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The Faithful Shopper: Casual Gems

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.29.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Anyone who knows me knows I love jewelry, from the simple to the stunning. And recently, we've had a slew of new and established jewelers opening arou...

Russell Westbrook Teams Up With Barneys

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.12.2014 | Black Voices

If you've kept up with all the head-turning fashions that NBA players have been sporting off the court, then you're fully aware that Russell Westbrook...

A Conversation with Ralph Pucci

Courtney Price | Posted 06.04.2014 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Price

In the world of contemporary interior design Ralph Pucci is the icon who creates the trends rather than follow them.

Made In Detroit

Rana Florida | Posted 05.10.2014 | Detroit
Rana Florida

Detroit's fall from grace -- from its ruins porn to its obesity rankings, from its crime rate to its bankruptcy -- has all been exposed in the lurid glare of publicity.

An Open Letter to Barneys New York re Transgender Ad Campaign

Chris Edwards | Posted 04.29.2014 | Media
Chris Edwards

I've been an ad guy for almost 20 years, so I know how it works. The more over-the-top and provocative, the more attention the ad gets. I feared your campaign would be sensationalized in order to push the envelope like the Benetton ads of yore.

Transgender Barneys Models Discuss Race In The Fashion Industry (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.10.2014 | Style

The new Barneys New York campaign, "Brothers, Sisters, Sons and Daughters," is worth a look, as it sets a precedent in the fashion world by featuring...

Loehmann's: Shopping With Benefits

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 04.02.2014 | Style
Sybil Adelman Sage

In the communal dressing room at Loehmann's, stripped down to our Spanx and cellulite, as we tried on up to eight garments, the maximum allowed, we tu...

Jay Z's Controversial Partnership With Barney's Nets $1,000,000 For Charity

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Amid controversy comes some very good news. Jay Z's holiday partnership with clothing retailer Barney's came under fire in late 2013 after the stor...

Thank God for Al Sharpton

Gene Marks | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Gene Marks

Thank God for Al Sharpton. I'm not a big fan of his. But that doesn't matter. Society needs people like him. Because it's guys like him that reminds ...

Retail Task Force Sets Roadmap To Address Racial Profiling

www.wwd.com | Posted 12.10.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Rev. Al Sharpton outlined concrete steps for dealing with racial profiling and “shop and frisk” at stores in New York City at a press...

Huffington Magazine This Week: Black and White (VIDEO)

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.04.2014 | Business
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, Kim Bhasin and Julee Wilson go behind the scenes at Barneys, speaking to insiders who describe a deep-seated culture of racism at the luxury department store chain.

Barney's Announces It Will Not Participate in Black Friday, Black Monday, or Black Anything for That Matter

El Guapo | Posted 01.27.2014 | Comedy
El Guapo

Heading into the holiday season, high-end retailer Barney's is still licking its wounds and trying to repair its image after several recent high-profile accusations of racial profiling.

Barneys Moves To Crack Down On Racial Profiling

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 01.27.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Barneys New York says it will start monitoring the police as they monitor shoppers in its flagship Manhattan store. An internal Bar...

Black Friday Shopping Tips For Black People

Posted 11.22.2013 | Black Voices

Leave it to "The Daily Show" to add a hilarious spin to a controversial topic. This time around, they tackled the recent racial profiling allegations ...

A Message to Ponder on for Barney's, Macy's and the NYPD: Shoplifting Comes in All Sizes, Shapes, and Colors

Jerome D. Williams | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Jerome D. Williams

Indeed, shoplifting does come in all sizes, shapes and colors, and in some instances, evidence suggests that other racial/ethnic groups actually are more likely to engage in shoplifting than blacks.

Barneys and Macy's No-Shows At Racial Profiling City Council Hearing

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 11.22.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Probing allegations of racial profiling, New York City is giving 17 major retail stores until Friday to submit information on how th...

Barneys Points Finger At NYPD For Racial Profiling

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- In a review commissioned by Barneys New York, an attorney found the luxury store does not have a written or unwritten policy to prof...

From Muhammad Ali to Charles Barkley, How the Use of 'Ni**a' in the Media Shows How Black America Lost Its Way

Antonio Moore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

Revisionism will not fix our issues as we face an American history that has left open wounds that clearly have failed to close and begin healing.

It's Not Just Barneys...Unconscious Bias is a Business Risk...How Much is it Costing Your Business?

Elizabeth R. Thornton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Elizabeth R. Thornton

Businesses are constantly confronted with risk, some are unpredictable and uncontrollable but others can be measured, evaluated and mitigated. A business's success often depends on its ability to identify and minimize risk.

Major Fashion Retailers Will Discuss How NOT To Be So Racist

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.15.2013 | Black Voices

Thanks to the racial discrimination lawsuits filed against Barneys and Macy's over the past several weeks, a group of major fashion retailers have dec...

WATCH: 'He's Not Jay Z, He's Jay Z Penny'

Posted 11.13.2013 | Black Voices

Since news broke of Barney’s alleged racist culture targeting customers, Jay Z has also faced a tremendous amount of backlash stemming from his fort...

Kim Bhasin

Barneys Workers Say The Store Really Is Ridiculously Racist

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

On the sales floor at the Madison Avenue flagship store of Barneys New York, salespeople would joke about customers who, in their view, didn't belong....

Macy's and Barney's Incidents Should Teach Us: Dollars and Sense

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

What African American doesn't have a story, where some unknown guard challenged you or followed you out of the store. What about the annoying stores that make you pull out the receipt on the way out the door, and have the security guard ravage through your purchased goods?

Al Sharpton & Barneys CEO Have 'Very Candid And Open' Meeting

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 12.29.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights activist Al Sharpton met with the CEO of Barneys New York on Tuesday to discuss allegations of racial ...

The Perils Of 'Shopping While Black'

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 10.29.2013 | Black Voices

-- The usual scenario involves suspicious glances, inattentive clerks or rude service — not handcuffs. Yet when a black teen said he was wrongly j...