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Follow the plush carpet depicting intertwined snakes that's currently sneaking into Bergdorf Goodman's second-floor shoe salon to find a revamped boutique for Gucci with views of Central Park. The department store's shop-in-shop is the brand's latest selling space to be remade in the vision of creative director Alessandro Michele, who was appointed just over a year ago.
It features touches like velvet chairs with gold rivets, panels filled with prints from several collections lining the walls, and velvet-upholstered busts modeling silk scarves. Even the hangers are luxe, with varying styles including one in blush pink leather and another in red and white toile. A similar setup is installed in the men's store across the street, and both stores have also dedicated windows to celebrating the new boutiques, marking the first time that the men's and women's stores have collaborated like this.
Gucci's been on something of a retail streak in New York City these days. December saw the opening of the Brookfield Place store, and Dover Street Market's newest beginning in January brought along a seventh floor installation.