J.Jill Launches Inclusive Capsule Collection in Collaboration With Designer Christian Siriano

The nationally recognized women’s apparel brand has partnered with designer Christian Siriano on a series of capsule collections focused on age and size diversity

J.Jill, Inc. announced the brand’s first ever design collaboration with CFDA designer Christian Siriano on a series of capsule collections, the first launched on September 12 in stores and on JJill.com. A vocal advocate for body and age inclusivity in fashion, Siriano’s first capsule collection includes an array of elevated style essentials and extra-special pieces that are perfect for fall. Sharing J.Jill’s philosophy that style is for every size and shape, each piece in the collection is available in a wide range of sizing, including XS–4XL or 0–28 as well as Petite and Tall categories.

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Christian Siriano is one of today’s most influential fashion designers and a celebrity red-carpet favorite,” said Linda Heasley, President and CEO of J.Jill. “Christian is known for his design inclusivity and, like J.Jill, believes that style is for everyone. He’s a natural collaborator for us.”

The September capsule drop includes a white shirt collection featuring the classic staple in various iterations available in-store and on JJill.com. Launching exclusively on JJill.com, the rest of the September collection includes dresses with elevated design elements such as flared sleeves, waist-conscious silhouettes, draping detail, as well as a chic, nature-inspired print. Other key pieces in the collection include a teal tie-waist puffer jacket, a faux-suede skirt and a shawl lapelled blazer with zipper detailing that can be taken from day to night.

Christian Siriano with Candice Huffine, Maye Musk and Marquita Pring wearing the first Christian Siriano for J.Jill Collection. (Photo: Business Wire)

J.Jill is a brand that designs for all women, and that’s been a part of my ethos as a designer since the very beginning,” said Siriano. “I think fashion is something we all should have a piece of. It’s celebrating people and this idea of beauty. And what’s beautiful? For me, it’s all different types of women—shapes, sizes and ages.”

A key element of the brand’s values and a focus of Christian Siriano’s first collection is the J.Jill Compassion Fund Tee. Designed with a simple, yet powerful message: Kindness is strength, 100% of the net proceeds from the sale of the tee shirt will benefit the J.Jill Compassion Fund. Since its inception, the J.Jill Compassion Fund has given more than $17 million in grants and in-kind donations to community-based organizations across the country that support and empower women to move forward faster and establish a better life for themselves, their children and their families.

Available November 6, the Christian Siriano for J.Jill Holiday Collection features model ambassadors Candice Huffine, Maye Musk and Marquita Pring, who were selected for their commitment to women’s empowerment as well as body and age positivity, which is core to the mission of the J.Jill brand. The holiday collection includes beautiful winter-inspired design elements and glamourous touches to make dressing for a special occasion feel easy, yet memorable. The multimedia holiday campaign will live on JJill.com, in the brand’s holiday catalog, in stores, as well as on social media platforms.

Pottery Barn Kids And Pottery Barn Teen Collaboration With Rachel Zoe Now Available

Collections Now Available at PotteryBarnKids.com and PotteryBarnTeen.com and select stores

Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen, members of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, is celebrating the launch of exclusive collaborations with renowned fashion designer and entrepreneur, Rachel Zoe. The Rachel Zoe x Pottery Barn Kids and Rachel Zoe x Pottery Barn Teen collections draw inspiration from her signature style of timeless glamour and her life as a fashion entrepreneur and mother.

The collaboration includes nursery, playroom and bedroom collections designed in a serene blush and ivory color palette with metallic accents and feature a variety of textiles including cozy faux fur, animal prints and sequins for pops of glamour.

Rachel Zoe believes ‘glamour is in the details’ and together we have created luxe collections that bring those details and her iconic style into the home space while still being functional and meeting the needs of children and teens,” said Jennifer Kellor, President of Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen.

