LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:
Barneys, the blissful luxury division string, could see its doorways closed once and for all. Since filing for bankruptcy, Barneys shops have already been shutting through the nation, and, in an additional blow, its many iconic storefront normally in peril. The Barneys ny on Madison Avenue in Manhattan ended up being a tourist spot and a popular for the ladies in HBO’s “Intercourse And the populous city.”
(SOUNDBITE OF TV PROGRAM, “SEX WHILE THE CITY”)
UNIDENTIFIED ACTOR: (As character) So which district would you vote in?
SARAH JESSICA PARKER: (As Carrie Bradshaw) Whichever one is near Barneys.
GARCIA-NAVARRO: Fashion’s cool children and musicians had been frequently showcased waiting for you occasions. It defined luxury for a generation. Vanessa Friedman is the principle fashion critic for The ny instances, and I am joined by her now. Welcome.
VANESSA FRIEDMAN: sweet to speak to you.
GARCIA-NAVARRO: Barneys is types of woven in to the material of the latest York in a manner that i believe few other outlets that are retail. We already pointed out “Intercourse additionally the City,” but there are some other films and television shows, notably “Will Grace that is&, in which the character, Jack, finished up obtaining a task at Barneys.
(SOUNDBITE OF TV PROGRAM, “WILL & GRACE”)
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