A Look Back at the Celebrity Shopping Mecca That Was Barneys New York


Barneys New York was once the coolest place to shop on the planet. If other department stores made you feel rich (or not), Barneys made you feel like a real New Yorker: wise and hip. (Even in Los Angeles!) Britney Spears went there in 2004 to goof off with her mom in the hat department. Bruce Willis bought suits there. The Queen of Jordan stopped in for lunch. Even Joe Biden wanted a slice of the vibe! As the company announces that it is filing for bankruptcy, we look back on the stars that have made the institution their retail destination.