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Shop US-Made Wares, Boho Gems, & Cool Surf Gear in Silver Lake

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Although we've previously explored Silver Lake's Sunset Boulevard, the stylish stretch has recently scored a host of cool shops that call for another Eastside visit. Now that cult-favorite label A.P.C. and Aussie apothecary brand Aesop joining the nabe this spring, let's take a moment to appreciate the block before officially explodes (and before parking inevitably becomes a headache).

Up ahead, find your Perfect Saturday itinerary, which includes where to shop American-made apparel alongside sleek bicycles, where to score bohemian accoutrements, where to grub on modern Chinese cuisine, and more.


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Start your day at indie jewelry boutique Dream Collective, one of our favorite local shops for bohemian bling. Pick up designer Kathryn Bentley's affordable, globally-inspired bangles, gemstone necklaces, colorful enamel earrings, and more unique accessories, some of which are currently on sale.



Next, walk north to Mollusk Surf Shop's newest Cali location (3511 W Sunset Blvd.), where you'll find sleek surfboards and beach-ready merch for women, men, and kids. The beach-minded retailer is also unloading their inventory at slashed prices; now's a pretty good time to pick up the brand's cozy pima cotton sweaters, swimwear, and more before beach season officially returns.



Your next stop is another new addition, Detroit-based design company Shinola (3515 W Sunset Blvd). The brand's first West Coast flagship offers its U.S.-made luxe watches, vintage-inspired bicycles, leather goods, minimalist stationery, and clothing collabs with Steven Alan and other cool labels.


Pine and Crane

Finally, end your retail therapy journey at foodie-faved eatery Pine and Crane (1521 Griffith Park Blvd.), a modern Taiwanese-Chinese cuisine without the MSG. The resto's "seasonally-minded" menu offers handmade noodles, rice bowls (including vegetarian options), and delish tea, and dishes are made with ingredients handpicked from the founders's family farm.

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