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PaperCity Houston September 2022

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36 Matsuhisa: 129 N. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.659.9639. RETAIL THERAPY FASHION Decades: Cameron Silver's vintage shop has been a go-to for celebs stocking up on gently worn, cream-of-the-crop designer frocks for ... decades. 8214 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. Dover Street Market: The most avant- garde store in L.A., DSM is home to many designers — but the fantastically strange ones are what make it special. 606-608 Imperial St., Los Angeles. Fred Segal: Two words: California cool. 8500 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles Maxfield: Nirvana for edgy and avant- garde designers. 8825 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. DESIGN Blackman Cruz: A mainstay in the design world, moody and magnificent. Stock ranges from vintage to artisan crafted. 836 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. JF Chen: A legendary source for 40 years for antiques, vintage and extraordinary PRIVATE CLUBS The Britely: This relatively new spot on the members-only scene is housed within the Pendry West Hollywood building with interiors designed by Martin Brudnizki. The blush-pink lacquered walls are festooned with mirrors and ostrich feathers aplenty … and the chicest bowling alley in town. 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. San Vicente Bungalows (SVB): This is likely the hottest spot right now to gain access. We're sure the membership files are a who's who of A-list stars, talent agents, moguls, celebrity artists, and jet setters. The domain of Jeff Klein (who also owns the glamorous Sunset Tower Hotel around the corner) provides highly personalized, old-school service in its romantic dining room, courtyards, and intimate bar. It's the perfect spot for those who can't even begin to put a price on their privacy — smartphone camera lenses are covered with stickers when guests of members arrive. 845 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood. FEELING PECKISH OR IN NEED OF A COCKTAIL? The Ivy: This always packed, relatively unassuming spot on Robertson perfected a formula when it opened in the heady early 1980s with an unfussy menu and floral homespun decor. Prepare to get a once-over from the swarm of paparazzi that hover on the adjacent sidewalk. Order the French rosé champagne sangria made with organic fruit. A couple of these, and you'll give Bradley Cooper a flirty wink. 113 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, 310.274.8303. Craig's: Having celebrated its 10-year-plus anniversary during the pandemic, Craig's proves its staying power in a relatively fickle restaurant scene. 8826 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 310.276.1900. Mr. Chow: This Beverly Hills institution was Michael Chow's second restaurant to open after London (1968). A NYC location followed. The Bev Hills spot has always had a loyal clientele of industry types who like to dress for an evening. 344 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.278.9911. WORTHY OF SECURING A RES: The Palm: 1100 Flower St., Los Angeles, 213.763.4600. Le Comptoir: 3606 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, 213.290.0750. Perch LA: 448 S. Hill St., Los Angeles, 213.802.1770, Gigi's: 904 N. Sycamore Ave., Los Angeles. furniture, lighting and objects from the just unusual to masterworks of the 20th and 21st centuries, housed in 30,000 square feet. 931 N. Highland Ave. and 1000 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. Hammer & Spear: This showroom and design studio has engaged and collaborated with the craftspeople of the Arts District and features furnishings, decorative objects, and much more. 765 N. La Cienega, Los Angeles. Nickey Kehoe: Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe's design studio and boutique recreates their love of the hunt and discovery of uncanny beauty. 7266 Beverley Blvd., Los Angeles. LET'S NOT FORGET CULTURE Academy Museum of Motion Pictures: Film lovers, rejoice: A museum that was always meant to exist in Hollywood has finally premiered — this is the perfect way to get your fill of Tinseltown history. Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano's building alone justifies a visit. 6067 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. Getty Center: When you're on the 405, look up and gaze at the splendor of this shining white monument to art envisioned by Richard Meier. The Getty Center, located in the tony Brentwood neighborhood, opened in 1997 and is home to art from the Middle Ages to today. 1200 Getty Center Dr., Los Angeles. LACMA: The largest encyclopedic art museum on the West Coast has everything you need to spend an entire day immersed in culture. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. LACMA's Resnick Pavilion Maxfield © MUSEUM ASSOCIATES/ LACMA (Continued from page 32)

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