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Jayne Min, Stop It Right Now blogger: "My most frequented store of 2014 was Acne Studios. We don't have as many retail options on the Eastside, so Acne was a welcomed newcomer. It's an obvious choice because it's one of my favorite brands, but it's also just an easy and relaxed retail experience, especially with the cafe next door. I love stores that I feel like I can hang out at."
Shareen Mitchell, Shareen Vintage owner: "There is a small store in Silver Lake called Clover. I wear vintage for work and my collection for a big occasion, but for casual wear I like T-shirts, skinny jeans, easy sweaters, luxe sweats from Clover."
Brigham Yen, DTLA Rising blogger: "LA-EX just opened at the Tower Theatre in Downtown LA—it's so cute! I just love the 'tiny flagship concept' designer Alex Khater came up with that's made such a big impact on that block.
Kelsi Smith, Stylesmith blogger: "It'd be bias of me to say UNIQLO, but it's so exciting to finally have them here. Even before we worked with them I was a big fan, and now I'm an even bigger one. In terms of indie boutiques, I tend to shop straight from designer or online. For vintage Pattye's Closet in Montrose has become my favorite spot for instant retail gratification."
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