Is thrifting good in Palm Springs? Depends!

Posted by Meghan in Field Trip | 3 Comments

While in Palm Springs and Joshua Tree a couple of weekends back (hey, I have been busy–get off my case), my husband and I hit up a whopping one yard sale. Honestly I have nothing to say about it, but I took two photos that sort of say it all. First off, I *think* this is a baby with a mommy dolphin –- why would anyone create this?

Dolphins

And the $40 Grateful Dead belt buckle … OK, now your yard sale is a head shop too?

Grateful Dead belt buckle

Then in Palm Springs I hit up one of my favorite thrift stores: Angel Thrift. (I’ve blogged about it a couple of times before.)

This time I was with Heather a girlfriend who collects tons of vintage, but we have never thrifted together — I laid out my ground rules with her pretty fast:
1) I have really good luck finding stuff, more than I will ever buy.
2) If you need/like/want something I have found, just tell me and I will usually hand it over.

They had a huge bin of these “jelly shoes” that had bible scriptures in them.

Scripture shoes

And this amazing animal print section.

Animal print rack

I didn’t really find anything amazing, with the exception of a combination Pharmacist’s jacket that looked like Evel Knievel designed it.

We also hit up another thrift I had never been to before.

Palm Springs thrifting

I sort of feel in love with the place after walking in and realizing it’s a thrift shop inside of the stroke center. I popped into the bathroom, and found this.

Do Not Flush Depends

What can you really say? Nothing, right?!

Jackie Lee Thrift Shop

I purchased something here, but I can’t for the life of me remember what it was. We spent the rest of the afternoon driving around looking at amazing midcentury houses.

3 Responses to Is thrifting good in Palm Springs? Depends!

  1. LOL That’s Classic! “Do Not Flush Depends”….Love it!

  2. nancyworegreenstockings says:

    I definitely want a pair of jelly sandals complete with scripture.

  3. Brianna says:

    I’ve read your blog many times, but never commented before. I was in Palm Springs a couple weeks after and bought the Evel Kneivel jacket you speak of (just reading about it now). What are the chances? And Evel Kneivel was the first thing I thought of when I saw it too.