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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Posted By: Barbara Beckley April 24, 2015
Just in time for The White Party – and beyond -- Destination PSP, an upscale retailer specializing in desert-event merchandize, has introduced an exclusive new Palm Springs-themed menswear swimwear collection. The White Party, the largest gay dance music festival weekend in the world -- famous for pool parties and white attire -- is happening now, April 24 to 27, 2015, throughout Palm Springs.
- Posted By: Barbara Beckley March 13, 2015
Palm Springs and the South of France – c’est magnifique. It’s a match made in retail heaven. Shopping just doesn’t get any better than this!! Francophiles – and all stylish shoppers – rejoice and make a bee line for the fabulous new Best of Saint Tropez boutique (www.french-accents.net) on North Palm Canyon Drive in the Uptown Design District.
- Posted By: Barbara Beckley January 12, 2015
Just when you thought Palm Springs’ shopping couldn’t be any more chic, hip and fun – design sensation has splashed onto the scene with a trendy array of desert-inspired merchandise.