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Sep
5
2012

Nordstrom News: The Rack Hits Long Island (@LongIsland_Rack)

 

 

Hey House Cats-

So I am excited to announce that Nordstrom Rack is coming to Long Island.  In 1975, Nordstrom opened it’s first clearance store, “Nordstrom Rack” in Seattle.  Fast forward to now, the chain has over 50 stores across the country with several new stores slated to open in the fall.  The Long Island store is set to open during New York Fashion Week on September 13th.  Although, I spend most of my time in Manhattan, I am super excited to have an excuse to visit Long Island.  Normally, I frequent the Nordstrom Rack Union Square store.  The new Nordstrom Rack will be located in the Westbury Plaza.

Since we are on the subject of Long Island, I wanted to take this opportunity to spotlight local hotspots in the unofficial 6th borough, lolll.  So,   when I think of Long Island, I think of family life, predominantly residential, and scenic views.  This is a place for New Yorkers to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  So what we refer to as a “Hotspot” in the city, is something completely different in Long Island.  For example there is a large agricultural section of Long Island.  I highly recommend visiting some of the Organic Farms and Produce stands.  But before you go, please be sure to stop at Nordstrom Rack  for some stylish farm wear chic clothing.

Diane von Furstenberg, Hermes, Betsey Johnson

 

Northern and Southern areas of Long Island have thousands of acres of vineyards.  Currently, there are over 2 dozen wineries in Long Island that offer tours and wine tastings.  While shopping at the new Long Island Nordstrom Rack, be sure to pick up a few casual, chic, separates… but most importantly play up casual chic, with statement accessories.  See below for example:

 

Mallary Marks, Alexander McQueen, Guerlain

Well I hope that the above looks have inspired you to check out the new Nordstrom Rack in Long Island.  Below is all of the information you need to know about the new location.  Also, here is a pair of one of my favorite shoes, that I purchased at Nordstrom Rack :)

 

 

New Store Opening Details:

NORDSTROM RACK 529 The Gallery at Westbury Plaza – OPENING 9/13

1040 Old Country Road

Garden City, NY 11530 – 2147

Directions: From the Meadowbrook State Highway take exit M1 (East) for Old Country Road.

Website (Pre-Opening): www.nordstrom.com/rackgalleryatwestbury

Store Locator & Directions (Post-Opening): http://shop.nordstrom.com/st/529/directions

Twitter: @LongIsland_Rack

Facebook Event URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/472731206078716

Opening Day Festivities:

GOLDEN HANGER:  

Twenty golden hangers will be hidden throughout the new Nordstrom Rack at The Gallery at Westbury Plaza. Customers who find the golden hangers can redeem them for $100 to spend inside the new store. (One hanger per customer). Be sure to follow us on Twitter @LongIsland_Rack between 7-9 a.m. on opening morning to find clues!     

RACE THROUGH THE RACK:           

Race Through the Rack is a sweepstakes we hold before Nordstrom Rack store openings. Customers can enter a drawing to win a 90-second, $2,000 shopping spree. The winner’s name is drawn and announced at 8:30 a.m. before the store opens at 9 a.m. (Must be present to win).

COMPLIMENTARY TOTE:

The first 1,000 customers who make a purchase at the new Nordstrom Rack at The Gallery at Westbury Plaza will receive a complimentary Nordstrom Rack tote as a gift.

REFRESHMENTS AND MUSIC:

Our opening day “Rally at the Rack” celebration is a way to thank our customers for shopping with us. Complimentary breakfast and entertainment will be included.

ABOUT NORDSTROM’S RACK:

Nordstrom Rack is the off-price division of Nordstrom, Inc. offering on-trend clearance merchandise from Nordstrom stores as well as items purchased specially for Nordstrom Rack. The store offers significant savings on great brands with most at 30-70% off. For more information visit www.nordstromrack.com.

Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nordstromrack and follow the @LongIsland_Rack to learn about merchandise arrivals, promotions and events.

Disclosure:

Compensation was provided by Nordstrom Rack via Glam Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Nordstrom Rack.

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About The Author:

ABOUT KITTY BRADSHAW: Kitty Bradshaw is an Online Influencer and Web Socialite that has been blogging for over 16 years. Upon moving to New York, she created a new blog on Bi coastal lifestyle, New York to LA move, and New York Cocktails which evolved into an online business called KittyBradshaw.com, and has since branded herself across the web. Over the last 5 years she has used the name Kitty Bradshaw to broker contracts and brand ambassadorships with Gap, Toyota, celebrity hairstylist Cocoa Mane, and currently Best Buy Electronics. Kitty has written for the Wendy Williams Show blog, hosted events for McDonald’s Corporation, and Johnson & Johnson. She has also worked with Bacardi Mixers, which led to her own signature drink called “The Kitty Bradshaw”. Black Enterprise featured Bradshaw as one of the top African American bloggers in the country, and she was recently featured on Technorati. Bradshaw uses her blog as a career vehicle to take her new places, and to meet interesting people. KittyBradshaw.com has organically amassed a network of 50,000 and counting, her approach is that of New York lifestyle from a California perspective. Bradshaw’s motto is, “Conquer New York, conquer the world.”

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