When I think of Los Angeles, I think palm trees, sunshine, pool parties, old hollywood, new hollywood…The city combines laid back California vibes with movie star glamour.

Big and bold are the key adjectives for lighting. Go for eye-catching chandeliers with retro-inspired arrangements–a nod to the 60s and 70s–or floor lamps that look like they come straight from a film set.

Modo ChandelierBistro Globe Clear Glass Chandelier & Thames II Tripod

LA is all about entertaining and parties. Furniture is often seen as more of a piece of art than something comfy and practical. When it comes to indoor seating, go for sculptural chairs, statement chaise longues and pristine white sofas–no kid-friendly furniture needed here!

Box Chair & Islington Chesterfield Upholstered Sofa

 

Case Study Lounger in Black & Platner Armchair

Recreate movie star elegance with metallic side tables. Gold and copper tones add warmth to a room and go with any colour palette.

Leslie Side TableSpun Metal Side Table & Nova Side Table

Dress your walls with some local artwork. Slim Aaron’s photos of LA in the 60s and 70s depict the glamorous lifestyles of the city’s chicest inhabitants.

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Slim Aarons Poolside Gossip

Sun loungers are a must–whether lining a pool or simply taking up a portion of your garden. These luxurious loungers are sure to transport you to the Hollywood hills no matter where you are.

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Tulum Single Lounger & Regatta Chaise Longue

And don’t forget the fire pit! The burning coals add instant ambience, making it a must-have for cocktail parties. Guests are sure to be instantly drawn in its direction no matter the weather outside.

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Topanga Round Fire Table

Top photo credit: Harpers Bazaar