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Los Angeles has more stores than anyone could physically tackle, but somehow we always keep returning to the usual suspects. To break out of the rut, we've asked some local shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around LA that we might not all know about. Cue the Beatles: We're about to get a little help from our friends.
Image via Yelp
Publicist by day, blogger by night is how we would sum up the career of Roberta Oglakhchyan. She runs a fashion and beauty public relations firm based out of Los Angeles called The RO PR, and when she isn't managing publicist duties, she's one half of the blogging duo The Ray and The Ro. Here, she fills us in on her favorite hidden treasure, a vintage shop in Topanga Canyon that has every trinket you ever wanted but never knew you needed.
"I mean the name, Hidden Treasures, says it all. This store, at the top of old Topanga Canyon, is one the most magical shopping gems in LA. If you are willing to make the trek (you have to drive inland from the PCH), this vintage store has the best selection of clothing and trinkets. Their collection of trench coats, sunglasses and scarves are worth the trip and there is even a patio with a bench and waterfall to soak up the whole experience. Not only are the vintage finds unreal AND inexpensive, but the whole store has the most incredible ambiance—the ultimate bohemian essence that is Topanga Canyon."
· Hidden Treasures [Yelp]
· The Ray And The Ro [Official Site]
· All Shopping Confidential Posts [Racked LA]