The New Blackbird

Blackbird Beard Oil

Nicole Miller, who closed Blackbird last summer, has re-focused with a robust collection of Blackbird fragrances and men’s grooming products.

Seattle’s Blackbird closing its doors

Nicole Miller

Blackbird, the celebrated Seattle men’s contemporary store, is closing its doors to focus on its wholesale business.

Contemporary roundtable: Growth spurt


Elise Diamantini talks to Bloomingdale’s, Blackbird, Need Supply, Park & Bond and Saks about contemporary business.

Destination: Grooming


Harry Sheff: By making their fragrance and grooming departments a larger part of their stores, Blackbird, Martinpatrick3 and Halls have become destination shops.

What I’m looking for at the Las Vegas shows


Hearing Stu and Karen talk about how many trips to Las Vegas—somewhere in the neighborhood of 40 to 50—makes me a little more comfortable about my modest eight trips. But after a certain number of trips and a certain number of fashion cycles, however small (I think I’ve already seen the death and rebirth of […]

Blackbird: Great heights

Nicole Miller Blackbird

One merchant’s unique vision makes Blackbird soar. Nicole Miller’s passion for retailing—not only for the four stores and e-commerce site she currently operates, but for her ideas yet to be turned into realities—is evident from the start. “The worst part of my job is that I want to do so much! I get impatient. I […]

MR Magazine announces Uptown Downtown Award winners for 2011


NEW YORK—MR Magazine today released the names of 12 men’s specialty retailers and two Menswear Hall of Fame honorees to be recognized at the 2011 Uptown Downtown awards for innovation, on July 18th at The Four Seasons restaurant in New York. David Witman, executive VP and GMM, menswear and kidswear divisions at Nordstrom, and Russ […]