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In April, we revealed that essential denim brand Joe's Jeans was calling it quits on Melrose Place. The LA label quietly shuttered its LA flagship about a month ago, and we're told there's no word yet on when or where the shop is relocating.
California Apparel News reports that the brand has been in "financial trouble" ever since it bought Hudson Jeans, and that it's considering an acquisition by an East Coast-based private equity firm. (Yikes?) Founded by Joe Dahan, the brand opened on the high-end stretch in 2012 and currently has shops at Santa Monica Place, South Coast Plaza, Fashion Valley in San Diego, Westfield Valley Fair in Santa Clara, and Union Square in San Francisco, plus four SoCal outlet stores.
Stay tuned for more.