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L.A. Green

L.A. Green in Downtown Starkville

Located in the heart of historic Starkville, L.A. Green, a thriving retail opened in 2011 is sure to have something for the girls.

What started as an idea from Lauren Ann Cooper’s entrepreneurial spirit quickly turned into a reality when she opened the first L.A. Green storefront in Cotton Crossing nine years ago. Since then, she has moved to Starkville’s Main Street and has expanded the business to Tupelo, Atlanta, and Nashville.

Small Town Feel, Large Town Opportunities

Having a store in Starkville’s “safe and loving” atmosphere is what Lauren Ann wanted to make happen. For the past nine years of business, they have continuously taken pride in their customer service. The outstanding customer service and their goal to carry items that no one else has are what make them unique and a staple store for tourists and locals.

Lauren Ann Cooper and the L.A. Green staff love having a retail store in Starkville. She mentions, “Starkville is such a special place. The people supporting us are truly our friends and businesses are so great about collaborating and helping each other.”

Lauren Ann also believes in the importance of giving back to the community. She personally does this by coaching little league basketball and teaching a Sunday school class. Her giving spirit in her personal life is evident in the spirit of the store, as well with the L.A. Green fashion show that is performed every year to benefit the T.K. Martin Center and other yearly events to give back to the community.

For the Girls

L.A. Green has an outstanding selection of women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories. They carry brands that sell exclusively to L.A. Green and popular brands that are sold throughout the country.

Some of L.A. Green’s most popular brands include Show Me Your Mumu and Stoney Clover. They also carry brands such as Free People, Bella Dahl, and Forever Lovely. Whether you’re looking for a casual outfit or a flashy dress, L.A. Green has it.

The store also has a wide variety of women’s shoes, jewelry and accessories. These include heels, sneakers, sunglasses, belts, earrings, and necklaces from the same popular brands that everyone is sure to love. In addition to these shoes and accessories, L.A. Green also sells perfect gifts for any occasion. Gifts range from body products, such as sunscreen, lotion, and hand sanitizer, to the infamous Capri Blue Candles. Some of Lauren’s favorite items in the store, Coola lip luxe, journals, and anything Dylan.

Along with the storefronts seen in cities around the southeastern United States, Lauren Ann has made it possible for you to shop these amazing products in the luxury of your home with their online store at Their annual sales, which include a 4th of July sale, an anniversary sale in August, and a Black Friday sale, are available in store and online every year.

Drop in Downtown

L.A. Green’s hours typically run Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. However, during these unprecedented times with COVID-19 in our radar, their hours are Monday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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You can also visit their website at to shop online and any other information.