From Bespoke to Vintage, the Best Ways to Spend Money in the Valley

The Editors | June 24, 2019 | Style & Beauty

Look and feel your best with these bespoke services and high-end retailers.

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The new luxury wing at Scottsdale Fashion Square

BEST PLACE FOR A SHOPPING SPREE

Scottsdale Fashion Square’s Luxury Wing (7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale) Rolled out at the end of last year as part of a massive renovation, the new luxury wing in Scottsdale Fashion Square is a hedonist’s paradise—private entrance and valet, an interconnected trio of watch boutiques (IWC Schaffhausen, Breitling and Hublot) and designer flagships galore, including Bottega Veneta, Tory Burch, Saint Laurent, Jimmy Choo and Salvatore Ferragamo.

BEST DENIM BOUTIQUE

Loop Jean Company (8877 N. Scottsdale Road, Ste. 406, Scottsdale) Owners Ted and Tamara Greve will personally locate the perfect jeans for your body type from their collection of more than 20 different brands, including Paige, Hudson and Citizens of Humanity.

BEST COUTURE FOR COOL MOMS

Mae & Marie (3170 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix) No yoga pants and Spongebob Squarepants T-shirts here. This chic boutique carries haute, Instagram-worthy clothes, shoes and accessories for stylish ladies and kids.

BEST NEW BOTANICAL BEAUTY BOUTIQUE

Vibe Botanics (4225 N. Marshall Way, Ste. 1, Scottsdale) Hairstylist Stephanie Little launched an all-natural plant-based skincare line out of her Old Town boutique in late 2018. Little’s creations harness the natural healing properties of organic materials. Look forward to products like the Relax shea sugar scrub—a blend of shea butter, soothing, antibacterial lavender and antioxidant-rich rose hip.

BEST CUSTOM FRAGRANCES

The Perfume Shoppe (7144 E. Stetson Drive, Ste. C105, Scottsdale, 480.991.3446) The scent experts here offer custom consultations to find the perfect fragrance for your body chemistry, and the boutique also stocks niche perfumes like Clive Christian No. I ($765) and Amouage Opus 1 ($355).

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Julie strappy sandal, $395, beckicoakley.‌com

BEST BESPOKESHOE DESIGNER

Becki Coakley With designs that defy imagination—sexy sandal on one side, chic bootie on the other—and craftsmanship by Italian artisans, a pair of these shoes makes a bold statement.

BEST CUSTOM MADE GOWNS

Cleo and Clementine (By appointment only, Phoenix, 480.788.2711) Dressmaker Monique Sandoval curates a selection of fabrics—silk, tulle and lace—to hand-dye and cut for couture dresses (from $3,000) that are classic yet whimsical, simple yet striking.

BEST CUSTOM BAUBLES TO THE STARS

JN Jewels (23623 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale) Third-generation jeweler Jacqueline Nerguizian pushes the limits of custom design, creating gorgeous, statement baubles for celebrities including Lily Collins, Jennifer Lopez and Kelly Clarkson.

BEST NATURAL BEAUTY BAR

Citrine Natural Beauty Bar (2502 E. Camelback Road, Ste. 148K, Phoenix) Owner Melissa Lenberg meticulously curates and personally tests brands that are nontoxic, green and rich in nourishing botanicals.

BEST EYEWEAR BOUTIQUE

Framed Ewe Optical Boutique (5538 N. Seventh St., Ste. 120, Phoenix) With Phoenicians facing more than 300 days of sun per year, Framed Ewe provides luxury designer frames curated personally by owners Christy Kimball and Stephen Clark from top brands.

BEST PLACE TO SCORE VINTAGE FASHION

Vintage by Misty (7046 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale) Focusing on bold colors and textures, Misty Guerriero’s collection of vintage designer clothing and accessories from the ’40s to early ’90s hail from London, Paris, Italy and Israel.

BEST LUXURY CONSIGNMENT

To Be Continued (6137 N. Scottsdale Road, Ste. 106, Scottsdale) Peruse curated preowned designer handbags, dresses and jewelry by brands like Chanel, Gucci and Hermès.

BEST BOUTIQUE FOR CURRENT TRENDS

Amy Inc. (7154 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale) Whether you’re going for casual glam or to be the best-dressed at brunch, stop here for all the latest in women’s fashion.

BEST LOCAL COUTURE PARADISE

Fashion by Robert Black (7144 E. First Ave., Scottsdale) Designer Robert Black and philanthropist Doreen Picerne shop all over the world to bring vintage red carpet couture to the Valley, so you can walk away with your own piece of fashion history.



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Photography by: photo courtesy of Macerich/Scottsdale Fashion Square | photo courtesy of becki coakley