4001 N Lamar Blvd.
Take a shopping safari in the heart of Austin and add some adorable Marc Jacobs, Anna Sui, or Rock & Republic pieces to your fashion trophies.shopbluelephant.comnew bohemia
1606 S Congress Ave.
Pick up a few true vintage finds by digging through the haphazard racks of clothing, back room extras, and sidewalk furniture array.
parts & labour
1604 S Congress Ave.
A boutique chock full of T-shirts, jewelry, shoes and home decorations in the true Austin spirit from local up and coming designers.
1113 S Congress Ave.
Created as a launching pad for designer owner Jyl Kutsche this tropical-themed boutique has everything from a wall of chocolates to raw silks from abroad.therapyclothing.comwaterloo records
600A North Lamar Blvd.
A staple of Austin music shopping, at Waterloo you can buy and sell new and used music of every genre and catch in-store performances virtually every day of the week.waterloorecords.comtoy joy
2900 Guadalupe St.
Superhero or Saturday morning TV music in the background and every toy and candy from your childhood that you can remember (or had forgotten all about!).toyjoy.commagnolia café south
1920 S Congress Ave.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner available are available any time of day so go ahead and order that Mag Mud melted queso with your morning java!cafemagnolia.comhome slice
1415 S Congress Ave.
Customize your own hand-thrown New York-style thin crust pizza with anything from pepperoni to Kalamata olives and enjoy it in one of the comfy, colorful booths.homeslicepizza.comhey cupcake
the 1600 block of S Congress Ave.
Only in the self-proclaimed “weird” Austin can you get a “Michael Jackson Whipper Snapper” cupcake (chocolate bottom, cream cheese top, with a free injection of whipped cream in the middle) from a roaming cupcake trailer. heycupcakeaustin.comhotel san jose lounge
1316 S Congress Ave.
Grab a cool drink under the stars poolside with all the hippest visitors to Austin.sanjosehotel.com
COMPILED BY BECCA RODRIGUEZ
WORDS BY KELLY BRUCE