Sale Rack: Now at A.P.C., flower power blossoms
Kate Moss featured the London department store's fabric in her Topshop collection (at topshop.com), and Nike did a limited-edition women's Dunk that sold out quickly in March at its Hollywood pop-up shop.
The A.P.C.-Liberty collaboration is ready for summer in Los Angeles, with crochet ($280) or spaghetti-strap dresses and comfy tunics (both $220). The accessories are sweet, with prices that aren't sky-high -- $70 pouches (remember those?), $200 duffels and totes for $220.
Jean Touitou, founder of the Paris-based A.P.C., label, says he first saw Liberty's fabrics in the late 1960s and acknowledges that the "beautiful" prints are a departure for A.P.C.'s denim-rooted basics. But, he adds, "I'm not sure there's such a thing called A.P.C. aesthetic; if there was, life would be boring."
619 N. Croft Ave., West Hollywood. (323) 297-0414. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. www.apc.fr
-- Max Padilla
Photo: The A.P.C. dress, with crochet detail, is $280. Credit: A.P.C.