Let’s go shopping! 4 Palm Springs spots to thrift for fem fits

Palm Springs is synonymous with heat. Anyone that’s visited the desert city knows that the scorching temperatures make it the perfect retreat. However, people don’t visit just to relax – vintage and thrift shopping is another major attraction in this desert oasis.

I first fell in love with Palm Springs as a child. Growing up in Los Angeles, my family would make summer trips to the city to soak in the sun and bake by the pool. My mom is the one who introduced me to the fashion scene of Palm Springs. She loves a good outfit almost as much as she loves a good deal.

Palm Springs is unique in that its thrift culture is steeped in brand names and vintage aesthetics. There are pieces in this city you would have a hard time getting anywhere else. You have to take advantage of the thrift scene when visiting or I promise you’ll be sorry.

Because the city is home to a thriving community of vintage boutiques, it can be hard to navigate it all. Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite and trendiest thrift and vintage shopping destinations.


Located in Palm Desert, just a half-hour drive from Palm Springs lies Thriftology. The inconspicuous outside is contrasted by the colors and textures that make up the clothes inside. Funky dresses, heavy, beaded jewelry, and fabulous patterns find their home here. That is until someone buys them.

The store’s owner, who’s known as The Dutchess, and her employees curate everything. They understand desert fashion like no one else. Their vintage clothing ranges from Coachella-worthy fringed two-pieces to floral-printed flowy dresses.

Palm Desert


For unique, bejeweled queens


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