As the megastylist behind Justin Bieber’s sharp Saint Laurent looks and Karlie Kloss’ latest take on power dressing, Karla Welch is constantly on the hunt for both new and vintage designer threads.
“To get my hands on pieces by amazing artists is something I’ll never take for granted,” says Welch, who calls Laurel Canyon home (“I love that it’s out of the city within the city,” she says). When it comes to scoring the best ﬁnds, she looks no further than her own backyard: West Hollywood. Here, her favorite local haunts. Lily’s Coffee at the Canyon Country Store It is the hub of our community. I like that I know all my neighbors. • Maxﬁeld I love their buy. It’s always fashion forward and visually the store is so inspiring. maxﬁeldla.com. • Vanessa Seward Her new store is elegant; cool French girl vibes. vanessaseward.com. • Sielian’s Vintage Apparel I just bought a vintage Valentino coatdress. It’s perfect. sieliansvintageapparel.com. • Isabel Marant I love sitting in the garden and the wild overgrowth—the landscape designer, Judy Kameon, is incredible. isabelmarant.com. • Jinpachi It’s the best sushi in Los Angeles. 310-358-9134.