Westside handbag hoarders are in for a real treat next week. Following the success of her two-year-old Silver Lake location, beloved local accessories designer Clare Vivier is set to unveil her second LA-based Clare V. boutique next Tuesday, November 11th. The store will sit pretty at 1318A Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, right next door to chic pajamas shop Sleepy Jones, also new to the nabe.
Vivier recently revealed that because she's a Sleepy Jones superfan, there will be "a secret window between the two spaces for added kinship." Clare V. Santa Monica is designed by local architect Barbara Bestor (she was also the go-to for the designer's Silver Lake and New York stores) and charmed with art by Simone Shubuck (take a peek at her collage progress here.
As for merch highlights, expect the same colorful and classic accessories you'd find at Clare V.'s existing locations, including monogram-ready clutches and totes galore.
· Clare V. [Official Site]
· Colorful Bags Litter Clare Vivier's Airy Silver Lake Flagship [Racked]