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providing ample space for its world-renowned window displays. The interior will maintain an aesthetic consistent with the recent renovations of the Madison Avenue store, which emphasize a modern, open, gallery-like feel. The Barneys New York downtown store will carry men's and women's designer clothing, shoes, and accessories, and will feature a Foundation level for cosmetics, skincare, and fragrances. Preliminary plans also include a Freds restaurant on the uppermost retail floor. About Barneys New York BARNEYS NEW YORK (Barneys) is a luxury specialty retailer renowned for having the most discerning edit from the world's top designers, including women's and men's ready-to-wear, accessories, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics, fragrances, and gifts for the home. Barneys' signature sense of wit and style is manifested in its creative advertising campaigns, original holiday themes, and celebrated window displays. FounFrom its original opening in 1923, Barneys New York ded as a men's retailer in 1923 in downtown Manhatwas a consistent and powerful presence, iconic to the tan, it became an international arbiter of high style downtown New York for both women and landscape. Barney men in the 1970s, rePressman opened nowned for discovehis men's store, "Barring and developing ney's," on Seventh new and innovative Avenue in Chelsea design talent. in 1923. Launched as a discount retaiToday, Barneys New ler, by the 1970s the York operates flastore evolved into a gship stores in New New York City luYork City, Beverly xury menswear desHills, Chicago, Seatttination, becoming le, Boston, San Franan early champion cisco, Las Vegas, Los of European brands. Angeles and Scottsdale along with a preeminent luxury online store, In 1976, Barneys began selling women's clothing, Barneys.com, as well as 25 other stores and outlets followed by cosmetics, home wares and gifts. Bar- across the United States. For more information about neys New York expanded into its existing flagship Barneys New York, please visit www.Barneys.com location on Madison Avenue in 1993, and closed the and explore its luxury content site, Seventh Avenue location in 1997. The Window, for an insider's look into the Barneys The thriving Madison Avenue flagship will continue world: a behind-the-scenes visit with exciting desigto operate as the largest store for the company, which ners, fashion, events, and the Barneys team. along with the Upper West Side, Soho and Brooklyn locations, provides Barneys New York with an excep- SOURCE Barneys New York tionally strong presence across New York City.