Uniqlo Is Opening Its Very First Maryland Location This Fall

January 27, 2018 - fall Denim

It was 2013 when we initial listened a gossip that a DC-area would be removing a really possess outpost of Uniqlo, a unofficially dubbed “Japanese Gap” renouned for a affordable staples such as Merino sweaters and simple layering pieces. Fans of a tradesman retained their wallets in expectation for 3 years before a store finally non-stop in Tyson’s Corner in 2016.

Luckily, Marylanders won’t have to humour such a prolonged buildup.

Uniqlo is bringing a initial store to Bethesda in early tumble 2018. For a Maryland debut, a enormously renouned tradesman has selected Pike Rose, a burgeoning growth plan from Federal Realty that sprung adult along Rockville Pike in 2014. Since a launch, a growth has captivated vital retailers including L.L. Bean, Nike, and HM.

The 8,000 square-foot store will be Uniqlo’s third plcae in a larger DC metro area; after a Tyson’s Corner plcae non-stop in 2016, an ultra-convenient Union Station location quickly followed in October 2017.

“We demeanour brazen to improved portion a flourishing needs of a business in the Washington DC area, a village that has welcomed us so tenderly given opening our first store in a area in 2016,” pronounced Uniqlo’s US CEO Hiroshi Taki in a press recover progressing this week.

The Bethesda plcae is set to offer a full operation of Uniqlo’s versatile “LifeWear” pieces for men, women, and kids, including renouned staples like their ultralight pompous jackets, jeans done from Japanese Kaihara denim, and yes, those perfectly folded stacks of shirts and sweaters.


Hayley is an Assistant Editor during Washingtonian Bride Groom and Washingtonian. Previously she was a a Style Editor during The Local Palate, a Southern food enlightenment repository formed out of Charleston, South Carolina. She now resides in Bloomingdale. You can follow her on instagram @wandertaste.

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