• Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | October 30, 2014

    Tom Ford Gets Inspired

    On the heels of Ruffian showing their Spring collection and DSquared2 celebrating the opening of their first U.S. store in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles’ “unofficial” fashion week continued last night with West Coasters heading to Milk Studios for the 2014 amfAR Inspiration Gala honoring Tom Ford, who will bring his Fall collection to town next year.

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  • Media

    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 on this side of the Atlantic, he still relies on assistant Gillian Sagansky to keep him on the mark. When she’s not discussing retrospectives

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  • Chic Report

    Peter Davis | October 30, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Timo Weiland’s Road Trip, Benz At Blass, Miley’s MAC Moment, Woolrich Goes Live

    Want to road trip with the adorbs Timo Weiland gang? Donna Kang, Alan Eckstein,and Timo Weiland cruise around Southampton, the Wölffer Estate and Montauk with Lincoln MKC for a short and very sweet film (highlight: a shot of designer Timo surfing shirtless–watch out, Gisele!). Weiland narrates the dreamy daytrip, revealing what inspires the label. “The brand

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  • News

    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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  • News

    Dena Silver | October 30, 2014

    The CFDA And Lexus Host A Green Luncheon To Announce The Eco-Fashion Challenge Winner

    It was a very vert afternoon when a who’s who of the industry gathered for a quick lunch at The Modern in Midtown. The reason for the nosh? To unveil the winner of the fifth annual CFDA/Lexus Eco-Fashion Challenge Luncheon. Despite a delicious menu, the real highlight of the day was the winners of the $75,000 prize; Katie

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | October 30, 2014

    Plan de Ville: The New E-Commerce Site Devoted To Emerging Designers

    With a slew of e-commerce sites popping up nearly every day, it’s hard to pin point exactly why you should be shopping all of them. But Fashion stylist and writer Catherine Smith has come up with a saavy new idea called Plan de Ville, a new e-comm site devoted to selling and introducing emerging talent

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  • Chic Report

    Zachary Weiss | October 30, 2014

    Hearst Debuts “The Face of Fashion: An Exhibit by Patrick McMullan”

    Patrick McMullan was joined by his loyal band of followers last night at the Hearst Tower to toast “The Face of Fashion: An Exhibit by Patrick McMullan”. The show combines collages of front row fashion week snaps with a few formal portraits. Town & Country‘s Jay Fielden, Esquire‘s David Granger, ELLE‘s Robbie Myers, and Marie Claire‘s Anne Fulenwider and Nina Garcia all participated in the shoot that

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  • Chic Report

    Paige Reddinger | October 30, 2014

    TheOutnet.com Unveils Jewelry Collab With Seven Iconic Designers

    In need of some chic holiday stocking stuffers? TheOutnet.com has launched a jewelry collection of exclusive baubles from some of the biggest names in costume jewelry just in time for gift-giving season. Pieces like these Vickisarge half moon earrings with gold-plated crystals are available on the site starting today. The launch also marks the debut of

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  • News

    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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  • News

    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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  • News

    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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  • Chic Report

    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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  • Chic Report

    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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  • Chic Report

    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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  • News

    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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  • News

    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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  • Chic Report

    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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  • News

    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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