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Old Pasadena is home to a wonderful variety of retailers including prestigious nationals, one-of-kind boutiques, and everything in between.  Support local by looking for the "Only in Old Pas" stamp next to businesses that are either one-of-a-kind and unique to Old Pasadena, or have few regional locations and embody the indie spirit.  If you choose to shop online or by phone, ask about contact-free curbside pick-up.

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  • Alo Yoga (Alo) is a Los Angeles-based premium lifestyle brand with a mission to spread wellness, inspire mindful movement and create community. Since launching in 2007, Alo has become a global leader in activewear design and a revolutionary addition to the clean beauty space. Alo (an acronym for air, land, and ocean) has been eco-aware and sweatshop-free from day one, and uses sustainable practices in their W.R.A.P. Certified facilities. Above all, Alo promotes a studio-to-street mentality that transcends fashion and goes beyond the mat. 

    Visit Alo One Colorado to experience an elevated wellness brand with studio to street clothing, yoga gear, and luxury performance skincare.


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    Bad Bee is a boutique that specializes in finding styles and brands that are one-of-a-kind, fun, and that offer outstanding quality. Focusing on local, Los Angeles-based brands, this boutique carries a wide range of products including apparel, candles, planters, jewelry, nail polish, accessories for your home, and much more!  Bad Bee is also a leatherworking studio providing custom handmade accessories and a unique experience to customers as they can watch the process from start to finish.

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    Since 1995, Cigars by Chivas has served cigar enthusiasts at its retail location in Old Pasadena, its reputation growing over the years to attract a worldwide audience of aficionados. From its elegant hand-selected humidor comes the best: Davidoff, Arturo Fuente Opus X, Padron, Avo, and My Father Cigars. Accessory lines such as ST Dupont, Xikar, Collibre, Daniel Marshall, and Davidoff are also available. The establishment also serves as a very popular smoking lounge for cigar smokers.

  • Commune Records is an independent record store located on Holly Street. They carry a selection of most genres of new and used vinyl from vintage classics to current pop culture artists. They specialize in hard-to-find pressings of indie, jazz, rock, punk, hip hop, soul, world, rnb, electronic and psychedelic. In addition to records, Commune Records also offers a small curated selection of books on music, art, design, street, and DIY culture. They buy, sell, and trade vinyl, books, and memorabilia. 


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    One of Old Pasadena’s truly old stores, Crown City Loan & Jewelry opened in 1953 in a building that dates even older: The Kinney-Kendall Building was built in 1899 and is the last standing commercial structure built by renowned architects Charles and Henry Greene. Known locally as “the pawn shop,” the store carries jewelry, coins, electronics, iPhones and iPads, and vintage guitars, among many other items.

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    Custom Comfort Mattress is a family-owned business that builds hand-crafted, double-sided, natural mattresses that are longer lasting, more supportive, more comfortable, and healthier for sleepers. The mattresses have been locally made since 1988 in Orange County. Clients can visit for in-store mattress fittings to discover the best solution for you with help from friendly staff.  

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    HUSTLER® Hollywood has joined the neighborhood. The premier lifestyle and romance brand provides a tastefully curated collection with the modern shopper in mind. The beautifully merchandised location is clean, bright, and inviting with a focus on providing excellent customer service to their customers. Browse their edited selection of luxurious lingerie, heels, fashion-forward apparel, and accessories. Shopping for romantic gifts? HUSTLER® Hollywood got tons of unique and curious gift ideas for that someone special, or to treat yourself. Plus, check out naughty novelties, games, and party supplies for bachelorettes, festivals, and so much more!


  • Indiana Colony— a namesake derived from the first group of settlers in Pasadena – is a charming marketplace of local, independent food and retail vendors. Housed in a historical building, the collective has been beautifully restored and features the original brick walls and wood floors, giving it a coffeehouse ambiance. Guests can take advantage of plenty of seating and the relaxing atmosphere while enjoying these merchants: 

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    Stating emphatically that "the alphabet starts at D," Jenette Bras caters to busty gals with a gorgeous line of lingerie and firmly believes that the only sure way to get a bra that fits is to get fitted. To that end, customer service is paramount at this chic boutique – staff members fit each and every customer personally, choosing from Los Angeles' widest selection of D-K-sized bras. Patrons can also find lingerie selections at Flattery, a full-service collection catering to the "lightly-bosomed," those in the A to C cup range.  


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    Designer Maria Argyropoulos of m.andonia draws inspiration from all over the world, scouring fabric mills in Europe and vintage stores in the U.S. to find just the right materials to convey her classic yet modern, sophisticated yet edgy, romantic yet rock 'n roll sense of style. m.andonìa continues a proud tradition of respect for old-world craftsmanship that began a lifetime and a continent away when Maria's family opened a leather goods factory in Athens, Greece in 1936. Today the hard-working m.andonìa staff dedicates the same meticulous care and heartfelt reverence for handcrafting and the highest standards of quality in every handbag they manufacture. All bags and accessories are handmade and one of a kind.  

