Ab­bot Kin­ney / Venice

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Fash­ion/Art/Home Start mid-morn­ing and in­hale some sea air on this breezy walk­ing itin, about half an hour's drive from Hol­ly­wood. Kick off at siz­zling Venice hotspot / 320 Sun­set Ave / 310 314 0320 / gj­suta.com / or quin­tes­sen­tial Cali sib / 1429 Ab­bot Kin­ney Blvd (A.K.) (see Rest/Re­laxed); you'll likely have to wait, so put your name down and take a de­tour. The

is at #1601 / 310 452 3413 / steve­nalan.com / for m/w ba­sics and #1625 / 310 399 7200 / to try out trig jeans ga­lore. Note #1633 (see Rest/ Smart), then trace back to Gjelina and be­yond, tack­ling the east side of A.K. first. Skip down the walk­way to #1413½ / 310 857 7777 / li­nus­bike.com / with snazz crayon-hued retro rides;

at #1409 / 310 450 6288 / bur­rostyle.com / is a haven of toys for tots plus style books, art prints, jew­ellery et al. Cross Cal­i­for­nia and on the cor­ner is ice-cream dream #1357

(see Cof­fee), or join the tribe graz­ing at on-trend Ja­panese / #1305 / 424 465 3313 / mt­nvenice.com. Next up is #1323, / 310 450 6696 / principes­savenice.com / for girly, glo­be­trot­ter garb. On­wards, and spy the con­nois­seur's java shrine (see Cof­fee) at #1311 and veg­gie queen at #1205 (see lunch), and hip

(see Bars) at #1201, handy for a crafty gar­gle later. Ul­tra-luxe, hand­crafted specs await at / #1121/ 424 268 4236 / ahle­meyewear.com / while at #1121 / 800 913 0071 / aplusr­store.com / stocks witty house­ware à la mode. A few shops up at #1103 is the painfully cool / blue­bot­tle­cof­fee.com; try their sig­na­ture New Or­leans chicory iced blend. But wait, there's more – if not for now, then later. At #1023 sits / 424 387 8622 / fe­lixla.com / mix­ing ne­gro­nis and fresco pasta, then #1009, / 310 450 1009 / matthewken­n­ey­cui­sine.com / is a de­vout ve­gan tem­ple with pretty pa­tio. Oth­er­wise, about turn at Westminster for the other side of the street. Ladies sashay into at #1100 / 310 450 6531 / shopheist.com / to ex­change some bucks for some Euro-cen­tric bang; sniff out at #1138 (see Adv. Shop), shar­ing an ad­dress with the equally redo­lent / 310 581 2233 / lelabofra­grances.com / then can­ter on to less is more leather lovely / #1140 / 310 450 7239 / cuyana.com.

at #1216 / 310 581 1002 / per­fect­piece.com / is crammed with old film set-wor­thy decor and bric-à-brac. A few stops up, and at #1208 / 310 314 8448 / tor­toise life.com / both carry cov­etable ce­ram­ics and other zen wares. Gain in­ner peace by sip­ping an or­ganic, cold-pressed elixir from #1202 / 310 314 7778. At #1316½ / 424 268 4213 / huset-shop.com / has Scandi de­signer goods, and at #1342 / 310 450 3088 / char­i­ot­son­fire.com / shelves cu­rated home­ware. Lo­cal shoe-ni­former is up next / #1334 / tomsshoes.com / and #1360 / 310 399 8700 / will­leather­goods.com / does a nice line of rus­tic madein-Amer­ica bags n' belts. Now, who needs a pam­per? at #1416 / 310 450 3560 / is the lush leader in vinother­apy; or, if you're seek­ing in­ner nour­ish­ment, park your bot at sushi spot

/ #1432 / 310 314 0882. Geek-chic is at #1422 / 310 280 2055 / war­by­parker.com / with fab face furny. Power on a lit­tle fur­ther for #1650 / 310 729 2713 / ilan­deivenice.com / out­door decor den. And you're done! Now scooter back to The Othe­room quick­sticks for a sun­set sip.

An­nex Burro

The Strong­hold The Tast­ing Kitchen

Salt + Straw MTN Principessa

In­tel­li­gentsia The Butcher’s Daugh­ter The Othe­room Gjelina AHLEM Blue Bot­tle Cof­fee Plant Food + Wine Strange In­vis­i­ble Per­fumes Per­fect Piece Kreation Juicery Shima Felix Tor­toise Gjusta Cuyana TGS Char­i­ots on Fire Heist A+R

TOMS Will Leather Goods Warby Parker Ilan Dei Steven Alan

Li­nus Le Labo Huset

Cau­dalie

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