Arizona's largest dealer of Lucchesse boots and the winner of the "Best for Boots" vote by "New Times", has led cowboys and cowgirls to the best selection of Justin, Cole West, Chisholm and other high quality boots in the Valley. They say, "When in Rome do as the Romans do." For a true Western experience, get yourself some mean looking boots. Add western duds, a Stetson hat, find yourself a dance partner and set your toes a tapping.
Serving the community since 1977, this totally cool shop called Sidewalk Surfer offers the largest selection of in-line skates in the southwest. When you think of wheels, think Surf! If you have jumped on board and experienced the thrill of gopeds, snowboards, skateboards and rollerblades, this is the place to shop. Clothes and shoes go together, and here you will definitely find all of your favorite tags. No outfit would be complete without the perfect pair of shades, and there are so many choices, it makes your head spin.
Neiman Marcus should be your go-to place for all things designer. At this department store located within Scottsdale Fashion Square, you will find apparel for men, women and children by some of the best designer labels, including Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana and Baby Dior. Footwear, accessories and jewelry are some of the other designer offerings at this mega-store.
Originally started as an annual sales event in area hotels, Regal Rags soon transformed into the fashionable boutique it is now. Designer labels for a fraction of their original price are picked with a keen eye for chic, high quality apparel by owner Lizz Burnette. Consignment services are available for those seldom used spectacular garments.
4014 North Goldwater Boulevard Scottsdale, AZ 85251
This whodunit bookstore is refreshing to see in today's competitive publishing industry. Unlike the atmosphere of the larger moguls, a personal aura can be found in this intriguing shop highlighting a fascinating genre. Amateur sleuths will be captivated by the plethora of mystery novels and interesting book discussions and conferences. More than just a bookstore, it grabs you into its inner circle the moment you walk through the door! Be careful, you never know when you could become part of the mystery.
This is truly a one-stop shopping experience in everything Japanese. If you need cookbooks, sushi supplies, scrolls, clothes or anything else you can think of, this is definitely the place. If this store does not have it, good luck finding it anywhere else. For those wishing to learn about Japanese cuisine, they offer cooking classes too. For a truly cultural experience browse through this store, a fun, unique and pleasant environment where you can escape for a little while and experience a bit of Japan.
This shop carries an extensive collection of specialty books, particularly about Western Americana and the American Civil War. Aaron Cohen, the shop's proprietor, travels the country in search of unusual historical books to assist you in completing your collection, or in your research. Find new books and those no longer in print, with a good selection of books on Custer, Lincoln, Native American history and pioneering. The serious collector should not miss this opportunity.
What makes The Cider Mill tick is the hospitality and warmth with which the staff receives everyone. A family-run enterprise, the establishment has a dining area along with a gourmet food shop offering fresh food products and range of delicious cooking sauces to take home. The menu is a delight, with a delicious range of sandwiches, salads, noodles and soup. Do try the Sue's Caesar Salad, Marios Monster Mill-Wich, and Tom's Tuna with a choice of salad and chips from the menu. Check out the soda bar where you can relive the good old times with some amazing Root Beer, Vanilla Cream Soda and Prickly Pear Soda.
For the hottest trends of the season, look no further than Velvet Boutique, which is sure to give you a chic new wardrobe. The clothes may or may not be branded, but what is common amongst all is their comfort and elegance. This boutique also offers some special services like personal and private shopping, as well as styling by prior appointment.
6433 East Doubletree Ranch Road Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Cosanti Originals features handcrafted wind-bells and sculptures by artist Paolo Soleri. The ceramic is blended from Arizona clay, stoneware and water. Pieces are cast-molded from a 'slip', hand carved with designs, and then kiln fired. Bronze bells have also been produced since 1959, using a sand-casting method. The purchase of any of these unusual and beautiful gift items supports important artistic work. The building in itself in an architectural wonder having been designated as an Arizona Historic Site which makes it a must visit attraction in Scottsdale.