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Kit and Ace has been dressing Downtowners at its pop-up shop since August, and now it's the Westside's turn to experience the brand's technical essentials. The Vancouver-based label's first permanent boutique arrived on Abbot Kinney over the weekend, and as seen in the gallery above, it's filled with fall-ready basics for women and men.
Located next door to Current/Elliott's soon-to-open shop, the shop features industrial-cool design touches—like copper fixtures and exposed brick walls—similar to its temporary Arts District space. On the racks, find a full fleet of apparel and accessories crafted from performance fabrics ($58 to $398), like expertly-tailored tanks and tees, figure-flattering washable cashmere dresses, crisp button-downs with innovative snap closures, drapey skirts with hidden pockets, athletic-inspired jackets, and so much more.
The community-minded brand tapped LA talents to deck out its 2,500-square-foot space; locally-made pieces include an impressive handblown glass chandelier by Neptune Glassworks, a white ashwood table by Stephen Kenn, minimalist wood and steel chairs by Adrian Mardyks, art by Allison Kunath, and a looping video featuring footage of vintage and new Venice by dad-and-son team Ollie Bell. That's not all: we're told the Venice shop will host regular supper clubs and other local haps.
Kit and Ace's shop at El Segundo's The Point is slated to debut December 3rd, while its Old Town Pasadena outpost is still pending a final opening date; stay tuned for more.
Kit and Ace is open daily from 11am to 7pm.