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Cheshire Oaks to welcome five new stores – just in time for Christmas

The Kooples and Hotel Chocolat are among stores set to open

Five new stores will be opening at Cheshire Oaks between now and Christmas

Five new stores are due to open at Cheshire Oaks – and all of them will arrive at the designer outlet before Christmas.

The Kooples, Hotel Chocolat, Paul Smith, Build-a-Bear and The Calendar Club will all bring stores to the shopping centre.

The build-up to the festive season is always a busy time for Cheshire Oaks, with so many of us flocking to their shops to get up to 60% off retail prices. With the additions of these new shops, it is expected to be another hectic Christmas.

Hotel Chocolat will be the first to open their doors to the public on Friday (October 21).

Shoppers can expect to find everything from gift boxes to their range of rare and vintage chocolate bars.

There will also be alcoholic drinks, with added chocolate of course. Cocca gin and cocca beer are just some of the drinks to expect.

CEO Angus Thirlwell said: “Each and every one of our stores is designed to be a real sanctuary for our guests, which connects with the escapism of Hotel Chocolat – so we go to great lengths to ensure they are restful, elegant places that are easy to navigate.

"But we also want them to reflect that we are one of the world’s few cocoa growing chocolatiers, which is why you’ll find weathered wooden cabinets going hand in hand with sleek,polished surfaces.”

The Cheshire Oaks store will also serve a range of hot drinks such as hot chocolates, Coffee Chocolat Lattes.

The Calendar Club will be opening their pop-up shop inside the Bose shop as this is store is due to be moved on Friday (October 21), at which point the pop-up shop will stay open for three months.

Paul Smith will be opening during the outlet's VIP weekend, which takes place on November 4-6.

With 17 stores in the UK, each of them prides themselves on being completely different from each other.

When they first launched the range was men's clothing only but it has since branched out to sell women and children's clothing and even has a home range.

The brand specialises in tailored clothing which usually incorporates print detailing.

Date revealed for Cheshire Oaks Christmas lights switch-onThe announcement that Build-a-Bear is to open their store is sure to be great news for kids and parents. They will open on November 10, so there will be plenty of time to stock up on Christmas presents.

The Kooples will open in late November. No official date has been confirmed.

The store sells sophisticated modern clothing for men and women, so expect detailed leather jackets, lace top and edgy accessorises.



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