Barneys New York is collaborating with Shawn ‘JAY Z’ Carter’s for “A New York Holiday,” a unique collaboration benefiting the Shawn Carter Foundation. As part of “A New York Holiday,” Carter has teamed up with the creative directors from some of the most inspired fashion houses in the world to create a collection of limited edition products, including designs from Balenciaga, Balmain, Lanvin, The Elder Statesman, En Noir, Hoorsenbuhs, Just Don, Proenza Schouler, Rick Owens, Stutterheim, Acne Studios, and Cutler & Gross.
Each distinctive item in the collection draws inspiration from New York City and is realized in color palettes of black, white, gold, and silver. Debuts of additional limited edition product by Carter will also be made available at Barneys New York, including Shawn Carter by Hublot timepieces and a specially designed humidor by Comador.
A celebration of the holiday season, “A New York Holiday” will include original interactive windows and exclusive limited edition products, which will live in an immersive gallery space on the third floor of the Barneys New York Madison Avenue flagship.
The limited edition collection will be available exclusively at Barneys New York beginning November 20t. The collection will also be available on Barneys.com, and in Barneys New York flagship stores in Beverly Hills, Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco.
Barneys New York will donate 25% of sales from “A New York Holiday” items to the Shawn Carter Foundation. Celebrating its 10 year anniversary, the Shawn Carter Foundation is a New York-based charity which awards post-secondary scholarships to students facing socio-economic hardships.
Alex has written for Vanity Fair, Barrons, Bloomberg and Condé Nast Traveler.