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The Hikari Apartments in Little Tokyo Downtown is developing its retail with the debut of Kimski Makes. Store manager Raymond Cho told Angelenic: “We offer our on unique designs, but Kimski Makes is also a portal for up-and-coming local artisans to bring their merchandise to market.” Per the apparel and designer firm's site: "Kimski feeds off the raw, spontaneous energy of the city, while bringing years of experience with international business, travel and designer practice to their work...Kimski designs intelligent, refined and highly unique fashion, products, furniture, and spaces that surprise, enrich, and enliven everyday life." The retail shop also has a focus on vintage clothing.
Meanwhile, also via Angelenic, American Apparel has moved "from the corner location at 2nd and Central to a larger, more visible spot next to Kimski Makes...According to a company rep, American Apparel will retain use of its former location, possibly turning it into a clothing store for infants and toddlers."
· new boutique ‘kimski makes’ opens in little tokyo [Angelenic]
· little tokyo’s american apparel makes its move [Angelenic]
· Storecasting, Little Tokyo: American Apparel Moves, Kimski Makes and Yogurtland Coming [Racked]