- Sara Ehlers |
It seems that Adidas wasn't the only sneakers brand making a splash in downtown Los Angeles this past weekend. Kith recently just opened its store at Fred Segal debuting at 3,500 square feet.
The space retails various kicks and iconic brands as well as including the famed Air Jordan 6 sneaker. The store featured both retail including its in-house line and brands such as Fear of God, Stone Island, and Levi's. Kith also houses brands including Adidas, 424, Kenzo, Jordan, John Elliott, Yeezy, Helmut Lang, and more. For the space's launch, LeBron James also stopped by the opening for a panel talk to talk about the sneakers and his on-court shoes, according to HighSnobiety.com. He was joined on the panel talk by Ronnie Fieg, founder of Kith. The opening also coincided with the brand's launch for its Kith x Nike "Long Live the King" Chapter 2 collection. The collection also included a take on the LeBron 15, according to HighSnobiety.
Established originally in 2011, Kith currently has grown as a functional lifestyle brand for both women and men. The brand currently has five brick-and-mortar standalone locations with three in New York, one in Miami, and one in Los Angeles. Founded by Fieg, the footwear mogul has been able to take Kith and turn it into a 'go-to' spot for multi-branded footwear and apparel. The brand is also has two shops at Bergdorf Goodman and Hirshleifers.