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                Fredericksburg                                                        10

                       10                                           6      35                       San Antonio Downtown
                                                    1604                                            El Mercado 514 W. Commerce • 210.207.8600

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                                                        4                                      2    La Villita 418 Villita Street • 210.207.8610 •

                                                                                                                                                                   SAN ANTONIO
                                                                                               3    Rivercenter Mall 849 E. Commerce • 210.225.0000


                                                                                                    San Antonio Northside
                                                                    10                         4    Alamo Heights/Shops on Broadway Located between
                                                                                                                                                                   SH O P AC R O S S TE X A S . C O M
                                 1                                                                  Loop 410 and Downtown • Full of retail wonders
                                                                     410                       5    Alamo Quarry Market 255 E. Basse • 210.824.8885
                                                                                               6    Bracken Village 18771 FM 2252 • 210.651.6935
                                          410                                                  7    Huebner Oaks 11745 W. I-10 (North side of I-10)
                                                                                                    Between Huebner Rd. & De Zavala • 1.877.646.5263

                  35                                                 37                        8    North Star Mall 7400 San Pedro at Loop 410
                                                                                                    210.340.6627 •

                                                                                               9    The Shops at La Cantera 15900 La Cantera Parkway
SAN ANTONIO                                                                                         (South side of I-10) • Located next to Fiesta Texas
                                                                                                    and the Westin La Cantera • 210.582.6255
                                                                            Discount Coupons
                                                                                 online!!           Outlet Shopping
                                                                                               10   Prime Outlets San Marcos, Texas • 45 miles north

      Explore Fredericksburg                                                                   11
                                                                                                    of San Antonio on Interstate 35, Exit 200
                                                                                                    512.396.7183 •

                                                                                                    Tanger Outlet Centers San Marcos, Texas • 45 miles north
                                                                                                    of San Antonio on Interstate 35, Exit 200 • 1.800.408.8424
 Fredericksburg is located in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill                       
 Country, just an hour northwest of San Antonio. Haberdashery

 is a heavenly boutique that carries vintage-inspired clothing.
 For an urban bohemian experience, visit Root and cruise their

                                                                                                                   For a Cause
 trendy collection. If you’re looking for a special gift for mom,
 Lauren Bade is the perfect spot. Parts Unknown carries
 men’s and women’s chic clothing and trendy accessories.
 Hill Country Out tters specializes in stylish men’s and
 women’s sportswear. Jabberwocky is another brilliant home                                                  Support San Antonio’s Cancer Therapy
 décor store with fine linens. Enjoy the Mediterranean lifestyle                                        & Research Center and its new Multidisciplinary
 experience at Villa Texas and vintage furniture and sleek                                                Breast Health Center by purchasing a $50
 modern pieces at Red. Be sure to check out the herbal                                                 Partners Card. For 10 days only each Fall, card
 products at Fredericksburg Herb Farm.                                                                   holders enjoy 20% discounts at a host of
 Fredericksburg is one hour northwest of San Antonio on                                                      stores. Check the website or
 Highway 87 going north on Interstate Highway 10-West                                                              call 210.450.5571 for details.
 1.888.997.3600 •
Welcome to San Antonio...                                                                                                                                  ...where an abundance of shopping

