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Lower East Side denizens just lost a shopping destination. Bowery Boogie reports that Blessed Peacemakers—a recent addition to our Indie 38—has just closed on Ludlow Street.
The boutique, which replaced Dolce Vita in 2012, has been shrouded in scaffolding and netting from nearby construction sites since it opened, the blog noted, which doesn't exactly lure in customers.
The boutique, owned by Yumi Kim founder Kim Phan, carried airy dresses, blouses, and skirts from her own line and several of her favorite designers from Los Angeles and Australia, as well as accessories and shoes from Dolce Vita—so the brand didn't totally leave that location, until now.
Dedicated shoppers to what Phan has referred to as the "bohemian sister" store can still shop at the West Village location, at Seventh Avenue South and Waverly Place.
· Blessed Peacemakers Boutique on Ludlow Is Out of Business [Bowery Boogie]
· New York City's 38 Best Independent Boutiques, Spring 2014 [Racked NY]