Jennifer Brandt grew up in a family heavily involved in the fashion and movie industry. She embraced a culture that fostered extreme creativity, a wonderful fashion sense, and an obsession with everything Hollywood, everything vintage, and everything glamorous. Brandt knows every nook of L.A., from Echo Park to the San Fernando Valley–and everything in between. Vintage Los Angeles will be a colorful tour of this glittery town through original color photography, as well as charming vintage photos and relics.
Brandt showcases the best of vintage life, including famous Los Angeles hot spots such as: the Rose Bowl Flea Market--a great place to find antiques, Sunset Hyatt House–dubbed the "Riott House" because of its sordid rock n' roll past, Mashti Malone's--where else could you find Iranian rose water ice cream? Bob's Big Boy–where the Beatles ate on their first US tour, Chateau Marmont--Hollywood's decadent vintage love nest, and many more.Brandt's unique old Hollywood voice will carry the reader through these spots, revealing historical information, juicy star–studded stories, and delightful anecdotes. Vintage Los Angeles is the dream book for any stylish, secondhand soul with a vintage aesthetic, appreciation, and absolute love of "the hunt." Complete with interviews with famous vintage--collectors, indie bands, actors, and Hollywood connoisseurs, Vintage Los Angeles is a trip down memory lane with a modern and delightful edge.