On Saturday morning I had the pleasure of attending a bloggers breakfast hosted by Glamorous to celebrate the opening of their very first store! And since Glamorous was founded here in Manchester, it is fitting that they chose to open up shop in non other than the Trafford Centre, and bloggers were lucky enough to get a preview of the store before it opened its doors to the public.
If you’re not yet familiar with the Northern Brand, I shall fill you in some more… Glamorous have been operating for roughly 8 years, and have already had outstanding success. They are an accomplished online retailer with their stock currently being sold in stores such as Nasty Gal, Urban Outfitters, Asos and Nordstrom to name just a few. They have now made the move and opened up their flagship store and plan to roll out more stores across the UK in the foreseeable future.
At the event we got a first look at the swanky new store – very Urban Outfitters meets Oasis (the store not the band), but manages to maintain individuality – and had the opportunity to browse their collection, which included pieces from their AW15 range. You can take a look at their A/W preview here, made up of lots of suedette, denim, fringing, burnt hues and bell sleeves (all depicting the strong seventies revival, hurrah!). When browsing the collection I suddenly got super excited for Autumn; my favourite season is nearly here!! I’m looking forward to sporting more layers, cosy knits, boots and chunky scarves – I just can’t get enough of A/W fashions.
Anyway, to really go big with their first store opening, Glamorous were giving bloggers and the first 200 customers vouchers to spend in store, with one lucky devil receiving £500!! I picked out a gorgeous grey suedette dress, which I can’t wait to style up for a blog post, and I also snapped up a cute seventies inspired print crop. I really love the new store and will definitely be paying it a visit again next time at the Trafford Centre! But, most of all I love the brand’s motto:
“Great fashion needn’t cost the earth. We believe fashion should be individual, accessible and most of all affordable.” Here, here!
Have you visited the new store yet?