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If you're looking for unique holiday gifts or are simply a sucker for all things photography, Polaroid's new LA micro-stores might be your thing. Looking to stay relevant in the digital age, the 75-year-old instant image pioneer has just launched a 300-square-foot "Fotobar" pop-up at Westfield Culver City. The concept will hit Westfield Topanga and Westfield Santa Anita next month.
Meant to give shoppers a chance to "experience the instant gratification of printing their memories and bringing them to life to decorate their world," each Fotobar allows you to turn your smartphone or social media snaps into a classic Polaroid print for a retro feel. While that quickie service is just a buck, the station also allows you to create tons of photo gifts using custom frames, displays, and unique products crafted from a variety of materials including canvas, acrylic, metal, glass, and even bamboo.
Polaroid Fotobar at Westfield Culver City is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 11am to 7pm.
· Polaroid Fotobar [Official Site]
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