• 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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    Dena Silver | October 23, 2014

    Rodeo Drive To Honor Burberry With Walk Of Style Award

    Burberry plans to open a new flagship on Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive on November 7th, and the Brit label’s arrival will coincide with some additional fanfare. On November 19th, the brand will receive the 22nd Rodeo Drive Walk Of Style Award. The award was started in 2003 by the City of Beverly Hills and the

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    Eddie Roche | October 23, 2014

    The Central Park Conservancy Courts John McEnroe

    Everybody has an opinion on tennis great (and proud New Yorker) John McEnroe, but at this week’s Central Park Conservancy Women’s Committee luncheon at the Mandarin Oriental, he had the crowd in the palm of his hand. The annual event, which raised $186,000 for our beloved park, welcomed Gillian Miniter, Karen LeFrak, Fe Fendi, Deborah

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  • News

    Dena Silver | October 23, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Naomi Watts Is L’Oreal Paris’ Latest Ambassador The 46-year old joins the likes of Penelope Cruz, Blake Lively, and Lara Stone as a spokesperson Illesteva Lands In New York The optic company opens up shop on

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | October 22, 2014

    Karl Lagerfeld Directed Pharrell Williams In A Fashion Film

    Now, this is a match made in fashion heaven. Karl Lagerfeld directed Pharrell Williams in a new fashion film that will debut on December 2nd along with Chanel’s Paris-Salzburg pre-fall collection, according to WWD. Pharrell is said to be starring alongside Lagerfeld family regulars Cara Delevingne and six-year-old Hudson Kroenig, who will also be Pharrell’s dance partners. The accompanying

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  • Chic Report

    The Daily | October 22, 2014

    From The Daily’s Archives: Daily Déjeuner With Zac Posen And Oscar de la Renta

    After yesterday’s heartbreaking news about the loss of Oscar de la Renta, we dove into the Daily archives to revisit this lovely cover story moment with the designer from September 2005… We asked Zac Posen and Oscar de la Renta to lunch—15 days before Fashion Week. They’re so Daily that they said yes, and showed up looking tan and

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | October 22, 2014

    Break Time! View 50+ Pics of Male Mods In 2(X)IST!

    Last night we took one for the team and checked out the runway show for 2(X)IST’s Spring/Summer collection, which welcomed an enthusiastic crowd (of mostly men) to Skylight Modern in Chelsea. Backstage before the show (another horrible place to have to be), we chatted with the brand’s creative director Jason Scarlatti to get the skinny

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    Peter Davis | October 22, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Menswear Moment with Bonobos’ Dwight Fenton

      Dwight Fenton, the tall, dark and handsome Vice President of Design for Bonobos, has the ultimate preppy pedigree. Born in Greenwich, C.T., the Dartmouth grad was a designer at Vineyard Vines before working in the design department at J. Crew when it was run by Todd Snyder under CEO Mickey Drexler. Bonobos is fast

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    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 22, 2014

    British Fashion Awards Reveal This Year’s Finalists

    Who’s up for a British Fashion Council accolade this time around? This year’s spate of finalists have been announced for the BFC’s annual British Fashion Awards. In the womenswear designer category, Erdem, Christopher Kane, and J.W. Anderson are up for the top prize. For the women’s wear brand honor, Stella McCartney, Victoria Beckham, and Alexander McQueen are in the running. As for the

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | October 22, 2014

    A Denim-Filled Evening With RE/DUN x Warm Plus J Brand And Rob Pruitt

    Jean junkies were out in full force last night to celebrate their favorite blues, with artist Rob Pruitt spray-painting J Brand jeans for a limited edition collab at Barneys. The promise of customizable denim drew the likes of Stefano Tonchi, Pamela Love, Jennifer Fisher, Karla Martinez, Athena Calderone, and Margherita Missoni. But it wasn’t just a shopping event: guests watched as Pruitt,

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    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 22, 2014

