Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Venice Beach
Steroid-pumped hunk trunks and silicon-filled beach babes flock to Venice Beach where thin is in and fitness is everything.
Trapeze School New York
If you've ever want to pack everything in and run away with the circus then Trapeze School New York may be just the thing. The best bit? It's not only in New Yo
Mélisse
An artist with herbs and a scientist with flavor combos marry French flair and Californian approachability...
Comme Ça
French power bistro from our favorite chef in LA fuses the comforting and the creative...
Cecconi’s West Hollywood
Cecconi's West Hollywood is the LA outpost of Soho House-owned luxe mini-chain of Italian restaurants with elegant interiors and wonderful Italian dishes.
Café Stella
The coolest funkiest little French bistro in Silver Lake...
Hotel Café
The perfect place to scout out the next big thing in the indie-alt-rock world...
Urth Caffé
The hippest purveyors of organic coffees and teas in LA...
Barrington Recreation Center
A great place to come and play Barrington Park Recreation Center offerings everything from competitive sports right through to picnic tables. Personally we pref
Argyle Salon & Spa
Visitors flock to Los Angeles hoping for three things: sun, relaxation and the chance to live like the fabulous. The Argyle Salon & Spa in the Sunset Tower
Y-Que Trading Post
Slogan t-shirts are what Y-Que Trading Post Does best so make a statement by stocking up on sarcasm and snarkiness right here.
Trina Turk
Fun and fabulousness abound inside designer Trina Turk's LA outlet with humour added to her line of casual California-inspired clothes.
Traveler’s Bookcase
While we wouldn't usually advocate other travel books those who do want other travel-related literature should come here. Although we're the best of the bunch and you know it.
Trashy Lingerie
Want to spice things up in the bedroom? Get saucy like a celebrity at Trashy Lingerie.
Tory Burch
Peel your eyes away from the lime green carpet long enough and you'll see that Tory Burch's LA flagship is an emporium of style.
Third Street Promenade
Parade around the Third Street PRomenade for shopping with a side order of pouting and posing.
The Grove
Outdoor shopping at its most stylish; The Grove is oh-so LA.
The Way We Wore
A throwback to the days of yesteryear The Way We Wore (with one of the best puns we've ever come across included in the name) is the place to come for vintage both high-end and casual.
Sunset Plaza
A European-style shopping experience awaits at Sunset Plaza an al fresco mall occupied by elegant eateries stylish shops and a chic clientele.
Stella McCartney
Stella’s elegant, understated, expertly tailored designs just scream out cool. And they’re ethical too - what’s not to love?
Saks Fifth Avenue
Winona enjoyed her time at Saks Fifth Avenue so much she forgot to pay; so long as you don't follow her lead you'll get on just fine here with plenty of fabulous fashion for the er taking.
Ron Herman
Look beyond the dazzling window displays at Ron Herman and you'll see there's more than meets the eye; mainly labels and lots of them.
Pussy & Pooch
Pampered pussies and preened pooches are indulged here by their outrageous owners.
Prada Epicenter
The devil may indeed wear Prada but so do Hollywood's hottest celebrities who come here to the brand's LA flagship to stock up.
Planet Blue
Planet Blue attracts a regular roster of celebrity clients thanks to its well-stocked rails of hip designers.
Paul Smith
Some quirky English style exported to Paris. Rule Brittania.
Oscar de la Renta
The one and only...
Opening Ceremony
New York's much-loved Opening Ceremony store finally gets an LA outpost and chic Californian style mavens are lapping it up.
Neiman Marcus
As one of LA's most decadent department stores you're sure to find everything your materialistic heart desires under one super-stylish roof.
Monique Lhuillier
Bridezillas rejoice! At Monique Lhuillier you can live out all your wedding day fantasies with plenty of meringue-style dresses to stuff yourself into. Elegant eveningwear caters to the non-wedding crowd too.
Marni
Sexy fashion can be found here.
Malibu Country Mart
Where the stars like the shop Malibu Country Mart is an outdoor retail emporium that houses every designer worth housing.
Maison Martin Margiela
The fashion world’s secret weapon is now more readily accessible, yet the ethos of transformation, reinterpretation and the pure craft of MMM will never fade. For those looking for an aesthete of minimalist, avant-garde and impeccably cut cloth
London Sole
A bit of Brit style is brought to LA at this English-inspired boutique with beautiful ballet pumps its signature.
Kitson
The paparazzi camp outside the Kitston boutique for the celebrities who flock here for the latest fashions.
Kicks Sole Provider
Shoes are the thing at Kicks Sole Provider with stylish sneakers and trendy trainers filling the sleek shelves.
John Varvatos
Menswear just got a makeover at John Varvatos which offers LA gents gorgeous garb that'll get the girl.
Hillary Rush
Tired of sifting through the garbage to find the goods? Step forward Hillary Rush whose well-edited store offers only the chicest clothes bags and accessories.
Il Primo Passo
Got sole? Then step forward into the shoe emporium that is Il Primo Passo with every heel any hedonistic heart could ever desire.
Happy LA
Forget tacky beachside shopping; this beachside boutique offers the cream of the city-based crop with cool casualwear for effortless style.

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