Los Angeles has some great outdoor shopping areas and shopping districts. There are also plenty of neighborhood malls built in the 1950s to 70s that look just like malls in the rest of the country. The indoor shopping malls listed here are only those worthy of being considered a "destination mall," either by virtue of their location or what they have to offer serious mall shoppers.
Orange Countys answer to Rodeo Drive only much bigger, grander and more profitable. The shopping center covers 128 acres including two separate enclosed malls and various outdoor areas. It is the largest (by square footage) and most visited shopping center in the country. Various international tour companies, especially those from Japan, include this retail Mecca as a tour destination. Six valet parking stations. Currency Exchange available. Translation services available.
Beverly Hills and Hollywood. There are over 160 brand name stores including Hugo Boss, Dior, Coach and Diesel. Anchor stores are Macys and Bloomingdales. Foreign language directories and translators are available in Spanish and Japanese through Guest Services. Special tourism promotions are available including hotel shuttle service, fashion consultations, spa packages and dining discounts.
Santa Monica Pier. Macy's is currently the only large department store since Robinsons May closed. There are a few higher end stores like Kenneth Cole, but most of the shops are the same as anywhere else in the country. They have a decent selection of vendors in the food court. The building was designed by architect Frank Gehry. The public art in the center courtyard changes periodically.