KOOPLED UP: The Kooples is coming to the U.S. The French contemporary brand said it will open corners in five Bloomingdale’s stores in New York and New Jersey in early September. Known for its advertising campaigns featuring famous and nonfamous couples, the ready-to-wear brand will sell its women’s and men’s clothes at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street and SoHo locations in New York. There will also be women’s corners at the department store’s locations in Garden City and White Plains, N.Y., and Short Hills, N.J.

The Kooples has a total of 319 points of sale in France, the U.K., Spain, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany for its main The Kooples line and its more casual The Kooples Sport brand.

This story first appeared in the August 7, 2012 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

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