Uniqlo || Uniquely Low Prices || Opening Tomorrow in SF

Uniqlo will be opening its doors to the public this Friday, October 5th at 10:00 AM and we think there are plenty of reasons why you will have to check it out! Not only is their new grand store on Powell Street (between Ellis & O'Farrell) really well designed and integrated with some intriguing technological advances, but they are offering smashing deals this Friday. A selection of $9.95 denim in various colors specially crafted for the store opening, ultra light down jackets and cashmere sweaters for men and women both for under $50! Mind-bogglingly crazy, but all the more reason to stop by, and while you're at it, snatch 6 pairs of socks in your color choices for under $10.

As Jean-Emmanuel Shein, one of Uniqlo's Marketing Managers, explains to us on a tour of the store, Uniqlo offers a variety of different style and dress elements from casual and practical to dressy, so people can adapt pieces sporadically to fit their individual style, rather than following larger trends.


Though Uniqlo is by no means a small company with over a thousand stores worldwide, they have some very grounded ideals. That includes constantly working on improving everything they have to offer based on listening to customers' needs. Their proprietary Heattech T-Shirts started out as a light fabric with the intent to keep the wearer warm. The first 500 customers to enter the store will receive a special ticket that is valid for a free Heattech T-Shirt (usually $19.99). Over time this fabric has evolved through working with innovative material experts and building on the original purpose by adding sweat absorbing qualities to the fabric.

The products and materials they are made of aren't the only technological innovation. When trying on select items at the store, for example a red ultra light down jacket, a magic Mirror you can control with an iPad is able to show you what that item would look like on you in different colors in real time. In the future we might see this technology everywhere, on your phone showing you what you'd look like in things you're considering buying online.


So remember, check out Uniqlo's new SF store at 111 Powell street, on your lunch break maybe, or while playing hookey. Some prices are only specials for the opening weekend. And don't worry, though we are sure there will be plenty of people, they are well prepared with cash registers of plenty. A few select customers amongst the fist 500 to enter the store will receive a free ultra light down jacket, perfect, now that our actual SF summer is coming to an end.



Store Opening: Friday, October 5th, 10:00AM

Special Gifts & Deals: Friday, October 5th – Sunday, October 7th

Where: 111 Powell Street (Between Ellis and O'Farrell Streets)

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