Made famous by the T.V. Show Melrose Place
, this famous street is a mecca for Los Angeles hipsters. Home to Paramount Pictures and a variety of ultra-cool boutiques, vintage stores and cafe's, Melrose Avenue is a favorite shopping area for Los Angeles locals and celebrities. An artsy area, many of the building facades are painted and decorated to reflect the personality of the area. More well known stores and designers include Betsey Johnson, Von Dutch, Agent Provocateur, Fred Segal's, Ed Hardy and Alexander McQueen. A variety of independent boutiques also offer high-end vintage clothing, accessories and more.