                                                                                                                                                          opportunities reflects the international

The River Walk ranks high on our visitor’s list with its
                                                             The Shops at La Cantera                                                                    flavor of this city’s Mexican heritage and
                                                             San Antonio’s best-dressed ladies rely on    spots like Steve Madden, Stuart
charming mix of stone walkways, and remnants of historic     THE SHOPS AT LA CANTERA to keep              Weitzman, and Cole Haan. Satisfy           sparkles with the style and sophistication of a
Texas culture. RiverCenter rates high for families, with     them looking like they stepped right out     that lust for luxury at Ti any & Co.,
The Disney Store and Discovery Channel Store. Go for         of the pages of Bazaar and Vogue. This       Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom,              world-class destination.While you may know it for
great gadgets at Brookstone or pick up essentials at         soothingly sophisticated open-air shopping   your best bet for lots of quad-A
                                                             paradise brings fashion’s nest labels to     shoe styles.                                the Alamo, you’ll love it for its endless variety
Macy’s and Dillard’s. Teens love Aéropostale, Forever
21, PacSun and Journeys. Meander down the River              San Antonio.                                 The scoop is Phase II is in the works,        and appeal. Get ready to be lured by the
Walk and o the path to discover a mother lode of             Browse Anthropologie, BCBGMAXAZRIA,          adding 300,000 sq. ft. of 50 stores and
captivating boutiques, shops, and galleries.                 Banana Republic, bebe, Betsey Johnson,       restaurants. Coming October 2008.              charming culture and warm hospitality
                                                             Burberry, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Juicy
Trip back in time at La Villita, a delightful cluster of     Couture, Sigrid Olsen, plus chi-chi shoe                                                           of this beloved Texas city.
shops brimming with contemporary to Southwest
paintings, pottery, folk art, jewelry, even stained glass.
Just steps from the Alamo, head to the biggest Mexican
market in the USA, El Mercado (Market Square). Here
you’ll nd loads of imported jewelry, leathers, clothing,
pottery, glassware and beautiful contemporary
Southwest art, perfect for adding pop to your new
minimalist decor. Bring your comfy shoes, though, as
you’ll be trekking along three square miles.

Make a quick run into The San Antonio River Mill store
(inside historic Guenther House) if you’re a Food Channel
addict, and pick up one of the many Junior League
Cookbooks. At the base of the River Walk, you don’t want
to miss Blue Star Arts Complex housed in a historic
warehouse complex full of shops, studios and galleries.
If you have a passion for African and Latin American art,
spot it at San Angel Folk Art.
 In and Around Broadway                                                                                                                      Shops at Artisans Alley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  we hopped into Hacienda Gallery for turquoise, silver,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  coral and spinney shell jewelry.

                                                                                                                                             If your taste leans toward the o -beat and uncommon,                 Our taste for Tuscan took us to Tuscan Gifts & Décor,
                                                                                                                                             treat yourself to The Shops at Artisans Alley, a mecca               where we couldn’t resist the Fortunata Italian pottery,

                                                                   Antiques on Broadway
                                                                                                                                             of 20 fascinating locally owned shops sprinkled around               imported olive jars, and the iron wall décor. An even larger
There’s always plenty of action on Broadway, and we’re                                                                                       hillsides and courtyards, near the airport o Highway 281.            assortment of antiques greeted us at Back Alley Antiques
talking San Antonio, not the Big Apple, here. You can see it                                                                                 Explore great little gift shops, trendy clothing and jewelry
                                                                   Antiques are on every power shopper’s list, and where better to                                                                                with 8,000 sq. ft. of fabulous furnishings, while Finders
all on this super shopping strip sprinkled with awesome                                                                                      boutiques, ne antiques, decorative accessories and
                                                                   score some real nds than in the nooks and crannies of San                                                                                      Keepers had just the perfect gift to bring back home.
antiques, vintage boutiques and fashion savvy shops attracting                                                                                   furniture stores.
                                                                   Antonio’s nest. The Cottage on Sunset caught our eye for
SA’s trendiest crowd. Walking into Anniegogglyn’s is virtually                                                                                                                                                    We found lovely little indulgences—cuddly soft robes,
                                                                   French and country collections, and the whimsical elegance of                               We found accessories from Argentina at
a feast for the eyes—beads, sequins and embellishments                                                                                                                                                            sleepwear and bubble bath—at Rebecca Kathleen.
                                                                   “shabby chic.” Check Broadway & 9th Antiques for
                                                                                                                                                                     Detailes! featuring Maria Rivolta’s
galore enrich hand-picked creations re ecting the taste and        50,000 sq. ft. of fabulous furniture, organized in                                                                                             Wired Designs wowed us with their jewelry, art and
                                                                                                                                                                        complete line of designer jewelry
keen eye of owner Donna Kaler. She combs LA markets for            easy-to- nd groupings. Higher end items, like                                                                                                  functional glassware where we even chatted with the
                                                                                                                                                                         and accessories; more chic unique
the coolest dresses, skirts, bags and baubles, and has a knack     hand-painted armoires sit downstairs, while the                                                                                                artisans on site. While scoping out all the shops, we found
                                                                                                                                                                           clothing, accessories, shoes and
for nding Gucci-like looks.                                        more well-worn specials land upstairs. Stop into                                                                                               great personalized services like custom invitations and
                                                                   the Alamo Antiques Mall, and Center for                                                                  purses cropped up at Marisol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  design consultations to help with our decorating dilemmas.
Nearby, get that vintage vibe at American Vintage Company.         Antiques, where this 35,000 sq. ft. building                                                             Boutique; just down the way,
For entertaining Texas style, grab it at Hanley Wood, with its     o ers a panorama of goods for the serious as well
wide selection of dinnerware and serving pieces. Sloan/Hall        as occasional collector.
o ers you gifts extraordinaire, from artistic tea pots to canine

