Shop Santa Barbara Like A Local With These Tips From Bag Designer Kendall Conrad
I always find my favorite labels--like Isabel Marant and Vanessa Bruno--at Diani.
I like to support small, independent bookstores, and Tecolote Book Shop (1470 E. Valley Rd., 805-969-4977) in Montecito has a great selection of coffee-table books, current fiction, kids books, and cookbooks.
I stop into Maison Konce a week to snatch up unusual things (I just bought a fun Mongolian throw) including pillows and rugs from all over the world and delicate tabletop pieces. Upstairs At Pierre Lafondis great for last-minute gifts and the most inventive gift wrapping.
When I need to wind down, I always call Dani at Zen Diva Spa. She comes to my house, does organic manicures and pedicures (I don't like to breathe all those chemicals!), and her massages are out of this world.
My favorite place to go after a day of shopping is Tydes,at The Coral Casino. It makes me feel like I am on a yacht at sea."
Our favorite picks fromKendall Conrad designs:
The "Salamanca" in charcoal gray suede and leather trim, $800
The "Volar" cross-body messenger, $750
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