Rick Owens may have been onto something in 2015 when he opened his L.A. boutique in what was then a retail wasteland on La Brea Avenue just south of Santa Monica Boulevard. Now there are several new spots in the area that you can tackle in one trip. Start just south of Melrose at the blush pink Sonia Boyajian Jewelry (357 North La Brea, Los Angeles) boutique designed by Studio Shamshiri and inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s home and studio in Abiquiu, New Mexico, with soft, curving lines; low, built-in couches and a kiva-like fireplace. L.A. designer Boyajian is known for her artful jewelry, including funny face ceramic brooches, carefully balanced wire and stone earrings, and organic-looking pearls. For the new shop, she made her first large-scale mobile, light fixtures and jewelry cases inspired by Donald Judd’s sculptures at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Tex. In addition to her own work, she carries pieces by other designers who focus on the handmade, including knitwear designer Sofio Gongli from Tbilisi, Georgia. Coming from Boyajian in time for Frieze are home accessories, including bowls and objets.

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