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Clare V. Takes A Bow in Santa Monica

A Clare V. store opened at 1318A Montana Ave., in Santa Monica, Calif. Nov. 20, adjacent to the new Sleepy Jones boutique and Aero theatre,a favorite of Westside cineastes. There was a store party featuring an appearance by brand founder Clare Vivier herself.

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Nasty Gal Opens on Melrose

Nasty Gal Bows

A line of fans and shoppers snaked around the corner of Melrose Avenue and N. Kilkea Drive in Los Angeles on the morning of Nov. 21 to take in the opening of the first physical boutique for Nasty Gal

Kirwan, Owen to Helm Gap Divisions


Gap Inc. announced Nov. 20 that Jeff Kirwan was named global president for the Gap brand and Andi Owen was named global president for Banana Republic brand.

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Flagship on Rodeo Bows, Chief Honored at Walk of Style


On Nov. 19, Christopher Bailey, chief executive officer and chief creative officer of Burberry, picked up his plaque from the Rodeo Drive’s Walk of Style.

Tankfarm, Schott NYC Opening at Americana at Brand


The men’s clothing line has sold at retailers such as Planet Blue, Kitson and Nordstrom in the past. By Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday season, Tankfarm plans on opening a 1,300-square-foot boutique at the Americana at Brand retail center in Glendale, Calif.

Nasty Gal Takes a Bow on Melrose


Prominent e-commerce emporium Nasty Gal opened its first physical store Nov. 21 at 8115 Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles. The space formerly housed a store in the boutique chain Madison.

PacSun Hires New Marketing Chief


Pacific Sunwear of California Inc.’s marketing campaign, Golden State of Mind, will be expanding.

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Dropping By Santa Monica Place Store


Diane von Furstenberg visited her recently opened DVF store at the Santa Monica Place retail center on Nov. 17.

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Opening on Abbot Kinney

Hyden Yoo

The Hyden Yoo brand opened its first fashion boutique on high-profile Los Angeles fashion street Abbot Kinney Boulevard earlier this month.

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Mothersbaugh’s Mutated Eyewear Party at Ron Robinson

Mark Mothersbaugh frequently thumbed his nose at authorities wearing goofy glasses (check out the cover of 1982 album Oh No! It’s Devo.) Years later, the music innovator worked on his own line of eyewear with Baumvision. Called Mothersbaugh by Mothersbaugh + Baum, the Ron Robinson boutique held a reception for the new line on Nov. 19.

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