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Avid shoppers of Atwater Village's earthy-cool clothing and gift boutique Individual Medley may have had an "Oh sh*t" moment if they popped past the shop last week and and noticed it closed during normal business hours. Well, not to worry. You'll still have a go-to spot for grabbing Fine All Lines greeting cards, leather bound journals, and organic cotton undies (among other things we obsess over getting here) because the store was just under going a bit of renovation, and now we've seen a preview of the stunning new space.
The most noticeable of the updates is the addition of a yurt-like installation around the cash wrap, which was designed by local artist Jay Nelson. The space is also markedly brighter and airier after owners Monica Navarro and Justin Boyes had the walls, ceiling, and even concrete floor whited-out. And while it's already looking chicer than ever, there are still more changes to come. Designer Stephen Kenn is building some custom furniture for the space, and soon fitting rooms will be added as well.
Now that the bulk of the construction is over, the shop is back to it's regular hours, so head in to stock up on hip goods and check out the new facelift.