While Los Angeles is known for its world-famous attractions, spectacular restaurants and countless things to do, it's also regarded as a major shopping mecca for serious retail therapy. From hidden gems in the Fashion, Jewelry and Garment District in Downtown los Angeles to vintage and high-end brands on Melrose Avenue to boho boutiques on Abbot Kinney and beyond, your shopping options are more than we can count. And let's not forget about the weekly flea markets around town. Lucky for you, we've mapped out the best places to go shopping in L.A. by category and neighborhood for your retail needs. When you're not checking out a local sample sale, head to these retailers for everything from finding the perfect Halloween costume to a sexy Valentine's Day gift.
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