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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.