The Collective! Grand Opening Event Highlights

Saks Fifth Avenue is officially taking over Greenwich Avenue, and we could not be more excited! Their latest store, THE COLLECTIVE, opens February 2nd. Greenwich International Film Festival 2017 supporters received an exclusive preview of the store at the Grand Opening Party on February 1st. Guests were treated to live models wearing looks curated by fashion industry influencers as well as a deejay, Boomerang booth, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Guests shopped and mingled while taking in the new Tom Ford beauty counter, exclusive to THE COLLECTIVE on Greenwich Avenue.

The Saks Fifth Avenue and GIFF branded bars at the Grand Opening of THE COLLECTIVE.

THE COLLECTIVE joins the original Saks Fifth Avenue location as well as the recently opened shoe boutique, 10022-SHOE, to form The Saks Shops at Greenwich. The new space, featuring 14,000 sq. ft. of retail, brings everything you loved about the contemporary collections of the original store to a larger space, allowing more designers and pieces to be showcased.

Live models, wearing looks curated by Harley Viera-Newton, on the 2nd floor of THE COLLECTIVE.

Saks Fifth Avenue and THE COLLECTIVE would also like to invite you to join them for “A Healthier You”, this Saturday, February 4th from 12PM to 4PM. Join the party and shop all day, with complimentary gifts and experiences to mark the Grand Opening of the newest Saks Fifth Avenue Greenwich store. More information about the event is listed at the bottom of this page. A portion of the proceeds through Sunday, February 5th will benefit the Greenwich International Film Festival.

Featuring over 21 brands, THE COLLECTIVE, is a curated collection of more established designers (i.e. Alice & Olivia and Rag & Bone), as well as up-and-coming designers, like Zimmerman and Alexis.

THE COLLECTIVE offers a unique opportunity for moms to shop with their tween to teenage daughters, offering styles that will appeal to both tastes, while still having a distinct point of view.

A display of Edie Parker clutches, a new brand to be featured at THE COLLECTIVE.

The large space allows for maximum visual styling, letting clients see how a specific look could be worn. THE COLLECTIVE features a luxurious styling suite, which includes 16 fitting rooms and lounge area with an incredible view of Greenwich Avenue.

With the addition of THE COLLECTIVE to The Saks Shops at Greenwich, the Saks team is committed to giving their clients the best shopping experience possible. This includes bringing shoes over from 10022-SHOE for clients to try on with contemporary pieces, to really create an entire look. If you live within 10 miles of The Saks Shops at Greenwich, free delivery service is offered for purchases at any one of the stores. Leave your purchases behind ad you check out everything these stores have to offer, and enjoy same day delivery is you are shopping before 2PM.

Model Hilary Rhoda poses at the Grand Opening of THE COLLECTIVE.

The new space has a chic, downtown vibe. Everything from the lighting to sunglass nook screams contemporary, but still feels like the aesthetic fits with the main Saks store and 10022-SHOE. Each store has their own unique identity, but they fit together perfectly to create the ultimate shopping experience.

“Greenwich or Nowhere” shirts, featured right as you walk into THE COLLECTIVE.

The Saks Shops at Greenwich will be expanding in May, to add THE VAULT, a fine jewelry store located two stores over from THE COLLECTIVE. Stay tuned, because Saks Fifth Avenue is surely leaving their mark on Greenwich.

Join Saks Fifth Avenue and GIFF as we celebrate the Grand Opening of THE COLLECTIVE all weekend long*!

Come Saturday, between 12PM and 4PM for:

  • Complimentary juice and smoothies from juice press, as well as paleo cookies/muffins and parfaits from The Granola Bar.
  • VOSS sparkling and flavored water
  • Complimentary braid bar for guests to receive braided hairstyles
  • Complimentary makeover at our new Tom Ford beauty counter
  • Four raffles drawn every hour from 12 to 4 where the winner can receive Juice Press, SoulCycle and Granola Bar gift certificates as well as a Saks branded S’well water bottle
  • Gift with purchase: receive a complimentary Saks branded S’well water bottle with your $500 purchase (limit one per customer, while supplies last)
  • DJ all day

Hope to see you at THE COLLECTIVE!

*Saks Fifth Avenue is proud to donate 10% of sales to Greenwich International Film Festival through Sunday, February 5th.

About the author

Lindsey Hascher has spent her whole life in Fairfield County. After spending 8 years at Convent of the Sacred Heart on King Street, Greenwich has been her home away from home. She is currently a senior at Quinnipiac University studying Mass Communications with a minor in Computer Science and Digital Media. After volunteering for the inaugural festival in 2015, she wanted to get more involved with the year-long process surrounding the festival. In her spare time, she works part-time at SoulCycle Greenwich and tries to see as many films as possible.

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