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Downtown now has scads of restaurants, bars and 'spensive lofty apartments and condos, but retail is taking its time to infiltrate the area. As such, it's pretty big news when a shop such as Fremont opens, which houses LA-based men's and women's label Fremont Apparel Company, designed by Devin Carlson and Britney Pham. In proximity of the Comme des Garcons Guerilla Store, Refinery29 reports the label: "embraces a loose-fitting contemporary aesthetic with an emphasis on basics," and, fittingly, the boutique "has an equally stylish but simple vibe, featuring a somewhat hidden workroom for Carlson and Pham... It's also where the duo custom-design pieces for some of Hollywood's elite, as well as tailor-fit several of their own pieces for close friends." Could be the beginnings of an actual shopping area if other retail follows suit.
· Fremont: Downtown L.A. welcomes a chic new addition to West 4th Street [Refinery29]