L.A. Boutique Kitson Closing All 17 Stores

Screen Shot 2015-12-11 at 2.43.26 PMOne of L.A.’s most well-known boutique chains — a relic of the “glory days” of reality TV —  is no longer peddling pricey blouses, pants, and accessories to the semi-famous, with Kitson shutting down all 17 of its stores, and its online business.

The company, which made a name for itself as a retail hot-spot, catering to celebrities like Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton in the early aughts, announced Thursday that it would shut all of its doors after 15 years of business, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Stores in Nevada, California, and Oregon will shutter, while the company’s online business will also call it quits.

A going-out-of-business sale at both the physical stores and online kicked off on Thursday and will be handled by liquidators Gordon Brothers Group and Hilco Merchant Resources.

This isn’t the first time the boutique brand has encountered financial issues, the L.A. Times reports that in 2013, the company had to obtain a $15 million line of credit to stay afloat.

Kitson, boutique for young starlets, is closing all 17 stores [Los Angeles Times]

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