chicago: barneys expansion

next april the chicago store of barneys new york will move across the street to a six story building and nearly double in size. the new location measures 90,000 sq.ft and will bring the chicago store on a par with the madison avenue flagship, boasting many of the latter’s design features. the additional retail space allows for the addition of a restaurant, personal shopping and concierge services plus a dramatic increase in merchandise assortment. this includes expanded women’s designer collections from lanvin and bottega veneta, a valextra shop and a new shoe salon. location: 15 east oak street [near north side].