Store openings: Jenette Bras, Vamp Shoes
Jenette Bras: Jenette Goldstein presides over this just-opened lingerie store, which specializes in larger cup sizes (the store slogan is "the alphabet starts at 'D' "). The shop carries a selection of size D to K brassieres, all made in the U.K. from brands Panache and Freya, including T-shirt styles, sports and strapless versions and push-ups, plus slips and other accessories. Prices from $55 to $80. The store also has a gentlemen's sitting area for husbands and boyfriends, who can amuse themselves with vintage magazines. An in-house martini bar opens in June.
4308 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 665-7490. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. www.jenettebras.com
Vamp Shoes: The casual, trendy shoe store relocates from a Silver Lake strip mall to an airy space in Los Feliz. New styles include Rachel Comey's 1970s-style clog sandal ($345), Kork-Ease gold-leather wedges ($145) and Jeffrey Campbell's "Aztec" thong sandal ($80).
1951 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 662-1150. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 11 to 6 p.m. Sunday. vampshoes.blogspot.com
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