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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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Leila Khalil is the owner of LA-based public relations firm Be Inspired PR where her focus is strictly on the wedding industry. Their roster of clients have been featured inside the pages of magazines like Real Simple Weddings, US Weekly, Brides, and The Knot. Today, we turn the spotlight on Ms. Khalil to find out where the best cupcakes can be found in Manhattan Beach.
"I love Cupcakes Couture in Manhattan Beach, a great little dessert shop that I often frequent. They have a variety of desserts for sale every day as well as specialty coffees. What people don't know is they offer skinny cupcakes, vegan and gluten free options as well as unique desserts ("cupcakes in a jar" and "cupcake push pops") that can be shipped nationwide. My must-haves are their lemon blueberry and strawberry cheesecake cupcake! Yum!"
· Cupcakes Couture Manhattan Beach [Official Site]
· Be Inspired PR [Official Site]
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