If you’re in Southern California, don’t pass up a chance to visit the fabulous boutiques in San Diego and relax with some retail therapy.
Whether you’re in need of a stunning one-of-a-kind dress or new summer swimwear for those golden Californian sands, here are 5 of the cutest boutiques in San Diego.
While you’re out and about looking for fun things to do in San Diego, be sure to swing by Maven.
It stocks a range of colorfully designed and illustrated tops and shirts to inspire your new summer look. There are also a range of accessories including bags and pendants – as well as shoes.
Or pick something new for the house from Maven’s home range.
Rica Boutique is ideal if you’re looking for that laid-back look. Self-described as wanting to blend surfer-girl with bohemian chic, this store slides right into the SoCal vibe of La Jolla.
Owner Erica Alexander grew up in the neighborhood, before moving to Manhattan and later returning to open her own store among the other reputable boutiques in San Diego.
You’ll find quirky and comfortable new clothes in her store.
Paris and Me
Bring a bit of French elegance into your summer at Paris and Me, where dresses galore await you.
If you need help picking which breathtaking dress to choose, read our guide on the 8 styles you can’t live without. With this in hand, we’re sure you’ll make a good pick.
For something more casual, it also has a dedicated denim selection.
Frock You Vintage
For 15 years Frock You Vintage has sat just north of Balboa Park, supplying clothes, shoes, and accessories sourced mostly from between the 1920s and 1980s.
You’re bound to find something unique here, whether it’s a new shirt, jewelry or accessories. And it’s interesting to think about where the clothes came from – who wore that top back in 1930?
Mimi & Red
Mimi & Red sells high-end clothing at reasonable prices. On-trend rompers and jumpsuits are on sale next to more traditional dresses, so whatever look you like – there are plenty of choices.
Be sure to check out its cool range of sunglasses (‘sunnies’ in Cali lingo).
There are pink and orange tinted lenses on show, as well as funky hexagonal frames and cool aviator-style glasses. Most are very affordable – but there are a few more luxurious options if you’d like to treat yourself.
If you need a hint on what to choose, check out its look books. These offer an insight into how the catalog looks when worn out and about.
Other Boutiques in San Diego
Naming only 5 boutiques in San Diego doesn’t feel entirely fair, as there are loads more gorgeous shops selling beautifully unique wares. Find out what’s hot right now and go seek it out.
Once you’ve shopped ’til you’ve dropped, why not use our helpful beauty advice to get you looking your best, throw on that new dress and hit the town?
Get exploring and leave us a comment to let us know about your discoveries!