For high-end designs all in one place, NM is the perfect department store to check out. Ladies apparel by designers such as Christian Dior, Burberry, Christian Lacroix and high-end shoe designers including Manolo Blahnik and Dolce & Gabbana can be found there. Men have their share of designer clothing options, too, from casual polos to executive suits by Diesel, Armani, and Prada. Open M-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su noon6 pm. www.neimanmarcus.com SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road, 704.442.7900.
Featuring celebrity designs from Jessica Simpson and Gwen Stefani’s line L.A.M.B., plus many more coveted brand names, Nordstrom is the place for up to go to outfit yourself in head-turning style. Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. www.nordstrom.com SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road, 704.442.6000.; 9563 Sould Blvd., 704.705.2161.