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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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DJ and producer Audrey Napoleon currently holds the spot as a resident performer at Avalon Hollywood, where she can often be found tearing up the dance floor. Napoleon's also shared the stage with industry giants like James Zabiela, Nic Fanciulli, D. Ramirez and Umek and has been been featured inside the pages of The Los Angeles Times and 944 Magazine. When she's not jetting around the globe, she makes sure to stop by Popkiller, her favorite spot on Sunset Boulevard.
"Popkiller is a wonderful world of Japanese charm and style and it's perfect for late night shopping and cheap vintage on Sunset Boulevard. The store has an assortment of awesome apparel and trinkets and truthfully, I could spend all day there! It's decadent, it's delightful and it's one of those places full of useless nonsense covered in obscure stuff. But somehow you always walk out of Popkiller spending a pile of cash. Why? I'm not sure, but I believe it's these little bits of nonsense that make us who we are."
· Popkiller [Official Site]
· Audrey Napoleon [Official Site]
· All Shopping Confidential Posts [Racked LA]