Best Signing Store - 2012
The signing gift is one of those necessary evils of the entertainment industry; a way for those on the talent side to thank their agents and managers for helping them land a job — that's in addition to the 20 percent cut from the paycheck. It's a tightrope walk of finding something original and memorable, yet (depending on the gig) not too expensive. OK Store, with two locations, has it in the bag. Most items have a vintage vibe with a modern twist and range from gifts like monkey- or hammer-shaped bottle openers to classy teak wine racks, Model One radios with iPod adapters and, to really get inside their heads, a glass votive in the shape of a skull. 8303 W. Third St., Mid-City. (323) 653-3501; 1716 Silver Lake Blvd., Silver Lake. (323) 666-1868; okthestore.com.