Park City's Best Shopping Destinations: From Eclectic to Luxury

Park City, Utah is known for attracting those seeking world-class luxuries, and when it comes to shopping, Park City does not disappoint.  From high-end clothing stores to art galleries to western wear shops, locals and tourists are sure to be pleased with the selection available.  Not all stores are ultra pricey, with some stores, even on downtown historic Main Street, being somewhat reasonable.  And for more good deals, there's always the outlet mall, closer to the entrance to town, at Kimball Junction, which is where the famed Utah Olympic Park is located.  Just across from here is the Redstone Plaza Shopping Center (handy to those staying at the Canyons and Park City Mountain Resorts), offering a variety of  independent boutiques and even a retro toy store.

Of course inside the posh Deer Valley Resorts, such as the St. Regis or Montage, you will pay top dollar in their on site boutiques and gift stores.   A plethora of ski shops at the resorts and in town cater to the high season clientele during the winter months.  Alaska Fur Gallery will have you looking ultra chic in the latest fur boots, hats and jackets when not on the slopes.

For upscale clothing, women will appreciate Panache and for both men and women, Prospect will whet your appetite for the latest in urban cool.   Get duded out in western style at Park City Clothing Company or Burns Cowboy Shop.

Peruse this list for more ideas on shopping fun in Park City.


Alaska Fur Gallery
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With locations in Alaska, Wyoming and Utah, Alask Fur Gallery boasts of four generations of excellence and service. Located on historic Main Street in park City, Alaska Fur Gallery is filled with the finest selection of outerwear for mean and women, with plus sizes available. A large selction of accessories, such as hats and slippers are also in stock. Go crazy shopping the latest styles of fur vests, sporty jackets and longer coats in this fine boutique shop offering many top designer brands. Leather coats for men, including bomberr jackets with lamb lining will sure to entice, along with the longer but lightweight shearling coat and the microfiber jacket with detachable lining. Women will drool over the huge selection of cashmere and fur, including capes, vests and shawls. The racy mix of leather and longhair mink or leather and calfskin are ever popular. Choose from a variety of furs, from beaver and fox to lynx, fitch and mink. Earmuffs, scarves and fur hats are in abundance at the store. A large selection of stylish boots, in rabbit, wolf and beaver are some of the luxurious items sure to warm you this winter. Treat yourself to luxury at Alaska Fur Gallery.

Recommended for Park City's Best Shopping because: For the ultimate in luxury, Alaska Fur Gallery will have you dressed for hobnobbing with the rich and famous in Park City.

Jennifer's expert tip: For the man in your life, Alaska Fur Gallery even offers fur jock straps - a Valentine's surprise for your honey?

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Burns Cowboy Shop
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Burns Cowboy Shop, with two locations in California and two in Utah (one being in Park City) is the authority on quality western boots and apparel. Traditions of this store go back to the 1800's when the original owner, a fine leather craftsman, offered custom saddles, boots and hats to its customers. Still same-family owned, the tradition continues. When walking into Burns on Main Street of Park City, just take in the rich leather smell and be amazed at the walls of boots lined up for your viewing and trying on pleasure. Ladies will love the selection of leather handbags, wallets, boots (in all colors), belts and buckles. Men will find boots, belts and buckles along with pens, knives and money clips. Burns Cowboy Shop embodies the spirit and romance of the West, offering the highest quality goods.

Recommended for Park City's Best Shopping because: Burns Cowboy Shop has a proud history of offering the best leather goods through the years, since the 1800's.

Jennifer's expert tip: Burns has exotic leathers, such as their Hippo hide boots in chocolate color, as soft as moccasins but as durable as elephant - online ordering available.

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Known for being as hip as any boutique you'd find in NYC or L.A., Prospect, on Main Street in Park City is the cool place to shop for the urban trendy young folks. Offering both mens and womens apparel, this is a high end shop with boutique pricing. But the selection for street wear is pretty awesome, with brands like RVCA and WESC. Men will like the rad selection of coats and boots (including Timberland) and girls will like the casual tops, skirts and jeans. Prospect definitely has a young hipster vibe and a friendly staff to boot. Look for hats, sneakers and the latest Thoms shoes, great for the laidback atmosphere you'll find in this mountain resort town.

