Best Shopping in Dallas: Style Shines in the 'Lone Star State'

Shopping is king in Dallas! Ranging from over-the-top luxury boutiques and shopping centers that feature the likes of Gucci, Prada and Chanel to outlet centers and discount stores, Dallas offers all travelers a wide variety of shopping venues. Most of Dallas’s best shopping areas feature a wide variety of stores, so visitors can stroll through these urban marketplaces until they find exactly what they’re looking for.

The Uptown area features many trendy, international chains and stores, while the nearby Highland Park area offers high-quality upscale boutiques. If you’re in the mood to find a great bargain, visit the up and coming Shops at Park Lane or one of two main expansive outlet centers, that Allen Premium Outlets north of Dallas in the suburb of Allen or Paragon Outlets south of Dallas in Grand Prairie.

Mall shoppers will be delighted when they enter the upscale NorthPark Center or the huge Galleria in north Dallas. This mall features a huge ice-skating rink, complete with the biggest Christmas tree in Dallas during the holiday season, and a delightful kids’ play area. If you’re in the market for new items to freshen up your home or kitchen, visit the trendy Knox-Henderson area, which features numerous home goods and furnishing stores. Finally, for the classic Dallas shopping experience, visit the flagship Neiman Marcus store downtown. Choose from the best shopping areas in Dallas for your trip by reading trusted expert and user reviews.

Neiman Marcus
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No trip to Dallas would be complete without a pit stop at the flagship Neiman Marcus store, a Dallas icon dating back to 1914. Here, you'll find five floors filled with everything from luxe designer labels for women, men and children to toys,...  Read More

This Dallas mall's 1.6 million square feet house more 180 stores, drawing dedicated shoppers from across the Dallas area. If you're expecting a traditional mall, be aware that Grapevine Mills is actually a shopping center that features...  Read More

Allen Premium Outlets
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Located in the northern suburb of Allen, the Allen Premium Outlets is one of the best shopping spots in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex. Dallas visitors only need to make a short drive to get great deals on all types of items! Whether you're in...  Read More

The Shops at Willow Bend
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Slightly smaller than other Dallas malls, The Shops at Willow Bend still present a plethora of popular retail stores. Rumored to be the "women's mall" in Dallas, this popular spot is beautiful and easy to navigate. From the Apple store and...  Read More

Northeast Dallas
The Shops at Park Lane
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Situated across I-75 from NorthPark Center, The Shops at Park Lane features a wide variety of stores and restaurants. Health-conscious visitors will enjoy checking out the huge Whole Foods grocery store, one of the featured shops. Other stores...  Read More

Knox Henderson Shopping Area

As one of the oldest shopping areas in Dallas, Knox-Henderson boasts a wide variety of shops perfect for visitors who enjoy the best of the best. On the Knox side, visit the Apple store, as well as numerous home goods and furniture stores, such...  Read More

West Village
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Situated in the heart of the Uptown neighborhood at McKinney Ave. and Lemmon, West Village is a popular outdoor area that offers a wide variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment. Visitors save time and gas by hopping on the free Uptown...  Read More

Galleria Dallas
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One of the most popular malls in Dallas, TX, this upscale shopping mecca offers restaurants, clothiers, gift shops and an ice skating rink. From Old Navy to Gucci, there is something for everyone's tastes. The flagship department stores there...  Read More

NorthPark Center
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NorthPark Center is more than a shopping mall. It's the go-to destination for Dallas socialites and a contemporary art museum to boot! That's why it continues to be one of the most popular malls in Dallas, Texas. A world-class assortment of...  Read More

Highland Park Village
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A shopping center with an unusual amount of history, Highland Park Village opened in 1931. It was the first collection of shops of its kind in the nation and has served as the model for many to come. An architectural melange of Spanish,...  Read More


Meet Denise Brandenberg

Born and raised in Dallas, Denise Brandenberg has been a self-proclaimed “Dallas Ambassador” for out-of-town friends and colleagues for years.

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