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Trendy. Eclectic. Walkable. Palm Springs is a treasure hunter paradise. Tucked along palm tree lined streets is a wonderful assortment of fashion and crafts boutiques, galleries, artist studios and vintage valuables. Many cafes and restaurants are squeezed between to allow you to rest your feet for a bite, latte or martini.

Palm Springs Uptown Vintage Shopping

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley February 16, 2018

First in a two-part series: The Uptown Design District

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New Shopping, Dining & Sight-seeing

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley January 22, 2018

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Forget about the congestion and traffic of most tourist destinations – you’ve arrived in sunny Palm Springs. Anchored by the celebrity hip The Rowan hotel, Palm Canyon Drive is the new pedestrian hot spot – perfect for an afternoon stroll of shopping, dining and sight-seeing.

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Just Fabulous Celebrates 10 Glorious Years of Retail Bliss -- as Only Palm Springs Can

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley April 17, 2017

Champagne, music, dancing, over-the-top entertainment -- Just Fabulous (www.bjustfabulous.com) – Palm Springs’ go-to boutique for everything “oh so Palm Springs” – celebrated 10 years of retail bliss on April 8, 2017. And the party was, of course, fabulous.

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The Sky's the Limit -- at the Palm Springs Air Museum Gift Shop

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley March 06, 2017

Want to get your pilot’s wings?  No need for lessons. Just step inside the gift shop at the Palm Springs Air Museum (www.palmspringsairmuseum.org). Choose from hundreds of authentic-looking pilots’ wings pins ranging from commercial airlines to military.

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Shopping at Palm Springs Attractions

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley June 13, 2016

Surprise! Palm Springs most famous attraction --- the celebrated Palm Springs Aerial Tramway – is also a treasure trove of shopping opportunities.

Two great gift shops – one at the Valley Station (the mountain base where you buy your tickets) and one at the sky high Mountain Station two and a half miles above the valley floor – are packed with fabulous finds for everyone including celebrities.

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Easter is Sweet in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley March 15, 2016

Easter baskets in Palm Springs? You bet. Chocolate bunnies, sugar chicks, hand-crafted toffee and salt water taffy by the thousands ensure that your Palm Springs Easter vacation is sweet, sweet, sweet.

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WHO'S NEXT Retail Store Brings Exclusive French Fashion Brands to Palm Springs Posted By: Kathy Condon T

  • Posted By: Kathy Condon January 07, 2016

Whos NextIf you want a sense of the colors that make up Palm Springs, California, you need to walk into Who’s Next directly across from the Kimpton Hotel being built on North Palm Canyon. Benjamin Perdereau lived in Aix Provence in Southern France, and visited his parents often in Palm Springs. 

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Do Your Holiday Shopping at Palm Springs Attractions

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley November 02, 2015

Surprise!  Palm Springs attractions are more than interesting – their stores are the ultimate in gift shopping. So do like the locals, and head to the nearest museum for trend-setting treasures. And of course, remember the golden rule – one for them and one for me. 

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Hooray for Killer Heels!

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley September 02, 2015

Fashionistas rejoice!  It’s a match made in heaven – and only in Palm Springs. Ooh and aah at the must-see exhibit Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, September 5 through December 13, 2015, at the Palm Springs Art Museum – who ever thought of this is a genius -- then paint the town red on a shoe shopping spree. From six-inch stilettos to celebrity favorite Birkenstocks, Palm Springs has the best -- if you know where to look.  

But first a bit about the exhibit. 

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What's Trending in Summer Eyewear? Here's the Latest from the Sunglasses Capital

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley July 23, 2015

Big, bold and glamorous. Vintage movie star cool. This is the look, say the eyewear style-makers in Palm Springs, where round-the-clock pool party chic makes stylish shades a way of life.

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