LA Shopping

los angeles shoppingLos Angeles is a material city, and the shopping areas, malls, shops and boutiques in West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and other areas do their part to uphold the image. Clothing and women’s shoes are by far the most common items Los Angelenos shop for, though accessories and jewelry aren’t far behind. Of course, there will always be a thriving market for books, music, interesting knick knacks and tourist souvenirs.

Here is a small selection of shops and stores you might find to your liking. Happy spending.

Buffalo Exchange

131 N La Brea Ave (map)
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 938-8604

Westwood: (310) 208-7403
Sherman Oaks: (818) 783-3420‎

Buffalo Exchange los angeles
You can find a dress
Or maybe a pair of shoes
And not lose your shirt

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Crossroads Trading Co.

7409 Melrose Avenue (map)
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 782-8100

Santa Monica (310) 255-0500
Silverlake (323) 644-0060
Studio City (818) 761-6200
West Hollywood (323) 654-0505

Crossroads Los Angeles
See what you can find
After Will Smith from Fresh Prince
Drops off all his clothes

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8500 Beverly Boulevard (map)
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 855-9683

Hollywood (323) 466-7633
Pasadena (626) 793-8974
Santa Monica (310) 451-1371
West Hollywood (310) 855-9683
West LA (310) 446-6158

h&m los angeles
Fashions from Paris
New York, London and Europe
Chillin’ in the Mall


7428 Melrose Ave (map)
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 653-3028

Santa Monica: (310) 395-2620
Studio City: (818) 980-8800

Wasteland los angeles
A typhoon of style
Blew in from the seventies
And brought lots of jeans

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10250 Santa Monica Blvd # 152 (map)
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 201-9700

Farmers Market (323) 935-5041
Hollywood (323) 469-1002
Santa Monica (310) 458-0892
Pasadena (626) 535-0905

zara los angeles
Zpanish ztyle with
Zing, zap, and a zesty zide.
Wait ’til they’re on Zale…

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By Peter Kimmich