (702-866-0703, 888-800-8284)
Town Square Las Vegas
One of the newer shopping centers in Las Vegas, Town Square has quickly become a locals favorite thanks to its standout shops, trendy restaurants and entertainment resources. The open-air center, situated on 93 acres, features 24 buildings detailing a collage of Old World and contemporary architectural styles, along with pedestrian-friendly streets and lushly landscaped walkways that provide the ideal atmosphere for enjoying a day with the family. An eclectic mix of retailers comprise Town Square's shopping experience, including Tommy Bahama, bebe, Whole Foods Market, Guitar Center, GUESS, Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Victoria's Secret and Sephora. Dining options range from family favorites like California Pizza Kitchen and Claim Jumper to hot spots like BRIO Tuscan Grille, Yard House and Sugar Factory American Brasserie. Town Square also features an 18-screen movie theater as well as its own children's park. It's pet friendly too, so bring Fido along! (702-269-5000)
Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo
Featuring breathtaking cobblestone walkways and illuminated
painted ceilings centered along a quarter-mile-long Grand Canal, the 875,000-square-foot Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo is a must-see shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Anchored by an 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York, the center features more than 160 signature stores with dozens of the world's premier luxury brands, including Diane von Furstenberg, Tory Burch, Burberry and Michael Kors. It's also home to more than a dozen restaurants, many led by award-winning chefs like Wolfgang Puck (CUT and Postrio Bar & Grill) and Emeril Lagasse (Table 10 and Delmonico Steakhouse). Probably the Grand Canal Shoppes' biggest claim to fame, however, is the romantic gondola rides guests can take complete with singing gondoliers. No trip to the breathtaking shopping center is complete without one! (702-414-4500)
The Forum Shops at Caesars
The Forum Shops at Caesars is arguably the place to "shop til you drop" in Las Vegas. Home to more than 160 specialty retailers and upscale restaurateurs including Louis Vuitton, Gucci, MAC Cosmetics, Versace, Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin and Gap, The Forum Shops at Caesars offers that perfect mix of affordable fashions and couture finds. When you need to refuel, there are plenty of mouth-watering restaurants on premise sure to cure shoppers' hunger pangs, like Sushi Roku, Planet Hollywood, Trevi and The Palm. The retail center is also home to the popular Atlantis Aquarium, featuring more than 300 tropical fish. (702-893-3807)
About Heather Turk
A graduate of the University of Southern California, Heather's byline has appeared everywhere from The Los Angeles Times to Playboy.com--with her review of The Truman Show making the front page of The Detroit News' movie section when she was just 16 years old. When she's not at her computer writing a story for one of the many outlets she freelances for (including Allegiant Air's in-flight magazine Sunseeker, the Los Angeles Times Las Vegas Guide and CBS Las Vegas), she can often be found at the movies, on the Strip checking out the latest restaurant/show/spa/hotel opening or at Disneyland.
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