Budget, beware: Memphis is full of temptation.

Sally Walker Davies

By , Local Expert, Memphis
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From all the shops and stores in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best offerings. We deliver a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Memphis shopping on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Best Shopping list for Memphis. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss, and promises to take you all throughout town as you shop.

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  • 1

    Me & Mrs. Jones

    Jones offers one of the most welcoming stores in all of Memphis, and she's a design influencer.

    Local Expert Tip: "The shop's hours have expanded, with Saturday hours from 10 -1. Mrs. Jones is available by appointment at other times. "

  • 2

    Lansky at the Peabody

    The Lanskys are as much an icon in Memphis as their most famous customer - and their service is second to none.

    Local Expert Tip: "The store sells an exclusive line of Elvis-themed clothing, including a cologne. "

  • 3

    Booksellers at Laurelwood

    At the Booksellers, you can load up on books and gifts, pick up some cards and wrapping paper- - and call it good.

    Local Expert Tip: "Make a donation to the Booksellers' Give Back program, and you get a $25 card to use in the Bistro, as well as a discount on all purchases."

  • 4

    Shops of Saddle Creek

    Saddle Creek is full of upscale national retailers, and parking is a snap.

    Local Expert Tip: "In the fall and spring, and during Christmas, Saddle Creek is home to a local artists market if there's space available - an added bonus for shoppers. "

  • 5

    Babcock Gifts

    Babcock's is totally full-service, and if you don't know what to buy, are fantastic at helping you figure it out.

    Local Expert Tip: "This is a great spot for a last-minute gift; gift wrapping is fast and complimentary."

  • 6

    A. Schwab Dry Goods Store

    A. Schwab's is simply an institution, and is the kind of spot where you will find exactly what you need to complete a costume.

    Local Expert Tip: "Hit A. Schwab's early on Saturdays - it can be a jungle after noon. And - it's cash and carry - no credit cards."

  • 7

    Charlotte Ehinger-Schwarz

    Charlotte's jewelry is simply the most unique we've ever encountered, and we adore it for the many combinations we can create.

    Local Expert Tip: "The owner is happy to open by appointment - just give her a call. "

  • 8

    Williams-Sonoma - Pottery Barn Clearance Outlet

    It's our gifting go-to, all year long, but especially during the holidays, when we load up on small gifts.

    Local Expert Tip: "There's no shipping or delivery for the furniture or larger items, so be prepared to haul purchases away, immediately. "

  • 9

    Palladio Antiques

    Palladio is the finest antique store in town, and its sister stores just a few steps up the street for even more browsing.

    Local Expert Tip: "The store's cafe is open for lunch and the occasional dinner / happy hour."

  • 10

    Laurelwood Shopping Center

    Laurelwood's collection of local and national retailers is a nice mix.

    Local Expert Tip: "Just a few shops are closed on Sundays, including Joseph and James Davis."



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