Guest Post / Rachel Gray, Chicago based interior designer
A few years ago Barney’s New York was rebuilt in Chicago. The architecture and design is truly magnificent. My favorite part upon walking into the store is the gorgeous mosaic tile floor. I also love the winding stair case that takes you through each level of the store. Each level has its own unique design. The beautiful second floor shoe salon exhibits furniture with a mixture of materials and fabrics used. After shopping through all the floors i enjoy dining on the outdoor balcony at Fred’s while catching a glimpse of Lake Michigan. After lunch its also exciting to step across into Chelsea’s Passage and check out the new home furnishings and tableware collections.