49 posts tagged "Barneys New York"
The greatest photograph of a designer ever taken, Juergen Teller’s 2009 portrait of a nude Vivienne Westwood, is now available as a massive rug. Tomorrow, Barneys is launching a collection of limited-edition art rugs, including works by Scott Campbell, Helmut Lang, Marilyn Minter, Richard Prince, and more, rendered in hand-knotted Himalayan wool and silk. Here’s your exclusive first look at the high-art floor covering and the teaser video. All of the rugs will be on display at Barneys New York until June 9—excluding the Teller rug, which won’t be shown due to nudity. Nice to know Dame Viv is still too punk rock for Madison Avenue.
When it comes to spring dressing, there’s nothing better than a crisp white shirt. My friend and Barneys senior fashion director, Tomoko Ogura, recently introduced me to French line Atlantique Ascoli, which Barneys picked up for spring, and I fell in love immediately. Inspired by Victorian blouses, the brand’s premiere collection is comprised of the perfect white tops, one for each day of the week. Its oversized designs are meant to be worn like sweaters, and it’s easy to dress the shirts up or down. I’m in love with the voluminous sleeves, and I want to add each style to my wardrobe so I can wear the shirts as my new work uniform.
Atlantique Ascoli Ballet Russe blouse, $740. Available at Barneys New York.
That’s right! According to WWD, the downtown girl’s favorite luxury UES retail experience is heading, well, downtown. In 2017, Barneys New York, whose current flagship is located at Madison Avenue and 61st Street, will open a 57,000-square-foot outpost on 16th Street and Seventh Avenue. What’s really sweet about this news is that the new shopping destination will actually occupy the same building in which Barney Pressman originally bowed his business ninety years ago. The department store only moved to its Madison location in 1993. Don’t worry, though, uptown girls and boys—you won’t need to hail a cab to shop the shoe sale or grab a Bloody Mary at Freds (yup, there’s going to be a downtown Freds!). As per Barneys’ CEO, Mark Lee, “We’re having two flagships in New York. Uptown is staying put.”
From the runway to the street to the closets of sports stars, the color red has found its way onto the current sartorial playlist, especially—and excitingly—across men’s suiting.
“Red has great energy and signifies a decadence other colors can’t,” Barneys New York’s general merchandise manager and executive vice president Tom Kalenderian told Style.com. “Remember Diana Vreeland’s famous red chinoiserie walls—didn’t she once say, ‘I want this place to look like a garden, but a garden in hell?’” After hearing Vreeland’s take on the hue, who wouldn’t want to wrap himself up in Haider Ackermann‘s ruby-toned sleeveless Spring ’14 waistcoat, Roberto Cavalli‘s oxblood shawl-collared stunner, or Thom Browne‘s cherry-red generalissimo uniforms?
Just off the runway, our intrepid Tommy Ton lensed red peaked-lapel blazers from Firenze to Paris. One fellow stood out in particular, pairing his vermilion jacket with a medium-grade chambray shirt-and-tie combo underneath. And finally, at last week’s ESPY Awards, a number of athletes hot-stepped it down the red carpet in matching wares: Chicago Bears’ wide receiver Brandon Marshall in a Hugh Hefner-esque burgundy smoking jacket; San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick in a simple scarlet sport jacket; and the King himself, the NBA’s LeBron James, in a muted carmine tux whipped up by L.A.-based tailor Waraire Boswell. As Kalenderian keenly noted, “Making a statement is the new normal.”
In the past year, Russian It girls Miroslava Duma, Ulyana Sergeenko, and Elena Perminova have made their mark on street-style blogs worldwide. But right now we have our eye on former Hello Russia editor and current fashion director at Kova & T, Natasha Goldenberg. Naturally, Goldenberg, who recently launched her own line, Tzipporah, has a covetable look just as eye-catching as her style sidekick and best friend, Miroslava. Tommy Ton snapped Goldenberg while getting into a car between menswear shows in Milan. She was sporting an oversize camel coat with striped Carven trousers. Get the look with pieces from Marni, Jimmy Choo, Boy by Band of Outsiders, and more below.
From top left, below:
1. Boy by Band of Outsiders coat, $1,690, available at www.thecorner.com
2. Barneys New York beanie, $149, available at www.barneys.com
3. Marni trousers, $840, available at www.netaporter.com
4. Jimmy Choo pumps, $525, available at www.luisaviaroma.com