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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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Celebrity stylist and designer Joey Tierney made a name for herself touring with Britney Spears and since then, she's dressed everyone from Paris Hilton to Juliette Lewis to The Pussycat Dolls. Tierney's also launched a namesake clothing line and has appeared as a style expert for E!'s Fashion Police. When we asked about her favorite shopping spot, she told us about ARCADE Boutique.
"ARCADE Boutique is a hidden treasure on Melrose Ave next to Comme Ca French bistro. Their buyers stock the store with basic Wolford necessities, closet essentials from edgy designers such as Preen, Kimberly Ovitz, Tibi and Yigal Azrouël, and super-hip fine jewelry that us ladies can never get enough of! I stumbled upon ARCADE a few years ago because my office was close by and I was in need of some finishing pieces for a client's outfit. Ever since then it has been my favorite spot when in need of a wardrobe revamp or an outfit pick-me-up!"
· ARCADE Boutique [Official Site]
· Joey Tierney [Twitter]
· All Shopping Confidential Posts [Racked LA]