For all those wanting to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars, one of the best ways is to catch them while shopping at their favorite joints. There are a number of spots in the city of Los Angeles that see more celebrities than any other shopping destination on the planet. ORO GOLD might not have proper statistics that identify the most favored shopping destinations among celebs, but almost locals are aware of some of their favorite shopping spots. OROGOLD offers you insights into some of the hottest celebrity shopping spots in the city of Los Angeles.
Melrose Avenue, Hollywood
Melrose Avenue, considered to be one of the hottest and hippest designer shopping destinations in the city, stretches from Fairfax to the La Cienega Blvd. There are more than enough opportunities for you to lighten some of the weight off your wallets and also treat your eyes with glimpses of your favorite celebs. Some of the most popular spots in Melrose Avenue are Fred Segal, Wasteland, Fornarina, Gossip, Alan K and Nanette Lepore. Rihanna and Chris Brown are known to love shopping at Melrose Avenue.
The Robertson Boulevard, a strip that stretches from Beverly to the Third Street, is most popular for the glorified gift shop Kitson, a regular destination for Hollywood’s elite. The entire area is known to be one of the most fashionable districts in Los Angeles and it is home to some of the most unique and trendiest boutiques in the country. Ghost, Curve, Lisa Kline and Horn are known to be some of the hottest boutiques located here. Don’t be surprised to find Britney Spears or Emmanuelle Chriqui in one of these stores.
The Grove at Farmers Market
The Grove at Farmers Market is an entertainment complex that is located adjacent to the historic Farmers Market in Los Angeles. It is considered to be one of the best spots for luxury shopping and dining and it features a beautiful old-fashioned downtown look and lively crowds. The Grove is anchored by Nordstrom and also contains a number of popular brands such as The Gap, Banana Republic, Nike, Pacific Sunwear, Abercrombie & Fitch, J. Crew, Michael Kors, American Girl Place and Crate & Barrel. David Arquette and Courtney Cox are known to be regulars at The Grove.
The Sunset Blvd, also known as Sunset Strip, is an exotic shopping district that passes through West Bollywood. The Strip is the best section of Sunset and it is flanked by an exciting collection of boutiques such as Tracey Ross, Birkenstock, Dolce & Gabanna, Billy Martin, Armani Exchange and Catherine Malandrino. There are a number of world famous stores such as D&G, H. Lorenzo and Hugo Boss in the area as well. Nicole Richie, Kate Hudson, Reese Witherspoon and Lindsay Lohan can often be seen browsing through the racks for the latest designs and collections at the Sunset Blvd.
Beverly Blvd and Beverly Center Mall
Beverly Blvd and the Beverly Center Mall are considered to be the more sophisticated cousins of Melrose Avenue. The area is home to a beautiful collection of stores, including the best European designers in the city. Some of the biggest brands located here include K. Bond, Naked and Boutique M. The Beverly Center is believed to be SoCals premier trendsetter when it comes to shopping. It features 160 specialty shops and restaurants and is located on the edge of Hollywood and Beverly Hills. The main stores at the Beverly Center include Macy’s, Just Cavalli, Bloomingdale’s and H&M. The only Grand Lux Café of California is also located here. Julia Roberts and Drew Barrymore are considered to be the most famous faces to be seen at the Beverly center.
Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica
The Third Street Promenade is located at a stone’s throw distance from the Pacific Ocean. It is an open-air pedestrian promenade that is home to all sorts of fashion boutiques, cafes, kiosks and novelty shops. Apart from being an exciting shopping destination, The Third Street Promenade is also popular as a major tourist attraction in the city. Some of the biggest brands located here are Abercrombie & Fitch, RipCurl, L’Occitane, American Eagle, Clarks Shoes, Crocs Shoes, Anthropologie and Bebe. Katherine Heigl and Salma Hayek were recently spotted in this exciting Santa Monica destination.