Style Stakeout: Culver City

Shifting temperatures and streets made for walking? How novel! We go guerrilla amid the movie studios and art galleries of Culver City to see what peeps are wearing (think lots of layers and comfy shoes)
Photographs by Aurelia D’Amore

The Trend Report

Get the Culver City look with these four signature pieces

theessentials_masa_tArtsy Jewelry
The Austrian company FreyWille is known for its enamel mosaic and gold pieces inspired by Claude Monet and Gustav Klimt. » 441 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills, 310-777-0009. 


theessentials_masa_tPlaid Shirt
In December, G-Star RAW became the first denim boutique on Rodeo Drive. Its line of plaid shirts is more rock star than lumberjack. » 413 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills, no phone. 


theessentials_masa_tChuck Taylor All Stars
Converse’s Santa Monica flagship offers 200 styles and a “customization station.” » 1437 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, 310-451-0314. 


theessentials_masa_tOversize Tote
L.A. designer Clare Vivier began creating minimalist carryalls after she noticed a shortage of chic laptop carriers and briefcases. »