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LA Fashion District

Address: 110 E. 9th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021 (Central L.A)
Phone Number: 213 488 1153
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Ranked #125 of 310 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: The LA Fashion District is a 100 block district in downtown Los Angeles and is the hub of the West...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The LA Fashion District is a 100 block district in downtown Los Angeles and is the hub of the West Coast apparel industry. It caters to the wholesale and retail communities, with apparel and accessories for the entire family, textiles, flowers, live/work lofts, and restaurants. It is home to Santee Alley, an outdoor shopping bazaar, and notable showrooms such as the California Market Center, Cooper Building, New Mart where annual LA Fashion Markets, LA Fashion Week, and other industry related tradeshows happen. Art is omnipresent in the LA Fashion District and as part of downtown's Gallery Row, the Fashion District is home to several art galleries that hos an eclectic mix of artists throughout the year, including the monthly Art Walk.

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Melbourne
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I was in LA over Thanksgiving this year and visited the Alley Market of LA. Fantastic atmosphere and so many great deals. My mother and I ended up buying a huge duffel bag with wheels and filled it up and the convenience of not having to carry so many bags was great. Highly recommend any visitor to try this place... More 

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Olympia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

One can get almost any kind of clothing here. Or one can just go down and people watch. Raid the discount rack for one dollar shirts.

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Kuopio, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went there on a Saturday morning and the place was packed with stores. All kinds of things for sale: wedding/party decorations, fabrics, bags, clothes, etc. They are located in their own areas, so first we only saw fabric stores and as we wandered further, came the bag and clothes stores. There’s also a dollar store, where I found lots... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The reviews were mixed when I read about the LA Fashion District and unfortunately I agree with those which were negative. My partner and I came here in the hope we would find some unique LA fashion for a good price. What we found was an area full of stores which look like either wholesalers (for fabric & costume jewellery)... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I love to shop! There were so many shops in the Fashion districts, I didn't know where to start. Generally, the apparel is moderately priced and I would advice you allocate at least a day to shop so that you get to have a look in a few more stores than we did.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We had high hopes for the fashion district after having visited some of the expensive malls in LA. Whilst there may be bargains to be had here, it's mostly row upon row of cheap stuff of poor quality.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This place felt like I was at a bigger version of a cheap flea market. I did not see a single thing I wanted to buy. It felt like a complete waste of time to visit this place. It's probably okay if price is your only motivation and you do not care about quality.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Take a day and go to the fashion district. You will not believe the buys you can find. Plus food, drinks and more fun as you can walk miles shopping.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Maybe this place is live on the weekends but wow was it ever ghetto on Tuesday afternoon. Walked out quicker then we did walking toward it. The jewelry district is better.

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stopped by on our way down to Disneyland as we had never been there. This is an attraction all by itself! MY wife and Granddaughter shopped and looked for over 5 hours. Plenty of great bargains and now my wife wants to go back ASAP. Doesn't matter what you are looking for it is there. Also love it that... More 

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