From Swedish retailer Acne Studios' spacey flagship to pink-tressed designer Tarina Tarantino's massive Sparkle Factory to Urban Outfitters' rad Rialto Theatre hipster haven, Downtown seriously has a way of inspiring brands both near and far to think big. Just like Big Apple transplants OAK NYC, lifestyle label Kinfolk Studios (no relation to the hippie dippie mag of a similar title) is also making their City of Angels debut at the intersection of all things cool, 9th and Broadway.
As Downtown News reports, the menswear/bespoke bicycle/cocktail bar hybrid brand is currently building out their 10,000-square-foot space—their biggest one yet—in the basement of the historic Eastern Columbia Building, where Acne has already settled in quite nicely upstairs. Per the brand's website, their LA hub will "provide a space for creative-oriented social experiences," and Kinfolk communications director Felipe Delerme tells the local pub that in addition to boasting a full boutique and bar, the space will also host performances, movie screenings, art exhibits and more. As if DTLA couldn't get any hotter.