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Lucky's Brandon Holley on Shopping in LA

Left, that Jil Sander maxidress that Brandon Holley (inset) is covering like crazy, and one of her favorite spots in LA. The lady has great taste!
Left, that Jil Sander maxidress that Brandon Holley (inset) is covering like crazy, and one of her favorite spots in LA. The lady has great taste!

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T-minus four days before Lucky Shops launches for the first time in LA, and we're beyond excited. They're bringing crazy deals on a superstar roster of brands that includes Diane Von Furstenberg, Geren Ford, Foley & Corinna, and dozens more. In anticipation of all these shopportunities, we spoke with the ultimate retail guru, Lucky editor-in-chief Brandon Holley, to get her take on LA style and the local shopping scene.

What are your favorite spring trends that are really perfect for LA?
I'm really wanting a spring maxi dress like the one from Jil Sander, the one with blue and white stripes. It's not what I should buy, but it's what I want. I always think I'm going to have a ton of time to sit on the beach at sunset in Montauk wearing a full-length dress, but it never seems to happen that way.

What are some of your favorite LA shopping destinations?
Abbot Kinney for sure. I love Tortoise and A + R.

Favorite LA labels or brands?
J Brand jeans, they fit amazingly well.

Style tips, specifically for Angelenos?
I want style tips from Angelenos! they have got the weekend wardrobe thing down. They just get it, I want to look like an LA girl on the weekend with the perfect little blazer, white jeans and slippers.

Your favorite non-fashion destinations in LA?
BookSoup and Dan Tana's.

Which LA peeps are making a really profound impact on fashion right now; not necessarily just designers or stylists, but artists, musicians, actors, etc?
I think Mike Mills and Miranda July have an inspiring take on everything.


Don't forget, Lucky Shops kicks off this Friday, April 8 at Siren Studios in Hollywood.
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