A display of cheeky gifts at Just Fabulous in Palm Springs.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY DANIELA STALLINGER
Just Fabulous: On the border of downtown Palm Springs and the Uptown Design District, a playful selection of fun finds — from behemoth coffee table books to adorable holiday ornaments — appeal to every personality type.
DESERT HOT SPRINGS
Azure Palm Hot Springs Resort and Day Spa Oasis: An oasis of relaxation, this property specializes in boutique luxury. Beyond the spa offerings, restorative cleanses, wellness classes, and mineral water, discover unique gifts and souvenirs at the curated shop and recharge with organic coffee at the on-site café.
Thomas Troy Home: Filled with vintage furnishings and odds and ends collected on owner Thomas Troy’s travels, the shop displays rare collections of retro glassware and vases, California and Italian pottery, vintage lighting, artwork, and other decorative giftables for a well-designed home.
Rancho Relaxo: This cheery, locally owned boutique embodies the modern desert lifestyle with artisan-made items that make perfect hostess gifts. You’ll also find jewelry, accessories, and souvenir-worthy graphic tees.
Kitchen Kitchen: An eclectic extravaganza of cooking gadgets, serveware, and gourmet food items awaits in owner Jan Boydson’s store, which also hosts a diverse array of cooking classes taught by chefs.
Lulu’s Fine Home & Fashion Accessories: Since opening in 2010 as a home goods store, this thoughtfully stocked shop has expanded with the addition of funky apparel and jewelry. Here you’ll find a selection of hostess gifts and accessories for any occasion.
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino: At Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, you can have it all: a day on the golf course followed by a swim, a fancy steak dinner at The Bistro, and a signature hot fudge sundae at Lique. Before you head home, visit Splurge, where you can spend your casino winnings on a memento to commemorate the trip.