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    Dena Silver | October 30, 2014

    The Assistant Files, Vol. 57: Gillian Sagansky, W’s Stefano Tonchi

    At the intersection of boundary-pushing fashion and the hautest of the art scene is W, the coffee table-scaled glossy helmed by its ever-stylish EIC, Stefano Tonchi. While he might be the most self-sufficient editor this side of the Atlantic, he still relies on assistant Gillian Sagansky to keep him on the mark. When she’s not discussing retrospectives and

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    Dena Silver | October 30, 2014

    Bill Blass Taps Chris Benz As Creative Director

    After a two-year hiatus from showing a women’s ready-to-wear collection, Bill Blass named Chris Benz to the creative director post today, catapulting the brand back into the spotlight. Aiming to relaunch the label by Spring 2016, the company has been quietly preparing for a return to the international market by regaining control of its licenses, copyrights, and trademarks. The

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    Dena Silver | October 30, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Lottie Moss Scores First Playful Campaign For Red Valentino Kate Moss‘ little sister makes her campaign debut Coco Rocha’s Advice For Kendall Jenner She addresses those bullying rumors and doles out some mature advice He Knows

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    Eddie Roche | October 29, 2014

    Scoop! Dsquared2′s Dean and Dan Caten On A Move To NYFW

    With rumors circulating that Dsquared2 would be showing at New York Fashion Week in February, designers Dan and Dean Caten confirmed to us yesterday that they are highly considering switching cities to show Fall 2015. At their swanky new Beverly Hills boutique on Rodeo Drive, their first American store, the twins played coy about the move on the

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  • Chic Report

    Paige Reddinger | October 29, 2014

    Miley Cyrus Is The New Face Of MAC’s Viva Glam (Plus! Fun Photos From Miley’s Tour)

    Miley Cyrus is the latest in a slew of divas and musicians to front as the face of MAC Cosmetics’ Viva Glam ad campaign. The image features the singer/performer in a sparkly black leotard by The Blonds, shot in a position that is becoming almost as signature as her peace sign, tongue-out pose. Miley follows

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    Paige Reddinger | October 29, 2014

    Jérôme Dreyfuss On His Global Expansion And This Season’s Surf-Inspired Collection

    Handbag and shoe designer Jérôme Dreyfuss is known for making soft and supple leather bags, as well as shoes, for the cool downtown girl in every city (that’s a market his wife, designer Isabel Marant, has down pat, too). Business is starting to boom for the Parisian-based designer with store openings around the globe from

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  • Chic Report

    Zachary Weiss | October 29, 2014

    Alessandra Ambrosio And Jared Leto Celebrate RIMOWA’s New Madison Avenue Flagship

    RIMOWA opened up its new flagship store on Madison Avenue last night. The walls were, of course, lined with the brand’s jetsetter-adored luggage, including a limited edition set of Neville Wakefield-designed items, and the shindig brought out a similar jetset crowd. Jared Leto showed off some long ombré locks that were remarkably similar to the tresses of

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    Zachary Weiss | October 29, 2014

    Jessica Seinfeld’s Baby Buggy Charity Teams Up With Stuart Weitzman

    Jessica Seinfeld held court at Stuart Weitzman‘s Fifth Avenue flagship last night, as hordes of women came to pick up a new pair of heels and support Seinfeld’s Baby Buggy charity, which aims to provide essential clothing, gear, and services to families in need. The three shoes designed by Seinfeld avec the Weitzman team were on display,

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    Dena Silver | October 29, 2014

    Jeff Koons And H&M Team Up For A Second Collab

    The Jeff Koons retrospective at The Whitney wrapped on October 19th, but the artist is moving on to Paris’ Centre Pompidou, arriving in the City of Lights avec a second collab with H&M in tow. The unlikely duo first joined forces this past July, releasing a black bag festooned with an image of Koons’ iconic yellow balloon dog. Priced

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    Dena Silver | October 29, 2014

    Virginie Courtin-Clarins On Mugler’s Latest Fragrance Range, Les Exceptions

    David Koma‘s very first runway collection for Mugler bowed at Paris Fashion Week, and the brand is just getting started on its total revamp. Just this month, the brand launched a new fragrance line, Les Exceptions. Considering the maison has had scent-sational success with whiffs like Angel and Alien, this range of five fragrances are bound to be a

