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Friday Question of the Day – Are you Happy with the Stores Coming to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

Earlier this week we learned about most of the stores that will be going into Broadway Plaza in their initial phase one plan in downtown Walnut Creek. Plenty of active/street wear shops. Kiehl’s, Lush and NYX Cosmetics are new cosmetics shops debuting as well. Are you happy with this selection? Considering there are five spots that have yet to be announced, what would you like to see? Keep in mind this is only for the initial phase. More stores have been confirmed for future phases in other areas of Broadway Plaza, such as Gap and possibly Restoration Hardware as well as restaurants True Food Kitchen and Boca Pizzeria.


Summary of Broadway Plaza Stores Coming to Phase One of the Broadway Plaza Redevelopment in Walnut Creek


Over the past year I have been posting about the new stores coming to phase one of the Broadway Plaza redevelopment in downtown Walnut Creek. A source has helpfully put together a summary and map of the stores that are coming:

1090 – Lululemon
1091 – ?
1092 – Madewell
1094 – Michael Kors
1096 – Kit & Ace
1098 – ?
1100 – Lou & Grey
1101 – Athleta
1103 – Kiehl’s
1104 – Eileen Fisher
1105 – ?
1106 – J.Crew
1108 – L’Occitane
1111 – ?
1112 – ?
1114 – Ivivva
1116 – NYX Cosmetics
1120 – Aveda
1122 – Vince Camuto
1124 – Ecco
1126 – Lush
Five spots remain. Stay tuned…

NYX Cosmetics Coming to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

Los Angeles-based NYX Cosmetics is opening one its first five locations in Broadway Plaza in downtown Walnut Creek by the end of the year. According to a source, look for the store directly next to Macy’s.

From their Facebook page:

NYX Cosmetics was named after the Greek goddess who ruled the night, just like many of our fans who rule the night life in this modern techno-savvy world. We offer a wide variety of products ranging from eye shadows to foundation and brushes to eye lashes and glitter to glosses. Everything a professional makeup artist needs for the job or that a goddess needs to create her look for a night on the town.

NYX Cosmetics originated and is headquartered in the heart of sunny Los Angeles. The cosmetics line was founded in 1999 by a young entrepreneur named Toni Ko. Ms. Ko has been involved in color cosmetics since she was a teenager and has always desired to create and share a line of cosmetics that provided quality products at affordable prices.


Pandora Jewelry Coming to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

The latest retail store to come to Broadway Plaza in downtown Walnut Creek is Pandora Jewelry. It looks like it will be located off the side walkway near Macy’s. As you can see in the above photo, the street “will be narrowed and paved to add to the European-style, pedestrian appeal” according to their Facebook page. Look for a November opening for the initial Broadway Plaza phase.

From their Facebook page:

PANDORA designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and modern jewellery made from genuine metals at affordable prices. PANDORA jewellery is sold in more than 90 countries on six continents through approximately 9,600 points of sale, including more than 1,400 concept stores.

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, PANDORA employs more than 12,400 people worldwide of whom approximately 8,600 are located in Gemopolis, Thailand, where the company manufactures its jewellery.


Apex by Sunglass Hut Coming to Broadway Plaza

Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

One more new retailer coming to Broadway Plaza in downtown Walnut Creek is Apex by Sunglass Hut, which will feature “sport performance eyewear”. I asked about this at Sunglass Hut, also located at Broadway Plaza and they were not aware of Apex coming however according to my source there are definite plans for this, right next to Macy’s. Check out this new concept store experience here. Looks very cool!

From their website:

Apex by Sunglass Hut is a revolutionary sunglass store committed to carrying the world’s best assortment of sport performance eyewear. Driven by innovation, the N3L retail experience will forever change the way performance eyewear is discovered, ensuring that you will always find the right frame, shape and lens for your specific sport or outdoor environment.


Kiehl’s Coming to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

Earlier this week we learned that Lush Cosmetics is coming to Broadway Plaza in downtown Walnut Creek and now, thanks to a reader for pointing out that another skin care and cosmetics shop, Kiehl’s, is coming to Broadway Plaza in downtown Walnut Creek according to permit information submit to the city of Walnut Creek. Check out their product line at their website here.


Lush Cosmetics Coming to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

The handmade cosmetics shop Lush has confirmed they are coming to Broadway Plaza in downtown Walnut Creek and it looks like they’re going to be located in the new section directly next to Macy’s (according to a source). Check out the history of Lush here and their product line here. As you can see from the above photo taken over the weekend, the sidewalk is being completely redone along the main strip.

From their Facebook page:

We make fresh products by hand with love, including:

Bath Bombs
Bubble Bar Slices
Luxury Bath Melts
FUN – our 4-in-1 creation

Shower Jellies
Shower Gels & Smoothies
Sugar Scrubs

Solid & Liquid Shampoo
Solid & Liquid Conditioner
Hair Masks
Henna Hair Dye
Styling Gels

Shaving Creams
Lip Balms
Dusting Powders
Massage Bars
Body Butters
Hand & Body Creams
Foot Care

Solid Fragrances

Emotional Brilliance
Liquid Lipsticks
Cream Eyeshadows
Liquid Liners

And gorgeous wrapped gifts for everyone!


We’ve also created a traditional English spa, complete with jars of fresh wild flowers, mismatched vintage teacups and old-fashioned books lining the shelves. Like all LUSH products, our spa treatments are fresh and handmade. Choose from seven unique treatments and surrender yourself to an experience that lifts you up, takes you on a beautiful journey, and then sets you back on earth feeling serene and radiant.