Another Black Person Who Dared Shop at Barneys Stopped by Police

Just a day after news broke of a lawsuit that alleges that earlier this year, undercover police arrested and detained a black teenager because a Barneys employee didn't believe he could afford a $350 belt, another black Barneys customer has claimed similar treatment. Barneys is apparently the department store… » 10/24/13 11:50am 10/24/13 11:50am

Zooey Deschanel Sues Steve Madden

Luxury Brand "Bargains" Aplenty, But Who's Interested?

People whose job it is to shill luxury brands are flipping the fuck out right about now. According to Guy Trebay's panicky piece in yesterday's New York Times, everything, everything is on sale. Barneys New York had a "designer freak-out sale." Saks dumped Prada wallets — usually kept under glass — into bargain-basement… » 12/04/08 2:40pm 12/04/08 2:40pm

Karl Lagerfeld's Giant Chanel Jacket: Pretty Fucking Scary, Yeah?

  • Marianne Faithfull on that giant Chanel jacket sculpture thingy parked outside their couture show: "phallic." How long before someone brings Hillary Clinton's gender into this, ya think? [Fashion Week Daily]
  • J.Crew's new, hipper, and less-expensive line, Madewell, has just tapped someone from the land of magazines for …
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Christmas 2007: Drunk Stripper Santas, Shitty Sales, Deadly Tiger…

It's not just you! The polls are in, and this Christmas was officially a disappointment. Sales were "bleak", the streets were violent, and in the U.K. a man stuffed his wife's dead body under the tree before killing himself. Uplifting! So here's a news tidbit to be thankful for: in Los Angeles, a "beefy" dude wearing a… » 12/26/07 9:30am 12/26/07 9:30am