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Donuts, Kung Fu, Vintage: Joy Bryant Reveals Her LA Hangouts

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We're not sure how Joy Bryant does it. In addition to being crazy-beautiful, the former model stars on NBC's hit family drama Parenthood, is an ambassador for Oxfam's Sisters on the Planet, and helms her very own clothing line called Basic Terrain. Launched with her stuntman husband this past June, the collection's bestselling Eden Pant have already been swooped by a handful of top retailers, including Satine, Scoop, Urban Zen, and Fred Segal.

When she's not busy running the world, Glendale-based Bryant enjoys exploring the city for new spots to shop, satiate and sweat it out. Here, she shares eight of her go-to haunts, including an out-of-this-world donut haven in Highland Park and a vintage tee mecca on La Brea.


· Basic Terrain [Official Site]
· Model/Mogul Josie Maran's Top Spots to Shop & Play in LA [Racked]

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1. Kelly Cole

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175 S. La Brea
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(323) 692-5012
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"My go to spot for awesome vintage tees. Kelly has a great eye for the old and for the new. The Kelly Cole label jeans are my favorite jeans." [Photo via]

2. Ron Robinson

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8066 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(877) 476-6762
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"The one-stop shop that never gets old. Buy an outfit(from Basic Terrain perhaps?), a fragrance, something for the home, and then top it off with a bowl of pasta." [Photo via]

3. Satine Boutique

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8134 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 655-2142
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"Super-fly Jeannie Lee has amazing taste and her boutiques are just as fly. She’s another early supporter of Basic Terrain." [Photo via]

4. The Heyoka Hideout

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137 N Topanga Canyon Blvd
Topanga, CA 90290
"Leslie Crow and company bang out the dope handmade leather pieces. They also do custom work,like my white leather fringe moccasin boots." [Photo via]

5. Spa Pura

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2270 Honolulu Avenue
Montrose, CA 91020
"We live in Glendale and my neighbor turned me on to this spa. Their Hydro facial is the best." [Photo via]

6. Donut Friend

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5107 York Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90042
(213) 995-6191
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"Donut heaven. Ask for the Jets To Basil donut. Thank me later." [Photo via]

7. Eagle Claw Kung Fu

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2775 West Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90041
"Master Benson Lee will show you the way. I’m studying Tai Chi there now." [Photo via]

8. Althouse

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761 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014
"Adding to the cool and flavor of DTLA. It’s a beautiful space filled with choice cuts." [Photo courtesy]

1. Kelly Cole

175 S. La Brea, Los Angeles, CA 90020
"My go to spot for awesome vintage tees. Kelly has a great eye for the old and for the new. The Kelly Cole label jeans are my favorite jeans." [Photo via]
175 S. La Brea
Los Angeles, CA 90020

2. Ron Robinson

8066 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
"The one-stop shop that never gets old. Buy an outfit(from Basic Terrain perhaps?), a fragrance, something for the home, and then top it off with a bowl of pasta." [Photo via]
8066 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

3. Satine Boutique

8134 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
"Super-fly Jeannie Lee has amazing taste and her boutiques are just as fly. She’s another early supporter of Basic Terrain." [Photo via]
8134 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

4. The Heyoka Hideout

137 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA 90290
"Leslie Crow and company bang out the dope handmade leather pieces. They also do custom work,like my white leather fringe moccasin boots." [Photo via]
137 N Topanga Canyon Blvd
Topanga, CA 90290

5. Spa Pura

2270 Honolulu Avenue, Montrose, CA 91020
"We live in Glendale and my neighbor turned me on to this spa. Their Hydro facial is the best." [Photo via]
2270 Honolulu Avenue
Montrose, CA 91020

6. Donut Friend

5107 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042
"Donut heaven. Ask for the Jets To Basil donut. Thank me later." [Photo via]
5107 York Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90042

7. Eagle Claw Kung Fu

2775 West Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90041
"Master Benson Lee will show you the way. I’m studying Tai Chi there now." [Photo via]
2775 West Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90041

8. Althouse

761 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014
"Adding to the cool and flavor of DTLA. It’s a beautiful space filled with choice cuts." [Photo courtesy]
761 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014