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Shopping in St. Louis

Shopping in St. Louis includes everything from small independent shops to large malls with all the trendiest stores. From antiques to Victoria's Secret, here's information to help you find the stores to match your style and tastes.

Irish Shops in St. Louis
Whether you're looking for a green sweatshirt that screams "Kiss Me I'm Irish" or more traditional (and subtle) Irish clothes, the shops below have what you're looking for. They're also great places to find gifts, carrying everything from Waterford Crystal to handwoven Irish sweaters.

Throw Your Own Mardi Gras Party in St. Louis
Get ready for Mardi Gras in St. Louis. Whether you're going to the Mardi Gras parade in Soulard, or throwing your own Mardi Gras party, you'll need supplies. Here's where to buy everything from beads and masks to costumes and king cakes. All in the St. Louis area.

Fine Chocolate Shops in St. Louis
Who doesn't love chocolate? Whether it's Valentine's Day, Mother's Day or just the second Tuesday of the month, there's always a good reason for chocolate. St. Louis has dozens of shops offering fine chocolate confections, and even a few restaurants that are chocolate themed. Here are my picks for the top ten places to go for St. Louis' best...

Top Farmers Markets in the St. Louis Area
Soulard Farmers Market is the most well-known outdoor market in the St. Louis area, but there are some other great markets that are worth a visit. Whether you're looking for organic fruit and veggies, locally baked bread or freshly made goat cheese, you'll find what you need at these St. Louis area farmers markets.

Shopping at Soulard Farmers Market
Soulard Farmers Market is the oldest and one of the most popular farmers markets in St. Louis. The market is open year round, offering a wide variety of fruits, veggies, meats, cheeses and more. Here's information for planning your next trip to Soulard Farmers Market.

What's Your Favorite St. Louis Area Farmers Market?
St. Louis has some really nice farmers markets that sell a wide variety of organic and locally grown food. What's your favorite farmers market in the St. Louis area?

Shopping Malls in the St. Louis Area
Shopping malls are a popular destination in the St. Louis area. Local malls have a wide variety of stores and restaurants making them a convenient choice for many shoppers. Whether you're buying gifts for the holidays or shopping any time of the year, St. Louis malls have a lot to offer.

What's the Best/Worst Shopping Mall in the St. Louis Area?
Shoppers in St. Louis can spend their money at hundreds of stores at local malls. From big department stores like Macy's and Dillards to smaller shops, there's plenty to choose from. What's your favorite (or least favorite) shopping mall in the St. Louis area and why?

St. Louis Mills Has Unique Shops, Outlet Stores and Family Entertainment
St. Louis Mills Mall is one of St. Louis' most unique shopping malls. Shop at 175 stores, skate on the same ice as the St. Louis Blues or race your friends at the NASCAR SpeedPark. Here's information on the anchor stores, specialty shops, dining options and attractions you'll find at the St. Louis Mills Mall.

West County Center Offers Quality Shopping in a Family Friendly Environment
West County Center is one of St. Louis' most popular malls. It's home to the only Nordstrom in the St. Louis area. There's also a variety of dining options, plus a fantastic play area for kids. Here's information on the anchor stores, shops and attractions you'll find at West County Center Mall.

The Shopping, Food and Entertainment of Chesterfield Mall
Chesterfield Mall in St. Louis County has been one of the region's favorite shopping centers for decades. Chesterfield Mall has many of the stores you'd expect to find, plus a few surprises. The mall's restaurants and movie theater are also popular destinations. Here's information on the anchor stores, shops and attractions you'll find at Chesterfield Mall.

Shopping University City's Loop
The U-City Loop is certainly one of the area's most diverse entertainment and dining districts, but it also has dozens of eclectic shops selling everything from books to bikes, and clothing to crafts. Whether you want handmade art objects produced locally, or designer jeans from New York, chances are you'll find it on the Loop.

Shopping on St. Louis' Washington Avenue
If your image of shopping in downtown St. Louis conjures up images of dark empty streets and bargain shops with bars on the windows, then you haven’t strolled down St. Louis' Washington Avenue recently.

The Best of Missouri Market at the Botanical Garden
The Best of Missouri Market is held each fall at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. The weekend event showcases hundreds of arts, crafts, foods and other products that are made in Missouri.

Girasole Brings the Best of Italy to St. Louis
Girasole Gifts and Imports is located on "The Hill," St. Louis' historic Italian neighborhood. Girasole sells a wide variety of Italian products, including ceramics, jewelry, handbags, beauty products and books.

Save Money with the Annual Missouri Sales Tax Holiday
Every year, during the first weekend in August, you can save money on clothes, school supplies and computers with the annual Missouri Sales Tax Holiday. Here are the details on where and when to shop tax free, as well as what qualifies for the tax holiday discount.

Gift Ideas for Mom on Mother's Day
St. Louis offers plenty of ways to treat mom right on Mother's Day. If you're struggling to find the perfect gift, here are some unique ideas sure to make mom happy on her special day.

Where to Find Halloween Costumes in St. Louis
Finding the perfect Halloween costume is no easy task. Fortunately, there are stores in St. Louis that can make your search much easier. Whether you are looking for yourself or your kids, here are some of the top places to buy or rent Halloween costumes in the St. Louis area.

St. Louis Holiday Shopping Guide
St. Louis has a lot of places to shop. You'll find everything from big department stores at major malls to small independent shops featuring ethnic and handmade wares. Here's information on the many different shopping options in the St. Louis area.

Holiday Shopping on Thanksgiving and Black Friday
St. Louis bargain hunters are ready for the holiday shopping season. Here's information on which St. Louis stores are open on Thanksgiving, plus Black Friday hours for local retailers.

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