November 16th, 2022
Montecito has been a longtime advocate for small business, and this year’s Shop Small initiative falls on Saturday, November 26th. The upcoming holiday season is the perfect time to encourage and support the special small businesses in our community while getting ahead on holiday gift shopping. Celebrate Small Business Saturday with our favorite local spots for effortless style, one-of-a-kind designs, and a delightful all-around shopping experience.
Founded over 20 years ago in Los Angeles, the James Perse brand embodies Southern California style with a clothing line of modern classics emphasizing elegance and comfort. If you love aesthetics inspired by minimalist architecture and warm west-coast living as much as we do, drop in the Montecito location for a taste of their clean, high-fashion vibe.
Deemed "the ultimate California lifestyle brand" by Forbes, Jenni Kayne has two stores in Montecito, one for the women’s collection of wardrobe essentials and the other for home furnishings, houseware, and a kid’s boutique. The brand’s manifesto is to inspire living well every day, and we’re always inspired when we step through the doors to shop the thoughtfully edited selection of quality constructed neutrals and serene decor. They have the coziest cashmere sweaters, a perfect piece to pick up as the days get colder.
Whiskey & Leather
A woman-owned business, Whiskey & Leather is a clothing boutique that carries an eclectic, relaxed inventory of women and men’s clothing, shoes, and home goods. A destination for finding the latest trendy pieces as well as carefully curated sustainable and slow fashion collections. Support these local entrepreneurs at their Santa Barbara Location and treat yourself to a statement piece your friends will swoon over.
Located in the heart of Montecito’s Upper Village, Pierre Lafond & Co houses a collection of family owned businesses including Pierre Lafond Montecito Market, Wendy Foster Clothing Stores, Upstairs at Pierre Lafond & The Montecito Bistro. PL&CO at Plaza del Sol has been a pillar in the Montecito community since Pierre opened it in 1964, and it’s the perfect neighborhood spot for picking up specialty groceries or gifts, shopping for luxury apparel, or grabbing a yummy bite.
Field + Fort
Recently included in House Beautiful’s “Best Home Stores in America” annual lineup, Field and Fort is a vintage home decor store that also houses Feast, a fresh farm-to-table cafe. Shop their antiques, vintage furniture picks, and houseware essentials then relax with a coffee or a signature sandwich on their chic patio.