H&M, Hennes & Mauritz, one of the world’s largest retailers known for offering fashion-forward apparel and quality basics, will open their first location in the state of Louisiana on November 16. The new store will feature 32,000 square feet of fashion.
“It is a significant achievement for H&M to open our first location in a city known for its deep routed culture and triumphant spirit” says Daniel Kulle, U.S. President for H&M. “We have long admired this historic destination and are delighted to celebrate our arrival at one of the country’s most iconic locations, the French Quarter, during such a festive time of the year.”
The New Orleans store will debut the first H&M Home in-store department in the US.
The Home collection first launched online in the summer in conjunction with the Swedish retailer’s e-commerce site. The store will also feature fashion for ladies, men, young ladies and young men, with separate “store within store” sections for accessories, lingerie, and sports apparel, and its plus-size line H&M+. This location will also carry the Swedish retailer’s fantastic children’s collection, which will feature quality clothing for kids of all ages,from newborn to fourteen years.
H&M is the largest user of organic cotton in the world. The H&M New Orleans store will offer the best of sustainable fashion through its Autumn 2013 collection. Allowing Louisiana consumers to shop in style, H&M offers the latest fall trends such as cropped jackets, chunky sweaters, and boots for women; and hooded coats, tailored pants, and knit hats for men.
Joining H&M in celebrating their New Orleans opening is Global Green USA, the charitable partner and beneficiary of H&M’s garment recycling initiative. Global Green USA has been a key contributor in the rebuild of New Orleans post Hurricane Katrina.
H&M at Marketplace is located at 418 N. Peters Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130. The store can be reached by phone at (855) 466‑7467. Store hours will be Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., and Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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