Rachel Zoe x Pottery Barn Kids bedroom

From the soft and whimsical cascading Rachel Zoe Trailing Butterfly Crib Fit and Rachel Zoe Velvet Stitch Quilt with hand-stitched gold detail, to the matte black Rachel Zoe Race Car Ride On and Rachel Zoe ‘Play All Day’ Neon Sign, the Rachel Zoe x Pottery Barn Kids collaboration offers a range of playful yet chic designs to elevate any child’s nursery, bedroom and playroom space. The collection also boasts an assortment of giftable pieces such as the luxe faux fur Rachel Zoe Leopard Baby Blanket, and the black and white Rachel Zoe Giraffe Nursery Rocker. The Rachel Zoe Doll, a replica of the designer, is styled in one of Zoe’s favorite red carpet looks complete with accessories.

Rachel Zoe x Pottery Barn Teen bedroom

The Pottery Barn Teen collection takes inspiration from Rachel Zoe’s fashion line and glamorous signature style. The gold Rachel Zoe Chain Fringe Table Lamp and Rachel Zoe Chain Fringe Chandelier, and the Rachel Zoe Glitter Leopard Sheet Set and Rachel Zoe Metallic Sunburst Quilt with embroidered stitching are the epitome of luxe decor. Highlighting her love of accessories and sunglasses, the collection also includes an assortment of jewelry organizers like the Rachel Zoe Jewelry Floor Tower, Rachel Zoe Sunglass Holder, Rachel Zoe Beaded Pouches and Rachel Zoe Beaded Jewelry Boxes that celebrate her passion for vintage design while capturing some of her own trademark phrases such as “Shut it Down” and “Hey Gorg”.

“I have been a longtime fan of Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen,” said Zoe. “What an honor to collaborate on this iconic brand that has been a part of my life for many years. These collections are the perfect representation of effortless glamour which exemplifies my approach to both styling women as well as the home. I wanted everything to feel incredibly luxurious but still warm, inviting and dream-like. I was so excited to create these beautiful pieces that children and teens can bring to life every day.”

The new Rachel Zoe x Pottery Barn Kids and Rachel Zoe x Pottery Barn Teen collections are now available online at www.PotteryBarnKids.com, www.PotteryBarnTeen.com and in select Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen stores. To learn more about the line, visit www.potterybarnkids.com/rachelzoe and www.potterybarnteen.com/rachelzoe.

Celebrate Personal Expression In Macy’s New Fall 2019 Campaign, ‘For Every You’

Check out Macy’s Presents The Edit online to get inspired for fall with fashion trends and advice from Macy’s Fashion Office

Shop Newness In Store With thredUP, Mango Woman, the Watch Drop, Sam Edelman and more

Each fall, we get the opportunity to effect a fresh start and a chance to reintroduce the world to our most remarkable selves. Macy’s incredible assortment of fashion, accessories, home and beauty is full of perfect pieces to make shoppers feel confident, while cooling temperatures offer new ways to layer trends in a way that feels totally personal.

Looking to spark your personal style inspiration? Check out Macy’s Presents The Edit, a digital destination for all the latest style advice, curated by the experts at Macy’s Fashion Office. For some fresh fall fashion, check out new additions to Macy’s including thredUP, Mango Woman, the Watch Drop, Sam Edelman, Beatles product, and more.

The start of autumn truly sparks a renewed sense of creativity as it relates to getting dressed,” said Durand Guion, vice president, Macy’s Fashion Office. “We’ve curated the season’s top trends including animal print power and plaid mixing, highlighting the must-have patterns of the season, in addition to a color spotlight on green and all of its rich and deep variations. Our take on beauty this season celebrates a bold and beautiful look. This fall, we’ll offer more style options than ever to help her express a remarkable sense of individual style.

Macy’s incredible fall assortment of fashion, accessories, home and beauty is full of perfect pieces to make shoppers feel remarkable. INC International Concepts clothing and accessories, $79.50-$109.50 (Photo: Business Wire)

For Every You

Macy’s fall campaign, “For Every You,” features the power of fashion as self-expression and follows women on the journey to the ideal look to the soundtrack of Lizzo’s “Like a Girl.” Women choose an outfit for more than outward appearance, as a look can also express who they want to become while wearing it. Macy’s vast fashion selection gives women freedom to express all parts of themselves and bring their inner dreams and aspirations into the world. Produced by Macy’s in collaboration with BBDO New York, the 30-second spot began airing across television and digital September 8, along with robust supportive content rolling out across digital and social.

