Alternative Apparel 

In 1995, creator Greg Alterman set out to create the perfect t-shirt - fashionable, comfortable, and tailored for a perfect fit. Since then, Alternative Apparel has dedicated itself to designing clothes that look great and feel great, making its wearer look comfortable in their own skin.

Angie clothing line features bohemian prints and designs for the modern woman. Their peasant-inspired blouses and dresses, featuring bold patterns and bright colors are sure to spice up your summer wardrobe.

Ark & Co
Ark & Co is located in the heart of LA's fashion district in downtown LA. Catering to the young and young at heart, the Ark & Co line has everything from fitted casual tops to flowing, sophisticated dresses.

Bali Belts
At Bali Belt Studio, high quality and cutting edge trends on belts and handbags at affordable prices is their specialty. Their quality is extraordinary but the price points are always competitive. We know that it is an invaluable part of the process. From working with quality tradesman to suppling goods and services backed by strong reputation, we believe it's not just the business, it is the entire fashion experience.

BB Dakota
Founded in 1986 in Laguna Beach, California, BB Dakota mixes European sensibility with pricing that the fashion-forward American can afford. B.B. Dakota has its classic line as well as Jack, a second brand which was launched to meet the demand of contemporary clothing at an affordable price for young adults.
BCBGeneration is a lifestyle brand inspired by the youthful spirit and creative sensibility of today's quirky girl. We want you to have the freedom to explore, expand and express your individuality through personal style. We want you to be you!

Blue Bird
Every season is filled with fun, flirty, wearable and ever changing apparel. The collection is designed for the free spirited girl with an edge. She is sexy, not vulgar and never takes herself too seriously.

Dahlya clothing is a contemporary modern missy brand, taking the classic missy look and adding a modern touch to it, like prints, lace, and embroidery. They focus mainly on basic, everyday wear for the modern woman, but also bohemian inspired clothing for the casual look that emits a relaxed, romantic, and soft touch. Dahlya aspires to bring together the essence of beauty and elegance.

Launched in August 2008, this line is fairly new. London-based designers bring about a vintage feel with eclectic twist. Feminine prints are embellished with exquisite detailing for that unique, flirty, go-to piece.

Dylan and Rose
Dylan is a girl who has just started her career. She's edgy, she's driven, she;s the center of attention in the office and out. Sometimes she's cool and sophisticated; sometimes shes playful and fun. Rose is a girl who is laid back, casual, artistic and sweet. When the mood hits her, shes all vixen. Dylan and Rose are really one and the same. The girl not afraid to be herself no matter what mood she is in. Shes you at work, shes  you at play....shes your-fashionable always.

Elaine B. Jewelry
Elaine spent her childhood in Denver and studied in Oregon before finishing her undergrad with a degree in fine arts (metal-smithing and glass blowing) at Virginia Commonwealth University. Today she has a small studio in Charlottesville, VA and sells only to independent boutiques. A large portion of her materials are milled from recycled metals, and all of her designs and construction are done by hand in her own studio.

Esley has unsurprisingly captured the attention of the fashion world. Named after the founder, Esley offers high quality designer clothing with their clientele in mind. Exquisite eye for fashion, impeccable designs, and affordable process are only a few of the multitude of assets that Esley is proud to offer.

Fifty Street
FiftyStreet is a global destination for women looking for casual street fashion, fun and easy-to-wear pieces. Their designers travel across the world to search for inspirations that you won't find anywhere else. At FiftyStreet, their goal is to bring you truly unique items that can't be found everywhere.

A more contemporary line filled with bright colors and bold prints. Freebird never strays too far from the trendy basics every girl needs.  Freebird adds a flair with a ruffle, open back, or edgy cut that is sure to stand out in a crowd.

Free People
Free People, a specialty women’s clothing brand, is the destination for bohemian fashion that features the latest trends and vintage collections for women who live free through fashion, art, music, and travel. The brand offers a wide range of products from apparel, to accessories, intimates, outerwear, home, and beauty – all reflecting a high level of quality, invoking attributes of femininity, spirit, and creativity in its design, while creating the perfect festival clothing.

