Barry Samaha

Barry Samaha is a freelance lifestyle writer and fashion editor. He has contributed to Forbes, Departures, The Daily Beast and WWD, among others. He is based in New York City and can't seem to find enough closet space for all his shoes.
Barry Samaha
Barry Samaha is a freelance lifestyle writer and fashion editor. He has contributed to Forbes, Departures, The Daily Beast and WWD, among others. He is based in New York City and can't seem to find enough closet space for all his shoes.

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If the label says it’s real fur, can you be sure it’s not fake?

Mislabelling of materials adds to confusion, as the debate over the use of fur in fashion continues

25 Feb 2019 - 5:58PM

Mislabelling of materials adds to confusion, as the debate over the use of fur in fashion continues

If the label says it’s real fur, can you be sure it’s not fake?
Are Burberry, John Galliano, DKNY and Versace wrong to ditch fur?

Fur companies: using polyester, nylon and acrylic to create fur lookalikes is not ecologically sustainable

19 Feb 2019 - 12:15PM

Fur companies: using polyester, nylon and acrylic to create fur lookalikes is not ecologically sustainable

Are Burberry, John Galliano, DKNY and Versace wrong to ditch fur?
How the wealthy gain VIP access to Fashion Week

American Express and hotel groups Hilton and Ritz-Carlton run ‘reward points’ for top clients to exclusive catwalk shows, after-parties other celebrity events

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

American Express and hotel groups Hilton and Ritz-Carlton run ‘reward points’ for top clients to exclusive catwalk shows, after-parties other celebrity events

How the wealthy gain VIP access to Fashion Week
Claudia Li: the fashion risk-taker who counts Bella Hadid as a fan

With NYFW in full swing, Li tells how she spurned the chance to join the family’s art dealership in favour of studying the design business and starting her own brand in an uber competitive field

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

With NYFW in full swing, Li tells how she spurned the chance to join the family’s art dealership in favour of studying the design business and starting her own brand in an uber competitive field

Claudia Li: the fashion risk-taker who counts Bella Hadid as a fan