Shopping in Los Angeles: the best shops

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  • Outlet in Los Angeles: for those who love to do business
  • Luxury shops: for those who don't mind expenses
  • Luxury and outlet: a possible combination

Who does not remember the mythical scene of a very young girl Julia Roberts walking, fast and graceful, along the legendary Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles, loaded with packages and designer bags?

The most important city in California is considered one of the most glamorous destinations where to live unique experiences and indulge in a lot of quality shopping. Shopping in Los Angeles is an experience suitable to satisfy all needs and, above all, all budgets. Let's discover together some of the stores not to be missed to do great deals, depending on the budget available.

Outlet in Los Angeles: for those who love to do business

For most travelers, visiting Los Angeles without returning with a suitcase full of clothing and accessories purchased at bargain prices is not at all conceivable.

There are many outlets in and around Los Angeles, where it is easy to find the garments of the past collections of major brands with discounts of up to 70% from the list price: a true paradise for shopping fanatics and great deals.

45 minutes from Los Angeles, stands the Camarillo Outlet, reachable by car, bus, train or even more comfortably with daily shuttles that organize convenient pick-ups from various areas of the city towards the shopping mall. Open 7 days a week, this majestic outlet offers the garments of over 7 brands, including Calvin Klein, Diesel, Lacoste and many others. An advice? If you can, avoid the weekend, during which the outlet fills up with hundreds of customers looking for bargains.

The mall Citadel Outlet is one of the major stores closest to Los Angeles, full of great bargains, thanks to the presence of over 115 designer stores, including Banana Republic and Tommy Hilfiger, two stars and stripes shopping icons.

Luxury shops: for those who don't mind expenses

Los Angeles, as we know, is one of the most sought after destinations in the USA. A broad offer of luxury boutique? Alongside the big names, which are mainly concentrated in Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles also offers niche boutiques, designed for a refined and particular clientele.

If you are a fan of vintage fashion, don't miss the shop Decades, Melrose Avenue, which offers dresses from the last century, worthy of a red carpet catwalk. With a careful peek, at Decades you can also find vintage pieces by Louboutin, Chanel or Prada: all always under $ 300.

Always a Melrose Avenue, for a star shopping, you can't miss it Fred Segal, one of the most popular high-end stores in all of Los Angeles. The clothing and accessories store, beloved by celebrities such as Halle Berry, Rihanna or Paris Hilton, to name a few, was the exclusive set of some famous pink-hued films, such as Girls in Beverly Hills and La Revincita delle Bionde.

Luxury and outlet: a possible combination

Anything can happen in Los Angeles. Here is that al Desert Hills Premium Outlets the big high-end brands enjoy staggering discounts for refined yet smart shopping. Near Palm Springs, this elegant outlet, which attracts the attention of both travelers and locals looking for bargains, hosts over 130 stores of top brands, such as Gucci, Prada or Jimmy Choo.

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