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Come West, H&M, Come West!
Last week, Swedish fashion retailer, Hennes & Mauritz, opened yet another H&M store in New York at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue. The H&M chain is admired for offering stylish yet affordable clothes. It's sort of like a European Old Navy.
The Lexington addition makes this, what, the 500th H&M store in Manhattan?
Some LA fashionistas wish Hennes & Mauritz would open a Los Angeles store already. Women's Wear Daily reported on 10/22/04 that the chain has 74 units in the U.S. and has been focused on opening stores in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions, Chicago and California. Currently, Manhattan has 16 stores and H&M plans to open two dozen more, while Chicago has four locations. H&M is preparing its West Coast debut with a unit in San Francisco, slated for fall 2005.
At this rate, only bicoastal Angelenos like the Olsen twins (and they hardly need to shop discount chains) will be able to sample Karl Lagerfeld’s new collection for the chain, slated to be distributed at select H&M stores beginning next month.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.