Melrose Ave is actually a large shopping avenue, where you can find everything - starting from vintage clothing stores and luxury items, named brands, alternative stores, record stores, and galleries.
In Melrose Ave, you will find stores with medium to cheap prices. For those interested in more luxury brands, there is the more expensive area a little after Fairfax Ave. There are stores like Dash, the Kardashian's family store.
Among the stores, you can see the local cafes and the residents that leisurely pass their time. More in the avenue - art galleries, theaters, pubs, and restaurants.
Be sure not to miss the Pink Hotdog located on the corner of a Brea Avenue.