UGG Opens Pop-Up Shops in Boston & New York Areas

Temporary Retail Locations in Major Metros highlights the Growing Demand for UGG in the lead up to its holiday season.

The UGG® brand, a division of Deckers Brands, today announced the opening of two pop-up stores featuring Infinite UGG®, a seamless online integration that grants access to an “endless aisle” of merchandise not found in store, in Boston and Elizabeth, New Jersey, across the river from New York City. Just in time for back-to-school and holiday shopping seasons; both locations will offer 500-550 SKUs featuring an array of UGG® products including: footwear, loungewear, handbags and accessories.

Boston and the New York City metro represent two important regions for UGG so we feel the

UGG Australia Logo (PRNewsFoto/UGG Australia)

UGG Australia Logo (PRNewsFoto/UGG Australia)

addition of these pop-up locations will make the brand more accessible to consumers as they seek out their favorite back-to-school and holiday shopping items,” said Vice President of North America retail for Deckers Brands, Gerard Marceda.When consumers are fully immersed in the comfort and luxury of UGG they immediately feel the warmth, comfort and unparalleled craftsmanship and high-quality materials that go in to creating this legacy brand.

Founded in 1978 in California, the UGG® brand has built a reputation on luxury and comfort by using only the finest materials in the world, employing the highest standards of craftsmanship, and delivering new and innovative styles. The brand is recognized as a premium lifestyle brand with more than $1 billion in annual sales, offering men’s, women’s and kid’s footwear as well as loungewear, outerwear, home products, cold weather accessories and handbags. The brand’s concept and outlet stores offer the ultimate brand experience with 137 locations worldwide, including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing.


The Faneuil Hall Pop-Up, open now, carries a selection of must-have merchandise and is located in the heart of Boston at Faneuil Hall (4 South Market Building, Space 2045, Boston, MA). The location offers 1,764 square feet of retail space and is nearby permanent UGG® brand locations on Newbury Street in Boston and the UGG® Outlet at the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets.

The Jersey Gardens Pop-Up Outlet store is located at 651 Kapkowski Road, Suite 2442, Elizabeth, New Jersey, just outside of New York City. The store, which opens to the public on September 3rd, has 1,429 square feet of selling space and is the perfect companion to the four UGG® brand concept shops located in Manhattan.

The pop-up stores will be open through early 2016. More details on the pop-up stores and other UGG® locations, including store hours, can be found at: http://www.uggaustralia.com/storelocator.

Rachael Ray Joins Anne Burrell In First-Ever Culinary Boot Camp For Kitchen-Challenged Stars In Celebrity Edition Of Worst Cooks In America

Food Masters Transform All-Star Kitchen Disasters into Skilled Cooks in Six-Episode Special Series Premiering Wednesday, September 23rd at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network

Worst Cooks in America returns with a starry twist this fall, as Rachael Ray joins Anne Burrell in the kitchen to transform seven celebrity cooking disasters into culinary VIPs. Burrell and Ray each will lead a team of personalities who have many talents on-screen, but little savvy in the kitchen – and these food masters are determined to whip the celebs into culinary shape. The all-star recruits are: Dean Cain, Ellen Cleghorne, Jenni “Jwoww” Farley, Chris Soules, Jaleel White, Kendra Wilkinson and Barry Williams. The contestant who makes the most impressive food transformation wins a $50,000 grand prize for charity, as well as bragging rights for their team leader. The celebrity edition of Worst Cooks in America premieres Wednesday, September 23rd at 9pm ET/PT on the Food Network.

Hosts Rachael Ray, and Chef Anne Burrell during Food Network’s Worst Cooks In America Celebrity Edition, Season 7. (Image courtesy of Food Network)

Hosts Rachael Ray, and Chef Anne Burrell during Food Network’s Worst Cooks In America Celebrity Edition, Season 7. (Image courtesy of Food Network)

With Anne and Rachael as team leaders to a roster of cooking-challenged celebrities, Worst Cooks boot camp is high energy and hilarious,” said Bob Tuschman, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Food Network.The kitchen is bursting with big personalities and comical culinary mishaps – but along the way some of these celebs actually develop impressive cooking chops.”

