The Addison’s Guide to Shopping Local in the Melrose District

The Addison’s Holiday Shopping Guide was made to make shopping local in the Melrose District as easy as pie. We’ve curated a list of nearby retailers with a range of unique offerings and deals that stretch from Black Friday to Small Business Saturday and beyond. The only thing better would be if you lived here, steps from it all. 

The Addison’s location, just off Melrose Place in the heart of the Melrose District, is surrounded by shops stocked with one-of-a-kind gifts—from fashion-forward clothing and jewelry boutiques to iconic indie bookstores, fitness studios and galleries with eye-catching objets d’art. To fuel your gifting excursion, be sure to stop for a pick-me-up at Alfred Coffee & Tea and a quick meal at Croft Alley, both on Melrose Place. 

Read on for a rundown of the best shops, gifts and deals—all just moments from The Addison. 

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Fashion

Pop-Up Sneaker Garden

Vintage streetwear fashion giant, Sneaker Garden is bringing its first ever pop-up shop to Melrose Place. Stop by its outpost to browse coveted kicks and cool streetwear styles. The pop-up will run from November 18 through February 2022, then will relocate to a permanent Beverly Hills storefront in early March.

8472 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Instagram: @sneakergardenofficial

The Row

This high-fashion flagship store offers timeless apparel, shoes and accessories for men and women. Plus, everything comes with the Olsen sisters’ stamp of approval.

8440 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Instagram: @therow

L’Agence

Parisian style meets LA cool at this chic, California-grown women’s clothing boutique on Melrose Place. Browse fête-ready dresses and blouses or opt to gift some versatile denim pieces or knitwear. 

8436 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Instagram: @lagencefashion

Isabel Marant

This inviting Melrose Place cottage houses à la mode designs by Marant, an award-winning French fashion designer known for mixing rock-n-roll roughness with gender-neutral details and bohemian elements.

8454 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Instagram: @isabelmarant

Rachel Comey

Comfort, wearability and a touch of contemporary whimsy are steady threads throughout NY-based designer Rachel Comey’s clothing. Stop in this LA outpost for apparel, shoes and gift-worthy accessories  for women and  men.

8432 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Instagram: @rachelcomey

Maxfield

Clothing, jewelry, watches, furniture—Maxfield is home to some of the most fashion-forward gifts imaginable. From Saint Laurent to Gucci and beyond, anything from this popular Melrose Avenue shop is sure to delight even the most discerning recipients. 

8825 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Instagram: @maxfieldla

The RealReal

Find unique luxury gifts of all kinds at The RealReal—including designer handbags, clothing, watches, art and home goods. Plus, their Melrose Avenue location offers a cafe with free WiFi for a post- or pre-shopping respite. Be sure to stop in (or online) for Black Friday, when items are up to 75% off. 

8500 Melrose Avenue 
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Instagram: @therealreal

Fred Segal

This iconic lifestyle brand has been an LA mainstay for decades. Their selection of clothing, shoes, accessories, art and home decor will suit anyone (and everyone on your list ). Tight on time? Fred Segal is on Postmates. Shop Black Friday and get an additional 20% off items plus a free gift. 

8500 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Instagram: @fredsegal

Mejuri

With an Instagram-worthy pink-hued color palette and easy-to-wear, ethically sourced jewelry, Mejuri’s boutique on Melrose Avenue is a delightful place to browse everyday accessories. Stop in on Black Friday to see what their “best sale ever”  will offer—details are top secret for now. 

8404 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Instagram: @mejuri

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Home Decor 

Galerie Half

Set just a little outside the Melrose District, this meticulously styled gallery is brimming with incredible vintage and antique goods, from sleek Hans Wegner chairs and mod 1960s sofas to furniture and artwork that dates back to the 19th century.

6911 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Instagram: @galerie_half

Nickey Kehoe

Also a little beyond the Melrose District, Nickey Kehoe is home to a wide range of vintage, new and house brand items that include housewares, soft goods, lighting and furniture—an inspiring collection of items with great gifts at every turn. 

7266 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Instagram: @nickeykehoe

Bend Goods

Whimsical sculptures, cool chairs, loungers and lighting— Bend Goods’ vibrant metal creations truly are functional works of art. Visit their store on Beverly Boulevard to find inspired gifts for the imaginative, artistic soul on your gift list.  

7424 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA. 90038

Instagram: @bendgoods

Nicole Sassaman

Located just beyond the Melrose District on Robertson Boulevard is Nicole Sassaman’s interior design showroom, a great place to pick up all kinds of stylish, “sassy” gifts—from candles and serving trays to books, clothing and accessories. Known for her punchy, contemporary aesthetic, Sassaman is an author and television host who has appeared on HGTV, Fine Living, and the Style Network. 

