Shopping Centers/ Department Stores
GALLERIA DALLAS— Anchored by Belk, Nordstrom, Macy’s and Banana Republic, this mall also has an ice rink, 27 restaurants/eateries and more than 200 shops from around the world. www.galleriadallas.com. 13350 Dallas Pkwy., 972.702.7100.
HIGHLAND PARK VILLAGE— Opened in 1931, Highland Park Village is recognized as the first shopping center in America and is home to internationally renowned shops such as Chanel, Carolina Herrera, Ralph Lauren, Hermés, Escada and Harry Winston. www.hpvillage.com. Southwest corner of Mockingbird Lane and Preston Road, 214.559.2740.
MOCKINGBIRD STATION— Major restaurants and tons of great shopping at stores including The Gap, Victoria’s Secret, Urban Outfitters and West Elm. Stop and catch a flick at the Angelika Film Center & Cafe. www.mockingbirdstation.com. 5307 E. Mockingbird Lane, 214.452.7180.
NEIMAN MARCUS— A Dallas tradition in elegance for almost a century. The flagship downtown store defines the chain’s traditions of service and sophistication. Visit the Armani, Chanel and Escada boutiques and stay for lunch at the legendary Zodiac Room, where Dallas socialites have been holding court for generations. Multiple locations. 1618 Main St., 214.741.6911; 400 NorthPark Center, 214.363.8311 2201 Dallas Pkwy., Plano, 972.629.1700.
NORTHPARK CENTER— Located in the heart of the city, NorthPark Center is home to nearly 250 luxury and exclusive retailers. NorthPark also showcases museum-quality art throughout the grounds and features major works by renowned artists including Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, Jim Dine, Barry Flanagan and Beverly Pepper, among others. www.northparkcenter.com. 8687 N. Central Expy., 214.363.7441.
PLAZA AT PRESTON CENTER— This chic Park Cities shopping center is home to an eclectic assortment of specialty boutiques featuring upscale women’s clothing, jewelry, gifts, home accents and a full range of trendy dining choices. www. theplazaatprestoncenter.com. 8300 Preston Road, 469.232.0000.
SNIDER PLAZA— This family-friendly shopping center offers charming boutiques, antiques shops, home decor stores and some of Dallas’ most beloved restaurants like Kuby’s Sausage House and Bubba’s Cooks Country. www.sniderplaza.net.
THE SHOPS AT LEGACY— High-end retail shops and quaint sidewalk cafés provide the “Shops” part of the Legacy Town Center, which includes business and residential in a “Main Street America” environment. Indulge at Artin’s Grill or Blue Martini, catch a movie at The Angelika and find the perfect outfit at Blinc, plus much more. www.shopsatlegacy.com. The Dallas North Tollway at Legacy Drive, Plano, 214.473.9700.
STONEBRIAR CENTRE— Anchored by Nordstrom and Macy’s, Stonebriar Centre is home to more than 165 stores and restaurants ranging from fining dining such as Perry’s Steakhouse casual spots like California Pizza Kitchen. Make a day out of the trip with AMC 24, Dave & Busters, a carousel and a children’s playground. www.shopstonebriar.com. 2601 Preston Road, Frisco, 972.668.6255
WEST 7TH— Fine dining and the arts have united to create the dynamic force that is Fort Worth’s West 7th Street surge. This dining and shopping mecca is home to a variety of retail establishments, including Climate Ski & Sports, Index Skateboard Supply, Flirt Boutique, Reads Jewelers and more. Shop until you nearly drop then head to Waters, Mash’d, Thirteen Pies or Kin Kin Urban Thai to refuel. www.west-7th.com. West 7th Street, Fort Worth.
WEST VILLAGE— Uptown’s premier shopping and dining destination West Village features local boutiques as well as established retail brands, from J.Crew to Suit Supply. Restaurants like Mi Cocina, Village Burger Bar, Malai Kitchen and Taco Diner keep patrons’ taste buds happy, and the small Magnolia movie theater (with a Paciugo gelato shop inside) offers the perfect way to end a date night. www.westvillagedallas.com. 3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas.