“Oklahoma needed something,” she said.
Loft Outlet, which anchors the north end, is another attractive retailer. Loft Outlet is under the umbrella of Ann Inc., which also operates Ann Taylor stores. And Coach Men is a relatively new concept for Coach; there are only about a dozen stores nationwide, Skoien said.
November's unseasonably warm weather didn't stop mall officials from adorning the buildings with Christmas lights and hanging giant snowflakes across the aisles. A tree lighting ceremony is planned for Nov. 20, with Santa Claus arriving by horse and carriage to light the mall's 25-foot tree.
Stores open at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving night for an “All Night Madness Party,” with free pumpkin pie and hot chocolate.