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Whip out that Amex Black: It's time for luxury shopping. We've rounded up LA's most expensive stores, from the high-end designers on Rodeo to an Abbot Kinney boutique that carries The Row and vintage Chanel. Whether you're looking for a status shoe, an It bag or a red carpet-worthy gown, there's a place on here that will do major damage to your checking and savings. If we've missed your favorite swanky spot, let us know in the comments.—Stephanie Chan


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Maxfield

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You know a store's gonna be expensive when there's multiple oversize stone statues guarding the entrance. For avant garde pieces and four-dollar-sign designers, Maxfield is the ultimate shopping destination. Splurge on Chanel, Rick Owens, Céline and one-of-a-kind Balmain pieces.

Herve Leger

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There are tons of stores selling bodycon dresses these days, but the original bandage dress was designed by Herve Leger. Now presented by Max Azria, a signature suck-it-in style costs as much as $1,800.

Agent Provocateur

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For the finest quality in bras, corsets and lingerie, shoppers lay their credit cards down here. Expect to shell out a few hundred per set.

Chanel Boutique

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In the wise words of Coco Chanel, “Fashion fades, only style remains the same.” The iconic French fashion label continues to be known its elegant clothes, accessories and most notably, every girl’s favorite quilted-leather handbag with interlocking Cs.

Kiki de Montparnasse

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Like its luxe LA flagship, Kiki de Montparnasse’s distinctive collection of lingerie is sophisticated with a touch of kink. The wares include provocative cage bras ($395) to silk crochet thongs ($210) to masks, whips and a $550 gold vibrator.

Neil Lane

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Neil Lane has catered to some of Hollywood’s most famous starlets, including Elizabeth Taylor and Barbra Streisand. His incredibly bling-y, handcrafted jewelry has also been prominently featured on The Bachelor franchise.

Van Cleef & Arpels

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Famed French jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels has been outfitting whales and their wives with jewelry, watches and perfume for more than a hundred years. Their work is often credited on red carpets, and at this year's Globes, was worn by everyone from Adele to Jeremy Renner to Catherine Zeta Jones.

Tom Ford

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After making his name at Gucci, Tom Ford launched a namesake label synonymous with luxury. Everything is top-notch, from the materials to the cuts to the service.
The three-floor, Rem Koolhaas-designed flagship for the venerable Italian label might just be as impressive as the wares it houses. Bag prices start in the low thousands.

Louis Vuitton

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Part of the status-bag set, the Parisian brand's famed monogrammed accessories have made it onto the arms of just about every female celeb in town.

Henry Beguelin

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The buttery, boho purses at this luxe mainstay are all stitched by hand—perhaps justifying their stratospheric price tags. Unlike some of its fancy counterparts, Beguelin keeps things discreet, marking its bags with a small metal stick figure.

Carolina Herrera

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Jackie Kennedy, Michelle Obama and Renée Zellweger are just a few of Carolina Herrera’s famous clients. The designer's known for her classic, sophisticated pieces—and, of course, for jaw-dropping wedding gowns.
Under Consuelo Castiglioni’s direction, the Italian label's take on luxury is quirky and refreshing. Printed dresses are about $1,000 and up with patterns ranging from zebra stripes to pineapples.

Monique Lhuillier

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Monique Lhuillier’s collection is a fave when walking down the aisle or hitting the red carpet. Famous fans include Gwyneth Paltrow, Zooey Deschanel and Drew Barrymore. An evening gown can be as much as $10,000.

OMEGA Boutique - Beverly Center

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Omega has made history since it was founded in 1848. From its innovative technology to its sleek designs, it’s no wonder that the leading watch brand has been the Official Timekeeper for the Olympic Games since 1932. An original piece can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $15,000.

Yves Saint Laurent

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Although Hedi Slimane recently re-branded the celebrated French fashion house as Saint Laurent Paris, it’s hard to forget the Yves in YSL. Regardless of the name change, there’s nothing more fancy than owning an original, ready-to-wear leather jacket (at nearly $5,000) or a classic blazer for almost $3,000.
With its eye-catching double-“F” logo, it’s hard to miss a Fendi. The iconic Baguette bag runs from about $1,000 and up. For that price, you could also score a pair of the label's leather spike heels.

Swarovski

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When it comes to crystal couture, there’s none other than Swarovski. Crystal glass sculptures, jewelry, chandeliers, and even shiny bears—the Austrian brand does it all. The classic crystal Maxi Swan is over $5,000 while a limited edition glittery, gold Chinese dragon is $20,000.

Mona Moore

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This small Venice boutique is a fashion powerhouse, carrying high-end designers such as Marni, The Row, Balenciaga and Chloé—not to mention vintage Chanel and YSL jewelry.

La Perla

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Sexy, extravagant lingerie and pretty swimwear is what La Perla's all about.

Balenciaga

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As one of the four exclusive stores in the US, this Melrose boutique carries the French fashion house’s avant garde ready-to-wear collections for men and women as well as coveted accessories.

