For those who crave a true Texas experience, this specialty store is definitely a must-visit. Whether you are looking for a souvenir for your aunt, cowboy hats for your kids, a pair of cowboy boots for yourself, or even an extravagant gift for that special someone, you can find it all at Wild Bill's. The store caters to Dallas' out-of-town visitors by offering shipping worldwide.
No Dallas visit is complete without a trip to Neiman Marcus. Although the suburban locations are lovely in themselves, only the original downtown store gives you the full effect of Neiman Marcus. Elevator operators announce the floors, and beautifully presented merchandise tempts even the most resistant shopper. The world-famous Zodiac Room is the perfect location to enjoy an elegant lunch. Every well-known, upscale designer is represented and many have exclusive boutiques within the store. The level of service is impeccable.
One of Dallas's largest and most popular shopping centers, the Galleria offers more than 200 shops anchored by Macy's, Marshall Field's, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Nordstrom. The mall also boasts an ice-skating center, various entertainment venues, a private sports and social club, a hotel, a five-screen General Cinema theater and many fine restaurants. The Galleria is the perfect place to spend a leisurely afternoon, shopping to your heart's content before catching a movie.
This upscale center is typical Highland Park--trendy boutique shops and stores that offer exceptional services. Located minutes from downtown at Preston Road and Mockingbird Lane, Highland Park Village offers free valet parking and a variety of shops, including Ralph Lauren and Banana Republic, as well as boutiques by Chanel, Cole Haan, Escada and Hermes. All that shopping can work up an appetite, so stop by Café Pacific, Celebrity Restaurant and Bakery, or Mi Cocina.
NorthPark is Dallas' fashion destination with spectacular retail options, museum quality 20th-century art, and walkways landscaped to perfection. Stores here include Na Hoku Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Foley's, Dillard's, Kate Spade, Charles David, and more. NorthPark Center also offers a range of dining options, including McCormick & Shmick's Seafood Restaurant, Maggiano's Little Italy, and P.F. Chang's China Bistro. Convenient services include tax-free shopping for international visitors and complimentary shuttle to and from the DART/Park Lane Light Rail.
Half Price Books' flagship store is located in Dallas. This location is enormous, and book lovers will want to clear their schedules for the day so they can browse here for hours. After you've made your selections, you can stop by the cafe located in the store to start on your reads and enjoy a cup of coffee.
Come to the Dallas Farmers Market early to make sure you can pick up the best of the best from their selection of produce, meat, plants, and more. Many of the items sold here have been grown by farmers within a 150 mile (241 kilometers) radius of the market. The market also hosts special events like book signings, cooking demos, festivals, and other fun activities.
Stanley Korshak stocks collections by world-famous labels, such as Bejeweled, Kiton, Charvet, Marc Jacobs, Brics and HourGlass. It has a wide variety of clothing, from men's ties to women's shoes. The cosmetics and jewelry sections of the store are also impressive. If you're planning your wedding, the bridal salon at Stanley Korshak is like a dream come true--it offers beautiful gowns and accessories for brides.
This vintage store has products that will make you gawk. Each item seems carefully chosen and has a story of its own. Expect to see an unusual, quirky variety of vintage clothes, antiques, knick-knacks, accessories and many more things. On any given day, you might find taxidermy animals, antique photo prints, or concrete Sphinxes for your garden.
Cork, which is located in West Village, is a one-of-a-kind store selling some of the finest wines from around the world. They sell a variety of 48 wines, from Albarino to Zinfandel, and even varieties of rare beer, and offer samples by the ounce.They have a small in-house restaurant which features simple food like salads, cheese and desserts. At the store, they also have tasting stations where guests can sample a few wines and beers. Accessories like wine bags and cork screws can be had at reasonable rates.