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Somerset Collection’s CityLoft Returns to Downtown Detroit with 40 Brands

Posted on Friday, August 16 2013 in Citylife


The doors under the bright green sign on Woodward Avenue are once again open! The ever-popular Somerset Collection’s CityLoft has returned to the heart of downtown Detroit, promising visitors a month chockfull of shopping. With high-end retailers offering merchandise from 40 different brands, you get megamall offerings while taking in Detroit’s charming sites.

There’s really something for everyone at CityLoft. Products range from kitchenware at Sur la Table, to fashion items at Fossil and The Limited, to dresses from Macy’s Bridal.  And you don’t even have to hassle with packed elevators or huge mall parking lots.

Somerset Collection's CityLoft

Other retailers include Buckle, Cache, Coach, Eddie Bauer, Gap, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Hallmark, Saks Fifth Avenue, Vera Bradley, Williams-Sonoma and more.

CityLoft is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Aug. 24 and is located at 1261 Woodward, between Grand River and State.

Downtown Detroit Days
While you’re in the area, check out Detroit-based specialty retailers, such as Beau Bien Fine Foods, Common Threads Clothing and The Peacock Room; food vendors; and the Tashmoo Biergarten at Downtown Detroit Days. It’s actually a Detroit tradition — inspired by the Downtown Detroit Days that started in the 1950s by Hudson’s and other downtown retailers.
Downtown Detroit Days is running Aug. 16-18 from 5-11 p.m. (Friday), 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (Saturday) and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sunday) and is located at 511 Woodward Ave., next to the Guardian Building on the corner of Woodward and West Congress.


What will you be picking up at Somerset Collection’s CityLoft? Where’s your favorite place to shop in The D?


About the Author: Miranda Crace is a media relations intern at Quicken Loans. She graduated from Wayne State University with a bachelor of arts, majoring in public relations and minoring in film. Before working with Quicken Loans, Miranda worked on the Detroit-based film Detroit Unleaded and with nonprofit organization, Light Gives Heat.

Photo Credit: Somerset Collection's CityLoft