Missoni -

BEACH-BOUND BOHEMIANS Angela Missoni sent beach-bound hippie chicks down the runway for spring. In a palette of muted pinks, blues, goldenrod and neutrals, with accents of shocking pink, Missoni employed the label’s signature knit and crochet techniques, incorporating metallic threads and bits of lamé for sparkle and shine. Layer upon layer of separates — cropped tops over tanks, bandeaus over tops, ...
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italian elle

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Couture Caricatures

Whimsical children’s brand Talc recently updated their window displays with amusing caricatures of designers. Coco Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Karl Lagerfeld, Alber Elbaz and Marc Jacobs are just a few designers doodled into mini-mannequins. With edgy street wear collaborations, luxury brands and designers have become household names, so it’s no wonder the children’s market is coo coo for couture. We ...
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The Hundreds

Part clothing line, part online magazine, The Hundreds has become an iconic part of street culture in the global market. With a million hits a month for the site, the physical store in LA has become a center for street subculture. Inspired by Los Angeles lifestyles and culture, The Hundreds taps into surf, skate, punk and hip-hop for inspiration and
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milanese woman

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Mesh & Lace

Mesh & Lace specializes in “girlie couture”, as owner Lisa Zuckerman calls it. Once the Assistant Manager at Fred Segal Flair in Santa Monica, Lisa has an eye for fashion and Mesh & Lace is her masterpiece. Think feminine pieces that are not only wearable, but cute and sexy at the same time, with a focus on new and local
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Candy

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a touch of grey

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Taylor

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perfect pant

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Iekeliene Stange via Bike

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Etro -

ROMANTIC REVOLUTION Veronica Etro continued the label's long tradition of dazzling prints, with wispy paisleys and florals appearing on diaphanous chiffon and voile. A quilted cropped jacket and an embroidered trench fleshed out the motifs a bit more, showing off her supreme knack for color and print. Aiming for a "relaxed ease" in this collection, the peasant blouses and billowing ...
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Madera Design House

In the heart of downtown is the most magical design space, the Madera Design House. Trees rest in corners, grass and flowers come out of the fireplace and small framed artwork hangs all over the walls. Owner Leila Fakouri is willing to reproduce any look or theme, as well as rent out the space for private events. For a
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Lemon Frog Shop

Micki loves vintage, and her boutique Lemon Frog Shop shows just how much. With new arrivals everyday the store is constantly packed with great vintage finds to browse and an extensive collection of wonderful accessories ranging from shoes and purses to necklaces and rings. Whether you’re looking for something specific or just want to wander through a wonderland of vintage,
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5 In 1

A co-op of seven independent labels, 5 in 1 gets its name from five varied business and social aspects: the studio, the agency, commerce, culture and membership. All designers showcased at this unique shop are based in Brooklyn, making the retail space an ideal spot for finding unique, locally produced apparel and accessories, from environmentally conscious clothing to industrial-inspired jewelry.
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