Anything that anyone could possibly want to do or to buy can be done or bought in Las Vegas. There are a number of elegant shopping malls boasting designer shops, shopping malls featuring upscale as well as moderate priced department stores and retail shops, quaint and charming outdoor malls, shopping malls that house outlet stores and malls that are home to antique shops.
Upscale malls can be found in some of the hotels on the Strip:
Forum Shops at Caesar's Palace - In this mall, you are likely to rub elbows with celebrities and the wealthy. Boasting hundreds of stores, this mall is said to have the best selection of shops in Las Vegas. Some of the stores located in the Forum Shops are Ann Taylor, Hugo Boss and Bernini as well as the popular Diesel, Guess and Banana Republic. You will also find specialty shops like Lalique offering spectacularly designed crystal bowls, glassware and platters and Stuart Weitzman with unusual and elegant shoes and handbags.
Esplanade at the Wynn Hotel - This shopping mall is an architectural and decorative marvel, offering a delightful and luxurious shopping experience with a number of elegant stores that are new to Las Vegas and some that are exclusive to the Wynn Resort Hotel. Strolling through the Wynn Hotel is a delight to the eye for the serious or casual shopper who will find boutiques featuring designers such as Dior, Chanel, Cartier and Manolo Blahnik as well as Oscar de la Renta and Jean Paul Gaultier.
Malls that are home to more moderately priced department stores and retail shops:
The Boulevard Mall - Located off the Strip on Maryland Parkway, this mall covers an area of approximately 1.2 million square feet consisting of more than 170 retail shops, restaurants and kiosks. There are four department stores in the mall: Sears, Dillard's, J. C. Penney and Macys. Some of the retail shops include: Yankee Candle, Lerner NY, Zales Jewelers, General Nutrition Center, Victoria's Secret, Lane Bryant, The Gap, LensCrafters and Fredericks of Hollywood.
MonteLago Village at Lake Las Vegas - This unique shopping center is located 17 miles from the Strip. It was designed to resemble a town in Italy and is complete with a village square, fountains and cobblestone streets. A manmade lake nestled in the foothills of the mountains is surrounded by beautiful flowers and landscaping with a number of benches where visitors can relax after shopping in one of the charming and quaint boutiques and restaurants in the town including Moonbeams women's clothing, Alexander Perfume and Cosmetics, Tutti Gelato and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.
Las Vegas offers a number of interesting antique shops, many of which are located in the same West Charleston Street area such as:
Gypsy Caravan Antiques
Fields of Dreams
Bob's American Collectibles
The Funk House
Yana's Junk, Fine Antiques
Toys of Yesteryear
Premier Estate Gallery
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