NYFW City Secrets

2 5 2013
Fashion Week is upon us, and as usual we're mapping out our schedules of both shows and revival. This February, we've outlined the places where we like to pause, refresh and caffeinate. By Lincoln Center: The Empire Hotel Bar — popular with those traveling into New York for Fashion Week, this is the busiest spot... View More

Annie & the BG Windows

12 21 2012
Our holiday windows this year pay homage to entertainment of the 1930's such as Ziegfeld Follies, Busby Berkeley’s Hollywood musicals and Vaudeville revues. One of the most cherished and heart-warming musicals was set during this Art Deco era and the Great Depression. This Fall,  Annie, starring Lilla Crawfordcelebrates its 35th Anniversary production at... View More

Holiday Windows 2012: The BG Follies

11 20 2012
Bergdorf Goodman Holiday Window: Act V
Photo copyrights © Ricky Zehavi David Hoey discusses our Holiday Windows: You can call our Holiday Windows a study in maximalism. Last night David Hoey and our visual team unveiled this year's Holiday Windows to Fifth Avenue.  Called The BG Follies of 2012, the windows were inspired by entertainments such... View More

In Pictures: The Rockaways and Coney Island

11 13 2012
The Rockaways

If you've lived in New York in recent years, you may have noticed a growing athletic trend: surfing.  From the coast of New Jersey to Long Island's tip at Montauk, New Yorkers have found themselves drawn to our lilting tide.  Waves vary in size and accessing the perfect swell is something of... View More

Phillip Lim, Pretty Modern, Pretty Smart

Glenn O'Brien converses with Phillip Lin and Dree Hemingway

11 13 2012
ONE OF THE HOTTEST DESIGNERS ON THE SCENE, YOUNG PHILLIP LIM DID IT HIS OWN WAY. IN FACT, HE MAY SERVE AS A PROTOTYPE FOR FASHION-DESIGN SUCCESS IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. HE’S HARDWORKING, REALISTIC, DETAIL-OBSESSED, EXACTING—ALL FINE QUALITIES IN ANY BUSINESS—BUT ULTIMATELY, LIM’S TRIUMPH IS ALL ABOUT PITCH-PERFECT AESTHETICSHIS CLOTHES LOOK GOOD AND... View More

Denim Defined has changed: Warm up on 5F instead

This is what's happening this weekend

11 3 2012
We've made a donation to the Red Cross and now we want to help you make one, too. If you haven't caught on, this week's Denim Defined event changed as Hurricane Sandy made her approach on New York. This isn't the right time to talk about fit and pocket-size... instead we want you to come reconnect... View More

After Hurricane Sandy: Easy Tips on How to Help

10 31 2012
Bergdorf Goodman during hurricane Sandy
As Hurricane Sandy made its way toward our fair city by the sea, we began to fear that the worst would unfold on Manhattan and her outer boroughs.  As New Yorkers are ought to do, we made the most of the worst by keeping in touch via social media, toasting marshmallows over candlelight and... View More

BG Recipes: Roasted Cauliflower

A New Vegetarian Dish at BG Restaurant

BG Restaurant reveals their latest vegetarian dish

10 11 2012
Roasted Cauliflower
Roasted Cauliflower (4 Servings) 1 whole head - cauliflower 8 cups - spinach 1 whole - pear 4 tablespoons - golden raisins Blanche whole head cauliflower, then ice it. Slice it into 4 equal parts, approximately ½ cup per part. Saute in pan until golden brown. Slice pear into 8 pieces. Caramelize in a pan with olive oil, salt & pepper. Continue to cook in oven at... View More

BG Recipes: The Gotham Salad

A New York Classic

9 14 2012

When you sit down for a civilized lunch at BG Restaurant you may revel in lovely views of Central Park, plot your strategy through the store and enjoy unrivaled people watching.  Then, in all likelihood, you will order a Gotham Salad.  What began thirty years ago as an updated take on the... View More

Once This Was the Grandest House in America

Adrian Dannatt on the spot where Bergdorf Goodman Grew

8 29 2012
Vast wealth has been created across the world in the last few decades, and despite all rumors to the contrary, we have enjoyed a remarkable period of widespread prosperity, even taking into account recent dips and stutters. But even from our lofty vantage as connoisseurs of spectacular consumption, nothing can ever compete with the sheer, stunning, inconceivable wealth of the early-twentieth-century robber... View More