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7 Boutiques in Joshua Tree That You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

These Unique Shops in the High Desert Are a Must-Visit

When most think of Joshua Tree, the first thing that comes to mind might be the expansive national park or brilliantly starry night skies, but there’s so much more to the Joshua Tree area than meets the eye. As one of Greater Palm Springs’ favorite up-and-coming areas, a number of artsy and adorable boutiques have been springing up in and around JTree. Each has an emphasis on craftsmanshipan aesthetic that fits JT’s vibe to…well…the T! Here are seven of our favorite boutiques in and around the Joshua Tree area that must be a part of your next shopping spree. Cutest Boutiques Joshua Tree


Moon Wind Trading Co

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With wellness, sustainability and accessibility as its pillars, Moon Wind Trading Co is a boutique that lives and breathes the natural desert lifestyle. The shop’s space is carefully and intentionally curated by owners Mieka May and Prescott McCarthy and features artisanal products made from natural and/or repurposed materials. Moon Wind Trading Co offers an array of beautiful apparel, jewelry and home accessories that are sure to uplift your wardrobe and your space. They also offer plenty of crystals, incense and other spiritual items for those looking for something magical.



Roaming Travelers

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Shop brands you know and love and discover new makers when you shop at Roaming Travelers. Drawing inspiration from their favorite travels, owners Andrew and Chelsea Evans founded their boutique as a way to share items that evoked a sense of wonder and a call to adventure. Offering some super-cute items like the Roaming Travelers Signature Scent Candle, swimwear and other apparel, you can certainly feel both the inspiration of wanderlust as well as the homage paid to the distinct style of the high desert.




Hi-Desert Daydream

Looking for a one-stop shop with goods from local makers that you can’t find anywhere else? Ever since Hi-Desert Daydream opened its doors, the shop has been bringing together an incredible community of local artisans under one roof. Serving as a 1,200-square-foot brick and mortar for a number of local vendors, such as Bobo Design Studio, Mojave Moon Apothecary, PAU and more, Hi-Desert Daydream is the product of the collaborative effort of Roaming Travelers founder Chelsea Evans and 39 Fox owner Melisa Tennies.


Cutest Boutiques Joshua Tree

The End

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The End has been a source of truly sublime vintage finds since 2012. Owned by local artist and stylist Kime Buzzelli, The End features a wide range of new and vintage apparel and accessories, including well-loved labels like Rachel Zoe, handmade goods and The End’s own line of bags and tees. When you visit, don’t forget to take a minute and admire the shop’s exterior, which is covered with hand-painted murals by Buzelli and Los Angeles artist Elena Stonaker.




Hoof & The Horn 

Founded and owned by Adam Yuratovac and Jen Michael, Hoof & The Horn is without a doubt one of the coolest hubs for all things high desert. This shop has everything any Joshua Tree aficionado could ever want, from fun headwear and bandanas to art prints and patches. The shop also carries Brixton products and will be offering some supercool vintage finds in the near future. Although their inventory is expansive, it’s easy to see that the boutique’s brand stays strong and true to its desert inspiration.


Joshua Tree Bottle Shop

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What shopping spree is complete without picking up a bottle of something special? No matter your taste or preferences, Joshua Tree Bottle Shop, owned by Ashley Richelson, is sure to introduce you to your new favorite labels. Whether you’re browsing the shelves for wine, spritzers, mezcal or gin, you can be sure that each bottle was selected with purpose and intention. While heading into the shop is our favorite way to peruse, you can always stay in touch with Joshua Tree Bottle Shop on Instagram for tasting events and posts about their latest additions! 




Acme 5 Lifestyle

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Fusing together art, nature, culture and environment, Acme 5 Lifestyle’s Yucca Tree outpost features furniture, decor and plants that all exude the elegant simplicity we’ve come to expect of the high desert. It was created by production designer Anton Goss in 2017 and has since blossomed into its own organic style while still staying true to Goss’ original vision: exploring the range of living environmental design. Want some inspiration? Book a stay at one of Acme 5 Lifestyle’s Yucca Valley Airbnbs.


Cutest Boutiques Joshua Tree

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