Don’t Miss the New Digs at These Shops, Showrooms, and Galleries.
It’s a charmed life — as long as you’re good with decisions! Browse over 600 silver, 14-karat gold, gemstone, and diamond charms. Pandora’s bracelets, earrings, rings, and pendants will pull any look together.
73-399 El Paseo, Suite 104. 760-340-1107;
KBC BY BENJAMIN SULLIVAN
In its move from Palm Springs, this showroom for every room has expanded to 7,000 square feet. Discover the latest trends in tile, flooring, stone, hardware, lighting, cabinets, appliances, and plumbing fixtures in a tantalizing array of high-end finishes.
73-790 El Paseo. 760-864-8522;
RAPPORT INTERNATIONAL FURNITURE
A collaboration with high-end automotive is all the rage at the new Rapport International Furniture showroom on El Paseo. Those who live life in the driver’s seat will want to take a spin through the 3,000-squarefoot space filled with exclusive furniture collections created in collaboration with three automotive legends: Mercedes-Benz, Aston Martin, and Lamborghini. Look for streamlined design, aerodynamic influences, and racy materials from carbon fiber to Kevlar. An industry leader in Southern California for over 70 years, Rapport also presents its exclusive Natuzzi Italia Harmony Maker Gallery filled with leathers and fabrics, wood and stone, lacquers and glass, in a seamless blend of European style.
73-990 El Paseo. 760-568-1500;
A timeless silk scarf serves as inspiration to this young visionary who designs original prints for her sexy dresses, retro scarves, jewelry, and home textiles including pillows and wallpaper. Held’s collections might look fashionably familiar. She’s been featured in Vogue UK, Condé Nast Traveler, and Fashion Week El Paseo. Paris Hilton, Beyoncé, Drew Barrymore, and Maria Sharapova are just a few of her clients.
73-080 El Paseo, Suite 2. 760-340-0430;
Offering quality eyewear in timeless designs inspired by the SoCal lifestyle. An on-site optician is available for personal consultations, custom frame fittings, and prescription services.
73-061 El Paseo, Suite 2. 760-568-9333;
PRO FIX JEWELRY AND WATCH REPAIR
No matter the brand, no matter the make, let the pros repair your jewelry and watches. For just $5, they’ll replace any watch battery.
73-200 El Paseo, Suite 3B. 760-360-1500;
THOMAS DEANS FINE ART
Stroll this new gallery for contemporary art, historical works on paper, and selected photography. Established in 1983, Thomas Deans became a leading American specialist in British art on paper from the great age of watercolor, 1750-1860. Its sister location is in Atlanta.
73-655 El Paseo, Suite E. 760-797-7424;
A Palm Desert favorite among art collectors for 30 years, CODA has moved two blocks east to a spectacular new home.
73-400 El Paseo. 760-346-4661;
J. WILLOTT GALLERY
Celebrating a decade of artful living on El Paseo, J. Willott Gallery has given its clients and internationally accomplished artists a big, beautiful new space. The contemporary gallery boasts an impressive roster of showcased talent including Theodore Waddell, Richard Jolley, Dean Mitchell, Julie Speidel, John Evans, Michael Chapman, Michael Schultheis, and Garo Antreasian.
73-300 El Paseo. 760-568-3180;
The first major hotel to be built on El Paseo plans to open its doors in October 2017. With 152 rooms and a spa, the four-star Hotel Paseo on Larkspur will be part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. If you are determined to shop ’til you drop, at least you can follow it up with a hot stone massage and 24-hour room service.