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Lincoln Boulevard is doing quite well for itself these days. In addition to nabbing master milliner Nick Fouquet, the rising stretch is also the new home of menswear boutique and former Abbot Kinney resident Prize of Venice, which has redubbed itself Venice Heights.
"The new name 'Venice Heights' was inspired by all the small communities within Venice proper, [like] the canals and walkstreets," says store co-owner Paulina Castelli. "With all the flagship stores popping up and our local shoppers leaving the street, I felt it was time for the move from Abbot Kinney to the next cool street in Venice."
Holding court inside a former Chinese restaurant-turned-art-gallery, the self-described "art and mini mega store" offers the same modern men's merch as its old digs, like skate-inspired gents garb by Wolf & Man, luxe basics by Matiere, apparel by Krammer & Stoudt, caps by Ampal Creative, and more. The shop's also hosting a photo exhibit of pro lensman Dennis Morris's snaps of the legendary Sex Pistols; expect more art shows to come.