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Anna Kahn

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CHARIVARI: A FASHIONABLE UPPER WEST SIDE STORY

Barney’s, Bergdorf’s, and Bloomingdale’s have always been widely recognized names in the New York City fashion world. People travel from all over the world to walk along Fifth and Madison Avenues on the East Side to get their fashion fix, but, what about the West Side? Back in 1967, the Upper West Side got its first taste of high fashion with the opening of Charivari. Charivari was a family business started by Selma Weiser and her daughter, Barbara, and son, Jon. The family had fallen on hard times, Selma had lost her job as a buyer for a department store in New Jersey and was going through a devastating divorce. The family was close to selling their home when Selma had the idea to open a store. The family was able to find a dingy store on Broadway and 85th Street, the location at the time was not...
Posted to Attractions on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 11:55:55 AM

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