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If you loved Opening Ceremony's Aesop shop-in-shop last year, get excited. We hear that the cult-favorite Australian apothecary line is grooming a standalone boutique on Venice's bustling Abbot Kinney street, and it's set to open this summer.
Founded in Melbourne in 1987, Aesop is known for its plant-based range of cleansers, shampoos, moisturizers and oils, which are presented in minimalist, "medicinal chic" packaging. Bestsellers include the above Moroccan Neroli Post-Shave Lotion and Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Serum. (We're also partial to the Jet Set Kit, which is great for gifts.)
Yo! Venice! adds that Aesop already has "five signature stores in New York City, one in Boston and one in San Francisco," so it's about time that they show LA some love. We poked around Craigslist and found that the company is currently hiring for the new location, seeking both full-time store management and part-time retail staff. Stay tuned for opening deets.
· Shop Aesop in LA [Racked]
· Aesop to Open on Abbot Kinney This Summer [Yo! Venice!]