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Abbot Kinney's Scandinavian Secret

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We were thrilled to discover that Abbot Kinney's new outpost of Scandinavian design, Huset, has a stash of designer clothing in the back of the store -- alleviating the Scandinavian fashion drought that befell LA when Danmark closed in 2008.

Huset's offerings fit their coastal location: embroidered tunics, silk and lace baby-doll camis, maxi dresses, skirts, and some choice chunky knits. Designers include DAY Birger et Mikkelsen, 2ND DAY, Custommade, By Malene Birger, Hunkydory, and Rabens Saloner.

Our favorites include: the Aio striped skirt by By Malene Birger ($250), the Aquebogue bloussant top by Hunkydory ($165), and the Carmen dress by 2ND DAY ($250). But the real show stoppers were pieces from Danish line Custommade: their pinstripe Cattia shorts ($140), their floaty but urban Naja button-down tunic ($140), and, most of all, their absolutely fabulous leather and shearling Jonna jacket ($1,575) are not to be missed. (Story by Mallory Farrugia)
· Huset [Official Site]


1316 1/2 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291 424-268-4213 Visit Website