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It's a family affair at Atwater Village's newest resale shop The Left Bank, which held its opening last Sunday. Run by owner Jacqueline Goodman along with her sister and mother, Left Bank is a French-inspired boutique with a curated collection of modern art, handmade jewelry, designer pieces and vintage clothing.
Inspired by her family trips to France while roaming La Rive Gauche (The Left Bank) in Paris, it was only fitting that Goodman named her boutique after the flowing river—especially since it happens to be located left of the historic Los Angeles River.
The bright blue building, which is owned by Goodman's father, features an array of items divided into four sections: local and imported gifts, designer apparel, footwear and handbags at 50 to 80% off retail price, vintage (apparel and housewares), and contemporary threads from J. Crew, Urban Outfitters and Nordstrom.
The Left Bank is open Friday through Sunday only and a portion of its profits is donated to local charities Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR), LA Food Bank and Kids Reading to Succeed. Swing by for some guilt-free weekend shopping.—Stephanie Chan
· The Left Bank [Official Site]
· The Left Bank's Official Facebook [Facebook]