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It's been quite some time since we last heard from Tarina Tarantino, who's still hammering away on her much-hyped Sparkle Factory, that seven-story creative hub that was slated to open this year in DTLA. The hot pink-haired LA designer tells us that the space—which takes over the historic L.L. Burns Western Costume Company building on Broadway—is now scheduled to debut next summer.
Per the colorful accessories and cosmetics maven, the major renovation project has been pushed back another six months due to "all the construction next door to our building and lack of parking for our customers, combined with all the renovations we are doing to the building."
Tarantino's new flagship (originally located on Melrose Avenue) will move into the second floor, the third and fifth floors will be available for retail and office leasing, and the sixth and seventh floors will house her showroom and studio, respectively. The building is already home to edgy-cool label Oak NYC's first LA boutique, which is thankfully not shuttering.