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Simon Doonan Talks Awnings

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Our sister site asked Simon Doonan his thoughts on the awnings at Barneys, which recently changed from red to black under the auspices of new CEO Mark Lee. Simon says diplomatically: "When I started at Barneys the awnings were black and I love the red ones. I was just in the Barneys Beverly Hills on Rodeo Drive, where the awnings are red. And the black ones are super chic on Madison...I think it's a bit like spaghetti and linguine, you don't need to choose, you can have both." [Racked National; Previously]