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Slowly but surely, small businesses are arriving downtown. The latest to cross the path of downtown diarist Brighman Yen is men's shop Apolis: Common Gallery, which opened earlier this month on East 3rd Street in the Arts District.
The store, which doubles as an event space for art openings and film screenings, is filled with clothes and accessories sure to please even the most fanatical A Continuous Lean disciples. There are basic crewneck tees, waxed canvas jackets, Cone Mills selvedge denim, skinny wool and linen ties—all manufactured in California—plus button downs made of Japanese oxford cloth, cashmere and wool sweaters manufactured in Italy, dopp kits and belts made of Italian leather and much more. For more on the store, click to their site to read their philosophy.
· “Apolis: Common Gallery” Flagship Boutique Now Open in the Arts District in Downtown LA [Brigham Yen]