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After invading Venice and DTLA, more pals from Down Under have landed in LA. Australian retailer General Pants Co. debuts The Local 132, its first-ever Stateside boutique on high-end streetwear haunt La Brea today.
Seen as a cooler, edgier answer to Urban Outfitters (but with an Oz accent), GPC's 4,000-square-foot shop is proof that Angelenos and Aussies really do make good mates: expect edgy denim, luxe basics, skate-inspired menswear, '90s-inspired womenswear, statement sunnies, and more Cali and Sydney staples. The space stocks a cult-cool brands already beloved by LA, like Ksubi, One Teaspoon, Barney Cools, and Zanerobe alongside exclusive labels like Alice in the Eve, Insight, Arvust, and more.
The Local's located next door to New Zealand-bred The Fabric Store (here's a handy primer on their cool accents, lest there be any confusion); swing by Monday through Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 11am to 6pm.