HistoryAt the turn of the 19 th Century, Edwin Goodman began work in a tailoring establishment in downtown Manhattan belonging a German immigrant, Herman Bergdorf. In 1906, Goodman purchased the store from Bergdorf and relocated to where the Rockefeller Center now stands. Click to book your Fashion on Fifth Avenue Shopping tour Over the years, Bergdorf Goodman began make waves in the local fashion industry with a number of innovative moves. In 1914, the store became the first couturier to introduce a ‘ready to wear’ collection, while in the 1920’s, the store introduced a fur salon, expanded to include a line for younger women and even developed a house brand perfume. In 1928, the store moved to its present location at Fifth Avenue and Fifty Eighth Street, where the former Vanderbilt mansion once stood. Since those early years, Bergdorf Goodman has continued to expand to bring its customers superb services and products, including “The Decorative Home on Seven”, unique books, bridal salons and day spas. In 2004, Bergdorf Goodman went online, essentially bringing its stunning products to all corners of the globe.
Bergdorf Goodman WindowsOne of the main attractions of Bergdorf Goodman happens before the customer sets a foot in the door. The windows of this store have become synonymous with tasteful design and incredible creativity. The windows are done up all year round but the store really goes to town over the holiday seasons, when a unique theme is chosen and presented by the talented team at Bergdorf Goodman. The holiday period of 2008/9, for example, had the store present the four seasons, each presented in stunning white-on-white designs, and drawing inspiration from the Natural History Museum.
Bergdorf Goodman Floor by FloorThere are seven floors plus a beauty level that make up the Bergdorf Goodman store. * #7 – Decorative Home: The place to select tasteful china, crystal or silver for one’s home. Also books and kids’ items. * #6 – The sixth floor is home to sportswear, coats, eveningwear, lingerie and swimwear. * #5 – A cool floor featuring a music bar, contemporary clothing, shoes and accessories. * #4 – The place to go if one is looking for the ultimate pampering shopping experience. Here one finds personal shopping services, couture collections, evening collections and a fur salon. * #3 – Advanced designer collections. * #2 – Designer boutiques by European creators and a designer shoe salon. * #1 – The last word in accessory floors featuring bags, belts, jewelry, sunglasses and hats. Beauty Level – The place to purchase every type of pampering item available, including cosmetics, fragrance and skin care.
Services:Bergdorf Goodman offers its customers a number of unbeatable services that include: * Bridal: Wedding specialists offer brides to be the ultimate experience, ranging from gowns to hair and makeup, spas, accessories and a gift registry. * Salons and Spas: Choose from two – the John Barrett Salon situated in the penthouse above the store with stunning views of Central Park; or the Susan Ciminelli Day Spa that offers rare, exclusive treatments. * Restaurants: There are four in-store restaurants for customers to enjoy, ranging from the stunning, four roomed 7 th Floor BG Restaurant, to the more upbeat and casual Bar 5F.
Visiting Bergdorf GoodmanAnybody visiting New York should definitely add a shopping spree at Bergdorf Goodman to their itinerary. This store carries the spirit of elegance and class that characterized yesteryear New York but also embraces modern trends and contemporary looks. It is not for nothing that Bergdorf Goodman is considered an iconic feature of the city.
Location: 754 5th Avenue, New York City, NY, 10019
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Updated On: 2015-10-10
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