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Global beauty brand SEPHORA opens luxury store in Manchester

"Manchester, you called it." Global beauty and makeup brand SEPHORA have opened a beautiful new store in the Trafford Centre

Following the overwhelming success of its two thriving locations in London, global beauty giant SEPHORA has finally opened a store in the north of England with the grand opening of its third UK store at the Trafford Centre.

There were queues snaking around the Trafford Centre this morning – as the hugely awaited fashion hotspot opened its doors.

The first 500 in the queue were in with a chance to win a goodie bag jam-packed with unique make-up and accessories from around the globe.

What is Sephora?

The SEPHORA collection

Sephora is a global leader in beauty retail, offering an unparalleled assortment of prestige products, unbiased service from experts, interactive shopping experience, and innovation.

Sephora offers an extensive selection of beauty products, including makeup, skincare, haircare, fragrance, and more. This variety allows customers to find exactly what they’re looking for and discover new products.

With a presence in over 30 countries, Sephora continues to inspire and empower beauty enthusiasts around the world.

SEPHORA Manchester now open

This expansion comes as a response to the huge demand from beauty enthusiasts across the region.

The decision to open in Manchester was fuelled by the passionate pleas of Sephora’s dedicated beauty community, with our beautiful city emerging as the top choice through extensive engagement on the brand’s social media platforms.

Playfully acknowledging the genuine demand, the store’s exterior will proudly showcase the tagline, “Manchester, you called it.”

Spanning an expansive 500 square meters of sales floor space, the SEPHORA’s new location is an incredible immersive and unparalleled shopping experience for beauty enthusiasts.

This move reflects Sephora’s commitment to bringing the best in beauty to diverse communities across the country, recognising the pivotal role that major regional cities like Manchester play in shaping and influencing the beauty industry landscape.

Housing an extensive collection of coveted brands, the store is a treasure trove for makeup mavens and skincare aficionados alike.

What sets the offering apart is the unparalleled curation from the Sephora universe, featuring a stellar line-up of brands exclusive to Sephora UK.

Sephora’s exclusive brand list

Another fabulous exclusive product available only at SEPHORA

Among the exclusive brands available, beauty lovers can create the cult glossy look with Glossier, indulge in the artistry of Makeup by Mario, embrace the bold creations of GXVE by Gwen Stefani, and express themselves with Haus Labs by Lady Gaga.

Additionally, customers can dive into the extensive and innovative SEPHORA Collection

Having been down to the glitzy opening all we can say is – the range is amazing.

SEPHORA can easily be called the ultimate destination for those seeking the latest and most coveted beauty products in the North.

Sarah Boyd, Managing Director of SEPHORA

Sara Boyd (L)

Sarah Boyd, Managing Director of SEPHORA, expressed her excitement: “We are extremely excited to bring Sephora to Manchester, one of the most vibrant cities for beauty in the UK.

“Expanding our presence beyond London is something that consumers have been screaming out for, and we are listening hard to them when deciding where to go next! The Trafford Centre, known for its iconic atmosphere and diverse retail offering, is the perfect location for our third store.”

Russell Loveland, Managing Director of Pradera Lateral – Trafford Centre’s Asset Managers, adds: “This iconic beauty giant already has a cult following, and our social media has been blowing up since we announced

“We are very proud Sephora chose the Trafford Centre for its next location, which will be its first store in the North of England, and know it will be a fantastic success and a great addition to our strong international brand lineup.”

You can find out more about the Trafford Centre here

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