• Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 30, 2015

    Harper’s Bazaar Turns Icons Into Icons

    Harper’s Bazaar released a peek of their September issue today and it looks like Carine Roitfeld and Stephen Gan have been keeping reaaaaaaaaally busy. In a 17-page portfolio that will run in the September issue of 32 editions of the magazine worldwide, they’ve enlisted some major names to appear as you’ve never seen them before. Jean-Paul Goude shot Oprah Winfrey, Katy

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    Kristen Heinzinger | July 30, 2015

    Is There a Future for Band of Outsiders After All?

    L.A.-based Band of Outsiders was up for auction yesterday morning, but bidders walked away empty handed. The intellectual property and inventory will remain under the Belgian fashion fund that put on the sale, CLCC SA, according to WWD. Although multiple bids were made, none were sufficient to cover the brand’s enormous debt—$2.5 million. But there’s a

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 30, 2015

    Throwback Thursday: True Life! I’m A Hamptons Hausfrau

    We noticed you really, really enjoyed our chat with a Hamptons rich kid earlier this month, but another classic anonymous interview was our 2013 chat with an exquisitely spoiled Southamptonite giving us the inside dirt. Let’s rewind and see what she has to say about gold diggers, designer drugs, and the joys of hungover parenting. What’s the

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  • News

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 30, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Christie Brinkley’s Son Is Getting Into Acting, Gap Brings Back Models

    Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits… Christie Brinkley’s Son Is Getting Into Acting Christie Brinkley‘s son just signed with the same management agency that reps Jared Leto and Emma Watson. Gap Brings Back Models Mods like Caroline Trentini, Andreea Diaconu, Karolin Wolter, Liu Wen, Aya Jones, and Angel

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  • Chic Report

    Paige Reddinger | July 30, 2015

    A Peace Treaty And W Hotels Announce An Exclusive Collaboration

    CFDA {Fashion Incubator} label A Peace Treaty has announced a special collaboration for the W Hotels of Chicago (both Lakeshore and City Center). Dana Arbib, creative director and designer of A Peace Treaty, designed a chic handmade silk robe that will be carried exclusively in the hotels just in time for Lollapalooza. The robe’s rounded design

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    Kristen Heinzinger | July 30, 2015

    An Instagram History of Margiela

    Margiela has seen its fair share of change this past year, as the once anonymous head designer was replaced with an industry icon when John Galliano took over. And his first rule of business was to overhaul the brand’s name Maison Martin Margiela, rechristening the label to simply Maison Margiela. Nostalgia must have gotten the best of

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | July 30, 2015

    Sebastian Faena Unveils Short Film ‘Those Wrecked By Success’ With Gigi Hadid

    Photographer Sebastian Faena, who is also a filmmaker, has debuted his short film Those Wrecked By Success starring supermodel Gigi Hadid. The film takes place in Los Angeles and centers around the story of a young actress the day after winning an Oscar. The film captures the malaise of everyday life after a momentous, life-changing evening.

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    Paige Reddinger | July 30, 2015

    Chloé Debuts Fall 2015 Ad Campaign With Anja Rubik and Julia Stenger

    Chloé debuted their fall 2015 ad campaign featuring Anja Rubik and Julia Stenger strolling around the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris in the French brand’s signature flowy dresses. The campaign this season was meant to be a tribute to friendship in honor of Chloé’s history in which, founder Gabrielle Aghion, borrowed money from a friend to launch what was

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    Paige Reddinger | July 29, 2015

    Alexander Wang To Reportedly Exit Balenciaga

    Alexander Wang is said to be parting ways with Balenciaga. Kering and Wang will likely not be renewing their contracts according to WWD. Wang was appointed creative director of Balenciaga in December 2012, after former creative director Nicolas Ghesquière left the company. Upon leaving Balenciaga, Ghesquière was embroiled in a lawsuit with the luxury brand after making disparaging

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    Kristen Heinzinger | July 29, 2015

    Hermès Talks Back: The Birkin Bag Blowup Continues…

    After yesterday’s noisy reaction to PETA’s statement on the Birkin bag and croc farming (and Jane Birkin’s feelings about being tied to the luxury item), Hermès has finally responded to Birkin’s request: “Jane Birkin has expressed her concerns regarding practices for slaughtering crocodiles. Her comments do not in any way influence the friendship and confidence

