SouthPark Mall is a one-stop shop for a day of combing the racks and dishing out some cash at high-end designer stores. This mall has all the staples expected of a standard mall, plus more upscale options such as Kate Spade, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany and Co. The Container Store and Sur La Table offer everything you'll need to get your home looking as orderly and stylish as your wardrobe.
A venture of the Crosland developers, Latta Arcade is located in the trendy Uptown region of Charlotte. An enchanting old world charm is the characteristic of this shopping center. A varied list of shops and restaurants like Besoin Gallery, Chick's restaurant, Woody's Hot Dogs, Think Paperless, Kugler's Studio Inc. and many, many more are present in this popular establishment. A part of the National Historical Registry, Latta attracts locals and tourists alike.
If you don't like to be cliche, especially when it comes to dressing, then a visit to this shop is a must. A whole range of shoes and clothes are yours for the taking. Check out the funky club clothing, while you take your pick from the various designer outfits on offer. In clothes, there is Sergio Valente, Patricia Field and others to choose from, whereas among shoes, you have Destroy and Classified.
That ottoman or chair you always wanted can be yours now at affordable prices. At BLACKLION, there is a good range of furniture—a collection of items from all over the world is on offer. There have been raving comments on the service and the punctual delivery of this company. So whether you want to gift your dad that armchair or you want to buy that dining room set, you know where to place your order. Your lawn and garden won't feel left out—apart from drawing room, living room, bedroom and kitchen requirements, they also sell patio furniture.
This mall has it all. Huge department stores like Sears and JC Penney, restaurants, boutiques, Disney Store, and other specialty shops share space under one roof. Carolina Place, just nine miles off Charlotte, has ample parking and counters to give customers the added joy of shopping. The GGP Mall Gift Card is also available, which customers can use like a debit card. Watch out for events and movies, too. Don't forget to load your wallet.
The Piedmont Farmers Market is a dream come true for all those who love fresh produce and heaps of varieties to choose from. Set up in 1984 so that farmers could get a fair price without the middlemen eating into their profits, this benefited buyers too who could now buy at affordable prices unlike those at retail shops. Open 365 days a year, a visit to this traditional market is an experience in itself that can't be missed.
Though not as uppity as Wal-Mart, this chain of food markets is definitely in a class of its own. This branch, based in Uptown Charlotte, sports a clean, tidy façade and equally sparkling interiors. Fresh, high-quality fruits and veggies line up alongside generous cuts of meat, all well-wrapped, clearly-labeled and neatly stored. In addition, the store also boasts a ready-to-go food section, with delicious sandwiches, rotisserie chicken, pork, beef and even sushi, that hit the spot with ease. It also offers its own brands of groceries—look for the trademark on more then 1,300 items. The in-house VIC card has convenient value offers and other benefits; inquire if you plan to be a regular here.
Active inside the tall Bank of America Corporate Center, Founders Hall features many things within. While there's shopping destination to satiate those who like riding on a shopping spree, there's The Blumenthal Performing Arts Center and other venues that present events full of life. Founders Hall exudes rich facade with elegant marble floors, beautiful atrium and every little thing that render a rich feel to the place. Weddings, receptions, luncheons parties, every event looks grand here.
Make yourself feel like a million bucks after a visit to Merle Norman Cosmetics. The trained staff here takes care of all your beauty requirements, from head to toe. Have a look at their comprehensive range of cosmetics for all skin types. Choose from a range of lipsticks, polishes, mascara, creams and more. Pick up something that's just perfect for you!
7th Street Public Market is one of the best farmer's markets in the city. A look around this market shows you the food culture of the region. The stalls here are not just limited to produce but branch out so that one can find everything from fresh cuts of meat to handcrafted pizza. Some of the permanent stalls include Local Loaf which offers baked goods, Hazelnuts Creperie, Pure Pizza, Charlotte Tea & Spice Co. and Bonzai Fusion Sushi. If you are planning a special dinner, simply drop by this market place and you will find everything you need including the wine to go along with your food.