Along with her own line, Beckley by Melissa, Melissa Akkaway carries brands that are about to hit—such as Australia’s buzzy Camilla and Marc—and off-the-runway, ready-to-wear pieces from the likes of Rick Owens.
Neighborhood: West Hollywood
For parents who wish to distinguish their tot from the pack, Flicka on Larchmont narrowly edges out the competition
Put a couple of extra quarters in the meter; you’ll need time to sift through the jam-packed racks of barely worn clothing and accessories for newborns to teens at Grow Kid Grow
Neighborhood: Silver Lake
While their men shop, gals can check out the tomboy-cute frocks, hipster onesies and arty toys for baby, or critter-embroidered pillows that will lend a log cabin feel to the home.
Neighborhood: Atwater Village
The organized shop carries sweet tutus in a half-dozen colors for dancers as young as two