Style Notes: Mall of America Closed on Thanksgiving; Modcloth to Open First Permanent Store
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Mall of America Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving [CNBC]
Year after year, malls across the country have opened earlier and earlier in anticipation of the Black Friday crowd — eventually encroaching Thanksgiving festivities. In reaction to the trend, the biggest mall in the country, Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., has announced that it will be closed on Thanksgiving day for the first time since 2011. The mall will reopen at 5 a.m. on Black Friday.
Modcloth to Open First Permanent Brick-and-Mortar Store [Bloomberg]
After a few trial runs with pop-up brick-and-mortar stores, e-commerce retailer Modcloth is ready to put down permanent roots in Texas. The cheeky, vintage-inspired store will open its first permanent space — a 4,000 square-foot store in Austin — next month.
Salvatore Ferragamo Outfits Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones in Inferno [WWD]
Both Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones, stars of the Ron Howard-directed Inferno, which is based on Dan Brown's novel of the same name, were outfitted head-to-toe in Salvatore Ferragamo for the film. Howard asked the Florence-based business to create looks for the action flick, which takes place in the Italian city. The move was fitting, considering the late Salvatore Ferragamo's affinity for Hollywood.
Kim Kardashian Covers Up as She Heads Back to L.A. [Page Six]
Kim Kardashian West was almost unrecognizable as she made her way back to her home in Los Angeles for the first time since her robbery in Paris. The reality star, who has made it a habit to dress up for the paparazzi and then Instagram photos of her looks, was seen wearing sweats, sunglasses and a baseball cap covered up with a hoodie. Considering E! halted production of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, could this be a new era of privacy for the family that's notorious for oversharing?