Talk about a “Blast from the Past,” Kathy’s E Boutique in North Hollywood is reopening! Come for the fun and memorable experience of a NoHo pillar returning to the neighborhood.
A year ago, Kathy’s E Boutique closed their doors due to extensive building renovations. Kathy and Ernestine, co-owners of this unique vintage shop, had hoped they would return to their old space. But after a year being without a store, they couldn’t wait any longer. Fortunately, they have many NoHo friends that kept their eyes open for a new home for Kathy’s E Boutique. A storefront located at 11054 Magnolia, in the heart of the NoHo Arts District, became available and Kathy and Ernestine jumped for this opportunity to come back home. Kathy’s E Boutique is like a historic landmark, not the building but their business. They had been in North Hollywood for almost 22 years. They were and will be again the neighborhood “hang out” for an eclectic mix of young and old, poor and rich….Always having the latest gossip on the street and the best tidbits about vintage fashion.
Their new store is larger than their other store but it has the same ambiance and good vibes. They will be carrying fine vintage clothing from the 1900s up to present day. You will once again get to see the finest vintage clothing made by Lilly Ann, Don Loper, Belenciaga, Pucci, Madam Agnes and Gucci. They will be carrying clothing for both men and women which includes a variety of dresses, gowns, suits, hats, shoes, jewelry, gloves, coats and accessories.
I asked Kathy what was so special about their shop. “We take the time to make sure each customer feels special and at home in finding exactly what they need to wear for an audition or to a show or just everyday wear,” said Kathy. “We go out of our way to try to meet our customers’ needs. Also, we will carry some new clothing if it is unusual and can please some customers.”
I asked Ernestine and Kathy what changes they saw in the neighborhood since they were gone for a year. Ernestine said “There seems to be less of a criminal element in the neighborhood – The NoHo BID Ambassadors are doing a good job.” Kathy added that she was glad that there were less vacant stores in the district.
Let’s give them a big NoHo Welcome. Kathy’s E Boutique is a great example of the types of stores needed in the NoHo neighborhood.
To quote one of their loyal customers “True Vintage is what you call “True Blood.”
Kathy’s E Boutique
11054 Magnolia Blvd
Hours: Noon to 5pm Mon. thru Sat.