Social Media

On Instagram, Macy’s is launching Besties, a first-to-market collaboration with Instagram and Bustle Digital Group, featuring the time-honored tradition of shopping with your best friend. No one can offer fashion advice quite like your BFF, so follow along with three real-life sets of friends as they shop Macy’s fall fashion collection and explore the season’s featured trends with fully shoppable content. Want to show off your own style? Post a selfie of your own Macy’s fall fashion look on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook and hashtag #macyslove for a chance to be featured on @macys Instagram or macys.com.

Fall Fashion

This autumn, shoppers can seek out remarkable style and engage with key trends in a personal way. For women, greenery is the central hue for fall. Deep shades of kelly and olive reference the natural world and tones can be mixed and matched effortlessly. Varied textures add interest and dimension, like a snake and crocodile I.N.C. International Concepts pump. For a little more boldness, walk on the wild side with animal prints of every variety. From natural leopard on faux fur coats to neon hues of snake on Bar III dresses, pattern is king of the jungle this season. Try a new twist on plaid with bold color mixes and prints of all sizes, like a tweed Julia Jordan dress or a Vince Camuto plaid top and skirt with just the right hint of neon.

Midi lengths are key in skirts and dresses, like those from Tommy Hilfiger, especially when paired with oversized sweaters. Add some drama to a casual look with a voluminous sleeve or make the ultimate style statement with a Lauren Ralph Lauren head-to-toe plaid suit. Animal prints make marks on everything from handbags to Calvin Klein intimates, while statement earrings approach the trend with tortoiseshell prints. Western accents adorn shoes, hats and saddle bags with buckles, fringe and whipstitch details. Chunky sole sneakers, like those from DKNY, keep any look feeling fresh and new arrivals shoes from Sam Edelman offer something for every style.

Macy’s incredible fall assortment of fashion, accessories, home and beauty is full of perfect pieces to make shoppers feel remarkable. Club Room clothing, $30-$135 (Photo: Business Wire)

In menswear, gray matters this fall. From sleek tailored suiting in windowpane patterns by Tommy Hilfiger to streetwear sets by Ellesse, the head-to-toe monochromatic look is sure to turn heads. For a standout moment, try a silver metallic moto trucker jacket from Michael Kors or an abstract printed trench from Alfani. The modern utility trend also offers new twists on menswear favorites. A military jacket from Levi’s is an effortlessly cool take on the trend, while a head-to-toe wine-colored camo suit from I.N.C. International Concepts is the ultimate statement.

Fall Beauty

Embrace your fearless self this fall and don’t be afraid to play with color! Bold and bright eyes are the hottest beauty trend this season. Pack on the pigment with Anastasia Beverly Hills x Jackie Aina Palette or clean beauty brand PÜR’s Barbie Endless Possibilities Pressed Pigments Palette. Use the same shade on the lower lash line to amp up the wow factor! On days where you want to up the ante but don’t have the time, try the season’s hottest lip trend, the flame lip. It’s great to wear on its own and make a chic bold statement. Channel your inner French girl with Dior Rouge Dior Lipstick in 080 Red Smile or Chanel Rouge Allure Liquid Powder in 954 Radical. This modern twist on the classic red lip brings orange hues out to play.

Macy’s incredible fall assortment of fashion, accessories, home and beauty is full of perfect pieces to make shoppers feel remarkable. Skincare by concern, $18-$229 (Photo: Business Wire)

The transition into the colder months also brings on new skincare needs and regimens. Macy’s has made the task of finding what works best for all skin types easy by offering skincare solutions by concern. Whether it’s dryness, dullness, anti-aging, oily skin, dark circles or acne, find the right products to target and remedy issues and help you put your best face forward. Go to a local store or visit our online Beauty Hub to get pro tips and curated product recommendations that’ll keep you confident and radiant in your skin this fall.

