Art exists in all its forms on Melrose Avenue: visual, fashion, live entertainment, dining. Behind the scenes in alleys, kitchens, and workspaces, creators are creating the amazing things you see in store. Here are some of the incredible innovators to check out on Melrose.
It’s easy to imagine that the back of Cosmos Glamsquad boutique is part Wonka’s Chocolate Factory and part Project Runway workroom during the avant garde challenge. But more fun. With design partner Donato Crowley, Cosmo is creating and showing some of fashion’s edgiest, sexiest innovations.
7367 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
With locations all over the world, Garnish Music is the place to learn music production. In L.A., up-and-coming music soundmasters are coupled with award-winning instructors to create the music you’ll be hearing on the street (likely Melrose) tomorrow.
7600 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Every day of every week there’s boundaryless, fearless creativity happening on the stages at Groundlings. Students, alumni, sometimes even celebs are working out their improv skills or tweaking sketches in preparation for evening shows.
7307 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
You can smell the deliciousness from outside of La Chouquette, the special French pastry shop on Melrose. And it’s not just sweet and flaky chouquettes; there are amazing eclairs, croissants, tartes, and sandwiches made fresh and French right on site.
7350 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Yaniv Evan is a very particular kind of artist – he designs bespoke motorcycles. His shop in the back of the Powerplant retail store is pretty thrilling – loud, bustling, filled with carefully curated parts, and there’s always a stunning lineup of completed works being shown off.
7416 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046