Last week I had the pleasure of co-hosting the Brahmin Grand Opening at SouthPark Mall with my sweet blogger friend Summer of Simple Stylings. I was very excited about this event because I had never been in a Brahmin store, only in stores (like Belk) that carried Brahmin. It’s safe to say that all of my expectations were exceeded as soon as I walked into their first NC boutique. All of the details that go into making a signature Brahmin bag were also taken into account for the store design. There was not a detail that was missed. (And yes, I was eyeing the decor just as much as the bags during the Grand Opening!)
The store design was laid out very well for it’s customers for an easy shopping experience with ample room for browsing. And you better believe all of the loyal Brahmin customers were out shopping for the Grand Opening party! They even had a contest for NC’s biggest Brahmin fan and the winner was able to come in during the Grand Opening party for a personal shopping experience to pick a new bag! It was such a nice gesture and the winner enjoyed it! This boutique even has boutique exclusive collections that are stunning… if you are in the area you must go check them out!
Wall of Carina Shoulder Bags
The new boutique debuted some of the home accessories, like the leather wrapped trays (perfect as coffee table decor or even holding jewelry.) I also loved the leather wine charms…a sophisticated way to determine whose drink is who’s! The wine tote is also a super chic hostess gift to give!
I have been obsessing over backpacks lately and I loved the ones they had available! The Bayview nylon collection will be available later this year….and it’s so cute & functional!
I did not know that they had a men’s shop, but it was filled with so many great leather pieces such as this tote, wallets, travel kit, duffle, and more!
It was such a fun night viewing the new store and collections, interacting with customers & learning more about the brand! I ended up taking this bag home with me (but it was a close tie with this one.) The Lincoln Satchel ended up winning out simply because it is a timeless, classic bag that is very functional since it has the different zipped areas & organized pockets.
Shop a few of my favorites from the night below….