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Dries Van Noten at Bergdorfs

by habituallychic

10 . 25 . 10
Dries Van Noten is a very busy designer.  As I wrote about recently, he just opened a new men’s store in Paris and now he just celebrated his new in store boutique on the third floor at Bergdorf Goodman.  I love that Dries puts as much thought into interior design as he does fashion design.  He recently told Esquire, “my partner Patrick Vangheluwe and I choose all the antiques pieces that go into the spaces. Sometimes they rotate in and out of our home and the stores.”  The blue sofa and yellow drapery combination is the same as in the Paris store but clearly, it’s a scheme that works well.  Dries also said, “the nice thing with antiques is you never find the same thing twice. You can make the same formula by combining a 1950’s chair with an over-the-top turn of the century table and all these things, but it’s always unique. It’s these strange mixtures that appeal in the decoration as they always do in my collection.” I concur.

Photos by Heather Clawson for Habitually Chic

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  1. Alcira Molina-Ali October 25, 2010 | 4:40 pm

    This is so fab.
    Makes me want to move right in.


  2. La Maison Fou October 25, 2010 | 5:15 pm

    I cannot wait to get back to Gotham, and see what new and B & g’S….

  3. Mosaicista Appassionata October 25, 2010 | 5:43 pm

    chic interiors

  4. C October 25, 2010 | 6:24 pm

    The bright yellow and blue combination is so invigorating, I would never have thought that it would work anywhere else except from maybe Miami! The most beautiful features are the roman looking gold columns with the decorative flourish at the top, it creates such a striking ‘wardrobe’ for clothes display.

  5. mydesignchic October 25, 2010 | 6:29 pm

    Going to be in New York over Thanksgiving and can’t wait to see the boutique in person…beautiful!

  6. The Zhush October 25, 2010 | 6:49 pm

    I concur as well! I was just at Bergdorf’s this weekend, really smitten with the Dries Disco ball scene in the window!

  7. Kimberly Grigg October 25, 2010 | 6:53 pm

    I love – and agree! – with the statement about the fabulous nature of antiques, in that the same thing is never created twice! How true! Thank you for this post… very cozy, yet rich.

  8. CB October 25, 2010 | 8:00 pm

    Love his clothes. And few have his ability to mix colors. Nice to have another place to shop the line.

  9. Cristina @FUJI FILES October 26, 2010 | 2:10 am

    I’m in love with the blue couch yellow curtains combo. Such unusual shades make for such an interesting combination!

    xx Cristina

  10. quintessence October 26, 2010 | 10:34 am

    Love his clothes – this season was particularly winning, interiors and that he likes gardening. I read somewhere that he brings his homemade jams as dinner party gifts.