Shoes

MooShoes

3116 W. Sunset Boulevard, Silver Lake, CA, 90026

323-741-8090

Our dusty terrain can present footwear challenges that are well met in the stylish but durable suede desert boot

Website: http://www.mooshoes.com

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Paliskates

1019 Swarthmore Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90272

310-230-6085

We need lots of flip-flops, and sometimes that pair we picked up on the Venice Boardwalk simply won’t cut it…

Website: http://www.inthepalisades.com/paliskates/

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Phidippides

16545 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 91436

818-986-8686

The attention you get at Phidippides will likely evoke awe…

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RIF

334A East 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA, 90012

213-617-0252

While places like Undefeated offer the best in recently released sneaker styles, consignment stores are a true fanatic’s source for rare, unworn kicks…

Website: http://rif.la/

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Robyn Pearlman at Madison Fred Segal

500 Broadway Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90401

310-451-2633

A good shoe seller understands the meaning of “must-have”—waiting lists or lilliputian feet shouldn’t keep you and your Chloé platforms apart…

Website: http://madisonstyle.com/

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Run With Us

235 N. Lake Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 91101

626-568-3331

Also popular with the fleet-feet set is Run With Us…

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Salvatore Ferragamo

357 North Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles, CA, 90210

(310) 273-9990

Italian shoe company Salvatore Ferragamo is strides ahead with the most styles… We think that’s mantastic.

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Satine

8117 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA, 90048

323-655-2142

The Upper East Side meets Echo Park at Satine, where a small but well-curated mix of established and cult labels fills a parlorlike shop…

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Tempur-Pedic Comfort Step

10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90067

310-553-2248

There comes a point when a man has to bury his bunny slippers…

Website: http://www.brookstone.com/

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Tennis Ace

12544 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 91604

818-762-8751

Atwater Village’s Racket Doctor has a bigger inventory, but Tennis Ace has strong opinions…

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The Big Red Barn

746 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90046

323-650-4885

The selection at For Kids Only is deep and discounted…

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The Starting Line

114A Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90292

The Starting Line’s selection is strong, and you won’t feel compelled to buy until everyone’s confident which kicks are the ones for you.

Website: http://www.startinglineshoes.com

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Tradition

2895 Agoura Rd., Los Angeles, CA, 91361

805-497-4717

At first glance, Tradition looks like it focuses solely on suburban sneakerheads…

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ZJ Boarding House

2619 Main St., Los Angeles, CA, 90405

310-392-5646

Skaters large and small mitigate the ouch factor at ZJ Boarding House, where there are at least 15 manufacturers to select from…

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