Your Back-to-School Shopping Checklist

Late every summer, thousands of people flock to Edmonton for back-to-school shopping. Here's our guide for the best spots to keep your fashion on point.

Of course, West Edmonton Mall is a one-stop shop with the equivalent of 48 city blocks of shopping, dining, and entertainment. West Edmonton Mall is home to many stores you can’t find elsewhere in the city including Anthropologie and Simons. But there are many other great shopping destinations in Edmonton to add to your itinerary.

If you’re looking to hit lots of shops while staying indoors (and spend less time circling for a parking spot), Kingsway Mall and Southgate Centre offer a variety of tempting options. For a breath of fresh air between stores, weave in and out of South Edmonton Common’s numerous shops, including many discounted outlets like J.Crew and Nike Factory Store.

No one likes to see their favourite shirt being worn by three other people. For unique clothing and accessories that your friends won’t find anywhere else, pop into Edmonton’s locally owned shops in three bustling districts: