This serene, appointment-only showroom is one of the best-kept secrets on the LA retail scene, located in the loft-like penthouse of an historic Downtown high rise. Designer Christina Kim collaborates with artisans around the world on her seasonal clothing and accessory collections, resulting in quietly elegant pieces such as tunics from organic Indian cotton and soft sweaters from Bolivian alpaca. Home items are also part of the mix—many of them incorporating recycled materials—as are found objects that Kim’s amassed on her travels.
Shopping in Los Angeles requires a bit of tactical planning. After all, there's nothing worse than driving to a store and battling for a parking space, only to find that it doesn't have what you're looking for. Here, we've broken down some of our favorite women's clothing boutiques for every occasion—from our favorite denim bar to our secret weapon for out-of-town guests. Let the trend-setting begin!
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