LA Weekly's fashion issue arrives on newsstands today, focusing on the people who decide what you wear: a jewelry designer inspired by Star Wars, a fire eater who became a hat maker, the best designers of jeans in the city, and many others.

We also explore L.A.'s fashion identity, spend a day with a trend forecaster and find out how the Spirit Hood craze took off.

Check it out here: LA Weekly Fashion Issue 2011

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