The shortlist: Shopping Destination of the Year

The shortlist for Time Out's Love Shanghai Awards 2016

We love Shanghai. And with top-notch cocktail bars, off-the-hook restaurants and fabulous nights out hitting the tiles, how could you not? Here's this year's shortlist, with nominees hand-picked by our editors, for the Time Out Love Shanghai Awards 2016. Want to spread the love? Click here to vote for your city favourites – shortlisted or not!

The shortlist

Florentia Village Outlet Mall

Shanghai's first Italian luxury outlet mall, complete with gondolas, fountains, squares and bridges. The mall is home to 200 brands, including Versace, Armani, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors and Swarovsky, offering discounts of up to 70 per cent of their products.

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Lane 58 Zhuoyao Lu

Joy City

The circular mall has ten floors of shops and restaurants (and a KTV venue), arranged by themes such as ‘Artist Icon’ and ‘Hipster’ with fitting shops around the edge. The third floor and up are open plan and flooded with natural light. There are the usual suspects – HM, Mango, Sephora, MAC, ...

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166 Xizang Bei Lu

Kerry Parkside

Right at the end of the Pudong stretch of line seven, the Kerry Parkside shopping centre – located next to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre and the Kerry Hotel – draws in the crowds thanks to its food court. Spread across three floors, the mall caters for all taste buds – from ...

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1378 Huamu Lu

Réel Shanghai

Conveniently located just steps away from the Jingan Temple metro stop, the Réel Mall is the place to go for expensive upscale designers including Alexander McQueen, Lanvin and Stella McCartney. The mall itself is immaculate, perhaps due to empty storefronts and a lack of patrons, but signs ...

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1601 Nanjing Xi Lu

Xintiandi Style

A mix of Asian design talent (Uma Wang, Even Penniless, The Thing) on the upper floor and the usual mid-range suspects on the lower two: Calvin Klein, Vans, bread n butter. Playful Japanese lingerie chain Peaches John, whose first mainland outlet is here. The space is an elongated mega ...

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245 Madang Lu

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