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City Style: Create a Los Angeles-Inspired Space

Los Angeles style is as diverse as the city itself. See our take on the City of Angels – and the aesthetic it inspires.

If your idea of the perfect weekend involves hiking Runyon Canyon, spin class and prepping for Monday’s audition – and if the verb ‘to brunch’ is a regular part of your vocabulary – you just might be a Los Angeleno.

Chock-full of trendy places to eat, lively nightclubs and buzz-worthy street style (where the ubiquitous yoga pant can be spotted around every corner), The City of Angels and the Land of Overly-Priced Kale Smoothies has earned its reputation as global ambassador for all things trending.

‘LA style’ can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people, and almost all – from the laidback surfer to the corporate executive – can find something to love about it.

It’s this diversity (and, not to mention, the year-round sunshine and blue skies) that makes it such a beautiful place to live.

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Of course, observing this beauty and actually absorbing its culture into your day-to-day are two different things.

But whether you’re living in the heart of the life of the city or watching it unfold from afar...

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...incorporating the L.A. vibe into your life can actually be super simple – starting with just a little redecorating!

Pictured below, the comfy textures and laidback colors of a tufted sofa offset the industrial paneling and exposed brick of a casual LA-style loft.

L.A. may seem all-organic, all the time, but it’s also full of colorful characters.

Here, organic meets colorful; bold coffee table books make a statement and bring a punch of color into an earthy vibe.

Flood of Light: the envy of the world, L.A.’s notoriously beautiful weather tends to keep the hiking trails full and the sidewalks bustling, all day, everyday…

…so, draw back the shades – and celebrate the energy of natural sunshine, just like the locals!

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Black accents against a crisp white wall keep it L.A. chic, while clean lines, geometric art and metallic hardware give a city-industrial vibe.
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