Serafina

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Tucked in San Marino’s historic Mission Village, Serafina curates a mix of designer apparel, handbags, shoes and jewelry including wares from Jenni Kayne, Alexander Wang, Calypso, Clover Canyon and Viktor & Rolf.

Ralph Lauren

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Ralph Lauren epitomizes American luxury. At his Robertson shop, buyers can select items from Ralph's higher-end Black, Blue and Purple Label collections.

Bally of Switzerland

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Swiss fashion house Bally started with a shoe collection and now carries elegant apparel, handbags and accessories.
Another Rodeo mainstay, this 5,000-square-foot shop is filled with luxe ready-to-wear, bags, shoes and jewelry. There's a VIP salon on the second floor for celebs and the like who prefer more private shopping experience.

Christian Louboutin

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With their shiny red soles, Louboutin's sky-high, leg-elongating stilettos are total status-symbol shoes.

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Maxfield

You know a store's gonna be expensive when there's multiple oversize stone statues guarding the entrance. For avant garde pieces and four-dollar-sign designers, Maxfield is the ultimate shopping destination. Splurge on Chanel, Rick Owens, Céline and one-of-a-kind Balmain pieces.

Herve Leger

There are tons of stores selling bodycon dresses these days, but the original bandage dress was designed by Herve Leger. Now presented by Max Azria, a signature suck-it-in style costs as much as $1,800.

Agent Provocateur

For the finest quality in bras, corsets and lingerie, shoppers lay their credit cards down here. Expect to shell out a few hundred per set.

Chanel Boutique

In the wise words of Coco Chanel, “Fashion fades, only style remains the same.” The iconic French fashion label continues to be known its elegant clothes, accessories and most notably, every girl’s favorite quilted-leather handbag with interlocking Cs.

Kiki de Montparnasse

Like its luxe LA flagship, Kiki de Montparnasse’s distinctive collection of lingerie is sophisticated with a touch of kink. The wares include provocative cage bras ($395) to silk crochet thongs ($210) to masks, whips and a $550 gold vibrator.

Neil Lane

Neil Lane has catered to some of Hollywood’s most famous starlets, including Elizabeth Taylor and Barbra Streisand. His incredibly bling-y, handcrafted jewelry has also been prominently featured on The Bachelor franchise.

Van Cleef & Arpels

Famed French jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels has been outfitting whales and their wives with jewelry, watches and perfume for more than a hundred years. Their work is often credited on red carpets, and at this year's Globes, was worn by everyone from Adele to Jeremy Renner to Catherine Zeta Jones.

Tom Ford

After making his name at Gucci, Tom Ford launched a namesake label synonymous with luxury. Everything is top-notch, from the materials to the cuts to the service.

Prada

The three-floor, Rem Koolhaas-designed flagship for the venerable Italian label might just be as impressive as the wares it houses. Bag prices start in the low thousands.

Louis Vuitton

Part of the status-bag set, the Parisian brand's famed monogrammed accessories have made it onto the arms of just about every female celeb in town.

Henry Beguelin

The buttery, boho purses at this luxe mainstay are all stitched by hand—perhaps justifying their stratospheric price tags. Unlike some of its fancy counterparts, Beguelin keeps things discreet, marking its bags with a small metal stick figure.

Carolina Herrera

Jackie Kennedy, Michelle Obama and Renée Zellweger are just a few of Carolina Herrera’s famous clients. The designer's known for her classic, sophisticated pieces—and, of course, for jaw-dropping wedding gowns.

Marni

Under Consuelo Castiglioni’s direction, the Italian label's take on luxury is quirky and refreshing. Printed dresses are about $1,000 and up with patterns ranging from zebra stripes to pineapples.

Monique Lhuillier

Monique Lhuillier’s collection is a fave when walking down the aisle or hitting the red carpet. Famous fans include Gwyneth Paltrow, Zooey Deschanel and Drew Barrymore. An evening gown can be as much as $10,000.

OMEGA Boutique - Beverly Center

Omega has made history since it was founded in 1848. From its innovative technology to its sleek designs, it’s no wonder that the leading watch brand has been the Official Timekeeper for the Olympic Games since 1932. An original piece can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $15,000.

Yves Saint Laurent

Although Hedi Slimane recently re-branded the celebrated French fashion house as Saint Laurent Paris, it’s hard to forget the Yves in YSL. Regardless of the name change, there’s nothing more fancy than owning an original, ready-to-wear leather jacket (at nearly $5,000) or a classic blazer for almost $3,000.

Fendi

With its eye-catching double-“F” logo, it’s hard to miss a Fendi. The iconic Baguette bag runs from about $1,000 and up. For that price, you could also score a pair of the label's leather spike heels.

Swarovski

When it comes to crystal couture, there’s none other than Swarovski. Crystal glass sculptures, jewelry, chandeliers, and even shiny bears—the Austrian brand does it all. The classic crystal Maxi Swan is over $5,000 while a limited edition glittery, gold Chinese dragon is $20,000.

Mona Moore

This small Venice boutique is a fashion powerhouse, carrying high-end designers such as Marni, The Row, Balenciaga and Chloé—not to mention vintage Chanel and YSL jewelry.