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KIRA REDUX?: Kira Plastinina’s namesake teenage fashion business, which launched with fanfare in the U.S. last year and shut down seven months later, may be on the comeback trail. Two of the young Russian designer’s Los Angeles stores are to soon relaunch under the name K. Plastinina, executives involved in the deals said. One location is planned for Beverly Center mall and another on Robertson Boulevard. “Yes, they will reopen here,” said Jeff Brown, general manager of the Taubman Co.-owned Beverly Center. The owner of the Robertson Boulevard space, Bonnie Fuller, said the new company is named Pink Square. Neither Brown nor Fuller had dates for the openings. Representatives of the new firm could not be reached for comment. Kira Plastinina’s parent company, Los Angeles-based KP Fashion Co., filed for Chapter 7 liquidation more than six months ago. Kira Plastinina still operates about 70 stores in Russia,

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