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How to Shop Small in the Heart of Paso Robles
Saturday, November 17, 2018
It’s clear that wine flows through the veins of Paso Robles, but it’s the downtown square that gives us our heart. What makes up the heart are the multitudes of boutique retail shops, restaurants, and tasting rooms. This medley of businesses embodies the “shop small” ideal and we encourage visitors to take a stroll downtown during their visit this holiday season and check a few people off their list.
If you are not sure where to start, we have created a list for all those “hard to shop for” types:
Wine Country Fashionista
For those on your list who want to show up in style during their next visit to Paso, Bijou On The Park is the spot to get them suited up. The selection of clothing offers a balance of current and classic pieces along with the accessories to complement the look. If you are unsure of what to select, ask Camilla the shop owner, and she can ensure you pick out a flawless gift.
BONUS: They sell baby clothes too!
The Vintage Vanguard
A one-of-a-kind stop for those one-of-a-kind people! Relics Antique Mall consists of over 4,000+ square feet of antiques and vintage faire. With everything from furniture, fine china, and cowboy keepsakes, the more you search the more treasure you will find.
BONUS: They have the best record selection in Paso!
The Epicurean Delight
Add some flavor to your holiday gifting at Spice of Life. This epicurean paradise has every tasty spice, specially tea, or cookbook to please even the pickiest of palates. Let Lori the Spice of Life proprietor know what cuisine the foodies on your list like and she can guide you to the perfect spice.
BONUS: With such a great gift, you will probably get a post-holiday invite for dinner!
The Person Who Has Everything
There is always that one person that has the latest gadgets or sports the newest trends, luckily we have a simple solution for the conundrum: SOCKS! Yes socks. Sole Tree boasts a “Wall of Socks” six feet high. The perfectly personalized gift for those who have it all.
BONUS: With the money you save keeping the gifts simple, you can get a pair of “soles” for yourself!!
There are many more shops to explore and we encourage you to create your own list! Shop Small is not a movement just for the holidays, it is a way of life visitors to Paso Robles can experience anytime of year.
PRO TIP: Once your shopping is complete pop into a local restaurant or tasting room to take a load off while keeping the shop small spirit alive.