• Media

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 31, 2015

    The Daily Media: 30 Moves To Discuss

    Rod Manley, formerly senior vice president of communications at Giorgio Armani, has been named EVP of global communications at Calvin Klein Inc., effective August 31st. Alex White, formerly fashion director at W, has been named U.S. fashion director-at-large at PORTER. Mauro Grimaldi, formerly interim CEO at Emilio Pucci, has been named CEO. Vicky Ward, formerly a

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | July 31, 2015

    Alexander Wang’s Balenciaga Departure Confirmed By Kering

    French luxury conglomerate Kering confirmed today that Alexander Wang will indeed be leaving his role as creative director of Balenciaga after much speculation in the industry in recent days. It was assumed, among other reasons, that Wang would be leaving the brand to focus on his own eponymous label, which does about $100 million in sales

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 31, 2015

    Details On The Betsey Johnson Yard Sale

    Our pal Betsey Johnson is once again opening up her East Hampton estate for one final yard sale, which begins today. The recent CFDA winner will be selling off the BJ label, vintage clothing, shoes, furniture, and more. (We’ve been in the basement and attic of her East Hampton digs and can assure you there

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 31, 2015

    A Hamptons Weekend from A-Z

    The Daily Secret (no relation to The Daily) is referred to as the “definitive guide for the best things life has to offer,” with 1.8 million daily subscribers picking up their content and suggestions every day. Not bad! We asked Daily Secret’s CEO Jac White to come up with her perfect Hamptons weekend from A-Z for our

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  • News

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 31, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: A First Look at the Jenner Sisters’ Shoe Line, Cosmo ‘Covers Up’ on Newsstands

    Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits… A First Look at the Jenner Sisters’ Shoe Line  The latest sister act, Kendall + Kylie, debuts with a spring collection, and they’re giving us a preview of the fabulous footwear. Cosmo ‘Covers Up’ on Newsstands  Who is the surprising driving force behind the decision? Paper Towns Author has Got

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | July 31, 2015

    Vionnet Debuts Fall 2015 Ad Campaign Featuring Anna Cleveland

    Vionnet debuted their fall 2015 ad campaign and it is stunning. The campaign featured model Anna Cleveland in various elegant and dramatic dance poses, a specialty of the tall languid beauty who has a flair for theatrics. Cleveland’s figure lends itself nicely to Vionnet’s lengthy, grecian-inspired clothes, especially her mile-long legs, which are exposed in

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | July 31, 2015

    SoulCycle Files To Go Public

    SoulCycle mania might soon be spreading nationwide and overseas. The cult spin class has been a phenomenon since it was founded in 2006 by Julie Rice and Elizabeth Cutler. According to the Wall Street Journal, SoulCycle filed Thursday to raise $100 million in an initial IPO. The company currently has 46 locations, the majority of them in

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 30, 2015

    Harper’s Bazaar Turns Icons Into Icons

    Harper’s Bazaar released a peek of their September issue today and it looks like Carine Roitfeld and Stephen Gan have been keeping reaaaaaaaaally busy. In a 17-page portfolio that will run in the September issue of 32 editions of the magazine worldwide, they’ve enlisted some major names to appear as you’ve never seen them before. Jean-Paul Goude shot Oprah Winfrey, Katy

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  • News

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 30, 2015

    Is There a Future for Band of Outsiders After All?

    L.A.-based Band of Outsiders was up for auction yesterday morning, but bidders walked away empty handed. The intellectual property and inventory will remain under the Belgian fashion fund that put on the sale, CLCC SA, according to WWD. Although multiple bids were made, none were sufficient to cover the brand’s enormous debt—$2.5 million. But there’s a

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 30, 2015

    Throwback Thursday: True Life! I’m A Hamptons Hausfrau

    We noticed you really, really enjoyed our chat with a Hamptons rich kid earlier this month, but another classic anonymous interview was our 2013 chat with an exquisitely spoiled Southamptonite giving us the inside dirt. Let’s rewind and see what she has to say about gold diggers, designer drugs, and the joys of hungover parenting. What’s the

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  • News

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 30, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Christie Brinkley’s Son Is Getting Into Acting, Gap Brings Back Models

    Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits… Christie Brinkley’s Son Is Getting Into Acting Christie Brinkley‘s son just signed with the same management agency that reps Jared Leto and Emma Watson. Gap Brings Back Models Mods like Caroline Trentini, Andreea Diaconu, Karolin Wolter, Liu Wen, Aya Jones, and Angel

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  • Chic Report

    Paige Reddinger | July 30, 2015

    A Peace Treaty And W Hotels Announce An Exclusive Collaboration

    CFDA {Fashion Incubator} label A Peace Treaty has announced a special collaboration for the W Hotels of Chicago (both Lakeshore and City Center). Dana Arbib, creative director and designer of A Peace Treaty, designed a chic handmade silk robe that will be carried exclusively in the hotels just in time for Lollapalooza. The robe’s rounded design

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  • Chic Report

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 30, 2015

    An Instagram History of Margiela

    Margiela has seen its fair share of change this past year, as the once anonymous head designer was replaced with an industry icon when John Galliano took over. And his first rule of business was to overhaul the brand’s name Maison Martin Margiela, rechristening the label to simply Maison Margiela. Nostalgia must have gotten the best of

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | July 30, 2015

    Sebastian Faena Unveils Short Film ‘Those Wrecked By Success’ With Gigi Hadid

    Photographer Sebastian Faena, who is also a filmmaker, has debuted his short film Those Wrecked By Success starring supermodel Gigi Hadid. The film takes place in Los Angeles and centers around the story of a young actress the day after winning an Oscar. The film captures the malaise of everyday life after a momentous, life-changing evening.

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | July 30, 2015

    Chloé Debuts Fall 2015 Ad Campaign With Anja Rubik and Julia Stenger

    Chloé debuted their fall 2015 ad campaign featuring Anja Rubik and Julia Stenger strolling around the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris in the French brand’s signature flowy dresses. The campaign this season was meant to be a tribute to friendship in honor of Chloé’s history in which, founder Gabrielle Aghion, borrowed money from a friend to launch what was

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | July 29, 2015

    Alexander Wang To Reportedly Exit Balenciaga

    Alexander Wang is said to be parting ways with Balenciaga. Kering and Wang will likely not be renewing their contracts according to WWD. Wang was appointed creative director of Balenciaga in December 2012, after former creative director Nicolas Ghesquière left the company. Upon leaving Balenciaga, Ghesquière was embroiled in a lawsuit with the luxury brand after making disparaging

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  • News

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 29, 2015

    Hermès Talks Back: The Birkin Bag Blowup Continues…

    After yesterday’s noisy reaction to PETA’s statement on the Birkin bag and croc farming (and Jane Birkin’s feelings about being tied to the luxury item), Hermès has finally responded to Birkin’s request: “Jane Birkin has expressed her concerns regarding practices for slaughtering crocodiles. Her comments do not in any way influence the friendship and confidence

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | July 29, 2015

    PORTER Magazine Names Alex White Fashion Director-At-Large

    PORTER magazine has named Alex White their fashion director-at-large. The British-born, New York-based uber stylist will be producing fashion shoots from the U.S. for the bi-monthly glossy. White is one of the most influential stylists in the industry, having worked on some of the most iconic fashion stories. She is widely known for her work as the fashion

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  • Models

    Kristen Heinzinger | July 29, 2015

    Andreja Pejic’s Latest Project

    Andreja Pejic is still on fire. The model appears in a four-page feature in Love Magazine’s “Love 14 The Talent’s Autumn/Winter 2015” issue. The spreads were shot by Solve Sundsbo in London and styled by editor in chief Katie Grand. Jack Sunnucks interviewed Andreja about the power and meaning behind opening a magazine and seeing yourself. “I

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 29, 2015

    Karlie Kloss and DvF Go 007 For Fall

    Two powerful women unite when Karlie Kloss stars in the new Diane von Furstenberg Fall campaign, which launches August 3rd on DVF.com. Peter Lindbergh shot Karlie with the new DVF Secret Agent handbag, which is the first time they’ve shown an accessory as a centerpiece in a campaign. “The DVF Secret Agent bag, and the

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