Shopping the Square in Healdsburg
Shopping is just one of the many reasons to spend a day, or an afternoon at the very least, strolling the historic and beautiful square in downtown Healdsburg.
Of course, the ever-evolving and always-creative menus of local restaurants are also a draw. The tasting rooms, featuring the art and craft of local wineries, are another. But the shopping!
Here are just a few of the discoveries awaiting you around “the square”.
Stroll inside to discover why this shop was voted “Best Women’s Clothing Store in Sonoma County” for so many years. Totally hip, lighthearted, and on-trend is the vibe here, with everything you might need from shoes to accessories to fashions.
If you love the elegant simplicity and sophistication of OSKA styles, you’ll want to visit this store — it’s the only OSKA outlet in the United States. And this one offers savings of approximately 40 percent on everything in the store. Cool and breezy linens and wear-anywhere soft cottons are the order of the day for summer.
If you are looking for one of a kind, elegant-to-everyday fashions with a Japanese flair, check out this store. The Japanese-American designer lives in Sonoma County and is frequently available in her shop to answer any questions about the traditional fabrics and patterns. She can also help you pull an absolutely stunning outfit together, pairing artisan accessories with her clothing.
You’ll find bold, stand-out style throughout the store, with special offerings featuring work by local Sonoma County artists. For example, each piece of the A.Healdsburg line features wearable masterpieces created from various local artists’ portfolios.
Celebrating 20 years on the Healdsburg plaza, Susan Graf offers creative and affordable designer collections with a European flair, for men and women. Susan and Debbie are usually behind the counter, and both are experts at locating styles that are cool, comfortable, and casual for all your summer activities from sight seeing to a special night out.
Begin your visit here by perusing the racks of premium denim in every imaginable style for men and women. From there, add in the shirts, tops and accessories you love. But whatever you do, don’t miss their collection of classic sports team T-shirts and baseball caps.
This men’s boutique features the relaxed but elegantly polished style that California is famous for. The look offers simplicity and sophistication that works for a night out on the town or a day of wine tasting. Everything in the store seems to be curated with an eye for innovative design and fine craftsmanship.
World class and world sourced artisan gifts. They are, as the name implies, purchased from the makers themselves, who are given a fair price for their work. The workmanship is outstanding — from handblown Phoenician glass goblets to Mexican jewelry made of alpaca silver and abalone to throw blankets made of jewel-toned, up-cycled sari materials.
Go for the cards, stick around for the really fun goodies for kids and the kid in all of us. In addition to the thoroughly adult silver jewelry, shopping totes and home accessories are the things that just make you smile. There is literally something for everybody here. And all of it capable of bringing you a bit of spontaneous joy and pure fun.
Give yourself plenty of time to do some deep shopping around the square in Healdsburg, and you won’t come away empty handed. In fact, why not make a day of it: stop for lunch and a stroll through the tree lined square or indulge in a leisurely a bit of wine tasting before dinner?