Shop till you drop at Tilly’s

Dakota Phillips ‘15
News editor

Tilly’s is a new store that opened at Lakeside Mall at the beginning of this school year. And Tilly’s has made its mark in the last few months. The store, known for its action-branded clothing and accessories, has provided teens with the latest trends in fashion today.
When Tilly’s first opened at Lakeside, store personnel even came to LCN during lunches and gave away free merchandise to students for promotion. Many students received free hats and sunglasses from the promoters of the store. It led these students to go to Lakeside for the opening of the store.
Tilly’s focuses on young men and women with trendy clothes and brand-name accessories that target the active lifestyles such as surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding; therefore, Tilly’s is on most teens’ lists of favorite stores. It is the place to go for the newest and cutest up- to-date fashion trends.
Most people like Tilly’s because the store has a lot of diversity in clothing styles. Tilly’s has it all: From skater clothes to colorful hipster attire. The store has a wide range of choices when it comes to clothes.
The store also features many accessories, such as hats, beanies, purses, backpacks, shoes, and penny boards, which are basically mini skateboards.
Tilly’s, being one of the newest stores at Lakeside, has a lot of competition. Pacsun, Forever 21, Zumies, and H&M are similar to Tilly’s.
Tilly’s does have its down side. Its prices are a bit on the high side compared to the similar stores at Lakeside, although some think the quality of their unique products is worth the price.
Lindsey Klos ‘16 said, “I think Tilly’s has cool stuff and cute clothes. I think the pricing is worth it. I really want a penny board from there.”
The people who work at Tilly’s are very helpful. Most people are considerably young. Everyone is very kind and always helps the customers get what they need very efficiently and effectively. The workers always have a positive attitude with a smile on their faces. Most people are pleased with the service they receive at Tilly’s.
According to, the first store opened in Southern California in 1982. Tilly’s currently has 195 locations across 32 states. The store has grown tremendously over the last few decades and spread across the country. The store has become very successful. Their location at Lakeside Mall has caught on very well. Tilly’s can be found on the second floor of Lakeside Mall, near the Sunglass Hut.
With the new wave of fashion sweeping teens today, Tilly’s is the perfect place to hit up with your friends. From the newest stylish fashions to unique alternative sports equipment and accessories, Tilly’s has it all. Four out of five stars.