New York may be considered the fashion capital of the U.S., but if you’re looking to imbibe a more laid-back shopping experience, Los Angeles is unquestionably a mecca of all things California-cool.
Whether you’re perusing vintage goods in Echo Park and Silver Lake, browsing the products of up-and-coming designers in downtown L.A., or soaking up the West Coast wares in Santa Monica and Venice, each neighborhood is replete with cool and creative boutiques—if you know where to look. These style hubs prove the innovation, creativity, and good taste that Angelenos are known for.
Below, we're highlighting nine shops Los Angeles fashion girls love to frequent. Pull out Google Maps, plug in these addresses, and prepare yourself for a super-fun shopping trip. (Bonus: If you can’t get yourself to L.A., many of these boutiques have online stores, so you can still get your hands on the best the city has to offer.)