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Where do country's most fashionable people shop when they're not in the New York and LA? We've asked some shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around the country that we might not all know about. It's all about getting off the beaten bath in our new feature, Shopping Confidential.
Image via Bell and Bird
Laurel Pantin is Glamour magazine's Associate Accessories & Shopping Editor, not to mention a veritable magnet for street style photographers. Though she now calls New York City home, she's a Texas girl at heart. Born and bred in Austin, we asked her about her favorite boutique to hit up when she's at home.
"I LOVE Bell & Bird in Austin, which has the most insanely beautiful estate and antique jewelry. It blows my mind that most of the pieces in the store aren't in a museum. The owner is also super interesting and nice, and pretty indulgent in terms of bringing out the craziest things they have (like a pair of Victorian taxidermied hummingbird earrings?) just for the fun of showing you. This place is honestly too amazing for words."
· Bell and Bird [Official Site]
· What the Team Behind Glamour Magazine Wears to Work [Racked]
· All Shopping Confidential Posts [Racked]