Barneys 17th Street: You Can Go Home Again

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After nearly 20 years, Barneys New York is returning to its Chelsea roots. In 2017, Barneys will open a 57,000-square-foot flagship at Seventh Avenue and 16th Street, its old stomping ground.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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WWD Man of the Week: December 19, 2013


Man of the Week: Christian Bale

Bale, one of the stars of the hit movie “American Hustle,” looks like a pig in a blanket in this casual, oversize dark ensemble.

clock December 18, 2013WWD Staff

The AMI e-commerce site

Designer and Luxury

Alexandre Mattiussi’s Ami Label Launches E-commerce Site

Men’s label is marking a year since the opening of its first store in Paris with the launch of an online shop.

clock December 16, 2013Joelle Diderich

Karen Katz

Business Features

Neiman Marcus Plots Growth Strategy

The company on Wednesday laid out a shopping list of strategies to grab market share, following the release of its fiscal first-quarter earnings report.

clock December 18, 2013David Moin


Clinton Group Probes Buyout of Wet Seal

The activist investing firm upped its stake in the teen chain to 8.1 percent.

clock December 19, 2013Vicki M. Young

House of Fraser


Galeries Lafayette, House of Fraser in Acquisition Talks

House of Fraser is pursuing a dual strategy of preparing for an initial public offering while it holds talks with trade buyers.

clock December 18, 2013Samantha Conti and Joelle Diderich

Christopher Raeburn


London Men’s Week Faces Challenges

London Collections: Men, which will begin Jan. 6, faces serious challenges as the overlap with Pitti Uomo and lack of commercial brands vex buyers.

clock December 19, 2013Samantha Conti


John Koblin Named Styles Reporter at The New York Times

The position was previously held by Eric Wilson, who left the paper to become InStyle Magazine’s fashion news director.

clock December 18, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Business Features

Salvatore Ferragamo Awarded $4.3M in Online Counterfeit Case

A Manhattan federal court also granted a permanent injunction.

clock December 18, 2013Vicki M. Young

A look from Flint & Tinder.


Flint & Tinder Readies New York Factory

This spring, the company will take its homegrown ethos a step further and open its own manufacturing facility in downtown Manhattan.

clock December 19, 2013David Lipke

Barneys New York, circa 1982.


Going Home Again: Barneys Returning to 17th Street

In 2017, Barneys will open a 57,000-square-foot flagship at Seventh Avenue and 16th Street, its old downtown home.

clock December 18, 2013Sharon Edelson

Leonardo DiCaprio


Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Wolf’ Pack Takes Manhattan

Leondardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Orlando Bloom, Jonah Hill, Joe Pesci, Kate Upton and Brad Grey attended the premiere at the Roseland Ballroom.

clock December 18, 2013Erik Maza and David Lipke

Mike Nemoir

Human Resources

Bon-Ton’s Mike Nemoir to Retire

The senior vice president and general merchandise manager of men’s and home has been with the company for 45 years.

clock December 18, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Protesters in New York Wednesday.

Human Resources

Group Protests Retail Scheduling Practices

A delegation of retail workers chose the week before Christmas to protest what it says is “severe underscheduling” of retail workers during the holidays.

clock December 18, 2013Jean E. Palmieri


Target Corp. Said Investigating Data Breach

The breach reportedly extends to nearly all of the retailer’s locations in the U.S., and involves the theft of data stored on the magnetic stripe of cards.

clock December 18, 2013Sharon Edelson

Mark Briggs


Mark Briggs Added to Saks Exec Team

Marigay McKee doesn’t officially start as president of Saks Fifth Avenue until Jan. 6, but she’s already recruiting talent.

clock December 19, 2013David Moin

Hackett London

Fashion Features

London Men’s Wear Inspirations

From Teddy Boys to the splendor of the Georgians, fall 2014 inspirations come in many forms.

clock December 19, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Catherine Deneuve in Vuitton’s spring ad campaign.


Louis Vuitton Campaign a Tribute to Marc Jacobs’ Muses

Breaking in a range of February magazines, the ads star Catherine Deneuve, Sofia Coppola, Gisele Bündchen, Fan Bingbing, Caroline de Maigret and Edie Campbell.

clock December 19, 2013Miles Socha


Elle Magazine Names Design Director

Randy Minor, who previously served as New York magazine’s art director since 2006, fills the post formerly held by Paul Ritter.

clock December 19, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Comptoir des Cotonniers, Amélie Gillier Part Ways

A spokesman for the French contemporary brand described the split as “amicable” and said the designer had left to pursue personal projects.

clock December 19, 2013Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Nick Graham Names Chuck Hellman President

Graham, who was the founder of Joe Boxer, is launching a new contemporary men’s collection under his own name this month via an e-commerce site.

clock December 19, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Jonathan Anderson Tapped for SHOWstudio’s Design Download Series

The experimental designer of the J.W. Anderson label has offered up two patterns to the site.

clock December 19, 2013Nina Jones

IMG’s contract for New York Fashion Week with Lincoln Center runs through February 2015.

Fashion Features

IMG Deal Spurs Fashion Week Questions

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week has changed hands when the future of centralized fashion shows in New York is already in flux.

clock December 19, 2013Lisa Lockwood


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Lester in Tokyo


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clock 23hMarisa Guthrie

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