scottsdale fashion square Archives

Golf Fashion Tips From Sassy Golf: Dressing In Layers

golf fashion tips
by in Style

Greetings, Sassanistas! This month we’re going to be talking about dressing in layers. I know that Phoenix is no Denver, but it still gets nippy from time to time — especially those winter mornings. However, the difference is it doesn’t stay that way. Thanks to the abnormally strong desert sun, the day can warm up… Read More →

Top 5: Arizona Malls (Fall-Winter 2012)

Top 5: Arizona Malls, Experience AZ, Fall-Winter 2012

The Top 5 Arizona Malls — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Scottsdale Fashion Square 7014-590 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (480) 941-2140 fashionsquare.com Scottsdale Fashion Square is a diamond in the desert, with more than 225 retailers, including Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and Barneys New York. It’s the ultimate shopping destination. Scottsdale Quarter… Read More →

Generating Big Business out West

Westgate Entertainment District
by in Dining | Featured | Small Biz | Sports

Nearly all retailers and restaurateurs will tell you that the key to having a successful business is largely based on the old adage – location, location, location. For several national entertainment and restaurant brands with Valley-wide locations, revenue figures indicate that the West Valley now ranks number one in market share, with their top-producing stores… Read More →

Worldwide Trend, Glamping, Arrives To Scottsdale

Glamping, Photo: Wolwedans

When one thinks of camping, the phrase “roughing it” typically comes to mind. Flashbacks of faulty supplies, mystery food, bug attacks and the process of “using nature as your bathroom,” tend to prevent people from giving camping a second chance. However, a new trend has emerged that not only accommodate all of your camping needs,… Read More →

Boutique Hopping: Madewell Boutique

Madewell logo
by in Style

With all the fashion-forward clothing shops popping up in town, I will be bringing you reviews of a sampling of the best boutiques Scottsdale has to offer. This week, we stopped by Madewell Boutique. First Impressions: Madewell My first impressions usually include what I see and feel when I get inside the door of a… Read More →

Grab The Girls For A Getaway At Kimpton's FireSky Resort & Spa

FireSky Resort & Spa
by in Escape | Events | Lifestyle

Sometimes ladies’ night needs to be expanded to an entire weekend. Why? Because your girlfriends are the perfect companions to help you relax and have fun. To take it one step further, how about turning ladies’ night into a weekend vacation? The “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” package at Kimpton’s FireSky Resort & Spa takes… Read More →

Boutique Hopping: Splash Designs Boutique

Splash Designs Boutique Review
by in Cool Products | Style

With all the fashion-forward clothing shops popping up in town, I will be bringing you bi-weekly installments of a sampling of the best boutiques Scottsdale has to offer. This week, we stopped by Splash Designs Boutique. First Impressions Splash Designs was a win for me from the get-go. I have to admit that I’ve been… Read More →

Top 5: Arizona Malls (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Arizona Malls — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Biltmore Fashion Park 2502 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-955-8400 shopbiltmore.com The original luxury shopping destination in Phoenix is a newly polished classic. Think Saks, Ralph Lauren, Escada, Apple and more. A delicious collection of restaurants, including True Food Kitchen and… Read More →

Behind The Scenes: Fall Fashion Photo Shoot [PHOTOS]

Fall Fashion Shoot Behind the Scenes
by in Behind the Scenes | Style

Herve Leger, RED Valentino, Michael Kors and more — with such fabulous clothing, shoes and accessories from both Nordstrom and Astor & Black, Scottsdale Living teamed up with a fantastic group of people last Thursday, August 23, and camped out for the day at Talking Stick Resort’s Orange Sky for its Fall 2012 issue’s fall… Read More →

Scottsdale Fashion Square: Not Your Typical Mall

Scottsdale Fashion Square
by in Play

The best of both worlds is the best way to describe my trip to Scottsdale Fashion Square. There is something for everyone, yet the experience is different from your typical mall. Scottsdale Fashion Square offers the ideal stores that you can’t access anywhere else. It was a treat to be able to explore Louis Vuitton,… Read More →

Boutique Hopping In Scottsdale: Francesca's Collections

Francesca's Collections
by in Style

With all the fashion-forward clothing shops popping up in town, I will be bringing you bi-weekly installments of a sampling of the best boutiques Scottsdale has to offer. This week marks the beginning of this crusade, and I am thrilled to focus the spotlight on Francesca’s Collections this time around. My experience shopping at Francesca’s… Read More →

HUB Clothing Owner Travels To Set Trends

Hub Clothing
by in Escape | Style

With a passion for fashion and a mission to stay stylish, HUB Clothing finds inspiration for the latest trends by traveling the world. Visiting fashion capitals, such as Paris and London, owner Jennifer Mumford chooses the best-of-the-best collections to share with the Valley of the Sun, especially the Scottsdale area. “It’s important to see what… Read More →

Olive and Ivy Restaurant: A Comfortable And Sophisticated Eatery

Olivy and Ivy dining review
by in Columnist Spotlight | Dining

Local foodies know that if you want to visit a trendy, happening spot, you usually can’t go wrong with a Fox Restaurant location. Monday, being the stressful day that it is, put me in the mood for a good lunch in a great atmosphere. I decided to join my colleagues for lunch at Olive and… Read More →

Arizona's Retail Centers Are Top Economic Drivers

Retail Centers - AZRE Magazine July/August 2011
by in Economic Development

Arizona’s Retail Industry, Retail Centers Top Economic Driver The world of retail has come a long way since Arizona’s first shopping center, Park Central Mall, opened in 1957. Back then, the state was known mostly for cowboys, cactus and critters. How times have changed. Arizona’s retail industry is now one of the state’s top economic… Read More →