Posts Tagged ‘Racked’

Curbed – On the Racked: Inside TOMS Headquarters, LA’s Secret Hiking Trails, Smashbox’s Makeover

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

[Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]

VENICE: Come explore the epic TOMS headquarters in Venice.. The footwear brand’s playground-like working space features a slide, Pilates classes, and even baristas.

CITYWIDE: Here’s a handy guide to LA’s secret, celebrity-free hiking trails. Highlights include Chumash Trail in Simi Valley and Eagle Rock Trail in Topanga.

CULVER CITY: Smashbox Studios gave their flagship facilities a facelift and the results are pretty stunning. The 25,000-square-foot space features custom designed makeup tables, modern AV systems, outdoor patios, and even a world-class cafe.
· Racked LA [Official Site]

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Curbed – On the Racked: Arty Flowers in Echo Park, LA’s Best Jewelry, Uniqlo Giveaway

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

[Photo via Slow Matter]

ECHO PARK: A cool concept plant and flower shop has popped up in Echo Park. Located inside Sunset, Slow Matter offers “strange nature and flowers by the stem” in an art-gallery-like setting.

CITYWIDE: Here’s a handy guide to LA’s best jewelry stores. Highlights include Gabriela Artigas on La Cienega, Irene Neuwirth on Melrose, and Roseark on Crescent Heights.

CITYWIDE: Japanese fast-fashion retailer UNIQLO is hosting a bunch of free giveaways this Saturday. Treats include zoo tickets, burgers, candy, and even ice skating.
· Racked LA [Official Site]

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Curbed – On the Racked: Fig Central Will Have Giant Cavalli Club, LA’s Best Holiday Markets, Lululemon Flagship in Santa Monica

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

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[Photos by John Watkins for Lululemon]

SOUTH PARK: A massive Cavalli Club is heading to DTLA’s Fig Central. Founded in Dubai, the megaclub inspired by gloriously gaudy Roberto Cavalli also has locations in Miami, Milan, and Ibiza. However, there’s no timeline yet for actually building the massive Fig Central megaproject.

CITYWIDE: Here’s a handy guide to LA’s best holiday markets. Highlights include Unique LA in DTLA and Show & Sell in Burbank.

SANTA MONICA: Behold, Lululemon’s first-ever US flagship store. Located in Broadway Deli’s former space on—where else?&38212;Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade, the huge space features an inspiration dome overhead and the athletic gear retailer’s largest men’s selection.
· Racked LA [Official Site]

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Curbed – On The Racked : Skingraft’s New Store, Holiday Pop-Up in Venice, Global Fashion Swap Market in Hollywood

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

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[Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]

DOWNTOWN: Take a tour of Skingraft’s new DTLA flagship store. Founder Jonny Cota has dreamed up a space that is heavy on black, leather, and gold.

VENICE: Westside blog Lincoln & Rose has scored a holiday pop-up at the corner of Lincoln and Rose. The space runs now through December 31st and features giftables by more than 20 Venice-based designers.

HOLLYWOOD: The world’s coolest fashion swap market hits LA next Thursday. Copenhagen-founded Global Fashion Exchange’s West Side debut will take place at Hollywood & Highland’s Dolby Theatre.

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Curbed – On the Racked: Nasty Gal’s First Shop Revealed, West Hollywood’s Design Past, the Return of Ron Robinson

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

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[Photo via Ronald S. Kates]

BEVERLY GROVE: Nasty Gal’s first boutique is headed to Melrose Avenue. The cultish e-tailer’s debut brick-and-mortar will take over Madison’s former digs.

WEST HOLLYWOOD: Here’s a peek at West Hollywood Design District’s upcoming Decades of Design exhibit. Held at the West Hollywood Library, the retrospective will highlight the decor-heavy district’s rich history spanning across six decades.

SANTA MONICA: Ron Robinson is likely returning to Santa Monica. The legendary retailer famously closed its Westside doors this past summer.
· Racked LA [Official Site]

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Curbed – On the Racked: LA’s First Cat Cafe, Best Boot Shopping, Vera Wang Bridal Sale

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

[Image via Catfe / Facebook]

CHINATOWN: LA’s first cat cafe is finally happening—for a limited time. The “Catfe” pop-up is set to hit Chinatown October 2 through 5, from 4 to 9 pm daily.

CITYWIDE: Here’s a handy guide to LA’s best boot shops. Highlights include Acne Studios in DTLA, Anine Bing on West Third Street, and Mona Moore in Venice.

CENTURY CITY: Vera Wang’s highly-anticipated bridal sample sale returns next week. The event, at InterContinental Hotel Century City, will feature a wide selection of the wedding gown guru’s current and iconic styles.
· Racked LA [Official Site]

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Curbed – On the Racked: Wildfox Arrives in WeHo, LA’s Best Yoga, Glasses in Venice

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

[Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]

WEST HOLLYWOOD: Explore Wildfox’s first-ever flagship at Sunset Plaza. In addition to hosting all of the LA label’s best-selling knitwear, sunwear, and denim, the space also includes a jewelry bar and a terrace inspired by both the Chateau Marmont and Beverly Hills Hotel.

CITYWIDE: Here’s a handy guide to LA’s best yoga studios. Highlights include Golden Bridge in Santa Monica, One Down Dog in Silver Lake, and Peace Yoga Gallery in DTLA.

VENICE: Warby Parker’s third LA location opens on Abbot Kinney tomorrow. Equipped with a wide selection of the eyewear brand’s covetable frames, the facade on the 1,020-square-foot boutique also boasts a massive mural by artist Geoff McFetridge.
· Racked LA [Official Site]

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