Retail Therapy: Shop Super Street

Retail Therapy: Shop Super Street

Go around the world to our favorite boutiques and concept stores. This week, we look at Los Angeles' best boutique Shop Super Street.

Go around the world to our favorite boutiques and concept stores. This week, we look at Los Angeles' best boutique Shop Super Street.

Text: Danielle Combs

In Retail Therapy, V rounds up our favorite boutiques and concept stores from around the world. This week, we speak with Lucy Blair Akin, owner and founder of the Los Angeles boutique, Shop Super Street. With Lucy at the helm, her concept store has sparked the next wave of fashion by housing street-savvy brands you can’t find anywhere else.

From Y/Project to Sandy Liang to Lorod to Dry Clean Only—L.A.’s style scene is getting a radical makeover in part to Lucy’s keen eye and sharp fashion sensibility for scouting the premier fashion pieces to own. Read on to see Lucy’s top picks from the store, the emerging designers to look out for and more.

Who: Lucy Blair Akin

Spot: Shop Super Street, 458 S La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Known For: The most irresistible clothes.

Five Covetable Items:

Ciao Lucia Allegra Top Sea

Simon Miller Boise Hoodie

Y/Project Velvet Dress

Maryam Nassir Zadeh Agnes Boot Two Tone

Eve Denim Charlotte Culotte

5 Designers To Know and Why:

Tessa Matthias: Young designer from LA, she’s making custom, special one-off masterpieces. They’re beautiful silhouettes and so special. Her eye is incredible! It’s definitely going to be the next cool-girl must have brand.

Westley Austin: Another young designer from LA that is doing cool things. His Fall inspiration was happy faces, flames, and other ironic references that he turned into really cool pieces.

Lorod: We’ve carried them since season one, and they’re just so great at creating pieces that girls who love fashion want to wear.

Vance: Zoe the designer is awesome—she has so many awesome references that no one else is really referencing right now. Plus the fit of her tees are so incredible.

Dry Clean Only: Every single pieces is one of a kind and so special. I love their collection. The designer is from Thailand and he sources vintage pieces that he then updates by hand so each piece is a reinvented masterpiece.

SHOP SUPER STREET

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