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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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Cory Martin is the CEO and president of his own luxury event planning, production, design and catering company. He's worked on lavish celebrations for clients like David Yurman, Louis Vuitton, Celine and Lorraine Schwartz. We asked Martin where he shops for last-minute party necessities and he pointed us to New Living Furniture in Koreatown.
"Regardless if it's for my house, my office or for my events, I am always looking to fabricate a new piece of furniture or reupholster something I already have. New Living Furniture on North Western Avenue always comes through to help me, even on last minute day-of requests where they have actually delivered directly to my event. They have hundreds of catalogs to search through for inspiration and the best prices in town. I have purchased custom couches and ottomans, coffee tables, outdoor lounge furniture, office desks, bookshelves, side tables, chairs and more. They have also reupholstered some of my personal couches and ottomans, so needless to say, they do an exceptional job."
· New Living Furniture [Yelp]
· Cory Martin [Official Site]
· All Shopping Confidential Posts [Racked LA]