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Kristin Booker • October 5, 2009

FSB Shopping Alert: The Limited is Coming To Manhattan For a Limited (ha!) Time!


Anyone else miss The Limited here in NYC? This Gen X favorite and current day beloved store for all things fashionable hasn’t had a presence in Manhattan for ten years, which has caused the shopping equivalent of a Quest for Fire for me as I hunt down store locations when I travel. The shopping treks can cease, Manhattan shoppers, because The Limited is coming to our beloved Soho for four fabulous days next week!

Recreated as a pop-up store (i.e. temporary retail boutique), The Limited will have live window installations and daily in-store experiences that will not only draw on current offerings, but the rich history of the store as well. Oh yes, ladies, the pop-up store will hail the return of the iconic 80’s wardrobe staple, the Forenza collection. Write this down: be one of the first 84 customers each day to purchase a Forenza Collection piece at the original price from the Collection launch in 1984.

Here are the details for you to print or send to your PDA/iPhone:

WHEN: October 14 – 17, 2009
WHERE: The Limited Pop Up Store, 134 Spring Street, SoHo, NYC

Wednesday, October 14 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Fall Styling Tips & Trends by Elliot Staples, VP of Design & Author Nicole Williams, whose book, Girl on Top, launches at the pop-up boutique
Window displays featuring live blogger and female executives dressed in The Limited suiting
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Invitation-only Opening Night launch Cocktail Party (we’ll be reporting from this event)

Thursday, October 15 10:00am – 5:00pm
Street-front windows introducing The Limited Doggie Sweaters on live puppies from the Humane Society of NY available for adoption
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Fall Styling Tips & Trends by Elliot Staples, VP of Design

Friday, October 16 10:00am – 8:00pm
Interactive photo booth displayed in windows with models in party dresses
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Live music entertainment by DJ Kiss

Saturday, October 17 10:00am – 8:00pm
Live graffiti artist painting 80’s inspired artwork in the windows

Send this along to your BSBs (Best Shopping Buddies) and mark your calendars for next week. The Limited is coming to Manhattan!

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