He was blamed being the primary interloper in the neighborhood which saw longstanding and beloved antique shops pushed off the street and in many cases out of business in favor of the shiny designer boutiques that flooded the formerly genteel destination in his wake. Eventually, Jacobs saw his neighborhood store count climb with a main women shop, a men shop, an accessories shop, a shop for his recently launched beauty line, a children shop and, finally, a curated book shop. Often, these stores switch places, but the designer seemed to prefer the concept of a cluster of smaller stores within the space of a couple of blocks as opposed to the more traditional, larger brand palace flagship that most of his colleagues seem to prefer..

FILE In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, United States’ Venus Williams hits a backhand to her sister, Serena, during the women’s singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Doug Adler, a tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open has sued the network for wrongful termination.

At first glance, the lawsuit may seem like a publicity stunt to foil the launch of a competing product. But patent attorneys say the legal battle offers a glimpse into the cutthroat world of consumer products. Though companies battle more frequently over advertising claims and trademark rights than patents, consumer product giants like Gillette and Procter Gamble Co.

The “theft” was a couple of macbooks from a business she had been working at. Who knows what the real story is, but I doubt she was trying to “make a quick buck” as the articles imply. Yeah, disappointing compared to season 1, which is a real shame when you’re expecting more or even better.

The Shophound is a little bit tied to the desk this week, so we may not be able to get out and about like we usually do, but since it’s Couture Week (or Couture Four Days) in Paris, there is still plenty to entertain us. Since making fun of Haute Couture is like shooting fish in a barrel, it’s important to see it from a different point of view, and today’s news is John Galliano’s return to form at Christian Dior. After a couple of dreary Prt Porter shows and last season’s inscrutable couture parade, the designer has tightened his focus and rediscovered his muse as Madame Butterfly.

I always do, but with Nick, I spent even more because I did not want to disappoint him. I didn’t wanna get “Sabaned.” I’ve seen the look. Trust me, I did not want that look.”. Of course, we have heard many times from real estate sources about confirmed deals like Nordstrom at the former Drake Hotel site, or Barneys in the Meatpacking district that never materialized, so one newspaper report doesn not necessarily make a signed deal. If this does happen, however, it could mean big changes not only for Neiman Marcus but also Bergdorf If NMG is willing to bring Neiman to Manhattan, then it also might be considering finally expanding Bergdorf into other cities. Or not.