American Dream on Sept. 17 announced the grand opening of The Avenue, its latest luxury shopping and dining experience.
Anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue – the only New Jersey location of the luxury retailer – the 300,000-square-foot upscale retail mecca features a collection of world-renowned brands and boasts the first Northeast location of Carpaccio, a Bal Harbour favorite fine dining establishment.
An immersive shopping experience showcasing unexpected design elements within the interiors, The Avenue at American Dream includes two-story store fronts as well as intimate sitting salons and one-of-a-kind sculpture gardens designed by New Jersey native, Jonathan Adler.
American Dream is celebrating the opening with a fashion and art exhibit throughout the interiors of The Avenue, entitled INTERSECTION: art meets fashion.
Running through Oct. 1. INTERSECTION: art meets fashion, features collections by American designers currently available for purchase through Saks Fifth Avenue. The exhibit is enhanced with a collection of art created by American artists and curated by Ree and Jason Willaford of Galleri Urbane in Marfa and Dallas, Texas.
“There are few moments that make me as proud as unveiling The Avenue at American Dream,” said Don Ghermezian, chief executive officer of American Dream, in a prepared statement. “The addition of luxury shopping from the most sought-after fashion brands to our world-class attractions and contemporary retail has solidified American Dream as a destination not seen anywhere else.”
The shopping and dining portfolio housed within The Avenue at American Dream includes Saks Fifth Avenue, Carpaccio, Dolce&Gabbana, Hermès, Johnny Was and Mulberry.
Additional retail openings at The Avenue are planned within the next several months including Alexander Wang, Anne Fontaine, Brüt –a champagne bar, Gentle Monster, Jonathan Adler, Zadig & Voltaire, and more.