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The Fourth of July may be a few months off, but one department store is already flexing some serious patriotic muscle. Macy’s has just announced its “American Icons” promotion, a two-month-long, countrywide event that will encompass everything from store-sponsored drive-in movies to exclusive merch created by homegrown designers. Check out what Ralph, Calvin, Tommy and Michael will be dishing out for the U.S. of A.
This afternoon, we stopped by the Macy’s flagship in Herald Square to chat with Betsey Johnson about her new lower-priced collection of dresses and to check out her window installation. Johnson is tireless, but her designs, well, they’re a bit tired. Here’s why.
Teen Vogue‘s latest step in dominating the tween fashion market is a line of juniors apparel to be sold at Macy’s. Despite our weariness of collaborations and celebrity fashion lines, this new partnership between the magazine and mega-shop is intriguing.
Department store chain Macy’s is releasing a Monroe-inspired line chock full of halter tops, gingham, and flared skirts, in an attempt to capitalize on the fated starlet’s appeal to the younger generation.
So you’re cramming all of your shopping into the weekend before the big day. It’s cool, we don’t judge. This probably means you’ll want to get it all done in one fell swoop, which, as much as you may dread it, is easiest to do in a mall. So brace yourself for the crowds and come prepared. To get you started, we’ve rounded up seven sure bets from big time retailers. This is not the time to go without a game plan.
Here’s a feel-good story for the day: Macy‘s is teaming up with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to distribute Thanksgiving Day Parade to the families that were hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.
Donald Trump likes to push people’s buttons, and it looks like his words are finally catching up to him. Over half a million people have supported a SignOn.org petition asking Macy’s CEO Terry J. Lundgren to “sever ties” with Trump because he doesn’t have the “magic of Macy’s.”
Our enthusiasm for Fashion’s Night Out pretty much went out the window the third time someone nearly knocked us over last year trying to elbow their way to the in-store bar, but we realize there are those of you with higher crowd thresholds and a greater will to meet Kim Kardashian, so for you we’ve got some details for September 6th!
Who better to model one’s own clothing line than oneself, right? Well, that’s particularly true if you’re a bankable celebrity like Nicole Richie, who is now fronting her own Macy’s line.
The showdown between Macy’s and J.C. Penney rages on.
“I have always been in awe of how Brazilian women dress and carry themselves,” confesses Rachel Roy. So it was only natural that the designer team up with Brazilian musician Seu Jorge for her latest collaborative collection for Macy’s: a line of clothing, shoes, handbags, and jewelry that channels the “unbreakable spirit and tradition of the Brazilian people”.
Earlier last month, Macy’s revealed that it was collaborating with Calvin Klein‘s Francisco Costa as part of its “A Magical Journey to Brazil” series. We the Brazilian designer’s previewed the entire collection this morning and can attest that it’s amazing.
Nicole Richie, everyone’s favorite reality star turned designer turned blowout guru, is working on a collection for Macy’s.
Betsey Johnson LLC filed for bankruptcy today, which will result in closing its 63 free-standing stores and letting go of about 350 staffers.
We’ll give you a hint — he’s known for his minimalist and streamlined designs.
The first episode of NBC’s Fashion Star aired last night and if today’s sales are anything to go by, it’s off to a great start. Not only did all three retailers — Saks, Macy’s, and H&M, purchase items from the designers, but at least one of the winning looks sold out in under an hour.
In what is probably the most amusing case of the pot calling the kettle black this year so far, Macy’s filed a lawsuit in which it claimed that Martha Stewart shouldn’t be allowed to sell her home goods collection at JC Penney because that store’s “less upscale” market cheapens the value of Stewart’s Macy’s line.
When designer Doo-Ri Chung‘s collaboration with Macy’s Impulse hits the retail chain’s 631 stores on February 15, she’ll be the fifth designer to have worked with the label. But she told us Tuesday afternoon that she’d be just as happy if she were the fiftieth.
One day, when we’re older, we’re probably going to refer to Max Irons as an actor’s actor. The 26-year-old Brit (who just happens to be the son of Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons) told us this week that he has so much fun in front of the camera that he doesn’t he barely considers it work. Still, that won’t stop him from taking the odd modeling job, and his campaign with Macy’s INC men’s will go public Monday.