The Santa Barbara lifestyle is all about beach living, outdoor recreation, celebrating beautiful weather and the uniqueness of our city. And the shopping scene is no different. Santa Barbara boutique shopping offers a local and unique experience for those who want to freshen up their style with one-of-a-kind pieces. Owners of our favorite Santa Barbara boutiques curate their shops to bring you unique items that speak to Santa Barbara’s laid-back, yet sophisticated, lifestyle.
The following Santa Barbara boutiques are open for in-person shopping as well as offering shipping for those of you who are missing Santa Barbara, but aren’t able to visit just yet.
Asher Market, located in The Shops at Hotel Santa Barbara, is known for their ultra-soft throws, uniquely printed baby clothes, and all-things alpaca. Asher Market products are designed locally in Santa Barbara and produced in Peru by small family manufacturers. Asher Market offers free shipping on orders over $100.
Fun Fact: Asher Market was started by a local mom who wanted to dress her daughter in math-print clothing. When she couldn’t find designs that she liked, she was inspired to start her own brand. Her math print became Asher Market’s first product and is still the best-selling item.
Location: 535 State Street
Hours: Open daily from 11 am – 5 pm.
Lovebird Boutique and Jewelry Bar
Voted Best Boutique in Santa Barbara for the past three years, Lovebird Boutique and Jewelry Bar is a local favorite for women’s apparel and jewelry. New local owners, Nancy Burgner and Peter Guam, have curated each piece to bring you the perfect Santa Barbara-inspired wardrobe.
Location: 7 E De La Guerra Street
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday from 12 – 5 pm or by appointment (805) 895-3622. Face masks required.
Chapala & Parker is a contemporary women’s clothing boutique that was opened in 2012 by sisters who had the everyday woman in mind. Each piece of merchandise is handpicked to create a high-end experience that honors the laid-back, Santa Barbara lifestyle.
Chapala & Parker is currently offering curbside pickup and delivery. Call (805) 962-1115 or DM on Instagram to place an order.
Location: 350 Chapala Street
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday from 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday – Monday from 11 am – 5 pm.
Stabiles is another local boutique located at The Shops at Hotel Santa Barbara. Stabiles also has its own in-house brand with products that are designed and made right here in Santa Barbara. Owner, artist, and designer Sam Guzman has curated the shop with in-house screen-printed apparel, succulent planters, locally made jewelry, soy candles, home goods, and an array of unique finds from small makers.
Stabiles is open for in-person shopping, or you can shop online. They are currently offering free shipping with code STABILESFUTURE and 20% off gift certificates with code TWENTYOFF.
Location: 527 State Street
Hours: Open daily from 11 am – 6 pm.
Local owner Elvia Sanchez opened Evangelina Boutique in 2016. Named after her mother, Evangelina Boutique is a contemporary women’s retail store that features brands such as Free People and Love Stitch. Elvia has curated the store to bring shoppers “on-trend designs where casual-contemporary sips espresso with sophisticated” with the goal of having a piece for every customer at an affordable price.
Evangelina Boutique is offering free local delivery, curbside and in-store pickup, and online shopping.
Location: 715 Paseo Nuevo
Hours: Open daily from 12 – 5 pm.
The Lotus Boutique, opened in 2006, offers organic, fair trade, and sustainable merchandise from local businesses and small artists, including art, jewelry, crystals, and clothing. Local owner and artisan, Erica, has been making jewelry and organic clothing for over 20 years. She finds inspiration for her designs through art, travel, nature, and music.
The Lotus Boutique storefront is currently open by appointment, or visit the online shop.
Follow The Lotus Boutique on Instagram for updates and a reopening announcement. Stay tuned for local musicians livestreaming from the Lotus Boutique as well!
Location: 637 Chapala Street
Channel the laid-back, sophisticated Santa Barbara lifestyle by shopping at these locally owned Santa Barbara boutique shops. For more Santa Barbara boutique shopping recommendations, call our 24/7 staff at 1 (800) 549-9869.