California Dreamin’

With holiday season officially in full swing, the Coast team take a tour of sunny California in their Resort collection pieces.

Make a tour of iconic Los Angeles your own with an itinerary of tourist destinations as well as exploring hidden gems found in its eastern boroughs. Just a short drive out of LA you can visit the coast of San Diego or the glamorous town of Palm Springs in the midst of the Coachella desert. Discover our favourite hotspots in the California districts as well as our top picks from our Resort collection that had us ready for every occasion…

West Hollywood

Head to West Hollywood to experience true LA glamour both day and night. Trek the overlooking mountains to the iconic Hollywood sign, stopping at the infamous Griffith Observatory to take in the 360˚ view of the city. For an afternoon treat with a difference, head to Babycakes bakery for vegan-friendly gluten free desserts. If you’re lucky enough for an exclusive invitation, be wowed by a night at The Magic Castle – a hub for the world’s most famous illusionists for a night of cocktails, cabarets and mysterious happenings…

Make a statement in a feminine floral print – found on breezy separates for a day of sightseeing or style as a sleek maxi dress for evening drinks.

Palm Springs

Escape from the bustle of Los Angeles with a trip to Palm Springs, known for its luxurious spas and 1960s architecture. Follow its walk of fame in homage to Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra and many of the city’s other famous summer residents. Start your trip at the Ace Hotel & Swim club to take in the glamorous mood of the area, with its retro interiors and poolside cocktail menu to send you back in time. Shirley temples and premium burgers were on the menu as we basked in the 50˚ heat!

Go for monochrome with standout silhouettes when building your Palm Springs wardrobe – keep it simple and effortlessly elegant.

Eagle Rock

If you’re looking to take in more local attractions, Highland Park and Eagle Rock proved to be boroughs with endless lists of places to visit. The Mouse Kitchen café set us up each morning with local delicacy breakfast tacos. After an afternoon of vintage shopping, Echo Park provided relaxation with its idyllic lake views and paradise islands of palm trees. For dinner, the Black Cat American Pub provided a cool, moody atmosphere with dimly low lighting, velvety jazz and smooth bourbon cocktails.

Your city separates should be relaxed and easy to layer to take you into the night – a kimono is perfect for a warm evening out.

 

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