Updated 5/26 at 2:15 PM
Today J. Press made it official on its website: It will reopen a New York store this fall in the most ideal of locations. Not only will J. Press return to 44th Street, the historic epicenter of Ivy in New York during the heyday, it will take over a ground foor space in the Yale Club building, recementing the brand’s ties with the university J. Press originally served when it was founded in New Haven in 1902.
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Last week the J. Press York Street account on Instagram posted the above photo with the comment:
Things are looking up as we begin construction on our new flagship store housed in this historic building.
It will be the J. Press flagship store for New York.
Coincidentally, as I was preparing this post I received an email from J. Press‘ corporate office, which is unable to confirm or deny rumors (or in this case, hints in bold) of a new store in New York.
And so, therefore, Ivy Style is unable to confirm or deny plans for a new store. However, some of you may recognize the building pictured and draw your own conclusions. — CC