Papyrus closed the other day in the Lafayette shopping center near Trader Joe’s, and next to possibly the longest store closing I have ever witnessed, (since 2017), Whippersnappers. The Broadway Plaza location in Walnut Creek remains open.
The eyeglass shop Warby Parker opened over the weekend in downtown Walnut Creek in the historic Dole House on Mt. Diablo Blvd. In addition to frames, they also offer contact lenses and plan to offer eye exams upstairs where you can book appointments for eye exams and contact lens fittings. Check out their Walnut Creek page here. “To celebrate the new year, Warby Parker created custom-illustrated 2020 paper glasses. During the last week of December (12/26 onwards), customers can stop in store to pick up a pair, no purchase (or prescription) required.”
The online store began with one of a kind bathing suits handmade by Mrs CEO K but it quickly expanded into women’s shapewear. With Kimmi being from Colombia, she felt it was an organic transition to share her “Secret to a Tiny Waist” with her customers.
Founded in 2007, TravisMathew draws its inspiration from all aspects of Southern California culture and lifestyle. Our focus on making premier men’s apparel for work and play has cemented our foothold in the sportswear world. Over the past several years, TravisMathew has been leading the way in quality and active-wear design.
I make premium chocolates, with great ingredients. I make chocolates that taste great. I love caramel, toffee and nut based chocolates. Those are my specialties. The chocolate I use is all fair trade, and much of it is organic. In fact, I try to use as may organic ingredients as I can. I use no preservatives or dyes.
Last month we learned that the fur retailer Maximilian would be opening in downtown Walnut Creek where Z Gallerie used to be and they are now open. According to a person working there this is not a pop up but a permanent location. For more information about Maximilian Furs check out their website here.