NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- J.McLaughlin, the classic American clothing and accessories brand for women and men, is expanding its retail fleet with a new location in West Houston, Texas. Opening in Town & Country Village this holiday season the stores sets the stage for a broader national strategy in which J.McLaughlin seeks to create a deeper relationship with new markets while the brand continues to grow.
"Town & Country Village is an excellent space for a J.McLaughlin store as the company continues to build national name recognition while maintaining its standing as a neighborhood store. With quaint shops, not to mention a local cobbler, barber and a bespoke stationery studio, Town & Country Village has that quintessential neighborhood atmosphere that the brand values. We hope to become a regular stop for locals and visitors alike," says CEO Mary Ellen Coyne. "We are thrilled to be opening another location in Texas and our 113 th location nationwide. The store will be chock full of our Holiday and Resort collection which features festive printed tees, cashmere cardigans perfect for travel, and statement dresses. The assortment should blend nicely with the lifestyle of the Texas customer," says Creative Director and Co-Founder Kevin McLaughlin. To further celebrate and support the opening of the new store, J.McLaughlin will host an opening event on Tuesday, November 29th. Proceeds from the event will benefit Stages Repertory Theater, a nonprofit professional theater with deep roots in the Houston Community. The design of the West Houston store will feature all of the elements that classify the trademark J.McLaughlin vibe, an inviting feeling with distinctive details, furnishings and décor. In keeping with the colorful palette and cheeky details of the brand, the interior of this store is decorated in strong shades of green and blue complemented by boxwood plants and a unique woodgrain wallpaper. The 1,417 square foot store is located in Town & Country Village at 600 West Sam Houston North Parkway and will feature a full assortment of women's and men's clothing and accessories. The West Houston store marks the 5 th location in Texas and brings J.McLaughlin's retail portfolio to 113 stores. ABOUT J.MCLAUGHLIN J.McLaughlin was founded by two brothers, Kevin and Jay McLaughlin, in 1977. Their goal was to create a new American sportswear brand based in New York and built on several basic concepts: classic clothes with current relevance, sold in a friendly retail environment that has a neighborhood feel. With over 100 retail locations, J.McLaughlin occupies some of the most picturesque main-street real estate in America. True to the vision of the McLaughlin brothers, the stores have a warmly residential feel and exemplary customer service. "Being a good neighbor" is central to the brand's approach to business, and J.McLaughlin values being a welcome and active member of each community in which it operates. The company also operates a fully responsive digital flagship at www.jmclaughlin.com. The company is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York. An American Original since 1977.