We thought we’d heard it all: pet spas, rent-a-butlers, concierges who can plan a romantic date or hire a helicopter at the last minute. But apparently there is no end to the things that rich people want to be able to do from the comfort of their own living rooms. Like going to Barneys without actually having to go to Barneys. Because shopping for designer clothes and dining at Fred’s can be so draining, you know?
Extell just announced that it is partnering with Barneys to offer residents of the Carlton House, the old Leona Helmsley hotel to super-luxury condo conversion at 21 East 61st Street, special access to a number of the upscale department store’s services. Carlton House owners will get VIP access to the store, personal stylists and entree to the penthouse suite for private shopping. (Trying on clothing around other people is, you know, kind of low brow.) Residents will also be able to order lunch and dinner delivery from Fred’s and get made-to-measure services, in-home custom suit services and home delivery of any in-store purchase. Read More