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11 Coachella Valley Shops We Love for a Spring Wardrobe Refresh

Pick Out the Perfect Sundress and Sandals at These Stylish Desert Shops!

The Earth is finally getting closer to the sun, and spring fashion is in full bloom with bright palettes, bold patterns and so many florals it’ll make you dizzy (in a good way!). To help get you ready to welcome warmer weather, we’ve rounded up the best places to refresh your wardrobe in the desert. Greater Palm Springs has all the cutest shops for a springtime fit, and we’re spilling the tea on the best local gems to grab unique pieces you’ll wear on repeat. As your social calendar starts to fill, your closet should too, and we’re happy to help you hone your springtime look. where to go shopping in greater palm springs

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Mimi & Rae

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This stylish boutique is just as adorable as its name suggests! When you’re ready to trade the puffer vests and winter coats for tank tops and maxi dresses, Mimi & Rae in Old Town La Quinta is your new go-to for all things spring. Their styles reflect California’s coastal-chic aesthetic with an added sophisticated flair. Founded by a mother-daughter duo, their sustainable approach to fashion is founded on the principle that your outfits should amplify your confidence, allowing the beauty within each of their customers to shine through.

Location: Old Town La Quinta


Coco Rose


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Combining boho-chic and California casual, Coco Rose in Old Town La Quinta evokes the exotic spirit of Bali within its eclectic clothing line. This stunning boutique is rooted in community, philanthropy and a dedication to preserving its Balinese home culture through the art of fashion. The timeless staple pieces are multi-function and perfect for lounging, running errands or even on a day by the pool. Each of the pieces in this shop was hand-picked by the owners from personal travels to curate a closet reminiscent of a passion for exploration.

Location: Old Town La Quinta, Palm Desert




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Old Town La Quinta’s Roam.e doesn’t cater to a particular style; they cater to a lifestyle—one that’s active and on the go, yet still values an effortless sense of fashion. The result is an authentic and relatable brand that women from all walks of life can identify with. From chic and cozy loungewear to denim staples, they offer wardrobe pieces that will have you feeling comfy yet styled all at the same time. Trendy, miscellaneous items like yoga blocks and straps, statement jewelry and artisan home goods create a well-rounded and thoughtfully curated boutique that caters to a holistic lifestyle.

Location: Old Town La Quinta



Market Market

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Market Market might be best described as a creative’s happy place, a perfectly haphazard mish-mash of clothing, accessories, plants, housewares, furniture—you name it! The eclectic emporium boasts over 4,000 square feet of vendors selling everything from fine vintage and repurposed artistic designs. Together, the market space is part of a new emerging style of shopping that embraces the old while repurposing. Founded with the mission of reducing disposable living, Market Market‘s hope is to breathe new life into timeless pieces.

Location: Palm Springs



Mojave Flea Trading Post

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Mojave Flea Trading Post is a treasure chest of artisan craftsmanship from creatives across Joshua Tree, the Coachella Valley and beyond. This trendy outpost has two locations, delivering spring essentials to the Palm Springs and Yucca Valley communities. Whether you’re looking for some vintage apparel, funky accessories or a few art pieces for your home, this marketplace has it all. With over 10,000 square feet of space, you’ll be hard-pressed not to spend your entire month’s budget all in one place.

Locations: Palm Springs, Yucca Valley


Elizabeth & Prince

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Elizabeth & Prince has the wardrobe pieces for the inspired wanderers and seekers that want to look like they just stepped off an indie record photo shoot. Inspired by The Big Apple, owners Shawn and Analisa Holoubek have carefully curated an incredible shopping experience with clean lines and a modern edge. They carry quality essential pieces that belong in every closet, such as a classic white button-up or a vintage band tee, and those key elements that give your style some desert soul. Stop by their location in Old Town La Quinta, and be sure to hit some of the center’s other boutiques while you’re there.

Locations: Old Town La Quinta, Palm Desert, Palm Springs


Hi-Desert Daydream

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For the artist, maker and dreamer inside all of us is Hi-Desert Daydream—a collective space where creators and vendors can come together to deliver the epitome of desert-style fashion. Whether you’re looking for a festival look or something more casual, this boutique has you covered. You can find apparel from 39 Fox, Hound & Fox, Roaming Travelers and more! You’ll love browsing the shop and finding versatile vintage pieces like dresses, tees and hats that will help create your new capsule wardrobe.

Location: Twentynine Palms 

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Candice Held

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Candice Held is a seasoned designer with an impressive client list that includes Beyonce, Paris Hilton and Britney Spears. Her clothes are sure to make anyone feel like a celebrity, and she designs all her original prints for the textiles and patterns of her clothing, which are available at her flagship store in Palm Springs. Bold patterns and bright color choices give her brand a lively personality that will add a pep to anyone’s step after they walk into her cheerful shop. 

Location: Palm Springs


Rancho Relaxo

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Rancho Relaxo in Rancho Mirage (and now in Palm Desert) is one of those unique boutiques that fully encompasses the vibe of desert living. It’s modern but not stuffy; fun without being kitschy. The vibrant clothing will call you in from the street, and you’ll find an eclectic variety of goods, from men’s and women’s clothing to home decor. Owner Stella Adena stocks brands from local creators, luxury designers and some of her own beloved designs. Be sure to pick up one of her iconic roadrunner tees! 

Locations: Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert


Thick as Thieves

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Thick as Thieves is a boho dream come true with cactus and macrame welcoming guests to peruse the boutique to find vintage apparel and accessories they didn’t know they needed. We recommend picking up a pair of woven flats and a desert hat to mix into your regular rotation—great for brunching on warm spring mornings and keeping you cool as those temps start to rise. You can also find some graphic tees that’ll have you dripping in Southern California cool year-round.

Location: Palm Springs


The Frippery 

The Frippery in Palm Springs will dress you in frocks ready to chill by the pool while sipping cocktails or during a spiritual journey in Joshua Tree. Many of the items are one-of-one vintage finds, but plenty of caftans in endless patterns and colors will fit any size and every personality. The airy and whimsical silhouette is easy to dress up or down, making it a perfect fit for an occasion. The best part: they’re flattering on everyone!

Location: Palm Springs

Lauren McCarran is a freelance writer specializing in content creation for media outlets. Her work with numerous publications and brands has helped her develop a unique and engaging writing style. Lauren loves to keep a finger on the ever pulsating world of pop-culture while staying in the know of the latest trends and happenings.




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