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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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1. Maxfield

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8825 Melrose Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 274-8800
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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.

2. Herve Leger

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10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 772-0819
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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.

3. Agent Provocateur

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7961 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046-7118
(323) 653-0229
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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.

4. Chanel Boutique

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125 North Robertson Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 278-5505
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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.

5. Kiki de Montparnasse

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8481 Melrose Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 951-9545
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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.

6. Neil Lane

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708 N La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90069
(310) 275-5015
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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.

7. Van Cleef & Arpels

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300 N Rodeo Drive
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 276-1161
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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.

8. Tom Ford

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346 North Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 270-9440
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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.

9. Prada

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343 N Rodeo Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 278-8661
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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.

10. Louis Vuitton

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6801 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 962-6216
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.

11. Henry Beguelin

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23410 Civic Center Way
Malibu, CA 90265
(310) 317-6177
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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.

12. Carolina Herrera

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8441 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 782-9090
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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.

13. Marni

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8460 Melrose Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90068
(323) 782-1101
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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.

14. Monique Lhuillier

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8485 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 655-1088
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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.

15. OMEGA Boutique - Beverly Center

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8500 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 854-0003
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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.

16. Yves Saint Laurent

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8500 Beverly Blvd, Ste 746
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 657-4019
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.

17. Fendi

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355 Rodeo Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA
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.

18. Swarovski

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189 The Grove Dr Spc Q20
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 935-0433
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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.

19. Mona Moore

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1112 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90291
(310) 452-4070
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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.

20. La Perla

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433 North Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 860-0561
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Sexy, extravagant lingerie and pretty swimwear is what La Perla's all about.

21. Balenciaga

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8670 Melrose Av. West Hollywood
Los Angeles, CA CA 90069
(310) 854-0557
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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.

22. Serafina

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2670 Mission Street
San Marino, CA 91108
(626) 799-9809
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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.

23. Ralph Lauren

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141-143 North Robertson Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 274-0171
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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.

24. Bally of Switzerland

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340 N Rodeo Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 271-3310
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Swiss fashion house Bally started with a shoe collection and now carries elegant apparel, handbags and accessories.

25. Dior

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309 Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 859-4700
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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.

26. Christian Louboutin

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650 N Robertson Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 247-9300
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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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1. Maxfield

8825 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069
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.
8825 Melrose Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90069

2. Herve Leger

10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067
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.
10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067

3. Agent Provocateur

7961 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7118
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.
7961 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046-7118

4. Chanel Boutique

125 North Robertson Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048
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.
125 North Robertson Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

5. Kiki de Montparnasse

8481 Melrose Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90069
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.
8481 Melrose Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90069

6. Neil Lane

708 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90069
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.
708 N La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90069

7. Van Cleef & Arpels

300 N Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles, CA
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.
300 N Rodeo Drive
Los Angeles, CA

8. Tom Ford

346 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
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.
346 North Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

9. Prada

343 N Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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.
343 N Rodeo Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

10. Louis Vuitton

6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
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.
6801 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028

11. Henry Beguelin

23410 Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265
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.
23410 Civic Center Way
Malibu, CA 90265

12. Carolina Herrera

8441 Melrose Place, Los Angeles, CA 90069
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.
8441 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069

13. Marni

8460 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90068
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.
8460 Melrose Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90068

14. Monique Lhuillier

8485 Melrose Place, Los Angeles, CA 90069
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.
8485 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069

15. OMEGA Boutique - Beverly Center

8500 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048
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.
8500 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

16. Yves Saint Laurent

8500 Beverly Blvd, Ste 746, Los Angeles, CA 90048
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.
8500 Beverly Blvd, Ste 746
Los Angeles, CA 90048

17. Fendi

355 Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills, CA
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.
355 Rodeo Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA

18. Swarovski

189 The Grove Dr Spc Q20, Los Angeles, CA 90036
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.
189 The Grove Dr Spc Q20
Los Angeles, CA 90036

19. Mona Moore

1112 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90291
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.
1112 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90291

20. La Perla

433 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Sexy, extravagant lingerie and pretty swimwear is what La Perla's all about.
433 North Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

21. Balenciaga

8670 Melrose Av. West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA CA 90069
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.
8670 Melrose Av. West Hollywood
Los Angeles, CA CA 90069

22. Serafina

2670 Mission Street, San Marino, CA 91108