Shop Talk: Draper James Expands In Nashville, Bloomingdale’s Grows In Hawaii

See the top shoe and fashion store openings this month.

Dick’s Sporting Goods

In the month of October, Dick’s announced the opening of 15 new stores from New Hampshire to California. The athletic retailer has been increasingly expanding its footprint this year and the opening of the Glendale, Calif. store marks the 645 store for the company.


Nov. 12 marks the debut of Bloomingdale’s newest flagship, and first store, in Hawaii. The 165,000-square-foot store aims to grab the attention in the hot tourist market there and will feature a stronger assortment of giftable and small items. Vera Wang ready-to-wear, Dita Von Teese’s intimate apparel and Carven shoes and bags are among the exclusives to the shop according to WWD.

Pedro Garcia

The heritage brand plans to expand its U.S. presence with a retail presence in six Saks Fifth Avenue stores in Florida. The stores in Boca Raton, Naples, Sarasota, Bal Harbour, Palm Beach & Dadeland in Miami will feature a wider assortment and exclusive styles by the brand.

Draper James

Reese Witherspoon’s lifestyle and fashion line may have only debuted earlier in 2015, but the Southern-inspired line has its first brick and mortar presence already. The first Draper James store is open for business in Nashville and is 3,000-square-feet. The store is located near Belmont University in the hip 12 Avenue South neighborhood.

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