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Holiday Windows 2014: Barneys Gets Baz Dazzled

In Marketing, What's New by Lauren Parker

New York–Prepare to be (Baz)Dazzled! Baz Luhrmann, the spectacle-loving director/producer/writer from Down Under, transforms Barneys New York holiday windows into yet another eye-popping even of theatrical proportions. Here, he takes basic human themes (like “Truth”) and turns them into something otherworldy. Live, scheduled performances (a celestial ice princess, a wise …

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Barneys Agrees to Pay $525K in Racial Profiling Settlement

In Reports, What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

New York—The news reports last fall that African-American and Latino customers at Barneys were singled out for greater security surveillance were apparently true. According to statement released today from New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman following an investigation showed “disproportionate number of African-American and Latino customers being detained for …

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Item of the Day: Zangliani

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

For those of us who cannot always afford a luxurygoods splurge, there’s nothing like a jaunt though the main accessories floor of a luxury purveyor. On just such a recent trip, we spied a truly sumptuous bag at Barneys. It was Zagliani’s crocodile small Tomodachi bowling bag. The soft matte …