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By Courtney Higgs
Updated Mar 04, 2016 @ 11:45 am
Credit: Courtesy BNKR

Chris Hemsworth has officially been dethroned as the hottest Australian export to hit the U.S. Chris, we still love you but…clothes! Aussie retailer BNKR (pronounced "bunker") is making its way to downtown Los Angeles soon, and this stateside outpost will be the first for this collective of cult-favorite Australian brands, including fashion-girl approved Keepsake, Finders Keepers, The Fifth Label, C/meo Collective and more.

Whether you’re shopping for a special occasion, looking to re-vamp your wardrobe with a few no-fuss night-out pieces, or simply want to step up your street-style game, this is a shopping destination you won’t want to miss. With many pieces under $200, it’s the perfect place to build a head-to-toe look without breaking the bank. (Case in point: Keepsake's Tessellate dress for $180, pictured left; and C/Meo Collective's First Thing dress on sale for $184, pictured second from right.)

The storefront itself—a 6,800-square-foot space in downtown L.A.’s historic Blackstone Building—is the perfect home for this Down Under powerhouse. Its prime location at the corner of Broadway and 9th Street puts it just steps away from other cool-kid labels like Acne, A.P.C. and fellow Aussie apothecary line, Aesop. It’s also just a short walk away from the ultra-hip Ace Hotel, setting up downtown L.A. as the city’s next bonafide shopper’s paradise.

901 S. Broadway; 213-290-9282;