Nordstrom Men’s Store NYC Opens

Retailer Debuts First Manhattan Flagship

Nordstrom, Inc. opened the doors Thursday, April 12, to its very first flagship, full-line New York City location and first ever stand-alone men’s store at 235 West 57th Street. The three-level 47,000 square foot store offers a differentiated merchandise assortment across all categories, including popular and designer brands, along with a range of convenient services to serve customers on their terms.

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Nordstrom Incorporated logo. (PRNewsFoto)

The Nordstrom Men’s Store NYC features the company’s newest store design concepts, including an all-glass façade to bring in more natural light, unboxing the display windows, and connecting the shopping experience to the city. An open, flexible floor plan allows for an evolving curation of how products are displayed over time, depending on what New York customers respond to. The store environment will create a sense of discovery, allowing customers to navigate easily and find new brands they haven’t experienced before.

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Calvin Klein Boutique at Nordstrom Men’s Store NYC

Nordstrom has been a longtime believer in investing in artwork for its stores. New Yorkers will experience an extensive collection, featuring 39 works by both international and American artists, with a quarter being local. Suspended in the center of a three-story staircase, a floating, diaphanous tree sculpture entitled “Arctic Tree” by the Seattle-based artist John Grade is a nod to the retailer’s Seattle roots.

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Olivia Kim, Nordstrom vice president of creative projects has curated a special Comme des Garçons(CDG) shop that will feature one of the largest local selections of the fashion house’s coveted brands. Olivia commissioned artist Marc Hundley to design a space that invokes both the ethos of CDG and the streets of New York City. In a first for Nordstrom, the men’s flagship will also feature designer shops by Calvin Klein, Balenciaga, Valentino, and Dior. Each space is united by a chainmail motif, but are distinguished by personalized fixtures adhering to each brand. The shoe department houses a Christian Louboutin shop displaying a wide range of the shoemaker’s sporty and formal offerings. The Nike Men’s Project, a sportswear and shoe destination for style and fitness-obsessed customers, will offer the brand’s latest sneakers and apparel collections.

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Comme des Garcons shop at Nordstrom Men’s Store NYC

The store also features an array of customization and personalization experiences, including the Levi’s Tailor Shop, where customers can shop Levi’s Authorized Vintage, one of the largest vintage denim collections in existence, and also design custom embroidery on any item, heat press a shirt or get an express hem while they wait; Shinola will offer watch customization in addition to a selection of tech products; exclusive to the flagship, Samuelson Custom Suit Visualizer is an interactive digital made-to-measure suiting experience at an accessible price point; Eton Endless Aisle is a digital touchscreen offering an expanded assortment of dress shirts and ties; and cult-favorite Le Labo will create personalized fragrance labels in the grooming department. Continue reading

Canada Goose Launches First-Ever Pops Up Shop At 2016 Sundance Film Festival

Canada Goose, the world’s leading maker of Arctic luxury apparel and a Presenting Sponsor at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, today opens its first-ever pop-up shop, giving Festival attendees an opportunity to discover the season’s new styles and buy directly from the brand known as the (un)official jacket of film crews everywhere it’s cold. Located at 577 Main Street in Park City, Utah, the shop will be open during the 10-day Festival, from January 21-31.

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Canada Goose opens its first-ever pop-up shop at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. (PRNewsFoto/Canada Goose)

Founded in a small warehouse in Toronto, Canada over fifty-five years ago, Canada Goose has grown into the world’s leading maker of Arctic luxury apparel. Informed by the rugged demands of the Arctic, relentless innovation and uncompromised craftsmanship inspire the form and function of every collection. From the South Pole research facilities and the Canadian High Arctic, to the streets of New York City, London, Milan, Paris, and Tokyo, people are proud to wear Canada Goose products. Employing more than 1,000 people worldwide, Canada Goose is a recognized leader for its Made in Canada commitment, and a long-time partner of Polar Bears International. (Visit www.canadagoose.com for more information.)

As the must-have gear on film sets for over two decades – both off and on camera – the shop features a wide assortment of Canada Goose’s iconic styles, celebrity and film crew favorites, and the latest products from its Fall/Winter 2015 Collection for men, women, youth, kids and babies. Additional special merchandise available at the shop includes the Canada Goose x Pendleton® Accessories Collaboration which features a down-filled blanket and scarf, fur-lined hooded scarf and wool cap, as well as the Canada Goose PBI (Polar Bears International) Collection, where proceeds from the sale of every parka, jacket or accessory

Firmly rooted in a legacy of luxury, Pendleton’s legendary wool blends with the unparalleled warmth of Canada Goose. Fueled by a pioneering spirit that spans generations, this curated collaboration celebrates shared values of authenticity and a commitment to proudly keeping all manufacturing in the countries we call home. Each piece of this first-ever accessories collaboration features the signature Trail pattern in an exclusive red and blue colourway, inspired by the Canada Goose Arctic Disc. Continue reading