Contestant Barry Williams, in the kitchen during Food Network’s Worst Cooks In America Celebrity Edition, Season 7.

Contestant Barry Williams, in the kitchen during Food Network’s Worst Cooks In America Celebrity Edition, Season 7.

In the season premiere, Rachael joins Anne for the first time in boot camp and they are introduced to their recruits – celebrities who can’t cook. They have a limited amount of time to turn these seven pampered personalities into kitchen stars, so they assess everyone’s skill level at the first-ever Worst Cooks potluck and find themselves tasting some very interesting dishes. After Anne and Rachael pick teams, one celebrity does not make the cut and is sent back to Tinseltown. Upcoming episodes feature suspenseful blindfold dish tastings, a rousing game of Family Food and small-dish tapas-style entertaining. The season culminates in a finale on Wednesday, October 28(th) at9pm ET/PT where the most improved recruit is awarded $50,000 for charity and bragging rights for their mentor.
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MARC FISHER LTD Launches #MAKEYOURMARC with Fall 2015/Winter 2016 Campaign Featuring Karlie Kloss

#MAKEYOURMARC In Shoes That Make Change: Platform Supports Kloss’s Kode With Karlie Scholarship Fund 

MARC FISHER LTD announces the #MAKEYOURMARC platform celebrating women nationwide who are making an impact with the goal is to inspire, encourage, recognize and help fund activities of real life role models who do extraordinary work. Founder Marc Fisher has launched this platform in tandem with the brand’s first collection, celebrating Fall 2016/Winter 2016 campaign star Karlie Kloss (my favorite model ever!) for the ‘marc’ she is making on the world by encouraging young women to learn to code through her initiative, Kode With Karlie(You can view the official #MAKEYOURMARC campaign video here.)

MARC FISHER LTD’s FW15 #MAKEYOURMARC Campaign Featuring Karlie Kloss (wearing the Nettie Boot) in support of the Kode With Karlie Scholarship Fund.

MARC FISHER LTD’s Fall 2015/Winter 2016 #MAKEYOURMARC Campaign Featuring Karlie Kloss (wearing the Netty (Long) Boot) in support of the Kode With Karlie Scholarship Fund.

Founder Marc Fisher and Marc Fisher LTD, with the #MAKEYOURMARC campaign, will celebrate Kode With Karlie in a yearlong program with proceeds from select styles supporting scholarships to encourage young women to explore computer programming. Karlie Kloss has hand selected 3 styles, the Netty (Long) Boot, Tammy Pump, and Yale (Short) Boot from the MARC FISHER LTD fall collection and for every purchase of those styles, $20 will be donated to Kode With Karlie. Additionally for every photo or post on Instagram or Twitter with the designated hashtag, #MAKEYOURMARC, $1 will be donated.

MARC FISHER LTD’s Fall 2015/Winter 2016  #MAKEYOURMARC Campaign Featuring Karlie Kloss (wearing the Yale Boot, above)n support of the Kode With Karlie Scholarship Fund.

MARC FISHER LTD’s Fall 2015/Winter 2016 #MAKEYOURMARC Campaign Featuring Karlie Kloss (wearing the Yale Short Boot, above) in support of the Kode With Karlie Scholarship Fund.

Karlie Kloss has selected 3 styles and for every purchase of these styles (including the Yale Boot, above), MARC FISHER LTD will donate $20 to Kode With Karlie, dedicated to inspiring & supporting young women to get excited about coding. When you use the hashtag #MAKEYOURMARC on Instagram and Twitter you are also helping to raise money for Kode With Karlie. Share stories and photos of inspirational women making their 'marc.' For every post $1 will be donated.

Karlie Kloss has selected 3 styles and for every purchase of these styles (including the Yale Boot, above), MARC FISHER LTD will donate $20 to Kode With Karlie, dedicated to inspiring & supporting young women to get excited about coding. When you use the hashtag #MAKEYOURMARC on Instagram and Twitter you are also helping to raise money for Kode With Karlie. Share stories and photos of inspirational women making their ‘marc.’ For every post $1 will be donated.

