Monthly Archives: April 2010

Celebrating Earth Day in Sweet Style

Earth Day at Barneys was a great success! Our bake sale and raffle raised a total of $1821!! Happy faces were seen everywhere walking away with fabulous prizes, delicious baked goods and good vibes from our combined do-gooder efforts. With a $1500 company match, Barneys New York raised a grand total of $3321 for Friends […]


Check out some of the many pics from our Trunk-A-Palooza, last Wednesday April 21st at Madison Avenue.. Our Women’s CO-OP Fashion Manager, Tomoko, & Buyer with Alexander Wang The team at Alexander Wang Judy Collinson, Women’s EVP GMM with Sam Shipley and Terence Bogan, VP DMM Women’s CO-OP Andrea Lieberman (A.L.C.), Devohn Walker, and Julie […]

And our Earth Day Facebook Giveaway winner is~

Congrats to Barbara De Vries for winning our Earth Day Sustainable Fashion Giveaway on Facebook! She will be the proud owner of 6 fabulous Loomstate BLANK organic cotton t-shirts inspired by the peacock colors in the NBC Universal logo. We absolutely ♥ her efforts to clean up the beaches & how she uses plastic waste in […]

2 Mo’s, Me & Trees

Monique Pean‘s woolly mammoth tusk bracelet is one of my favorites. As a buyer I am bombarded with jewelry all day, and I love it when creative jewels come across my desk, and apparently M.Obama shares my love as she has been spotted wearing Mo’s eye catching designs. Pean not only has a cool aesthetic, […]


The idea really first came about at the last Rag&Bone trunk show when we were talking to David Neville and he was saying it would be fun to do something together with other designers and create some excitement… Why Trunk-A-Palooza? The name really captures what we wanted the trunk show to be about. We are […]

40 drummers drumming in honor of Our Magnificent Earth

It’s Earth Month and this April we are celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Scott Hahn of Loomstate once explained to me that Earth Day was founded by a man named Gaylord Nelson. In the 60s he tried to convince Pres. Kennedy to bring more attention to environmental issues. It wasn’t such a smooth […]

Celebrating Earth Day with Sustainable Fashion!

Barneys New York is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day with sustainable fashion! Become our Fan on Facebook and enter for a chance to win 6 fabulous Loomstate BLANK organic cotton t-shirts inspired by the peacock colors in the NBC Universal logo. To enter, post an image of yourself in sustainable fashion on our […]

Cat Eye Dog

My bloodhound/bulldog dog “Zeppelin” in my Alexander Wang S’10 frames. -Melissa Helwig, Assistant Buyer Women’s Co-op

Easter Eggs and Coconuts

I stopped by Ross’ (of Salvor) new studio space the other night. One idea after the next…. Beo, his adorable son, told me that on Easter Sunday they dyed coconuts in addition to decorating eggs. Now that’s creative! We were flipping through this book with page after page of mathematical formulas which Ross is thinking […]

Surfs Up

A couple of months ago, I went on vacation to Oahu, Hawaii where I took my first surf lesson at Hans Hedemann Surf ( in Waikiki Beach, which was amazing considering I had a fear of the ocean and big waves. Since my surf lesson and trip to Hawaii, I have become obsessed with anything […]