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Fashion Star judge Caprice Willard makes an appearance at Macy's at Fashion Show during the grand reopening on Saturday. Willard, Macy's vice president and regional planning manager for the Southwest, handles a fashion presentation from INC at 1 p.m.
All is part of the grand reopening of the anchor store, made possible after Macy's Men's Store opened its own $4.2 million space within Fashion Show. The events going on all day are pretty comprehensive and include numerous gifts with purchases, handbag monogramming and jewelry engraving, free refreshments and more. Look for Prince Charming in the shoe department to win a pair if they fit and a Showboy Photo Booth.
Wowza, are the changes here huge. The women's shoes department expanded to 12,733 square feet with new designers including Steven, Splendid, Tommy Hilfiger, Issac Mizrahi, Fergie, Joe's, Corso Como, Artisans, Me Too, Poetic License, Shellys, Denim & Supply, Report and Frye. Coach and Michael Kors each have their own shops there.
Head over to the expanded 8,758-square-foot handbags department for new collections from Cole Haan, Steve Madden, Frye, Aimee Kestenberg, DKNY, Carlos Santana, Betsey Johnson and Brahmin. Again, Michael Kors lands a mega-shop here similar to the version in Manhattan's Herald Square, while Coach expects more space come mid-October.
Now the fashion jewelry and watches section nearly doubled in size to 6,545 square feet with sections devoted to social occasions and designer jewelry. New brands here include Swatch Watches, Kate Spade Watches, Tommy Bahama Watches, Karl Lagerfeld Watches, Vince Camuto Watches, Kate Spade Jewelry, M by M Jewelry and Crislu. The fine jewelry and watches department blew up to the same size with a Gucci shop, Movado and Tag Hauer added. Look for a Swiss watch shop as well.
Over in cosmetics department, which more than doubled in size to 15,056 square feet, now find Michael Kors Cosmetics, Elizabeth Arden and Bobbi Brown. A Benefit Brow Bar includes brow, facial, body and bikini waxing, lashes and spray tan salon services. Crazy low prices can be found here, including a full spray tan for $40 and half body for $15.
Macy's also now has a Sunglass Hut Salon similar to Herald Square with designer brands not found elsewhere.??
Over in the 70,000-square-foot RTW and dresses department, find new designers Vince Camuto, DKNY Jeans, Guess, Trina Turk, Nanette Lepore, Marc by Marc Jacobs and Rebecca Taylor.
· Macy's Fashion Show [Official Site]