Posts tagged "barneys"

Barney’s Hires “Anti-Racial Profiling Consultant” After Investigation Finds It Discriminated Against Shoppers

Last year, the upscale department store Barneys in New York City was hit with several accusations that it engages in racial profiling of its customers. On Friday, following a nine-month-long…

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Who Will Buy The Insanely Priced Pieces From Jay Z’s Barneys Collection?

The seemingly innocuous topic of Jay Z’s limited edition holiday collection in collaboration with Barneys turned rife with controversy in the past few weeks after the upscale NYC department store…

Rachel Krause | December 3, 2013 - 3:00 pm

All Proceeds From Jay Z’s Barney’s Collab Will Now Go To His Foundation

Jay Z is doing everything he can to hold onto his potentially highly lucrative collaboration with Barney’s, even after the hoity-toity department store came under fire for two racial profiling…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 18, 2013 - 11:40 am

Jay Z Releases Statement About Racial Profiling & His Collaboration With Barneys

Last week, the mainstream media suddenly remembered racial profiling exists after a series of high-profile incidents in New York City. Unconnected to each other (as far as I know), several…

Jessica Wakeman | October 28, 2013 - 11:40 am

Barney’s Detains 19-Year-Old Black Kid Just Because He Bought An Expensive Ferragamo Belt

Racial profiling — it’s so in this season!

On April 29th, Trayon Christian, a 19-year-old from Queens, New York, got paid from his work-study job at New York…

Jessica Wakeman | October 23, 2013 - 11:20 am

Katie Holmes Will Show At Fashion Week

What a difference a week makes. Less than seven days ago, Katie Holmes was in the throes of announcing her divorce from Tom Cruise. But now? She’s focused on fashion.

Julie Gerstein | July 5, 2012 - 11:20 am

This Is What Lady Gaga’s Mouth Looks Like

Step inside the beast — the beastly beast that is Lady Gaga’s gaping maw. This is the entry way to “Gaga’s Workshop,” the special Gaga-curated section of Barneys that the…

Julie Gerstein | November 22, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Would You Wear: A Twisted Sister Of An Engagement Ring?

Everybody wants to be different. As the King Missile song goes, “I want to be different, just like everybody else wants to be.” And apparently some very noncomformist guys are…

Julie Gerstein | May 31, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Barneys Wants You To Have A Very Foodie Holiday

Not sure about you, but the first thing we think of when contemplating our holiday shopping is rubbing some luxury cashmere with raw seafood. At least Nobuyoshi Araki sees eye…

Leonora Epstein | November 5, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Lindsey Wixson, 16, Goes Gray For Barneys

Boy, models sure grow old fast these days. In Barneys’ fall 2010 catalog, model Lindsey Wixson, who is all of 16, has gray hair. The text-heavy fashion story is actually…

Susannah Breslin | September 30, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Quick Vid: Barneys Elf Makes Luxury Wishes Come True

Simon Doonan is the famously charming and genius Creative Director of fancy department store Barneys New York. And also, apparently, one very irritated (and totally gay) elf. Yet, he…

Leonora Epstein | December 8, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Um, No: Teapups Handbags At Barneys

Please tell us these “Teapups” handbags are for children!? We found them while browsing the Barneys website, and while, clearly, these stuffed dog bags seem more like toys than grown-up…

Leonora Epstein | October 27, 2009 - 6:40 pm

Nude Girls Sell All Kinds Of Things, Including Keds

Ronan Gregory, the guy behind Ronan, Edun and Loomstate, just teamed up with Barney’s CO-OP to put out a line of eco-friendly Keds that feature rather adorable prints…

Lily Q | August 3, 2009 - 1:49 pm

Summer Sale Madness: How To Buy Clothes Online

For those of us who get our kicks shopping online, we look forward to this special time all year long: Right now, retailers are rolling out the fall merch, and…

Erin Flaherty | July 20, 2009 - 6:10 pm

The Daily Squeeze: SATC Vacays, Sex Toys, And Housing In Paris

A travel company plans to take advantage of the May 30 release of the Sex and the City movie by offering theme vacations, which will cost $15,000 to $24,000 for…

Catherine Strawn | April 2, 2008 - 12:30 pm