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    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 29, 2014

    Franca Sozzani Will Nab A Lifetime Achievement Award Next Month

    Quite the bona fide: Vogue Italia‘s delightful top editrix, Franca Sozzani, is being honored on November 19th with a lifetime achievement award the European School of Economics’ New York Ball benefit, held at the Trump Tower and co-chaired by Tommy Hilfiger. Expect more stylish types on the winner’s roster besides Sozzani. The fashion flock’s go-to architect and

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    Dena Silver | October 29, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… US Shoppers Seem to Be Spurning the New Coach How the retailer is faring under the helm of Stuart Vevers Nicolas Ghesquière: How To Make A Classic The Louis Vuitton creative director on the woman he designs

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    Eddie Roche | October 28, 2014

    Ruffian’s Los Angeles Debut

    Ruffian’s Brian Wolk and Claude Morais finally showed their Spring 2015 collection last night for the first time in Los Angeles, after they broke from the NYFW calendar last month. For a front row crowd that included Rose McGowan, Cameron Silver, Jamie King (who we spotted backstage before the show helping with a last minute fix

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    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 28, 2014

    Pitti Uomo Selects Marni And Hood By Air As Latest Guest Designers

    Who’s joining the Pitti posse this time around? This January, Pitti Uomo will host Marni as its latest guest menswear designer and Hood By Air as the special guest designer—and Tilda Swinton will perform. A runway show of Marni’s looks for the hommes will occur on January 15th in Florence. Expect Hood By Air’s Shayne Oliver to trot out his

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    Zachary Weiss | October 28, 2014

    Daniel Radcliffe’s Devilish Turn In ‘Horns’

    Last night, The Cinema Society and RADiUS TWC hosted Daniel Radcliffe‘s latest release post-Harry Potter. This time around, Radcliffe took on the devilish lead role of Ig in Horns, directed by Alexandre Aja. True to the film’s title, Daniel did indeed rock horns for most of the movie. Turns out, he loved them: “I would absolutely

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | October 28, 2014

    InStyle Makes Changes To Editorial Team

    In an effort to focus more on the digital side of their business, InStyle has made some changes to their editorial team. This refocus will result in the speculated layoffs of 5 to 10 editorial staffers and the subsequent creation of five new jobs created which span both digital and print capacities, according to WWD. A spokesperson for the magazine did

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    Eddie Roche | October 28, 2014

    A Moment With…Rose McGowan

    Ruffian’s Los Angeles collection debut yesterday was in many ways championed by designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais‘ dear friend, the friendly and fab Rose McGowan, who told us before the show why she thinks L.A. is having a moment, what bores her about NYFW, and her own designer ambitions. J’adore! How do you know Brian and Claude? I met them through

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    Dena Silver | October 28, 2014

    Rita Ora Is Everywhere, Including The December Cover Of Cosmopolitan

    Rita Ora and her signature red lips (plus a super blingy jacket) get the cover treatment from Cosmo this December. And they finally answer the question we’ve all been wondering; why is Ora everywhere? Well, it might have something to do with her Fifty Shades of Grey acting gig, a DKNY modeling stint, and a collab with Adidas, and being on the brink of debuting a new

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    Paige Reddinger | October 28, 2014

    Dior’s Sidney Toledano Elected To The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Board Of Trustees

    Sidney Toledano is adding yet another high profile role to his already very busy schedule: The CEO and president of Christian Dior Couture and CEO and board member of Christian Dior S.A. has been elected to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s board of trustees. “His experience managing a global business and his shared commitment to

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    Dena Silver | October 28, 2014

    Versace Home Brings Baroque-Inspired Interiors To Canada

    Yet another dispatch from the faraway shores of Vancouver: Versace Home has just unveiled their latest location, and the British Columbia-based shop will be the first ever outpost to stock their entire line of home wares, furniture, and other various accoutrements. The maison is plotting even further Canadian expansion: they will be opening as many as five more fashion-focused boutiques

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