Apothecary in Venice & Marina Del Rey

Strange Invisible

Organic, intoxicating perfumes crafted from wild and natural ingredients, with names like Aquarian Rose and Fair Verona, although some are gender neutral. Also sells dark chocolate.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Venice & Marina Del Rey

A + R Store

This is top-end industrial design and a great browse, with interesting ceramic speakers, ergonomic headphones, chairs, wooden toys and strange-yet-alluring high-format cameras.
Clothing in Venice & Marina Del Rey


Alternative built its name on organic cotton and recycled poly hoodies and tees, but has expanded its collection to include beachy, hip flannels, cardigans, skirts and slacks.
Shoes in Venice & Marina Del Rey


Warakuku is a compact, Japanese-owned shop for shoe lovers. It blends Far East couture with mainstream street brands such as Puma and Converse. Some 60% of the shoes are imported from Japan, the rest are domestic li…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Venice & Marina Del Rey


One of our favorite shops on Abbot Kinney, Firefly deals in quality aromatherapy candles, art books, a smattering of boho chic attire for ladies, fair-trade beach bags from India, and beaded jewelry. They serve tots…
Antiques & Collectibles in Venice & Marina Del Rey


On all too hip and self-important Abbot Kinney, this joyful store is a hodgepodge of new and cheap gifts, like Angry Bird confetti balls, martini glass cufflinks, vintage cap guns and Mr Potato Heads. There's lots o…
Fashion & Accessories in Venice & Marina Del Rey


An affordable and worthy boutique with sporty denim and skirts, jewelry and droopy hats, baby doll dresses, scarves, Native American–style leather boots and purses, and some cute bikinis and negligees.
Lace in Venice & Marina Del Rey


This locally designed and made label is known for their stretch lace, a material sourced from French and Italian textiles. They started with lounge wear, so you know it's comfortable, then transitioned into a full r…
Leather Goods in Venice & Marina Del Rey


A terrific leather goods store out of Portland, and one of just three nationwide. They sell fine leather bags, briefcases, backpacks, belts, wallets and sandals for men and women. Our favorite was the bike messenger…
Jewelry in Venice & Marina Del Rey

Alexis Bittar

High-end jewelry known for Bitar's use of lucite, which is hand carved and painted in his Brooklyn studio. Some of it looks like stone. He started by selling it on the streets in Manhattan where he was picked up by …