Thanksgiving Weekend in the Fashion District

Thanksgiving Weekend in the Fashion District

We know you’re probably wondering about the upcoming holiday hours. Will your favorite store be open? Will you be able to visit Santee Alley?
Here is a breakdown of what’s happening in the Fashion District during Thanksgiving weekend:

Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd
All wholesale and flower vendors will be closed. The Santee Alley and surrounding retail businesses are expected to open on Thanksgiving Day, as they have done so in previous years. Please note that some stores may close early.

Black Friday, November 23rd
Some wholesale vendors may open, although most have traditionally closed on this day. For specific vendor information please contact the individual showrooms or the San Pedro Wholesale Mart directly. The LA Flower Market will open to the public from 8AM-12PM. Flower vendors in the surrounding area are expected to have similar hours. The Santee Alley and surrounding retail businesses are expected to open with normal business hours.

BONUS: Hellen’s Sample Shop will be hosting a Grand Opening for their shop online. In honor of their launch, they will be offering BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF in store from 8am to 9pm. The event will feature food, influencers, drinks, give-aways, pictures, discounts and music.
Hellen’s Sample Shop, 810 E Pico #134 (in the Stanford Plaza)

Hellen's Website Launch Party

Small Business Saturday, November 24th
Small Business Saturday is a nationwide movement to support local, independently owned businesses during the holiday season. All businesses are expected to have normal business hours this day. Show your support and shop local!

Please note, all businesses in the Fashion District are independently owned and operated. For exact business hours, please contact the businesses directly. If you still have any questions regarding the upcoming holidays, you may contact the Fashion District BID office at (213) 488-1153.

SOHO GIRL: Fashion For All Occasions

Soho Girl believes Fashion is for all and has clothing for all occasions. The staff can help you find the perfect look whether you want to wear bike shorts or jeans to run a couple of errands, or a sequence dress for a night out on the town. They have accessories, bathing suits, and even masks for your next Halloween party!

Soho Girl fits every girl. They carry every color you can think of: glitters, bright, neutrals, and darks.

Visit their website to shop an even larger selection of clothing online here.


Soho Girl
1151 Santee Street, near the Santee Alley
(213) 800-4492
Instagram:  @sohogirldotcom


BONUS: Take a screenshot of the photo below to get 20% off your in-store purchase. (Offer valid until November 30, 2018)

Soho girl

Where to Shop Streetwear in the Fashion District

Where to buy Streetwear

One of the trendier clothing styles of 2018 is “Streetwear” and with the Fashion District being the capital of new and trendy clothing, we’ve rounded up most of the stores that will help you look like the hype-beast you want to be.

For large brands like SupremeYeezy and Off-White, the Holy Grail is the place to be. With their large selection of rare sneaker finds and one of a kind accessories there is something for all of your activities. 836 S. Los Angeles St.

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If you are a Hype-beast on a budget then make sure to check out Santee Alley’s very own Geolo Fire, with most of their clothing coming from local brands and designers. 1110 1/2 Santee St.

For the more minimalistic dressers that are big on sneakers, Nice Kicks is for you. While they might not have the largest selection of clothing, their numerous sneakers make up for it. 862 S Main St.

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#private collection #ReasonClothing #CamoNylonJacket #Fly #New

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Private Collection is the perfect place to shop for the less expensive yet still popular brands. Their large selection of accessories will make your outfit “fire” no matter the occasion. 1435 Maple Ave.

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Just added!!! All new trackpants

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For a more old-school or casual Streetwear style, Gear Locker is the store to visit. Their large selection of t-shirts and stickers reminds us of when Streetwear was a more affordable style worn by skaters. 1221 Maple Ave. #A

With a large selection of designer brands, Blends LA is the perfect shop for all Streetwear lovers. 725 S. Los Angeles St.

Let Sneaker Lab be the ones to show you how to care for your sneakers, for the ultimate Streetwear look. 721 South Los Angeles St.

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New hoodies in the link in our bio. Stock up babes. #dimepiecela

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Based out of the Fashion District, Dimepiece first began as a small graphic t-shirt collection and has now become one of the leading women’s contemporary streetwear labels.
We want to see your best looks! Tag #lafashiondistrict with your Streetwear looks for a chance to be featured on Instagram.