                                                                               Outta Site Outlets!
creations. Express yourself with the store’s hand-made
journals and lovely designer stationery, certain to encourage
more of those hand-written notes over the e-mail variety.

                                                                   Prime Outlets, San Marcos garners rave reviews as Texas’ crown        Banana Republic, DKNY, Nautica, Puma, Kenneth Cole and
                                                                   jewel of the outlet world—ABC’s “The View” ranks it as the 3rd Best   Tommy Hil ger.
                                                                   Place to Shop—in the world! A bit of a drive (45 minutes north
                                                                                                                                         Book an afternoon at Round Rock Premium Outlets,
                                                                   of San Antonio) it’s well worth the trip to nab unbelievable buys
                                                                                                                                         Round Rock, (90 minutes north of San Antonio)
                                                                   on everything from Salvatore Ferragamo to Escada and
                                                                                                                                         where 125 upper-end stores like BCBGMAXAZRIA,
                                                                   St. John, to Coach and Michael Kors. Plow through designer
                                                                                                                                         Polo Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Theory, and
                                                                   digs and high-style accessories at Neiman Marcus Last Call and
                                                                                                                                         Michael Kors are ready to greet you. Gather
                                                                   Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th Outlet. Just open, our red carpet
                                                                                                                                         more colors in Crocs, and add to your
                                                                   guru, Giorgio Armani, and New York’s Catherine Malandrino,
                                                                                                                                         Coach collection (one of only three
                                                                   dressing stars like Madonna, Halle Berry, Beyonce and Demi
                                                                                                                                         Coach outlets in Texas).
                                                                   Moore. Coming soon, Gucci, the status-seekers’ standard.
                                                                   Looking a bit like Venice out of water, this hot spot for hot deals   For skater dudes (or wannabe’s)
                                                                   never disappoints.                                                    there’s Billabong and Quiksilver, and if
                                                                   Tanger Outlet Center, San Marcos, where more than 200 of              you’ve got an appetite for chef-grade pots and
                                                                   your outlet staples await you. Stock up on basics at a bargain…       pans, check out the Calphalon Kitchen Outlet
                                                                   from running shoes and gym-wear at Adidas, Reebok and                 for great savings on sets and single pieces. Cool your
                                                                   Skechers, to out tting a chef’s kitchen at Kitchen Collection,        heels on benches or picnic tables, surrounded by fountains
                                                                   Le Creuset, Le Gourmet Chef and Oneida Home. Save on                  and well-kept landscaping.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Scarf: Hermès –

