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New Year’s Day is an exciting day filled with folks heading up to the Rose Parade, attending football games and enjoying delicious family meals around the dinner table. When it comes to passionate shoppers, New Year’s Day is one of the most popular days for shopping at local stores, malls and outlets. Red tag clearance sales will range across the board on select items including clothing and apparel, kitchen ware and household products. If you are planning to skip the parades this year, here are the best places to head in L.A. for some New Year’s Day shopping.
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Playclothes
3100 W. Magnolia
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 557-8447
www.vintageplayclothes.com

Playclothes is a vintage clothing store specializing in apparel wear from the 1930s to 1980s. Casual wear, prom dresses and an assortment of accessories including hats, purses, gloves and shoes create the appealing atmosphere of this one-of-a-kind outlet. As a vintage outlet, the store brings in a new selection of items daily that are sold at competitive prices.

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(credit: Ruthie C./yelp)


Tavin Boutique
1543 Echo Park Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 482-5832
www.tavinboutique.com

Tavin Boutique carries a potpourri of designer wear from Victorian era to modern day Christian Dior. The store also carries handmade dresses from Afghanistan, as well as Vietnam. Adult apparel is plentiful at this specialty boutique, along with an array of vintage children’s apparel. This is a bohemian paradise that makes an art form out of the offbeat, especially in its selection of vintage 60s and 70s clothing. There is a selection of gorgeous skirts and blouses available for under $100, so treat yourself to a new look to start off the new year!

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(credit: Antonio A./Yelp)


Sportie L.A.
7753 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 651-1553
www.sportiela.com

Sportie L.A. is one of L.A.’s most popular specialty shops for athletic shoes and apparel for kids, men and women. Some of the brands they carry include Adidas,Converse, Keds and Lacoste. They are currently offering some pretty sweet deals on sneaker and shoe brands including several Adidas, loafer and Converse brands.

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Amoeba Music
6400 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 245-6400
www.amoeba.com

Amoeba Music is one of L.A.’s classic music stores with an international collection of CDs and vinyl records available for consumers to browse through and enjoy. Located in the heart of Hollywood, the array of genres include country, rock, soul, jazz, pop, Latin and spoken word. Live musical presentations, CD signings and other in-store events are part of the Amoeba experience. With the new year approaching, there are various gift ideas, sales and new releases that will be announced online through their popular website.

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(credit: Louisa M./Yelp)


Macy’s
Century City Mall
10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 556-1611
www.macys.com

After the holidays, and especially on New Year’s day, department stores are one of the best places to dive in and take advantage of some great sales. From bedding to women’s and mens clothing, kids clothes and more, expect this big box retailer to offer some tremendous discounts on everything from t-shirts to shoes, handbags and accessories!

Belinda Ware is a Hollywood Insider news journalist who finds herself in the right place at the right time covering celebrity news, pop culture, opinion pieces and general breaking news stories on the latest trends in popular news. Her hobbies include golf, chess and world travel. Read more on Examiner.com.