• Sylmar Plaza, 13209 Gladstone, Sylmar
And I just realized this top tier mall does not have a Journeys, The Children’s Place and Spencer’s, some of the most popular mall stores. Not that it really matters that much because they have everything else you could want. Plus these 3 stores are nothing special either(and have locations at Esplanade and Oakwood, except Spencer’s only at Esplande). But it just seems strange they don’t have locations at Lakeside. But it does have a Radio Shack, imagine that!
Established by James Bond and Eddie Cruz, Undefeated has been a sneakerhead’s mecca since it first started serving up limited and customized kicks back in 2002. After partnering up with Canadian designer Raif Adelberg, who personalized Nike Air Force 1s before shipping them to Cruz in LA, the store has been known for dishing out sneaker collaborations with some of the biggest players around, from Nike and adidas to Converse and Vans. In addition to its widely successful in-house label, the retailer also boasts a number of in-demand street and sportswear apparel and footwear.
She got her start as one of LA’s most buzzed-about interior designers, then forayed into fashion with a womenswear line as saturated with color, print and texture as the homes and hotels she decorates. Now, Kelly Wearstler has added retailer to her resume, opening a Melrose flagship store that brings all of her creative pursuits together in one place. Get the designer’s swoon-worthy look with painterly print blouses, pants and biker jackets; sculptural brass jewelry; and objects for the home, from vintage club chairs to tableware to quirky objets d’art.Stocking one of the best urban & designer footwear selections in L.A., Undefeated opened its La Brea store to much fan fare after having been hugely popular in multiple settings across L.A., including in Santa Monica and Silverlake. Part of the District La Brea retail collection and located next to GANT Rugger, Undefeated offers a stock list of top brands such as Nike, Adidas, New Balance, Converse and more as well as their own in-house line of apparel and accessories.You can take away our green juice, you can keep us from our thrice-weekly yoga classes, but no self-respecting Angeleno can possibly do without a pair of statement sunglasses. The Guise Archives is one of our favorite places to stock up, carrying an array of hard-to-find frames both vintage (Carrera, Ray-Ban) and modern (Benjamin Eyewear, Wildfox). They’ve also got regular eyeglasses by brands like Salt Optics and Tavat, allowing you to check another LA must-have off the list: slick specs to wear while working on your screenplay at the coffee shop.The potterist-turned-interior designer’s largest furnishings store in SoCal is at home in Westfield Topanga’s The Village, offering his signature mix of Hollywood Regency, midcentury modern, and Brâncuși-inspired goods throughout the 7,000-square-foot space.Geared towards purveyors of contemporary decor, this 3,000-square-foot Brentwood Village store “combines East Coast refinement and Old Hollywood glamour with the comfort and ease of Southern California living.”LA-based designer Lily Ashwell makes affordable, laid back apparel as well as custom bridal wear. Her Venice Beach shop, which opened last summer, stocks her eponymous line plus a dreamy selection of locally sourced home goods that give off the same elegant earth mother vibes.