Bergdorf Goodman's fashion gatekeeper
Exterior view of Bergdorf Goodman from the documentary, "SCATTER MY ASHES AT BERGDORF'S"
May 3rd, 2013
12:28 PM ET

Bergdorf Goodman's fashion gatekeeper

Hosted by Michael Schulder

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(CNN) - I have just spoken to one of the most influential women in the fashion world.

I tried to unlock the mystery of how she decides which designers should make the cut.

“If my covet radar goes up, most likely it will go up with other people.”

What an original expression of self-confidence. Trust your "covet radar."

It’s more complex than that, as you’ll hear. But that quote gives us a little window into Linda Fargo.

Fargo is the head of women’s fashion at the fashion mecca, Bergdorf Goodman, 5th Avenue in New York.

She is featured in the new film “Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf Goodman” – which is sort of an ode to a place where fashion lovers worship. FULL POST

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