Karlie Kloss‘s curiosity and interest in the tech world led her to take her first coding class at the Flatiron School in 2014. She was hooked and later participated in Code.org‘s “Hour of Code” during Computer Science Education Week to encourage young girls and boys to learn coding. In 2015, Karlie established Kode With Karlie, in partnership with the Flatiron School, to encourage young women across the U.S. to learn how to code. Kode With Karlie has provided 21 scholarships for young women from across the country to attend the Flatiron School’s two week pre-college academy course in the summer of 2015.

In 2013, girls made up 18.5 percent of A.P. computer science test-takers nationwide, a slight decrease from the year before. In three states, no girls took the test at all. An abysmal 0.4 percent of girls entering college intend to major in computer science. And in 2013, women made up 14 percent of all computer science graduates — down from 36 percent in 1984. The imbalance persists in the tech industry. In may of 2014, Google released data howing that women account for just 17 percent of its tech employees. The problem is not only getting girls to computer class, but keeping them there. (Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/opinion/sunday/how-to-get-girls-into-coding.html?_r=0)
The funds provided by #MAKEYOURMARC will allow Kloss to expand the Kode With Karlie initiative, creating programs for high school students and additional scholarships through the Flatiron School with the contribution supporting education around coding. (She herself starts her freshman year at New York University this September.) 

MARC FISHER LTD’s Fall 2015/Winter 2016  #MAKEYOURMARC Campaign Featuring Karlie Kloss (wearing the Tammy Pump) in support of the Kode With Karlie Scholarship Fund.

MARC FISHER LTD’s Fall 2015/Winter 2016 #MAKEYOURMARC Campaign Featuring Karlie Kloss (wearing the Tammy Pump) in support of the Kode With Karlie Scholarship Fund.

Karlie Kloss has selected 3 styles and for every purchase of these styles (including the Tammy Pump, above), MARC FISHER LTD will donate $20 to Kode With Karlie dedicated to inspiring & supporting young women to get excited about coding. When you use the hashtag #MAKEYOURMARC on Instagram and Twitter you are also helping to raise money for Kode With Karlie, dedicated to inspiring & supporting young women to get excited about coding. Share stories and photos of inspirational women making their 'marc.' For every post $1 will be donated.

Karlie Kloss has selected 3 styles and for every purchase of these styles (including the Tammy Pump, above), MARC FISHER LTD will donate $20 to Kode With Karlie dedicated to inspiring & supporting young women to get excited about coding. When you use the hashtag #MAKEYOURMARC on Instagram and Twitter you are also helping to raise money for Kode With Karlie. Share stories and photos of inspirational women making their ‘marc.’ For every post $1 will be donated.

I feel fortunate that modeling has given me a platform that I can use to make my ‘marc’,” says Karlie. “I want to use this platform to ignite the same excitement I have for coding in other young women. That’s why I started Kode With Karlie.

Karlie Kloss is not just a super model – she’s a role model – and now she have partnered with her to be the face of the LTD Fall Collection and ambassador for the #MAKEYOURMARC program.

Karlie Kloss is not just a super model – she’s a role model (and a super nice person to boot!)– and now she have partnered with Marc Fisher Footwear to be the face of the MARC FISHER LTD Fall Collection and ambassador for the #MAKEYOURMARC program.

The #MAKEYOURMARC platform will also recognize and bring financial support to real life role models who are making a difference in their communities. Women can nominate themselves or someone who inspires them through makeyourmarc.marcfisherfootwear.com/nominate. Fisher is looking to celebrate and bring financial contribution to women who are making their ‘marc’ across community, education, arts, human rights, health, technology, philanthropy and volunteerism. Nominees will be selected throughout the year to receive grants to back their efforts and MARC FISHER LTD will share their stories on the brand’s website and social channels to raise awareness for their inspiring work.
#MAKEYOURMARC allows me to align my passion with a greater purpose,” says founder and CEO Marc Fisher about the campaign. “It will celebrate and bring financial contribution to incredible women who do extraordinary work. These women are the voices and faces of my brand and the women I have always been inspired by. Karlie is clearly someone making her ‘marc’ while inspiring others to do the same. She embodies the ideals that the #MAKEYOURMARC program wants to recognize and support.”

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