When we first caught wind that former Los Angeles Times Fashion Editor and WWD Market Editor Melissa Magsaysay was writing an ode to the spirit of the West — City of Style: Exploring Los Angeles Fashion From Bohemian To Rock — we thought, it's about frickin' time! In terms of City Of Angels cognoscente, no one has her alluring act together better. It doesn't hurt that the expert's a beaut (she modeled back in the day), plus Magsaysay's pals with every power pub and fashion maven (mavericks, too!) in town. Her put-together yet uncontrived vibe screams Cali cool down to the last breezy detail.

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