Gene Pressman was co-CEO, creative director, and head of merchandising and marketing for Barneys New York, and a veteran of the store for more than 25 years. Under his leadership, Barneys New York emerged as the defining force in retailing for upscale men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, accessories, and home furnishings. He is the author, with Noah Kerner, of Chasing Cool: Standing Out in Today’s Cluttered Marketplace.
Why Didn't I Think of That?: Thirty Years At, In, and Around Barneys and New York