No matter what the season, Frye boots are guaranteed to be in stock at Bittersweet! Founded in 1863, the Frye Company is the oldest continuously operated shoe company in the United States. Frye boots were worn by Union and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War as well as soldiers in the Spanish- American War including Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders. By mail order, the company supplied thousands of WWII servicemen with Frye Wellingtons, known as Jet Boots. The Frye brand remains true to its heritage and vintage American roots with finely crafted, fashionable boot, shoe, and handbag designs featuring rich leathers and quality hardware.

Gentle Fawn
Gentle Fawn is a young-contemporary and imaginative line of clothing known for its distinctive prints and graphics as well as casual, yet feminine aesthetic. Their style is clean and modern, with details giving each piece of clothing personality. Gentle Fawn brings high-quality design, fabrics and construction to our customers for attainable prices. The collections always reflect a strong sense of fashion and never neglect the charming nature that sets Gentle Fawn apart from the rest.

Hot and Delicious
Hot and Delicious designs everyday fashionable women's clothing for modern and sophisticated public and all the way up to the fashion forward, diverse gal. Everything from flowing fitted, casual tops, dresses, jackets, bottoms and skirts can be found with the Hot and Delicious look.

!iT Jeans
Based in LA, !iT Jeans are designed for the highest quality fit, design, and style in denim. Originally started with 5 individual fits for women, the brand continues to expand its uniquely fitted jeans, designed to flatter and enhance a wide range of body types.

The West Coast city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada is home to this laid-back collection. With its natural yet cool ambiance this line will have you coming back for more.

Kling is a pop-iconic fashion brand born in downtown Madrid with a hearty dose of girlish, sixties and cartoon-ish style. Kling's unique collections are full of beribboned and Liberty-style floral dresses, cute shorts and princess-like coats. A mash up of Sweet with Street for girls who just want to have fun - keep it simple, but stylish!

Level 99
This company designs with one philosophy in mind: "You shouldn't have to spend a million bucks to look like it." Level 99 denim is for the lady who won't let her wardrobe define her, yet likes to experiment with different styles. Specialty imported fabrics make the lady wearing these feel confident and chic. This denim has vintage construction and detailing, yet maintains a polished, urban, classic and, ultimately, modern look.

Lucy Love
Lucy Love is a line built "by girls, for girls" that blends skate culture with beach couture for fun, imaginative pieces. A Southern California-based family business, Lucy Love has expanded its line to include swimwear, accessories, jewelry, and more.

Lumiere offers basic pieces with a chic feel. Some pieces are sleek and simple, while others have a quirky, unique vibe. This company offers more than your average top or dress; these pieces are created to be individualized.

Miilla's aim is to create timeless, quality pieces that defy seasonal trends. Miilla's esthetic is rooted in the style of the early 20th century. It is a modern wearable collection that embodies the attitude and sophistication of its inspiration.

Established in Downtown Los Angeles, Minuet has captured the attention of the fashion world with its sophisticated edge and high quality designer fits and finishes. As one of the fastest growing Young Contemporary dress lines in North America, Minuet has been featured in nationally distributed style magazines such as Glamour, Cosmopolitan and Lucky. Our dresses can be found online, at major retailers and  at selected boutiques worldwide.

Minimalistic complexity: the Mystree line is defined by this paradox. Casual sweaters, hoodies, tops, and jackets take on a new twist with Mystree's high quality material and surprising detail work

Olivaceous is a line created to represent the classic sophistication for women of all ages. We believe in trendsetters and the brand classifies woman as edgy; she is strong, graceful, and elegant, as well as daring, glamorous, and fun. The brand is famous for its use of fine silk and unique knits and also for its progressive styles. The line consists of tops, dresses, bottoms, and outerwear both for everyday wear and special occasions. Olivaceous strongly cares for the best quality and affordability.

Paper Crane
Offering the perfect balance of day and night pieces in flattering cuts and everyday silhouettes. Paper Crane is fun and flirty meets subtle and chic. While always trend focused, each seasonal collection is carefully curated. Offering of-the-moment pieces infused with unique prints, vibrant colors and luxe fabrications, each season has a distinctive aesthetic all its own. Constantly inspired by the Los Angeles lifestyle in which it was founded, every collection exudes ease and wearability.

