Vanity Fair has a great historical piece about Barneys New York and the scoop on the venerable retailer's upcoming opening in (part of) its former Chelsea location at Seventh Avenue and 17th Street, where it operated from 1923 until 1997. (Hearing people like Rosanne Cash and Sandra Bernhard talk about the old store makes it sound like a religious experience!) Sadly, my budget is more Loehmann's, which occupied the space from the year I arrived until its bankruptcy filing in 2014. But the window-shopping alone promises to make this encore all worthwhile. Read HERE.
Iman and Madonna at the “Decorated Denim” auction, 1986