Finally! Uniqlo Is Now Open at Tysons Corner Center

Finally! Uniqlo Is Now Open at Tysons Corner Center
As of 10 AM on October 28, Uniqlo is now open at Tysons Corner Center. All photographs by Evy Mages.

The day has finally come. The day we’ve waited for since at least 2013—though it’s felt like forever.

Today’s the day Uniqlo opens at Tysons Corner Center.

According to Uniqlo director of stores Jack Zeck, the waiting has been mutual: the company has been wanting to open at Tysons Corner Center for several years. When their current space freed up, they were finally able to move in.

Their new 10,500 square-foot storefront is located on the second level of Tysons Corner Center, next door to Free People. As soon as you step inside, you’ll be greeted by a display of Uniqlo fan favorites: their 100-percent cashmere sweaters in an array of colors, which are on sale for $69.90 for the opening.

The new store also has a limited supply of the brand’s Uniqlo U products, which are probably selling out as you read this, like they have just about everywhere else according to Uniqlo area manager Elise Droste. The label, designed by Hermès alum Christophe Lemaire, includes wrap coats, sweaters, parkas, and more.

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Part of the Uniqlo U collection.

Additionally, the store sells everything fans of the brand have come to know and love, including Heattech products, which are now infused with Argan oil to help combat dry skin, denim, machine-washable Merino wool sweaters, and Uniqlo’s ever-popular Innerwear, including this colorful selection of socks.

The great wall of socks.
The great wall of socks.

To connect the global brand with a local community, the store has partnered with Virginia florist Keiko Brown of Sakura Design Floral Studio to create arrangements for the store and with DC United to give back to the community. In the coming months, Uniqlo is planning to host “A Warm Gesture,” an in-store shopping spree that helps to outfit homeless children. Uniqlo is also bringing their “All-Product Recycling Initiative” to Tysons, so customers can drop of lightly worn Uniqlo clothes to be redistributed to others who need them.

Arrangements on display by Sakura Design Floral Studio.
Arrangements on display by Sakura Design Floral Studio.
Another Sakura Design Floral Studio arrangement decorates the store.
Another Sakura Design Floral Studio arrangement decorates the store.

Ready to check it out for yourself? Take a look in the photos below, then go visit Uniqlo (that’s U-neh-qlo, not U-knee-qlo, by the way) at Tysons Corner Center.

Inexpensive denim is one of the best things about shopping at Uniqlo.
Inexpensive denim is one of the best things about shopping at Uniqlo.
Wear-to-work chinos on sale for the opening of the store.
Wear-to-work chinos on sale for the opening of the store.
Uniqlo sells apparel for the whole family, kids included.
Uniqlo sells apparel for the whole family, kids included.
Signs directed at Tysons customers decorate the store.
Signs directed at Tysons customers decorate the store.
Much of the store's current stock is all about staying warm through the winter.
Much of the store’s current stock is all about staying warm through the winter.
Women's Merino wool sweaters are a popular Uniqlo product.
Women’s Merino wool sweaters are a popular Uniqlo product.

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.