• Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | October 24, 2014

    FGI’s Night Of Stars Honors Oscar

    Fashion Group International’s 31st annual FGI Night of Stars was held last night at Cipriani Wall Street, and once again the organization brought out the biggest names in the industry to the sit-down dinner. This year they honored 12 “Protagonists” in the biz. The latest crop was comprised of Sarah Burton (Fashion Star), Glenda Bailey (Lord &

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | October 24, 2014

    Domenico Dolce And Stefano Gabbana Found Not Guilty Of Tax Evasion

    The verdict has arrived: Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have been found innocent. The designer duo was been charged with tax evasion, but the recent ruling has overturned two previous sentences at lower courts. Also cleared of wrongdoing? Five other defendants in the case, including general director Cristiana Ruella, finance director Giuseppe Minoni, and accountant Luciano Patelli. “I

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  • Chic Report

    Peter Davis | October 24, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Drew Elliott, Paper’s Professional Party Boy, Returns

    Drew Elliot, Paper’s chief creative officer (responsible for the magazine’s new look and vibe) is returning to nightlife with a weekly party at The Diamond Horseshoe called “Pretty Ugly.” Co-hosted with the legendary Erich Conrad (0f Zig Zag and Beige fame), Elliott tells me, “We want this to represent New York. We have a bit of

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  • Chic Report

    Paige Reddinger | October 24, 2014

    Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni Celebrates The Launch Of ‘Monsieur Dior Once Upon A Time’

    Last night, fashion journalist Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni celebrated the launch of her latest tome Monsieur Dior Once Upon A Time with a book signing at Maison Gerard, a store specializing in French art deco near Union Square. The book celebrating Christian Dior’s life is just one of two books Fraser-Cavassoni is putting out this month. Her much

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  • News

    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 24, 2014

    Pandora Taps Tracey Griffin As Chief Operating Officer

    A new top talent is joining team Pandora: The jewelry brand has appointed Tracey Griffin to the role of chief operating officer for the company’s Americas team. She will lead Pandora’s legal, operations, and IT departments in her new capacity. Most recently, Griffin was senior partner at consulting firm McKinsey & Company, following a stint at Procter

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  • Chic Report

    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 24, 2014

    Sergio Says! Musings From Cosmo (…And Beyond)

    What time is it? Sergio time! Joanna Coles’ trusty right-hand everything, Sergio Kletnoy, took a moment from his busier-than-ever schedule to fill us in on all the epic adventures of the past two weeks, including plenty of very special music biz encounters. Prepare to be at least a little bit envious, darlings… In the blink of an eye,

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | October 24, 2014

    The Daily Media: 23 Moves To Discuss

    Paul Greenberg, formerly CEO at CollegeHumor, has been named CEO at NYLON. Brittany Adams, formerly associate fashion editor at Style.com, has been named fashion writer at Glamour. Jennifer Hitzges, formerly celebrity stylist, has been named fashion director at Redbook. Petra Kobayashi, formerly art director at SELF, has been named art director at Redbook. Simon Dumenco,

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | October 24, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Josh Truesdell

    Aloha to Wahiawa Hawaii native Josh Truesdell, a favorite of Bruce Weber and a Ralph Lauren regular. We’re winding down the week with some random questions for Josh, who was clever enough to give us some very funny answers. Let’s get to it… Twitter: @JoshTrues Current City: NYC, baby Single/Married/Dating? Single Nickname: Calvin Klein (to

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  • Chic Report

    The Daily | October 24, 2014

    Julia Restoin Roitfeld Fêtes The Relaunch Of Romy & The Bunnies

    Ladurée’s SoHo outpost was packed to the gills on Wednesday night for a dinner full of chic women—many French, many pregnant—all in celebration of Julia Restoin Roitfeld‘s relaunch of her mommy blog, Romy & The Bunnies. “Well, first I’m just checking out what they’re all wearing; very chic. They’re all just young and beautiful, and many of them pregnant,

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | October 24, 2014

    A Date Has Been Set For Oscar De La Renta’s Funeral

    Honoring an icon: Oscar de la Renta’s funeral will be held on November 3rd at the church of St. Ignatius Loyola at Park Avenue and 84th Street. The private mass will take place at 11 a.m. The Catholic church has been in operation in New York City since 1898. The beloved and iconic designer passed away on

