Check out Haute Living’s picks for the best shopping districts in Los Angeles.
1 Rodeo Drive
Rodeo Drive is home to the most luxurious shopping in Los Angeles. Along the legendary street you will find Cartier, Giorgio Armani and Valentino, among other iconic brands. The three-block street also features the “Rodeo Drive Walk of Style,” which presents awards to industry leaders and then embeds plaques into the sidewalk. As you stroll down Rodeo Drive, you will see plaques for the most notable people in the fashion industry, like Tom Ford, Mario Testino and Manolo Blahnik.
2 South Coast Plaza
South Coast Plaza boasts luxury shopping, extraordinary boutiques and upscale amenities, all within walking distance to some of the hautest resorts. Along with large stores like Bloomingdale’s and Sak’s Fifth Avenue, South Coast Plaza houses luxury shops like Miu Miu, Bottega Veneta and Louis Vuitton. The shopping destination often holds events, such as the 23rd Annual Southern California Spring Garden Show that will take place April 26-29.
3 Robertson Blvd.
4 Beverly Center
Beverly Center is located in the heart of the television and film industries. As one of Southern California’s hautest shopping destinations, the center boasts stores like Henri Bendel, Yves Saint Laurent and Salvatore Ferragamo. This September, the Beverly Center will again play host to Fashion’s Night Out 2012. The star-studded evening will feature fashion shows, celebrity sightings and stylist appearances.
5 Melrose Ave.
Melrose Ave. is one of the most renowned shopping, dining and entertainment destinations in Los Angeles. The street features trendy boutiques, celebrity dining spots and famous landmarks like Paramount Pictures. After checking out the boutiques, grab a bite at Patina, one of the most popular celebrity restaurants located near Paramount Studios.