Why Departamento Is The Coolest Menswear Store In Los Angeles

by MR Magazine Staff

The new store (now open) oscillates between raw natural wood and industrial piping to David Lynchian mirrored disorientation and plush/kitsch ‘50s Americana. (Check out the fitting room, which only needs Isabella Rossellini crooning away to be in full Blue Velvet mode.) Designed by Andrew Dryden, one half of the team behind the Los Angeles menswear store Departamento who studied architecture before he turned to fashion buying, most recently for the London store Selfridges, Departamento conspires (and succeeds) at being considered in its detail and instinctive in its casualness. Read more at Vogue.