RD Style
Affordable fashions that are constantly evolve with the times. That is what we love about RD Style clothing. They produce incredibly comfortable knits, chic outerwear, smooth leggings and pretty blouses that can be easily incorporated into any women's wardrobe.

Renee C.
This high-end designer fuses high fashion with affordability. With a wide range of styles and designs, Renee C. can dress you from casual to elegant, timeless to trendy.

Skies Are Blue
Offers an extensive selection that allows women to mix and match, creating fresh, yet playful looks on a daily basis. Influences from the runway to every-day lifestyle, their designs prove to be both, functional and fashionable. As they continue to grow, they maintain focus on providing their customers with quality, unique pieces that won’t break the bank.

Established in 1991, this Canadian family owned business established the grounds between premium and moderate denim. Silver uses retro elements in a modern way , evident in the denim, wash and fit/ These jeans are designed to fit many different lifestyles and ultimately, expresses individuality.

Specialize in the edgy girlie girl. The sugar girl can be described as girlie fashion with just a hint of edge, available at wallet friendly prices.

Synergy clothing mixes Eastern and Western influences, with pieces that are handmade in Nepal and India and infused with a modern, Western design. Synergy's pieces are simple and sophisticated with unusual details and graphics that highlight its blending of different cultures.

Timing has a young and fun esthetic, and its bright, colorful prints have made the brand a steady favorite in the constantly-changing juniors' market. Timing Inc. stands firm in providing the best styles at great prices, and its continually growing to ensure its customers will always have a reliable supplier.

Formerly known as "Theme:, THML is a women's, young contemporary line based out of Los Angeles, California. The line was launched in October 2007 and within a few short years has made it to the sales floor of countless boutiques worldwide, including BitterSweet. THML's design team creates fashions based on two seasonal concepts: "Flirty Sophistication" for spring, and "Edgy-chic" for fall. A touch of vintage always inspires the tops and dresses that have become the focus of THML's  apparel.

TOMS Shoes was founded on a simple premise: One For One. For every pair of shoes you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need. Why shoes? Because many children in developing countries grow up barefoot, leaving them at risk for infection, soil-transmitted diseases, and more. Since its founding in 2006, TOMS has given over 600,000 pairs of shoes to children in need.

Tresics' motto is a color for any time of day and that's what you're sure to find as you browse our wide selection of Tresics tops! Bringing together trendy looks with women's basic fashion needs, the Tresics line is the ultimate selection in everyday luxury.

Not the fabric. The clothing line designed for the woman who wants to facilitate an everyday fashionable wardrobe, TULLE delivers style that is hip, funky, and feminine. TULLE is committed to creating a young contemporary clothing line consisting of several fabrications, fun colors, quality productions, and innovative design details.

Has been delivering its original and contemporary women's wear designs since the company's' inception in 2001. Chic, elegant, simple and sophisticated styles are targeted for women of all ages and sizes.

Veronica M
Among a handful of successful local fashion designers, Veronica Monroy-Ferrer has made a name for herself by designing the perfect fusion of classic styles and colorful vintage patterns. The only daughter of a successful Peruvian seamstress, Ferrer learned early on the secrets to designing no-nonsense, affordable clothing that acknowledge the modern woman as beautiful, stylish and career-minded.

Very J
Very J is a fresh line dedicated to minimalism. Inspired by the latest high-fashion trends, each piece is still effortless. The Very J line offers threads that can be worn throughout a variety of seasons, and are perfect for any event from a barbeque to a date night!

Wooden Ships
From American Idol contestant Siobhan Magnus to the cute barista at your local coffee shop, women everywhere love the custom made line at Wooden Ships. Wooden Ships creates fashion that's like comfort food - delicious, familiar, and individualized just for you! Their sweaters are a Bittersweet customer favorite!

Ya of Los Angeles only sells the hottest and highest quality items, taking the latest trends in fashion and fusing them with designs that flatter and empower women by celebrating the female form.