WEST ELM OPENS IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS JUNE 30

Retailer Showcases Regional Makers and Artisans at Unique Pearl
District Location

BROOKLYN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Home furnishings retailer West
Elm
today announced its new store opening in San Antonio’s Pearl
District on Thursday, June 30 at 10 a.m., bringing approximately 30 jobs
to the area. The 11,000-square-foot-store is housed in a revitalized
warehouse across from the thriving Pearl Brewing district, a 16-block
pedestrian-friendly cultural redevelopment neighborhood. West Elm’s
seventh Texas store features the brand’s unique fall assortment for
modern living, a selection of Texas made goods, and a signature Design
Lab with complimentary design services.

“This area of the River City has a long and special history with San
Antonians – from manufacturing to entertainment,” said West Elm
president Jim Brett. “We hope our new store renews that sense of place
and community, while serving as a unique source of inspiration for the
Pearl District.”

To celebrate the opening, West Elm partnered with San
Antonio-based artist Himanshu
Sharma
to design an exclusive tote bag, presented to the first 300
shoppers with a $50 minimum purchase. Additional store opening
activities include a sweepstakes*
offering local customers a chance to win a $2,000 gift card and an
invitation to a private pre-opening celebration on Wednesday, June 29
from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. to benefit Artpace.

The West Elm San Antonio LOCAL assortment includes the following 10
makers from Texas, including two from San Antonio:

  • Bell
    + Oak
    : Sophisticated leather coasters created in the tradition of
    western heritage and craftsmanship.
  • Boyd’s
    Farm
    : Natural, organic bath and body products handmade by San
    Antonio native and U.S. Air Force veteran Katherine Couron.
  • bunglo:
    Colorful pillowcases designed in Austin.
  • Gaston
    Made
    : Modern wooden coaster sets in vibrant colors.
  • Hemlock
    & Heather
    : Texas-shaped wall hangings made from 100 percent
    reclaimed materials
    as featured on westelm.com’s “Best
    of LOCAL”
    assortment.
  • Leah
    Duncan
    : Abstract prints inspired by Texas flora from the
    Austin-based illustrator.
  • Lilco
    Letterpress
    : A Dallas design and letterpress studio with
    Texas-inspired notecards and tea towels.
  • Son
    of a Sailor
    : Handmade geometric jewelry and accessories from an
    Austin-based husband and wife team.
  • Tiny
    Fawn
    : Whimsical animal prints from Dallas-based artist Darrah
    Gooden.
  • Twin
    Sister’s Interiors
    : Reclaimed pallet wood art by twin sisters in
    San Antonio.

For up-to-date information on in-store promotions and events, customers
are encouraged to Like the West Elm San Antonio store on Facebook: www.facebook.com/westelmsatx
and follow the store on Instagram @westelmsatx.
West Elm San Antonio is open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and
Sunday 11 p.m.- 6 p.m. The store’s address is 201 E. Grayson Street, San
Antonio, TX 78215 and the phone number is 210.228.9859.

*Open only to residents that live within the San Antonio, TX area.
Official rules of the sweepstakes can be found on the San
Antonio Sweepstakes
page.

About West Elm

West Elm helps customers express their personal style at home.
Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, the brand opened its first store in 2003
in DUMBO, the neighborhood it still proudly calls home. Everything West
Elm does is designed to make an impact, from its commitment to Fair
Trade Certified, local and handcrafted products to its community-driven
in-store events and collaborations. Mixing clean lines, natural
materials and handcrafted collections from the US and around the world,
West Elm creates unique, affordable designs for modern living. The brand
operates 88 retail stores in the United States, Australia, Canada and
the UK, ships internationally to customers around the world and operates
stores in Mexico, the Middle East and Philippines through unaffiliated
franchisees. West
Elm
 is part of an active community on FacebookInstagram,
PinterestTwitter and YouTube,
and is a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands.

Contacts

Contacts for West Elm:
Nicole Sutliff
718-780-4416
nsutliff@wsgc.com
or
Andres
(Dru) Ortega
718-780-0452
aortega2@wsgc.com