Stroll along Palm Desert’s elegant mile-long boulevard and discover a dynamic mix of boutiques and stores featuring distinctive merchandise. The Shops on El Paseo ignites the action on the west end with a block party of elite brands, including Ralph Lauren, St. John, Burberry, James Perse, Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Leggiadro, Soma Intimates, Chico’s, Cos Bar, and Stuart Weitzman, to name a few.
Moving east, sharpen your style with polished procurements from intimate boutiques boasting the finest fashions for men and women. Fe Zandi Haute Couture offers daytime suits, evening wear, and special-occasion fashions with ladies in mind, while gentlemen seek Pompeii’s Men’s Fine Apparel for attire by Corneliani, Paul & Shark, Zanella, Eton, and Bugatchi.
Slow your pace and indulge in el paseo village, boasting lucky brand jeans, Banana Republic, kate spade, Bebe, Juicy Couture, Between The Sheets, Janie And Jack, and the only Apple store in the Coachella Valley.
The next block offers an exquisite outdoor shopping experience at The Gardens on El Paseo. Spend the afternoon perusing world-class merchandise at Saks Fifth Avenue (visit its vastly expanded footwear department and prepare to be amazed), Tiffany & Co., She She, Eileen Fisher, Cole Haan, Tommy Bahama, Coach, Talbots, Anthropologie, and a host
of popular retailers.
Footwear fans flock to Robert’s Fine Shoes, featuring Salvatore Ferragamo, Donald J. Pliner, Taryn Rose, Dana Davis, Icon, and Anyi Lu — plus accessories and designer handbags. Down the block, Plaza Robergé offers delicious Insanity — a ladies boutique where flair is fundamental. Next door, Denise Robergé manufactures her distinctive designs including cabochon-cut colored stones. Celebrate individuality and create your own distinctive look and style at Earth Spirits.
At BB•one, modern sophisticates find hip, functional, and chic sportswear from top labels, including Cop-Copine, Michael Stars, Luna Luz, and others.
Farther east, Escada emerges, known for its coordinated apparel, accessories and fragrance collections for day, weekend, evening, and sport.
Whether you run hot or cold, El Paseo satisfies. Fitness and outdoors enthusiasts can find performance footwear at New Balance. When it’s time to cool off, head to 4 Seasons Swimwear for one-piece Floral Explosion swimsuits and Bing Bang Breeze Skirts by Speedo; stylish pareos; men’s racing jammers; and accessories such as caps, goggles, boards, and flippers. Keep your eyes protected in style at the Optical Shop of Aspen, Spectacular Shades, or Sunglass Hut in The Gardens on El Paseo.
Home chefs salivate over Savory Spice shop, offering more than 400 fresh-ground herbs and spices, 140 hand-blended seasonings, organic selections, and gift sets. Events during season include cooking classes and demonstrations and spice-and-wine pairing events. Stop by and turn your next meal into a delicious culinary creation.