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The holiday season is upon us, and with it, an active schedule of celebrations, laughter and good cheer. To help you get through all the excitement, we've put together a list of holiday essentials in L.A.—a coveted catalog of hot spots no matter your need. This guide to exercising, beautifying, eating and drinking will keep your battery charged through New Year's Day. Wherever your headed, dress up your festive wear with this year's new Viva la Juicy Limited Edition Parfum.  It is the 100% Pure Parfum of the original fun, flirty scent from Juicy Couture, made from a delightful mix of mandarin orange, wild berries, honeysuckle and gardenia. Follow this advice and you'll surely be the life of every holiday soiree.

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1. AuraCycle

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8231 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Work up a sweat to allow for guilt-free holiday indulgence at AuraCycle—the trippy, party-inspired spin class. Your first class is only $15 ($24 for each class thereafter), and will pack a 500 to 800-calorie burn into a 45-minute ride.

2. Juicy Couture

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456 N Rodeo Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 550-0736
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Find outfits for all of your holiday parties at Juicy Couture on Rodeo Drive—with two massive, beautiful floors of clothing, jewelry, handbags and accessories, you'll be hard pressed not to find that special something for New Year's Eve.

3. Drybar

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8595 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 843-4777
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The perfect solution for day-to-night holiday parties: after-work blowouts. Head to Drybar to smooth your tresses before cocktail hour for a mere $40.

4. Macy's

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8500 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 854-6655
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The Viva la Juicy Limited Edition Parfum is this season's must-have item.  Inspired by winter glam, get the fragrance at Macy's before hitting your next holiday celebration and you'll surely be the life of the party.

5. Scoops Westside

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3400 Overland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(323) 405-7055
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Ease your holiday stress with an ice cream break at Scoops. The offerings change daily, but you'll always find inventive flavors—like Guinness coffee and salty maple bourbon—in both traditional and non-dairy varieties.

6. Open Source Organics

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7107 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Take a break from the holiday party circuit and give your liver some love with The Recovery Tonic at Open Source. It contains apple, lemon, cucumber, ginger, cilantro, beets and zeolites, which help pull heavy metals out of the body.

7. Simplethings Sandwich & Pie Shop

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8310 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 592-3390
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A holiday cocktail party becomes next level with provisions from Simplethings. The catering menu has everything from housemade PB&J sammies to mini pot pies to a variety of salads. And then there's dessert—it's the only place in town where you can buy mini pies in a dozen different flavors, like pumpkin, pecan, and salted caramel.

8. Warwick

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6507 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 460-6667
This rustic Hollywood nightclub is the perfect alternative to boring holiday team dinners. Quality beverages are made tableside by a "cocktail attendant," and if you're feeling really fancy and opt for bottle service, you'll receive fresh juice, housemade syrup or bitters, seasonal garnishes, housemade "foams," and fancy ice instead of the usual cranberry, tonic, and orange juice.

9. Bar & Garden

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6142 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 876-0759
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Bar & Garden is an adorable wine shop in Culver City. The space—which boasts skylights, greenery, and flowers—makes for a pleasant holiday shopping and wine-tasting experience. No gift goes unnoticed when in the form of a well-chosen bottle.

10. Little Next Door

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8142 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 951-1010
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Get in the holiday spirit with a variety of festive events at Little Next Door. This adorable French bistro will host the 3rd Street Holiday Party with live entertainment on December 12, and an epic 'Mod New Year,' at its sister restaurant, The Little Door, on New Year’s Eve.

1. AuraCycle

8231 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Work up a sweat to allow for guilt-free holiday indulgence at AuraCycle—the trippy, party-inspired spin class. Your first class is only $15 ($24 for each class thereafter), and will pack a 500 to 800-calorie burn into a 45-minute ride.
8231 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026

2. Juicy Couture

456 N Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Find outfits for all of your holiday parties at Juicy Couture on Rodeo Drive—with two massive, beautiful floors of clothing, jewelry, handbags and accessories, you'll be hard pressed not to find that special something for New Year's Eve.
456 N Rodeo Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

3. Drybar

8595 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
The perfect solution for day-to-night holiday parties: after-work blowouts. Head to Drybar to smooth your tresses before cocktail hour for a mere $40.
8595 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

4. Macy's

8500 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
The Viva la Juicy Limited Edition Parfum is this season's must-have item.  Inspired by winter glam, get the fragrance at Macy's before hitting your next holiday celebration and you'll surely be the life of the party.
8500 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

5. Scoops Westside

3400 Overland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034
Ease your holiday stress with an ice cream break at Scoops. The offerings change daily, but you'll always find inventive flavors—like Guinness coffee and salty maple bourbon—in both traditional and non-dairy varieties.
3400 Overland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034

6. Open Source Organics

7107 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Take a break from the holiday party circuit and give your liver some love with The Recovery Tonic at Open Source. It contains apple, lemon, cucumber, ginger, cilantro, beets and zeolites, which help pull heavy metals out of the body.
7107 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046

7. Simplethings Sandwich & Pie Shop

8310 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
A holiday cocktail party becomes next level with provisions from Simplethings. The catering menu has everything from housemade PB&J sammies to mini pot pies to a variety of salads. And then there's dessert—it's the only place in town where you can buy mini pies in a dozen different flavors, like pumpkin, pecan, and salted caramel.
8310 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

8. Warwick

6507 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
This rustic Hollywood nightclub is the perfect alternative to boring holiday team dinners. Quality beverages are made tableside by a "cocktail attendant," and if you're feeling really fancy and opt for bottle service, you'll receive fresh juice, housemade syrup or bitters, seasonal garnishes, housemade "foams," and fancy ice instead of the usual cranberry, tonic, and orange juice.
6507 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

9. Bar & Garden

6142 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Bar & Garden is an adorable wine shop in Culver City. The space—which boasts skylights, greenery, and flowers—makes for a pleasant holiday shopping and wine-tasting experience. No gift goes unnoticed when in the form of a well-chosen bottle.
6142 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

10. Little Next Door

8142 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Get in the holiday spirit with a variety of festive events at Little Next Door. This adorable French bistro will host the 3rd Street Holiday Party with live entertainment on December 12, and an epic 'Mod New Year,' at its sister restaurant, The Little Door, on New Year’s Eve.
8142 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048