Before Topshop and ASOS starlets and major fashion bloggers swore by Kitson. The Los Angeles based store chain that was once loved by celebs like Paris and Nicky Hilton, Kim Kardashian, Victoria Beckham, Nicole Richie, Lindsey Lohan, Britney Spears and more announced early this week they are closing all operations.
According to reports in both WWD and the Los Angeles Times, the company revealed on Thursday that it would be closing all 17 of its stores in California, Oregon and Nevada. Its online shop, ShopKitson.com, will also be shuttering, and the site is already blank aside from a banner promoting a “Big Ass In-Store Sale!” with 30-50 percent off at all of its locations (hurry before all the good stuff is gone).
The company, which opened its first location on Robertson Boulevard in 2000, quickly gained notoriety for its popularity with on-the-town starlets — but it’s also been the subject of financial troubles in recent years causing them to file bankruptcy.
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