Urchin Vintage

The Guide to Shopping in Highland Park

05/10/2017

Esther Tseng

A diverse cross section of residents in Highland Park make the neighborhood a haven for treasure seekers of all trades. Musicians, artists and designers have joined families who have been longtime residents of the area, bringing eclectic wares and artisanal crafts. Whether you’re looking for that vintage accessory to complete your outfit or a limited edition vinyl that has long been out of print, Highland Park has the store that has exactly what you’re looking for. Read on for a collection of the best shops in the neighborhood.

Pussy and Pooch | photo by Timothy Norris

Shop Small Spotlight: Pussy & Pooch

12/07/2016

Discover Los Angeles

By hosting adoption events, educational seminars, and even cocktail happy hours, P&P works hard to create a sense of community. In tandem, many of the rehabbed warehouses, bank buildings and new developments cater to potential homeowners with pet-friendly perks like stylized dog parks, and relaxed HOA rules. Not to mention P&P’s selection of colorful handmade toys, premium dog beds, architectural cat trees, and an unprecedented selection of organic foods remains unmatched. Yet, the history and urban ebb and flow that draws people to Downtown L.A. in general these days are the same things Zakrajsek had her eye on in 2007.

Fall vintage clothing at Tavin

The Guide to Vintage Shopping in Los Angeles

11/09/2016

Caroline Ryder

The wardrobes of Hollywood’s models, starlets, and Oscar-winning costume designers — past and present —overflow into L.A.'s network of beautifully-curated vintage boutiques and world-class flea markets.

Burro on Abbot Kinney in Venice

The Guide to Shopping Abbot Kinney in Venice

05/24/2016

Stephanie Wenger

If you are searching for a truly eclectic shopping experience, look no further than Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice. This bustling district, which stretches from Venice Boulevard to Pacific Avenue, is a popular destination for Boho chic shoppers. Dubbed "the coolest block in America" by GQ, Abbot Kinney is home to one-of-kind local goods as well as internationally recognized brands. Shoppers in the know come to Abbot Kinney on the first Friday night of each month for a unique shopping experience. During Abbot Kinney First Fridays, the boulevard becomes a street festival filled with live music, food trucks and more. But you can visit Abbot Kinney any day for a memorable shopping experience.

Lubov Azria's Los Angeles

08/05/2015

Lubov Azria

Lubov Azria is the Chief Creative Officer of BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP. Established in 1989 in Los Angeles by Founder and CEO Max Azria, BCBGMAXAZRIA is recognized globally for its high-quality, chic and sophisticated offerings. Lubov joined the company as a designer in 1991 and was named Creative Director in 1996. During Lubov’s tenure, the BCBGMAXAZRIA brand has evolved from an emerging contemporary line to one of America's leading design houses, with collections that include evening dresses, denim, outerwear, footwear, swimwear, handbags and small leather goods. In recognition of her accomplishments as a designer and creative leader, Lubov was inducted into the CFDA in 2010.

Read on for Lubov Azria's favorite places in L.A., from shopping and museums to great dining spots for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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