BEDFORD, N.Y. — Get down, get down, get down….

That seemed to be the tune as a group of some of the nation’s top retailers let it all hang out to celebrate Kenneth Natori’s 60th birthday at his Gary Player-designed golf club, Glen Arbor, on Friday night. As a Tina Turner look-alike flown in from Las Vegas belted out tunes like “Proud Mary” and “What’s Love Got To Do With It,” she was backed up by Allen Questrom, chairman and chief executive officer of J.C. Penney Co.; Terry Lundgren, president and ceo of Federated Department Stores Inc.; Ron Frasch, president and ceo of Bergdorf Goodman; Tom Murry, president and chief operating officer of Calvin Klein Inc., and Jim Preston, Avon’s former chairman.

Oh, and the conservatively dressed gang all wore wigs — big wigs.

“I wouldn’t wear a wig for just anybody. But I did it for Ken,” said Lundgren.

“It was a great cross-section of golfers, the industry, people from Wall Street and just buddies who turned out for an amazing event that Josie [Natori] organized,” Frasch said Monday. “I know there were photos — but I’m a little afraid about how they look.”

He clearly didn’t think about that on Friday. To a grinding beat, Frasch and his fellow retailers danced in a conga line, lip-synched lyrics and grooved to the music.

“Well! I never thought I would see something like this. It’s amazing,” said Ann Keenes, a former senior vice president and general merchandise manager at Saks Fifth Avenue, of executives generally more known for their businesslike personas than their ability to do the Monkey.

With a look of surprise, Joseph Boitano, Saks Fifth Avenue Enterprises’ senior vice president and general merchandise manager for couture, designer ready-to-wear and home business, said, “Hmmm…positively…smashing.”

Sipping a watermelon martini, another retail executive, who did not want to be identified, noted, “We [retailers] work hard. But we also like to play hard.”

And the backup singers weren’t the only ones partying hard. Over 200 guests, including Bloomingdale’s president and ceo Michael Gould, literally let their hair down dancing with the bewigged revelers, who topped off the evening by crowning Natori into the Tina Turner fan club with his very own wig.Addressing his wife, Josie, president and ceo of Natori Co., Ken Natori said, “I told Josie I wanted a quiet evening for my 60th birthday. When I turned 40, she promised me a quiet little dinner at Doubles. There were 300 people. When I turned 50, she promised me another intimate little dinner at 21. There were 200 people. I’ve learned you can’t say no to Josie.”

Clearly not. Just ask the retailers. Now the only question is, in this competitive environment, how’s their harmony?

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