Shopping in Louisville, KY

Home to several unique shopping districts, Louisville, KY has plenty of retailers to meet every shopper's needs.

On Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 14:01

Home to several unique shopping districts, Louisville, KY has plenty of retailers to meet every shopper's needs.

Fourth Street Live!

Located in the heart of historic downtown Louisville, Fourth Street Live! offers a variety of attractions, including quality retailers.

This district's shopping selection includes Foot Locker and other popular stores. In addition, an array of dining and entertainment options are available.

Historic Frankfort Avenue Corridor

The Historic Frankfort Avenue Corridor is home to several independently-owned boutiques, offering items such as vintage clothing, crafts, antiques and home furnishings and décor.

Visit The Crazy Daisy Antique Mall to peruse 20,000 square feet of antique furniture and collectibles, or check out Dressing Room to score new threads.

Bardstown Road & The Highlands

An eclectic area, Bardstown Road and the surrounding Highlands area are known for their independent businesses with many fun and unusual offerings.

Stop by General Eccentric to secure some cool clothes, or if vintage clothing is your thing, this is the right area in Louisville. Look for hey tiger on Bardstown Road, or The Nitty Gritty on Barret Avenue and Bananas! on Highland Avenue.

In addition to its interesting shops, Bardstown Road includes a variety of restaurants and is often called “Restaurant Row”.

The Summit

The Summit offers a multitude of specialty shops in one convenient location.

Ladies, visit apparel and accessory shops such as Ann Taylor and Francesca's Collections to stock up on the latest fashions.

And there's plenty for gentlemen, too – check out JoS. A. Bank or MW Tux to ensure your appearance is exceptional.

Additionally, a variety of specialty shops are available, such as Bliss and Yankee Candle.

Westport Village

Westport Village, Louisville's first outdoor speciality shopping area, is home to more than 25 shops.

To pick up this season's hottest trends, visit shops such as Apricot Lane Boutique or Croquis Boutique. Both of these boutiques feature a variety of stylish brands, sure to suit even the most selective shopper.

If you're interested in sprucing up your home's interior and exterior, check out Secret Garden, as this store offers both home and garden décor such as fountains, furniture and art.

Jefferson Mall

Anchored by Sears, Dillard's, JCPenney and Macy's, Jefferson Mall offers an array of specialty stores.

Stores such as Old Navy, PacSun and rue21 feature an assortment of apparel to meet your needs, while Finish Line and Foot Locker provide a bounty of footwear.

Mall St. Matthews

Home to more than 140 retailers, Mall St. Matthews has been voted “Best of Louisville” by readers of Louisville Magazine.

This upscale shopping mall features stores such as White House Black Market, Williams-Sonoma and Brooks Brothers.

Oxmoor Center

The Oxmoor Center, anchored by both Macy's and Von Maur, offers 110 stores and restaurants.

With retailers such as American Eagle and Lucky Brand Jeans, this shopping center makes it easy to stay fashionable.

If you get hungry, head to one of the on-site eateries, such as Panera Bread or California Pizza Kitchen.


Fourth Street Live!: 400 South 4th St.

Historic Frankfort Avenue Corridor

The Crazy Daisy Antique Mall: 1430 Mellwood Ave.

Dressing Room: 2836 Frankfort Ave.

Bardstown Road

General Eccentric: 1600 Bardstown Rd.

hey tiger: 1572 Bardstown Rd.

The Nitty Gritty: 996 Barret Ave.

Bananas!: 2002 Highland Ave.


The Summit: 4300 Summit Plaza Dr.

Westport Village: 6500 Westport Rd.

Jefferson Mall: 4801 Outer Loop

Mall St. Matthews: 5000 Shelbyville Rd.

Oxmoor Center: 7900 Shelbyville Rd.

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