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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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When LA's most stylish celebrity DJ Lindsay Luv wants to find a dose of her former NY in always sunny LA, she heads over to style gem Milk Boutique on 3rd Street. Featuring designers like Malene Birger, Mason, Mara Hoffman, NativeLA, Pamela Love and Victoria Beckham, it is safe to say that they always have something amazing in stock.
"It is like the buyer at Milk reads my mind. Instead of the LBDs that can sometimes be all too common in the LA fashion scene due to the warm temps year round, Milk finds a way to offer dynamic looks with layers and accents and worldly trends that still flow with the laid-back Cali style. There is a comfy couch in back too and you can spend time sitting around playing with the owner's pup and talking fashion to the employees for hours as you slowly try on your clothes. With events like Spice Girl Mel B's latest baby shower and another star client's lavish wedding in Aspen coming up, I need new outfits that will look fabulous behind the decks."
· Milk [Official Site]
· DJ Luv [Official Site]
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