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Roopal Patel Returns To Bergdorf Goodman

NEW YORK — Roopal Patel has returned to Bergdorf Goodman as fashion director, women’s ready-to-wear and accessories.<br><br>This confirms a report on page 12, Jan. 14.<br><br>The post has been vacant since the September 2001 departure of...

NEW YORK — Roopal Patel has returned to Bergdorf Goodman as fashion director, women’s ready-to-wear and accessories.

This confirms a report on page 12, Jan. 14.

The post has been vacant since the September 2001 departure of James Aguiar, who went to Nina Ricci.

Most recently, Patel was a market editor at Style.com, prior to which she was a consultant on several projects for Peter Som. She has also worked as a visual merchandise manager at Club Monaco. Earlier, she was a fashion coordinator at Bergdorf’s from 1996 to 1999.

Patel reports to Robert Burke, vice president, senior fashion director for the women’s and men’s stores.

This story first appeared in the February 5, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.