14 Chic Shots Of The New 'Tique You Must Hit ASAP — Plus Posh Partygoers!

Don't get it twisted — we've always been big fans of Beckley boutique — the curation is both quirky and classic, and you'll never spot something hanging from its racks that doesn't emanate "upscale." But, now that proprietress Melissa Akkaway's secured some less-isolated real estate (we're not exactly shopping with Jeff Lewis at the PDC or balling at Balenciaga just yet), the store has morphed from an every-now-and-then flyby to our retail rendition of Cheers!
To consecrate the new West Third Street digs, a party of epic proportions was in order, and the shop gals pulled out all the stops with eyebrow touch-ups and bold-lip applications by Kristie Streicher Beauty Bar, HIPPxRGB "Nude Nail Consultations" by Jenna Hipp, and mini-manis by celebrity nail stylist Stephanie Stone. While guests shopped (20% of proceeds were donated to American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief), sipped, and primped, you better believe we were there to capture all the action. Click through for our account of the opening-night festivities, and plan a trip there this weekend — Saturday-outing outfit inspiration included!
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Beckley Boutique, 8128 West Third Street (near Crescent Heights Boulevard); 310-652-3500.
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If you remember the store's former location on Melrose, its new home is just as chic but about three times more dangerous (triple the square footage!). The threat to your credit card is made even more menacing by the fact that the new neighbors are Kathryn Amberleigh and Satine!

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Revenge stunner Christa B. Allen and Beckley owner Melissa Akkaway share a luxe leather moment (both noir numbers conveniently pulled from the Beckley by Melissa collection).

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Equinox's Chelsea Hagler never fails to magnetize our street-style photographers! We appreciate all the gilt hardware sprinkled about her getup — total effortless glitz.

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BFFs Jessica Kantor of Vogue and your L.A. editor, Brenna Egan, killed many birds with one chic stone: the expected shopping and primping, of course, but finally catching up, too!

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We picked up a pair of these leggings that Sarah Uslan's rocking, and there's only two words to describe the badass second skins: new uniform.

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Interior designer Rebecca Jezek built out the beaut of a new space.

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We have total warm fuzzies for Christina Vagi's look.

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A glamour shot of the rectangular-shaped shop.

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Refinery29 intern Jessica Willison wouldn't miss this one!

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Wonder if Kelsie Hayes bought the fur she was ogling before we snapped her pic. We're thinking it's a good investment!

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We're all over Vivian Ho's belt buckle. Dope, right?

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We warned you that this place was trouble!

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Two dudes were counting their lucky stars to be surrounded by such stylish ladies all night!

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Claribelle VanHolland and Jillian Cainghug take home the trophy for winning wintry style.

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