It's a big district -- 100-blocks -- so plan ahead to get the most from your shopping trip. Start by viewing the LA Fashion District map guide that you can also download. Product cluster areas are called out on the map. For example Textile stores are clustered in the area between Wall and 9th Streets. Then visit the Searchable Directory for lists of stores with address, phone number and a Block Number on the Map Guide. Our newest navigation tool is a free Fashion District App that shows you parking lots and stores located within a 10 block area of where you park.
Although the majority of business in the LA Fashion District is dedicated to wholesale business, retail shopping is a vital part of the District's landscape. The LA Fashion District is a bargain hunter's paradise, with over 1,000 stores that sell to the general public at wholesale discounted prices. Shoppers can expect to find bargains of 30% to 70% off of retail prices on apparel and accessories for the entire family, plus textiles and flowers.
Retail stores in the Fashion District are independent, not brand name or chain stores that you will find in a typical shopping mall. However, you will find many brand names at deep discounts in some of the stores. Most of the stores sell to both wholesale and retail. Shopping in the LA Fashion District is a unique experience, whether you're checking out the festival-like atmosphere of Santee Alley, or finding the latest trends at a fraction of the retail price - retail shoppers of the LA Fashion District enjoy an out-of-the-ordinary shopping experience in the backdrop of the creative center of the fashion industry.
GENERAL BUSINESS HOURS
General business hours are Monday - Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. SATURDAYS are the busiest days. SUNDAYS, only about 30% of the stores are open. Santee Alley and many stores around Santee Alley are open 365 days a year. Individual store hours may vary, contact stores directly.