On Thursday, October 18, the first Uniqlo store in Cologne opens doors at Hohe Straße 52, amidst performances, special offers and a chance to win tickets to Tokyo.

The opening ceremony will commence at 9:30, with a performance by traditional Japanese Taiko drummers. A ribbon cutting will follow at 10:00AM.

To commemorate this milestone opening, first 200 visitors at Uniqlo’s new store in Cologne with receive a limited edition carrier bag and a cashmere scarf. One of bags also contains tickets to Tokyo for two people.

In addition, until 24th October 2018, Uniqlo offers special discounts on selected products from Life Wear Range, including ultra light down jackets, extra-fine merino wool pullovers for kids and parkas for children.

The regular opening times of the Uniqlo’s Cologne outlet are Monday to Thursday and Saturday from 10:00 to 20:00 and Friday from 10:00 to 21:00.

Bonus: Uniqlo has collaborated with Alexander Wang and the collection might just arrive at the Cologne outlet (I am awaiting confirmation from the brand, and will update the verdict here).

Bonus 2: An InstaFam member recommended their HeatTech range for the upcoming winters.