Shopping Itineraries Melrose
Fashion/Interiors Ready, Betty? Power up for your retail workout with a hearty brek (or rather, this being LA, the delish kale salad) at
in the at 7950 Melrose Ave (see Accommodation); you're going to need the sustenance for this fash-packed strip. Zip over to at #7961 / 323 653 0229 / agentprovocateur.com / for luxe frilly knix, exiting right for at #7971 / 323 655 7855 / creaturesofcomfort.us / a multi-label top shop. Across the road espy at #7974 / 323 653 9726 / denmark50.com / packed with great Mid-Century ceramics and furniture; sustainable reworked garms at
#8000 / 323 852 0060 / thereformation.com; pre-loved designer perfectionista / #8006 / 323 651 5516 / resurrectionvintage.com / and lithe lil'
/ #8012 / 323 653 5386 / chucksvintage. com / with curated denim and frontier rags. Build your oh-so SoCal closet opp. at #8021 / 323 461 1530 / scoutla. net / then carry on for trendy, right-now m/w togs at #8100 / 323 651 4129 / fredsegal.com / complete with
/ 323 653 2874 / mauroscafe.com / local ogle patio perch. The corner block at #8150 houses the behemoth of ranchy Americana, / 323 944 0301 / ralphlauren.com. Zoom on and hyperventilate at #8214 / 323 655 1960 / decadesinc.com / with its covetable stash of mint-condition vintage, then buzz next door and bound upstairs for even more pristine n' pricey yesteryear red-carpet couture. Pop across the street to at #8253 / 323 852 0005 / for sassy, one-of-a-kind re-worked frocks, and at #8251, / 323 852 0800 / parabellumcollection. com / hangs artisanal bison leather goodies. Continue past Sweetzer to at #8319 / 323 852 9407 / a neat cache of 30s to 50s Art Deco objects, then skip across for #8332 / 877 655 6143 / suzannefelsen.com / luscious gems. Park at the junction with Orlando, then take a quick detour down N Croft one block further to at #619 / 323 297 0414 / clarev. com / for sleek, pared-back, monogrammable Parisian sacs. Back on Melrose, hit LA interior queen eponymous fash and decor glam-porium at #8440 / 323 895 7880 / kellywearstler.com. For a walking lunch, at #8360 (see Rest/Smart) makes gourmet sarnies, otherwise jog a few blocks further to tree-lined former gallery stretch Melrose Pl, with #8490 / 310 360 9100 / figandolive. com / for Med bites. Or, if you're on the caffeine n' green juice diet, #8428 / 323 944 0811 / alfredcoffee. com / has primo Stumptown joe. Ahh, that's better. Now strut the south side of the street, starting with ingenious Chilean creations at #8408 / 323 782 4915 / zeromariacornejo.com / followed by French basics at #8420 / 323 297 0414 / apc.fr / and duck into silky local label #8436 / 323 546 0321 / lagencefashion.com / for effortlessly wearable w/wear. The Olsen twins' ultra-luxe, ultra-femmy is at #8440 / 323 853 1900 / therow.com / whether you're more MK or A. Beauty industry pick is at #8452 / 323 782 9700 / violetgrey.com / full of skin savers. Ace face! Grab starlet-favoured, easy-breezy style at...
Hart and The Hunter Reformation Chuck's Vintage Fred Segal Mauro Cafe's Parabellum Agent Provocateur Creatures of Comfort Denmark 50 Resurrection Decades Reformation Vintage Thanks for the Memories Suzanne Felsen's Clare Vivier Scout LA Fig + Olive Alfred Kelly Wearstler's Zero + Maria Cornejo L'Agence The Row RRL Palihotel ink.sack The APC Violet Grey