The newest US Pandora Concept Store located in Lynnwood, WA had its grand opening yesterday and and since it’s close to me, of course I was there! I haven’t been to a Pandora grand opening before and have been anticipating this store for a while since a friend was hired to work there.
There were balloons, cookies, and a promotion! For $75 spend, receive an umbrella in a tin. The umbrella is the perfect gift because it’s always so rainy in Seattle. I have a wishlist as long as my arm, so I got a couple new pretties . The scarab for my African Safari bracelet and a couple of clips. I hadn’t realized that the scarab was retired – it’s a cute little critter, he’s even smiling! To be honest though, I’ve been creeped out by scarabs ever since I saw The Mummy, but it is really perfect for an African theme.
Anyway, I haven’t been to a store opening before, so I guess I was expecting a bit more fanfare. It’s a very nice store, the biggest in the area; now there’s 3 Concept Stores in my area so lots of choices for me! The store has actually been open since 4/11/12, but wanted to work out the kinks before they made their grand opening. All the jewelry is fresh out of the box and everything is so shiny. I even met a friend from Facebook, Simone Amadee; it’s always fun to shop with fellow Pandora addicts .