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'Tis the season to ... reveal your tenant list? Following the first announcement of several of its stores last month, Westfield World Trade Center sent out a press release this morning confirming even more brands, with fashion ranging from Stuart Weitzman to Banana Republic and salons from the high-end John Barrett and Caudalie.
Most of the names listed here fell into a few distinct categories, like shoes (L.K. Bennett, Cole Haan, Aldo, Dune London), accessories (Swatch, Thomas Sabo, Folli Follie, Pandora, Tissot, Fossil, Edward Beiner, Designer Eyes, Longines, Links of London), and beauty (L'Occitane). Many of these had been rumored earlier this year.
The release notes that leasing is near completion with the announcement of these 19 stores, adding to the 17 from last month that included everyone from Michael Kors to John Varvatos to M.A.C.
"The [Caudalie] boutique will offer personal consultations and a full service spa room for clients to experience our signature Vinotherapie treatments," co-founder Mathilde Thomas said in the release. Meanwhile, this John Barrett salon will be the hair stylist's third in the city, which was previously promised.
The announcement also included a slate of food options ranging from grab-and-go to sit-down establishments, including: Épicerie Boulud, Lore Wine & Spirits, La Colombe, Beer Table, Noble Tree Coffee, FIKA, Nunu Chocolates, Joe Coffee and Minamoto Kitchoan, and Jones the Grocer. These are in addition to the much-hyped Eataly.
"We weren't really planning on opening a second New York store," Eataly CEO Nicola Farinetti said. "However, when Westfield showed us the space we weren't able to say no."
And while we think we know what's going at this shopping center by now, we may have no idea. The end of the release states: "Westfield World Trade Center will continue unveiling its retail roster and its vast range of community and consumer-focused initiatives in the coming months."
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