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Kitty Jensen brings Secret Shop—an appointment-only living room vintage sale run out of her Los Feliz apartment—to a more conspicuous, decidedly un-secret location for the month of January. The Secret Shop pop up opened last Saturday in a vacant storefront at Space 15 Twenty in Hollywood, within spitting distance of Umami Burger and Urban Outfitters. On the racks: a super-wearable and affordable selection of handpicked vintage clothes that nod towards the styling of current ready-to-wear and fast fashion retailers.
Some items of note: a deadstock pale grey velvet minidress, a sweet black strapless dress with a peplum waist backed in red satin, a mint early 80s St. John sweaterdress, excellent drapey blouses in tidy little prints, plus a fun variety of pants, dresses and pullovers embellished with studs, polka dots, pristine beading or au courant animal and ikat prints. Steven Alan-esque shirts and sweaters for men too. Almost everything we picked up was under $30, with dresses running $50-$100. Also appealing was the wall of vintage prints, drawings, paintings and photos for sale at equally accessible prices. Plus Kitty's well-styled lookbooks on the shop's website offer piles of inspiration. She expects to repeat the pop up storefront later this spring. The current pop up is open through January 31.
· SecretShopVintage [Official Site]