clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Round 2: WeHo Takes On Santa Monica

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Welcome back to Neighborhood Style Showdown, our quest to determine New York City's most stylish neighborhood.

Santa Monica Place. Image via e-architect

It's now officially time in our showdown to kick off Round 2, wherein Round 1 victors West Hollywood and Santa Monica will be battling over which area has the best style.

West Hollywood: out and proud, full of cool boutiques and some super high-end destinations, like Balenciaga and Christian Louboutin. Santa Monica: got a lock on lots of major brands as well as indies like hip'tique and Moondance. Plus, they have that beach-access thing which is really nice, when you think about it.

Poll results

· What's More Stylish: Venice or Downtown LA? [Racked]
· What's More Stylish: Silver Lake or the Valley? [Racked]
· What's More Stylish: Santa Monica or Hollywood? [Racked]
· What's More Stylish: West Hollywood or Beverly Hills? [Racked]

Christian Louboutin

650 N Robertson Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069 310-247-9300 Visit Website