We’re saying farewell to 2016, a year when clothing stores were suddenly teeming with off-the-shoulder tops; when restaurant menus filled with dishes featuring ghost pepper and other sriracha successors; and when gaming geeks went mad for the old-school-style Nintendo NES consoles that reminded them of their childhoods.
Sarah Jessica Parker will be among the retail tenants at a new luxury retail center. The actress-cum-designer will open her first freestanding store on Dec. 8, at MGM National Harbor, a new resort and upscale retail center just outside of Washington, D.C. The store, called SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker, will feature the brand’s collection of shoes, handbags, accessories, and its new LBD (little black dress line) line. (The SJP brand launched in 2014 in upscale department stores.)
Saks Fifth Avenue’s new store in New York City is unlike any other the retailer has opened to date. Located at Brookfield Place in lower Manhattan, the 86,000-sq.-ft. store is decidedly smaller than most Saks’ locations. It feels more like a boutique than a department store, with some traditional departments, such as handbags eliminated. (Handbags and certain other products are grouped by brand as opposed to category.) It also boasts such new services as a “power lunch” offering.
J.Crew Group, Inc. announces that Nordstrom will sell an edited assortment of the J.Crew collection at select Nordstrom full-line stores and at Nordstrom.com beginning September 12th. The assortment will include women's apparel, accessories and petites (online only).
They say good things come to those who wait. This expression resonates with fashion retailer, Three Bird Nest, at Dublin, California's Persimmon Place. With only two spaces remaining at Persimmon Place, Three Bird Nest was a great fit for the stylish Dublin community and blended seamlessly into the merchant lineup.