The Guide to Shopping Abbot Kinney in Venice

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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.

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Burro Kids - Venice

Step inside Burro and you will find everything from cards and candles to clothing, coffee table books and jewelry, all with a California aesthetic. This store is the perfect spot if you are looking for a hostess gift or small trinket to bring home. But, if you are shopping for your little one, be sure to walk down the block to their sister store, Baby Burro. Here you will find an amazing selection of baby clothes, blankets, toys and art supplies.


Caudalie - Abbot Kinney

Take a break from the hustle and bustle when you visit Caudalie. This popular French skincare line opened its West Coast flagship store on Abbot Kinney in 2014. The brand is known for using natural and environmentally friendly active ingredients. In addition to selling the company’s signature line of products, this store also offers a full-service spa including facials, body treatments, manicures and pedicures. So, if it’s a day of relaxation that you are seeking, make sure to stop by Caudalie and get pampered.

Ilan Dei Venice Outdoor
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Ilan Dei Venice

Find everything you need for outdoor modern living at this unique shopping oasis. The company’s flagship store features urban outdoor furniture and planters in a homey yet contemporary space. These items are all designed and crafted in California. In addition to all of your outdoor design needs, the store also sells apparel, jewelry and smaller tabletop items that will be sure to bring California living directly into your home.

Sofia Kaman Fine Jewels
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Sofia Kaman Fine Jewels

This boutique is home to Sofia Kaman’s bohemian chic jewelry as well as a curated collection of vintage pieces. Based in Los Angeles, Sofia Kaman designs jewelry that can be worn everyday or dressed up for special occasions. Her vintage collection features items that date back to the Georgian and Victorian periods as well as items that have been reworked to have a modern sensibility. Sofia Kaman Fine Jewels also carries wedding and engagement rings that will surely impress.

Sweaty Betty - Abbot Kinney

Spice up your workout with the fun and modern gear at Sweaty Betty. From dance to yoga and spin, this store - Sweaty Betty’s first L.A. location - has apparel options for almost any athletic activity. While shopping, step out onto the store’s back patio to experience the Zen Den where you can relax before continuing on your shopping adventure. Additionally, be sure to check out the store’s website for upcoming workout club classes that are free of charge.

TOMS Flagship Store Venice
TOMS Flagship Store in Venice | Photo: Wilder Design Co. 

TOMS Venice

TOMS was founded in Venice with the goal of providing shoes to children in need. Since then, the company has donated more than 60 million new pairs of shoes to children through its One For One program. For each pair of shoes the company sells, they donate items to children around the world. With this philosophy in mind, the Venice store is home to the brand’s signature shoes, eyewear and accessories. In addition, the store features a coffee counter and creative space - perfect for lounging and enjoying the Southern California weather.

Warby Parker Venice
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Warby Parker - Abbot Kinney

At Warby Parker, the philosophy is new eyeglasses don’t need to come with a hefty price tag. Unlike many designer brands, Warby Parker offers stylish men’s, women’s and children’s eyewear at reasonable prices by creating its products in-house and engaging with customers directly. Warby Parker partners with nonprofits to ensure that for each pair of glasses sold, one is donated to someone in need. To date, the company has distributed more than a million glasses to people across the globe. At the Abbot Kinney location, you can try on as many pairs of glasses as you like to find the perfect frame.