Santa Monica Unique Boutiques and Shopping

Posted October 23, 2017

Shopping today means seeing a lot of the same stores no matter where you go, or looking to find unique items online. For a truly local Santa Monica shopping experience, check out these unique Santa Monica boutiques and retail stores.

Acorn Store

If you have young children in your life, make time for the Acorn Store. The awe-inspiring selection of colorful, well-crafted wooden toys is guaranteed to charm kids and adults alike, and the toys will inspire hours of old-fashioned creative play. The Acorn Store is a specialty store that offers a toy selection for young children and can be found in Downtown Santa Monica.


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Searching for a well-priced gift? Goods on Ocean Park carries a gorgeous array of jewelry, candles and other unique trinkets with a focus on fair-trade and artisan-made products. Look for colorful scarves by Inouitoosh, leather goods made exclusively for the shop by arisans in Bolivia, and locally made soaps and candles from G26.


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Located on trendy Montana Avenue, this boutique carries chic yet affordable women’s wear (everything is priced under $98). Elevate your loungewear with the hoodies and joggers or stock up on cozy knits for chilly nights on the beach. Jane also carries delicate gold jewelry and floral dresses if you are going for a 90s boho vibe.


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Kathmandu Boutique

For a treasure trove of affordable imported goods from Nepal, Tibet, and India, stop by Kathmandu Boutique. There you’ll find lightweight linen pants and breezy kurtas, scarves, bags, jewelry, home décor and bohemian gifts galore.


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Santa Monica Airport Outdoor Antique & Collectible Market

This sprawling, open-air market is, yes, by the airport and open every other Sunday. For a small entrance fee you can wander Santa Monica Airport Outdoor Antique & Collectible Market‘s seemingly endless array of booths stocked with everything from estate jewelry and vintage clothing to antique furniture and silver. You’ll also find newer goods like handmade jewelry and an array of textiles as well as art and antique prints.


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