Casas Adobes Plaza. WHAT: Charming Italian-meets-Spanish-Colonial plaza, with shops such as Rochelle K (recycled silk cargo pants, cute tanks; www.rochellek.com or 520/797-2279); J. Gilbert Footwear (otherworldly Thierry Rabotin shoes; www.jgilbertfootwear.com or 520/531-8385); Studio Encanto (chunky Mexican candles, cashmere throws; www.studioencanto.com or 520/318-9300). WHEN: Most shops open daily. WHERE: Southwest corner of Ina and Oracle Roads; www.casasadobesplaza.com or 520/299-2610.
La Encantada. WHAT: The new kid on the block, with a bevy of high-end chains and a great market―AJ's Purveyors of Fine Foods. WHEN: Most shops open daily. WHERE: Northwest corner of Skyline Dr. and Campbell Ave.; www.laencantadashoppingcenter.com or 520/299-3556.