Wedding: Travel: Get Outta Here: Chic Shopping

You don’t have to have a destination wedding to skip town with your nearest and dearest; instead, plan a pre-wedding weekend to this bachelorette-party-perfect hot spot!


WHO SHOULD GO: Fashionistas and devoted watchers of Access Hollywood.


[sidebar]WHO SHOULD GO: Fashionistas and devoted watchers of Access Hollywood.

HOW BIG YOUR GROUP SHOULD BE: Bring two or three of your nearest … any more and you risk too many opinions in the dressing room.

WHAT TO DO: Ooh and ahh along the three blocks of Rodeo Drive (think Cavalli, Ferragamo, Valentino), then hit shop-lined Beverly Drive. And be sure not to miss Robertson Boulevard, about a mile east of Rodeo, for celeb-frequented, fashion-forward boutiques like Nanette Lepore, Lisa Kline, Alice + Olivia and Anya Hindmarch.

EATING AND DRINKING: Coupa Cafe (419 North Canon Drive, 310-385-0420, offers the perfect pre-spree breakfast, and The Farm of Beverly Hills (439 North Beverly Drive, 310-273-5578, is California fresh. Enjoy cocktails and make-your-own s’mores at Bo (The Crescent Hotel, 403 North Crescent Drive, 310-247-0505,

SLEEPING: Reserve a two-bedroom suite at The Mosaic Hotel, where you’ll get enough space to put on a runway show with the day’s purchases and complimentary about-town car service in a Land Rover LR3. Standard rooms start at $400 a night (

PSST!: Book a table at Cut, Wolfgang Puck’s steakhouse (9500 Wilshire Boulevard, 310-276-8500, — it’s at the Beverly Wilshire, so you’ll get to see where Pretty Woman was filmed.