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Commune's Community Shop sells locally-made gift ideas, including L'Oeil du Vert scents and Clare Vivier bags

November 17, 2009 |  2:08 pm

Carmot Commune, the design firm behind the Ace Hotel and Swim Club in Palm Springs, opens its Community Shop this Saturday (Nov. 21) stocking wares made by American artisans, mostly all handmade. Commune also runs an online Community Shop.

The Community Shop is located inside Commune’s studio on Robertson (next door to the Christian Louboutin boutique).

Some of the goods offered are Clare Vivier’s bags, Free City apparel, L'Oeil du Vert scents, Atwater Pottery and Tanya Aguiniga’s jewelry plus Commune’s own houseware collaborations with Heath Ceramics, sculptor Alma Allen and others.

Community Shop plans to open a store at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs in January.

650 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 855-9080. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and7b487837f34a1288517aa88e187d6ada Sunday; 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday or by appointment.

-- Max Padilla

Photos: L'Oeil du Vert Carmot Fragrances; Community Shop logo. Credit: L'Oeil du Vert / Commune