By Helen Siwak for Retail-Insider.com
Canada’s largest location for French cosmetics retailer Sephora has opened on Vancouver’s Robson Street. The two-level store is now considered to be the retailer’s Canadian flagship. It features several Canadian exclusives, as well as a first in the world for Sephora – a unique skin care studio concept.
Located at 1045 Robson Street, Vancouver’s Sephora flagship measures about 9,500 square feet, including about 8,600 square feet of retail space. Sephora’s Pacific Centre location, as a comparison, measures 5,935 square feet.
The world’s first VIP Rouge studio, located on the store’s 2nd floor mezzanine, allows ‘Sephora Beauty Insider’ Rouge clients free access to beauty and skin care studio services in a separate, private space.
Sephora Robson Street features more than 200 colour, skincare, fragrance and haircare brands, including services only available at this store. Canadian brand exclusives include Chloe, D&G, Ole Henrickson, Marc Jacobs Beauty, Bare Minerals, Fresh, Kat Von D Beauty, Glamglow, Hourglass, Boscia, Atelier Cologne and more. First-to-market services include a cologne engraving machine, a Benefit Brow Bar, a Bumble and bumble Hair Studio, and Sephora Skincare studio…