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Spanx's First LA Store Shapes Up In Santa Monica This Week

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Two years after opening its first store in DC, Spanx's jiggle-busting body shapers are finally scoring a home of their own in LA. In addition to flying into LAX's Terminal 2 soon, the shapewear and hosiery brand's first City of Angels store opens at Santa Monica Place this Friday, just in time to keep the wayward bits of your skintight Halloween costume in check.

"Our Spanx fans in LA have been telling us for years that they want us there, and we listened," Spanx founder Sara Blakely tells us. "Southern California has some of the best shopping in the country from Rodeo Drive to the Third Street Promenade, so Santa Monica Place seemed like a natural step." Located on Level 1 in the Nordstrom wing, the 1,250-square-foot store will offer the brand's full collection of slimming underpinnings (like bras and panties for the ladies, and Manx for the gents), plus apparel, leggings, activewear, swimwear, and skinny jeans.

To toast its first-ever Cali store, Spanx is throwing a grand opening bash this Sunday, November 2nd. From 4 to 6pm, head to the shop to meet celeb stylist Jessica Paster, who'll be sharing her top fall styling tips. The first 100 people score a free Spanx product, and all shoppers enjoy gratis cocktails and a chance to win $50 gift cards throughout the event.

Want in? RSVP to chawkins@spanx.com.
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SPANX at Santa Monica Place

395 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401