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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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Elizabeth Baudouin is many things, including one of the four core members of The Work Magazine team and a freelance music writer for CAMP (Coachella's magazine). When she shops, she spends most of her money on jewelry and jackets. Her go-to is New High (M)art in Loz Feliz.
"New High (M)art is definitely my favorite hidden gem in Los Angeles. It's the perfect blend of global craftsmanship meets high design meets post-apocalyptic chic. Where else can you purchase a handmade Malian necklace, a Margiela sweater, a Manuel Göttsching live album and a pair of Levi's? It really all comes down to the couple that owns the store and their careful curation for the perfect retail concept. The interior design is really something to marvel at, plus this place always smells amazing. I spritz Agnes Baddoo's Aromatherapy Number 3 every time I'm there as a good luck ritual."
· New High Mart [Official Site]
· The WORK Magazine [Official Site]
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