HOLLYWOOD: Brazilian shoe brand Carmen Steffens has opened up its first West Coast location at the Hollywood & Highland center. The brand's president of US operations told Racked that they picked LA because "fashion-wise, it has a huge influence around the world."
CITYWIDE: Racked's search for the city's Hottest Trainer continues with new contestants this week from Pilates Plus in West Hollywood, Sage Fitness in NoHo and the Brasil Brasil Cultural Center in Culver City. Click over for profiles and photo galleries of each candidate.
WESTWOOD: Attention UCLA students: Toms designer Blake Mycoskie has created a shoe just for you. The blue and gold slip-on, part of his "Campus Classics" collection, will be available online in mid-August.