Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

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.
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.
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.
Happy LA
Forget tacky beachside shopping; this beachside boutique offers the cream of the city-based crop with cool casualwear for effortless style.
Giant Robot
What started as a LA-based magazine about Asian culture has now expanded into a full-scale store with everything kooky quirky and downright outrageous you would ever want to get your hands on.
Fred Segal
The 'it' store for 'it' girls; Paris Nicole and Lindsay love the labels on offer here and so will you.
Fendi
Fendi equals fabulous which is why you should get yourself down to the brand's LA flagship for bags clothes and all that's beautiful in between.
Elyse Walker
One store is never enough to get your fashion fix which is why Elyse Walker has three - all within walking distance from each other on the same block. Credit cards at the ready!
Des Kohan
Bringing together the best in the fashion biz Des Kohan has material girls flocking through its shiny glass doors.
Decades
Go back a decade or two at this vintage emporium, which is brimming with clothes from the 60s and 70s. Retro is so now.
Curve
Don't even think about it unless you're size zero. Super-skinny clothes for super-beautiful people, ironically entitled Curve delivers the goods. 
Christian Louboutin
We all recognize those red-soled heels when they click past us in the street. Isn’t it time we had a pair, or two, of our very own? And where better to buy them than in their birthplace, Paris?
Buffalo Exchange
Bored of your old clothes? Want some new ones? Easy! Shop the LA thrift way by trading them here at Buffalo Exchange.
Brooks Brothers
Want to get that preppy all-American look but Abercrombie isn't your thing? Step forward Brooks Brothers, where crisp tailoring is the order of the day.
Blends
Looking to get your kicks? Get them at Blends, which has every trainer (or sneaker as LA peeps call them) known to man.
Black Market
Think you're a sk8r boy? You will be once you've stocked up here; a mecca for trendy teens looking to get their kicks.
Beverly Center
Take a trip to the Beverly Center for every materialistic item your hedonistic self could possibly desire, from decadent designer clothes to high-end beauty products. One-stop luxury shopping.
Barneys New York
Label lovers descend on Barneys New York for its stock of designers; they're all present and accounted for here, from Lanvin to Manolo.
Balenciaga
Balenciaga bags will always be in style - just ask LA's 'it' girls - so snap up one (or two if you're feeling flush) right here.
Anya Hindmarch
British designers are big hits stateside and Anya Hindmarch is no exception. Her designs are loved by LA's loveliest ladies.
Amoeba
Spend hours perusing the dusty vinyls at LA's beloved record shop - indie kids can't get enough.
American Rag Cie
Live out all your denim fantasies here at American Rag Cie, your one-stop jean shop.
American Apparel
So popular you'll find more than one American Apparel dotted across the city.
Alexander McQueen
Bringing drama and extravagance to every catwalk show he ever did, McQueen was a British fashion icon - his London flagship store is certainly worth a visit.
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Opened in 2003, the Frank Gehry-designed concert hall is worth visiting if only to view its exterior. An amazing piece of architecture, the building houses some of the best classical music events in the city.

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