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Today Ku De Ta opens a second location, adding to the small but vibrant mix of locally-owned retailers at Chestnut Hill outdoor shopping development The Street. Owners Nicole Cronin and Heather O'Connell tapped Duffy Design Group to reinterpret signature details of the original South Boston store—tufted walls, pink hues, and chrome accents—for the brand new 800 square foot space, wedged between Jonathan Adler and Skoah. Design features include blush fabric ceiling draping, velvet wall cushioning, screen printed runway imagery on the dressing room curtains, herringbone tiled floors, and abstract floral light fixtures.
A mix of 70 designers expands upon the roster in South Boston, with an elevated selection of Mother Denim, 525 America, Finder's Keepers, and Charlie Jade complementing wallet-friendly pieces from Pink Martini, Dittos Denim, and Gentle Fawn. Accessories, a strong suit for Ku De Ta, are anchored by recycled metal jewelry from Kris Nations, embroidered clutches from Shiraleah, and vegan leather styles from Deux Lux. Finally, shoppers can scoop up New England-based brands including Samantha Faye and Kendra Phillip jewelry, d'andrea bags, and flirty dresses from Venni Caprice and Lily and Migs.
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