mannequins

Police in Sussex, England say a gang of sophisticated thieves posed as mannequins for hours until the Beales clothing store closed for the night. Then they leisurely stole £10,000 ($12,600 USD) worth of designer clothing and boldly walked out of the store.

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Buckhead Atlanta rendering

Atlanta shoppers who prefer a more upscale experience will have a new shopping destination this Fall.

Buckhead Atlanta will begin opening stores in September through 2015. The collection of luxury retail shops, apartments and restaurants will span six city blocks at the intersection of Peachtree and East Paces Ferry roads.

Standalone stores that are new to the Atlanta area include Spanx (flagship), Scoop NYC, L'Occitane skin care, Georgetown Cupcakes, and Shake Shack, among others.

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Jay Z Barneys Collection

If you're looking for the perfect gift from the Jay Z/Barney's Collection for the man who has everything, you'd better hurry into your Barney's location: many must-have items in the collection are almost sold out.

Cheaper priced items from the collection, such as the $695 cashmere ski mask (pictured below), are already sold out at the Barneys New York location. Other hot items that are no longer available include the $1,275 fleece hoodies and the $2,295 Moncler leather sleeve puffer varsity jacket that was modeled by Jay Z's wife Beyonce on her Instagram page.

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NY Post Alex Rodriguez

There are unconfirmed reports that Barney's NY plans to donate 100 percent of the proceeds from the Barney's/Jay Z Collection collaboration to the Shawn Carter Foundation. Barney's paid an insane amount of money to place banner and tower ads prominently on the front page of the NY Post to make sure you know the truth.

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Jay Z releases a statement

Barney's has canceled the big holiday event that Jay Z hoped would cement his brand in the high end retailing world. The 45-year-old rap mogul had hoped to be center stage at the well-heeled Barney's-sponsored holiday bash to launch his Barney's Collection on Nov. 20.

But according to WWD.com, Barney's canceled the holiday party which was to be held at a private, off-site location.

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