Now that the big box madness that is Black Friday has come and gone, it's time to toast Small Business Saturday—a day when shoppers across the country are encouraged to support small, local boutiques.
While we're definitely not above shopping at huge retailers for necessities (where else can you buy a juicer, iPad, and electric toothbrush all in one place?), the real magic takes place at LA's many independent stores, where inspiring fashion thrives and incredible shop owners work tirelessly to keep their dreams alive.
Give thanks to your neighborhood mom and pop shop today by paying them a visit and picking up one of their unique, hard-to-find offerings. Since our city is filled with an overwhelming amount of treasure troves, we've rounded up 20 go-tos, ranging from high fashion sanctuaries like Maxfield to cult designer incubators like TenOverSix to beautification stations like Violet Grey. Some are even hosting special deals for the occasion, so keep an eye out!
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