14 L.A. Shops For The Coolest Casa Ever

We can see it now: a summer of clinking glasses, swapping stories, and sharing home-cooked meals with friends. But, as much as we love that entertaining season is in full swing, it's not without its downside. Namely, the pressure to have a stylish, enviable home — after all, nobody wants to invite pals over to a shabby-looking space.
What better time, then, to show your abode a little love with some cool, new wares? To help you get started, we rounded up 14 stunning, local home-decor shops guaranteed to give you the coolest casa on the block. Better start whipping up those margaritas now: Once you hit up these shops, your friends will never want to leave your house.
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Yolk
Owned by a Swedish expat, this colorful Silver Lake shop boasts tons of Scandinavian wares, along with finds from India, New Zealand, and more.

Yolk, 1626 Silver Lake Boulevard; 323-660-4315.
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Potted
Does your backyard need a little sprucing up? This Los Feliz shop specializes in outdoor living, which translates to a vast selection of garden wares, fountains, fire pits, patio furniture, and more — all in a range of styles.

Potted, 3158 Los Feliz Boulevard; 323-665-3801.
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Maison Midi
Give your home a chic, Mediterranean vibe with Maison Midi's French bistro chairs, colorful glassware collection, and more. You'll be pining for the Côte d'Azur the moment you walk into the shop.

Maison Midi, 148 South La Brea Avenue; 323-935-3157.
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A+R
With locations in both WeHo and Venice, A+R is chock-full of inventive, colorful home decor sourced from all over the world.

A+R, 1121 Abbot Kinney Boulevard and 171 South La Brea Avenue; 800-913-0071.
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Huset
Shop furniture, textiles, kitchen wares, gifts, and more from over 60 Scandinavian designers at Huset. The owners' bi-annual trip to the region ensures the shop is stocked with the latest and greatest in modern Scandinavian design.

Huset, 1316 1/2 Abbott Kinney Boulevard; 424-268-4213.
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Lawson-Fenning
Whether a '70s Lucite table or a classic walnut cabinet is more your style, Lawson-Fenning has you covered. Be prepared to spend hours perusing the shop's new and vintage high-end finds.

Lawson-Fenning, 7257 Beverly Boulevard and 1618 Silver Lake Boulevard; 323-660-1500.
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Heath Ceramics
Although the shop is known for its flawless ceramic kitchen wares, Heath stocks much more than just the perfect mug. Pillows, clocks, lamps, textiles, and more also boast Heath's signature, stylish touch.

Heath Ceramics, 7525 Beverly Boulevard; 323-965-0800.
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Nickey Kehoe
Owned by a pair of interior designers, this WeHo shop features carefully curated inventory that includes vintage finds, private label products, and home goods from around the world.

Nickey Kehoe, 7221 Beverly Boulevard; 323-954-9300.
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Galerie Half
You simply can't go wrong with Galerie Half's sleek-and-understated selection of furniture, art, and home accessories.

Galerie Half, 6911 Melrose Avenue; 323-424-3866.
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OK The Store
After you scoop up all the home goods you can carry, don't forget to check out OK The Store's fantastic selection of books and jewelry.

Ok The Store, 8303 West Third Street and 1716 Silverlake Boulevard; 323-653-3501.
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JF Chen
Antique lovers, this one's for you. JF Chen is a collector's paradise, with 34,000 square feet of gallery and showroom space. Furniture, lighting, accessories, and art all abound at this stunning Hollywood spot.

JF Chen, 941 North Highland Avenue; 323-466-9700.
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Downtown
Worth the splurge, Downtown's top-notch selection of antiques is just begging to be passed down in your family for decades to come. The shop also sells new, handmade-in-California furniture inspired by vintage designs.

Downtown, 719 North. La Cienega Boulevard; 310-652-7461.
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Midcentury LA
If the name didn't already give it away, this North Hollywood shop sells some of L.A.'s best midcentury modern furniture — imported straight from Denmark and Sweden, no less.

Midcentury LA, 5333 Cahuenga Boulevard; 818-509-3050.
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House of Honey
Along with a plethora of home-decor items, this South Pasadena boutique stocks apothecary, books, electronics, and more, making it a true one-stop shop for the design-obsessed.

House of Honey, 1518 Mission Street; 626-441-2454.
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