8597 Sunset Blvd.

elizabeth arden 8597 sunset blvd 1940s

Elizabeth Arden 

Beauty pioneer Elizabeth Arden opened her second Los Angeles area salon at this location on January 14, 1936 (1). She kept women of the Sunset Strip and environs looking beautiful through 1956. In April 1958 Barker Brothers opened a design studio in the space (addressed as 8591).

elizabeth arden 8597 sunet Blvd. 1930s

A c. 1937 view of the Sunset Strip Elizabeth Arden salon before the awning was added. LAPL.

elizabeth arden 8597 sunet Blvd. 1930s

September 1946

elizabeth arden 8597 sunset blvd 1950s

Elizabeth Arden in the early 1950s.

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(1) The first was at 3933 Wilshire Blvd. It closed in the early 1940s.

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