An Open Letter to Barney’s CEO Mark Lee re: “Shop and Frisk”

Trayon Christian, who alleges he was arrested for legally purchasing an item at Barney’s New York. Courtesy msn.com

Trayon Christian, who alleges he was arrested for legally purchasing an item at Barney’s New York. Courtesy msn.com

Mark Lee, CEO

Barney’s New York

660 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10065

Re: “Shop and Frisk”

October 31, 2013

Dear Mr. Lee:

You might remember me from such recent purchases as a pair of Robert Clergerie boots and Céline sunglasses ($350).  I write to inform you and everyone else who reads this open letter that after 21 years as an enthusiastic Barney’s customer, I will no longer be patronizing your Madison Avenue store, Coop stores, outlets, Warehouse Sale, or online sites.

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