Bev­erly

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Mid-Cen­tury Furny/De­sign If you’re look­ing to stock up on vin­tage fur­ni­ture and a dash o’ fash, then you’ll love this itin. Avoid Sun and be­gin at the cnr of Bev­erly Blvd and N Or­lando Ave, driv­ing east away from the mon­strous Bev­erly Cen­ter. Make like an An­ge­leno and down a wheat­grass shot at Bev­erly Hills Juice / 8382 Bev­erly Blvd / 323 655 8300 / bev­er­ly­hill­sjuice.com / next to The Detox

Mar­ket’s / thedetox­mar­ket.com / eco-luxe bath and beauty loot, with or­ganic per­fumes from Paris’ Honoré des Prés and Ja­panese matcha green tea. Back in the car, zip past Ed­in­burgh to Mod­ern One at #7956 / 323 651 5082 / mod­ern1.com / for C.20th high-style in­te­ri­ors, then nip along to Twenty Gauge’s flag­ship Style de Vie at #7926 / 323 692 1400 / twen­ty­gauge. com / with up­cy­cled restor-ation projects. Hop a few doors fur­ther to #7918 Em­piric / 323 634 7323 / em­pir­ic­stu­dio.com / filled with eclec­tic home ob­jects. Whizz up, pass­ing Fairfax to

Ec­cola at #7408 / 323 932 9922 / ec­co­laim­ports.com / home of out­stand­ing Ital­ian re­pro and con­tempo decor by the likes of Gio Ponti, next door to Twen­ti­eth at #7470 / 323 904 1200 / twen­ti­eth.net / a sharply-cu­rated de­sign gallery. Mod­er­nica at #7366 / 323 933 0383 / mod­er­nica.net / has Nel­son lamps and cus­tom Eames re­pros, while Gib­son at #7350 (cnr Fuller) / 323 934 4248 / gary­gib­son.com / is a mod trove of cu­riosi­ties. If you’re hot, cool down with some creamy balls at ice-cream shop #7290 Milk / 323 939 6455 / themilk­shop.com / be­fore con­tin­u­ing to #7282, where pooch-kitsch Fifi & Romeo / 323 859 7215 / fi­fian­dromeo.com / will have Lulu red car­pet-ready for the Ca­nines Film Fes­ti­val. Bow wow. Don’t miss the loft-chic #7266

Bour­geois Bo­heme / 323 936 7507 / boboin­t­e­ri­ors.com / and Mis­ter Free­dom ahead at #7161 / 323 653 2014 / mis­ter­free­dom. com / if Stein­beck coun­try lux­ury and re­pur­posed fab­rics tug on your heart­strings. Oth­er­wise, push up to Alta Vista, u-turn, and get your teeth into the other side of Bev­erly. First, you’ll pass lip-smack­ing An­gelini Os­te­ria at #7313 (see Rest/Smart), be­fore Alexan­der Ferucci’s ob­jets d’art and de­sign at #7385 / 323 927 4529. Con­tinue, and Lucky Scent Bar at #7405 / 323 782 8300 / luck­yscent.com / has a cor­nu­copia of whiffs both cult and clas­sic, with harder-to-find la­bels like Florence’s Santa Maria Novella and sul­try French fra­grance king Serge Lutens. Find the earthy, made-in-Cali Heath Ceramics (see Adv. Shop­ping) at #7525, and Re-Mix Vin­tage Shoes at #7607 / 323 936 6210 / remixv­in­tageshoes.com / for kicks. Note the

Cock­tail Lab at #7605½ / 323 591 1664 / the­cock­tail­l­abla. com / with its ex­ten­sive bot­tle li­brary, and su­per-hip taco spot

Es­cuela Ta­que­ria at #7615 (see Rest/Re­laxed). About seven blocks on, past Hay­worth, is Sam Kauf­man at #7965 / 323 857 1965 / with a trove of rare C.20th dec­o­ra­tive arts and de­sign. Then, In­her­i­tance at #8055 / 323 658 6756 / in­her­i­tanceshop. com / has quirky, nos­tal­gic decor n’ gifts, and Em­mer­son

Troop at #8111 / 323 653 9763 / em­mer­son­troop.com / has pe­riod furny plus in-house cre­ations. Jump back in the car and on to the mas­sive In­ter­na­tional Silks & Woolens ware­house at #8347 / 323 653 6453 / in­ter­na­tion­al­silks.com / with 14,000 sq ft of dress fab­rics. Whatta whop­per! Fi­nally, exit right and scam­per on to King’s Road Café at #8361 (see Lunch) for a mighty cuppa java in the sun­shine. Didn’t you do well?

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