Ann Taylor Concept @ SouthPark Mall
Posted: Monday, Apr. 08, 2013
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Theres newness brewing in SouthPark Mall: Ann Taylor is expected to open a concept store in Charlotte in early May.
The store, which joins other redesigned stores in Durham, Raleigh, Wilmington and Greensboro, is scheduled to open May 10.
Our new stores are a reflection of our fashion forward direction designed to address the needs of todays women, Ann Taylor Creative Director Lisa Axelson said in a release. The stores are light, modern, feminine, and showcase the full collection in a way that makes women feel comfortable and welcome.
The new boutiques are inspired by a stylish home through crystal chandeliers, modern tufted furniture, floral wall coverings, luxe ottomans, plush carpeting and a proprietary lighting system with flattering backlit mirrors.
The new store will have dedicated stylists available by appointment or on a walk-in basis.
Flattering lighting and stylists? Thats promising for sure.
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