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The fashionable framemakers at A. Kinney Court will soon have some stiff specs competition in Venice. A trusted tipster tells us NYC-based optical brand Warby Parker is opening a boutique on Abbot Kinney, not far from where the first parked their too-cool school bus last winter, and we spotted this job listing from earlier this year that confirms the news.
Located at 1422 Abbot Kinney Blvd, the do-gooder sunnies retailer is setting up shop next door to Trim hair salon and right across the street from eyewear genius Garrett Leight's aforementioned space. After their showrooms at Hollywood's The Standard and DTLA's Alchemy Works, this will be Warby Parker's third City of Angels outpost. No word yet on the blogstar-backed Beck collaborators' opening date; stay tuned for more.
· Warby Parker [Official Site]
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· Cool Warby Parker Showroom Headed to DTLA's Alchemy Works [Racked]
· Warby Parker's First LA Store Now Serving Fashionable Four-Eyes [Racked]