My fashion brain broke when I had the opportunity to take in the grace and luxe of the what was recently deemed “Best Boutique in LA 2013” by LA Weekly.
FLANNEL is nestled in an unassuming storefront on the lovely Abbott Kinney Blvd in Venice, CA. I spent some time in the store for their Style Night and coinciding Menswear Launch, and was so thrilled with what I found.
The point of view is clear the moment you dive into the racks. Not only does every piece fit into your current closet immediately, but they are truly works of art in every aspect of design and construction. The fabrics are exquisite, the softest woven rabbit furs and leathers feel like heaven, and the fit does not disappoint.
Celebs and We should all be so lucky to have some Flannel in our closets, for it is the clothing of our innermost Queens… you too boys.
Now enjoy some highlights from past and current collections.
Here are a few cute shots from the party at the Venice location.
Alisa Torres -model Danny Pratt- Australian musician
Flannel Shop Girls Courtenay and Kristen
Toms designer Tracy Feith in Flannel Mens Leather Jacket
Ok, this collection looks good. We all want to get a piece and wear over and over till we satisfy our inner super cool French chick. But there is one thing on my mind ever since I first heard about the collaboration and it’s about time I’m gonna come out and be (probably) the first fashion blogger to shout “the emperor has no clothes!” – which is ironic because in this case the problem is clothes being present, and being present for a long time.
A lot of people are still freaking out about the new Isabel Marant pour H&M collection of which the first collection photos got released today (and which is absurdly expensive, even for a designer collab) but the first thing I thought was: haven’t I seen all of these clothes before? Like last season? And isn’t H&M (as well as other high street brands, especially Mango)…
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