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If you're ever too distracted by Anthropologie's buckets of crystal doorknobs and the ruffle-covered mannequins closest to the door to notice much else, turns out you're not the only one. In an attempt to hone customers in on its various products, Anthropologie will be opening three brand new store concepts.
Surprisingly, Manhattan is only set to get one: a standalone shop for Leifsdottir, the Finnish label specializing in chic, feminine separates. The second concept, an all-accessories boutique, is set to open later this month to serve the lucky ducks of Chevy Chase, MD. With vintage handbags and jewelry, engagement rings and half the store filled with footwear by emerging designers like Rachel Comey, we're crossing our fingers that one of these will be available in a borough for us to bop into sometime soon.
The company is also looking to open a wedding shop for the bohemian ladies in "somewhere like Texas, Nashville or Chicago", where we assume the choices will be a barefoot bride's dream. If a wedding dress hits the rack on the East Coast, though, we're pretty sure it would be appropriate to pair it with boots, a scarf and to hit the West Village for a cappuccino. Or, at least that's what Anthropologie would say.
· Anthropologie to Open Accessories-Only Store [WWD]
· Leifsdottir Opens in New York While Urban Hears Wedding Bells [Racked Ny]
· Leifsdottir [Official Website]