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Thomas Liquori

FAS238 Professor Cockle

January 25, 2008

 

Whenitcomestotheageoffashionintodayísmarket,consumers,especiallyinNewYorkCity,expectnothingbutthenewestandcoolesttrends. Twotopnamescometomindwhen thinkingwheretogotopurchasethehottestandneweststylesinmenswearmarketing.Whatbettertwonamescometomind,thenofcoursetwoofthetopnamesinmenswearmarketingalongfifthavenue.ThesetwoMeccaconnoisseursoffashionwouldbenootherthenBarneysNew YorkandSaksFifthAvenue.

 

††††††††††† BarneysofNewYorkhasbeenaemporiumofstyle,aswellasacelebrityhangoutsince1923.BarneyísofNewYorkisknownforitísimpressive,yethumorouswindowdecorations,alongwithitíslineupofwelloveronehundreddesignerstosatisfyoneísurgeofshoppingaddiction.Barneyísoffers††someofthetopmostwantedfashionistasinmensweartoday.Fromdenimjeansdesignedby7forallmankind,toreinterpretedtextiledesignsofthe1930ísdesignedbyErmenegildoZenga,Barneyísoffersonlythebestinfashionbyofferingexclusivestylesbyexclusivedesigners.BasedonwhatIseefromthecompanyaswellastheirwebsite,theydooffersomethingforeveryonewhocanaffordtopaytheheftyprices.TherearemanyitemsthatIwouldlovetoown,andafterthispaperisdone,IthinkI will haveanewshoppingaddictiontogoalongwithmanyothersthatIhavealready.Notmanypeopleunderstandthatalongwiththepricetag,comesthequalitythatyouwouldexpectfrommanyofthesetopbrandnames.Yes,theymaycostalittlemoreonthepocket,butintheendthefabricsareverycomfortableandlonglasting(dependingonwhichdesignerandwhatstyleyoubuy).Allinall,IwouldhavetosaythatBarneysNewYorkisdefinitelyashoppersparadisewhenitcomestothehippestandtrendieststylesfromsomeoftodayíshottestdesigners.Ihaveenclosedsomeofthesestylesonthenextpageforyourviewingpleasuretofullyexperiencetheflarethatsomeofthesedesignersbringtothetableoffashion.

 

 

 

 

7 For All Mankind

Dusseldorf

$207.00

 

Very stylish, yet casual, and at the same time comfortable looking, no?

 

Officine Creative

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$420.00

 

Very hip, western look, that looks real nice with the two tone toe.

 

 

††††††††† BarneysNewYorkbiggestcompetitioninthisworldoffifthavenuefashionwouldhavetobeSaksFifthAvenue.SaksFifthAvenuewashotonBarneystailwhentheyopenedtheirdoorsoneyearlaterin1924.SaksFifthAvenuehasbranchedoutovertheyearssincetheyopened,tooverfiftyfourstoresacrossAmericaintwentyfivestates.UnlikeitíscompetitorBarneyís,SaksFifth Avenueismorerecognizedacrossthecountrybyitísdistinctlook,specificdesigner,orindividualitem.SaksíalsocarriesmoreluxuriouswellknowndesignerssuchasGucci,YvesSaintLauren,JimmyChoo,Fendi,Burberry,andDior.ThemeníslineatSaksFifthAvenueisalsoaconsumerscandystorewithalittlemorekicktoitversusBarneys.SaksFifthAvenueoffersaffordablelinesfromEmporio†† Armani,Andrew Marc,HugoBoss,andDiesel,justtonameafew.Saksalsoofferssomethingforthesharplookingpersistentindividual,suchas,Gucci,Burberry,DolceandGabbana,Lacoste,andMarcJacobs,alsotonameafew.ItisfairtosaythatSaksFifthAvenueoffersmuchmoreofavarietyforpeopleofallincomeonalllevels.

 

IfIweretochoseastoretogoshoppingatbetweenBarneysNewYorkandSaksFifthAvenue,mychoicewouldhavetobeSaksFifthAvenuehandsdown.Saksoffersamorevarietyofchoicesfortheincomeconscience,orthenotsoincomeconscience,whereasBarneysNewYorkreallydoesnothavethesameamountofchoices,andismorepointedtowardsthehigherclassofsociety.ThatiswhyIbelieveSaksFifthAvenuehasbeenabletobranchoutovertheyearsacrossthecountry,byofferingsomethingforeveryone,aseverywellmindedbusinessshould.

 

Cited Resources:

www.saksfifthavenue.com

www.barneys.com