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Menswear Shopping Favorites in Palm Springs

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If your idea of the perfect getaway includes a little retail therapy, you’re in luck! Palm Springs is a great place to shop for menswear, and some of the city’s best clothing boutiques are located within walking distance of Descanso Resort (or just minutes away by car). Whether you’re looking to score a breezy linen shirt, vintage designer duds, or a flirty pair of short shorts, these are our favorite places to shop for men’s clothes in Palm Springs.

Towne Palm Springs

1345 N Palm Canyon Drive

Located inside The Shops at 1345 in a reimagined E. Stewart Williams modernist office building, Towne Palm Springs is a quick 5-minute walk from Descanso. Towne carries a top-notch selection of classic swim shorts, soft terry shirts, lightweight linen jackets, tempting fragrances, and a few enticing vintage items thrown in for good measure. LGBTQ owned and operated.

Seaplane

1009 N Palm Canyon Drive

Walk a few minutes further towards downtown and you’ll come across Seaplane. Based in Palm Springs, Seaplane’s festive shirts are sewn in small batches in the USA from hand-picked fabric remnants. Some prints are made into as few as a dozen pieces, and each piece carries its name and unique serial number in a digitally printed tag. LGBTQ owned and operated.

Mr. Turk 

891 N Palm Canyon Drive

Continue walking another block, crossing El Alameda, and you can’t miss Mr. Turk and the flagship Trina Turk boutique. Housed in a glass-walled building designed by Albert Frey, the vibe at Mr. Turk is all about celebrating California’s swimming pool and cocktail culture in style. This is the place to find vividly patterned pants and blazers, textured knit polos, sunny cropped trousers, and swimwear in vintage-inspired prints for those boujie times when you want to feel like you just stepped out of a Slim Aaron’s photograph.

Wil Stiles

875 N Palm Canyon Drive

Right next to Mr. Turk, this midcentury mod-influenced boutique features art, sunglasses, bicycles, and a chic selection of clothing for men and women. The star of the show is Wil & Molly’s inhouse line of colorful and smartly tailored short-sleeved shirts for men, designed in Palm Springs and produced in limited quantities in Istanbul.

R & R Menswear

333 N Palm Canyon Drive

Inside this unassuming two-story shop you’ll find top-notch customer service, plus Palm Spring’s best selection of sportswear, active wear, shoes and accessories. Brands include Ben Sherman, Scotch & Soda, Penguin, Quicksilver and Speedo. A local favorite since 1982, no website.

Frank Clothiers

272 N Palm Canyon Drive

This bright little storefront carries an eclectic selection of well-made sportswear for all pronouns and all occasions, including brands that are focused on sustainability in fashion like DL1961 and Panareha.

Benjamin Perdereau

184 N Palm Canyon Drive

Here you’ll find casually elegant French linen shirts and shorts, preppy chinos, and buttery soft nubuck driving mocs, all available in a dreamy rainbow of colors and imported from Saint-Tropez. Design aficionados will love the Pantone Colour Swatch shirts.

Mitchells Palm Springs

106 S Indian Canyon Drive

Wonderfully curated selection of chic and iconic vintage clothing from the 1970s to the 1990s, plus some new designer pieces. Gucci, Paco Rabanne, Pucci, Vuitton, Versace … you never know what you’ll find at Mitchells, but it’s sure to be fabulous.

Division Menswear

210 E Arenas Road

This popular shop in the Arenas district carries a large variety of colorful resort wear, swim wear and workout gear. Favorites include brightly patterned jersey knit shirts and short shorts from ST33LE Brand, and of course the sexy undies from Jack Adams USA. They also carry a sassy selection of graphic tees from Ruff Riders and Ajaxx63. LGBTQ owned & operated.

Bear Wear 

319 E Arenas Road

Swim wear, shorts, fun t-shirts, and hard-to-find underwear in an extended range of sizes for big, tall, small, and all. Plus, bonus points for a selection of cock rings and accessories. No matter what your size, you’re sure to find something delightful at this bear emporium. Hit it on Friday afternoon, then cross the street for bear happy hour. LGBTQ owned and operated.