Iconic New York designer channels L.A.'s charmed mid-century department store era to dress his much-hyped Melrose Avenue compound.. In Short The red carpet launch of this international sensation's shop beckoned everyone from Nicole Richie to Marilyn Manson and since then, Angelenos of all stripes have been flocking. A logo-stamped billboard marks the ivy-covered building and the interior evokes an ethereal quality with its gold-and-ivory tones. Those sought-after shoes are displayed gingerly next to single racks of delicate, flowing fabrics and feminine cuts. Glass shelves display the label's ever-popular handbags.