Glam it up for the holidays – Where to shop for the perfect party outfitBy: Brittany Nicole La Hue
The winter holidays marks the biggest party season of the year. And why ruin all the holiday cheer by getting caught wearing the same outfit twice? Not to fear – West Hollywood boutiques have you covered. Whether you’re attending a family get-together, a New Years’ Eve bash or just enjoying cup(s) of good cheer with loved ones, you’ll be celebrating in style.
631 N. Robertson Boulevard West Hollywood 90069
Both men and women will find youthful, fun yet chic looks at 3.1 Phillip Lim. The designer embodies cool and easy classics, but always with a whimsical twist. Who said getting dressed had to be boring? Accessorize your outfit with the boutique’s vibrant accessories and handbags.
8420 Melrose Avenue West Hollywood, CA
Brought to you from the Kardashian sisters (Kim, Khloe and Kourtney), D-A-S-H is a boutique truly fit for a star. Celebrity designers such as Whitney Port, Lindsay Lohan and more house their wares here. You’ll find clothing, swimwear and accessories from chic labels Whitney Eve, La Rok, 6126 Collection by Lindsay Lohan, D’Amore, Mason, Beach Bunny, Alexis, Naven and Vix. So stop envying the sisters’ glam outfits on TV and go snatch them up!
8626 Melrose Avenue West Hollywood, CA
Fashionistas everywhere were thrilled when Italian designer Alberta Ferretti chose her first U.S. flagship store to be in West Hollywood. Celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Angelina Jolie, Scarlett Johansson, Queen Rania of Jordan, Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep and others are spotted sporting Ferretti everywhere from the red carpet to the grocery store. Alberta Ferreti and Philosophy di Alberta Ferreti lines are sold in the boutique, and feature feminine, sensual, transparent and flexible pieces that enhance a woman’s silhouette. You’ll feel like the most glamorous woman at the party!
8625 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
We can’t forget that men like to look snazzy too! Luckily for them, it’s easy at Hugo Boss. He’ll find modern twists on classic pieces in businesswear, formalwear and clothes for leisure, as well as sportswear, golf clothes and avant-garde looks. (Shh…Hugo Boss has womenswear too…we won’t tell if you find some pieces of your own to take home!).
614 N. Almont Dr. West Hollywood, CA
Not only will you find great party outfits in Jenni Kayne’s ready-to-wear section, but your outfit will be the talk of the town with a piece from her jewelry line. Choose from vintage jewelry or contemporary jewelry, and top it all off with a raid of the shoe section. You’ll even find a gift for the party’s hostess at this one-stop boutique.
8634 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
Your fellow party-goers will be sure they’ve seen your dress before – in the tabloids, of course. Rachel Bilson, Angelina Jolie, Anna Paquin, Lucy Liu, Camilla Belle and Emily Deschanel all adore BCBG’s luxurious fabrics and chic design. Shop ready-to-wear and accessories at the brand’s Sunset Boulevard boutique.
8800 Melrose Avenue West Hollywood, CA
Who said men’s fashion has to be boring? John Varvatos offers an edgy, rock ‘n’ roll-inspired alternative to the everyday. At his Melrose boutique, you’ll find upscale, tailored high fashion pieces, in addition to belts, shoes, watches and bags to complete your outfit.
8640 W. Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
Really need to dress to impress this holiday season? Take a page from Parisian boutique Zadig & Voltaire. The store offers only the chicest clothing, along with fun, glamorous and creative jewelry, accessories and purses. The selection constantly updates so you’ll always be up to date on the latest trends.
8635 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
This winter, treat yourself to luxury. Calypso St. Barth was once a resort-wear boutique, but now features luxury wear for your entire lifestyle. The feminine pieces are inspired by culture, art and travel, and include cashmere, international design labels, rich colors, unique textures and overall elegance.
8646-48 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
Another exquisite addition to Lorenzo Hadar’s collection of boutiques, H. Men features the best design and craftsmanship one can find. You’ll discover well-known brands next to exciting obscure labels. The store is three stories, including a lower level entirely dedicated to jeans.
145 N. Robertson Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
Reiss’ motto “Sexy, Modern, Iconic, Design-Led” pretty much wraps up the British brand in a nutshell. Both men and women will find pieces of high design, top quality and good value in the boutique, in addition to fabulous accessories. Everyone from Hollywood celebrities to members of the UK’s Royal Family are fans of Reiss. Jump on the bandwagon at their West Hollywood location.