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What: A fittingly eclectic mix of indie and established designer clothing, accessories, jewelry, and home goods from one of L.A.’s more beloved spots.
Why: Scotch & Soda’s faded neon orange anchor sweatshirt ($104), Barr Co. bubble elixir with oatmeal ($30), Annie Costello Brown wrapped leather bangles ($89 each), and more.
Where: Online at lakeboutique.com.
Reginald’s Homemade Peanut and Cashew Butters
What: Small-batch, Virginia-made spreads ($5-$8 each) in flavors like double chocolate chunk, bourbon pecan, and hazelnut amaretto. Nearly every blend is salt free.
Why: The owner named the company after his beloved cockapoo.
Where: Online at reginaldshomemade.com.
Twice the Vice Chocolates
What: Booze-filled treats ($28 for nine pieces) so heavy on the sauce, they’re illegal in 32 states. (Here’s hoping you live in one of the other 18.)
Why: Eat and drink your feelings with chocolate martini and margarita bites.
Where: Online at twicethevice.com.
Astley Clarke Jewelry
What: The latest UK brand to grace us with its presence on this side of the pond brims with cocktail and statement pieces, prim pearl earrings, and more.
Why: The dragonfly gold vermeil necklace ($170), quartz sonatina ring ($100), and midnight bangle ($620).
Where: Online at astleyclarke.com.
What: Upload a video of yourself via webcam to create a scaled, virtual mug shot for “trying on” shades ($125-$425).
Why: Hit the editor’s picks for spot-on looks from Jason Wu, Westward Leaning, Ray-Ban, and 3.1 Phillip Lim.
Where: Online at ditto.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Lake Boutique