• Chic Report

    The Daily | October 22, 2014

    From The Daily 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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  • News

    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; he is now back as a consultant, weighing in on the saucy basics purveyor’s business matters on

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    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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    Eddie Roche | October 21, 2014

    Introducing…Renee Zellweger

    Last night, a new actress burst onto the scene in Hollywood named Renee Zellweger. She completes us. The ingenue hit the red carpet with Doyle Bramhall II at Elle’s 21st annual Women in Hollywood Awards at the Four Seasons, along with honorees Jessica Lange, Brie Larson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jennifer Garner, Tina Fey, and Elizabeth Banks. The evening was emceed by

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | October 21, 2014

    Stuart Weitzman Launches Customization For The Iconic 5050 Boot

    You know the boots. The ones Kate Moss made famous. The ones spotted on seemingly everyone in Hollywood, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Emma Stone, Elizabeth Olsen, Angelina Jolie, Olivia Wilde, and Selena Gomez. Now, Stuart Weitzman is making its famous 5050 boot available with its SWxYOU program. Customers can choose from the flat boot, the stacked high heel boot,

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | October 21, 2014

    Getting Down With James Brown At The Mr. Dynamite Screening

    As one might expect, an HBO Documentary Films production based on James Brown’s life is just as lively and wild as the late singer was. Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, was directed by Alex Gibney and was produced by Mick Jagger. So, what was it like working alongside The Rolling Stones’ lead singer? “It

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    Dena Silver | October 21, 2014

    Iconic Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies At Age 82

    Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta has passed away at the age of 82. He had been battling cancer since 2006; his wife, Annette de la Renta, confirmed his death at their home in Kent, Connecticut to The New York Times last night. Over five decades of designing, de la Renta had garnered a dedicated following of

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    Dena Silver | October 21, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Fondation Louis Vuitton Takes Flight The Frank Gehry-designed building dedicated to art prepares to open to the public Christopher Kane Has A New CEO Sarah Crook has been poached for the job from Stella

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    The Daily | October 20, 2014

    Joseph Altuzarra Gets Hitched

    Congrats are in order to CFDA winner Joseph Altuzarra, who married real estate developer Seth Weissman at the recently reopened Rainbow Room on Saturday night. We hear Vogue is covering the wedding for a future issue and Anna Wintour, Alexander Wang, and Jenna Lyons were a few of the VIP friends in attendance to cheer the

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    Eddie Roche | October 20, 2014

    Fancy Meeting Christian Louboutin And Elisa Sednaoui?

    If a luxury weekend in Paris meeting Christian Louboutin appeals to you (and we’re not sure we want to be friends with you if it doesn’t), #MyGoodness has put together a clever offer to raise money for The Elisa Sednaoui Foundation. Anybody who donates to the foundation via MyGoodness.com has a chance to win a weekend

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    Eddie Roche | October 20, 2014

    Vogue Takes A Trip To Paris Avec Natalia Vodianova

      We almost didn’t recognize Natalia Vodianova on the cover of Vogue’s November issue in a shot by Annie Leibovitz. The Russian mod, who appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair’s September issue with her very own profile, stars in a spread shot at the Paris Opera Ballet with their new hunky director Benjamin Millepied.

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    Alexandra Ilyashov | October 20, 2014

    Chic Reads: Donna Karan’s Aliza Licht Pens A Book

    Social media savant Aliza Licht, perhaps best known as DknyPRGirl, is spilling her tricks of the trade in her debut book, Leave Your Mark, which will be out come May. A career guide of sorts, the title has a quartet of sections, each with peppy, success-centric names: “Kill It In Your Career,” “Rock Social Media” (of course!), “Creating the

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    Dena Silver | October 20, 2014

    Dreaming Of Spring/Summer 2015 With Ann Taylor’s Lisa Axelson

    Despite the fact that we’re inching ever closer to the winter chill, why not daydream about spring for a moment or two? We got a jump start on mentally prepping our wardrobes for warmer temps at the recent Ann Taylor Spring/Summer preview, held in Times Square last week. The brand’s creative director, Lisa Axelson, culled inspiration for the crisp

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | October 20, 2014

    Encore, Encore! Have You Devoured The Latest Daily Media?

    Get your week started on the right foot by being informed on all the Daily Media moves of the week. After all, you’ll want to know who the new beauty director at Shape is, right? Which Eater superstar ed got poached by Bon Appétit? Who did Esquire nab as their new site director? What were the slew of hires

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  • Editor picks

    Dena Silver | October 20, 2014

    Get Your Sneak On: 8 Styles To Slip Into

    Heels are nice, wedges are chic, and platforms are killer, but can anything really compare to an amazing pair of designer sneakers? Well, we’ve got eight examples of haute kicks that are far from your average pair of tennis shoes. Don’t breeze past Dior’s slip-on style, embellished with sequins and finished off with a pink sole, while

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