Gordon Brothers Group and Hilco Merchant Resources have begun store closing sales for Los Angeles-based Kitson at all 17 locations throughout California, Oregon and Nevada. Sales are offering discounts of up to 50% on all apparel and novelty merchandise. Store fixtures, furniture and equipment will also be available for sale.

Opened in 2000, Kitson launched many local designers and brands, nurturing them to great success and also supported local manufacturing and charitable events. Kitson stores became magnets for celebrities and consumers seeking the latest must have apparel and accessory items, often offered exclusively at Kitson, along with apothecary, books, gifts and novelty items.

James Wong, Kitson’s chief restructuring officer, commented that the company is in discussions with interested parties to attempt to effectuate a transaction that preserves the iconic brand that loyal consumers have come to love and respect.

A spokesperson for the joint venture said, “In the midst of the holiday season, the Kitson store closing sales present a rare opportunity for its shoppers to take advantage of extraordinary price reductions on this premier apparel and merchandise. We encourage all to shop early for the best selection.”