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.
Green With Envy is one place that you won't want to miss when you're shopping in Charlotte. This place will surprise you with its rare items, and you'll be tempted to take them all home with you. Pamper yourself in the candle and bath section, which is filled with exotic scents. The unique clothing and accessories are higher end, and worth every penny. A wide assortment of children's items are also on sale.
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.
Concord Mills Shopping Center holds its own against local historical landmarks and NASCAR stadiums, establishing itself as one of the biggest tourist draws in the area. There are hundreds of stores to choose from, and at first glance the possibilities can seem rather daunting- but with a list of businesses including everything from movie theaters to pretzel kiosks, there is sure to be something to please everyone in the family. Be sure to check out the website for new events, bargains, and programs.
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.
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.
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!
Black Sheep is more than just a skateboard shop. It stocks all the latest products the skateboard industry has to offer, and come the South End's monthly Gallery Crawl, the store becomes a pillar of the art community as well. Custom designed clothing and footwear are always available, and the walls are usually lined with paintings or photography produced by local artists. See website for special event announcements.
Berrybrook Farm Natural Food Pantry is a pioneer store selling natural food that is against animal testing. The store offers beauty products, food supplements, produce and other items that are completely organic and chemical-free. Natural pet food is also sold here. A favorite among the health-conscious, one can also indulge without guilt at the juice bar that serves healthy vegan and vegetarian juices, sandwiches and soups. There are numerous discounts available daily.