Every person has his own fashion statement and style, when it comes to shopping. Shopping is a very fun filled thing to do. Every person does shopping according to their needs and requirements and as well according to their style sense.
Some of know exactly what they want, which brand to select and where to find their required staff. They usually like to do purchasing with top famous brands. Others like to go for window shopping and just enjoy doing that. And some people are always in search for great discount deals or bargains in their opinion if it is not on sale; it is not on their list.
There are almost 525 shopping destination or center in US biggest cities which are very beautiful & fully updated. Unofficially, one of America’s favorite sports is shopping, with great huge shopping malls, boutiques, and outlet centers being very convenient and easy to find in most cities.
Of course, various metropolitan areas upsurge above the rest, having several retail options ranging from designer brands to handmade wares for luxury shoppers to bargain.
Following is a list of the Top ten shopping destinations in the US in terms of volume, popularity, and affordability.
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- 10. Portland
- 9. Charlotte
- 8. Philadelphia
- 7. Dallas
- 6. Houston
- 5. Minneapolis/St. Paul – Mall of America
- 4. San Francisco
- 3. Los Angeles
- 2. Chicago
- 1. New York City
Like Philadelphia, the shopping scene of Portland’s is without tax, so you can load up totally on the designer label and thrift store and search you want.
Inner city has large-name retailers like Macy’s and Nordstrom, as well as a great number of shops which are independent, but the Nob Hill/Northwest neighborhood is the great place for Portland-designed outfits.
For locally made accessories the top picks include Gilt and Stella’s on 21st. while Sloan Boutique is all about value and quality with clothing from Tulle and Kensie Girl.
Concord Mills and South Park Mall are great stops on the Charlotte, North Carolina, shopping track if that’s your style, but The Queen City’s genuine gems are the vicinities of Plaza-Midwood, Dilworth, and South End.
These cool bungalow-lined districts are a great mixed bag of local outfit stores. In Dilworth, select through fashionable and stylish labels like Mink Pink and Obey at Niche or just stop by Monarch for high-end consignment or batch items.
In Plaza-Midwood, Green With Envy has quality goodies and staff for all ages and at South End’s the famous store Lark & Key features jewelry, great artwork, pottery and home goods.
Philadelphia is a tax-free city that knows exactly how to treat a fashionista correctly.
In the life force of Philly, the highpoint here is the city’s string of freely and independently operated shops.
Some of the most famous and best are in the 2nd and 3rd Street corridors between Northern Liberties and Old City, where a once-sketchy neighborhood has been spruced up with high-rise boutiques and condos like Sugar cube and Denim Society.
Sugar Cube a great and fabulous store which is owned by outfitters who was an ex-urban employee, Sugar cube sells pieces from Saja, Steven Alan, and other trendy and arty designers.
As the original flagship of the country’s first mall and first Neiman Marcus the eighty year old Highland Park Village, Dallas has the big box and high-end shopping market covered.
But it’s also got its impartial share of attractive and appealing boutiques— and a very soothing and relaxing weather that make it pleasant and nice to shop outside all the year.
The latter is the starting point of destination shopping in the US and still draws brand-lovers with stores from Tory Burch and Pucci.
Moving on from contemporary to classic, FortyFiveTen (for Victoria Beckham dresses and high-end housewares); Archive Vintage (to pillage the same stash of Chanel jackets and Prada shoes that Jane Aldrige does); V.O.D (for Isabel Marant and Zero + Maria Conejo) are also some very great places to go for shopping in this amazing city of shopping.
Recently Forbes’ Magazine ranked Houston as the top and most favorite shopping destination in the US because of its “total number of malls and retail locations, consumer price index, sales tax, and, also, number of Walmart’s.”
Houston is also the center home to the Houston Galleria, the biggest and largest mall in Texas, with more than 375 boutiques and stores. About’s Guide to Houston delivers an overview of the top and famous places to shop in Houston during the vacations and holidays.
The information, which includes easy links to Houston famous outlet centers, is a very good handy resource for any tourists or traveler looking for bargains in US 4th largest city. A city with almost, many malls than we can count.
