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LA's menswear row has landed another smart suiting haven. Barbershop and bespoke suit boutique Shayq has opened just off La Brea Avenue on 4th Street, where it offers a dapper man cave-meets-grooming experience to LA gents.
The 700-square-foot space houses Fade, an in-house grooming and barbershop, and a swanky men's fitting and styling studio. Build-your-own suit options range from $800 for the Fused package (a heat-based adhesive is used to construct suits) to $1200 for the Full Canvas package ("the pinnacle of tailoring construction" for a set that will "mold to your body over time"). Fitting seshes are about an hour, and completed kits are ready in three weeks.
As far as decor, the hangout-ready lounge features exposed brick walls, sleek velvet furniture, and low lighting for a masculine-meets-luxury feel. "Our clients are given the opportunity to come in and design a suit from scratch to their exact specifications, and then we make it to their exact measurements, and then we offer that at a price point similar to what one would pay at a retailer like Hugo Boss," the studio tells us. "And we have a few tricks up our sleeve with respect to our store that leave our clients in awe, but you'll have to come see if for yourself."
Into it? Learn more about the studio's services and book your appointment here.
Shayq is open daily from 9am to 9pm by appointment only.