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Best Outlet Malls Around Los Angeles

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Dressing in the latest fashion trends and still being able to afford necessities can sometimes be tricky for those of us who want to take advantage of the latest fads. Luckily, Los Angeles, a notorious hub for setting trends, has some of the best outlet shopping in the state. Here's our guide to the best outlet malls.

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The Outlets At Orange
20 City Blvd W
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 769-4001

Smart shoppers at this Orange County outlet mall know to visit during the week, as the deals are so good that weekend parking lot traffic can be a nightmare. The dozens of outlet shops at this top-rated mall include the Nike Factory Store, Aldo, Aeropostale, Banana Republic Factory, BJ's Brewhouse and Restaurant, Bloomingdales, Buffalo Wild Wings, Calvin Klein, Claire's, Converse, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Nordstrom Rack, Off Broadway, Polo Ralph Lauren, Old Navy and many others.

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Camarillo Premium Outlets
740 E. Ventura Blvd.
Camarillo, CA. 93010
(805) 445-8520

Just shy of an hour from Los Angeles, the Camarillo Premium Outlets is chock-full of your favorite brands – both mass and luxury.  Once out of Los Angeles' congestion, the drive north leads to fresher air and open spaces, and upon entering the Outlets, you will find everything you need from head to toe and from kitchen to living room. From designer fashions and sportswear to shoe stores and home furnishings, the Camarillo Premium Outlets truly offer everything imaginable. Popular stores at this massive shopping complex include J.Crew, Banana Republic, BCBG Max Azria, Ann Taylor, Restoration Hardware, Michael Kors, Samsonite, Barneys, Sperry, St. John, Sunglass Hut, The North Face, Tory Burch, UGG Australia, True Religion, White House Black Market, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th and more. The outlets have hundreds of stores so make sure to get there early to get a full day of shopping bargains in!

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Citadel Outlets
100 Citadel Drive
Commerce, CA. 90040
(323) 888-1724

Just a hop, skip and a jump off the I-5 and built behind an Assyrian Castle wall, Citadel Outlets offers LA area residents a range of fabulous outlet shopping featuring brands such as American Eagle Outfitters, BCBG, Lucky Brand Jeans, The Gap, Coach, Asics, H&M, Hurley, Nautica, Quiksilver, Perry Ellis, Trumi, Michael Kors, Wet Seal and many more. If you make a day of it, Citadel will satisfy your cravings at Pronto Cafe, Subway, Nibi Pho Bistro, Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt and Starbucks.

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Ontario Mills
One Mills Circle
Ontario, CA. 91764
(909) 484-8301

Located east of L.A., Ontario Mills features a myriad of shops including COACH New York, Tommy Bahama Outlet, Wet Seal and Zales, just to name a few. The outlet center is also home to Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Quiksilver and Hollister & Co. for your special tween/teen and Estee Lauder Company Store for your leading lady. Ontario Mills also offers deals throughout the year, which is run through its website and is updated frequently with promotions and coupons.

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Desert Hills Premium Outlets
48400 Seminole Drive
Cabazon, CA. 92230
(951) 849-6641

Sister to the Camarillo Premium Outlets, Desert Hills brings fashion die-hards some of the best luxury brands. Fashionistas will drool over the latest seasonal fashions at Barneys New York Outlet, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Loro Piana, Prada, Saint Laurent Paris, Salvatore Ferragamo and Diane Von Furstenberg. And, for accessory queens, check out Bottega Veneta, Furla, Kate Spade New York, Gucci and many others. Who needs the holiday season discounts when you can shop here year round?

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Nordstrom Rack
Beverly Connection
100 N. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA. 90048
(323) 602-0282

Don't have time to visit an outlet center? Make a quick stop at Nordstrom Rack right across from The Beverly Center in West Hollywood. Here you will find signature Nordstrom brands as well as runway designers including Alice + Olivia, Betsy Johnson, Burberry Brit, Diane Von Furstenberg, Vince and Trina Turk. Skip into the season with a pair of Belle by Sigerson Morrison cutout flats or Stuart Weitzman pumps. Don't forget to accessorize your new outfit - pair it with a Kate Spade New York metallic satchel or Tasha headband. The store offers mens and womens name brands and you're sure to find some great finds here.

Jennifer Geisman is a freelance writer and faithful beauty junkie living in Los Angeles. Her work can be found at

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