The French-American Chamber of Commerce is pleased to launch a new series in 2020, called #Nofilter Conversations, featuring candid, intimate gatherings with luxury executives.

Each exclusive event will feature one executive who will be invited to informally dialogue about business topics in the luxury industry. These gatherings will alternate between French and American professionals, reflecting the true binational nature of our network and the complementary viewpoints on both sides of the Atlantic. This series is spearheaded by the FACC Luxury, Fashion and Beauty Committee.

Meet the Speaker:

     Darcy Penick, President 


Darcy Penick re-joined Neiman Marcus Group as President of Bergdorf Goodman in September 2018. Over the course of her almost 20 year career, she has held a variety of strategic and executive-level positions in buying, planning, and merchandising as well as marketing, digital innovation, and customer engagement.

Prior to her appointment at Bergdorf Goodman Darcy was Chief Executive Officer of Shopbop, an international global e-commerce fashion business and subsidiary of, Inc. Darcy joined Shopbop in 2009 as General Merchandise Manager before being appointed Chief Merchandising Officer. She became CEO in 2016. Over her 9 year tenure at Shopbop, Darcy drove impressive results through a focus on enhanced customer engagement and delivering daily fashion content.

A New York landmark since 1901, Bergdorf Goodman represents the global pinnacle of style, service and modern luxury. With its rich history of showcasing leading and emerging designers, the iconic store at 5th Avenue and 58th Street—the crossroads of fashion—is a singular destination for discerning customers around the world. expands on Bergdorf Goodman’s heritage, showcasing coveted collections for men and women in an unparalleled online shopping experience. Bergdorf Goodman is part of Neiman Marcus Group.

*Please note* For all events in the #NoFilter luxury series, priority access will be given to C-suite level professionals:

  • FACC Members representing luxury, fashion and beauty brands;
  • FACC Members with clients in the luxury industry; 
  • Select invitations to non-Member industry professionals who are interested in learning more about the FACC network. 

If you would like to attend, please reach out to Katelyn Heath, luxury committee liaison, at to confirm your participation. 


Many thanks to our #NoFilter series sponsor for their support: 

Attendee gifts generously provided by: 

Please note: The FACC operates on a policy of advance event registration for all guests, including members. Unless otherwise indicated, no walk-ins or registration at the door will be possible. Members will receive priority access.

January 23rd, 2020 6:00 PM   through   8:00 PM
The Time Hotel
224 W 49th St, New York, Ny
(between 8th Ave & Broadway)
New York, NY 10019
United States

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