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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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Rudy Rocha is a wardrobe and fashion stylist who, over the course of his career, has had the opportunity to work with celebrities like Rachel Bilson, Jennifer Lawrence, Olivia Wilde, Seal, Katherine McPhee and Betty White. He's also been featured in numerous magazines including Nylon, Surface, Glamour and Ocean Drive and has styled campaigns for clients like Sunglass Hut, Jaguar, American Express and Gatorade. Here, he shows us where he likes to head in Silver Lake for his favorite menswear brands.
The hidden little gem that I would recommend is Isac Orchids in Silver Lake. Don't let the name fool you. He originally only sold orchids but now it has blossomed into a great little men's boutique where you can find local designers such as Comune, Color Fast and Drifter. You can also find beanies, suspenders, necklaces, wallets and vegan bags by Matt & Nat. There aren't many small men's boutiques in LA and this is a nice find. The price point is great and you can still pick up a nice Orchid on your way out!
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