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There's much more to Venice than America's coolest block. On top of offering a stylish selection of indie shops and local labels, the coastal commune has attracted an array of international imports — making it a retail therapy destination among Angelenos and fashionable visitors.

In addition to Abbot Kinney's best boutiques, we've rounded up the must-stop stores beyond the buzzing shopping stretch. From low-key Main Street to rising Lincoln Boulevard, see them all below and give your faves a shout-out in the comments if we missed them.

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Formerly online shop Lust Covet Desire, the stylish shopkeep-helmed boutique (now named LCD) stocks avant-garde fashion with a minimalist twist, like indie designers Shaina Mote and Henrik Vibskov, fine jeweler Gabriela Artigas, bags by Otaat, and footwear by Brother Vellies, to name a few.
Photo: Kathryn Page

III Luxury Collective

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When three high-fashion stops decamp from Abbot Kinney, they joined forces as III Luxury Collective. Swing by Mona Moore (which recently expanded beyond just footwear and accessories) for cult-favorite labels like Vetements and Margiela, hit up Pamela Barish for avant-garde clothing, and stop into LFrank for fine accoutrements and luxurious lingerie.
Photo: III Luxury Collective

Artists & Fleas: Westminster Elementary School

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This NYC-bred bazaar happens every Saturday from 11am to 5pm, when over 100 of the coolest local vintage vendors, artists, and makers hawk throwback fashion, handmade decor, and more. Don't forget to commemorate your visit at the TinType Booth, which develops old-timey portraits using a cool antique camera (almost) instantly.

Bassike

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This Australian label's first stateside outpost isn't your average basics shop. The sleek space offers Bassike's organic cotton essentials for women, men, and kids, plus denim, linen dresses, twill jackets, and other staples with an avant-garde edge. The minimalist lifestyle boutique also carries swimwear by Malia Jones, sandals by Birkenstock, neoprene carryalls by State of Escape, and luxe leather accessories by Plus Equals.

Flowerboy Project

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This concept flower shop and café is like a mini-outpost for DTLA Arts District's Alchemy Works, offering fresh florals and cool crystals alongside luxe leather bags by Vere Verto and Less Bore, stationery by Public Supply, fragrances by Fiele, and an assortment of handmade jewelry, textiles, and more. While you're here, pick up a latte or an iced rose tea, complete with flower petals sprinkled on top.
This indie boutique was one of the first to bring cult-cool Aussie labels to LA. Here, find apparel from brands like Shakuhachi, Zimmermann, Zanerobe, and Cameo Collective alongside eyewear from A Dead Coffin Club, footwear from Sol Sana, and more.
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This cool souvenir shop is filled with non-cheesy novelties and home goods for the charmed Cali life, like teakwood tabletop accessories, leather carryalls by Baggu, jewelry from Zoe Chicco ad Dogeared, cute greeting cards and stationery, books, and "artisan goods for 'independent thinkers'." Be sure to head next door for Burro's adorable children's shop, where stylish kids clothing and accessories await (because everything is cuter when pint-sized).

General Admission

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Proving that not all surfer dudes are of the sunbleached, scraggy-haired persuasion, this minimalist-cool men's boutique is inspired by Japan's cool neighborhood shops. On top of its in-house line of sleek wardrobe staples, General Admission offers denim from Levi's Made and Crafted, eyewear by Garrett Leight, and hats by Ebbets Field.

General Store

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The folks at General Store have managed to gather a selection of unique, beautiful pieces for men, women, children and home that all feel very "California." There are Earth Tu face beauty products, woven baskets, beaded keychains, A Détacher hairy pillows and much, much more. Basically, it's one of those "I didn't know I wanted that but now I need it" sorts of places.
This Abbot Kinney anchor houses an array of cult-favorite French labels (like Isabel Marant and Jerome Dreyfuss) alongside edgy-cool stateside designers like Raquel Allegra, Ulla Johnson, Rachel Comey, and many other indie talents.
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Le Magazyn

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Focusing on mindfully-made goods from Brazilian-bred artisans, this new boutique and art gallery offers an eclectic range of handmade clothing, footwear, accessories, jewelry, home furnishings, art, and decor.

Nick Fouquet

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Beloved by hat lovers like Pharrell, Madonna, and Bob Dylan, Venice milliner Nick Fouquet crafts handmade toppers — each finished off with his signature matchstick — with a beachside bohemian vibe. Chapeaus fall in the $800 to $1k and up range; if that's out of your budget, Fouquet's bungalow-turned studio is still worth a visit, if only to size up your dome to his celebrity clientele.

Surfing Cowboys

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Although technically outside the official Venice border, this legendary vintage shop (which relocated from Abbot Kinney to Mar Vista) deserves a mention for capturing the soul of Venice. Here, find furniture, decor, surfboards, and more for your cool beach shack.

