Buffalo Kids Grand Opening at Walden Galleria
— Opening date set to celebrate new flagship store on March 6th —
Buffalo, NY: Lifestyle and clothing apparel brand, Buffalo Kids, has set an official opening date for its first ever bring and mortar store, located at Walden Galleria. Buffalo Kids will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, March 6th at 9:00 a.m. in their 1,320 sq. ft. space on the lower level of the shopping center near Starbucks.
Rapper and Buffalo native, Westside Gunn, will be bringing exclusive merchandise and an upscale shopping experience. Due to COVID-19, several safety measures have been put into place to comply with New York State guidelines for social distancing. Entry will not be permitted for customers without a mask and the store will only accept credit or debit card purchases, cash will not be accepted. Set time limits will be given for groups of customers and each customer will be limited to purchase only one of each item. The opportunity to take photos will be permissible.
The store will feature Buffalo Kids and Westside Gunn apparel and footwear, along with his wrestling company’s clothing line, Fourth Rope, and items from Griselda by Fashion Rebels. Plans are also in the works to host several meet and greet events with celebrities, both national and local, inside the store. The Buffalo Kids brand has a strong online following within the local community, which Gunn hopes to establish further at the area’s largest shopping center.
“I’m excited to bring my vision to the City of Buffalo, this was a dream of mine and I’m trying to lead by example to show every Buffalo Kid with hard work, anything is possible.” says Gunn.
Buffalo Kids was founded by rapper and Buffalo native, Westside Gunn. In 2014, Westside Gunn founded Griselda Records and clothing brand Fashion Rebels. Two years later after releasing his first commercial album, Griselda Records signed a music deal with Eminem Shady Records, a subsidiary of Interscope, establishing Westside Gunn as one of the first Buffalo rappers to sign with a major label. Today, his career and record label continue to grow as he is managed by the notable Jay-Z entertainment company, ROC NATION.
About Buffalo Kids
Westside Gunn has transformed the representation and reputation of Buffalo, New York across the world by bringing positive vibrant energy through his artistic creation of Buffalo Kids LLC, established in 2018. We’re known to manufacture only the highest quality and limited availability of apparel, art and decor. We strive to “wow” all our customers and continue to impact and provide support to the youth of Buffalo. The merchandise level of uniqueness and high fashion quality is so grand; it also extends to reach all ages because of the demand, ritzy look and impact it brings to the culture. This online brand is always in high demand and will now be accessible to reach all audiences who would like to have an upscale, in-store retail experience and indulge in the love for Buffalo. All while remembering through art and detail, its home to multiple historic sites, wrestlers and New Era Cap, of which we also have partnered with.
About Walden Galleria
Walden Galleria is the Buffalo-Niagara region’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination. With over 200 retailers, 8 sit-down restaurants, an international food court, and Regal Cinemas Stadium 16 with RPX theatres and full reclining seats, Walden Galleria truly dominates the retail market. Walden Galleria attracts over 23 million visitors a year by offering an impressive and unique selection of retail, restaurants, and entertainment that cannot be found anywhere else in the market including Anthropologie, lululemon athletica, Free People, Urban Outfitters, Apple Computer, ZARA, World of Beer, Texas de Brazil, The Cheesecake Factory, Dave & Buster’s, 5 Wits and many more! For more information, visit www.waldengalleria.com.
About Pyramid Management Group
Pyramid Management Group is one of the largest, most innovative, privately-held real estate developers in the northeast. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, Pyramid’s portfolio of dynamic shopping, dining and entertainment destinations and expanding hospitality presence dominate the northeast with 14 properties located throughout New York and Massachusetts. For 50 years, Pyramid has built its reputation on being first, fast, ahead of the curve and always what’s next, leading the industry in combining the best elements of traditional retail with world-class dining and entertainment, all under one roof. For more information, visit www.pyramidmg.com.