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With a growing lifestyle presence, the Timberland Abington collection seen within the last few seasons will soon be joined by another exclusive collection with the Saks Fifth Avenue exclusive Handsewn Collection. Together, both entities share a similar penchant for quality and craftsmanship as the collection’s unveiling will be marked by a special Timberland pop-up shop at the Saks Fifth Avenue store in New York City. Further details of other events can be seen below.
Premium Timberland® Collections Debut at Saks Fifth Avenue
New Partners Celebrate Exclusive Handsewn Collection and New York Pop-Up Shop
Stratham, NH – August 26, 2009 – The Timberland Company and Saks Fifth Avenue are proud to announce the introduction of Timberland® footwear at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores nationwide. Beginning in September, Saks Fifth Avenue will offer premium Timberland® footwear – including a line of handsewn boat shoes exclusive to Saks and the latest styles from the Timberland Boot Company™ and Abington collections – at its retail locations in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Tyson’s Corner (McLean, Virginia), Troy (Michigan) and San Francisco.
“We are proud to partner with Saks Fifth Avenue, a retailer that shares our history of style and commitment to modern craftsmanship,” said Tom Lucas, vice president of sales, Timberland North America. “As part of this debut, Timberland will be featuring our highest-echelon premium footwear collections, and we are excited to see the response from Saks customers, who are known for their discerning taste and appreciation for premium quality and authentic style.”
To celebrate this new partnership, Timberland will launch a pop-up shop at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store featuring the modern collections. It will be unveiled on September 9th in celebration of New York City’s “Fashion’s Night Out,” a city-wide shopping event on September 10th to support local retailers across New York. To share and honor the craftsmanship behind Timberland® footwear, a handsewer from the company’s Dominican Republic factory – where all Timberland® handsewns are made – will be on-site during “Fashion’s Night Out” on the afternoon and evening of Thursday, September 10th and also on Saturday afternoon, September 12th to demonstrate the art of building a premium shoe. The shop, located on the 7th floor, will be open from September 9th – September 20th.