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When we met up for coffee with Bryn Carter on a sweltering day in her neighborhood of Echo Park, we were reminded immediately of why we've chosen her to be the first subject in our Style Crush series. Dressed in a gauzy, oversized shirt, classic jean cut-offs to showcase her killer gams, and the perfect amount of eclectic accessories, this wardrobe stylist (her client list includes Gavin Degraw, Linkin Park, and Alice in Chains) and founder of Quilted Love Project, which recycles fabric into quilts for the homeless community via LAMP community, showcased the perfect California casual style that we're forever lusting after.
And though her job gives Carter access to some of the coolest clothing firsthand, those who want to copy her style shouldn't fret; Bryn offers epic, semi-regular clothing sales (follow this Instagram for more details!) with some amazing vintage and contemporary finds.
We got the skinny on Bryn's perfect summer look, as well as a few details about where she shops, whose style envies, and what fashion item she's dying to get her hands on next.
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On a hot day, flowy is the way to go, and the denim shorts show off my stems! This shirt I got in Puerto Vallarta, but I've seen them carrying similar styles at Lux De Ville. These denim shorts have been with me at least 10 years. Just can't get rid of the old ones. And why should you? My boots have seen some days. They were originally light brown, but I spilled oil on them over a year and a half ago so I "fixed" them by getting them dyed!
Modern, earthy, resort wear.
What LA boutique is your happy place?
What fashion item are you obsessed with buying right now?
What are you currently on the hunt for?
Diane Keaton in Annie Hall.