                                                                                                                                                 Unique Shopping Malls
                                                                                                                                            Headlining the news at North Star Mall, San Antonio’s                standards like Bed Bath & Beyond, with fashion favorites like
                                                                                                                                            internationally acclaimed upscale shopping destination, is a         Ann Taylor LOFT, Harold’s (for great daytime-to-date wear at
                                                                                                                                            spectacular renovation slated for completion summer 2008.            a ordable prices), and Coldwater Creek, where the pages
                                                                                                                                            Head over from the airport, where you’ll be greeted by the           of their catalog style come to life. Bag a pair of authentically
                                                                                                                                            largest cowboy boots in the world (they’re 40 feet high!)            Texan boots at Lucchese Boot Co.—we love the vintage
                                                                                                                                            and over 200 memorable specialty stores and restaurants.             numbers with their colorful stitching and Western motifs.
                                                                                                                                            Find your designer favs at Saks Fifth Avenue, gowns for              Transform dowdy digs with sleek looks from Restoration
                                                                                                                                            weddings and prom at Jessica McClintock, the young and               Hardware, and Christo’s Home, San Antonio’s trend-setting
                                                                                                                                            trendy at bebe and BCBGMAZAZRIA, sexy stilettos at Steve             decorative accessories and furnishings haven for tastes that
                                                                                                                                            Madden, our gotta-have handbag at Coach, and teen staples            go classic or modern, eclectic or eccentric. Think earthy,
                                                                                                                                            at J. Crew. There’s a big Macy’s where you’ll nd something           natural, going green to save the planet at Whole Earth
                                                                                                                                            for everyone!                                                        Provision. Our Birk-lovin’ pals picked up great hike and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 climb gear from Patagonia and North Face.
                                                                                                                                            Just o I-10, take a jog along Huebner Oaks Center, home
                                                                                                                                            to an exceptional mix of more than 60 shopping and dining            Bring the girls to Bracken Village, just north of town near
                                                                                                                                            options. Revamp your closet with style-savvy work or play            Rolling Oaks Mall. It’s all about girly girl gifts, décor, and fun
                                                                                                                                            wear from Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Chico’s and                   fashion and shoes. We love Bless Your Heart for amazing
                                                                                                                                            Talbot’s. Whether it’s GAP you love, gifts and novelties from        jewelry at prices that rock, the best selection of Vera Bradley,

                                                                   Museum Shops
                                                                                                                                            Moon Mippy Stationery & Invitations, or great gear for               and cute Mary Engelbreit items,
                                                                                                                                            baby at Bambino’s, this open-air enclave is the perfect place        especially the Scottie dog
                                                                                                                                            to walk o that pasta and pizza.                                      collection. You’ll want to
                                                                   Catch your breath at San Antonio’s marvelous museums,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 stock up on those
                                                                   and while you’re at it, explore the shops for a treasure trove           From boots and books to fun dining, you’ll nd it all at historic     deliciously scented
                                                                   of treats. Set in a castle-like building, San Antonio’s                  Alamo Quarry Market (once a century-old cement plant).               Tyler Candles.
                                                                   Museum of Art houses ancient to Mexican folk art.                        This bright and lively outdoor lifestyle center blends popular
                                                                   Have a hard-to-shop-for someone on your gift list? Pick up
                                                                   something truly memorable among the Mexican, European
                                                                   and Asian selections. The University of Texas at San
                                                                   Antonio’s Institute of Texan Cultures celebrates the
                                                                   culture of our great state. After you’ve been thoroughly
                                                                                                                                             Alamo Heights
                                                                   immersed in Texas lore, browse the museum store for Lone                  Just o Broadway, on New Braunfels Avenue, you’ll nd
                                                                   Star gifts and wonderful books capturing Texas’ rich history.             Adelante Boutique, a very cute, very feminine shop
                                                                   Open Tuesday–Sunday, closed Mondays, and just steps from                  that’s been an Alamo Heights staple for 32 years.
                                                                   the Alamo and the River Walk.                                             Satisfy our shoe fetish at Theo and Herb
                                                                                                                                             Designer Shoes. Near the Heights and
                                                                   Park yourself at the Witte Museum, where history, science                 just north of downtown, discover
                                                                   and culture come to life. This premier museum boasts                      Kathleen Sommers, a spirited
                                                                   nationally acclaimed traveling exhibits. Stroll the beautifully           collection of clothing, eclectic
                                                                   kept grounds where historic homes and log cabins reside,                  gifts, jewelry, and bath
                                                                   then pop back inside to snag souvenirs from the exhibits.                 and body products.

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