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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 Out Favorite Shop
As the founder of marketing and design firm Grand Tactics, Bee Nguyen been featured as a tastemaker in media outlets such as Hypebeast, NYLON Guys, VIBE and more. ??His key role in the world of lifestyle and fashion is responsible for the enormous network of influencers and industry heavyweights Nguyen has on speed dial. Here, he weighs in on his new favorite store on Pico.
"Our Favorite Shop is one of my go-to shops in LA when I need to get fresh. In addition to being the flagship store for CLAE footwear, they carry other brands like Fairends, SLB by Sal Barbier and CLAW Money as well as vintage records, rare books and glasses by SALT Optics. I appreciate the fact that is actually off-the-beaten path, tucked away on Pico Street. It's also a great place to just go and catch up with my good friend Sung Choi, the owner and creative director for CLAE. Our Favorite Shop is worth the trip and the products speak for themselves."
· Our Favorite Shop [Official Site]
· Grand Tactics [Official Site]
· All Shopping Confidential Posts [Racked LA]