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Woodfield Mall Announces Two New Retailers: ivivva athletica and Zara

Woodfield Mall recently announced two new retailers scheduled to open this year -- ivivva athletica and Zara. The stores are scheduled to open on the upper level of the Nordstrom wing.

The youth brand ivivva athletica, created by lululemon athletica in 2009, will offer young girls ages 6 to 15 a wide selection of dance and athletic apparel, including sports bras, tank tops, leotards, jackets, shorts, crops, pants, skirts and accessories. ivivva athletica is expected to open later this summer.

Zara is scheduled to open this fall and will offer on-trend apparel for men, women and children, such as outerwear, dresses, trousers, blouses, footwear, accessories and more. Zara is a Spanish clothing and accessories retailer based in Arteixo, Galicia, founded in 1975 by Amancio Ortega and Rosalía Mera. Zara is the flagship chain store of the Inditex group, the world's largest apparel retailer. The fashion group also owns brands such as Massimo Dutti, Pull and Bear, Uterqüe, Stradivarius, Oysho and Bershka. Zara currently has stores in Chicagoland at Block 37 and on Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile.

Woodfield Mall recently announced the opening of Fly Zone at Kids Foot Locker and the first-in-Illinois location for SIX:02, Also Flight 23 at Footaction, Eyebrow Designer 21 and rue 21 will be opening soon.

The announcement of these stores, and the others coming soon, coincide with the continuation of Woodfield Mall is undergoing a significant renovation with a modernized look and new flooring.

The $13.9 million renovations involve ...

 • Futuristic glass railing will replace bricks walls that block sight lines.

 • New white square ceramic flooring

 • Upgrades to seating areas

 • New carpet on the upper levels * Improved, directional signs

 • Majority of the work will be on the first floor or main floor

All work is being completed with minimal interference for shoppers. Much of the work begins immediately after closing time for the mall. Construction is scheduled to be completed during late 2015.

For more information, or a complete list of retailers, visit the official Woodfield Mall site, www.shopwoodfield.com or call (847) 330-1537.

See a list of all stores at Woodfield Mall at Woodfieldshops.com Woodfield Mall Shopping Directory.

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