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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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Heather Magidsohn is a California native but considers herself a New Yorker, having lived there for almost 10 years. She's a publicist by trade and in 2009 she launched her own company, Heather Magidsohn Consulting, and works with fashion and lifestyle brands ranging from French Connection to Kain Label. Heather calls Loz Feliz home; she shared recent discovery Ivanhoe Books with Racked.
"Lawson Fenning on Silverlake Boulevard is a stunning store for the home—carefully curated items like Moroccan poufs and agate objects 'd art inspire me. But my favorite part of the store, hidden in the back, is a tiny bookstore run by Ivanhoe Books. It's library-like in feel and filled with the most beautiful books ever. They have a mix of vintage, rare, and new titles on subjects ranging from fashion and art to food and design. I dare you to walk out without at least one. It's my great joy to spend a quiet afternoon flipping through their treasure trove of tomes—and my weakness."
· Ivanhoe Books [Official Site]
· Heather Magidsohn [Twitter]
· All Shopping Confidential Posts [Racked LA]