When you think of outlet malls, you often think of navigating outdoor shopping centers, with stores often separated by vast parking lots. Not so at Fashion Outlets of Chicago. This unique experience is the area’s only two-level indoor outlet shopping experience. Popular among natives and travelers, the destination is easy to get to just minutes from O’Hare International Airports. There, you’ll find 130 designer outlets anchored by Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, and Nordstrom Rack.
Fashion Outlets Neighborhood
Fashion Outlets of Chicago is located at Balmoral Avenue and I-294. It’s just a half-mile east of O’Hare International Airport in Rosemont, Illinois. Designed to service travelers, you can even visit an area at the facility to print your airline ticket and check your luggage directly to O’Hare.
Parking is free getting here, and you can stop in at other Rosemont tourism attractions. The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Allstate Arena, Rosemont Theatre, and Parkway Bank Park are all nearby. There’s also the happening Rivers Casino in Rosemont, complete with 1,000 of the newest slots and exciting table games. There are also several dining options here. Don’t forget a quick trip to the Hofbrauhaus.
Of course, you can also grab a bite within the Fashion Outlets of Chicago. The complex has everything from quick bites — including mall staples Wetzel’s Pretzels, Starbucks, and Freshii — and sit-down options like Chicago Burger Company.
Fashion Outlets Shops
You can easily spend a whole day at Fashion Outlets of Chicago, with its more than 100 off-price stores. It is anchored by off-price department stores. Bloomingdale’s Outlet offers savings from the luxury department store. The same applies to Neiman Marcus Last Call, Nordstrom Rack, and Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th. The last anchor is a massive Forever 21, popular for fast-fashion clothing and accessories for men and women.
Young men and women will love clothing options like Aeropostale Outlet, American Eagle, Hot Topic, and Zumiez. For ladies only, there are favorites including Aerie and Francesca’s Collections.
For those who are looking for steals on designer items, there are plenty of luxurious outlets within the mall. Shop runway-quality pieces from Calvin Klein, Vince, Tory Burch, Tommy Hilfiger, Theory, Ted Baker London, Prada, Michael Kors, Longchamp, DKNY, Coach, Armani, and Hugo Boss.
Need new kicks? There is no shortage of fab footwear shopping at Fashion Outlets. Current favorites include Aldo, Asics, Clark’s, Converse, Crocs, Naturalizer, Puma, Skechers, and Steve Madden. For sport fanatics, options span Champion, Lids, Locker Room, and Under Armor. J. Crew, Gap, and Banana Republic are favorites for quality basics.
Another popular favorite for all ages is the Disney Outlet. Here, find the latest selection of authentic Disney merchandise. Visitors enjoy the magical store’s interactive presentation, innovative products, and unique experiences. Stop in and see Disney’s most popular characters come to life.
If you’re just there to kill time before your flight, there is plenty to take in. The mall has many public art installations. There are permanent commissions featuring internationally renowned artists. Throughout the shopping center, find work by Daniel Arsham, Derrick Adams, Jen Stark and Carlos Ronlon. There are also rotating exhibitions that reflect the current culture and season, so there is something new to see with every visit.
You’ll also love the annual, site-specific commission called, The Collection: Where Art Meets Fashion. This rotating exhibition rotates three times a year. It features art by both established and emerging artists with interactive experiences. Come in to enjoy the art and get a killer Instagram photo amid one of the colorful exhibitions.
Want to enjoy the luxury treatment? Fashion Outlets Of Chicago boast full concierge services. Enjoy options like luggage and shopping bag storage, same day local delivery of purchases, stroller rentals, and foreign currency exchange. Ask helpful associations for local area information and other options, like gift wrapping, taxi service, and restaurant reservations.