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Scouting Party

by C California Style

Shop like a local at four destination-worthy boutiques


A new take on one-stop shopping for optometric care, Zak stocks an array of modern frames (both sun and optical) in classic silhouettes, and also provides eye exams and contact lenses. Plus, sip on housemade carrot juice while you shop. 416 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A., 323-866-2020; zakeyes.com.


With its eighth store, which features on-site bespoke engraving, Laguna Beach-based Gorjana showcases signet rings and delicate jewelry designed for eclectic layering. 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 424-303-7112; gorjana.com.

Le Box Blanc

Downtown L.A.’s Le Box Blanc personalizes the shopping experience, highlighting fresh looks from labels including A.L.C. and Iro, as well as sweetening the deal with same-day delivery and loyalty points toward purchases. 1100 S. Hope St., C1, L.A., 213-519-3400; lbbofficialstore.com.


Beloved women’s fashion destination McMullen has reopened in a chic ’70s-inspired space on Oakland’s rejuvenated Broadway, offering in-house tailoring, same‑day deliveries and Bay Area exclusives from Jacquemus, Ryan Roche and others. 2257 Broadway, Oakland, 510-508-0773; shopmcmullen.com.

Written by KHANH T.L. TRAN.