Apparel

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Stella McCartney, Los Angeles
In a word Stella McCartney’s design style is iconic. Her designs have adorned supermodels Naomi Campbell, Yasmin Le Bon and Kate Moss. She recently worked with Adidas to design the entire British Team Kit for the London 2012 Olympics. A lifelong vegetarian, McCartney often uses Green fabrics and manufacturing techniques and does not use any leather or fur in her designs. Her seasonal ready-to-wear collections include kids wear, handbags, lingerie and perfume. Beverly Blvd, West Hollywood.

Vera Wang on Melrose
Former senior fashion editor for Vogue Magazine, Vera Wang is no stranger to celebrity. Names like Chelsea Clinton, Jennifer Lopez, Sharon Stone, Uma Thurman, Holly Hunter, Kate Hudson, Kim Kardashian and Michelle Obama are only the beginning of Vera Wang’s client list. In 2005, The Council of Fashion Designers of America’s selected Vera Wang as Women’s wear Designer of the Year. Later, the Vera Wang Empire expanded to include bedding, eyewear, fragrance, fine paper, luggage and footwear. Her 2012 Fall bridal show included a stunning black wedding dress that may have portended her recent divorce.

Marc Jacobs
The youngest designer ever to be awarded the fashion industry’s highest tribute: The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Perry Ellis Award for New Fashion Talent. Ready-to-Wear fashions’ men, women, girls, boys and baby. West Hollywood

Valentino
Dark-edged Romance, Haute Couture. Breath-taking fashions’ even the ads are stirring.

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Lloyd Klein Couture
At Lloyd Klein on Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles, you can never be too beautiful Style is a simple way of saying complicated things. French-Canadian couturier and former architect, Klein is a self-taught runway genius known for extraordinary tailoring. The names of his dresses and collections speak volumes: Vintage Emerald Green Taffeta Cadillac, Turquoise Summer Sheer Delight, The Sheherezade Collection. The names on his client list suggest the volume of his price tags: Paula Abdul, Joan Collins, Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian.

Beckley Boutique
Specializing in new and emerging talent from small boutiques in Europe, South America or Australia, Beckley Boutique on Melrose Avenue will quickly become your own secret obsession. From the Cut 25 Washed Crepe dress all the way down to the Missoni Peep Toe Platform shoes, the women’s ready-to-wear pieces at Beckly Boutique represent a new concept in luxury retail.

Fred Segal
Visionary-entrepreneur-designer-architect-retailer-pacifist-inventor and The certified Genius of fashion marketing, Fred Segal brings us edgy, sophisticated fashion. Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles right on the border of West Hollywood and the Grove.