    Iris Alonzo Rejoins American Apparel As Senior Creative Director

    A very familiar face is back in the American Apparel fold: Iris Alonzo is returning to the contentious retailer as senior creative director. She was fired soon after the brand’s founder, Dov Charney, lost his CEO role back in June based on sexual misconduct allegations; he is now back as a consultant, weighing in on the saucy

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  • Chic Report

    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 22, 2014

    Testing, Testing…In The Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

    Still catching your breath post-fashion month? Finally, you’ve got time to pore over some of our dishy gems from The Daily in print this season! Ever wonder about the wizards behind Bon Appétit’s irresistible recipes? Meet the quartet of culinary editors who toil behind the scenes to bring the dreamiest possible delicacies to life. BY ALEXANDRA ILYASHOV ALISON ROMAN,

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    Dena Silver | October 22, 2014

    Hearst Looks Towards The Future At Their Second Annual MagFront

    When Ina Garten offers you muffins, you have to accept, right? Hearst hosted their second annual MagFront on Monday afternoon for top execs and senior marketers, and while there were plenty of eds from the publishing house’s various titles on hand, there were also a handful of celebs and stars who’ve recently appeared in Hearst glossies. Idina Menzel, Redbook‘s December cover

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  • Editor picks

    Dena Silver | October 22, 2014

    Jacket Of All Trades

    WHAT: Veronica Beard The Jacket With Leather Moto Dickey WHY: Think dickeys are too old school to try out? Think again, because Veronica Beard’s leather-infused blazer is far more modern than you’d expect. The classic glen plaid print takes an edgy turn with a moto-inspired leather dickey, which can easily be swapped out. Perhaps replace

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  • News

    Dena Silver | October 22, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler Says Retailer Will Sit Out Athletic Trend Instead the brand will continue focusing on their stronger categories The Marc by Marc Jacobs Momentum Katie Hillier on the difficulties of

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  • News

    The Daily | October 21, 2014

    25 Industry Power Players Reflect On Oscar de la Renta

    The fashion realm is mourning the loss of Oscar de la Renta today, and 25 industry powerhouses shared with The Daily their favorite moments avec Mr. de la Renta and the incredible qualities about the designer that will linger on. Unsurprisingly, effusive sentiments and truly beloved memories about the legendary designer abound. Without further ado…  Steven Kolb, CFDA: “Oscar de la

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | October 21, 2014

    The Angel Ball’s Night Of Surprises (And The Reynolds)

    Freak out! That was exactly what happened last night at Downtown Cipriani when impending parents Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds made a rare public appearance at the always, well, lively, Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation annual Angel’s Ball. With a room that included Sofia Vergara, Paris Hilton, Elsa Hosk, Kris Jenner, Jamie Foxx, Gigi Hadid, Tommy Hilfiger,

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    Dena Silver | October 21, 2014

    Sergio Rossi’s Angelo Ruggeri Kicks It At Saks Fifth Avenue

    Was it Monday or Shoesday last eve? On Saks Fifth Avenue’s eighth floor, it was certainly the latter: Sergio Rossi’s design director, Angelo Ruggeri, was being honored at a champagne-fueled cocktail hour. Olivia Chantecaille and Natalya Poniatowski hosted the occasion, bedecked in colorful pumps. The well-heeled crowd included Stefano Tonchi, Indre Rockefeller, and Karen Mulligan. While Ruggeri was signing complimentary

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    Dena Silver | October 21, 2014

    Remembering Oscar de la Renta In Pictures

    With the sad news of the passing of Oscar de la Renta, we can’t help but think back on the designer’s glorious legacy of beautiful, often dramatic frocks. Not only did he deeply love fashion, he loved talking about fashion and he loved the people that comprise the industry. What better way to remember him

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  • News

    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 21, 2014

    Kering Names New CEOs At Bottega Veneta, Christopher Kane, And Brioni

    Major management moves at three Kering-owned maisons: Carlo Alberto Beretta has been named CEO at Bottega Veneta, Sarah Crook is the new chief exec at Christopher Kane, and Gianluca Flore has been tapped for the top position at Brioni. Beretta succeeds Marco Bizzarri, who left his role at Bottega Veneta but stayed in the Kering fold when he took on the role of CEO

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