Simon, a global leader in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, is pleased to announce 7 new openings at The Galleria. The additions include 3 new-to-market brands – ba&sh, Tommy John and Toys“R”US – as well as a Kendra Scott holiday pop-up, Uptown Convenience & Gifts, and restaurants Pepper Twins and Poke Fresh. Additionally, Jimmy Choo, Macy’s, Porsche Design, Salvatore Ferragamo and Vans are upgrading their current spaces to better serve their loyal customers.
ba&sh, the French affordable luxury brand known for effortless dresses and feminine prints, has opened their first Texas store at The Galleria. This opening marks the ninth store for the brand in the U.S. Showcasing the brand’s newest ready-to-wear collections and accessories, the design sensibility of the Galleria location embodies the founders' Parisian roots and brand values of friendship, fun and generosity. Shoppers will experience elevating fitting rooms complete with iPhone chargers as well as a signature ba&sh green wall.
Location: Level One, near Galleria Financial Center // 887 square feet // Now Open // Link to Store Images
Tommy John was founded with the goal of bringing undergarments up-to-par for modern times. The founders, a husband and wife team, have introduced an innovative approach to designing wardrobe essentials: underwear that never rides up, socks that never roll down and apparel that moves with you. Every design from their women’s and men’s lines is breathable, easy to care for, long-lasting, and extremely comfortable.
Location: Level Two, near The Westin Galleria // 1,532 square feet // Opens Fall 2019
Toys“R”Us is launching a new store experience at The Galleria that will deliver the hottest toy products and brands, carefully curated and showcased in highly immersive smaller-format spaces. One of only two stores in the U.S. opening by this holiday season, the new Toys“R”Us store will serve as must-visit destinations for kids to learn, play, and fall in love with the latest and most popular toys, and for parents to have fun with their children and ignite their own childlike sense of play. The store will be highly interactive with new events and activities every day, from seeing toys displayed out of the box to test before making a purchase, to visiting different brand stations to driving learning through play embracing STEAM, or just having fun with Geoffrey ® the Giraffe in the open play space.
Location: Level Two, near Macy’s // 6,473 square feet // Opens Holidays 2019
Kendra Scott has intricately designed beautiful necklaces, bracelets, and rings, creating timeless pieces that won over fans, media and celebrities alike since 2002. Her unique use of color and quality materials has led her initial $500 project into a billion-dollar fashion brand known globally. Along with the custom interior design and inviting atmosphere that the company has become known for, the new holiday pop-up boutique will feature a collection of jewelry, fine jewelry, beauty, and home décor items.
Location: Level One, near Neiman Marcus // 300 square feet // Now Open
Pepper Twins is an authentic Sichuan-style restaurant that specializes in country-style organic Chinese and gluten-friendly cuisine. Menu highlights at the Houston-based eatery include Hot Diving Fish; Hot Wood Ear Salad with wild mountain pepper; Broken Heart Jelly Noodles; Sweet and Sour Eggplant with Berkshire Pork. Experience a "numbing, burning, textural masterpiece" with the spicy beef tendon dish known as “Mr. & Mrs. Smith,” which was named GQ Magazine’s pick for Appetizer of the Year in 2017.
Location: Rink Level // 344 square feet // Opens early 2020
Poke Fresh is a modern and colorful kitchen that serves signature and custom poke bowls, ramen, sushi and sashimi, plus smoothies and desserts. Using only the highest quality, freshest ingredients, Poke Fresh’s original location in Downtown Houston has become a popular healthy lunch destination. The Galleria outpost will be the eatery’s second location.
Location: Level Two, near Nordstrom // 950 square feet // Opens early 2020
Uptown Convenience & Gifts offers a range of everyday items such as beverages, snacks, newspapers, magazines, sundries and more.
Location: Level Two, near Neiman Marcus // 828 square feet // Opens December
RENOVATIONS, EXPANSIONS AND RELOCATIONS:
Macy's is currently undergoing a remodel that will introduce new LED lighting and updated flooring, as well as renovated fitting rooms and restrooms. Additionally, certain departments will be relocated to improve space productivity and better suit customer traffic.
Porsche Designs has reopened following an extensive renovation of their original location on Level One near Neiman Marcus.
While undergoing renovations, Salvatore Ferragamo has temporarily relocated to Level Two near Neiman Marcus and Jimmy Choo has temporarily relocated to Level One, near Neiman Marcus.
To better serve their loyal customers, Vans is expanding their existing store on Level Two near Galleria Financial Center from 2,133 square feet to 3,495 square feet. The expanded store will boast a larger product selection and will debut this holiday season.
BCBGMAXAZRIA has relocated to a new 1,900 square-foot space on Level One near Saks Fifth Avenue. Tesla will also relocate to a 3,155 square-foot space next to its current gallery on Level One near Macy’s.