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Echo Park isn't exactly lacking for vintage boutiques, but that hasn't stopped a few more from moving in. First, the former Show Pony space is soon to be colonized by one such shop, helmed by local vintage guru Erin Tavin. Her as-yet-unnamed boutique will house of-the-moment vintage garb for women and children, plus pieces from up-and-coming designers, accessories, books, arts, crafts, and other such ephemera. She's currently transforming the boutique's interior, with plans for a salon-like style she describes as "dreamy, childlike, hip, vibrant and fresh." The grand opening is planned for July 1.
Over on West Sunset, we've also learned that Enid & Edgar vintage, formerly located on Glendale Boulevard, will be moving in next door to Origami Vinyl, but no word yet on an opening date. Finally, their old space has been taken over by yet another vintage shop, led by former model Amara Wilson. Haute Olive, at 1176 Glendale Boulevard, isn't just filled with secondhand duds, but also pieces from film wardrobes, local designers, and items gifted to Wilson by the designers she modelled for in Paris.
By our count, these new arrivals bring the count of neighborhood vintage shops to ten. Some may call it saturation, but we see the makings of a one-stop, walkable vintage district, which can only be a good thing.
· Enid & Edgar [Official Site]