With over 21 miles of scenic coastline, Malibu is a top destination for those seeking surf, sand and sun. This exclusive coastal town is also known for its luxurious, yet laid back, beachy lifestyle. Those looking to perfect the Malibu look can do so at one of the city’s unique shops and boutiques.
Many of Malibu’s boutiques are concentrated in outdoor shopping malls along the Pacific Coast Highway. Shoppers can browse local and international brands at upscale open-air plazas like Malibu Country Mart and Trancas Country Market. We’ve highlighted 10 of the most unique shops and boutiques in Malibu below.
Nati Boutique has been recognized by Malibu Choice as the “Best Women’s Malibu Boutique” three years in a row. The boutique is known for its cozy, affordable clothing and accessories. Owner Anat “Nati” Winston handpicks the store’s inventory, offering a selection of classic wardrobe staples and rotating seasonal items. The “Cozys – Softest We Sell” collection includes jackets, pants and t-shirts. Whether searching for the perfect boho beachy ensemble or an outfit for a night out, Nati’s collection will have the look covered.
30745 Pacific Coast Highway
The Malibu Colony Co.
The Malibu Colony Co. is a one-stop-shop for souvenirs, gifts or a just because purchase. This gift shop has been serving the Malibu community and tourists for over 25 years. The Malibu Colony Co. offers a selection of home décor, linens and fragrances, as well as apparel for kids and babies. Some of its most popular items include Diptyque and Lafco candles, as well as socks, robes and throws from CozyChic. They also have dining and entertainment options from brands like Michael Aram and Simon Pearce.
3835 Cross Creek Road, #8
Located in Malibu’s Trancas Country Market, Hiptique is a modern beach boutique with clothing, décor and more. Its collection is carefully curated by women who embody the live/work/play beach lifestyle of Malibu. Shoppers can browse clothing from premier brands like Veronica Beard, LSpace and more. Complete the laid back, beachy look with the perfect bag, shoes and accessories. This is Hiptique’s second location in the Los Angeles area and has been serving the Malibu community since 2017.
30745 Pacific Coast Highway
Canvas . Malibu
Canvas . Malibu is an apparel and art gallery located in the Malibu Country Mart. Designers Jac and Arlington Forbes have created a collection of interchangeable wardrobe staples for men. Their women’s collection includes trend-conscious, though not trendy, fashion-forward tops and pants. Both lines embody the Malibu lifestyle and are made with made with high quality fabrics in Downtown Los Angeles. Shoppers can also browse items from brands like J. J. Gray, Malibu Sandals and FWK by Engineered Garments.
23410 Civic Center Way
House of Kinga
For those who’ve ever wanted to bottle their trip to California, House of Kinga makes it possible! The Malibu-based company handcrafts candles and fragrances that evoke the laid-back, surf lifestyle of the California coast. House of Kinga’s signature candle is a blend of balsam and vanilla, with hints of amber and orange blossom. The candle vessel is handcrafted by Italian artisans, using raw clay to create a unique, marbled vessel that can be repurposed. Their signature scent is also available as a roller fragrance.
23410 Civic Center Way, D-7
Drill Surf and Skate
Look no further than Drill Surf and Skate for all your surfing and skateboarding needs. This full service surf and skate shop was established in 1991 and is across the street from Malibu’s infamous Zuma Beach. The shop has a Malibu-themed clothing apparel line for men, women and groms (kids). They also offer surf, standup paddleboard and skateboard lessons available by the hour. Their skilled instructors offer lessons for all skill levels.
30745 Pacific Coast Highway, #D20
Alicia Adams Alpaca
Alicia Adams Alpaca is a family-owned business hailing from New York. Owner and designer Alicia Adams raises Suri alpacas on a farm in Hudson Valley, and uses their eco-friendly, hypoallergenic fur to create classic designs with an urban edge. Best-selling items include the Classic Throw, available in over 90 hues, and the Alassio Wrap, a lightweight wrap made from a baby alpaca and silk blend. Jetsetters can fly in eco-friendly luxury with the Globetrotter Travel Set, which features an alpaca travel blanket, eye mask and lounge socks, in a storage bag.
30745 Pacific Coast Highway
Based at the Malibu Lumber Yard, Bleusalt offers high quality, sustainable luxury at an affordable price. Their collection is made from beech tree fabric, which has the beauty and luxury of cashmere, but is vegan, sustainable and machine washable. One of its best sellers is the Wrap, made from three yards of fabric and endless options for styling. Other popular items include leggings and a unisex skater hoodie. All items are made in Los Angeles.
3939 Cross Creek Road
Malibu-born and designed, Planet Blue offers a clothing line inspired by the free spirit of its hometown. They offer a range of clothing, swimwear and accessories for the perfect Malibu look. Their private flagship label, Blue Life, is a line designed for those who want to spend the day at the beach and head out for a night of dancing afterwards. In addition to their private label, they also carry items from popular brands like Stillwater and Lost + Wander.
3835 Cross Creek Road
Ron Herman has been an influential clothing brand in Southern California since 1976. Their curated collection mixes cutting edge design with everyday classics to create the quintessential SoCal look. Ron Herman carries a collection of namesake designs, as well as pieces from Black Crane, Frank & Eileen and Stella McCartney. In addition to its family-owned Malibu location, Ron Herman has two other stores in the LA area and over 20 stores in Japan.
3900 Cross Creek Road
By Alxy Sariol