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Best Places to Travel: 8 Luxury Shopping Destinations

Are you in need of some good retail therapy? Well, you’ve come to the right place. There are several cities throughout the United States and the world that cater to the affluent shopper. We’ve compiled this list to help you narrow down the ideal location for your next spending spree – here are eight of the best luxury shopping destinations. Let’s get started!


1) New York City

When it comes to luxury shopping, there’s no place like New York City. Head to Madison and Fifth avenues to find endless boutique treasures and larger department stores like Barney’s, Cartier and Saks. Simply walking down Fifth Avenue gives you a chance to window shop and enjoy New York City landmarks around Midtown, just a few blocks away.

2) Paris 

If you’re looking for high-end, where better to go than the fashion capital of the world? Paris has always been a trendsetter when it comes to luxury clothing, jewelry, perfume and more. The main shopping area in the City of Lights is Triangle D’Or, where there are several streets with various luxury boutiques and big brand names like Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior.

3) Hong Kong 

Hong Kong is home to luxury shopping haven Causeway Bay. Luxury malls, department stores and boutiques are stacked on top of each other on the west side, while bargain hunters can find things at Jardine’s Crescent street market. Not only are the shopping opportunities great, there are a ton of upscale dining options, historic spots and places to unwind like peaceful Victoria Park.

4) Los Angeles

Even if you’ve never been to Los Angeles, you likely know where the hot shopping area is – Beverly Hills, 90210! Rodeo Drive takes up three whole city blocks, providing shoppers with hundreds of luxury stores and shops from Hermes to Hugo Boss to Tom Ford and many more. In the City of Angels, there’s never a dull moment. After shopping, head to one of the many entertainment venues or fine dining establishments. You may even get lucky and run into a celebrity.

5) London

London is a high-end shopper’s dream, particularly on Bond Street, where you can find luxury stores like Burberry, Chanel and Jimmy Choo. Other stops on your list should include a trip to the Dover Street Market and Mount Street in Mayfair. A trip to this historic city is sure to provide you with plenty of ways to spend your money.

6) Chicago

Chicago is home to “The Magnificent Mile”, otherwise known as Michigan Avenue – a 13-block area that features almost 500 stores of all types. From well-known retailers like Nike, Macy’s and Nordstrom to small boutiques offering vintage finds, you’re guaranteed to leave with a full shopping bag with a trip to the Windy City.  

7) Tokyo

The largest city in the world is home to some of the best shopping in the East. Ginza, the local shopping hotspot is an entire neighborhood, housing affluent brands like Burberry, Seiko and Chanel. Not only is it great for retail therapy, there are plenty of upscale dining and entertainment options like art galleries and exclusive nightclubs. The fantastic diversity of Ginza makes this neighborhood one of the most vibrant and exclusive in the world.

8) Minneapolis

The largest mall in the U.S.A is located on the southeast side of Minneapolis. Known as Mall of America, the retail behemoth is home to over 500 retail, restaurant and other businesses, including a full indoor theme park. But, the shopping opportunities don’t stop there. Head to one of the many affluent suburbs for more high-end shops, such as at the Galleria Edina, an enclosed mall home to some of the luxurious clothing, furniture and jewelry stores in the area.

Are you ready to visit these luxury shopping destinations?

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