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0 0 Alpha boutique closes its doors in WeHoBy Emili Vesilind on March 10, 2012 Alpha: Gear for Gents, the WeHo specialty boutique that stocked the best men's gifts in the city, is closing its doors. And it's hosting an "Another One Bites the Dust" sale starting today through April 1 (when is closes to good), with merch marked down up...  

0 0 Spring's new bag shape is crazy chic and shopper-friendlyBy Emili Vesilind on February 20, 2012 I'm obsessed with swanky tote bags. As the mother of a toddler, I'm convinced the simple, no-frills silhouette of a tote will bridge the gap between the dreaded baby bag and an actual, real-live purse. The subterranean depth of the tote is what's most...  

0 0 Converse debuts a flagship store in Santa MonicaBy Emili Vesilind on February 13, 2012 Converse threw open the doors of its brand new flagship store on Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade this past weekend, targeting teens and 20-somethings itching to customize their street wear. The roomy spot features the largest collection of...  

0 0 Hillary Rush to close 3rd Street storeBy Emili Vesilind on January 31, 2012 Hillary Rush, one of the boutique retailers that grew L.A.'s 3rd Street from a nondescript byway to the Beverly Center into one of the city's most bustling shopping corridors, is packing up her bags and moving to the Berkshires. In an email bearing the...  

0 0 And come to their party in Beverly Hills tomorrow night for their first ever live Posh Party, taking place at the Crescent Hotel in Beverly Hills (which SSLA's very own Emili Vesilind and, ahem, yours truly will be hosting). From 6 to 9 p.m., come join us for a drink and learn how this cool piece of technology — which has the potential of...  

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0 0 Rachel Pally Warehouse Sale starts ThursdayBy Emili Vesilind on January 29, 2012 Rachel Pally, queen of the jersey dress, is holding her annual Warehouse Sale this Thursday through Sunday — with her signature line and plus-size White Label line marked down from 55% to 85% off. Expect racks full of swingy jersey looks priced from $25...  

0 0 Jenette Bras debuts a new shop in PasadenaBy Emili Vesilind on January 19, 2012 Jenette Goldstein, middle, with full-cup models at the opening of her new Pasadena location. My go-to bra boutique, Jenette Bras, has opened a second location on Holly Street in Pasadena to serve, as owner Jenette Goldstein always calls, "the...  

0 0 Recreate Charlize Theron's romantic updoBy Emili Vesilind on January 16, 2012 Best Actress nominee Charlize Theron rocked a super romantic side-do to last night's Globes, curling around a diamond Cartier headband. Created by hair stylist Enzo Angileri, it was one of our favorite hair looks of the evening. "I wanted her hair to...  

0 0 Hollywood heavyweights walk in Prada's men's showBy Emili Vesilind on January 17, 2012 Gary Oldman and Willem Dafoe Gary Oldman, Emile Hirsch, Adrien Brody, Tim Roth and Willem Dafoe stole the show at Prada's Fall menswear presentation yesterday in Milan. The actors walked the catwalk in dapper, buttoned-up looks that rode the line...  

0 0 Eyeworks publishes a book of 30 years of itsBy Emili Vesilind on January 17, 2012 "A Face is Like a Work Of Art. It Deserves a Great Frame" goes the longtime tagline for L.A. Eyeworks' ad campaigns, which have featured dozens of famous and fringe folks over the years (from RuPaul and Lenny Kravitz to Buck Henry and Rob Lowe), captured...  

0 0 What Not to WearBy Emili Vesilind on January 12, 2012 Unless you're a Broadway star or a drag queen, you should probably never be wearing full strips of false eyelashes. It pretty much always looks like you've trapped two tarantulas with your eyes, and — according to celeb makeup artist Pati DuBroff —...  

0 0 A locally sourced foods boutiqueBy Emili Vesilind on January 13, 2012 After what felt like years of seeing that "Atwater Village Farm coming soon" sign on the corner of Glendale Boulevard and Larga Avenue in Atwater Village, the hot spot has finally opened. And it's cute....but not so very useful — an estimation that just...  

0 0 Critic's Choice Awards Fashion Re-CapBy Emili Vesilind on January 13, 2012 A few notable looks from last night's Critic's Choice Awards... All we see here is a proud dad with his daughter. Blech. Kirsten Dunst in a low-key chiffon black frock by Christian Dior. Elle Fanning is risky Rodarte (we like, but not with those...  

0 0 Rebecca Taylor opens two stores in the LBy Emili Vesilind on December 19, 2011 New York-based designer Rebecca Taylor has set up shop in SoCal in two different locations recently: on tony Robertson Boulevard here in L.A. and at the Fashion Island shopping center in Newport Beach. We were only fleetingly familiar with the flirty,...  

0 0 The return of Shalom HarlowBy Emili Vesilind on December 20, 2011 Sultry stare, inky hair and a jawline that could sharpen knives. Shalom Harlow was always one of my favorite Nineties supermodels. The lanky lass has teamed up with her former "MTV House of Style" co-host, Amber Valetta, for a pictorial shot by Steven...  

0 0 TheEternal hosts a trunk show at Stylehaus this SaturdayBy Emili Vesilind on December 15, 2011 L.A. brand TheEternal, which specializes in sophisticated pieces with avant-garde undertones, will host a trunk show Saturday at new members-only boutique Stylehaus, featuring Spring and Fall looks. Brand designer Michael Abe will be on hand to...  

0 0 Confederacy opens an upstairs "Annex" at SatineBy Emili Vesilind on December 12, 2011 Confederacy, one of our favorite L.A. menswear boutiques (and Warby Parker popups, and Rebecca Minkoff shop-in-shops....) is now partnering with designer women's wear haven Satine. The East Side shop has erected an upstairs menswear annex at Satine to...  

0 0 American Apparel plus-size contest winner excited to school LBy Emili Vesilind on September 25, 2011 Nancy Upton, a Dallas actress who entered American Apparel's "Next Big Thing" plus-size modeling contest — and won by popular vote online — was shunned by American Apparel execs for mocking the concept of the contest itself. Why? She posed for...  

0 0 We're not going to the Rachel Pally sample sale for the Rachel PallyBy Emili Vesilind on August 8, 2011 Rachel Pally's having another blow-out warehouse sale over the next two weekends — and I'll definitely be popping by. But, for me, the real lure of the sale isn't the deeply discounted dress-and-tops jersey collection, it's the edgy, androgynous...  

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