Superlative Shopping

Superlative Shopping
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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.

Spotlight on Destination PSP

  • Posted By: February 07, 2019

By Barbara Beckley

Some ideas are simply brilliant. The light bulb. The cell phone. Destination PSP. 

No kidding. Since Jeffrey Bernstein founded Destination PSP in 2012, the store has revolutionized souvenir shopping in Palm Springs and throughout the Coachella Valley. 

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Spotlight on the Charming Vintage Shop Dazzles

  • Posted By: December 27, 2018

By Barbara Beckley

It should come as no surprise that Mike Sauls was born in New Orleans – given the cheery “Hi there!  How are you doing today,” he says to everyone who enters his vintage wonderland.

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Meet Brandon Hoskins and Stephen Wilson of Towne Palm Springs

  • Posted By: November 30, 2018

By Barbara Beckley

“We’re men about towne,” Brandon Hoskins says with a twinkle in his eye. That’s how he likes to describe himself and his partner Stephen Wilson. And so they are – as interior designers and co-owners of one of Palm Springs’ premiere interior décor boutiques, frequented by locals, visitors and fellow interior designers from LA to Paris.

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A Downtown Made for Strolling

  • Posted By: August 23, 2018

By Lydia Kremer

 

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VillageFest is the Street Fair You Need

  • Posted By: July 24, 2018

By Kevin Perry

The workday is over. The weekenders haven’t arrived (yet). The sun is falling behind the San Jacinto mountains and the evening lights begin to glitter.

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Shopping at Gallery 24 Jewelry

  • Posted By: July 09, 2018

By Barbara Beckley

Pea pods. Cherries. Legumes. No these aren’t foods. These are gorgeous necklaces and brooches-- hand made in Paris! I’m in one of the desert’s most elite boutiques – Gallery 24 Jewelry – where the rich and famous really do buy their costume jewelry.  

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Palm Springs Uptown Vintage Shopping

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley February 16, 2018

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

By Barbara Beckley

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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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