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The Craft and Folk Art Museum’s gift store, aka the [email protected], is otherworldly.
From organic shampoos and conditioners to environmentally friendly beds, kitty litters, and flea control meds, Tailwaggers has an impressive selection of eco-conscious products.
If you don’t have the time to figure out the “latest thing,” Ten Over Six does it for you. Seasonal trends in women’s and men’s wear and accessories are reduced to key pieces.
Neighborhood: West Hollywood
Consignors don’t sell their goods in hopes of making a fortune, and shoppers don’t go to The Paper Bag Princess to be charmed by the owner or sales staff. They go for the mother lode of couture gowns in a range of styles and for accessories that will turn them into the belle of the ball.
Neighborhood: Beverly Hills
Simple prepackaged wood frames are a dime a dozen, but at U-Frame-It Gallery there’s a huge stock of ready-to-hang merchandise in a giant warehouse space.
Neighborhood: Van Nuys
You want trendy but not trashy, youthful but not teenybopper. Veronica Monroy-Ferrer, the founder of the L.A.-based boutique chain Veronica M., understands the difference.
Neighborhood: Los Angeles
Despite our culture’s mammary obsession, some cups should not runneth over. When it comes to lifting, separating, and glorifying the bosom, the ladies at the Wizard of Bras are magicians.
Billion-dollar Etsy ideas will get you only so far unless your crafting experience involves more than Popsicle sticks and paste.