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Has it already been three weeks since Oou packed their bags and jetted off to Morocco, and Weltenbuerger moved into the old space? Apparently, it has. We trucked down the street to take a look at what Bryan's done with the new space -- and more importantly, what he's filling it with.
In addition to their own unique collection of vintage, Weltenbuerger now offers new merchandise too, from lines like Scout and Daniel Palillo, and they "inherited" some of Oou's merchandise, including Something Else by Natalie Wood. With more new lines coming very, very soon: Bryan gave us a preview, and though we're not at liberty to say who, we can say it's the kind of beautiful and intriguing stuff you'd find at a shop like Creatures of Comfort.
Part of the allure of the new store was the loft, which will be used to host a rotating bunch of designers, brands and shops. This month's guest is A Current Affair, one of LA's premier vintage clearinghouses.
"Curated" is one of those words we're beginning to hate, on account of the fact it's so indiscriminately used, but in this case, we have no problem with it: the curated assortment of goods is precious, and conveys a very particular point of view. The overall vibe is that of a multi-national girl of the world. Not to worry if you're a label freak: there's YSL, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Sonia Rykiel, and many others. Better get on it now: the ACA popup only lasts until the end of the month.
· Weltenbuerger [Official Site]
· A Current Affair [Official Site]