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Shopping La Jolla Style

Upscale Boutiques and Mall Shops

The beautiful community of La Jolla is known as "the jewel" of San Diego, and it certainly lives up to that description. This upscale seaside community is known for its gorgeous ocean views and pristine beaches. It's also known for its shopping, offering everything from luxury labels to unique designers, as well as one-of-a-kind boutiques.

The Must Shop Area of San Diego

La Jolla Boutiques

Adelaide's

Where: 919 Silverado St, La Jolla, CA 92037
This third-generation destination has blossomed from a small flower stand in 1938 to the full-service shop it is today. Adelaide's not only creates some of the best floral arrangements out there but also carries home goods, garden accessories, candles, skin-care products and home accessories.

Alpaca Collections

Where: 1298 Prospect Street, Suite 1N, La Jolla, CA 92037
This boutique's high-quality apparel combines ancient Peruvian textile traditions with a modern South American design aesthetic. The products are all made of natural fibers and fabrics, most of which come from alpacas or pima cotton raised or grown in Peru. This colorful textile environment invites you to touch and feel the luxurious fabrics, and the shop's classic designs will hold their value for many years. The leather goods are designed in Peru and made in Florence, while their sterling silver jewelry pieces are made in Peru.

The Ascot Shop

Where: 7750 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
Celebrating over 70 years in the village of La Jolla, this classic establishment has been dressing the well-to-do men of San Diego for generations. This family-owned and -operated shop carries brands and designers known for the best in quality, luxury and value. With sales associates, stylists and tailors right on-site, this is a one-stop shop for the elegant man.

Blue Apparel

Where: 1237 Prospect St, Unit M, La Jolla, CA 92037
A tiny boutique right on Prospect Street in the center of the village, Blue Apparel offers accessories including hats and sweatshirts, and its apparel beautifully captures that La Jolla vibe.

Lululemon La Jolla

Where: 7835 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
Located on Girard Avenue, right on the coast, Lululemon's La Jolla location high-quality, comfortable clothing, shoes and other accessories such as bags and hats, and even water bottles! Whether you are shopping for athletic wear or simply looking for fashionable attire, Lululemon is the perfect spot.

Vuori Clothing

Where: 7841 Girard Ave La Jolla, CA 92037
Vuori, a highly popular clothing company based in Encinitas, offers a wide selection of stylish athletic apparel at its shop on Girard Avenue. True to the company motto, "Invest in Happiness", Vuori's clothing captures the Southern California vibe of fitness, sport and surf.

The Shop La Jolla

Where: 1264 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037
Right in the center of town on Prospect Street, this spot is the perfect place to shop for trendy clothing for both men and women. Not only does the store offer t-shirts, pants and jackets, but it also has artwork for guests to enjoy, and the staff is helpful and knowledgeable.

Gracie & Company

Where: 7458 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
This California-chic boutique has been in La Jolla for over 30 years and is known for its comfortable and casual pieces. It's especially renowned for its sweaters, pants and unique jewelry. Whether you are 20 or 70+, Gracie & Co. boutique can give you that laid-back, effortless-chic look.

Havaianas

Where: 1049 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037
Need a new pair of flip-flops? Since 1962, Havaianas has been selling Japanese-inspired and Brazilian beach-style sandals for people of all ages. The colorful selections offer high quality without compromise.

Laura Gambucci

Where: 7655 Girard Ave, Unit A, La Jolla, CA 92037
A one-stop-shopping experience for all of the fashion jet-setters, this shop's unique collections are timeless yet current, with sought-after designer pieces from Barbara Bui and French designers such as Emanual Ungaro and Jean Paul Gaultier. The boutique also collaborates with the jewelry designers of Erickson Beamon to create exclusive pieces. Be sure to check out the refined leather handbags and extraordinary collection of shoes.

Rangoni Shoes

Where: 7870 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
Since the late 1930s and early 1940s, in Florence and other Italian cities, Rangoni has been making and selling the finest shoes for their customers, with the mission of "quality plus comfort". With the shop's location on Girard Avenue, La Jolla visitors can get a feel of high-quality Italian fashion as translated to Southern California.

Sigi's Boutique

Where: 7888 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
Founded in 1968, this upscale women's boutique carries the finest European and American clothing lines, jewelry, accessories and gifts. Featuring clothing lines such as Brunello Cucinelli, Herno, Chan Luu and Jill McGowan, Sigi's is a fashionista's dream.

Simple La Jolla

Where: 1298 Prospect St, Unit 1B, La Jolla, CA 92037
This open and airy boutique features casual, elegant clothing for both men and women. The emphasis is on sensuous fabrics, quality craftsmanship and designs that ensure effortless comfort and timeless style. Carrying small collections imported from Europe and special pieces hand-made in America, the boutique and its high-quality clothing will be in style for many years to come.

Vissla Surf Shop

Where: 7851 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
Vissla Surf Shop is a great place to go to buy beach- and surf-friendly apparel and accessories that kids and adults will love. Since La Jolla is right on the water, Vissla can help you get all geared up for hitting the waves.

Warwicks

Where: 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
A La Jolla institution with an illustrious history, Warwicks on Girard Avenue offers an extensive selection of books, as well as items that make perfect gifts, including jewelry, writing utensils, and even art supplies. And it's a longtime mecca for readings by famous authors.

Whiskey & Leather

Where: 7884 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
Whiskey and Leather is newer shop to La Jolla, but has been around Southern California since 2013. The company's beautiful selection of clothing, shoes and home goods captures Southern California's unique culture.

La Jolla Mall Experience

Westfield UTC

The area northeast of the village of La Jolla is known as the Golden Triangle, and includes upscale hotels, excellent dining and the Westfield UTC shopping center. This ultimate shopping and leisure experience features over 200 specialty and luxury stores, services and award-winning restaurants in an open-air setting. Department stores include Nordstrom and Macy's; other popular stores include ZARA, Aritzia, Free People, Madewell, Warby Parker, Apple, Banana Republic, Bonobos, Anthropologie, Chico's, Gorjana, Crate & Barrel, J. Crew, Janie and Jack, Jo Malone London, and Pottery Barn. If luxury is on your list you also will not be disappointed with Hermes, Michael Kors and Tiffany & Co.

 

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