Millions of shoppers have visited Fashion Outlets of Chicago since this luxury retail shopping center opened in 2013. Located conveniently near O’Hare International Airport in Rosemont, Ill., Fashion Outlets of Chicago offers shoppers more than 130 designer outlets spread throughout a 530,000 square-foot, two-level indoor shopping center. While shopping, visitors can enjoy an impressive contemporary art collection, high-end amenities and freshly updated common area seating spaces. The one-of-a-kind upscale outlet property redefines and elevates the outlet shopping experience, making it a must-see Chicagoland destination.
Fashion Outlets of Chicago offers its shoppers a wide array of retailers. Anchor stores include Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store, Forever 21, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Nordstrom Rack and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH. The shopping center is also home to and world-class luxury brands such as Prada, Gucci, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Banana Republic, J.Crew, Nike, Swarovski and more. Many of the retailers available at Fashion Outlets of Chicago are unique to the Chicago area including AllSaints, Barneys New York Warehouse, Burberry, Chico’s, DVF, Gucci, Joe’s Jeans, Kipling, Moncler, Prada, Tory Burch and vineyard vines.
While the shopping is definitely an attraction on its own, this shopping center places a special focus on providing its visitors with a redefined shopping experience.
“We want our guests to visit Fashion Outlets not only for the incredible shopping and savings, but also for the unique experience,” said Katie L. Walsh, Senior Marketing Manager. “This center’s acclaimed art collection, customer amenities and impressive lineup of brands easily transform the typical expectations associated with outlet shopping into an extraordinary experience. This is certainly a unique, trophy property in one of the nation’s top visitor markets.”
Convenient and easily accessible location
Located minutes from O’Hare International Airport and Chicagoland’s major highways, Fashion Outlets is easily accessible from the city and the suburbs. Fashion Outlets of Chicago offers free parking inside an indoor, seven-level “smart” parking garage where red or green lights above each parking space indicate availability for drivers to easily find a parking space. For visitors taking public transportation, a free “Entertainment Circulator” (Pace route 811) is available at the CTA Blue Line’s Rosemont stop to transport shoppers to and from Fashion Outlets. The circulator also stops at other entertainment destinations in Rosemont, making Fashion Outlets of Chicago a convenient stop on a visitor’s tour of Rosemont’s entertainment offerings.
Stores, dining and amenities for everyone
Families looking to visit Fashion Outlets of Chicago can take full advantage of the incredible savings found at the children’s wing. The center’s family friendly retailers, including the Disney Outlet, Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh and the Gymboree Outlet, are all situated in the same wing on level one. Kiddie rides are also located near the children’s wing inside the shopping center’s food court. To top it off, stroller rentals are available at the center for the shopping family’s convenience.
Additionally, Fashion Outlets of Chicago provides a wide range of amenities to all of its visitors with Concierge Services. Concierge representatives are readily available to answer questions, make restaurant reservations, check coats and assist with visitors’ needs to further enhance their shopping experience. The shopping center also offers guests a “Text Concierge” program, which allows shoppers to text their questions to representatives (by dialing 847-957-4600) and receive a response within two minutes or less.
Shoppers looking to grab a quick snack or meal can visit the food court on level one. The food court offers a wide range of choices including Chicago Burger Company, Chicken Now, China Max, DJ’s Taco Bar, Freshii, Haagen-Dazs, Little Tokyo, Maoz Vegetarian, Sbarro, South Philly Steak and Fries and Wetzel’s Pretzels.
For Chicago visitors traveling through O’Hare airport, Fashion Outlets is a great destination to pass time during a layover. Concierge services is available to hold luggage and print boarding passes at the center. International travelers can take advantage of foreign currency exchange and translation services.
Shoppers can also take advantage of additional savings with Fashion Outlets’ Savings Pass and Shopper Rewards programs. Upon purchase of the Fashion Outlets Savings Pass at Concierge Services for $5, shoppers will receive an activation code to enter on fashionoutletssavings.com via their iPhone or Android. Once activated, the shopper is prompted to add the digital card to their Apple Wallet or Android Pay API account. The Savings Pass can be used for a year and offer shoppers up to $800 in savings at several of the center’s retailers.
Another resource available to all shoppers is the Fashion Outlets’ Shopper Rewards program online at fashionoutletsofchicago.com. Upon signing up and entering a credit or debit card to their account, shoppers can earn $10 in rewards cash every time they spend $250 at Fashion Outlets using their enrolled card. Shoppers can then redeem their rewards cash on their next qualifying purchase at Fashion Outlets.
THE COLLECTION: Where Art Meets Fashion
Fashion Outlets of Chicago merges engaging contemporary art with fashion to bring a new meaning to community art. At the onset of the shopping center’s opening in 2013, Fashion Outlets unveiled a collection of curated site-specific artwork located throughout the shopping center. The contemporary artwork can be found throughout the center’s common areas, including works such as Daniel Arsham’s falling figure relief in a parking garage vestibule and Jen Stark’s psychedelic mural on the bottom sides of an escalator.
In 2016, this artwork acted as the foundation for what is now known as THE COLLECTION: Where Art Meets Fashion. The multifaceted art program provides visitors with the opportunity to access and enjoy contemporary works of art by both emerging and established artists. Components of THE COLLECTION include site specific annual commissions by nationally renowned artists and rotating exhibitions of work by a variety of artists three times each year.
The great savings, impressive contemporary art and unique concierge services have attracted visitors from around the world to the center. In 2014 Fashion Outlets of Chicago was awarded “The Best Factory Outlet Centre” in the World at the international MAPIC awards. The center was also the recipient of the 2014 “U.S. Design and Development Gold” award from the International Council of Shopping Centers.