Destination: Style

The Coldwater Curve

Designed by world-renowned architect Rudolph Schindler in the 1940s, the historic shops at Coldwater Curve (12638-12672 Ventura Blvd.) continue to inspire design enthusiasts across the county. Today the property hosts an inspiring and unique mix of Studio City shops and eateries, each with their own special history. The structures may be decades old, but this collection of stores brings a fresh and forward-thinking perspective to a new generation of stylish clientele. Here, Gisele Tune, Sy Devore, Calleen Cordero and Emerald Forest Gifts preview their favorite items for the spring season.

Gisele Tune

12660 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City  |  @tunegisele

Bringing style to Studio City for nearly 30 years, this adored boutique is a must-visit destination for the latest in women’s clothing, shoes and accessories. Gisele offers a curated collection of merchandise that includes unique finds from her travels around the world and everyday wardrobe essentials.

Above right: ’90s cargo pocket column denim skirt with front split, $198

Sy Devore

12672 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City | @sydevoreofficial

Sy Devore continues to innovate the world of men’s clothing while celebrating 80 years of creating history. Come in, have a drink and we will show you. 

Above right: Knit overshirt by Maurizio Baldassari, $1,295; sport shirt by Sy Devore, $285; cotton pullover by Sy Devore, $295; jogger pant by Tombolini, $395; socks by Marcoliani, $40; shoes by Rubirosa; $450

Calleen Cordero

12666 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City | @calleencordero

A California native, Calleen, in her 20-plus years as a designer, has become an iconic lifestyle brand. Her handmade luxury leather footwear, handbags, belts, home goods and accessories blend style, comfort and quality. Come visit her newly opened lifestyle boutique.

Above right: Padre Abejas wristlet, $285; the “Classic” Pia A80 hand-scuplted wood heel featuring padded insoles and handmade in embossed leather, $540

Emerald Forest Gifts

12638 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City | @emeraldforestgifts

Opened in 1987, this shop now owned by Kristen Tarnol provides a curated mix of gifts for every occasion, including housewares, jewelry and eclectic items from around the world.

Above right: Caddis reading glasses in Hopper, $140; sterling silver heart pendant necklace with Australian sapphire and green opal, $116; Greek collar necklace with chrysoprase, $132; opal and moonstone tassel bracelet, $154; labradorite, blue topaz, opal and Iolite tassel bracelet, $130; 14k gold-filled earrings with chalcedony and pearl, $108

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