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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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Joyce Azria, daughter of Max Azria, is the creative director for BCBGeneration. She oversees all customer touch points for the brand, including design, creative and marketing for apparel and accessories. Here, Joyce fills us in on Golyester, a La Brea shop that she keeps returning to.
"Living in LA, I find that the shopping experience doesn't hold a candle to the great shops in NY, London or Paris. But if there is one place to escape LA without leaving La Brea—you have to step into Golyester. If the edgiest women of every decade sold the all-time favorite pieces from their wardrobes, you would only begin to taste the fashion-topia that makes up this one-of-a-kind vintage shop. I love their bow ties, statement necklaces, amazing detailed hats and handbags! All their accessories are literally to die for! I truly heart Golyester!"
· Golyester [Official Site]
· BCBGeneration [Official Site]
· All Shopping Confidential Posts [Racked LA]