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When Vanessa Seward revealed that her first stateside boutique would debut in our city, we proposed Melrose Place as a potential landing spot. Turns out we were right, and the globally-bred designer quietly opened her shop on the luxe West Hollywood stretch earlier this week.
The Buenos Aires-born, London-raised, and Paris-based talent previously worked at Chanel, Saint Laurent, and Loris Azzaro before launching her own line two years ago. She gave Angelenos a taste of her '70s-meets-cool Parisian aesthetic through her collabs with A.P.C.; her 1,000-square-foot shop is located just across the way from the brand and was designed by Laurent Deroo, a French architect who also dreamed up her collaborators's LA spaces.
Interior design highlights include marbled flooring, mineral accents, elm ceilings, and a massive modern skylight that spills natural light onto a center stone display. On the shelves, find Seward's full collection women's ready-to-wear, footwear, accessories, and custom jewelry, plus an exclusive "LA me voilà" tee to toast her West Coast arrival.
Vanessa Seward is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 7pm an Sunday from 12 to 6pm.