A recap of the latest news making headlines…
Maison Kitsuné Opens New Boutique
French powerhouse Maison Kitsuné has a opened a new boutique on New York’s Lower East Side. The boutique marks their second store location in New York City and the U.S. Maison Kitsuné originally opened their first store, the New York flagship, on the ground floor of the NoMad Hotel on West 28th Street back in 2012. “The Lower East Side is the ideal neighborhood to unveil our second boutique,” says Loaëc. “There’s an independent vibe and a natural convergence of music and fashion here that perfectly reflects the spirit of Maison Kitsuné.” a spokesperson for Maison Kitsune said in a statement. The 700-sq-ft store is just inside New York’s historic Lower East Side at 5 Rivington Street offering men and womens clothing, and accessories. Maison Kitsuné Rivington New York, 5 Rivington Street New York, NY 10002, 212.979.2503 Hours: Mon – Sat 11am – 7pm, Sun 11am – 6pm
The Black Tux Heading to New York
Los Angeles based rental retailer The Black Tux is partnering with bridal boutique Stone Fox Bride to bring its Santa Monica showroom to New York City beginning Sunday, May 3rd. The showroom will run each Sunday during the month of May. Offering men’s tuxedo and suit rentals, the showroom will give customers the advantage with a custom style consultation, personal fitting and a chance to browse The Black Tux collection or place an order. Appointments can also be booked online (walk-ins are also welcome) The Black Tux Showroom at Stone Fox Bride 611 Broadway Suite 613B New York, NY 10012 Hours: Every Sunday 10am – 6pm.
ViPiNK Weekend Coming to L.A. Westfield Centers – 5/2
The second annual VIPiNK Weekend is coming to Los Angeles this weekend at nearby Westfield locations. Participating area malls include Culver City, Fashion Square in Sherman Oaks, Topanga in Canoga Park, Santa Anita in Arcadia and Westfield Century City’s SaturYAY event. Sponsored by Bright Pink, a national non-profit that supports breast and ovarian health in young women, all are invited to attend VIPiNk Weekend. Enjoy a weekend full of fashion, beauty, food, entertainment and prize raffles! Tickets for the event range from $10 and up and can be purchased here . For more information and store locations visit: www.westfield.com
Diane Beachwear Fashion Event – 4/30
Diane’s Beachwear will host an in-store shopping event Thursday, April 30th in Santa Monica.The event is open to the public and guests who attend will be invited to participate in a raffle giveaway, offers that include a gift with purchase, and refreshments sponsored by Caffeinated Club. Guests will also get a chance to meet the designer of B. Swim, Nikol Taylor.
BSWIM + Diane’s Beachwear Shopping Event
620 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Thursday, April 30th 4pm – 7pm
WEST L.A. Boutique is Getting A Makeover
WEST L.A. is gearing up for a re-launch. The famed L.A. based online boutique has set its sights on a eCommerce re-launch scheduled to debut in June 2015. The newly enhanced site will feature a new layout, an adapted design for mobile-optimized displays, and an option for a social media login. “At WEST L.A. we’ve always aimed for international recognition and with the new eCommerce site this will certainly aid in achieving this.” said Alia Korayem, Founder and CEO of WEST L.A. ” our new website reflects who we are and what we love, we want to offer our online customers the best shopping experience” The remodeled site will also include a new menswear section, lifestyle blog and a shoppable lookbook. For more information visit: www.westlaboutique.com.
Cinco De Mayo Celebration at Citadel Outlets -5/2, 5/3
Cinco De Mayo is just around the corner, and to celebrate the occasion Citadel Outlets will host a two day fiesta taking place this weekend. The event will celebrate Cinco De Mayo and the thriving Mexican community in Los Angeles. Guests will enjoy live performances, Street Tacos by Fresca’s Mexican Grill and more. The event is free and open to the public.
Citadel Outlets Cinco De Mayo Fiesta
100 Citadel Dr. Suite 480
Los Angeles, CA 90040
Saturday, May 2nd & Sunday, May 3rd; 11am – 5pm