Fall Home and Entertaining

Macy’s incredible fall assortment of fashion, accessories, home and beauty is full of perfect pieces to make shoppers feel remarkable. Martha Stewart Collection quilt, $200 (Photo: Business Wire)

Live La Dolce Vita this fall with pieces designed with the simplicity and craftsmanship of the Italian lifestyle in mind. Tuscan tile-inspired decals and olive branch embossing bring depth to plate settings, quilts and serveware. Terracotta hues, rich blues and vibrant yellows breathe life and authenticity into home decor. Martha Stewart Collection serveware and textiles bring the richness and comfort of the Old World countryside right to your home. Inspired by family-style culture, highlight your hosting skills with an olivewood Lazy Susan or marble wine and cheese pieces from Thirstystone. Set out a cheese board, equipped with a built-in slicer for easy self-serving, or keep guests’ wine at temperature all evening with a sleek marbled wine chiller. Achieve the peak Italian lifestyle by recreating the perfect espresso with coffee and espresso machines from Brim and Nespresso. Made for countertop convenience, these modern appliances will transport you to a café in Milan.

New In-Store and on macys.com

Lots of newness is in store this autumn, beginning with the recent launch of Mango Woman in select Macy’s stores and on macys.com. The chic assortment from the Spain-based label includes womenswear and accessories, with inspiration reflecting the essence of Mediterranean style with a contemporary twist.

Macy’s has also partnered with thredUP, the world’s largest fashion resale marketplace, on a pilot program to create a secondhand shopping experience in select Macy’s stores. Millions of consumers use thredUP to sell clothes they no longer wear and buy vetted secondhand apparel; now Macy’s will add a selection of those high quality secondhand products to 40 stores, allowing customers to discover the thrill of the thrift with great deals on the new-to-you brands and constant new arrivals.

Exciting launches are also hitting the menswear floor in select stores and on macys.com, like a created for Macy’s capsule of Beatles apparel. These tees and fleeces celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary “Abbey Road” album.

Macy’s will also be commemorating another Hollywood icon with the exclusive Barbour International Steve McQueen Collection. McQueen was one of the British brand’s most famous fans since wearing their designs in the 1964 ISDT (International Six Days Trial) in East Germany, and the collection pays homage to his classic Americana style.

Macy’s Watch Drop program is returning this fall, with 25 exclusive, limited-edition men’s, women’s and unisex watches. These special timepieces will drop online at macys.com/watchdrop in three waves on September 10, September 24 and October 15.

Discover School of Style

School is back in session at STORY at Macy’s, the always changing “store to explore” inside 36 Macy’s locations nationwide. This semester, expressing personal style is the top major during STORY’s third experiential concept – School of Style STORY. Opening September 12 and running through October 24, the STORY at Macy’s campus is the place to discover and master your own unique flair. The course catalogue features options like adding timeless basics to your wardrobe in Trend Equations 101 to Studio Art 4U, where a blank canvas can be transformed into a masterpiece. The fall class can also hit the stacks of the Style Library to learn how to enhance their home and life on the go. With a host of electives focused on styling sessions and customization workshops, the School of Style class of 2019 will be prepped to conquer the fall fashion scene and graduate with honors.

Wrangler® Unveils New Global Advertising Campaign, ‘WEAR WITH ABANDON™,’ Capturing the Cowboy Spirit

Campaign Marks the Brand’s First-Ever 360 Global Campaign; Will First Air on U.S. Broadcast Stations

Wrangler®, a global icon in jeanswear and casual apparel, today announced the launch of its new global advertising campaign, ‘WEAR WITH ABANDON™.’ The campaign captures the adventurous optimism of the cowboy spirit, exemplifying the opportunities that arise when people take risks and choose to live with courage. The campaign launched with TV spots on U.S. broadcast and cable stations on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Image Credit: WEAR WITH ABANDON™ features a series of videos and still images with an inclusive range of cast members, from the iconic cowboy to bold women and adventurous young adults. (Photo: Business Wire)

The introduction of our first-ever global advertising campaign is a significant milestone for our Wrangler brand,” said Tom Waldron, global brand president at Wrangler. “The WEAR WITH ABANDON™ campaign demonstrates the emotional reasons that rock stars, riders, and everyday heroes around the world have identified with this iconic brand for more than 70 years, and marks the innovative rebirth of the cowboy spirit coming to life. Today’s announcement is the beginning of an exciting new platform that will help us reach millions of consumers around the world.”

