The Best Pools in Los Angeles #4

If you’re prone to jealousy regarding other people’s sweet gigs, you may want to skip our series on the best pools, in which Instagrammer Kate Brien from View from the Topp catalogs the best swimming holes this side of Old Hollywood. When this shoe-selfie pro puts her stamp on a pool, it’s not just because the water is warm and the towels are dry. These places are swanky, sweet and super stylish—making them the perfect spots for Brien’s Soludos, her footwear brand of choice for poolside reconnaissance. Keep reading to find out where this pool is and how to make yourself at home there, and check back all month long as we count them down.


Poolside location: Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway (Santa Monica)

Best time to go: Sunset Swim (adults only 18+) on June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11

Style or vibe of the crowd: Beachy

Reading material should be: Magazines

Best Pop-In@Nordstrom Goes Poolside look or accessory to rock: Mr. Ice Bucket in turquoise and Ruby Mint beach towel

Apres poolside, go to Oscar’s Cerveteca in Venice (where the beach is great for actual swimming and very kid-friendly)


Follow: View from the Topp

Shop: Soludos at Pop-In Goes Poolside | All Pop-In Goes Poolside

All images by Kate Brien for View from the Topp

—Laura Cassidy