4 Instagram-Worthy Murals in the Fashion District

Street Art has become a staple in major cities everywhere. Not only does it provide a “stop and stare” moment for those pedestrians passing by, but it allows the City to express itself culturally. There is no question that this public art movement is enhancing and beautifying our communities, but there has also been an unexpected effect that we did not anticipate. The ability to increase our presence on social media.

In this day and age, most people live for that perfect “Instagram-Worthy” photo. Luckily for us, in the LA Fashion District, we have much to Instagram – Alley Dogs from The Santee Alley, flowers from The Flower District, and now various murals that people can’t help but photograph.

Here are 4 Instagram-Worthy murals in the LA Fashion District:

Teddy Kelly (Intersection of 8th Street and Los Angeles)


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This morning at around 8:30 a.m. Taking @emilyanntowner’s photo before meeting her, and before having my coffee…

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This colorful piece by Teddy Kelly has been a smash hit ever since it’s inception in 2016. Inspiring an entire series of posts where visitors attempt to match portions of their wardrobe to the various colors of the mural.

 

Sharp. by Charlie Edmiston (Werdin Alley, on 8th Street between Los Angeles and Main)


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New wall in downtown for @avenuedesarts_hk

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Just finished in October 2018, this colorful mural was a part of Charlie Edmiston‘s first ever solo exhibition hosted at the art gallery, Avenue des Arts. The Sharp. exhibition involved joining vibrant colors and composition, making this mural the perfect backdrop for an Instagram photo.

 

@lamkat & @rad_rio (Inside of Mega Bodega, 1001 S. Broadway)

Enjoy a delicious coffee and a quick bite to eat, all while admiring the beautiful artwork on the walls. Because who doesn’t love shapes and dragons?

 

Peter Greco (Werdin Alley, on 8th Street between Los Angeles and Main)

Another “Instagram-Worthy” installation done with the help of Avenue des Arts by Peter Greco. Peter Greco is one of America’s most experienced practitioners in the art of lettering and typography.

 

Know of another “Instagram-Worthy” art piece or want to share your Instagram photo? Tag #lafashiondistrict for a chance to be featured. 

Thanks from the Fashion District

‘Tis the season to give thanks, and here at the Fashion District, we have a lot to be thankful for.
These are just a few of the things we most appreciate about the Fashion District (in no particular order):

1. Our Board of Directors
2. Our Staff
3. The Safe Team
4. The Clean Team
5. Our Residents
6. Delicious food from all of our great restaurants
7. Pizza from Superfine
8. Tacos from Sonoratown and Cilantro Lime
9. Bargain shopping at The Santee Alley
10. The culture and diversity
11. The beautiful buildings


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10.23.2017 / DTLA. It’s 104 outside but it’s about 54 in my office and I don’t know which is worse

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12. The history of our district
13. Every business in the district
14. All those who travel from far just to visit the district
15. The San Pedro Wholesale Mart and wholesalers


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Los Angeles Market, you were a dream

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16. Views from the Ace Hotel
17. Sample Sales
18. Celeb sightings in the district
19. Streets and streets of fabrics
20. Cool events held in the district
21. Original bacon-wrapped hot dogs from The Alley Dog

22. All of our visitors
23. Beautiful art throughout our district
24. The countless flowers from the Flower District


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25. And of course, you!
But trust us the list can go on forever. We love everything about our district and are thankful every day. We hope you enjoy your time with loved ones this Thanksgiving.
Happy Thanksgiving, from the Fashion District.