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June 24, 2008
Local retail is a shopper's dream


Kate Spade

Nothing - not gas prices, not a sluggish economy - appears to stop commerce. Especially when it comes to fashion.

I've been keeping an eye on all the new stores either opened or soon to open at Arden Fair Mall. And then there's the Fountains at Roseville, which has its ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. next Monday. There are quite a few new-to-the-area stores already in place.

* At Arden: The Bebe store has relocated and reopened in a much larger space next to the Coach flagship store. Bebe doubled the amount of merchandise, so that means more accessories. Lucky Brand Jeans (across from J.Crew) is set to open the end of this month with the usual assortment of cute tanks, hoodies and their signature jeans. Next month, look for designer Kate Spade's first Sacramento store. And no one does accessories - especially shoes, handbags and sunglasses - like Kate. Armani Exchange, also coming in July, will offer fashions for both men and women. Juicy Couture will join the mix in August, right across from Kate Spade. Expect the usual mix of tracksuits, handbags and, of course, the signature logo.

You can check what's coming, what's already opened and the Arden Fair store directory here.

* The Fountains: This is going to be one fab, upscale shopping destination. There will be an Anthropologie (apparel), Smith & Hawken (home and garden), West Elm (interior design) and Sur La Table (kitchen products) - all new to the area. Local boutique Serendipity will now have a second location as will Article salon and boutique. Foodies will get a new Whole Foods and Boudin Bakeries.

To see the Fountains' "floor plan," click here.




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