Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre
2120 16 Ave NE
Calgary, AB T2E 1L4
Phone: (403) 291-4666
Fax: (403) 291-6498
The Tall Girl shop offers choices for the taller gals who wear anything from a size six to a size twenty-four. Unlike some other department stores specializing in unusual sizes, this one offers a wide range of styles and fashions from which to choose. There is the elegant corporate look, as well as funky dresses and cool street wear. Tall Girl also has a large selection of hosiery, sleepwear and bathing suits.
With more than 150 retail outlets and stores Sunridge mall is a major shopping destination in the region and attracts a mixed crowd of shoppers. The gigantic two-level center sports some of the best brands in various categories from fashion and jewelry to electronics. Highlight of the mall is Canada's biggest outlet of Sport Chek, the sporting equipment giant. Apart from this, stores like Zellers, Aldo and Claire's provide great options. The food court on the upper level boast of eclectic eateries as well as sit-down restaurants for a complete experience. Regular store promotions promise great deals, so keep checking and shopping.
This Asian-themed mall is located in Calgary's northeast quadrant, thus serving the needs of the various Asian immigrant populations in that area. Pacific Place offers almost everything associated with a mall, albeit with a strong Asian flavor. Shop for groceries at the first T&T Supermarket in Calgary, Look for Hong Kong-style clothes, make an appointment with a Chinese acupuncturist, a dentist, or visit the medical center. From shoes, books, flowers shops, Chinese and Vietnamese restaurants, as well as coffee shops and organic food, one can find all these at Pacific Place.
For the best picks in men and women clothing come to American Eagle Outfitters. Smart, trendy, funky and fashionable is what the store is all about. Pick from a range of casuals or formals. Also available are different types and brands of lingerie as well as accessories like chains, bracelets, pendants etc. A wide spaced store with excellent quality and well-organized, this store is a must visit to get a peek of American fashion trends. Call ahead for more details.
A giant when it comes to department stores, Walmart is synonymous with great deals and discounts. Their location on Memorial drive is no exception with an excellent choice in just about everything from clothes, jewelry and entertainment to furniture, electronics and home decor. The gigantic store has an expansive floor space offering a great shopping experience and features, as part of its in-store services, a pharmacy as well as a McDonalds outlet catering to hungry shoppers. With great deals and superb promotions always on, Walmart is a one-stop shop for all your shopping needs.
Located near Marlborough C-Train Station, the Marlborough Mall opened its doors to shoppers in 1972. The mall has expanded itself several times and now encompasses an area of 584,000 square feet (54,255.37 square meters). With over 100 stores and services to their credit, the mall houses brands like Virgin Mobile, Le Chateau, Subway, Bentley, The MadHatters Superstore and Coles.
In the freezer of this Bridgeland shop, you will find curried goat meat, oxtail, fish and jerk chicken. The shelves at the Joy's Caribbean Foods are stocked with African pepper sauces, palm oil, baking supplies, condiments, bags of rice and a large selection of canned and dried beans. A small selection of fresh produce includes hot peppers, plantain, cassava, and huge coco yams. Joy also serves up tasty Caribbean dishes such as Jamaican patties, but the limited seating means you might have to take your lunch to go.
One of Inglewood’s oldest stores, Recordland is a favorite browsing spot of music-lovers, whether one is a vinyl lover, a DJ, or someone looking for a bit of youthful nostalgia. The store is jam-packed with used CDs, 8-tracks, vinyl, even cassette tapes. From collectible DVDs to music from the 40s and 50s, Recordland is a good way to spend a Saturday afternoon, where one can traverse the maze-like store along creaky wooden floors. Be prepared to browse, as time goes ever so slowly whether you’re rocking to that band music in your head or just need to find music from your past. Call for more details.
This gem of a specialty bookstore is in a beautiful and historic area. The owner of R J Sinden Books & Art offers unique antiques and curios along with hard to find first editions of a number of books and biographies. There are a lot of local artists represented here and much of the offerings have a special and unique feel representative of the Western provinces. It is a great place to browse and find distinctive treasures. Call for more details.
Apart from the charm of the historic architecture, Inglewood is also home to a mix of shops, among which is the Scent For You, a quirky store that specializes in home, body and bath fragrances of the diverse kind. Follow your scent; make your way through candles, waxes, potpourri, and their best-selling Lampe Berger from Normandy, France. Scent For You also carries eclectic gifts, cards and gift tags that bear wildflowers when planted.
Calgary's march to greenness is visible in the many eco-stores that are sprouting in the city. Riva's Eco Store does not believe in paying lip service to the green movement—rather, it tries to educate people about sustainable living by providing products "good for the health of the earth and for those that use them." Riva's Eco Store wants to be known as Calgary's eco-general store, carrying organic goods that people use on a daily basis without sacrificing the sense of fashion and style. From skin care, shoes, cleaning supplies, even accessories, this eco-store strives to show that organic need not be boring.
One of the quirky shops in the area is Reminisce on 9th, a women accessories shop that prides itself as a trend-setter, setting the pace in fashion from sunglasses, scarves, belts, umbrellas, bags and purses, all visually spread around the store for women to see. Reminisce on 9th carries very few of each item they carry in the store, so shoppers can take to heart they won’t run into someone wearing the same fabulous attire. Call for more details.