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Kathryn Amberleigh on West 3rd
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12 of the Best Shoe Stores In Los Angeles

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Kathryn Amberleigh on West 3rd

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"They went into my closets looking for skeletons, but thank God, all they found were shoes, beautiful shoes," said Imelda Marcos, the notorious shoe hoarder and lover of glamour. Shoes are one of those wardrobe essentials that literally get walked into the ground and unlike certain Philippine-born millionaires, we still don't have enough of them. Whether you're looking for heels for a wedding, flats for the office or sneakers for the gym, we've rounded up 12 of the best LA resources for all your shoe needs. As always, let we know if we've missed your favorite in the comments.—Stephanie Chan


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Mona Moore

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Mona Moore stocks rare, spendy options from designers you don't expect to see right next to the beach—Haider Ackermann, Ann Demeulemeester, Martin Margiela, Marni. Expect to drop a few hundred all the way up to more than a thousand per pair.

Steve Madden - 3rd Street Promenade

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The rise of thick, chunky heels in the early '90s can basically be attributed to shoe pioneer Steve Madden, whose selection now pays tribute to the most of-the-moment trends out there. Find everything from work-appropriate pumps and casual flats to stripper-esque heels, all at a relative bargain.

elyse walker

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Stretching across nearly an entire block on Antioch Street in Pacific Palisades, this specialty boutique displays Givenchy, Lanvin, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Nicholas Kirkwood, Aquazzura and Prada in its shoe section.

rag & bone

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Rag & Bone’s booties have inspired a cult following among Hollywood starlets and fashionable ladies alike.
Like Steve Madden, this Canadian-born retailer specializes in on-trend, super-affordable heels, boots, flats and sandals.

LF stores

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LF is statement shoe heaven, home to lots of eye-catching styles from the likes of Jeffrey Campbell and Kelsi Dagger.

Kathryn Amberleigh

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Plain white walls are a perfect backdrop for designer Kathryn Kim's handmade, brightly colored, work-of-art shoes. The craftsmanship isn't necessarily reflected in the price—Kim keeps costs low by producing styles at her own factory.

Christian Louboutin

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Louboutin fans love the French designer's sky-high heels and of course, their iconic lipstick-red soles.

Nike Running The Grove

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The newly-revamped Grove location has a nice selection of Nike's men's and women's sneakers as well as a full array of workout clothing.
For retro lovers, Re-Mix boutique is a great resource. They specialize in never-worn styles from the '20s, '30s and '40s and also carry their own reproduction line.

Sportie LA

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It can seem a little dusty and overstuffed, but for sneaker lovers this Melrose Avenue mainstay is a must-hit. They're packed to the gills with styles by Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Supra, Converse, New Balance, Superga and so many more.

Vamp Shoes

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A small neighborhood boutique with a solid collection of footwear by the likes of Dolce Vita, Rachel Comey, Jeffrey Campbell and Frye.

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Mona Moore

Mona Moore stocks rare, spendy options from designers you don't expect to see right next to the beach—Haider Ackermann, Ann Demeulemeester, Martin Margiela, Marni. Expect to drop a few hundred all the way up to more than a thousand per pair.

Steve Madden - 3rd Street Promenade

The rise of thick, chunky heels in the early '90s can basically be attributed to shoe pioneer Steve Madden, whose selection now pays tribute to the most of-the-moment trends out there. Find everything from work-appropriate pumps and casual flats to stripper-esque heels, all at a relative bargain.

elyse walker

Stretching across nearly an entire block on Antioch Street in Pacific Palisades, this specialty boutique displays Givenchy, Lanvin, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Nicholas Kirkwood, Aquazzura and Prada in its shoe section.

rag & bone

Rag & Bone’s booties have inspired a cult following among Hollywood starlets and fashionable ladies alike.

Aldo

Like Steve Madden, this Canadian-born retailer specializes in on-trend, super-affordable heels, boots, flats and sandals.

LF stores

LF is statement shoe heaven, home to lots of eye-catching styles from the likes of Jeffrey Campbell and Kelsi Dagger.

Kathryn Amberleigh

Plain white walls are a perfect backdrop for designer Kathryn Kim's handmade, brightly colored, work-of-art shoes. The craftsmanship isn't necessarily reflected in the price—Kim keeps costs low by producing styles at her own factory.

Christian Louboutin

Louboutin fans love the French designer's sky-high heels and of course, their iconic lipstick-red soles.

Nike Running The Grove

The newly-revamped Grove location has a nice selection of Nike's men's and women's sneakers as well as a full array of workout clothing.

Re-Mix

For retro lovers, Re-Mix boutique is a great resource. They specialize in never-worn styles from the '20s, '30s and '40s and also carry their own reproduction line.

Sportie LA

It can seem a little dusty and overstuffed, but for sneaker lovers this Melrose Avenue mainstay is a must-hit. They're packed to the gills with styles by Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Supra, Converse, New Balance, Superga and so many more.

Vamp Shoes

A small neighborhood boutique with a solid collection of footwear by the likes of Dolce Vita, Rachel Comey, Jeffrey Campbell and Frye.