• Runway

    Alexandra Ilyashov | March 5, 2015

    Carven Fall 2015

    Days after Carven announced the appointment of a duo of creative directors, Alexis Martial and Adrien Caullaudaud, the maison showed its Fall collection, which was designed by the in-house design team. Covetable sheer white blousing, superslim colorful skinnies, fresh pops of lavender, and flirty, flippy skirts abounded. Stay tuned for our full review…

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    Dena Silver | March 5, 2015

    Alexis Mabille Fall 2015

    Athleisure on the catwalk in Paris…could it be? Oui. Alexis Mabille’s Fall 2015 collection definitely had a sportif touch, spiffed up with his signature sultry details. Leggings with a singular leg-lengthening stripe were paired with bonded sweatshirts, dressed up with crisscrosses of dangling chains. Even frocks and elegant tops were fashioned in the sporty fabric. The athletic look was

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  • Chic Report

    The Daily Front Row | March 5, 2015

    Kim Kardashian Debuts A New Look At Balmain

    They’re baaaack! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West can’t get enough of that Paris Fashion Week scene, and they returned to the front row today at the Balmain show to support their pal and king of the selfie, Olivier Rousteing. What else would they be doing? Avid Instagram user Suzy Menkes was on the scene earlier today,

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | March 5, 2015

    The Assistant Files, Vol. 63: Sam Woolf, Fern Mallis

    Chicettes, did you miss your weekly installment of The Assistant Files? Fret not, we’re back! For this installment of the series, we’re delving into the fabulous life of the Aussie assistant to one of New York’s fashion trailblazers, Fern Mallis. Her go-to guy, Sam Woolf has attended Fashion Week in Dubai and shared a cup of coffee with Valentino Garavani on the job.

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    Dena Silver | March 5, 2015

    Vionnet Fall 2015

    There’s been quite a bit of press around Vionnet’s creative director Goga Ashkenazi, given the former energy magnate’s lack of formal design training, a social life worthy of the tabloids, and a very healthy fortune. Backstory aside, how are the clothes? This season involved a flurry of long, slim silhouettes interposed with a healthy mix of textures and

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  • News

    Dena Silver | March 5, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Stylist Mag’s Success, Saint Laurent’s Sales Triumph

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup… A Fashion Magazine’s Successful Business Model (Hint: It’s Free) How Stylist has become a go-to glossy for the French fashion set Love & Peace: Kate Bosworth The actress on growing up in the spotlight and finding her

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    Paige Reddinger | March 4, 2015

    Dries Van Noten Fall 2015

    Dries Van Noten paid homage to China, Indonesia, and India in his signature rich and eclectic mix of fabrics. Plus! There was plenty of khaki, a material that only Dries could chicify. Stay tuned for the full review…

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    Dena Silver | March 4, 2015

    Guy Laroche Fall 2015

    As far as debut collections go, taking a peek at the archives of the brand is a sensible place to start. Adam Andrascik took that route chez Guy Laroche, poring over the late designer’s collection of sketches to inform his Fall designs. The outcome? He certainly kept the ’80s-inspired opulence intact, especially in the form of silver and gold

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  • News

    Eddie Roche | March 4, 2015

    Pratt To Honor Francisco Costa

    Pratt Institute announced today that Calvin Klein Collection’s Francisco Costa will receive the Pratt Fashion Visionary Award at their benefit gala on May 7th. Previous honorees include Thom Browne, Fern Mallis, Hamish Bowles, and Ralph Rucci. Costa will be honored for over two decades working in fashion, much of that time spent at Calvin Klein, which

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    Dena Silver | March 4, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Jean Paul Gaultier’s Next Move, Karl Lagerfeld On His Big Anniversary

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup… JPG Moves On His next gig in the RTW realm is a capsule collection titled Jean Paul Gaultier for Sept Premières Karl Lagerfeld on Fur (Yea), Selfies (Nay) and Keeping Busy Along with a few quotes about

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    The Daily Front Row | March 4, 2015

