clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Designer Trina Turk Fills Us In On Her DTLA Vintage Source

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

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 New/Found by way of Facebook

Trina Turk opened her first store in Palm Springs in 2002 and has since expanded to seven US boutiques. Known for her fun, flirty and always-feminine designs, Turk is an avid shopper and likes to scour the globe for shops that offer something unique and different. She recently discovered this spot in Downtown LA that always delivers impeccable designer vintage.

"My obscure shopping destination would have to be New/Found LA. Richard Wainwright has great vintage clothing and accessories. If you can't shop his wares at the various vintage shows around town (including A Current Affair, which is tomorrow) you can shop by appointment at his studio Downtown. Luckily, for me, it's in the same building as our wholesale sales showroom—The Cooper Design Space."

· New/Found LA [Official Site]
· Trina Turk [Official Site]
· All Shopping Confidential Posts [Racked LA]

New/Found LA

860 South Los Angeles Street, Space 711, Los Angeles, California