The Mart Collective

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This blogstar-vintage and antique mall is filled with dozens and dozens of vendors offering everything from bohemian modern decor to mid-century modern furniture.
Photo: The Mart Collective

Tortoise General Store

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Cali-modern lifestyle queen Jenni Kayne digs this Japanese housewares boutique, where you'll find printastic tea towels, minimalist stationery, brass pens, and even a book on how to live the wabi-sabi life.
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Christy Dawn

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At the model-turned-designer's dreamy corner boutique (which technically has a Santa Monica ZIP code), you'll find a range of vintage-inspired dresses made from cool deadstock fabrics. From off-the-shoulder numbers to wrap wonders, there's a style for every type of bohemian style star.

LCD

Photo: Kathryn Page
Formerly online shop Lust Covet Desire, the stylish shopkeep-helmed boutique (now named LCD) stocks avant-garde fashion with a minimalist twist, like indie designers Shaina Mote and Henrik Vibskov, fine jeweler Gabriela Artigas, bags by Otaat, and footwear by Brother Vellies, to name a few.
Photo: Kathryn Page

III Luxury Collective

Photo: III Luxury Collective
When three high-fashion stops decamp from Abbot Kinney, they joined forces as III Luxury Collective. Swing by Mona Moore (which recently expanded beyond just footwear and accessories) for cult-favorite labels like Vetements and Margiela, hit up Pamela Barish for avant-garde clothing, and stop into LFrank for fine accoutrements and luxurious lingerie.
Photo: III Luxury Collective

Artists & Fleas: Westminster Elementary School

This NYC-bred bazaar happens every Saturday from 11am to 5pm, when over 100 of the coolest local vintage vendors, artists, and makers hawk throwback fashion, handmade decor, and more. Don't forget to commemorate your visit at the TinType Booth, which develops old-timey portraits using a cool antique camera (almost) instantly.

Bassike

This Australian label's first stateside outpost isn't your average basics shop. The sleek space offers Bassike's organic cotton essentials for women, men, and kids, plus denim, linen dresses, twill jackets, and other staples with an avant-garde edge. The minimalist lifestyle boutique also carries swimwear by Malia Jones, sandals by Birkenstock, neoprene carryalls by State of Escape, and luxe leather accessories by Plus Equals.

Flowerboy Project

This concept flower shop and café is like a mini-outpost for DTLA Arts District's Alchemy Works, offering fresh florals and cool crystals alongside luxe leather bags by Vere Verto and Less Bore, stationery by Public Supply, fragrances by Fiele, and an assortment of handmade jewelry, textiles, and more. While you're here, pick up a latte or an iced rose tea, complete with flower petals sprinkled on top.

AUST

Photo: Aust
This indie boutique was one of the first to bring cult-cool Aussie labels to LA. Here, find apparel from brands like Shakuhachi, Zimmermann, Zanerobe, and Cameo Collective alongside eyewear from A Dead Coffin Club, footwear from Sol Sana, and more.
Photo: Aust

Burro

This cool souvenir shop is filled with non-cheesy novelties and home goods for the charmed Cali life, like teakwood tabletop accessories, leather carryalls by Baggu, jewelry from Zoe Chicco ad Dogeared, cute greeting cards and stationery, books, and "artisan goods for 'independent thinkers'." Be sure to head next door for Burro's adorable children's shop, where stylish kids clothing and accessories await (because everything is cuter when pint-sized).

General Admission

Proving that not all surfer dudes are of the sunbleached, scraggy-haired persuasion, this minimalist-cool men's boutique is inspired by Japan's cool neighborhood shops. On top of its in-house line of sleek wardrobe staples, General Admission offers denim from Levi's Made and Crafted, eyewear by Garrett Leight, and hats by Ebbets Field.

General Store

The folks at General Store have managed to gather a selection of unique, beautiful pieces for men, women, children and home that all feel very "California." There are Earth Tu face beauty products, woven baskets, beaded keychains, A Détacher hairy pillows and much, much more. Basically, it's one of those "I didn't know I wanted that but now I need it" sorts of places.

Heist

Photo: Heist
This Abbot Kinney anchor houses an array of cult-favorite French labels (like Isabel Marant and Jerome Dreyfuss) alongside edgy-cool stateside designers like Raquel Allegra, Ulla Johnson, Rachel Comey, and many other indie talents.
Photo: Heist

Le Magazyn

Focusing on mindfully-made goods from Brazilian-bred artisans, this new boutique and art gallery offers an eclectic range of handmade clothing, footwear, accessories, jewelry, home furnishings, art, and decor.

Nick Fouquet

Beloved by hat lovers like Pharrell, Madonna, and Bob Dylan, Venice milliner Nick Fouquet crafts handmade toppers — each finished off with his signature matchstick — with a beachside bohemian vibe. Chapeaus fall in the $800 to $1k and up range; if that's out of your budget, Fouquet's bungalow-turned studio is still worth a visit, if only to size up your dome to his celebrity clientele.

Surfing Cowboys

Although technically outside the official Venice border, this legendary vintage shop (which relocated from Abbot Kinney to Mar Vista) deserves a mention for capturing the soul of Venice. Here, find furniture, decor, surfboards, and more for your cool beach shack.

The Mart Collective

Photo: The Mart Collective
This blogstar-vintage and antique mall is filled with dozens and dozens of vendors offering everything from bohemian modern decor to mid-century modern furniture.
Photo: The Mart Collective

Tortoise General Store