An almost idolatrous institutional tribute to Bergdorf's, to the Goodmans-particularly its founder- Edwin- who created its...

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BERGDORF'S ON THE PLAZA

An almost idolatrous institutional tribute to Bergdorf's, to the Goodmans-particularly its founder- Edwin- who created its tradition of impeccable fashion, and to all the wonderful, wonderful people who work there, from designer Bernard Newman to Ethel Frankau of the custom salon to Murry Singer who handles furs. Gentle, handsome Edwin Goodman, a man of vision as well as taste, came from tailoring in Rochester, N.Y. to build up this fashion store- to change its policy with the times and introduce ready-to-wear to women who would no longer give the time to made-to-order. His children, Ann and Andrew, carried on with enthusiasm- and young ideas- and there is now a third generation eager to participate. A very chatty coverage, along with a lot of name dropping, this includes all the frissons and frills of high fashion along with the sometimes repulsive actions of the rich and is for those ladies who have not been completely satisfied by Vogue or Harper's under the drier.

Pub Date: March 30, 1956

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Knopf

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 1, 1956