Good for vintage shopping with some unusual shops plus thrift stores. But rather down at heel, so I would say only visit if you are in the area; not worth a special trip.
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This apparently-cool shopping strip seems overrated. Many many shops are closed, presumably because the shop-staff are off on their next screen test. The shops are sparse, though must-have items can be found. Note that the strip rapidly descends into a row of tattoo parlors after...More
Another way to visit Los Angeles is to browse its famous and trendy shops. On the streets you will find cafes and restaurants where you can eat or drink something between purchases, one expense a after another.
Very cool shops for rock clothing, club wear, couture, and accessories. It was getting dark and the area was getting sketchy. I wouldn't feel comfortable there after dark but we spent a few hours walking around and checking out the shops during the day. All...More
On one hand, nothing special, but on the other hand one of the more fashionable streets of Los Angeles with lots of bars, cafes, fashion stores and also many design nd antique stores. Relatively low rise, only a couple of floors makes it more appealing...More
Melrose Avenue is a shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Los Angeles that starts at Santa Monica Boulevard, at the border between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. It ends at Lucille Avenue in Silver Lake. Melrose runs north of Beverly Boulevard and south of Santa...More
It has a specific charm with its 2 floors buildings some of which have an interesting architecture. The nice part is The Row and towards West Hollywood. Around Cienaga shops or no longer fashion related they become rather more focused on design, antiques, art etc.