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Luxe Headlines: Barneys, Mercedes-Benz, Amy Adams, Lululemon and more

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Here’s your curated, must-read luxe headlines for Tuesday, December 10th, 2013:

NYTimes: Macy’s and Barneys Among Stores to Post Shoppers’ ‘Bill of Rights’
Shoppers will find an unusual addition to the traditional decorations at Macy’s, Barneys New York and other major stores this holiday season: a “Customers’ Bill of Rights” that addresses racial profiling…

Bloomberg: GM Said to Choose Barra as First Female CEO of Automaker
General Motors Co. (GM) plans to name Mary Barra to succeed Dan Akerson as chief executive officer, making her the first female CEO in the global automotive industry, a person familiar with the effort said…

The Cut: Amy Adams Covered Herself in Black Lace
At an American Hustle screening held over the weekend, Amy Adams opted to take a more scandalous route — in a sleeveless, high-necked, lace Elie Saab gown that seemed to be strategically covered with solid black (censor) bands and a bikini top…

Bloomberg: Mercedes Passes Audi as BMW Defends Luxury-Car Sales Lead
Mercedes-Benz outsold Audi for the first time this year to become the world’s second-largest luxury car brand in November as a new line of compacts lured customers to the Daimler AG (DAI) unit…

Victorias Secret Fashion ShowVogue: A Photographer’s Perspective on the 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
This, my friends, was not my first rodeo. It was, in fact, the second time I had the privilege to shoot backstage at the annual Victoria’s Secret runway-show taping, and this year I was paired up with none other than the lovely, brows-to-die-for Cara Delevingne…

Forbes: Lululemon Hires CEO From Toms Shoes As Billionaire Founder Chip Wilson Resigns
Yoga clothing chain Lululemon has hired an outsider as CEO six months after current chief Christine Day shocked Wall Street by announcing her resignation…

CNN: Luxury watch heist in Paris
One of Paris’ most upscale districts was once again the site of an armed jewelry store robbery Thursday, police said. Police said a number of luxury watches were stolen in a midday heist near Place Vendome, just blocks from the presidential palace and other important buildings…

The Telegraph: Steak to become a luxury item as food prices tipped to soar by as much as 6% in 2014
Food prices will rise faster than inflation next year and for the rest of the decade, forcing restaurant chains and caterers to cut back on serving “luxuries” such as fillet steak and prawns, it was claimed last night…

The Guardian: Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi PAs’ spending ‘unchecked for years’
Spending on credit card accounts used by staff in Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi’s household was not scrutinised for several years, Saatchi’s accountant has told the fraud trial of the couple’s former assistants, Francesca and Elisabetta Grillo…

WWD: Spike Jonze Reimagines Tomorrow in ‘Her’
The result was pleasing enough to induce retail outfit Opening Ceremony to base a menswear capsule collection on the Her look…

The Telegraph: The problems of Dubai’s super-rich
The dilemma of the wealthy landlords got me thinking about what other types of problems the region’s super-rich might face…

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WSJ: Fran Lebowitz’s Favorite Things
The New York wit shares some of her treasured possessions…

Net-a-porter Unveils Logo for Porter MagazineWWD: Net-a-porter Unveils Logo for Porter Magazine
Net-a-porter has revealed the logo of Porter, its first women’s print title set to make its debut in February. Designed by Robin Derrick…

CNBC: Presenting the world’s top billionaire bachelors
Microsoft-co founder, Paul Allen, has won the title of the world’s wealthiest bachelor, with an estimated personal fortune of $15.3 billion, according to a ranking by Wealth-X, a global wealth intelligence provider…

Luxury Daily: Mercedes-Benz shows reverence for Nelson Mandela via short film
German automaker Mercedes-Benz honored Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, with a video that illuminates how a team of South African factory workers crafted a vehicle for the international hero following his release from prison in 1990…



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