Category Archives: Tres chic

Behind the Scenes @ LA Market by Haleigh Newbeck

We landed in LA early on a Saturday morning with high hopes of hitting a few famed shopping areas on Los Angeles.  “Research & Development”, as Joanne calls it.  We ended up spending a good chunk of the day walking Abbot & Kinney Boulevard, which is the claimed “coolest few blocks of America”.  Spring was […]

Handbags, Handbags, Handbags!!!

One of the most exciting things about opening Shoes &… by desperado is the “&…” which means lots more in the way of accessories like news lines of jewelry, scarves, and of course… HANDBAGS! We have always taken great pride in carrying amazing handbag lines. Since the opening of our new shoe and accessory store […]

Religious and Spiritual Themes in Fashion

For centuries, spiritual symbols and themes have inspired the creation and display of art. So it comes as no surprise to us at Desperado Boutique in Bend Oregon’s Old Mill District, that many of these symbols have crossed over into today’s fashion world. “Symbols of one’s spiritual beliefs have stood the test of time throughout the world […]

Magic Market Week in Vegas

On February 17th (5 AM to be precise) Joanne, Haleigh and Rebecca (that’s me) embarked on most every woman’s dream – attending the largest fashion convention in the world – better known as Magic Market Week in Las Vegas. In a nutshell, for more than a decade, Magic Market Week has brought fashion designers and […]

Pink Pewter Stretch Bands

We are loving the great selection of bands coming in from Pink Pewter! There are SO MANY different option on how to wear the bands, and what to do with your hair once you have one on. Below is a great video from Pink Pewter on How to Wear Stretch Bands, enjoy! How to Wear […]

Western Chic Defined

The beauty of Western fashion lies in the wide range of styles, textures and patterns. Begin with traditional Western Wear (denim, hand crafted boots, silver buckles, hand-tooled belts), blend in style influences from Designer Fashions (hand detailing, fashion-forward designs), Native Americans  (beads, feathers, turquoise, icons), Biker Wear (leather, scarves) and Rock-n-Roll (lots of sterling, sexy […]