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LA Fashion District

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Address: 110 E. 9th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
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The LA Fashion District is a 100 block district in downtown Los Angeles and...

The LA Fashion District is a 100 block district in downtown Los Angeles and is the hub of the West Coast apparel industry. It caters to the wholesale and retail communities, with apparel and accessories for the entire family, textiles, flowers, live/work lofts, and restaurants. It is home to Santee Alley, an outdoor shopping bazaar, and notable showrooms such as the California Market Center, Cooper Building, New Mart where annual LA Fashion Markets, LA Fashion Week, and other industry related tradeshows happen. Art is omnipresent in the LA Fashion District and as part of downtown's Gallery Row, the Fashion District is home to several art galleries that hos an eclectic mix of artists throughout the year, including the monthly Art Walk.

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Mixed fashion, great prices

Shopping around the fashion District in downtown Los Angeles it's a great place to find super fantastic deals. You got a look around. There are blocks and blocks and blocks at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shopping around the fashion District in downtown Los Angeles it's a great place to find super fantastic deals. You got a look around. There are blocks and blocks and blocks at fashion vendors. The deals are amazing. It's definitely worth a trip to try to find things that you like.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a Carnival cruise for Christmas, I needed an additional bag for the extras I was taking back home. My daughter and I come to the District from Arizona about twice a year. Wholesale items of every kind. I purchased purses for $10.00 per purse and a suit case for $12.00, it was not Samsonite, but it was not... More 

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very disappointing "fashion district". You might expect that being in LA, it would be something fancy. Not at all. It's like a piece of México in LA. Quite an experience.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We were down here on a Sunday not a lot going on. The area was kinda sad. There were restaurants along the way. I didn't love the area

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Most of the outdoor vendors/booths had the same items. We saw leggings/jeggings, makeup, inexpensive jewelry, various types of shoes and clothing, hair accessories, etc. The outdoor vendors are set up like a flea market, although there are nicer stores/boutiques with bridal gowns/prom dresses and expensive clothing. I suppose there is a little bit of something for everyone! I would suggest... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by a local merchant after a successful bridal gown purchase. It is cleverly decorated and offered a great view of the busy shops & vendors. But the service and food were mediocre. We wanted a place to rest our feet, but next time will probably eat with the street vendors.

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Waimate, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I suggest not going weekends if you can help it.. find a car park for $5 for day and walk.. many of the wholesale places will sell to you even if a notice on their door says they do not ,always ask.. it is more alive in weekends but can be a crush... Look at the craft and material area,... More 

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This place is so much fun! Tons of alleys and stores! Suit shops, after 5 dresses, jewelry, purses and shoes! It can take all day to shop. Go early because they close around 5 and lots of places to pay and park.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We strolled the L.A. Fashion district and there are too many shops to count. It was a nice visit but not my kind of shopping. There were definitely a lot of bargains and plenty of fabric and yarns everywhere.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

i usually come when we are in town to look for some cheap clothes, hats, shoes etc and we love coming here especially when you want a snack the food stands are awesome!!

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