Below you'll find a list of unique and fun shopping destinations in Austin, TX that appeal equally to locals aiming for something special and visitors looking to pick up some souvenirs.
1. Drift Through the Highrises in the 2nd Street District 2
Home to a few locations on this list, the 2nd Street District continues to rise in popularity for shopping with new condos going up and killer high end retail filling the bottom floor. Also a great place to catch a bite and drink.
2. Kick’em up a Bit with a Visit to Allen's Boots
Known for the best boost selection in Austin, Allen’s Boots is somewhat of a landmark on South Congress Avenue. They’ve recently added a second room dedicated just to Lucheses brand boots. The store itself is quite a marvel in cowboy art with row after row of quality boots.
3.About Maya Star
Maya Star offers an upscale and stylish boutique in Austin's hip South Congress District featuring carries jewelry, gifts, and clothing for women.
4. Keep Austin Weird and Visit South Congress Avenue
The epicenter of the "Keep Austin Weird" movement, South Congress Avenue remains a top visitor attraction albeit more and more upscale as the years go by. It's a great place to do some unique shopping, catch a great restaurant, even see live music.
5. Go Full Yuppie at the Domain in North Austin
Quite the opposite of South Congress, but very impressive with total shopping emersion, the Domain in North Austin features the most exclusive brands in the city. It also features a strong resume of restaurants, nightlife, and boutiques.
6. Chill out at the Yeti Flagship Store
The Yeti brand is headquartered in Austin, TX and their first ever store front is located in downtown Austin where Barton Springs Road and Congress intersect. It’s a hip spot for some high end gear and also hosts a bar on the side that is worth stopping in for a cold one.
7.About Adelante Boutique
Adelante boutique is an Austin savy clothing store that has all the latest and hottest fashions. Adelante caters to womens clothing and apparel. Whether you're looking for a new pair of shoes or your next favorite pair of earrings, they've got it. Womens clothing, shoes, jewelry and more. Adelante is a word meaning onward or forward. So let's get going!
8.About Barton Creek Square Mall
If you love shopping, you'll love shopping at Barton Creek Square in Austin, TX with its more than 180 specialty retailers and anchor stores Dillard's, Macy*s, JCPenney, Nordstrom and Sears. Enjoy shopping at stores you know and love, like Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor, Aveda, Banana Republic, bebe, Children's Place, Coach, Pottery Barn, Talbot's and Williams-Sonoma.
9.About Girl Next Door
Girl Next Door is so much more than another Austin boutique...They have the clothes you crave from the hottest designers on the market. Women's designer jeans are one of their specialties, and they also carry lines such as Frankie B., Genetic Denim, Rock & Republic and more.
10.About Hill Country Galleria
Experience the best of both worlds. Explore Austin's newest lifestyle center, the Galleria Mall – 152 acres of expansive natural beauty mixed with eclectic shopping, dining and entertainment, as well as first-class office and residential space
11.About Lakeline Mall
If you love to shop, you'll love Lakeline Mall Austin! Lakeline Mall Austin is home to Dillard's, JCPenney, Macy's and Sears. The mall also includes more than 150 specialty stores, a 9-screen theatre, a sit-down restaurant and a Food Court featuring dazzling architecture! Lakeline Mall Austin gift cards give them exactly what they want – the gift of choice.
12.About The Arboretum
The Arboretum at Great Hills in Northwest Austin is a two-level market of boutiques, art galleries, upscale clothing stores, a Barnes & Noble SuperStore, and restaurants surrounding Renaissance Hotel. Picnic near the fountain and don't miss the cow sculptures.