116 Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Instagram: @nicole_sassaman

Books, Art & Gifts 

Mystery Pier Books

Located just beyond the Melrose District on the Sunset Strip, Mystery Pier Books is a must-visit for the bibliophile on your list. The shop offers collectible first editions, rare and out-of-print books plus a selection of modern and classic literature. 

8826 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Instagram: @mysterypierbooks

Book Soup

The largest general interest independent bookstore in Hollywood and a historic Los Angeles landmark, Book Soup houses 60,000+ titles and hosts hundreds of author events and signings each year. Set a little outside the Melrose District up on the Sunset Strip, this iconic indie book shop is always worth the trip. 

8818 Sunset Blvd. 
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Instagram: @booksoup

The Melrose Trading Post

Open every Sunday at Fairfax High School from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., this open-air market is a great place to find local vendors offering an inspiring range of products, from candles and home decor items to plants, clothing and jewelry. 

7850 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Instagram: @melrosetradingpost

Candle Delirium

Need a no-fail gift? You can’t go wrong with a candle. Stop by Candle Delirium for a divinely scented candle, room spray or soap from top tier home bands like Jonathan Adler, Malin & Goetz and Molton Brown. They’re offering 15% off everything Black Friday through Monday, November 29. 

7980 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046

Instagram: @candledelirium

Classic Artforms

A longstanding resource for standout pieces, Classic Artfroms is stocked with unique works by local and internationally renowned artists. While not open on Black Friday, they’ll be offering reduced prices throughout the weekend. 

9009 Beverly Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048

Crystalarium

Filled with gems, minerals, crystal jewelry and collectibles, this shop is a must-visit for distinct, show-stopping stocking stuffers and objets d’art. For Black Friday they’re offering 20% a single purchase (no item limit) as well as storewide markdowns. 

534 N.La Cienega Blvd, Suite B
West Hollywood, CA 90048

Instagram: @crystalariumla

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Wellness & Beauty 

Violet Grey

A one-stop shop for the beauty-lovers on your list. Violet Grey’s Melrose Place boutique offers a curated selection of cosmetics, body care, supplements and fragrances from internationally renowned icons like La Mer and Vintner’s Daughter to LA-born brands like Kayo Beauty. 

8452 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Instagram: @violetgrey

Raya Skin Care Salon

Deep tissue massages, 24-karat gold facials and luxe body scrubs—this day spa, established in 1982, offers a number of treatments and products perfect as gifts or some much-needed self care. 

533 N. La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048

Instagram: @rayaspa

Dermalogica

A few minutes from The Addison, and just beyond the Melrose District, Dermalogica’s West Hollywood flagship offers giftable product kits for any skin-savvy person on your list. You can also give the gift of a holiday glow with a customized facial. 

605 N W Knoll Dr.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Instagram: @dermalogicaflagship

The Bar Method

Known for their challenging barre classes that build strength and flexibility, The Bar Method’s West Hollywood studio offers apparel, gear and a 30-day introductory trial with access to in-person or Zoom classes—all great gifts for anyone looking for a fresh way to feel fit. 

8416 West Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Instagram: @barmethodweho

Barry’s Bootcamp

For the fitness fiend on your list, consider a gift card to Barry’s. Their HIIT workout has a steadfast following and outposts throughout the LA area—including two near The Addison, the closest is just blocks away at the newly revamped Beverly Center. 

8500 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Instagram: @barrys

P.volve

P.volve offers a low-impact workout based on functional movement using resistance equipment and special kits. They offer online and in-person classes with movement specialists and trainers, and for Black Friday P.volve’s classes, equipment and kits are up to 50% off. 

8447 Melrose Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Instagram: @pvolvelosangeles

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Food & Beverage

V Wine Room

Gifting meets gourmet experiences in this  1930’s library-themed tasting room and wine bar. Enjoy charcuterie and chocolates while the highly knowledgeable staff helps you select from more than 200 wines or craft beers—all sure to impress. Black Friday deals include 20% off select bottles.  

903 Westbourne Drive
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Instagram: @vwineroom

La Chouquette

Who doesn’t enjoy a petite pastry? This Parisian patisserie sits just beyond the Melrose District (but still on Melrose Avenue) and offers picture-perfect pastries perfect for holiday hosting gifts or a special celebration. 

7350 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Instagram: @lachouquetteofficial

Looking for more nearby shops? For details on additional Melrose Avenue retailers, visit melroseavenue-shop.com