Runyon is pleased to announce that it has secured new leases for five tenants on coveted Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Caudalie, Blue Bottle Coffee, and Aesop have joined fellow Runyon clients Velvet by Graham & Spencer and Fiorentini + Baker on the street. Runyon looks forward to bringing more amazing merchants to the neighborhood in 2014!
Aesop has opened its first Southern California boutique on Abbot Kinney. The 600 square foot shop features the Australian brand’s range of superlative products for the skin, hair, and body. Aesop is know for its striking, avant-garde store designs and collaborations with brands such as A.P.C. and famed lifestyle boutique Merci in Paris.
Blue Bottle Coffee will be opening its first Southern California boutique in Venice. Founded in 2008 by James Freeman, Blue Bottle is regarded as the pioneer of boutique coffee roasting and is considered by both industry experts and coffee loyalists to be roasting and serving some of the finest coffee in the world.
Blue Bottle’s Abbot Kinney space will be housed in a charming 650 square foot brick building and will be opening this Spring.
Runyon has secured French skincare company Caudalie its first West Coast location on Abbot Kinney in Venice. Balancing science and nature with a touch of luxury, Caudalie is always on the cutting edge of antioxidant technology.
The 1,000 square foot Abbot Kinney location will feature a beautiful outdoor garden and the brand’s renowned collection of moisturizers, serums, and fragrances.
Fiorentini + Baker
Italian Shoemaker Fiorentini + Baker has opened its first flagship store on the West Coast on Abbot Kinney. The 800 square foot space features the brand’s beautiful shoes and accessories made from supple leather, soft suede and original vintage fabrics. Effortlessly wearable and exceptionally durable, these hand-crafted men’s and women’s shoes are created by artisans in Italy using traditional techniques that ensure these unique shoes grow old gracefully.
Velvet by Graham + Spencer
Luxe Basics Favorite Velvet by Graham + Spencer has launched its second flagship on Abbot Kinney next to hip coffee shop Intelligentsia. The 1,250-square-foot shop unveiled the label’s fall collection for men and women in addition to their only-in-stores kid’s merchandise and an exclusive line of leather clutches and totes. The Venice boutique’s interior boasts an open and airy aesthetic with bright white walls and minimalist décor to highlight the brand’s sleek inventory.