Image Credit: WEAR WITH ABANDON™ captures the raw, honest emotions and experiences of the “moment before” that can define a lifetime – the second when an individual decides to jump in, or head home. (Photo: Business Wire)

The WEAR WITH ABANDON™ campaign will be featured in U.S. print, digital, radio and broadcast channels and will be introduced in other regions of the world in the coming months. The campaign features a series of videos and still images with an inclusive range of cast members, from the iconic cowboy to bold women and adventurous young adults. Shot by American filmmaker and screenwriter Michael Lawrence, it captures the raw, honest emotions and experiences of the “moment before” that can define a lifetime – the second when an individual decides to jump in, or head home.

We’re excited to build on our rich heritage of authenticity as we launch our new global advertising platform,” said Jenni Broyles, Wrangler Vice President, General Manager North America. “As we adapt the campaign to local and regional markets around the world, we are also accelerating our focus on creating engaging, innovative experiences coupled with best-in-class apparel products for our consumers.

The WEAR WITH ABANDON™ campaign was developed with Mother New York, Wrangler’s global agency of record. The campaign can be viewed here. Wrangler® is available in retail stores worldwide, including brand flagship stores in Denver and Dallas, department stores, mass-market retailers, specialty shops, western outfitters, and at Wrangler.com.

Wrangler® Brings Iconic Designs to Fred Segal Sunset With Capsule Collection

Immersive Wrangler Pop-Up Experience At Fred Segal La Will Explore Archival Pieces From 1919, The 60s, 70s And 80s.

Wrangler®, a global icon in jeanswear and casual apparel, took over the pop up at Fred Segal Sunset (California) to present a modern day, immersive interpretation of four of the brand’s pivotal points in history. The six-week long Wrangler Pop Up Experience at iconic, experiential retailer Fred Segal’s flagship location, located at 8500 Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, opened to the public on Sept. 7.

The limited-edition Wrangler collection for men and women celebrates the legacy that defines the brand today, pulling straight from the brand’s archives and taking cue from distinctive eras that testify to its cultural influence as a whole. Further tapping into the brand’s heritage, many of the products were handmade at the Wrangler Service Supply Center incorporating denim from Cone Mills, which is headquartered in its hometown of Greensboro, N.C.

This archive-inspired capsule, “Bluebell 1919,” celebrates the foundation of the Wrangler brand – from the laborers who wore its first coveralls to the talented tradespeople who made them. (Photo: Business Wire)

Wrangler and Fred Segal have both held significant roles in the history of fashion for decades,” said Tom Waldron, global brand president at Wrangler. “As Wrangler evolves in front of a global audience, we embrace the opportunity to bring new experiences to consumers that allow us to stay true to our heritage, but show an unexpected and fresh twist.

Every design in this collection, “War & Peace,” captures a monumental moment in time – one longing for change. Bold, rebellious pieces are complemented by fun and carefree tiedye for a juxtaposition of two attitudes. (Photo: Business Wire)

The featured era will rotate every few weeks, highlighting one-of-a-kind pieces inspired by each decade’s attitude. The three additional eras, along with foundational product in vintage-inspired denim washes and T-shirts, will also be featured in the space throughout the duration of the pop-up.

  • 1919: Wrangler can trace its roots back to the emerging textile mills of Greensboro, where the Blue Bell Overall Company was born. This archive-inspired capsule, “Bluebell 1919,” celebrates the foundation of the Wrangler brand – from the laborers who wore its first coveralls to the talented tradespeople who made them. Authentic Blue Bell patches can be seen on workwear-inspired jackets and coveralls that have been updated as stylish wardrobe essentials.
  • 1960s: As one of the most culturally complex periods in recent past, the Sixties were simultaneously unpredictable and pervaded by infectious optimism. It was during this decade that Wrangler became the definitive brand of youth culture, with garments worn by revolutionaries, riders, and rock stars alike. Every design in this collection, “War & Peace,” captures a monumental moment in time – one longing for change. Bold, rebellious pieces are complemented by fun and carefree tiedye for a juxtaposition of two attitudes.
  • 1970s: Empowered by the appeal of protest and the promise of progress, the Seventies was a decade defined by bold experimentation. This psychedelic age introduced a new cultural landscape, which frequently blurred the lines between art, fashion, and music. Flirty flares, hypnotic patterns, and colorful prints from this capsule, “Psychedelic,” highlight the exhilarating sound and style of the extraordinary disco era.
  • 1980s: With an attitude impacted by the pulse of pop culture, the Eighties ushered in an era where style reigned supreme. Wrangler answered the call of this legendary decade in denim with front-row seats at top racetracks, leading the racing craze with booty shorts, graphic tees, and the Wrangler Jeans Machine. The “Racing” collection pays tribute to Wrangler’s ties to racing and the fashions of this time in history.

