The busy West Melrose Avenue retail stretch that has lately seen openings of latest Glossier and Hoka boutiques now has a brand new place to take 5 and soak within the scene.
The Marcell von Berlin Espresso Lounge options Los Angeles-to-Berlin designer Marcell Pustul’s homegrown brew; lavender lattes, ginger sizzling sweets and different drinks with elective CBD and wholesome mushroom enhancements; pastries, mild bites and out of doors seating for 45.
“I need individuals to have the ability to actually expertise the model,” stated the designer, including that the café inside and outside of his retailer opens at 8 a.m., and he’s already had a buyer purchase a purse along with her breakfast.
A local of Poland who studied at Parsons Faculty of Design in New York, Pustul launched his model in Germany in 2012. He opened his first retailer in Berlin earlier than launching a U.S. flagship in L.A. in 2019. Since then, numerous celebrities have worn his print and denim streetwear appears to be like and M-logo sneakers and baggage, priced from $110 to $1,500, together with Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Lopez and Ella Mae. He additionally had a retail pop-up at Showfields in New York in 2020.
Just lately Pustul additionally discovered success in tonal tailoring, after designing a variety of colourful pantsuits for his fall 2021 assortment, styled by Nicola Formichetti and offered through brief movie at New York Vogue Week digital website.
He confirmed extra fits for spring 2022. “Individuals have began recognizing the model from the tailoring,” the designer stated, explaining that he’s engaged on extra of it for his upcoming fall 2022 assortment to be offered digitally subsequent month.
He’s additionally planning to open one other retailer in 2022, both in Miami, or in Texas, the place 90 p.c of his on-line enterprise has been generated within the final yr.