Must-see shopping in Los Angeles

  • Aura Shop

    Santa Monica

    Well, you are in California so you might as well get your aura read. Yes, auras do exist (it’s that heat energy radiating off your skin) and the color…

  • Nightcap

    Venice, Marina Del Rey & Playa del Rey

    This locally designed and made label is known for its stretch lace, a material sourced from French and Italian textiles. It started with lounge wear, so…

  • Polkadots & Moonbeams

    West Hollywood & Mid-City

    Like a burst of sunlight on a cloudy day, this whimsical, yet exceptional, vintage women's-wear shop is stocked with affordable designer dresses, shades,…

  • Prada

    Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

    The Prada epicenter on Rodeo is as much about ogling as shopping. The 24,000ft showroom, designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhouse, yawns directly onto…

  • Crafted

    Long Beach & San Pedro

    This giant former warehouse, a short drive from San Pedro's port, is a low-key showcase for local artisans and dealers in jewelry to handmade greeting…

  • Mindfulnest

    Santa Monica

    An endearing shop, named one of the best in LA by Los Angeles Magazine, stocked with pop art and handmade games, leather bracelets and earrings. Most of…

  • Brooklyn Projects

    West Hollywood & Mid-City

    Hip-hop fashion has always been a staple on Melrose and this spot combines that with a skate/punk mash-up that works. Grab a deck, some limited-edition…

  • Joyrich

    West Hollywood & Mid-City

    A bright and funky boutique selling sportswear – blinged-up and fashion-forward: tiger prints, punked-out angels and teddy bears and yellow rose motifs,…

  • Turquoise

    South Bay Beaches

    A cute beachy boutique selling Toms shoes, organic beauty products, colorful beach bags, flip-flops, terry-cloth boy shorts, cut offs, blousey throws,…

  • Neo 39

    Pasadena & the San Gabriel Valley

    In the thick of the Old Town Pasadena shopping district is this smart sneaker depot sporting rare, imported and generally colorful and stylish high tops,…

  • Principessa

    Venice, Marina Del Rey & Playa del Rey

    An affordable and worthy boutique with sporty denim and skirts, jewelry and droopy hats, baby-doll dresses, scarves, sequined boots and purses, and some…

  • Madison

    Malibu & Pacific Palisades

    One of the many creative and casual designer boutiques in the Malibu Country Mart. We particularly like the footwear: shoes, sneakers and rhinestone…

  • Planet Blue

    Santa Monica

    Purveyor of the beachy, bohemian look for ladies, in swimwear, sweaters, dresses, activewear and more. It's based here in Santa Monica.

  • Undefeated

    West Hollywood & Mid-City

    The Mid-City branch of LA’s top limited-edition and imported sneaker store offers the smoothest kicks this side of Tokyo.

  • Intermix

    Malibu & Pacific Palisades

    Malibu outpost of this New York–based ladies' fashion boutique. For the full experience, ask about its personal stylists.

  • DL Rhein

    Los Angeles

    A cluttered den of interior delights from antique glass to furniture, including very special limited-edition pieces. There's silver and crystal, scented…