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Hoopers celebrate 30th Anniversary

Last night luxury department store group, Hoopers celebrated their 30th Anniversary holding parties across all their stores. Hoopers first opened their doors in 1982 and now have department stores in four quintessential English towns as well as a new website


Excited customers queued eagerly around the block for the doors to open. Once inside, amazed guests were treated to The Unexpected! Surprise elements and performances across all departments included acclaimed jazz singer, Omarni Jones, an appearance from the special Radley Dogs, some of the leading names in the international burlesque scene including Beatrix Von Bourbon, Vicky Butterfly Burlesque and Mia Merode.

Guests sipped on champagne and nibbled on canapés as they browsed the departments. Grazia's Fashion reporter, Hannah Almassi presented guests with the season’s trends and must buys from the store while dramatic makeovers were in full swing in the beauty halls. Special DJ sets in the Young Fashion departments, contortionists in the windows and stilt walkers were seen throughout the store.

The iconic, Hoopers Tunbridge Wells store revealed a multi-million pound refurbishment of the ground floor with new beauty, accessories, menswear and young fashion departments. A clean and effective new design for the shop front enables the beauty hall to been seen to the street view, revealing the celebrations within.

Guests included Chris Good, the CEO of Estee Lauder Europe, designer Paul Costelloe as well key industry figures from brands such as Luisa Cerano, Scotch & Soda, Soaked in Luxury, Gerry Weber, Passport, Stills and John Sankey.

Anne Horton, Managing Director commented ‘I am thrilled and proud to celebrate our special milestone and re-launch of our Tunbridge Wells store with suppliers and customers. The 30th anniversary celebrations have been rolled out to all four of our stores with over 2,500 guests helping us celebrate.’ 



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