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- Before heading into Palm Springs, we had to hit up Desert Hills Premium Outlets in Cabazon (48400 Seminole Drive). There we explored (and scored) at the epic AllSaints outlet, where tons of minimalist-cool looks were going for under $100. Th
- Over at Helmut Lang, everything in the store was marked down 30% off retail. There was an additional 40% off rack in the back, too. We like that the outlets here mirror the aesthetic of each brand's regular retail boutique.
- Here's Marta scanning the racks for the perfect blazer.
- Speaking of blazers, Jenny scored a timeless black style for a fraction of the price.
- Yes, people. A Saint Laurent outlet EXISTS. Nearly everything in-store was 30% off, which is still pretty pricey, but we'll take it.
- Bonus: All shoes were 50% off.
- We also made a stop at the highly-anticipated Rag & Bone outlet, but were a bit bummed that markdowns were only 25-30% o
- Progress on that exciting Sandro outlet, opening this fall!
- And Maje!
- Once we arrived in PS, we had to visit the Queen of Palm Springs style Trina Turks's colorful flagship boutique (891
- Trina made sure that a tasting of her collab with Cali winery Clos du Bois was waiting for us, along with macarons in every color of the rai
- A quick 15-minute drive from Trina Turk led us to Caroldean's Resale Therapy (67800 East Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City), aka the holy grail of vintage shopping in the desert. Can you tell we're excited?
- The spacious store was stacked with pre-loved designer items from Escada, Gucci, Pucci, St. John, Chanel, Manolo Blahnik and many more.
- Spotted: Chanel slippers, bottom row.
- Caroldean Ross is pretty much a California legend. She was raised in Claremont and graduated from FIDM in DTLA in 1982. After school, she worked with Laise Adzer on Rodeo Drive as a wholesale buyer and design consultant. Caroldean opened Resale Therapy in
- After picking her brain on all things vintage, we couldn't resist nabbing a shot with the Caroldean. She's just the coolest.
- One of Jenny's Resale Therapy scores was this flawless St. John mini backpack for $100.
- Last stop on our shopping list: the mid-century modern mecca known as Revivals (611 South Palm Canyon Drive).
- While Revivals was brimming with secondhand apparel and accessories, we were most enchanted with the shop's incredible selection of home furnishings. There were tons of large items—like this must-have floating table—going for $100 to $300. Not
- After our retail adventures, we made our way to Colony Palms Hotel (572 North Indian Canyon Drive) for a little R&R. [Photo via
- We could get used to this. [Photo via]
- A mouth-watering lunch was served in the hotel's popular Purple Palm restaurant and bar. We definitely know where we're staying come Coachella time.
- Time for dinner! Jenny is wearing a Harlyn romper, Marta is wearing a Rag & Bone dress, and both Natalie and Taye are wearing
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In addition to hosting Coachella's coolest parties and offering picturesque staycation accommodations, Palm Springs is also a goldmine for vintage, consignment and outlet shopping. For this very reason, we selected to travel to this popular desert oasis for our first-ever Racked Road Trip—a new feature where we hit an outside-of-LA shopping destination with a handful of top bloggers, documenting it all for you.
Along with yours truly, last week's Palm Springs jaunt was joined by Italian blogstar Marta Pozzan of It's Super Fashion, festival stylesetter Jenny Bernheim of Margo and Me, and body art fan Taye Hansberry of Stuff She Likes. Check out some snaps from our trip below and jot down our itinerary for your next PS getaway.