Recommended for Park City's Best Shopping because: Prospect is the place to go to get outfitted in urban chic style - a one of a kind shop in Park City.

Jennifer's expert tip: Prospect just opened its new store Prospect Youth three doors down from its main store.

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Root'd in Park City, Utah, located right on historic Main Street, offers fine home decor with everything from rustic chic furnishings (chandelier made from branches) to elegant design (romanesque style china cabinet). Root'd is full of many temptations for those wanting to treat their home to modern style. There is something for all tastes here, from an organic petrified wood 3-tiered table to a contemporary throwback chair. You'll find a wide assortment of lighting options, from unique quartz lamps to artsy chandeliers. Root'd offers other accessories, such as decor pillows, colorful plates, candles and even bath accessories - scented soaps and lotions. Root'd also has books, creative artist inspired jewelry and even bedding for baby. Once inside Root'd, you'll wish your whole home was as casual and inviting as its interior. Gift cards are available.

Recommended for Park City's Best Shopping because: Root'd is a unique and beautiful home store, chalk full of interesting and creative furnishings and unique jewelry items.

Jennifer's expert tip: Root'd's designers are available for consultation for tips on decorating your space.

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J.W. Allen & Sons Toys & Candy
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J.W. Allen & Sons, located in the Kimball Junction area in Park City, Utah, is iin the Redstone Shopping Center. It will not only have your kids excited, but bring out the kid in you, due to their collection of oldies but goodies when it comes to board games and even candy - remember Pop Rocks? The owner, feeling nostalgic, wanted to recreate the mom and pop toy shop from yesteryear that he remembered as a kid and he has done just this. With its hardwood floors and dark wood shelves, J.W.Allen has a cozy magical feel. Here you will find the latest greatest whiz bang toys to little girl princess items to old fashioned board games and everything in between. Seasonal items are offered, from skateboards, pogo sticks and scooters to sleds for the winter. Creative hands-on activities are available as are collectible dolls and Breyer horses. There's also a selection of items for the very young.

Recommended for Park City's Best Shopping because: J.W. Allen & Sons is Park City's only authentic toy store, with not only the latest in current toys, but vintage items too.

Jennifer's expert tip: The toy store is open 12-5 on Sundays. Ask the friendly staff and they'll demonstrate the use of any toy.

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Paisley Pomegranate
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Paisley Pomegranate was recently voted #1 Gift Store in Park City, Utah. It is one of those sotres that you just can't see everything the first time. With a unique blend of home decor and kitchen items, to jewelry and books, it is the perfect place for shopping for that hard to shop for person on your list. Handmade glassware by local artists, pillows, unique clothing, whimsical art pieces and childrens items are just some of the things you'll find here. Men and women enjoy browsing the Paisley Pomegranate. Mobiles, light fixtures, picture frames, wine bottle holders are some of the great decorative items for your home. Your feet will love the specialty western boots, with hand-stitched flowers and other designs to grab your attention. Paisley Pomegrnaate is located near the Kimball Junction exit by I-80, so it is convenient to those staying in the Canyons resort or those coming in from Salt Lake City.

Recommended for Park City's Best Shopping because: Located in the beautiful Restone Shopping Center, Paisley Pomegranate is near restaurants and across the road from the Utah Olympic Park.

Jennifer's expert tip: Paisley Pomegranate is the best place to come for getting a birthday gift, hostess gift, or something for that special someone.

