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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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Kelly Cole

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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]

Ron Robinson

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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]

Satine Boutique

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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]

The Heyoka Hideout

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"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]

Spa Pura

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"We live in Glendale and my neighbor turned me on to this spa. Their Hydro facial is the best." [Photo via]

Donut Friend

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"Donut heaven. Ask for the Jets To Basil donut. Thank me later." [Photo via]

Eagle Claw Kung Fu

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"Master Benson Lee will show you the way. I’m studying Tai Chi there now." [Photo via]

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"Adding to the cool and flavor of DTLA. It’s a beautiful space filled with choice cuts." [Photo courtesy]

Kelly Cole

"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]

Ron Robinson

"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]

Satine Boutique

"Super-fly Jeannie Lee has amazing taste and her boutiques are just as fly. She’s another early supporter of Basic Terrain." [Photo via]

The Heyoka Hideout

"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]

Spa Pura

"We live in Glendale and my neighbor turned me on to this spa. Their Hydro facial is the best." [Photo via]

Donut Friend

"Donut heaven. Ask for the Jets To Basil donut. Thank me later." [Photo via]

Eagle Claw Kung Fu

"Master Benson Lee will show you the way. I’m studying Tai Chi there now." [Photo via]

Althouse

"Adding to the cool and flavor of DTLA. It’s a beautiful space filled with choice cuts." [Photo courtesy]