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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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JP Plunier is the creator of the Feal Mor brand and owns the Feal Mor Shop on La Brea with his wife Shaheen. With partner Andy Factor, he's also an owner of the Everloving Music Company. His store is situated right across the street from UNION, his other favorite shop in LA—besides his own, of course.
"UNION has been my go-to spot for so long that I sometimes forget that some may not know about this place, which happens to be one of the true gems of L.A. shopping. Carrying the best of Japanese and European men's brands (Visvim, Junya Watanabe, Neighborhood, Double Taps and Sophnet, Acronym, Stone Island and many more), it's like going to Tokyo and getting taken to the best shops by someone who knows their way around the territory. Owner Chris Gibbs and the Union Staff are on point and their selection is probably the best collection of this gear that you will find anywhere. It's two floors of dude goodness."
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