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Cult favorite fashion brand Opening Ceremony is closing

Sounds more like a closing ceremony to us. Clothing brand and retailer Opening Ceremony will shut down all of its multi-brand stores in NYC, Los Angeles and Japan by the end of 2020. Since opening its first brick-and-mortar location in 2002, Opening Ceremony has become a staple store of lower Manhattan with a cult following. Founders Carol Lim and Humberto Leon took to Instagram Tuesday to break the news. “It’s incredibly emotional for us to announce today that we will be closing our Opening Ceremony retail locations sometime in 2020,” Lim and Leon wrote. “We’ve made a decision to focus on growing Opening Ceremony collection and brand…Our brand takes the beautiful spirit of experimentation, fun and collaboration embodied ...