May 06, 2013 12:00 PM


The documentary Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s, out May 3, goes inside the vaults of N.Y.C.’s legendary Fifth Avenue fashion fortress, revealing the stories and stars behind the store’s 111-year history.

Barbra Streisand 1965

In her My Name Is Barbra TV special, she sang and danced through Bergdorf’s after hours.

Carol Channing 1964

Dolly got all dolled up during an elaborate hat fitting with Halston. The renowned designer first found fame as Bergdorf’s head milliner, topping off the likes of Elizabeth Taylor.

Jackie and John F. Kennedy 1961

“Jackie asked Bergdorf’s to design her Inauguration gown,” says director Matthew Miele. She was also the first to hire a personal shopper.

Sex and the City 2 2009

Bergdorf’s served as Carrie Bradshaw’s luxury playground, and personal shopper Betty Halbreich consulted on the show’s sexy look. “It’s part of the legacy,” says Miele.

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