  • Established in September 2013, Miniso is a Japanese variety store that sells a range of stylish lifestyle products, including cosmetics, home furnishings, electronics accessories, and more. 


  • ModLock is a Liberty Safe Dealer in Pasadena.  In addition to selling and installing the number one safe in America, MODLOCK provides ALPR Parking solutions and Mobile Security Trailers.  Visit this friendly, community-oriented, business for personalized assistance. 

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    A small convenience store, Old Pasadena General Store stocks snacks, drinks, a small selection of health and wellness items, and lottery tickets.

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    The Old Pasadena Pharmacy & Marketplace is a full-service retail pharmacy that also doubles as a gift and sundries boutique. The bright and modern store provides prescription services, over the counter items, and an impressive selection of small gifts, soaps and lotions, pet items, Papyrus cards, easy-to-go meals like sandwiches and salads, and a great selection of sweet and savory snacks.

  • Parachute is a modern lifestyle brand that makes people feel at home. The multi-category home company offers products that are thoughtfully designed in Los Angeles and responsibly manufactured by expert craftspeople around the globe, using only premium quality materials. Every essential in the collection is inspired by comfort and relaxation. Parachute was founded in 2014, offering a carefully curated assortment of bedding. The brand has since released its own mattress and expanded into categories throughout the home, including bath, apparel, décor, and furniture. Curbside Pick Up available all week-long. Shopping Appointments Available + Walk Ins Welcome

  • Joining the stretch of independent retail known as the Shops on Holly, Retreat is an artisan gift shop with an emphasis on jewelry. You'll find a beautiful selection of handcrafted jewelry, accessories, candles, hand-drawn cards, journals, wall art, pottery, barware, leather goods, and more!


  • Stop by the Old Pasadena Space and get to know the Rivian electric vehicles in real life. You can jump in the front seat, pop open the Gear Tunnel, and ask them anything and everything. 

    Think playground, not showroom. You’re welcome to climb in and on the vehicles.  See all the materials and colors in person.


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    Romantix specializes in sexy lingerie, bachelorette party items, adult toys, and erotic novelties. Friendly clerks and a clean and bright appearance contribute to the store’s welcoming atmosphere. With more than 50 locations nationwide, Romantix has been voted "Sexiest Adult Boutique" by several publications and has the largest selection in the U.S.  All of their products are selected for people of all genders, ages, and sexual orientations. 


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    SEIHO International, Inc. was established in 1986 in Pasadena, California as a subsidiary of SEIHO Kogyo, a leading manufacturer of Air Distribution Equipment and Vent Louvers in Japan, who has been doing business in the HVAC industry for over a quarter of a century. SEIHO International, Inc. is a manufacturer of contemporary designs of Diffusers, Nozzles, Grilles and Registers, such as aluminum SpotDiffusers, aluminum TurboNozzle diffusers, double deflection RoundRegisters and aluminum / stainless steel VentLouvers. The diffusers and grilles come in various types, several sizes and different colors. They can be powder coated to any color of your choice.

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    The Dog Bakery was started with a goal to make the world’s best dog treats; a decade later, the small LA-based chain has developed a great reputation for its fresh-baked, all-natural treats. The store is always open to four-legged customers, who enjoy ingredients that are meticulously selected, tasty, and chemical free. Also stocked are hard-to-find specialty items and top-selling pet goods, toys, and clothes.

    Is there a doggie birthday coming up? The store specializes in birthday “cakes,” accessories, and party packs.

  • We Olive is a premier retailer & tasting room of California extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and California wines.

    The magical alchemy of California’s hot dry summer days and cool, evening temperatures, myriad soil types and microclimates, combined with the passion and commitment of its artisan growers, result in world class olive oil and balsamic vinegar. We Olive Pasadena is a fun and exciting place to taste the finest artisan made extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegars and delicious gourmet foods. In other words, it is a foodie’s paradise, a culinary shopping experience, and an educational destination for people passionate about delicious food and health.

    The wine bar features small batch California varietals – basically, wine that you wouldn’t be able to find in a grocery store. Although We Olive does not sell bottles, the store offers wine by the glass every night of the week, as well as beer and mixed drinks that include balsamic vinegars and olive oils like the Balsamic Lemonade and the Balsamic-Marinated Berry Spritzer. The store offers a small menu featuring items like flatbreads, sandwiches, salads, and tapas - dining is available indoors or on the back patio.


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