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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Since celeb trainer Tracy Anderson first launched her life-changing workout method she's garnered a cult-like following and we know why. Her butt-kicking workouts are no joke. The fitness guru is responsible for the svelte bods of stars like Molly Sims, Jennifer Lopez and bestie Gwyneth Paltrow, to name a few. When she's not heading up her celeb-frequented studios in LA and NYC, she beelines to the beachy shopping stretch that is the Malibu Country Mart. One boutique, in particular, is always on her must-stop list.
When I am in LA, my schedule is always packed and I can get really overwhelmed with all of the shop-lined streets. I absolutely love the Malibu Country Mart and always make a point of going there to shop. My favorite place that I never miss is Ron Herman Malibu. I love this store because I am always impressed with the way that it is curated and how I can always find something to wear for every occasion, whether it's a day at the beach or an event. They also always have items available at reasonable price points and that's why Ron Herman, particularly their Malibu store, is unique to LA and my favorite!