BLOOMINGDALE’S RELEASES EXCLUSIVE BOOK IN HONOR OF ITS 150TH ANNIVERSARY
The limited edition 150e birthday book Bloomingdale’s offers a decade-by-decade throwback to the legendary store
NEW YORK, November 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bloomingdale’s today announced the release of its book honoring its 150th anniversary and the mark the iconic retailer has had on fashion and culture. The book, hitting the shelves November 17is an exploration of the Bloomingdale’s brand and how the 59th Street icon captured the spirit of New Yorkwith a decade-by-decade look back at the legendary store and the birth of American style.
This exclusive book explores the Bloomingdale’s brand in relation to American fashion and pop culture over the past century and a half, illustrating how the retailer has been a leading institution in retail, designer partnerships, initiatives advertising and marketing and philanthropic programs.
Opening with an attacker designed by the editor of Harper’s Bazaar, Samira Nasrthe book shows how Bloomingdale’s has evolved from hoop skirts and hats to a landmark for fashion, innovation and community. The 250 pages of images showcase the progression of American fashion through the lens of the Bloomingdale brand, including interviews and quotes from more than 100 distinguished designers and notable Bloomingdale’s alumni, as well as groundbreaking fashion from the retailer that transformed the industry.
“We are so proud to see this labor of love come to life,” said Bloomingdale’s Marketing Director Frank Berman. “The 150th anniversary book is an archival journey through images and first-hand testimonials from some of the people who have played such an incredible role in our history. As we celebrate our past, the future has no never been brighter, and we are thrilled to commemorate this milestone in a way that will endure for years to come.”
Bloomingdale’s collaborated with Melcher Media to create the limited edition Bloomingdale’s 150e birthday book. For those looking to own a piece of history, the book will be available in “Standard” and “Deluxe” editions for purchase on Bloomingdale’s stores and online at www.bloomingdales.com. The Deluxe Edition of the book includes a deluxe slipcase stamped with a golden illustration of the 59e Street flagship store. The Standard Edition will retail for $75and the Deluxe Edition will retail for $125.
Bloomingdale’s is the only nationwide high-end department store in the United States. A division of Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M), it currently operates 34 Bloomingdale’s stores and 20 Bloomingdale’s The Outlet stores in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texasand Virginia. In addition, Bloomingdale’s has an international presence with a location in dubai and Kuwait. Founded in 1872, the iconic retailer celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. Be sure to follow @bloomingdales on social media, become a loyalist, and for more information or to shop anytime, visit www.bloomingdales.com
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