Fred Segal opened its doors in 1961, debuting fashion denim as a lifestyle concept that instantly secured the brand as an integral part of the Los Angeles scene and celebrity culture. A unique retailer that offers an effortless, lifestyle experience inspired by the free-spirited style of Los Angeles, Fred Segal has discovered and launched some of the most beloved fashion and lifestyle brands throughout the decades.

Fred Segal is a place of invention and reinvention, for the best brands in the world,” said John Frierson, president of Fred Segal. “We love the references to Wrangler’s incredible heritage story in this experiential pop up, but we’re also excited to launch these exclusive new products that are highly relevant right now.”

Today, Fred Segal, which is owned by Global Icons, offers a curated and refreshing selection of new brands together with food and pop culture experiences. In addition to its flagship location on Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood, CA, the brand has expanded to Los Angeles International Airport’s International Terminal, Malibu Village and has opened stores in Europe & Asia including Taipei, Zurich, Basel, Bern and Lausanne. FredSegal.com and on Instagram @FredSegal.

To complete the pop up experience, guests can grab a selfie next to a custom Wrangler Indian Bobber Scout and pose in front of the large Wrangler logo that changes with each decade.

The Wrangler capsule collection apparel will be available in-store exclusively at Fred Segal Sunset for a limited time, with select pieces available online. An exclusive launch party will be held Sept. 19 for influencers and media to experience the first featured era – the 70s.

Lands’ End and Rowing Blazers Announces New Limited-Edition Capsule Collection

Lands’ End has teamed up with the youthful, neo-prep brand Rowing Blazers on a limited-edition capsule collection launching this fall. Inspired by Lands’ End’s rich history, and Rowing Blazers’ irreverent, fashion-forward take on classic American style, the unisex capsule, Lands’ End x Rowing Blazers Collection, will feature rugby shirts in 100% cotton and a weekend bag in Lands’ End’s trademark Seagoing Duffle construction. The limited-edition rugby shirts are made in the USA.

(PRNewsfoto/Lands’ End, Inc.)

Lands’ End is no stranger to the rugby shirt, creating and designing the official jerseys for the USA Eagles in the late 1980s. They passed the field test and have been a beloved part of the brand’s offering ever since. Rowing Blazers is the official blazer supplier to the USA men’s and women’s rugby teams.

Lands’ End and Rowing Blazers Announces New Limited-Edition Capsule Collection

Rowing Blazers, largely credited with bringing the rugby shirt back to the forefront of menswear today, is a youthful, irreverent clothing brand dedicated to the classics. Known for its casual jackets, rugby shirts, and dad hats, Rowing Blazers has garnered industry praise for its thoughtful, inclusive, and slightly subversive take on traditional American style; and for its simultaneous dedication to authenticity, employing vintage construction techniques in many of its pieces, and outfitting many of the world’s top rowing and rugby clubs.

We have seen the Rowing Blazers brand emerge over the last couple of years and love how they blend streetwear with classic prep,” said Chieh Tsai, Chief Product Officer at Lands’ End. “We felt a lot of synergy between the brands and wanted to highlight a product that was part of the original Lands’ End assortment back in the 80s. We put a modern spin on the classic rugby and updated it with Rowing Blazers flair. We are excited to bring to life this colorful collaboration between two all-American brands.”

This limited-edition collection debuted on September 5th, with a new limited-edition rugby shirt ($95.00 US each for shirt and bag.) being released every month through November.

