Master Plan for the Saks Flagship Breaks Convention
The Saks flagship will relocate beauty to two, devote its main floor to leather goods and accessories, put fine jewelry in the concourse, and create a grand spiral staircase wrapping around a glass elevator beckoning shoppers to navigate the landscape.
NEW YORK — Talk about a makeover. After 18 months of thinking and rethinking how to elevate the shopping experience, the Saks Fifth Avenue team has finalized a three-year, $250 million master plan for overhauling the Manhattan flagship — and they’re ready to reveal what’s in store.
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Brandon Truaxe, the founder of cult skin-care business Deciem, has died, according to an internal email circulated at Deciem.
Truaxe’s behavior started to become erratic in early 2018, when he started posting business announcements to the company’s Instagram accounts. He was removed from the business via Canadian judge in October after announcing the company’s shut-down via Instagram, reports @_a_collins.
For his second menswear presentation Jacquemus, who grew up in the countryside in Provence and is from a family of farmers, had models gathered at a farm table spread with trays of croissants and hunks of bread and cheese. The invite for the collection, titled “Le Meunier,” or “The Miller,” and based on French workwear, was a loaf of bread wrapped in a white tea towel signed Jacquemus, reports @katyaifucan.
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