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Sunday, September 9, 2012

Fashion night out at Bergdorf Goodman's '111 years of Extraordinary'

One snippet of my phenomenal experience with Brizo's Fashion week event (more info to come) was going to Bergdorf Goodman's Birthday celebration, "111 years of Extraordinary," for Fashion night out! What a party, all in honor of high fashion!! See all the amazing windows:

Step inside in the Main lobby and see...

an amazing suspended arrangement of flowers and bamboo above


the one and only Lady Bunny spinning music! 


 Put on your party hats for a huge tribute to amazing couture designers of this time! See some of these designers sketches and stories behind the 111th Anniversary collection:


"Since BG was my temple of fashion since a very young age, I made the Bergdorf Goodman facade the inspiration for my 111 Anniversary look with the exclusive photo print of this iconic building."
- Albert Kriemler

 J. Mendel:

"To celebrate a store as iconic as Bergdorf Goodman, I wanted to create a dress that would embody the same qualities of eternal glamour: sleek, sophisticated, timeless, urbane and yet with a dash of playful extravagance. Bergdorf’s has been making women dream for 111 years; this dress is for the woman who wants to step into that dream."

- Gilles Mendel

Jason Wu:

"For Bergdorf Goodman’s 111th Anniversary, I decided to do one of my signature silhouettes in vibrant colors that first landed me in Bergdorf Goodman. I am so happy to celebrate such an important milestone with one of my favorite stores."
- Jason Wu

Manolo Blahnik:

"I designed this kicky little bootie just for my favorite folks at Bergdorf’s to celebrate a fantastic birthday . . . 111!!! . . . I said that it had to be special and filled with sparkle . . . punch and a lot a pizzazz . . . and here it is!!!"
- Manolo Blahnik

Monique Lhullier:

"I remember my early trips to NY growing up. BG was always a must stop for us. I loved looking at the windows, and shopping there always felt so special! BG represents the best of the best and exclusivity! I designed this gown to reflect the heritage of BG. The classic beauty of the burnt copper lace draped and molded to the body exudes timeless elegance. Cheers to another 111 years! I am proud to be a part of the BG family! "
- Monique Lhullier

Dolce & Gabbana:

"Happy Birthday, Bergdorf Goodman! Dress in white duchess satin with handpainted black roses, draped over a black tulle structure and inspired by the Fall/Winter 2009 Dolce & Gabbana show."
Dolce & GabbanaMonique Lh


  1. This is awesome Michele!! Thanks for sharing this experience with us!!!!


  2. I loved meeting you at Brizo FW and since I didn't get to Bergdorf Goodman for FNO, the images you posted made me feel like I was there. Thanks so much for sharing your experience and I can't wait to read your FAshion Week recap too!


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