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Bergdorf Goodman Men's
Mon-Fri, 10am-8pm; Sat, 10am-7pm; Sun, noon-6pm
Nearby Subway Stops
N, Q, R at Fifth Ave.-59th St.; F at 57th St.
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Located directly across Fifth Avenue from the main Bergdorf Goodman department store, the men's offshoot—open since 1990—is no less graceful or sophisticated than its distaff counterpart. Fashion-conscious wives send their husbands here for the city's largest selection of elegant formalwear, as well as upper-crust accessories and designer sportswear. Decorated to feel like a clubby men's lounge with plenty of mid-century modern furniture, the three-floor department store is a calm, quiet preserve of designer fashion—in welcome contrast to the sometimes frenetic energy of the women's store. Impeccably suited salesmen beckon in each department on the store's colorful main floor, navigating shoppers through the bountiful tie and shirt selections from labels like Charvet and Etro. On the cavernous second floor, formalwear from houses like Brioni, Bamford & Sons and Spencer Hart hang casually in individual areas, each with its own sitting room and decorated to resemble a Tribeca loft. Downtown guys (or midtowners with sub-14th St. leanings) have their pick of avant-garde sportswear upstairs on three, with styles from Dsquared to Thom Browne; unrepentant purists can stick to Ralph Lauren and Gucci.Sales
Seasonal sales in December and August.
Key DepartmentsClothing: Men
The third-floor designer sportswear level rivals Barneys for sheer breadth of cutting-edge designers. Enjoy a rotating collection of the latest names, like Brunello Cucinelli, Alexander McQueen, and Boglioli.Cuff Links
There’s something for everyone at this shrine to the sophisticated, old-money look. You’ll find simple, classic silver links, perfect for men just learning to love French cuffs, as well as some very distinguished onyx and mother-of-pearl styles.Formalwear
Old-school styling meets cosmopolitan flair at Bergdorf, one of New York’s most fail-safe menswear options. Designers include Valentino and Armani, and Bergdorf also has a full line of made-to-order. The most popular tux is a single-button grosgrain peak by Brioni.
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