What are the best clothing boutiques in Los Angeles?

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Dana Damato

Los Angeles is one of the biggest fashion cities in the country - if not the world. Many worldwide trends come straight from the streets of Hollywood and several fashionistas come to L.A. to pick up some of those hot trends that can’t be found anywhere else. There are endless amounts of shopping locations in the Los Angeles area, but a few of the best will have everything you need to leave with the latest trends.

Melrose Avenue has one of the most eclectic varieties of high-end designer stores and individually owned boutiques. On Melrose Ave you can choose from designer stores such as Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood and Marc Jacobs among many others. Melrose offers niche stores that are unique and can’t be found anywhere else. Just about every Hollywood celebrity finds their styles in a Melrose boutique since the clothes and so unique, chic and hard to find anywhere else.

Christina Xenos

With all the glitz and glam that amp up living and visiting Los Angeles, there's no doubt you'll want to shop for some new styles while you here. Find a wide selection of top fashion trends at these clothing boutiques around the city.

Start shopping on Robertson Blvd. for boutiques like Kitson, Curve and a cutting-edge Chanel concept store. Around the corner, the West 3rd Street shopping district is home to Trina Turk, Milk and a 4,000 square-foot Rag & Bone flagship store (the largest to date).

Luxury also pops up on Melrose Ave. which is now home to Fred Segal, Vivan Westwood, Alexander Wang, Joie, Isabel Marant, Kelly Wearstler and James Perse.

Sunset Plaza crowns the Sunset Strip offering labels like Sand, H. Lorenzo and an eclectic mix of designer style at Tags.

On the west side Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice is brimming with outposts for Burning Torch, Wills Leather Goods, the first Toms Shoes flagship, while in Santa Monica find yet another Fred Segal and a mix of designer shops in Santa Monica Place (think Bloomingdale's, Ted Baker, Eva Varro and Free People). On north end of Santa Monica you'll find Montana Ave. and boutiques like Coquette from designer Aries Milan, Ruti, Rosark.

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