Here Are All Your Must-Shop Destinations at South Bay’s Favorite Mall
Written By: Kandace Cornell
Photographed By: Don Lupo Point in El Segundo
Ahh, shopping. It’s one of America’s greatest past-times, right up there with baseball and apple pie. So, what better way to spend a summer day in LA than by taking a trip to The Point—the retail crown jewel of South Bay—and giving your credit card a serious workout? With its sleek, California coastal design, carefully curated selection of hip boutiques and eateries, and friendly, al fresco atmosphere, this place isn’t just your average mall—it’s a lifestyle. Check out our hit list of highlights.
Athleta Point in El Segundo
Must-Try: Stellar Trouser
Known for its line of quality workout gear, this athleisure brand spawned by Gap also features an array of comfy basics, dresses, undergarments, swimwear, accessories and outerwear in soft, wearable fabrics. Qualifying as one of the brand’s “most loved” pants, the Stellar Trousers are designed with structured yet stretchy Luna fabric, for a look that’s office-appropriate yet forgiving enough to get you through the day without a muffin top.
Bluemercury Point in El Segundo
Must-Try: M-61 PowerGlow Peel Pad
Offering the most sought-after beauty, hair and skincare products from favorite lines like NARS, Oribe and La Mer, this one-stop-shop offers the seal of approval and expert guidance from trained skin care specialists with every product. According to Bluemercury Store Manager Jennifer Lee, the bestselling M-61 PowerGlow Peel Pad treatment, handpicked by Bluemercury Founder Marla Malcolm Beck, combines a one-minute peel with an exfoliating agent and a gradual tanner in one individual pack.
Face Haus Point in El Segundo
Must-Try: The World of Difference Facial
Aiming to deliver the premiere pampering of a luxury spa to busy folks of all skin types in a laid back, down-to-earth atmosphere, Face Haus is known for its menu of “facials for the people.” A hybrid of treatments, including a peel, Vitamin C infusion, LED cell rejuvenation and a rich algae mask, makes The World of Difference Facial the Cadillac of facials.
Kendra Scott Point in El Segundo
Must-Try: Malika Rose Gold Statement Earrings in Abalone Shell
With a dazzling array of gems on display, this lovely jewelry line offers a bevy of baubles, including eye-catching pendants, bracelets and cuffs, bangles, large-stone statement rings and elegant earrings. Our fave? The Malika Rose Gold Statement Earrings. The abstract petal shapes and abalone shell color will glamorize your look with a natural flare.
Must-Try: Time To Sweat Crop Bottoms
The beloved athletic-wear brand is known as much for its moisture-wicking fabrics and coveted figure-flattering appearance as it is for its ubiquitous insignia spotted in après-yoga activities all across Los Angeles. For the serious athlete (or those who just want to look like one), the classic and durable Time To Sweat Crop Bottoms has everything, including four-way stretch comfort fabric and stealthy pockets for keys and cell phones.
Must-Try: Baylee Dress
This boho-chic boutique will keep you looking festival-ready all year round, with its generous selection of must-haves from California cool-girl brands like Flynn Skye, Wildfox and For Love & Lemons. Peruse a flurry of flowy frocks, rockin’ rompers, camis, crop tops, girly blouses and on-trend accessories. From the Planet Blue exclusive line, Blue Life, the breezy, white floral Baylee Dress is your summertime go-to with its ruffled hem and flirty, feminine details.
San Lorenzo Bikinis Point in El Segundo
Must-Try: NOMAD Rhoda Classic Strap One Piece
With a dizzying array of swimwear featuring some of the hottest lines to hit the beach, this South American-born brand is the perfect place to stock up on summertime swimmies and vacay essentials, like the NOMAD Rhoda Classic Stap One Piece. With its on-trend Brazilian high-rise cut, this suit has the demure feel of a classic one-piece but is also ready to serve up some serious side-boob.
Must-Try: The Daisy
Making good vision a little more fashionable, this eyewear brand features a wide variety of girly glasses and sleek sunnies in feminine frames, custom-fit with lenses to fit a variety of prescriptions. One of the brand’s staff picks, the smart Daisy style, comes in three colors that won’t distract from your fabulous face.
Must-Try: The Keto Plate
Take a shop break and snack on some modern American fare like prosciutto or avocado toast, grain bowls, crisp salads and mouthwatering sandwiches. Thanks to the Keto Plate, sticking to this popular diet plan has never been easier, thanks to a loaded breakfast of beef brisket, bacon, turkey sausage, halloumi and egg, topped with tomato and avocado. With a full breakfast and cocktail menu, you can always come back for happy hour or a major brunch binge.
Must-Try: DJ Spider Roll
Serving up a slew of sustainable sushi and seafood, this eclectic eatery puts a unique spin on classic sushi rolls, nigiri, sashimi, ramen and Japanese delicacies. Cue the DJ Spider Roll; a blend of lobster, crab and avocado, this feel-good favorite is topped with flakes of tempura and dynamite sauce that melts in the mouth.
Set in Stone: Can’t find exactly what you’re looking for at Kendra Scott? Did you know you can design your own custom piece, with more than 30 colorful stones to choose from?
Pairing Is Caring: Fifteen percent of the world’s population lacks access to vision care, so with the help of nonprofit partners, Warby Parker’s Buy A Pair, Give A Pair’s mission makes it possible to provide eyeglasses to those in need.
Who, UMI? According to Founding Partner Jesse Duron, UMI is a more casual alternative to its traditional LA sister restaurant, Hamasaku.
Up in the Air: Designed to feel like a “living room,” The Point boasts 45,000 square feet of open-air shopping since opening its doors in 2015.
850 Sepulveda Blvd
El Segundo, CA 90245