Rowing Blazers and Lands’ End might seem at first blush to be at opposite ends of the spectrum,” said Rowing Blazers founder and former U.S. team rower Jack Carlson. “Rowing Blazers is a small, young, New York-based fashion, borderline streetwear, brand. Lands’ End is a legendary all-American brand based in Dodgeville, Wisconsin. But there’s actually a lot of very meaningful shared DNA. Lands’ End began as a sailing and yacht supply company; Rowing Blazers began as a supplier and outfitter for rowing clubs. There’s a shared passion of the stories behind products; a real love for color, simplicity, and meaning. Perhaps most importantly, the rugby shirt has become a key category for both brands. I think Lands’ End should be credited in no small part with introducing the rugby shirt as a staple of the American wardrobe; taking it from a niche or novelty item and making it a true staple.”

This limited-edition collection debuted on September 5th, with a new limited-edition rugby shirt being released every month through November. The collection will be available for purchase at www.landsend.com, www.rowingblazers.com, and at the Rowing Blazers Clubhouse in New York. For more information about Lands’ End x Rowing Blazers Collection, visit www.landsend.com/rowingblazers.

Nordstrom Local Expands into New York City

Neighborhood Service Hub Opens Its Door On Upper East Side Today; West Village To Open Sept. 27th

Perhaps no one understands the luxury of speed and convenience more than New Yorkers. Therefore to help better serve its customers, Nordstrom will continue its expansion in New York City by adding two more service hubs. Nordstrom Local Upper East Side (1273 3rd Avenue between 73rd and 74th Street) opening today and Nordstrom Local West Village (13 7th Avenue between 11th and 12th Street), which will open on Sept. 27th.

Nordstrom Incorporated logo. (PRNewsFoto)

Nordstrom Local is a convenient service hub located in neighborhoods where Nordstrom customers live and work. With the opening of two more Nordstrom Local service hubs in the New York City market the company will have a total of six area locations that will enable it to better serve customers. All six locations, including the newest Flagship opening Oct. 24, will provide quick and easy returns, alterations, and more. In addition to the Nordstrom Locals in New York City, there are three other locations in California: Melrose, Brentwood and Downtown Los Angeles.

These neighborhood service hubs offer customers the opportunity to access more Nordstrom product and services in a location convenient to them, combining the scale of its national capabilities with its salespeople, product and physical locations to help reimagine the shopping experience for customers.

Nordstrom Local is about giving customers more access to brands and styles they love, to try on or take home in a fast and convenient way. We hope to make shopping easy by being closer to where our customers live and work,” said Jamie Nordstrom, president, Nordstrom stores. “Whether it is our Nordstrom Local locations on the Upper East Side and in the West Village, our new Flagship opening in October, or our Nordstrom Rack locations across the city, we want to bring the added convenience of services such as online order pick-up, fast and easy returns, alterations, styling and more as close to customers as possible.”

Nordstrom Local Services offered at Upper East Side and West Village locations

Customers at Nordstrom Local Upper East Side and West Village can access services like online order pick-up, fast and easy returns, and alterations. Additional services include:

  • Styling offerings including consultations, appointments and other services
  • Shoe, handbag and small leather goods repair
  • Elevated gift wrapping with Paper Source, including a self-wrapping station

We’ve learned a lot from our customers since opening our first Nordstrom Local on Melrose in Los Angeles in Fall of 2017,” said Shea Jensen, senior vice president of customer experience. “Customers who visit a Nordstrom Local spend 2.5 times more and account for 30 percent of online order pick-up in Los Angeles. We’re excited to introduce Nordstrom Local to our customers in New York City as we serve them in our two newest locations.

In addition, the approximately 1,800 square foot family-friendly Upper East Side location offers regularly scheduled stroller cleanings through Tot Squad, and the 2,200 square foot West Village location will offer a rotating selection of products from Pop-In by Olivia Kim. Both hubs will serve as a community meeting location for networking and family driven events.

As part of Nordstrom’s commitment to giving back to local communities, the two new Nordstrom Local locations have partnered with Housing Works to be a drop-off donation destination for gently-used fashion.