A Personal SoCal Travel Guide From the Artistic Director of Sonia Rykiel

How, exactly, do you fuse Parisian chic with SoCal sportif? Enter Julie de Libran, the artistic director of Sonia Rykiel. When she was eight years old, de Libran’s family relocated to San Diego. Now based in Paris, the designer pays homage to her 10 years on the West Coast in her collections for the storied label. “There’s a certain comfort that’s definitely influenced by my California upbringing,” says the former Louis Vuitton studio director. “I feel the laid-back, easygoing, practical vibe.”

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