Shop Vintage in the Fashion District

Where to shop vintage in the Fashion District

Shop Vintage in the Fashion District

Did you know the Fashion District has a growing number of trendy vintage clothing stores and stores with vintage inspired styles? From expertly curated selections of designer vintage wares, to our favorite thrift shops, we rounded up the best places to shop vintage in the Fashion District.

1. Virgo

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LOOKING GOOOOD!! 🍭 Vintage Tee dated ‘79 // Ladies Medium // $68 // Come by or DM to PURCHASE

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If you are looking for on-trend vintage clothing, then you will want to shop at Virgo. Their refurbished Levi shorts and vintage crewnecks will allow you to be both comfortable and fashionable at the same time. And don’t forget to take a picture with their cute wool llama! Virgo, 216 E. 9th St., (213) 988-8899


2. Appointment Only Please

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Some of our latest vintage finds. #vintage #vintageclothing #prints #hawaiian #patiodress #boldcolors #screenprinting

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Clever Vintage Clothing specializes in hand-picked and one of a kind vintage clothing and accessories mainly from the 40’s and 50’s.
NOTE: They are open from Monday through Saturday by appointment only. Clever Vintage Clothing, 117 W. 9th St. #918, (310) 650-8357


3. The Curated Bandit

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We’re open today until 5! Come stop by for cute finds in a second hand shop! #dtla #secondhandlove

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For a less Vintage look and more of great second-hand deals then make sure to shop at the Curated BanditThe Curated Bandit, 824 S. Broadway 


4. Accessories Wall-to-Wall

While not all of their items may be vintage, Vafa Gifts has an enormous variety of vintage-inspired jewelry and accessories. Not to mention that the store itself is an experience with their floor to ceiling accessories. Vafa Gifts, 305 E. 9th St. #105C, (310) 666-6698


5. In Case You Prefer Victorian-Boho Inspried Designs
For a store that doesn’t have actual vintage clothing but rather victorian-boho inspired designs make sure to visit Flair CollectionFlair Collection, 1136 Santee St., Suit D, (213) 745-8080


BONUS: A Showcase of all the Best Vintage Clothing, Accessories, & Jewelry

A Current Affair is a shopping event where vintage clothing, accessories and rarities  from over 65 retailers and private dealers. The event is held twice a year in the Cooper Design Space. Learn more here. Cooper Design Space, 860 S Los Angeles St.

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 17, 2018, and we’ve put together a Father’s Day Shopping Guide full of great gift ideas for Dad.

  • L.A. Conservancy Last Remaining Seats Tickets
    Who doesn’t love movies? Better yet, who doesn’t love movies in a beautiful theatre? Treat Dad to the experience of seeing a movie the way movies were meant to be seen… in one of Los Angeles’ historic theatres.

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  • Experience Escape Room LA 
    Voted LA’s best live entertainment, Escape Room LA is the largest and most popular escape game room venue in Los Angeles. The rooms are live-action adventures where you’ll race to solve clues and puzzles and escape before your time runs out. Perfect for dads who love solving puzzles and riddles.
  • Escape to Virtual Reality: VR Gaming Experience
    Take gaming to the next level. This virtual reality experience is set up similar to an escape room. Two-player teams can select from a number of games to play, and motion tracking cameras allow you to walk through a virtual environment.
  • Pop Obscure Records & Art Gallery
    If Dad loves music, invite him on a trip down to visit this awesome records store. Pop Obscure Records is Downtown Los Angeles’ first vinyl only record store. The space is also an art gallery dedicated to showcasing works of art by established and up-and-coming artists.

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  • A new suit
    For all the dads out there who love style and fashion as much as we do… This wouldn’t be the Fashion District, if there weren’t great shopping options. May we suggest a new suit for Dad?

    • JB Clothiers, 859 S. Spring St, can help you design a custom suit just for Dad.
    • Ron Tomson, 840 S. Los Angeles St, has an amazing selection of suits.
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And if you’re still looking for more ideas, check out out the Santee Alley’s Father’s Day Shopping Guide here.

Whatever you decide to get for Dad, just make sure you tell dad just how much you appreciate him.

Happy Father’s Day, from all of us here at the Fashion District!