12.12.2015

SHOPPING SANTA FE STYLE- CHASING FAVORITES!



This gallery/boutique is full of charming surprises all created by local
artisans. Located across from TUNE-UP CAFE, it's the perfect
meander before or after a lovely meal.



The iron computer mouse is amazing...great paper weight.





1114 Hickox Street - Santa Fe






"A New Way of Seeing Art and Design"


A friend gave me this lovely gift - a beautiful and luxuriant scrub - and I immediately made a beeline for this gallery space - a collaborative artspace offering contemporary sculpture and painting, vintage artifacts, and unique home decor. 






1114A Hickox Street - across from Tune-Up-
Next to Santa Fe Collective

OPEN HOUSE - SUNDAY, DEC 13 beginning @ noon

505.954.1705




For the elegant sweet tooth and aficionados of gorgeous packaging...


Hand-beaded...amazing...



125 E. Palace Avenue - just inside Sena Plaza


Just next door to Todos Santos - Sena Plaza




These lovely sea salt bags are hand-embroidered and so charming!



    Single Malt Scotch & Bourbon Toothpicks...brilliant!!!

Perfect stocking stuffers...

And so much more...

P. 505.983.2411


Now, head over to La Fonda on the Plaza - just around the corner
from Sena Plaza - for two of my favorite spots to shop. And once inside,
do stop to enjoy the most gorgeous fireplace in town!



If you have ever walked through this historic hotel, then you know that there are two THINGS FINER shops and they have the most wonderful large window display that is a must-see this holiday season...




These are sensational...


Mermaid necklace (rt) is extraordinary...


Hand-painted stationary...




100 E. San Francisco - inside La Fonda
P. 505.983.5552



And before you leave the hotel, nip into this wonderful
 boutique and try this on!!!!



100 E. San Francisco Street

505.984.2828


Now, off to the rail yard district and some of my favorite shopping stops across from Jean Cocteau Theatre on Montezuma Ave.






This magical shop is filled with Christmas/Holiday wonders...









328 S. Guadalupe St.  across from Jean Cocteau Theatre 

T. 505.988.2420


Next door you'll find great makeup
 tips and products...



Bobby is also a professional make up artist and recently invited me to  capture a photoshoot being made in her shop for a Clinique advertising campaign.  Here's a peek...






Isn't she beautiful? 
 A recent graduate of St. John's College - Santa Fe


International Photographer


BOBBY'S

P. 505.982.1645



And next door to Bobby's is this great contemporay gallery  where I spotted these by Santa Fe Artist - Don Kennell


Perfect for a sit after a long day of shopping...



Montezuma Ave  - Santa Fe
505.989.9330


Next stop...


Santa Fe's BEST weekend flea market. 
At the Railyard - across from Farmers Market...watch for signs.


I just bought this smashing velvet coat!






Fabulous faces!!!!





EL MUSEO @ THE RAILYARD
WEEKENDS


An international shopping experience in the heart of Santa Fe. 
Thirty-six galleries of Tribal & Folk Art, Textiles, Antiques,
 Books, Clothing, and Jewelry. 










DeVargas  Center - 163 Paseo de Peralta


505.989.7667



My favorite consignment shop. Here's what I found when
I stopped by yesterday. Perfect for the holidays!





HOLIDAY PARTY
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18TH 4-6PM
333 MONTEZUMA AVE. 
505.982.7877



And this won't fit into a Christmas stocking, but it would
look splendid in any bedroom...

HAND-PAINTED LA FONDA STYLE BEDS BY ANNE WINKLER




505.231.8374




You never know what you're going to find at Trader Joes. The other day I ran into the owner of this gorgeous shop and she was a walking
advertisement for the magnificent silver jewelry you'll find in her boutique. Of course I snapped a picture...


900 W. San Mateo Road - Santa Fe
Inside TESOROS FINE CONSIGNMENT.
505.670.5364


AND...MY PERPETUAL FAVORITE..


AKA...SANTA FE SCARF CO. RICH HIPPY CHICK





DURING DECEMBER @ EL MUSEO CULTURAL MARKET
@ RAILYARD OR BY APPT. 
505.770.2348
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YOU'RE INVITED

If you're in Santa Fe, tomorrow December 13th head on down to Blue Rain Gallery - Lincoln Avenue  4-7pm for this great silent auction with over 150 artists' 6x6 work. It's the best party in town
 and a great cause.





THREE  BOWLS 
6X6 PHOTO/ENCAUSTIC ON WOOD PANEL
 by C. WHITNEY-WARD
AKA CHASING SANTA FE

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2 comments:

  1. Fabulous post. So many ideas for gift shopping!

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  2. Cynthia,

    OMG what a great post ... you know me I never get out and about you have given me some amazing stores to pop in and see. AND thanks for including me on this amazing post... Thanks for your continued support and Love .... <3 <3 <3

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