It’s that time of year when baring your shoulders and showing off your knees feels so good in the sun. Enter sundresses. Obsessive fashionistas and Southern California girls alike are reviving their closets to reflect the beautiful LA weather. Dresses are as popular as ever this season so you’ll want to slip on a maxi, a mini or a midi in florals, exotic patterns or fun, bright colors. Uncover a most personal look by visiting the best shops in Los Angeles for sundresses.
11677 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Madison is a fashion must-stop for the trendy and the classic. This season, summer dresses at Madison are aplenty. Westsiders like shopping Madison for its versatile lineup of designers including Keepsake, Alice & Olivia, Clover Canyon, Helmut Lang, LIV LA, M Missoni and many more. It’s not hard to complete your summer style with a pair of wedges or sandals from Madison’s intimate shoe department as well, which features designers from Chloe and Valentino to TKEES and Mia.
12053 Ventura Place
Los Angeles, CA 91604
Super stylish and a true depiction of what So Cal lifestyle is all about, the Jill Roberts boutique is an excellent source for fashion. Jill Roberts, owner and namesake, personally merchandises her store with exclusive designers and interesting accessories. Summer cottons from Christophe Sauvat, Local, Sea and 6397 are perfectly sweet with K. Jacques sandals or a Golden Goose sneaker slide. Comfy cardigans, capris and tunics round out the early summer closet.
Calypso St. Barth
8635 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Shoppers come to Calypso St. Barth, located in the chic area of West Hollywood on Sunset Boulevard, for its joie de vivre attitude. Each dress is carefully curated and merchandised to inspire travel, a little bit of glamour and a lot of femininity. The Calypso St. Barth brand is carefully manufactured using a wide range of textiles including linens and silks in exotic prints. The shop’s overall vibe encourages clients to go for the whole lifestyle so beautifully presented by Calypso St. Barth through its accessories, fragrances and maison collection.
3939 Cross Creek Rd.
Malibu, CA 90265
Hanging out into Malibu often means a stop at the Malibu Country Mart. Intermix is one of today’s best boutiques for personal style, fabulous designers and a unique blend of styles and trends. And, due to the high demand in the area for creating individual style, the store encourages pre-order sales on some of its dresses. Find Rag & Bone tank dresses, boho print-style dresses from OTTE, A.L.C. tie waist dresses and more. Sunglasses from Anna-Karin, cuffs from Eddie Borgo and a Barbara Bui Moto leather jacket in ‘blue jean’ add fun to these summer sundresses.
Polkadots & Moonbeams
8361 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Polkadots & Moonbeams is not just any boutique. LA gals hit up P&M for its special one-of-a-kind gems and unique roster of local and alternative designers including Free People, Wildfox, Bailey 44, For Love of Lemons, Veronica M as well as Tracy Reese. TV and movie costumers, celeb stylists and LA’s in-the-know shoppers visit this LA hot shop frequently to stay on trend. A few doors down, customers are invited to visit Polkadots & Moonbeams’ vintage store for original pieces, clothing and jewelry.
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