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Outlets of Des Moines Announces August Openings of Nautica and AĆ©ropostale

August 23, 2022

Alyssa Knudsen | Outlets of Des Moines | aknudsen@nedevelopment.com | (319) 480-2242
Christie Kozak | Leary PR | christie@learypr.com | (978) 502-5747

ALTOONA, IOWA (August 2022) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) has announced the openings of Nautica (August 12) and Aéropostale (August 19) at the center. Nautica specializes in nautically-influenced fashions for the family and home; Aéropostale is a casual apparel and accessories brand for young adults. Both offer name brand merchandise at outlet prices.

“Outlets of Des Moines is pleased to welcome both Nautica and Aéropostale,” says TJ Just, General Manager of Outlets of Des Moines. “This year Outlets of Des Moines will open a total of nine new retailers, each adding to the exceptional array of stores at the center,” he adds.


Nautica is a leading global lifestyle brand for men, women, and children, which includes home bedding collections. As a nautical-influenced classic American sportswear brand, Nautica inspires and enables people to experience the joy of water. Today, Nautica is one of the most recognized American brands throughout the world, with over 35 categories available in more than 65 countries with 84 Nautica stores and 291 International stores, and over 1,400 Nautica branded shops worldwide. For more information, visit Nautica.com.


Aéropostale is a specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories for guys and girls ages 18-22. Through the brand’s Oneness ethos, Aéropostale embraces acceptance, empathy and respect to promote a sense of unity among its loyal customers and in communities around the world. Aéropostale offers a selection of high-quality denim and fashion basics at compelling values in an innovative and exciting store environment. With over 1,000 locations worldwide, Aéropostale currently operates stores in key territories around the world, including the United States, Mexico, Latin America, South America and the Middle East. For more information, visit Aeropostale.com.

Outlets of Des Moines

Shoppers will save up to 70 percent off on top brands at Outlets of Des Moines, an open-air lifestyle destination in Altoona, Iowa. Outlets of Des Moines features nationally renowned stores such as Coach Outlet, kate spade new york, Polo Ralph Lauren, Nike Factory Store, Michael Kors Outlet, J.Crew Factory, PUMA, Express Factory Outlet, Under Armour Factory House, Vera Bradley Factory Outlet Store, Levi’s Outlet Store, Le Creuset, American Eagle, and Victoria’s Secret, coming soon. Outlets of Des Moines is conveniently located in the heart of Altoona, an entertainment destination featuring Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, Adventureland Amusement Park, and Bass Pro Shops (take exit 141 off I-80 west and from I-80 east take exit 142).  For more information, visit OutletsofDesMoines.com.

New England Development

For over 40 years, New England Development has taken a creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development and management, delivering and sustaining successful projects across a wide range of property types and across the country. New England Development’s robust portfolio of retail projects includes an exciting mix of outlet centers including Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona, Iowa; Asheville Outlets in Asheville, North Carolina and Clarksburg Premium Outlets in Clarksburg, Maryland.