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Born in L.A.

Mar 13, 2014
A Short List of Products Born In LA
Spotlight Category: College

Implantable collamer eye lenses
Epogen/neuprogen (biotech blockbuster drugs)
“Dancing” fountains
Celebrity PR
The electric guitar
The multi-channel recording process
Arc welding of natural gas pipelines
The skateboard (Venice)
The Cobb salad
The "Shirley Temple" non-alcoholic cocktail
The Hula Hoop
The strapless bra
Shoulder pads (Adrian for Joan Crawford)
Rhinestone and spangled western wear
Nudies
Bare midriffs
Neoprene as sportswear (evolved into surf wear)
The sarong (designed by Edith head for Dorothy Lamour)
The “stylist”
Hot Wheels
He-man and Masters of the Universe
Bratz dolls
Disney characters that have become dolls, figurines, etc.
The plastic Frisbee
The Eames lounge chair and ottoman
The Aeron chair

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