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Back in 2007, Greg Chait launched The Elder Statesman with a series of made-to-order blankets. Since then, the LA-based designer has went on to receive a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in 2012, scored an investment from Chrome Hearts, and made fans out of stars like Zoe Saldana and Emily Ratajkowski. After a few years of impatiently waiting, Angelenos can now shop The Elder Statesman in the flesh via the luxury lifestyle label's first-ever retail store, which opened in the West Hollywood Design District this past weekend.
Offering a generous range of apparel for men and women, as well as sunglasses, children's items, and home goods, the gallery-inspired, 1,600-square-foot boutique's hero product is Chait's signature cashmere knit and woven items, here just in time for LA's wannabe fall weather. (Hey, nights are getting pretty chilly, no?)
The Elder Statesman is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 7pm and Sunday from 12 to 5pm..
· The Elder Statesman [Official Site]
· Toasting Six Decades of West Hollywood Design District [Racked]