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With more shopping centers per capita than any other American city, Dallas doesn’t disappoint when it comes to retail therapy. While Galleria Dallas, NorthPark Center and Highland Park Village are often front of mind, there are several open-air shopping centers that demand attention for their boutique selections.
Inwood Village on W. Lovers Lane and Inwood Road features St. Bernard Sports for luxury sporting apparel; BeTween Scene, outfitting fashion forward tweens and teens; and Mary Cates & Co. home decor. The Plaza at Preston Center also houses a number of noteworthy, independent retailers including a two-story Tootsie’s, TheBiz, Carla Martinengo, and Bachendorf’s. Snider Plaza, located near the postcard-perfect Southern Methodist University Campus has a number of locally owned shops for stylish women and children. Popular stores like Baby Bliss, Allie-Coosh, Blues Jean Bar, Melanie Gayle and Cotton Island are neighborhood staples.
Other mall alternatives that feature familiar, national chains are Mockingbird Station, Preston Park Village, Watters Creek, and the Shops at Park Lane.
Dallas is home to some of the best shopping in the U.S., so whether you’re looking for high-end designer fashion or good ol’ Dallas western wear, there’s something here for everyone.
The West Village is located in the heart of Dallas, just minutes from the downtown area, and it has some of the best shopping around; it's a go-to spot for stores such as Banana Republic, Club Monaco and Brooks Brothers. If you’re looking for more of a mall setting, the Galleria Mall is one of Dallas’ finest shopping locations. With its large variety of stores, guests can shop in H&M, Gucci, Guess, Juicy Couture and much more. For a more high-end and outdoor shopping district, Highland Park Village is home to luxury retailers like Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg and Chanel.