Dress like a millionaire, but spend a tiny fraction of what they do at this high-quality recycled fashion center. Indulge your senses with silk lingerie or sleek, velvet cocktail dresses. One hundred percent cashmere sweaters, knee-high leather boots, and gleaming gold jewelry are just a taste of the treasures within. All items sold at High Society Resale Boutique are priced at rates lower than retail. The shop features a section on fine home decor as well, with dishes, tableware, silver and crystal from some of the finest homes in the valley.
From the peewee leagues to the majors, Big League Dugout can outfit any player. Everything anyone needs in the sport of baseball can be found here, including helmets, catcher equipment, specialized gloves, and enough bats to outfit an army. The shop also features an indoor batting cage and pitching tunnel where players can practice their form while getting instructed from qualified professionals. Get your lessons video taped and study what you've learned. Call for class times and prices.
Tucked away right off the busy intersection of Scottsdale and Shea, Cactus Kids is an upscale boutique featuring resale fashions for the next generation. Fancy and fun fashions include tiny leather jackets for the baby biker, lacy pink gowns for the future femme fatales, and sequined skirts for small showgirls. They also stock the more traditional items like pants, shirts and skirts, all with tags from Oshkosh, Gap, Nautica and others. Books, toys, videos and games are also available.
Personalize a sweet gift for a baby with selected blankets and cuddle items. Monogram the child's name on a "Lovie", which is a soft blanket and stuffed animal combination. These gifts make treasured keepsakes. You may have any item embroidered with your initials or any of hundreds of stock designs. If you prefer, create your own designs to be custom embroidered on the item of your choice. Using state of the art computer software, the staff will digitally scan your custom artwork and embroider your design on the item of your choice. Personal Ewe also stocks a supply of golf shirts, robes and tote bags in addition to the baby items.
"So you want to be a rock & roll star?" Well, this is the place to get started. Monty's Music Inc. carries all the favorite band instruments for schools and provide lessons for a variety of instruments. Accessories like straps, sticks and picks, are available along with plenty of sheet music. Whether it is Bach or Beetles, you can find the music for it here.
Literally thousands of used paperbacks crowd the shelves of Book Rack. All books sell at half the original cover price, while any trades you bring in nets you a quarter of the cover price. The selection is huge so allow plenty of time to browse. Even the most discerning taste will have little trouble finding something to interest them among the thousands of titles.
Let's Trade specializes in sports cards, collectibles, and supplies. The stock includes a wide variety of valuable vintage sports cards, as well as new player card packages, to introduce people to collecting. Autographed balls and photographs are also among his treasures. Sports figurines and collectible statuettes dot the shelves. Trading really is an option, so bring in your cards and have some fun.
The large wine cellar features bottles from France, Italy, and California among others, while the main room houses fine cognacs, single malt scotch, and all kinds of delectable drinks. There is a small bar in one corner serving imported beers from Germany, England, and Ireland, plus a few American Microbrews. Drinkwater's also features a selection of cheeses to compliment your wine, such as Fontinello and Brie, or smoked oysters and crackers. A small selection of imported cigars is also available.
Known for its fabulous golf courses, Scottsdale also boasts a great number of pro-shops. Stop in at Van's Golf Shop's Frank Lloyd Wright Superstore and pick up some stylish new Greg Norman shirts or maybe a pair of shoes before heading out to the green. Besides outfitting you to look good at the clubhouse, the store stocks a wide selection of bags, balls and clubs, including Orlimar and Taylor. Take a few swings on the netted driving range or step onto their putting green to try your new club.
Picture a blanket of snow to capture the essence of this uncommon and brilliant shop. Browse the brilliance of white in a bewitching display of clothing, gifts and accessories, all in white. For the die hard black wearers in our midst, remember, you can always mix and match! Check out the local fine dining nearby at the Quilted Bear, Veneto for Italian or the nearby Fleming's Prime Steakhouse.