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This past weekend, a mix of LA streetwear aficionados, art buffs and music masters gathered for a backyard barbecue to ring in the opening of footwear label CLAE's first retail concept space, Our Favorite Shop (aka OFS). Helmed by Sung Choi, the CLAE founder and creative director is on a mission to attract even more traffic to Mid-City—his neighborhood for the last twelve years—by providing shoppers with a new destination for discovering local design talents and international cult-favorite brands.
In addition to CLAE shoes, inventory highlights include color-happy accessories by Baron Von Fancy, hats by Babutunde, artsy books from OHWOW, vintage LPs, Yumaki toothbrushes, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps and Kuumba International coil incense (which is apparently huge in Japan).