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Best Clothing Stores For Teens In Los Angeles

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What are the best clothing stores for teenagers in Los Angeles? In short, stores that carry unique looks and hot clothing trends which allow teens to express themselves without putting a major dent in their parents' budget. Here are some top choices for in-the-know teen shoppers.

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7428 Melrose Ave,.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 653-3028
Multiple Locations

Wasteland's wide selection of clothing and accessories includes designer re-sale items at a fraction of their original price. Popular with both teen guys and girls, they offer everything from Barney's and Neiman Marcus designer fashions to trendy H&M dresses. A large store with stylish displays, cutting-edge music, and a strong mix of fast-fashion items and traditional vintage pieces, this eclectic store is almost as much fun to browse in as it is to buy.

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7409 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 782-8152
Multiple Locations

At Crossroads, top sellers include denim for girls and guys. Designers like Prada and funky fashion purveyors like TopShop are among the cool choices on sale at this vintage and resale store. They carry lots of accessories from boots to bags, too. Racks can be crowded but there are great finds to be had, with each location offering both popular trends and clothing from the 1950s up.

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Heavenly Couture
133 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 871-4054
Multiple Locations

Heavenly Couture is a high fashion boutique with all clothing under $17. This fun and fashion-forward store features great buys for savvy teen girls at a price sure to fit an adolescent pocketbook. With locations nationwide, well known brands like Romeo and Juliet are among the finds at this cheerful bargain spot.

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American Vintage
7575 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 944-0640>

American Vintage has long been known as a top stop for fashion-forward retail in LA. With hip rock n' roll shirts, leather jackets, and shirts for both sexes, woven bags, classic costume jewelry, and beaded headgear, it's no wonder teens love this store's unique clothing and accessories.

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American Apparel
4665 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 661-1407
Multiple Locations

Fun fashions for teens of both sexes are plentiful at American Apparel. While the company itself has undergone some controversy, the stores remain a top destination for teens looking for both school clothes and Saturday night party attire alike. From fun jackets to kicky skirts and a bounty of shirts and sweaters, there's something to fit every teen wardrobe at this sleek, modern chain.

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American Rebel
7474 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 944-0195

American Rebel sells a mix of vintage fashions and cutting-edge custom-made clothing like suede-fringed vests, silk kimonos, and flirty sundresses. Teens looking for something completely different can find plenty of great wardrobe accents here. Knowledgeable sales staff can help teens find the perfect footwear, too.

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Forever 21
10800 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 475-7013
Multiple Locations

Fast fashion is an easy and inexpensive find at Forever 21 stores, located throughout the LA basin and nationwide. Most locations stock clothes for both teen girls and boys, in large, well-lit stores with plenty of color choices. From jeans to sneakers, accessories to dresses and jackets, there's something for every teen taste here.

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Urban Outfitters
7650 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 653-3231

With its fashion forward sense, reasonable pricing, and always funky looks, Urban Outfitters is a hit among teens. Multiple locations can be found around the country, as well as throughout the Southland. From cheap t's to affordable jeans, and the most up to date looks for both girls and boys, its no wonder why this store has gained notoriety over the years.

Genie Davis is a multi-published journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. She lives near the beach in Los Angeles. See more on: CBSLA | | | DiversionsLA | Twitter.
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