SHOPPING BY THE SEA Augustina’s For the ultimate in wearable art, Augustina’s designer clothing is hand beaded, hand painted, or hand knit. Top designs by Fabrizio Gianni, Missoni, Roberta Scarpa, Kippys and Loro Piana Cashmere. Augustina’s features the largest selection and guarantees the best price in North America of Paula Lishman, the original hand knit fur. Other top fur designers like Zuki, Michael Kors, Zac Posen, and Zandra Rhodes. Augustina’s also features jewelry collections by Leslie Greene, Jude Frances, Rhonda Faber Green, and Peace & Love. Established in 1987. Open daily 10am - 6pm. Located on Ocean Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. (888) LISHMAN
Augustina Leathers Leather is always in style, and no wardrobe is complete without the basics like a fine leather jacket and sleek leather pants from Lyn Leather. For custom designs and tailoring, the in-house design studio creates one-of-a-kind couture for men and women in leather and suede. Exquisite designer purses by Judith Leiber, Jane August, and Kotur; Hats by Charlie Tweddle. Augustina Leathers also carries Northern California’s largest collection of Comstock Heritage buckle sets, make of sterling silver and 14K gold. Established in 1987. Open daily 10am - 6pm. Located on San Carlos & 6th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. (888) 626-6353
The Barnyard Shopping Village A memorable shopping and dining experience awaits you at the Barnyard Shopping Village. Stroll through our fragrant, sun-splashed gardens and charming colorful barns. Discover 8 exceptional award winning international restaurants, offering relaxed indoor and outdoor dining. Over 40 owneroperated boutique shops and galleries blend beautifully to create a shopper’s paradise. Plenty of free parking. Easy access from Highway 1. From Highway 1, take Carmel Valley Road, turn right on Carmel Rancho Boulevard, then right on Carmel Rancho Lane. (831) 624-8886. Visit www.thebarnyard.com for more information.
Cannery Row Shopping on Cannery Row is an ocean-view treasure hunt that invites you to explore over 100 specialty shops and national brands. The variety is boundless and includes fine jewelry, art galleries and studios, gourmet foods and wines, apparel, accessories, and outlet stores. www.canneryrow.com
Carmel Plaza Located on the famous Ocean Avenue, Carmel Plaza emulates a European shopping village in a three-story plaza. Recently completing its renovation, Carmel Plaza offers shoppers an ambiance of lush landscaping, trickling fountains and comfortable seating vignettes. Boasting such retail names as Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Bottega Veneta, Anthropologie and Wilkes Bashford, Carmel Plaza provides a luxury shopping experience to every discerning traveler at over 40 stores. The Concierge Center at Carmel Plaza also offers assistance for travelers with any of their traveling needs. (831) 623-1385 www.carmelplaza.com
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Published on Sep 18, 2008
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