Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights shopping

Top Choice Books in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Last Bookstore in Los Angeles

What started as a one-man operation out of a Main St storefront is now California's largest new-and-used bookstore, spanning two levels of an old bank building. Eye up the cabinets of rare books before heading upsta…
Top Choice Vintage in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Raggedy Threads

A tremendous vintage Americana store just off the main Little Tokyo strip. There's plenty of beautifully ragged denim, with a notable collection of pre-1950s workwear from the US, Japan and France. You'll also find …
Fashion & Accessories in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Apolis

A tremendous, but not cheap, menswear brand that creates tailored chinos, jeans, T-shirts and blazers. Owned by two Santa Barbarian brothers, the line fits comfortably between J Crew and James Perse. It's all about …
Fashion & Accessories in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Wittmore

Wittmore stocks sharp edits of men's threads and accessories best described as high-end Californian cool…think layers, muted colors and pieces that can be dressed up or down. Scan the space for stylish leisurewear f…
Books in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Hennessey + Ingalls

Directly opposite the Southern California Institute of Architecture, this spacious new-and-used bookstore focuses primarily on design in its various forms, from architecture, interiors and landscaping, to graphics, …
Gifts & Souvenirs in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Shinola

Detroit design company Shinola is well known for its wristwatches, as well as its beautiful, handcrafted leathergoods, from stylish wallets, iPhone covers, toiletry bags and backpacks, to classic duffle, messenger a…
Boutique in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Poketo

Located in the Arts District, this is Poketo's flagship store. Shop the shelves for a thoughtful mix of mainly US-designed lifestyle products, from hand-poured scented candles and beauty products, to hand-painted ce…
Sports & Outdoors in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Wheelhouse

Love led to marriage and the opening of this one-stop bike store, service center and cafe for Chase and Tami Spenst. Driven by a philosophy that bikes should be everyday props, the couple sells vintage-inspired two-…
Art in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Hive

Nestled in a gentrifying stretch of Spring is this seemingly small, but surprisingly deep, artist-owned gallery, where the creative output focuses on pop surrealism. If you're around on the first Saturday of the mon…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Espacio 1839

Steps away from Mariachi Plaza lies Espacio 1839, a concrete-floor boutique and artists' co-op. You'll find books, graphic tees and cool Boyle Heights–themed accessories and gifts. It's also the headquarters for onl…