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As vacation season approaches, we'll be rolling out guides to the best shopping in ten Racked cities. Up first: Racked LA's can't-miss stores.

Topshop LA

In addition to star-studded hiking trails and cold-pressed juice bars, Los Angeles is also home to some of the globe's most eclectic shopping destinations. From one-of-a-kind indie boutiques like TenOverSix on Melrose to fast fashion flagships like Topshop at The Grove to hidden treasures like Shareen Vintage in Downtown LA to home decor haunts like MUJI in Hollywood, here are ten tourist-friendly LA stores to hit while you're in town.


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Acne Studios

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This cult-favorite Swedish retailer joined DTLA's rising retail scene last December. Featuring futuristic decor and an out-of-the-box inventory, Acne's largest store in the world is already a go-to for both locals and out-of-towners.

Céline

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Residing on ritzy Rodeo Drive, this popular French export is filled with It accessories, from bags to jewelry to footwear. [Photo: LA Times]

Just One Eye

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Part art space and part boutique, Just One Eye features investment wares from eclectic, hard-to-find labels like Maiyet, Kris Van Assche, N.OOR and The Row, whose $55,000 backpacks with Damien Hirst debuted here back in 2012.

MUJI Hollywood

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MUJI's 8,600-square-foot US flagship debuted in LA last year. Offering an IKEA-meets-Uniqlo vibe, the Japanese retailer's simplistic home offerings and perfectly packaged minimalist goods are ideal for any clean and cool abode.

Opening Ceremony

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Boasting an awesome shop-in-shop format, OC's LA flagship is filled with cult-favorite designers like Kenzo and Acne, awesome apothecary options like Aesop and Diptyque and all the Proenza Schouler bags you could ever possibly need. [Photo: Opening Ceremony]

rag & bone

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If your goal is to catch some celeb sightings while you're out here, beeline to Rag & Bone, where the NY brand's Melrose shop is frequently graced with style stars like Kate Bosworth and Rachel Bilson. [Photo: Twitter]

Rose Bowl Flea Market

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On the second Sunday of every month, more than 2,500 vintage and antique vendors set up shop at the Rose Bowl stadium for thousands of shoppers, some of whom get there as early as 5am. On offer: art, furniture, housewares, clothes, accessories and odds and ends of all sorts. [Photo: Rose Bowl Flea]

Shareen Vintage

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A visit to LA just wouldn't be complete without Shareen Vintage. This semi-top secret vintage warehouse boasts rare retro threads hand-picked by the legendary shop's owner, Shareen Mitchell. No boys are allowed (seriously, leave them at home) so lady patrons can drop trou to try on the wares anywhere throughout the store. [Photo: Shareen]

TENOVERSIX

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This cult-favorite shopping destination is filled with playful and fashion-forward clothing, shoes and accessories from brands like 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang and Kaelen. Bonus: there's an adorable selection of stylish kids clothes, too.

Topshop Topman

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Multiple floors, a massive shoe salon, a men's suiting section, VIP dressing rooms, personal stylists and trendy clothing galore: welcome to Topshop's LA flagship.

Acne Studios

This cult-favorite Swedish retailer joined DTLA's rising retail scene last December. Featuring futuristic decor and an out-of-the-box inventory, Acne's largest store in the world is already a go-to for both locals and out-of-towners.

Céline

Residing on ritzy Rodeo Drive, this popular French export is filled with It accessories, from bags to jewelry to footwear. [Photo: LA Times]

Just One Eye

Part art space and part boutique, Just One Eye features investment wares from eclectic, hard-to-find labels like Maiyet, Kris Van Assche, N.OOR and The Row, whose $55,000 backpacks with Damien Hirst debuted here back in 2012.

MUJI Hollywood

MUJI's 8,600-square-foot US flagship debuted in LA last year. Offering an IKEA-meets-Uniqlo vibe, the Japanese retailer's simplistic home offerings and perfectly packaged minimalist goods are ideal for any clean and cool abode.

Opening Ceremony

Boasting an awesome shop-in-shop format, OC's LA flagship is filled with cult-favorite designers like Kenzo and Acne, awesome apothecary options like Aesop and Diptyque and all the Proenza Schouler bags you could ever possibly need. [Photo: Opening Ceremony]

rag & bone

If your goal is to catch some celeb sightings while you're out here, beeline to Rag & Bone, where the NY brand's Melrose shop is frequently graced with style stars like Kate Bosworth and Rachel Bilson. [Photo: Twitter]

Rose Bowl Flea Market

On the second Sunday of every month, more than 2,500 vintage and antique vendors set up shop at the Rose Bowl stadium for thousands of shoppers, some of whom get there as early as 5am. On offer: art, furniture, housewares, clothes, accessories and odds and ends of all sorts. [Photo: Rose Bowl Flea]

Shareen Vintage

A visit to LA just wouldn't be complete without Shareen Vintage. This semi-top secret vintage warehouse boasts rare retro threads hand-picked by the legendary shop's owner, Shareen Mitchell. No boys are allowed (seriously, leave them at home) so lady patrons can drop trou to try on the wares anywhere throughout the store. [Photo: Shareen]

TENOVERSIX

This cult-favorite shopping destination is filled with playful and fashion-forward clothing, shoes and accessories from brands like 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang and Kaelen. Bonus: there's an adorable selection of stylish kids clothes, too.

Topshop Topman

Multiple floors, a massive shoe salon, a men's suiting section, VIP dressing rooms, personal stylists and trendy clothing galore: welcome to Topshop's LA flagship.