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  • Chic Report

    The Daily | October 24, 2014

    Christian Siriano On Working With Pint-Sized Talents On ‘Project Runway: Threads’

    Tube talk! Last eve, the newest Project Runway iteration hit the small screen. The Lifetime show, called Project Runway: THREADS, is hosted by Vanessa Simmons, and stars Christian Siriano, Seventeen‘s Gina Kelly and Jasmine Snow, and YouTube personality Ingrid Nilsin as judges. We caught up with Siriano on Wednesday at a cocktail bash at his downtown boutique to discuss

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  • Editor picks

    The Daily | October 24, 2014

    It’s A Wrap (Times Deux)

    WHAT: Donni Charm Wing Charm Merge Scarf WHY: Two is always better than one when it comes to most things, no need to dispute that fact. Furthering that notion is this innovative scarf from Donni Charm, which is infinitely more luxurious thanks to its dual-action chicness. The Wing Charm Merge Scarf, available exclusively at Barneys

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  • News

    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 24, 2014

    Links Of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Who Are Fashion’s Best C.E.O.’s?   The style-centric top dogs on a Harvard Business Review list include the likes of Fast Retailing’s Tadashi Yanai, Terry J. Lundgren of Macy’s, and Tiffany & Co.’s Michael J. Kowalski De la Renta Funeral Arrangements

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  • Chic Report

    The Daily | October 23, 2014

    Thakoon Celebrates A Decade With A Barneys Bash

    “This feels f*cking awesome. I feel young,” Thakoon Panichgul said last night at Barneys New York. To fete the designer’s 10th year of business and the launch of the XO Exclusively Ours collection, the department store was transformed into a Thakoon wonderland. All windows and 7th floor mannequins were decked out in looks from the

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  • News

    Dena Silver | October 23, 2014

    The Assistant Files, Vol. 56: Veronica Vera, Sonia Rykiel’s Lola Rykiel

    Tucked away in a little office above 57th Street is a little taste of Paris. It’s the New York outpost of Sonia Rykiel, where the iconic designer’s granddaughter Lola Rykiel runs the show. As director of communications, she and her assistant, Veronica Vera, are in constant communication with the maison‘s team in France. The duo has transcended the

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  • Chic Report

    Paige Reddinger | October 23, 2014

    Marion Cotillard’s Chic New Lady Dior Ad Campaign

    Raf Simons’ muse for Dior, Marion Cotillard, is the embodiment of French chic in the new Lady Dior campaign. Of course, Cotillard is the essential Parisian woman tout le temps, but we love the images shot by Craig McDean of the actress in Paris, with the busy buzz of the city’s streets streaking by in the night sky

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  • Chic Report

    The Daily | October 23, 2014

    Bag Banter With Tyler Ellis Of Tyler Alexandra

    Last night, a gang of loyal Tyler Ellis fans gathered at the Park Hyatt hotel to gawk at the range of new bags designed by Ellis for her line, Tyler Alexandra. For Spring, Ellis—the talented progeny of Perry Ellis—took on new animal skins in some head-turning colorways. We caught up with her at the hotel’s

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | October 23, 2014

    Emilio Pucci Launches “Cities of the World” Scarf Collection

    In an homage to Emilio Pucci’s iconic Battistero scarf, which was created in 1957 as a love letter to Florence by Marquise Emilio Pucci, the brand is launching a new collection of scarves dedicated to cities around the world. Pucci was from one of Florence’s most noble families and spent most of his life in

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  • Chic Report

    The Daily | October 23, 2014

    Haute Hippie’s Gothic Glamour For Spring 2015

    The Daily recently visited Haute Hippie to preview the Spring 2015 collection, and this season, designer Trish Wescoat Pound infused evening dresses with a dark, decadent drama. There were ravens, ombre dots, and tree of life prints along with vibrant hues of red rose, rouge, raspberry, and wine. Embellishments included zippers (at the hip) studs (on

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  • Media

    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 23, 2014

    Redbook Names New Art Director and Fashion Director

    High-level editorial hires over at Redbook: the Hearst glossy has tapped Petra Kobayashi as art director and Jennifer Hitzges as fashion director. Kobayashi arrived at Redbook in August for a three-month freelance art director stint, following a decade as art director at SELF. Prior to SELF, Kobayashi was art director at Brides for a year, after a year as deputy art director at Us Weekly. She also

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