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    Paige Reddinger | July 29, 2015

    PORTER Magazine Names Alex White Fashion Director-At-Large

    PORTER magazine has named Alex White their fashion director-at-large. The British-born, New York-based uber stylist will be producing fashion shoots from the U.S. for the bi-monthly glossy. White is one of the most influential stylists in the industry, having worked on some of the most iconic fashion stories. She is widely known for her work as the fashion

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  • Models

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 29, 2015

    Andreja Pejic’s Latest Project

    Andreja Pejic is still on fire. The model appears in a four-page feature in Love Magazine’s “Love 14 The Talent’s Autumn/Winter 2015” issue. The spreads were shot by Solve Sundsbo in London and styled by editor in chief Katie Grand. Jack Sunnucks interviewed Andreja about the power and meaning behind opening a magazine and seeing yourself. “I

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 29, 2015

    Karlie Kloss and DvF Go 007 For Fall

    Two powerful women unite when Karlie Kloss stars in the new Diane von Furstenberg Fall campaign, which launches August 3rd on DVF.com. Peter Lindbergh shot Karlie with the new DVF Secret Agent handbag, which is the first time they’ve shown an accessory as a centerpiece in a campaign. “The DVF Secret Agent bag, and the

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    Kristen Heinzinger | July 29, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Cindy Crawford’s Show About the ’80s Modeling Feud, Kendall Gets Cute in Estee Lauder Commerical

    Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits… Cindy Crawford’s Show About the ’80s Modeling Feud Crawford is the force behind NBC’s show about the historic war between Ford and Elite management co’s… word is that Crawford’s daughter might be making her acting debut Kendall Gets Cute in Estée Lauder Commercial  The Jenner twin stars in a spoof ad within

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    Eddie Roche | July 29, 2015

    Calvin Klein Jeans and Tinder Hook Up

    Calvin Klein Jeans released images of their of the moment (and inclusive!) Fall 2015 ad campaign, which shows a series of ridiculously good looking couples who are about to get busy, if their messages are any indication. According to a release from Calvin, it’s “an innovative sociological experiment turned fashion campaign, the visuals provide an

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  • News

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 28, 2015

    Is It The End of The Birkin Bag?

    Jane Birkin, British model and singer, and the muse for Hermès’ top-selling Birkin bag, wants little to do with the classic luxury item. After reading a brief by PETA about crocodile abuse, Birkin has requested that her name be removed from the bag, according to a statement from the animal rights organization. The exposé highlighted crocodile and alligator farming

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    Paige Reddinger | July 28, 2015

    Emilio Pucci Appoints Mauro Grimaldi As The Brand’s New CEO

    Emilio Pucci has appointed Mauro Grimaldi as the luxury brand’s new CEO. Grimaldi, who will start his new role in September, is currently the vice president of sales, marketing, and communications at Elie Saab. He has previously held roles at Valentino and Salvatore Ferragamo. After the departure of creative director Peter Dundas, who left to

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  • Chic Report

    The Daily Front Row | July 28, 2015

    What’s “Technical Luxury Apparel?”

    Missing your cashmere in the dog days of summer? Shannon Wilson, co-founder of the newbie brand Kit and Ace, fills us in on an inventive new category in fashion that takes cashmere to 2015. Always wanted to be able to throw your cashmere sweater in the washing machine? The time has come. (OK, OK, a few

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  • News

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 28, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: All Transgender Modeling Agency Coming to LA, Saint Laurent Returns to Couture

    Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits… All Transgender Modeling Agency Coming to LA  Move over, Andreja Pejic! The new agency will be headed up by five transgender women Saint Laurent Returns to Couture  The design house debuts an even-more-couture “Yves Saint Laurent”

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    Kristen Heinzinger | July 28, 2015

    Brit Actress Gabriella Wilde Stars in Rag & Bone Fall/Winter Campaign

    Brit screen gem Gabriella Wilde is at the center of rag & bone’s Fall/Winter 2015 campaign. Like previous campaigns, this one is all about New York, but doesn’t take a literal approach. Glen Luchford captured a tougher side of Wilde’s signature natural beauty amid gritty, urban scenes like a concrete barrier smashing onto a ’79

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