Day: February 26, 2020

Goodbye to Barneys: What’s Next for Luxury Department Stores?

Barneys New York opened its doors on the corner of 7th and 17th street in New York City in 1923, a time of economic prosperity and an increased fascination of consumerism in which the luxury department store was able to grow from a small menswear boutique into an iconic luxury destination by the late 1970s. …

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Stella McCartney: Sleek, Sustainable, & Here to Stay

Stella McCartney has taken great strides (vegan leather sneaker strides, at that) in the world of sustainable fashion, placing her far ahead of other luxury designers.   The fashion industry is currently one of the leading polluting industries in the world. Many designers are choosing to ignore this ever-rising problem due to the intimidating connotation …

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The Rise of Second Hand Attraction to a Younger Generation

It is to no surprise that the shopping experience has evolved greatly over the past few decades. Luxury shopping used to entail in store purchases facilitated by highly trained clerks whose jobs were to curate a shopping experience tailored specifically to you. But for younger generations today, this is no longer a point of appeal. …

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