Soco Strip: Along South Congress, you will find a variety of boutiques and trendy stores. You can find everything from vintage threads to upscale jewelry. Don’t miss Uncommon Objects for a slew of unusual antiques and random finds or Lucy in Disguise for an epic assortment of costume wear.
Barton Creek Mall: For a more traditional shopping experience, visit the Barton Creek Square Mall. Here you will find all of your big name department stores including a Nordstrom. Among the 180+ stores are Sephora, Apple, Lucky, Sunglass Hut, Gap, and many more.
Hill Country Galleria: The Hill Country Galleria offers a pleasant outdoor shopping experience for all. It is composed of a variety of local boutiques and well-known stores such as Victoria’s Secret, Dillard’s, and White House Black Market. The shops at the Galleria across the highway offers more big box stores such as Best Buy, Ulta, Michael’s and Marshalls.
The Drag: The Drag refers to the strip of stores on Guadalupe adjacent to the University of Texas. This stretch of stores includes a variety of stores that mostly cater to students including hip boutiques, vintage stores, and campus bookstores.
The Domain: The 304 acre thoughtfully planned Domain community offers a large outdoor shopping area. Most of the stores are familiar names such as H & M and Apple; however, you will also find a few local shops.
The Arboretum: The Arboretum at Great Hills is another great open-air shopping center. It includes shops such as Pottery Barn, Gap, Barnes & Noble, and Jos. A. Banks. Don’t miss the iconic Austin marble cow sculptures!
Erika Rae Albert
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