• News

    Paige Reddinger | September 2, 2014

    Rick Owens Celebrates 20 Years In Fashion With Selfridges

    Who else besides Rick Owens would celebrate his 20th anniversary in the biz by erecting a 25-foot statue of his torso by sculptor Doug Jennings above the entrance to Selfridges? The statue weighs 1.5 tons, took 12 weeks to build by 20 crew members, the hair is made from almost 15 miles of coated black fabric

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    Dena Silver | September 2, 2014

    Roberto Cavalli Plans To Sell Off A Majority Stake Of His Brand By Next Month

    The Roberto Cavalli maison is prepping for a major move in the coming months: By mid-October, the designer will close a deal to sell off a 60 percent stake of his brand to VTB Capital, according to a letter of intent. The sale is linked to Russian investment bank VTB Group, which is brokering the deal

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  • News

    Dena Silver | September 2, 2014

    Kelly Cutrone Of People’s Revolution To Co-Found Digital Firm, Socially Acclaimed

    It isn’t the eve of a fashion week until there’s a bit of People’s Revolution news to discuss, right? This season is no different, as the PR firm’s CEO, Kelly Cutrone, has announced the creation of a digital PR and social media agency, Socially Acclaimed. Also involved in this new online initiative is People’s Rev current president Emily Bungert

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | September 2, 2014

    BCBG To Launch Ready-To-Shop Runway Via Instagram

    The next big thing might just be instantly shoppable runways. BCBG Max Azria is launching a program that will allow customers to shop the collection straight off the runway via Instagram. Until now, customers could only get their hands on a collection early by pre-ordering through online trunk sales on Moda Operandi and that, of course, was

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    Paige Reddinger | September 2, 2014

    Yves Carcelle Of Louis Vuitton Has Passed Away At Age 66

    Yves Carcelle, the former chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton, has passed away at the age of 66 after a battle with cancer. The executive died on Sunday at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris. Carcelle has been credited with orchestrating the revival of Louis Vuitton and its transformation into a global mega brand. He famously (and wisely)

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  • Editor picks

    Dena Silver | September 2, 2014

    Sharp As A Tack

    WHAT: Massimo Dutti Limited Edition Crocodile Court Shoe WHY: The classic high heel just got sharper thanks to an edgy interpretation by Massimo Dutti. With buttery embossed goatskin, these shoes boast a relatively modest heel plus a killer ankle detail to put a spin on any day of the week. While you might not want to kick through

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | September 2, 2014

    Nasty Gal Lays Off 20 Employees, Receives Nasty Reviews On Glassdoor

    Looks like Nasty Gal could be living up to its own name. The brand purportedly laid off 20 employees, predominately in the technology and public relations departments, according to WWD. Layoffs were said to have happened earlier this year around the time that former president and chief operating officer Deb Benton departed the company in February. More than

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | September 2, 2014

    Encore, Encore! Did You Devour The Latest Daily Media?

    After a refreshing Labor Day weekend, what better way to dive into the work week than an Daily Media recap? And there’s plenty to cover based on last week’s 20 media moves. So let’s jump right in! Which  Southern Cooking alum has snagged an editor gig at Cooking Light? Which glossy’s social media editor decamped to join the

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | September 2, 2014

    Pharrell Williams Is Embarrassed About Being A Fashion Figure

    WSJ. nabbed Pharrell Williams for their Fall Fashion/Men’s issue which hits stands on September 13th. Inside the issue, Williams gets real about being a fashion icon, saying: “It embarrasses me a bit to be a figure in fashion. I think everyone is interested in what they put on, even if you dress conservatively. Whatever you’re

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  • Chic Report

    Catch Mercedes-Benz’s NYFW Shows, Livestreaming Right Here!
    Daniel Chivu | September 2, 2014

    Catch Mercedes-Benz’s NYFW Shows, Livestreaming Right Here!

    We’re just two days away from the flurry of runways that is NYFW, darlings. Be sure to check out our livestream of the catwalks at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week’s plethora of shows at the tents, right here, all week, beginning Thursday morning. See you in the front row!

