Luxury Retail Detail. Bergdorf Goodman to Open Modern Accessories Room

September 29, 2008 • Accessories


Bergdorf Goodman is dedicating a large space to accessories on its main-floor. The
luxury specialty store, which had a 9.1% increase in sales to
$579.7 million this year, will open it’s main-floor renovation with a 3,000-square-foot Modern
Accessories Room
on Saturday.

under the direction of Bergdorf’s Linda Fargo, the room features
traditional elements such as crown moldings fused with contemporary
touches like custom-made Swarovski crystal chandeliers, clear and
smoked-glass cases lined with metal strapping and onyx details. Vendors
in the space are more cutting edge, such as Balenciaga, Lanvin and
Azzedine Alaïa.

For the first time, all accessory categories
from a particular brand will be displayed, from bags and belts to
jewelry and eyewear. Mannequins dot the room showing how styles look.
Other designers in the room include Alexander McQueen, Chrome Hearts,
Yves Saint Laurent, Jimmy Choo
and Pierre Hardy.

start at $750 and go up to $25,000 for an exotic skin bag. While he
declined to divulge sale projections for the Modern Accessories Room, Bergdorf Goodman anticipates that the area will draw a lot of interest, despite the pathetic economic climate.

Source & Photo: WWD

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