Sometimes all you need is a good old-fashioned shopping trip. In addition, what would be even better is if you include your girlfriends and make a day or weekend out of it. If you are a fashionista on a budget, outlet malls may be the perfect solution for you. Most offer savings of 25% to 65% daily with even more savings with coupons.
Outlet malls are a booming business today with people trying to save money wherever they can. With over 470 outlet centers nationwide, here’s a list of the top 5 cities you’ll want to visit for premium outlet shopping.
Orlando Premium Outlets are less than 10 miles from Walt Disney World. It has 160 outlet stores like Anne Taylor, Armani, Barneys New York, Coach, Elizabeth Arden, and Tory Burch. Plus it is home to Disney’s Character Warehouse, a bargain shopping experience that carries a surplus and out of season official Disney items.
There are plenty of malls in PA, like Rockvale Square Outlets which is located in rural Lancaster County in the heart of Dutch Country. This outlet mall has over 180 stores featuring high-end and premium brand stores including Under Armour, Pottery Barn, Bulova, Carter’s, and Christopher Banks. These outlets are surrounded by beautiful Amish farmland.
The Woodbury Common Premium Outlets are about an hour outside of New York City and has more than 220 stores, including upscale stores like Burberry, Dior, Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth, and Jimmy Choo. It has one of the largest collections of designer outlet stores in the country.
Las Vegas, NV
The Last Vega Premium Outlets are located South of Mandalay Bay hotel. The shopping mall is so large that there was a need for two locations, North and South. North has 150 high-end stores and South has 140 stores. The North stores have upper- and mid-range stores like Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Armani Outlet, Porsche Design, and Loft Design. The South stores include Aeropostale, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, DKNY, Guess, and Michael Kors.
Desert Hills, California
The Desert Hills Premium Outlets is just a short drive from Palm Springs. With about 180 stores, ranging from Coach, Prada, Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci and Jimmy Choo, this is where Hollywood’s elite come to shop for bargains.
If you are looking to spend some good quality time with your girlfriends, any of these locations are a great choice for mini vacation. There will be lots of walking so make sure you wear comfortable shoes. Or better yet, find a great pair at any of these great outlets. You’ll be sure to find a great deal.