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Offering a huge line of western wear, including boots of all kinds for men and women, Park City Clothing Conpany is the place to go to get outfitted. Brand names like Pendleton, DoubleDRanchwear, NotYourDaughtersJeans and many others are available for women. Men will find clothing by Pendleton, Scully, Mountain Khakis, Panhandle Slim and others. A large boutique with two floors, situated right on Main Street in Park City, this is a great store offering more than just western wear. There are vintage and everyday classic styles of clothing. There is a huge selection of boots by Durango, Tony Llama, Lucchese and others, in styles from casual every day boots to rhinestone pairs sure to make a statement. Accessories like Brighton bags and jewelry, luggage and briefcases and hats of all kinds are here. There's even items for the home, like throws, pillows and decorative knick-knacks. For the kids, you can pick up cozy slippers, boots, hats or a great stuffed animal. Park City Clothing Company is your one stop shop for eveyone in the family.

Recommended for Park City's Best Shopping because: In business for 35 years, this independent store started out as an independent Pendleton dealer and then expanded their products to include something for everyone.

Jennifer's expert tip: Be sure to take in owner Doug Hollinger's Coca Cola memorabilia collection, on display in the store - he'll probably tell you it's the largest in Utah!

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Even though many may think that Dolly's Bookstore is named after one of the two resident cats, it is actually named for its original owner, Dolly Makoff, who started it over 30 years ago, in 1975. There have actually been three different cats named Dolly, the current one still roaming amongst shoppers, but mostly sleeping, and friends with the other resident cat, Che. These two just add to the hominess of the store that offers books of all genres to all ages and also gifts such as toys, cards and stationery. Like some of the town's locals, Dolly's is a mainstay. it has the cozy feeling of being a small town bookstore without feeling cramped. And the smells coming from the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory will drive you crrazy in a good way. Because the two businesses share a door, you'll probably cave into temptation and indulge. Dolly's is a charming independent bookstore with a staff who is well read and ready to assist.

Recommended for Park City's Best Shopping because: Besides having a decent selection, Dolly's also has a nice local authors section, wtih books for brushing up on your local history.

Jennifer's expert tip: If you don't find what you are looking for, Dolly's is happy to order for you, at no extra cost.

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Panache is an upscale women's boutique located on historic Main Street in Park City, Utah. With their other store in Sun Valley, Idaho, Panache appeals to the discriminating shopper, with brands like Nigel Preston, Donna Karan and Diane Von Furstenberg being a few represented. Shoes by Alberto Fermani, Joie, and Henry Cuir are some that will tempt. The new 2014 collection includes shorts, casual tops, handbags, clutches and simple dresses to cocktail hour attire. Panache offers high end quality clothing and its mission is to provide many different options for its clientele.

Recommended for Park City's Best Shopping because: In business over 30 years, owner Kathy Crosson is excited to give Park City customers what they are looking for in high end womens fashions.

Jennifer's expert tip: Look for holiday sidewalk sales, where prices on high end brand names are knocked down 30 to 60 percent off.

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Set at the base of Utah Olympic Park, just at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, this outlet shopping center is a huge temptation for bargain-hunters. The conveniently-arranged complex boasts over 70 brand-name shops and also features abundant parking, public restrooms, and a children's playground. Among the designer stores operating are Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and Eddie Bauer. Other popular shops include Banana Republic, Gap, Old Navy, Samsonite, Coach, Bass, Nike, Under Armour, Oakley, Fossil and Columbia. On the holidays, look for storewide sales and sidewalk sales at Tanger. For those who are computer savvy, Tanger offers lots of info and discounts digitally. Just "like" them on Facebook for deals or download their app for store directory, hours and other deals. You can also text Tanger to 55695 to receive other discount offers.

Recommended for Park City's Best Shopping because: Tanger Outlet Center provides the opportunity to shop big name brands in season from the manufacturers themselves, saving 30-70% on retail.

Jennifer's expert tip: For a one-time $10 fee, you can become a Tanger Member and receive coupons, sale offers and rack up reward points.

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Meet Jennifer Boren

A native of Oklahoma, by way of New Mexico and now Utah, Jennifer Boren makes her home in Salt Lake City.  A total lover of Park City, she spends many weekends there, especially in the...  More About Jennifer