J.Crew, Lush, More Stores Coming to Mall at Chestnut Hill
The Mall at Chestnut Hill announced six new stores coming soon, and one already open.
A new look, some new kicks, and a photo to remember them all by are coming to the The Mall at Chestnut Hill
Simon Malls announced a batch of new stores coming in between now and the fall, bringing several new clothing stores, shoes and a cosmetics shop. The list of stores to come: J.Crew, LUSH Cosmetics, Vineyard Vines, Loft®, Stuart Weitzman and Soft Surroundings (the last two previously reported in May).
J.Crew and Vineyard Vines sell men and womens' clothing, with the latter also catering to children. Soft Surroundings is a women's clothing store, and Stuart Weitzman designs shoes. LUSH cosmetic products are hand-made from organic fruits.
“These new stores further strengthen our position as the premier, high-end shopping destination in the area,” said Cindy Kernan, Senior Vice President of Leasing at Simon Property Group in the release. “These brands represent what our Mall at Chestnut Hill shoppers really want and I’m confident they will be successful.”
The press release also says that a new portrait studio, Portrait Simple, which is already open.
The Mall is not the only retail property expanding: construction at the Chestnut Hill Square development is ongoing and developers at the Chestnut Hill Shopping center recently started construction at the former Macy's site, which will house a theatre and new fitness center. Bernards, which is currently in the Mall, is moving to the new Chestnut Hill Shopping Center.
The Atrium Mall property has also been bought, and will soon house medical offices.
Below is the full press release from the Mall at Chestnut Hill:
MALL AT CHESTNUT HILL ANNOUNCES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW STORES
The Mall at Chestnut Hill, the premier, high-end shopping destination in the Boston area, announced today that seven new stores will be added to its retail mix. J.Crew, LUSH Cosmetics, Vineyard Vines, Loft®, Stuart Weitzman and Soft Surroundings will be opening at the end of summer/early fall, and Portrait Simple is now open.
Mall at Chestnut Hill has recently introduced other new stores, including Ross-Simons, Tiffany & Co., Michael Kors, Wolford, Kiehl’s Since 1851, Ann Taylor, Papyrus, and the renovated and relocated tenants J. Jill and L'Occitane. The Mall at Chestnut Hill also features the only full-line Bloomingdale’s in New England, CUSP by Neiman Marcus, Sur La Table and Apple.
“These new stores further strengthen our position as the premier, high-end shopping destination in the area,” said Cindy Kernan, Senior Vice President of Leasing at Simon Property Group. “These brands represent what our Mall at Chestnut Hill shoppers really want and I’m confident they will be successful.”
J.Crew features men’s and women’s clothing with a classic look and feel. J.Crew is a part of retail that is ever-growing and partners with the finest global fabric mills and craftsmen, bringing preppy fashion with quality and innovation to the next level. J.Crew will be located on the Lower Level. Visit:www.jcrew.com.
New to the Chestnut Hill area, LUSH is famous for fresh handmade cosmetics made from organic fruit and vegetables, the finest essential oils and safe synthetics. LUSH invents all their products and fragrances and makes them by hand using little or no preservative or packaging, using only vegetarian ingredients and alerting consumers to when the products were made. LUSH believes in buying ingredients only from companies that do not commission tests on animals and in testing products on humans. LUSH will be located on Upper Level. Visit: www.lushusa.com.
Vineyard Vines has a goal of representing the finer places and+ things life has to offer for men, women and children. Their signature pink whale can be found throughout the entire store and the clothing and accessories are quality made products that people like to wear while offering the best customer service as possible. Vineyard Vines will be located on the Upper Level. Visit:www.vineyardvines.com.
LOFT® is all about style! Offering women’s clothing and accessories Loft® takes a look at fresh new styles that will brighten up anyone’s wardrobe. Their goal is to serve a purpose to inspire and connect with women to put their best selves forward everyday. LOFT will be located on the Upper Level. Visit: www.loft.com.
Portrait Simple is now open and located on the Upper Level. It is a professional photography studio chain based in New England, and offers extraordinary professional photography and amazing customer service aiming to exceed all expectations of what a portrait experience should be. Visit: www.portraitsimple.com.
About Mall at Chestnut Hill
Mall at Chestnut Hill, a Simon property, is an upscale, two-level enclosed shopping mall, located in the Chestnut Hill section of Newton, Massachusetts on Boylston Street (Route 9). Anchored by Bloomingdale's in two locations, with the Women's store located at the west end and the Men's Home & Furnishing store anchoring the east end, the Mall at Chestnut Hill offers shoppers an enjoyable and fashionable shopping experience with fine merchandise from over 60 specialty boutiques.