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West Third Street is Losing Two Locally-Faved Boutiques

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West Third Street's retail therapy itinerary will soon have a few vacancies to fill. After six years on the celebrity-frequented shopping stretch, beach bohemian designer Lotta Stensson is packing up her flagship boutique.

The star-faved designer—known for her flowy silk kaftans and fest-ready dresses—is pretty up front with the reason why: the shop's windows are plastered with "Lost Our Lease" flyers noting that "#greedylandlordssuck." Merch is currently marked down to 50% off, and staff tell us there'll be more discounts until the store closes Sunday, August 30th. We're told Stensson is hoping to reopen elsewhere next spring if she doesn't find a new space before summer ends.

A few doors over, contemporary boutique Jane—which specializes in Cali-cool basics under $100—is slated to close tomorrow. A store employee reveals that the shop won't be relocating, but its locations in Santa Monica and Tarzana will stay put.


Lotta Stensson

8372 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA