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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.
Image via Jami Lyn
Hairstylist Shin An is the founder of SHIN, a salon in Santa Monica that she opened in 2011. Based in New York for over 14 years, the new LA resident has made a name for herself as a hair guru who caters to the needs of international editors, stylists, and A-list ladies. Jami Lyn on Robertson has been her one of her favorite West Coast discoveries.
"Jami Lyn is my favorite find since I moved to Los Angeles and I really think it's the best-kept secret on Robertson. One of my best friends Constance Schwartz has been talking about this store to me for months. So for my birthday, she brought me here. It's very spacious but the only problem is that there are so many things that I want to buy, which only means the quality of your options are both amazing and endless. Jami and her staff are very hands on but they let you shop without hovering. They carry a wide variety of brands from Elizabeth and James, Diane von Furstenberg, Current/Elliott, Rich & Skinny, Splendid, DL 1961, Theory, Ella Moss, Joie, Hanky Panky, Cosabella, Billy Blues, Catherine Malandrino, Bailey 44, J Brand, White + Warren, Crown Jewel, P.J. Salvage and too many more to list. I love the variety and boutique feeling as opposed to a mall vibe. Best of all, they have killer sales with markdowns that are not to be believed."
· Jami Lyn [Official Site]
· SHIN [Official Site]
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