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You probably love Ellen DeGeneres for her sense of humor, outspokenness, and—let's be honest—Finding Nemo. However, you probably don't love her for sense of interior design. But Bergdorf Goodman does: "Everyone knows of the impact that she has through her talk show and social issues," the department store's president told WWD. "I think what's a little less known is her impact in the world of interior design and fashion... Her homes are favorites on Pinterest."
Come September 8th, shoppers perusing Bergdorf's will find something different among the luxury designer apparel: The comedian's ED by Ellen home collection will live on the department store's seventh floor as a month-long pop-up, while her clothing line will be available on the store's website.
Offerings vary wildly, and include a set of dessert plates, each emblazoned with a part of a silly old-fashioned joke, as well as items that you'd likely find in the store otherwise, like a handwoven cashmere throw for the very un-funny price of $3,750. In the middle, you'll find clay bowls and sets in the $50 to $150 range, $295 tablecloths, and $65 pillows.
Here's her response to WWD, via email:
"I'm so excited that Bergdorf Goodman is hosting my lifestyle brand, ED's, exclusive pop-up shops. You can now officially refer to them as ‘Bergdorf GREATman.' Ha — I made that up myself. Hold on. Now I'm laughing so hard, I'm crying."
Never change, Ellen.