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Lila Black Diamond Fox Necklace by Workhorse Jewelry for Of a Kind

BUY / 40 of a kind / $235

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Brigid Knuckle Ring by Workhorse Jewelry for Of a Kind

BUY / 60 of a kind / $195

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The Fixers: The L.A. Spots Designers Rely on To Keep Their Goods Lookin’ Great

Got some nice things? Live in Ellay? Great, then you’re gonna use this guide like crazy: These are the places that super-talented local designers go when they need clasps fixed, skirts hemmed, and heels un-busted. —erica

JEWELRY REPAIRS

Avo’s Watch Repair / 625 S. Hill St. #231, Los Angeles
“They repair fine jewelry while you wait—the best part is that it is tucked inside the St. Vincent Jewelry Center in downtown where you can shop wholesale fine jewelry. It’s amazing to go around and window-shop all the bling.” —Jin Chon of A-thread

Bubar’s Jewelers / 1457 4th St., Santa Monica
“They have been family-owned forever, like 80 years or something! They are well-priced, quick, and sweet.” —Cole Morrall of Bones and Feathers Collective

SHOE REPAIRS

Pasquale Shoe Repair / 5616 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles
“He’s repairing Amber’s prized handmade leather gladiator sandals she got in Florence, Italy. Why not take her Italian sandals to an Italian master cobbler, right?  They’re not inexpensive but with shoes that you plan to wear forever, this is the go-to spot!” —Nicole Sutton of Workhorse Jewelry

European Shoe Repair / 15200 W. Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades
“It’s run by a older European couple. They are so sweet and prompt and do a great job.” —Cole Morrall of Bones and Feathers Collective

DRY CLEANERS

Ritz Cleaners / 306 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles
“It’s expensive, but everything is always perfect.” —Laurel Broughton of Welcome Companions

Griffith Park Cleaners / 2617 Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles
“I don’t dry-clean often, but when I do, I always go here. It is near my house and is run by an older couple, and they’ve cleaned a massive floor rug for me for $30.” —Natalie Mauro of Bones and Feathers Collective

Crown Cleaners / 840 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles
“They do great alterations—and seem to handle spots really well.” —Brady Cunningham of Tenoversix

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Diana Black Diamond Bracelet by Workhorse Jewelry for Of a Kind

BUY / 40 of a kind / $240

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We’re so into fine jewelry that feels super-sophisticated but still a little, well, light (because it has to work with your borderline-crazy nail art, amirite?). And talk about special: This gold number from Workhorse Jewelry completely nails it. Mmmhmm, those are three little diamonds in the arrow’s tip. —erica

BUY / 40 of a kind / $240

Read more about the ladies behind the line:

+ On getting things going in Florence.

+ On mixing up their famous Micheladas.

+ On what to do with your SoCal Sundays. 

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