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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.
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Jackie Brander is the former owner and buyer for Fred Segal FUN, has worked with brands like Allen Schwartz of ABS and Fred Segal himself and launched Disney Vintage, a collection of apparel that featured iconic Disney characters in innovative and unseen animated imagery. In her spare time, she also runs her own company, Ask Jackie B, where she consults with brands and talent on everything from design to social media tactics. Here, she spills her favorite WeHo spa.
"I first discovered Lena Bratschi in London when I was visiting the Joshi Clinic. When she opened her own spa in Los Angeles, it immediately became my go-to for beauty treatments. What I love most about Carasoin is that it is very much treatment and results-driven, yet at the same time, has a sophisticated environment. There's something to be said about a spa that enriches your mind, body and soul. For me, Carasoin does just that, and more. I've been coming here since day one and will continue to do so for as long as I possibly can."
· Carasoin [Official Site]
· Ask Jackie B [Official Site]
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