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Stylish yet simple, easygoing with a bit of urban edge, and beachy paired with nighttime sleek, our weekend style is classic California boho chic. A guide to packing a few essentials for a laid back, sunny weekend in Los Angeles.

We’re prepared for slow days spent in cafes and shops along Abbott Kinney, an afternoon picnic on Venice Beach, and a dinner out with friends in Culver City. We’re agenda-less, cruising by the seat of our pants in typical California mode. Fueled by black coffee, oysters and frites, and cold beers, we’d be up for a little day drinking on the beach until the sun slowly sets, golden hour feels kick in, and the sky matches our mood in dreamy pastels over the sea.

 

What is it about Los Angeles that’s got us under it’s spell? Southern California weather accented by sun-baked cacti gardens and pops of bright bougainvillea, hip eateries and boutiques on every corner, and of course, that perfect, perfect stretch of sand along the water from Long Beach to Malibu. Let’s go exploring.

 

Packing Guide: Weekend in LA | Map&Compass

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