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  • News

    Dena Silver | September 2, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… More Mega-Change In The Retail World: Sarah Rutson Leaves Lane Crawford After 21 years as the shop’s fashion director, she’s moving on to seek out personal opportunities Ballet Beautiful: Mary Katrantzou Dresses The NYCB

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | August 29, 2014

    Ruffian Moves From NYFW To…

    Ruffian designers Claude Morais and Brian Wolk (well known to our readers as longtime contributors) have announced that they are skipping New York Fashion Week this year to take their Spring collection to Los Angeles for the first time. The design duo’s been living the bicoastal life lately, and they’ve partnered with the Los Angeles Tourism &

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | August 29, 2014

    The Daily Media: 20 Moves To Discuss

    Nathan Lump, formerly director of branded content at Condé Nast, has been named editor-in-chief at Travel + Leisure. Katell Pouliquen, formerly editor-in-chief at Be, has been named deputy editor-in-chief at Marie Claire France. Hunter Lewis, formerly executive editor at Southern Living, has been named editor at Cooking Light. Amy Keller Laird, formerly executive editor at

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  • News

    Miuniku To Show At Paris Fashion Week
    Paige Reddinger | August 29, 2014

    Miuniku To Show At Paris Fashion Week

    Mumbai-based sisters Tina Sutradhar and Nikita Sutradhar of the label Miuniku will be showing at Paris Fashion Week next month. The sisters received a special jury award at the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize last May, and were among a selection of other talented designers like winner of the top prize Thomas Tait, as well as

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | August 29, 2014

    Karl Lagerfeld And Theophilus London Pair Up

    Kinda-random news alert! Karl Lagerfeld and Theophilus London are teaming up. Nope, London isn’t dabbling in clothing design, and Karl isn’t putting his vocal cords to the test. Rather, The Kaiser has been tapped to art direct and photograph the cover of London’s latest album, Vibezz. The duo also worked together on the art for the album’s first single,

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  • Editor picks

    Dena Silver | August 29, 2014

    Chic Destiny

    WHAT: Lulu Frost New Future Necklace WHY: Crystal balls aren’t the only way to foretell the future. This Lulu Frost sparkler is all you need to see what’s to come. Spoiler alert: with this piece slung on, your future is bound to be filled with visions of gold, pearls, and emerald green stones. It’ll do wonders

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  • News

    Eddie Roche | August 29, 2014

    STYLE360 Announces NYFW Plans

    STYLE360 is celebrating 10 years as a New York Fashion Week staple next month with the announcement of some major initiatives throughout the week. This year, they’ll be relocating to the newly constructed two-level venue, the Metropolitan West, located at 639 West 46th Street and the Westside Highway. Things kick off on September 8th with

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  • News

    Dena Silver | August 29, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Miu Miu Debuts Somebody App Created in part with Miranda July, the app will help you send cryptic personal messages Cheap Monday: More Than Skinny Jeans The Stockholm-based label turns 10 with a bang The

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | August 28, 2014

    Beyoncé and CR Fashion Book Finally Merge

    CR Fashion Book has revealed their Issue 5 cover gal and Beyoncé gets treated to a little Roitfeld magic (for the first time!) in their latest issue. Pierre Debusschere shot Bey under the guest creative direction of Riccardo Tisci. In an unusual move, we hear that Mrs. Carter approached Roitfeld about working together. Inside we get a look

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  • Chic Report

    Alexandra Ilyashov | August 28, 2014

    Bill de Blasio Invites The CFDA To Gracie Mansion For Drinks

    Looks like Mayor Bill de Blasio continues his efforts to make some fashion-y friends: he’s inviting the CFDA to his pad (that would be Gracie Mansion) on Wednesday for a tipple or two before the whirlwind that is NYFW commences. Bloomberg used to kick off the catwalks by being the ribbon-cutter at Lincoln Center on day une of NYFW,

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