Venice is known for its muscle beaches and over the top novelty to grunge storefronts; it never ceases to inspire and amaze. Some have called it, “the unofficial downtown for the California beach crowd.” The best directional shopping is on Abbot Kinney Boulevard, which combines one-off boutiques with great eating and people watching.
Stronghold 1895 @1625 Abbot Kinney: An iconic domestically-made jeans factory and storefront. Features great styles, custom fit for men and women. Be prepared to feel like you’ve gone back to 1895.
Enda King Men @ 1419 Abbot Kinney: Casual chic offerings from irreverent tee shirts to better shirtings and trousers. Her signature is heavily laundered, slightly aged looks.
Bountiful@ 1335 Abbot Kinney: California spin on vintage linens, cake stands, shells, enamel ware and other curiosities. Irresistible selection of home merchandise.
Aviator Nation @ 1224 Abbot Kinney: Surf wear with a twist…Welcome back 1970s.
Steven Alan @ 1601 Abbot Kinney: Quickly becoming a classic menswear supplier for a California preppy look. Check out shirtings and trendy accessories.
Jack Spade @ 1132 Abbot Kinney: Bungalow setting creates the perfect backdrop for classic bags and accessories with a twist. Also check out his clothing lines for men.