Just for You: Manolo Blahnik’s Custom BBs

11 1 2013
Manolo Blahnik BB Color Variations

You know you have one. That favorite shoe that you wish you had in every color possible.  And there’s always that moment when you suddenly regret not getting said pump or sandal or boot in black, brown, navy or perhaps even animal print. It’s no secret that we have a bit of a crush on …

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Ana Maria’s Favorite Resort Kicks

10 30 2013
Gianvito Rossi Cage Sandal, 212 872 8947

We’re all due for a vacation, so pack your bags and get ready to set sail — resort season is here! And while that means many of us will be freezing our toes in windy, bleary New York, a lucky few will jet off for the warmer climes of the Caribbean. So what’s our Accessories director …

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BG Obsessed: Tabitha Simmons

Meet Tabitha Simmons Thursday, October 24

10 21 2013
Tabitha Simmons Bailey in Hologram Green, 212 872 8947

We’ve always had a bit of a girl crush on shoe designer / stylist extraordinaire Tabitha Simmons. Not only does this fashion powerhouse design some of the most comfortable heels we’ve worn, her styles consistently combine her international lifestyle with a chic practicality.  A busy, multi-tasking mother of two, Simmons designs with her own day …

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BG Obsessed: Touch Me Texture

9 24 2013

This week let’s take a stroll through animal magnetism.  We’ve already established that the point-toe pump is the creme de la sole this season — so let’s expand upon that notion… with a touch of texture.  That’s right, we’re talking about hair calf.  And, to Linda’s delight, this season’s shoes offer a menagerie of prints — from zebra …

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BG Obsessed: Shoes for Fashion Week

Our favorite soles for Fashion City's mean streets

9 3 2013
Manolo Blahnik BBs, 212 872 8947

September Fashion Week inspires a strange back-to-school feeling. Following a long, languid summer, we return to yet another bustling season filled with familiar faces, hourly schedules and the need for updated supplies. Yet rather than stocking up on freshly sharpened pencils and trapper keepers (hey, we’re students of the 90s here), fashion students must consider …

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#BGObsessed Instagram Challenge

8 26 2013
#BGObsessed Map

We take our obsessions seriously. Seriously. Two years ago, inspired by photographer John Clang, we mapped our Shoe Obsessions across the island of Manhattan – from the Top of the Rock to Prada hovering dangerously over the Brooklyn Bridge. We invited you to join us and we excitedly watched all of your obsessions pepper our …

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BG Obsessed: The Boys are Back

On adding bravado to our brogues

8 15 2013
Dries Van Noten Fall Collections, 212 872 2797

Every season there are just a few things — a certain shoe, bag, shape, a single must-have item — which define the moment.  And when it comes to your soles this fall, walk like a man.  Whether it’s a Beatle boot, oxford or point-toe brogue, let men’s footwear inspire.   Echo Kenickie and Zuko’s greased up, …

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Ana Maria’s Must-Have Fall Shoes

8 5 2013
Tabitha Simmons Banded Pump, 212 872 8947

BG Accessories Director Ana Maria Pimentel can boast that she has the most fun job within the BG family.  Seriously.  It’s her job to engage with shoes and handbags all day.  Of course there are more serious responsibilities like meeting designers, deciphering trends and decoding how we may want to accessorize next season; but, at the …

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Day-in-the-Life of AGL

Getting to know the Giusti Sisters

8 1 2013
AGL Shoes & the Giusti Sisters

When it comes to designing AGL shoes, it’s a family affair — crossing three generations. Founded in 1958 by designer Piero Giusti, AGL Shoes now finds its leadership within his granddaughter’s hands.  Handcrafted in Italy, AGL feels decidedly clean, modern, Him for Her.  And it’s no surprise that with Marianna, Vera and Sara intimately involved in …

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5 Questions with Gianvito Rossi

7 30 2013

New to Bergdorf Goodman, Italian shoe designer Gianvito Rossi met with us to answer the important questions: What style doesn’t he want to see come back? What’s his New York City Secret? And what childhood fashion memory haunts his dreams? Get to know the designer in the above video and stay tuned for details on …

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