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We've been counting the days until L'Eclaireur's first stateside outpost arrives, and it looks like the wait is almost over. Originally expected to debut last year, the avant-garde Parisian retailer's doors are finally opening on North Robertson in West Hollywood "late June" (which means this week or next!), as our pal Booth Moore casually mentions in her recent T magazine piece.
L'Eclaireur shares even more details about its forthcoming LA boutique on its website, noting that the 6,460-square-foot space "is mainly dedicated to design and will host art galleries and artists for temporary exclusive exhibitions. True to the DNA of LECLAIREUR, it will also present fashion pieces, created in limited editions." Translation: expect to shop envelope-pushing designer labels like Maison Margiela, Faith Connexion, and Ann Demeulemeester in a high-end interior design-driven setting.
That's not all: the French retailer also reveals that the store — which took over celebrity florist David Jones's former digs — "will be a lot more as it will welcome gathering, openings and extraordinary dinners, around an open high tech kitchen, built as the center of the top floor." So we're getting an invite to those fancy soirées, right?
Further confirmation can be seen in WeHo Design District's latest Instagram snap below, which shows a promising window to L'Eclaireur's three-story boutique.
We've reached out to L'Eclaireur for more details; stay tuned.