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If you, too, will gladly take a quickie shower in exchange for living in this sunny and (sadly) thirsty land, consider keeping that Cali pride alive at The Golden State's new boutique. As mentioned, the laid-back Venice shop relocated from one stylish stretch to another, and the new space soft-opened last week.
Founded by third-gen Californian Stephanie Stuart, the store is located on Lincoln Boulevard next to Superba Food + Bread. In addition to its own hand-poured, Cali-inspired candles, the boutique offers apparel by Sundry, Iron & Resin, and other LA labels; eco-friendly boots by DTLA's Pskaufman; luxe leather goods by Topanga Canyon's Heyoka; retro sunnies by Raen Optics; art by Deedee Cheriel; outdoor sculptures by artist Maurice Connelly; and much more.
The Golden State is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11am to 7pm; Sunday from 10am to 6pm; and closed Monday.