MAMAN GUIDE || Los Angeles

Embarking on a journey to Los Angeles is never just an overseas buying trip; it's an exploration into the heart of fashion and trendsetting.

For our Maman co-founders Kate and Emma, navigating the bustling streets of LA in search of the latest styles for the boutique is a blend of excitement and anticipation. Join us as we take you behind the scenes of their recent buying trip, where the sun-kissed sidewalks of LA become your runway and every boutique is a treasure trove waiting to be discovered.

From iconic fashion districts to hidden gems, let's dive into the vibrant tapestry of LA together!

Hoxton (Downtown LA). Very cool vibe located in the heart of Downtown.

Chateau Marmont (West Hollywood). Is there anything more Hollywood??

Santa Monica Proper Hotel (Santa Monica). Kelly Wearstler designed rooms with amazing one-of-a-kind details.

PICTURED: The iconic Chateau Marmont.

Georgio Baldi (Santa Monica Canyon). Amazing seafood and pasta with a side of celebrity spotting at it's finest!

Cabana Café (Beverly Hills Hotel). An LA institution with the best Cobb Salad we found in LA (and the most expensive...).

Gjelina (Abbot Kinney, Venice). Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all great. Try and get a table on the rooftop if not too cold.

Angellini (Pacific Palisades). The most authentic Italian food in LA.

Mother Wolf (Hollywood). Reservation required. Rich and soulful food with great vegetarian options.

PICTURED: The rooftop at Gjelina on Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Bode (Melrose). Directional and different fashion. Incredible aesthetic and ethos.

Pacific Palisades Village (Pacific Palisades). PAIGE, Anine Bing, Elyse Walker, MISA, Jennifer Meyer Jewellery and Erewhon; to name a few of our faves.

Just One Eye (Hollywood). Luxury Boutique located in an old Howard Hughes building. From The Row to Prada, Bottega Veneta to Brad Pitt's cashmere brand and some of his furniture range.

Fred Segal (West Hollywood). One stop shop for all things new.

The Grove (Melrose). Iconic LA shopping area with a fantastic farmers market.

Bodega (Downtown). Sneaker store fusing art, fashion, design and counterculture

PICTURED: Inside the incredible Just One Eye.

PICTURED: Buying appointments with some of our Maman brands that have stores and studios in Los Angeles.

Cabra (Downtown LA). The house bar at the Hoxton. A must for a good spicy marg. Recommend a booking as the 'in crowd' tends to take over!

Tower Bar (West Hollywood). Situated in the Sunset Tower Hotel; the chicest and most welcoming room in town.

Firefly (Studio City). Romantic bar setting with a great cocktail list and dining available too.

The Lucky Tiki (Santa Monica). A secretive, tropical wonderland, reservation-only bar on Santa Monica Blvd. Beware cocktails are sneaky strong!

PICTURED: Tower Bar in the Sunset Tower Hotel.

Eames House Tour (Pacific Palisades). For lovers of architecture. Bookings required.

Disneyland (Anaheim). The ultimate theme park. Get the Genie or Genie+ Pass, you will not regret it.

Surya Spa (Santa Monica). The Lights and Bliss Treatment is other worldly.

Seventh House (Melrose). Art Gallery specialising in vintage and contemporary design.

AZ|AM Yoga (Santa Monica). Vinyasa Yoga at this locally loved and laid-back studio is such an experience.

PICTURED: Surya Spa situated at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel.

Our co-founders Kate and Emma's must haves.

Velvet Odelia Tee in any colour. Lightweight and perfect to pair back with pants, jeans, shorts and skirts.

Vanessa Baroni statement chunky necklace.

An oversized blazer. Great for over a dress when it's cold or with a classic tee and jean combo.

A pair of Philippe Model sneakers and some slides from Anine Bing.

Xírena Draper Pants. Super comfortable for long days walking.

Stacking jewellery. Never enough bracelets and necklaces. Best to stack were from Arms of Eve, Gold Sister or Clare V.

Ulla Johnson Dresses. The ultimate in day to night dressing.

PAIGE Denim in the Anessa and Laurel Canyon styles. Our go-to on long buying days.

Anything from ANINE BING! The ultimate in LA cool girl vibes.