Selected Bibliography

Department Stores and Fashion Retailing

Hendrickson, Robert. The Grand Emporiums: The Illustrated History of America’s Great Department Stores. New York: Stein and Day, 1979.

Fogg, Marnie. Boutique: A ‘60s Cultural Phenomenon. London: Michell Beazley, 2003.

Leach, William. “Introduction.” In Land of Desire: Merchants, Power and the Rise of a New American Culture. New York: Pantheon Books, 1993.

Porter Benson, Susan. Counter Cultures: Saleswomen, Managers, and Customers in American Department Stores 1890-1940. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1988.

Whitaker, Jan. Service and Style: How the American Department Store Fashioned the Middle Class. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2006.

Zukin, Sharon. “B. Altman, Ralph Lauren and the Death of the Leisure Class.” In Point of Purchase: How Shopping Changed American Culture. New York: Routledge, 2005.

New York Fashion

Arnold, Rebecca. The American Look: Fashion, Sportswear and the Image of Women in 1930s and 1940s New York. London: I.B. Taurus, 2009.

Currid, Elizabeth. The Warhol Economy: How Fashion, Art and Music Drive New York City. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.

Mamp, Michael. Female Presidents of Bonwit Teller: Hortense Odlum (1934-1940) and Mildred Custin (1965-1970). PhD Diss., Iowa State University, 2014.

Milbank, Caroline Rennolds. New York Fashion: The Evolution of American Style. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989.

Milbank, Caroline Rennolds. “Ahead of the World: New York City Fashion.” In Art and the Empire City: New York 1825-1861. Edited by Catherine Hoover Voorsanger and John K. Howat. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000.

Mirabella, Grace. In and Out of Vogue. New York: Doubleday, 1995.

Neimark, Ira. The Rise of Fashion and Lessons Learned at Bergdorf Goodman. New York: Fairchild Books, 2011.

Rantisi, Norma. “How New York Stole Modern Fashion.” In Fashion’s World Cities. Ed. Christopher Breward and David Gilbert. London: Berg Publishers, 2006. P.109-122.

Geraldine Stutz & Henri Bendel

“Geraldine Stutz’s Henri Bendel.” In Clothes, March 1967.

Cunningham, Sheila. “She Bought The Place.” In Working Woman, January 1981.

Kornbluth, Jesse. “The Battle of Bendel’s: How the Midwest took over New York’s Citadel of Chic.” New York Magazine, February 23, 1987.

Lacks, Roslyn. “Geraldine Stutz: She Minds the Store.” In Women Making History: Conversations with Fifteen New Yorkers. Edited by Maxine Gold, 133-142. New York: New York City Commission on the Status of Women, 1985.

Leavitt, Judith A. “Stutz, Geraldine Veronica.” In American Women Managers and Administrators: A Selective Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Leaders in Business, Education, and Government. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1985. p. 260-261.

Fraser, Kennedy. “Burrows’ World at Bendel’s.” In The Fashionable Mind: Reflections on Fashion 1970-1981. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981.

Givhan, Robin. The Battle of Versailles: The night American Fashion stumbled into the spotlight and made history. New York: Flatiron books, 2015.

Stutz, Geraldine. “Bendel’s Reduces Space, Expands Sales.” In Designing to Sell: A Complete Guide to Retail Store Planning and Design. Edited by Vilma Barr and Charles E. Broudy, 185-186. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986.

Taylor, Russel. Exceptional Entrepreneurial Women: Strategies for Success. New York: Quorum Books, 1988.

Films & Audio Tapes

Burrows, Stephen. “Versailles 1973”: An Evening with Stephen Burrows and Friends. [Film] Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993.

Rosenberg, Jean. Guest Lecture: Contemporary Living 111 Lecture Series. [Film]. 1981. FIT Library Special Collections, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York.

Stutz, Geraldine. Interviewed by Dorothy Hannenberg. Oral Histories of the Fashion Industries. DVD and videocassette. 1977. FIT Library Special Collections, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY.