Power Shopping: The 25 Most Expensive Fashion Stores in the Country
L.A.'s Maxfield, Santa Monica's Savannah, and Beverly Hills' Dolce & Gabbana make the sticker shock list.
In a new survey, Oscar de la Renta’s New York City boutique has been named the priciest store in America. According to Bundle.com, which ran the numbers, “De la Renta’s eponymous store on New York City’s Madison Avenue had well-to-do shoppers spending $3,217 on average during each shopping trip.” The designer’s cocktail dresses can cost as much as $10,690.
Only four L.A.-area stores made the list. The trendy Maxfield in West Hollywood (8825 Melrose Avenue) is ranked No. 5. Average spent per shopping trip: 2,258. Celebrities who have been spotted there recently include Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz, Adam Lambert and David and Victoria Beckham.
Also on the list: Santa Monica’s Savannah (706 Montana Avenue) at No. 9, $1,970 an average visit, and, in Beverly Hills, 16th-ranked Dolce & Gabbana (312 N. Rodeo Dr.,), $1,595, and 23rd-ranked Escada (9502 Wilshire Boulevard), $1,466.
According to the website, it compiled the list based on proprietary data provided by Citi, looking at millions of transactions between April 2010 and May 2011.
Check out the entire list at Bundle.com.