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Wittmore's Second Modern Menswear Mecca Arrives in Downtown's Arts District

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Everything's coming together for The Yards at DTLA's One Santa Fe, starting with cool men's shop Wittmore. The modern menswear retailer's second outpost soft-opened today, making it the first door to open at the Arts District retail/resto development.

"We've been searching for the right spot for Wittmore in DTLA for nearly two years," reveals store founder Paul Witt. "We spend so much time in the Arts District, because it's home to many friends and local businesses that we have relationships with. We are proud to be a part of the [area's] expanding cultural fabric."

Landing at 1,100 square feet, the sunny space features a monochromatic palette, natural wood accents, and floor-to-ceiling glass windows. On the shelves, clothing from cult-favorite brands like Mollusk, Officine General, Universal Works, Levi's Vintage Clothing, and more; accessories by Studio Arhoj and Maxx & Unicorn; grooming products from Ursa Major and Prospector Co.; home goods by Three Potato Four; and much more.

Plus, the store will dedicate a portion of its space to pop-in shops and gallery installations. Wittmore's first temp tenant will be Levi's, which will debut special-edition 501CT denim sourced the US alongside an exclusive photography exhibit starting next Tuesday.

The exhibition will showcase never-before-seen images by fashion-faved photogs Chloe Aftel, Jeremy Brooks, Justin Fantl, Kava Gorna, Balarama Heller, street style shutterbug Tommy Ton, and Christian Weber.