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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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Hairstylist Jen Atkin is known for her ability to meld old school beauty with up-to-the-minute trends, styling some of the most glamorous and trendsetting leading ladies of our time like Penelope Cruz, Jessica Alba, Kate Beckinsale and Sofia Vergara (Atkin tended to her locks for her appearance on SNL this past weekend). She's been mentored by the top dogs of the hair world like Andy Lecompte, Guido and Danilo and we just found out she worked as part of the hair team on Madonna's 2006 Confessions tour. With her always-on-the-go lifestyle, she swears by Pressed Juicery who, luckily for her, recently opened up an outpost a hop, skip and a jump from her WeHo home. Oh, and have you checked out their lifestyle website The Chalkboard? It's good. REALLY good.
"I've been obsessed with Pressed Juicery since they opened about two years ago. I used to drive 45 minutes to Brentwood and stand in a long line with the Brentwood moms and Bar Method girls for the almond milk. Now they are in my backyard in West Hollywood and they have door-to-door delivery service. My life and schedule gets hectic and I've now been able to cut the chewing process out of my day thanks to Pressed. Seriously: I have about three a day and it is the topic of conversation on every photo shoot I am on. I'd like to think that I do better hair when I've had a Greens 2. Everyone in LA is Pressed Juicery-crazy for good reason. They have the nicest staff and the owners are all so dedicated to keeping us healthy and looking cool by holding our Pressed juice at the gym, during Pilates and at work."
· Pressed Juicery [Official Site]
· Jen Atkin [Official Site]
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