    Rochas Fall 2015

    Luxe, structured calf-grazing shifts and swingy toppers (sometimes styled monochromatically, as in look three) in chocolate, olive, marigold, and plenty of noir were trotted out in Alessandro Dell’acqua‘s Fall collection chez Rochas. Those cheeky ruffled sweetheart necklines were sweet though a touch costume-y, but the rich touches elsewhere (ostrich plumes trimming hemlines, wide cinchers, bow-necked blouses, and bits of fur

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    Alexandra Ilyashov | March 4, 2015

    Oscar de la Renta Retrospective To Debut In San Francisco

    The first big posthumous retrospective of Oscar de la Renta’s iconic, impressive work is opening at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Slated to run through May 30, the exhibit will showcase over 100 designs by de la Renta, curated by André Leon Talley, and is being put together in tandem with the Oscar de la

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | March 4, 2015

    Preview The Upcoming ‘Dior and I’ Documentary

    Dior and I, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last year to raves, comes out April 10th and a preview of the doc has just been released. Directed by Frederic Tcheng, the film traces Raf Simons‘ first Haute Couture collection for Dior, which the designer had to put together in just eight weeks. “Ooohlaaalaaalaaaoooh,” Simons says

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  • Chic Report

    Paige Reddinger | March 4, 2015

    THEOUTNET.COM Launches “The A-Z Of Dresses”

    THEOUTNET.COM  is launching a new style guide, entitled “The A-Z of Dresses”. For 26 days, the e-tailer will go through the alphabet with each letter representing a trend or a designer. The guide kicked off with A for animal prints, followed by B for black, and C for cocktail o’clock. Each letter of the alphabet will be

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | March 4, 2015

    TOMS Debuts A Nolita Boutique Plus A Handbag Range

    New York’s got a new one-stop shop for chic yet socially kicks and accouterments, with the handy addition of a full-service coffee shop. The unlikely pairing comes to you courtesy of TOMS, the label synonymous with those simple slip-on shoes that give back to those in need with the One for One donation program. The brand has

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    Dena Silver | March 4, 2015

    Jacquemus Fall 2015

    Simon Porte Jacquemus is young (he’s only 24!) and making quite a name for himself on the French fashion scene. He played up his youth in his Fall 2015 collection, offering up wares that sort of harkened to playtime in preschool. While they definitely weren’t designed by a tot, they had an underlying playful, naïve tone, something that

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    Paige Reddinger | March 3, 2015

    Anthony Vaccarello Fall 2015

    Anthony Vaccarello‘s Fall collection was full of the designer’s signatures, like asymmetrical ultra-minis, navel-grazing deep-v’s, rock n’ roll chic, and plenty of black. This season he accented the aesthetic with star cut-outs, metal fringe, and big statement-making leather and Lucite belts. Who was perched front row? Donatella Versace made an appearance in Paris to support

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  • Media

    Paige Reddinger | March 3, 2015

    Lisa Arbetter Named Editor-in-Chief At People StyleWatch

    Lisa Arbetter has been appointed editor-in-chief at People StyleWatch. Her appointment follows the departure of founding EIC Susan Kaufman, who was ousted in January. Arbetter will work under Ariel Foxman, whose role expanded from InStyle‘s top editor to editorial director at InStyle and People StyleWatch in late January. Arbetter was most recently the deputy editor at InStyle; she has been in that role since

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | March 3, 2015

    Publicist Brenner Thomas Takes The Lead

    Industry favorite Brenner Thomas has parted ways with LaForce + Stevens to start his own PR firm, The Lead. With the blessing of his former employers and a unique background as a fashion journalist, Thomas tells us why he decided to take the leap. Why did you decide to launch your own company? The entrepreneurial

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  • News

    Dena Silver | March 3, 2015

    Christophe Lemaire Collaborates With Uniqlo

    Uniqlo will be getting a touch of the Hermès ethos this fall, when the Japanese retailer releases their first collaboration with French designer (and Hermès alum) Christophe Lemaire. Expect Lemaire’s simple-yet-luxurious approach to design, albeit at more attainable price points. “We have always dreamt to work with Uniqlo. Uniqlo designs qualitative and made for all garments for everyday life. It is also

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