We had the good fortune of connecting with Brittany Bush and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Brittany, what matters most to you?
The value of clients putting their trust in me, is irreplaceable. It is something I do not take lightly and carry with great pride.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I’ve worked professionally for some amazing corporate companies for over a decade, but there’s nothing quite as fulfilling as being a business owner. What it really comes down to is not being limited on your creativity. For me, my business is built on a very specific aesthetic. It’s truly my own and there is no one to answer to creatively. However, breaking away from the 9-5 structure was no easy task. As a creative, you don’t realize how much of your business becomes admin. I still find it to be worth the trade off. Learning to take everything on myself, has been frustrating at times but ultimately has helped me grow into the business woman I am today.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Los Angeles is one of the greatest cities in the world (if you know where to go!) I’d take my guests to their first taste of Old Hollywood with a stop in at Musso and Franks (as featured in Once Upon A Time in Hollywood) for some classic Italian and a martini. Then a drive down Sunset to really let it all set in. Clifton’s for an incredible Prime Rib dinner and cocktails for a glimpse into Downtown where you can also find LA’s oldest bookstore, The Last Bookstore. Paddle Boats at Echo Park, anyone? How about a stop in at The Black Cat for bacon wrapped figs or Bar Stella for your weekly Celeb sighting. Hop on over to Toluca Lake and Burbank for some of LA’s most hidden gems & bars. A drive through Laurel Canyon to see some gorgeous LA homes. RIP- The Arclight (we truly lost an institution, it was always a staple for my out of towners. For some shopping, I’d take my guests to Dries Van Noten on La Cienega for a truly magical experience. I’d make sure you got to taste some of the best handmade pasta, with a fabulous wine selection at Speranza. Bigfoot Lodge, Idle Hour, The Baked Potato & Davey Waynes to name a few of my favorite bars for drinks and great music. Seeing live comedy is one of LA’s best features and you never know when a big name is going to pop in at The Comedy Club unexpectedly! Then we’d end it all with a relaxing day at The Roosevelt pool. Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My father has been my biggest source of inspiration in starting my own business. Being a business owner himself, he always encouraged me to ditch the corporate world and become my own boss.

Website: www.florstead.com

Instagram: @florsteadco @brittrose

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