Best Shopping Cities - Slideshow

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Best Shopping Cities - Slideshow

Seattle

Seattle

Apart from providing caffeine-addicts a primo cup of joe every day, Seattle has also garnered a reputation for its eccentric shopping scene. Seattle boasts everything from vibrant marketplaces like Pike Place to iconic venues like a massive Nordstrom department store.
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Tokyo

Tokyo

If you're hunting for bargain finds and cutting edge designer wares, Tokyo's Harajuku district is the place to go. Here, you'll find Tokyo's younger set roaming through buzzing city streets in search of brightly colored and wildly patterned garments. If you prefer milling around upscale department stores, head over to fashion mecca Ginza.
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Seattle

Apart from providing caffeine-addicts a primo cup of joe every day, Seattle has also garnered a reputation for its eccentric shopping scene. Seattle boasts everything from vibrant marketplaces like Pike Place to iconic venues like a massive Nordstrom department store.
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Tokyo

If you're hunting for bargain finds and cutting edge designer wares, Tokyo's Harajuku district is the place to go. Here, you'll find Tokyo's younger set roaming through buzzing city streets in search of brightly colored and wildly patterned garments. If you prefer milling around upscale department stores, head over to fashion mecca Ginza.
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Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, eclectic boutiques and ultra-upscale boutiques dominate iconic boulevards. For an extensive selection of must-have designer merchandise, head to Rodeo Drive. For budget-friendlier souvenirs, check out West 3rd Street or venture to Old Pasadena.
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Paris

Not only is Paris the City of Lights, it's also a fashion mecca. Here, you'll find glamorous storefronts peppered with superbly dressed Parisians. Should you decide to binge on a shopping spree here, keep in mind there's more budget-friendly options away from the famous Champs-Élysées. Also be sure to check out the stalls (known as boîtes) along the Seine for second-hand books, retro records, and knick-knacks galore.
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New York City

It's hard to match Manhattan's towering department stores and inspiring window displays. But if you're a bargain-hunter looking for marked-down merchandise, consider swapping Fifth Avenue's sleek storefronts for SoHo and Nolita's equally chic—but much less pricey—outlets.
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Melbourne

While Sydney boasts stylish cosmopolitans and striking scenery, Melbourne turns the fashion up a notch with high-end Australian designer boutiques and vintage clothing shops. Adjacent to high-end Little Collins and Elizabeth streets lies the Royal Arcade, a posh retail center, that's served as a central shopping stopover in Melbourne since its grand opening in 1869.
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Santa Fe

Though you won't find L.A. or NYC's high-end designers along Santa Fe's Canyon Road, you will spot a colorful row of unique boutiques and galleries selling everything from authentic silver jewelry to pottery to sculptures. During your visit, be sure to look up at the picturesque adobe buildings and take a quick shopping break to grab some grub at one of area's dining institutions, like the beloved Geronimo Restaurant.
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London

Whether you fancy cutting-edge garments sold at Harrods, primo teas available at Fortnum & Mason, or one-of-a-kind boutiques on display at Portobello Road Market, foggy Londontown can oblige.
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Chicago

Chi-town's glorious "Magnificent Mile" offers both upscale chains like Macy's and Chanel along with bargain outlets, such as Gap and H&M. Start at the Loop and then stroll along this retail-filled strip. When you need a break, sit down at one of the top-notch eateries scattered between the stores.
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Copenhagen

If you're on the prowl for designer boutiques and high-end retailers, head to Strøget, Europe's longest pedestrian shopping street. Here, you'll stumble upon everything from international brands (like Hermès and Louis Vuitton) to hidden bargain stops at City Hall Square.
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Charleston

King Street runs through the heart of Charleston's historic district. Here, you'll have access to an eclectic assortment of antique furnishings and designer labels as independent boutiques and venerable chains compete for attention.
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Dubai

If you love perusing mall racks, you can't pass up a trip to the Dubai Mall, which holds the title as the largest retail center on the planet. Here, you'll have access to more than 1,000 shops, along with two massive department stores. Plus, the mall boasts plenty of kid-friendly attractions for those shopping with little ones in tow, including an ice rink and a movie theater.
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