By SARAH SUSSMAN
Located about 1.5 km (0.9 mi) north of Calgary city limits in the hamlet of Balzac, Alberta’s newest enclosed shopping centre features over 200 shops including many outlet stores. The centre also houses a movie theatre, several casual restaurants and a food court. To kick off our Best of Calgary Shopping Centres series of posts, here are our top five picks for places to shop at CrossIron Mills.
Michael Kors Outlet
Known for chic, modern American women’s fashion, this outlet store for the luxury designer label features discounted pricing on the brand’s apparel, accessories and footwear.
• 403-730-5677, www.michaelkors.com
Levi’s is one of the most popular and recognized denim brands in the world, and this outlet store for the label features discounted prices on a wide variety of styles for men, women and children.
• 403-275-6655, www.levistrauss.com
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
This leading American outdoor retailer specializes in gear for fishing, hunting, camping and boating. The massive two-level store in CrossIron Mills features numerous displays of trophy fish and wildlife mounts and offers regularly scheduled free workshops on outdoor skills, conservation and education.
• 403-592-3900, www.basspro.com
A specialty toy store with a difference, this locally owned business does not carry licensed, violent or cheaply made toys. Its kids’ products are carefully chosen to inspire imagination and ensure children get the maximum play value.
• 403-274-7523, www.calgarytoystore.com
Brooks Brothers Factory Store
This New York fashion label features innovative ready-to-wear business attire for men and women. This location is an outlet store featuring discounts on the brand’s high-end fashions.
• 403-265-4550, www.brooksbrothers.com
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