Desert Hills Premium Outlets Expansion

currently crushing, desert hills premium outlets vip shopping loungeThis past Saturday I took part in a fun blogger shopping excursion to the Desert Hills Premium Outlets in Palm Springs to celebrate the opening of a 50-store expansion that includes the first ever Alexander McQueen outlet in the United States.  Our day started by meeting up in Hollywood where we were shuttled in style out to Desert Hills, also known as the mecca of West Coast outlet shopping…



currently crushing, stilt walkers, desert hills premium outlets expansionWe were greeted with VIP shopper bags, a map of the new shopping area, lots of coupons and then set free to explore the stores for a few hours before lunch.  In addition to the Alexander McQueen outlet, this new wing includes Belstaff (also the first in the US), Alice + Olivia, Helmut Lang, CH Carolina Herrera, La Perla, Wolford, Max Mara plus all of the other favorites at Desert Hills including Diane Von Furstenberg, Jimmy Choo, Mulberry, Prada and so many more.

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currently crushing, kate spade outlet dessert hills premium outletsI wanted just about everything in the BCBG outlet – which also had a large selection of Herve Leger – and I had every intention of trying on that yellow/cream/navy dress but then got caught up in other stores and never made it back in there.  I need to plan another trek to the desert to try it on:

currently crushing, bcbg outlet, desert hills premium outletsThis excursion combined a bunch of my favorite things: a road trip, designer clothes, great deals, lunch, shopping and girl time with my blogger friends – definitely a great way to spend a Saturday!

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