Nordstrom Rack opens with fanfare in Riverwalk outlet mall

October 6, 2016 | Updated: 7:46 p.m., October 6, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The Outlet Collection Riverwalk welcomed its newest fashion outlet.

Nordstrom Rack opened with much fanfare Thursday (Oct. 6) morning.

It’s the first Nordstrom store in the New Orleans area.

Shoppers will find big names like Kate Spade, Burberrv, Levis and Michael Kors.

Nordstrom Rack spokeswoman Jessica Canfield says the Riverwalk is a perfect fit for the store's new location.

The Collection at Riverwalk, one of the first outlet malls in an urban area, has about 100 stores and restaurants.