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Just because SoCal's chances of a White Christmas are disappointingly low, doesn't mean L.A. residents skimp on the tinsel and trimmings. If anything, it's added incentive to be ultra-festive when the holidays roll around. And, one quick drive around Lala ("quick" being relative to your proximity to the 405) and it's plain to see that the local store owners take their window displays just as seriously as they do their wares.
But, before you drop some serious bones on a full tank, why not save the dough and take a virtual winter wonderland tour of our sunny city? Sure, there's not a flurry in sight, but that shouldn't stop you from sipping hot cocoa as you click through these snaps. Just try not to spill as you scroll — these stunning snaps are that dazzling!
Photographed by Shawna Sellmeyer
Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer and entrepreneur, has died at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer, ABC News and WWD report.
The designer was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932 and rose to fame in the '60s when he dressed Jacqueline Kennedy. He went on to outfit several other first ladies, including read
Halloween is ultimately what you make of it. Some spare no expense crafting the perfect couple's costume while others play the holiday on the cheap — embracing their thrifty side with drugstore buys and repurposed clothing that they already own. If you're in the former category, Charlotte Olympia's limited edition "Trick read