But... we’re getting closer.
Until then, there’s these: The Fifth Avenue Man, the new men’s shop within Saks Fifth Avenue, now open. And Sophie’s, Saks’ tony little enclave of lobster rolls and gimlets, opening Friday.
Here’s the breakdown:
Whisk yourself up to the sixth floor.
Locate the elevator behind the fragrance counter—your uncanny ability to smell Chanel No. 5 will serve you well.
Some familiar Italians will greet you on 6.
Brioni, Ermenegildo Zegna, Brunello Cucinelli. They’ve brought Salvatore Ferragamo to the party. So go ahead, get a suit made. You’re among friends.
Yes, you’re right: it does look like the Library of Congress in here.
That central rotunda was based on the LOC layout. The 500 styles of shoes—that’s based on your wildly eclectic shoe appetite.
Going up: seventh floor.
The sportswear department is loaded with selvage denim, brands like Rag & Bone, and... the enticing aroma of strip steak.
Yes, Sophie’s is here, too.
Soften up clients over lunches of crab cakes, fries with sriracha ketchup, Bourbon Cherry Sours and jaw-dropping views of the Mag Mile. The bourbon will handle most of the softening.
Remember Table 73.
This primo seat offers a wraparound view, perfect for afternoon meetings over champagne.
You and your new pants have a lot to celebrate.