The only thing better than shopping in Santa Barbara is... Christmas shopping in Santa Barbara! This sunny beach town is Santa's idea of paradise, packed with independent boutiques and small shops stocked with unique items for every budget and inclination.
Let's run through just a few of the million potential gifting scenarios:
Your niece - Treat your rosy-cheeked niece to a giant stuffed bear or fun science kit from Kernohan's Toys, Santa Barbara's oldest toy shop.
Your mom - Go to Plum Goods to find your mom a gift that's as lovely as she is. Packed to the brim with works by local artists, handcrafted jewelry, plush home goods, sweet cards and so much more.
Your boss - Get your boss the gift of heart health this holiday season in the form of a nice bottle of red wine. Les Marchands has vintages that will impress even the pickiest of palettes.
Your special someone - Surprise the love of your life with something silky from A Tropical Affair, Santa Barbara's finest lingerie boutique. Choose a cashmere robe, luxurious pajamas or a lacy set and have the staff gift wrap it for you.
See how easy it is to find something for everyone when you do your Christmas shopping in Santa Barbara? Make your list, grab your wallet and get going!