Essex: Graphic Tshirts and Women’s Dresses

Essex is a one-of-a-kind Melrose Ave. shop, featuring graphic T’s, sexy dresses, unusual jewelry, and band shirts. The shop is well known for its wide selection of high quality, super soft shirts with unusual graphics and tributes to favorite bands. According to owner Saad Sazegar, “We sell graphic T-shirts and band shirts that you just […]

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Posers: British Fashion, Clothing, Shoes, Accessories and More

Picture above courtesy of DailyMail.co.uk Posers offers  – pun intended – an imposing selection of British fashions, from clothing to shoes to accessories. Trendy U.K. brand names on offer include Dr. Martens, Fred Perry, Ben Sherman, and George Cox among many others. Co-owner Yaffa Sakhai says Fred Perry is one of her most popular brands. […]

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Puzzle Zoo: Puzzles, Boardgames And Action Figures For All Ages

Puzzle Zoo has been entertaining kids and adults of all ages on Melrose Ave. for six years. The location is one of five in the Southland, owned by toy collector and entrepreneur Jay Demircift. Once, Demircift sold only puzzles, but while the store still carries a significant puzzle selection, it now stocks so much more […]

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The Most Special Specialty Drinks on Melrose

photograph above by Christine Solomon www.lamag.com Melrose Avenue is known for creative and edgy offerings from artists who work with many mediums from performance to fashion, graffiti to sculpture, and food to beverage. Crafting specialty beverages is a thoughtful endeavor that is an art form unto itself, as baristas and mixologists are the new food & […]

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Lawson-Fenning Furniture by a Renowned Design Team

Lawson-Fenning is no ordinary furniture store or decor accessory shop. It’s owned by a renowned design team, and displays a mix of beautiful new and mid-century style furnishings and accessories. Grant Fenning and Glenn Lawson have worked together designing furniture and selling vintage items since 1997, but their store on Melrose is a relatively new […]

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Inspirational Interior Design on Melrose

“We shape our homes and then our homes shape us.” – Winston Churchill Don’t you love walking into someone’s house and seeing unusual details – fanciful table sculptures, decorative picture frames, giant patterned pillows – that make you feel comfortable and curious at the same time? Great interior decoration needn’t cost much, or require special […]

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