And there are also great specialty stores that strongly focus on one thing, and do it very accurately and well— cowboy boots, wedding dresses, whatever that may be. Just visit Houston for more top shops, boutiques, shopping streets and markets.
And do not miss out these places 310 Rosemont (for Joie tops and TimoWeiland party dresses), the Galleria (to shop 320 stores in one place); the Glossy Apple (for luxe lingerie); Katy Mills (for outlet shopping).
5. Minneapolis/St. Paul – Mall of America
Shopping centers are integral and essential to United States. The city’s small size makes very comfortable for the shoppers to navigate in city for different and great shopping centers.
While designer re-sale staff for example Chanel boots go for a great fraction of what they would in a better metropolis. The Minneapolis/St. Paul attraction receives more than forty million visitors yearly and is very big mall.
There are more than 520 stores for shopping in the city. Other places to part visitors with their cash include the Nickelodeon Universe theme park, SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, flight simulators, theaters.
And also try these famous places of the city i.e. June (for tons of Chanel and Marc Jacobs re-sale), Grethen House (for Maison Martin Margiela and Theyskens’ Theory) and so many more.
4. San Francisco
Various different influences and inspiration going into making San Francisco one of the most famous and exciting places to shop in the country.
Silicon Valley is adjacent, making San Francisco a testing ground for new & latest tech accessories and gadgets. San Francisco is also well- known for its self-governing and independent spirit, which is evident in vendors and boutiques on Union Street, Fillmore Street, and The Mission.
For high-end and mainstream trade, Union Square, in the core of downtown, is the place must to visit. You find more information on San Francisco curiosity shops, shopping deals, and so much more from the San Francisco Travel Association.
3. Los Angeles
Most fashionable and trendy Rodeo Drive is one of the best-known and most popular shopping destinations in the entire world which is in Beverly Hills.
Most of the Hollywood stars shop for stylish and elegant clothing and trendy jewelry, some stars spend in the hundreds of thousands of dollars in one shopping tour. But Los Angeles has much more than just trendy and luxury shopping destination. L.A is a very Fashion District, which is full of fashionable and stylish bargains.
About’s Guide to Los Angeles travel also has the mid-range and low-down on other discount, and expensive shopping areas in Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Hollywood, and beyond.
The stores in Los Angeles’ have so many luxury and stylish store for everyone with high quality staff and on very decent price.
Do not forget to visit some of Los Angeles popular shops & boutiques like Zimmerman (for bright prints, bathing suits, maxi dresses and other L.A.-ready pieces); Satine (an ultra-popular boutique that stocks Alexander Wang); Jill Roberts (for luxe basics and jeans); Decades (for vintage) Creatures of Comfort (for gallery girl favorites); and Fred Segal (for home goods, beauty, clothing and accessories all in one place).
Chicago is also ranked as the best and superb city for shopping in United States because of The Magnificent Mile on 13-block stretch of North Michigan Avenue.
Everything from luxury and mainstream department stores, jewelers, and boutiques, attract and appeal people to this mile-long shopping avenue.
Shopping malls are also clutched into this strand, for example an eight-story, Water Tower Place, open lobby or atrium of more than hundred shops.
1. New York City
The heart of US for most luxury and fashionable shopping destination is New York City. It is easily the favorite and much loved shopping city for all kinds of tourists and travelers.
Luxury shopping style lives in this beautiful city, with the leading stores of various top designers, Madison Avenues and lining 5th. Designer sample sales are very much famous with fashion lovers who are always in search of bargain.
National chains or mainstream are in Manhattan, mainly in SoHo, but it is more advisable to bypass those and check out the cities several emporiums and boutiques for very high quality shopping staff on very good, decent and reasonable price.
For international tourist and travelers a About’s Guide to New York City Travelwill be handy and useful for them which has a New York City Shopping Walking Tour Map so that they can very comfortably visit the very popular and famous department stores for example Saks, Tiffany Barney’s (for clothing, home goods, and food all in on spot), and many more of Midtown.
So New York is at the number one position in the list of top ten shopping destination in the US main because of it mega-flagships, affordable boutiques, department stores all stacked on a small island that is very easy to navigate.