• Chic Report

    Dena Silver | December 23, 2014

    Dolce & Gabbana’s Spring Campaign: A Very Chic Family Affair

    The latest campaign from Dolce & Gabbana is quite the family outing, and no, it doesn’t include any members of the Kardashian/Jenner clan. The images cull inspiration from the Spanish influence on Sicilian culture. A gaggle of chic models, including Bianca Balti, Irina Sharipova, Blanca Padilla, and Vittoria Ceretti, hang out with a set of stylish nonnas. Considering Domenico Dolce

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    Alexandra Ilyashov | December 23, 2014

    Costume National Pairs Up With Marina Abramović

    Costume National is collaborating with performance artist extraordinaire Marina Abramović on Art of Elysium’s gala in L.A. on January 10. The organization brings creative folks (including plenty of Hollywood types) to work on artistic projects at children’s hospitals. How will Abramović  be involved, exactly? She’s working with longtime pal, Costume National’s creative director, Ennio Capasa, on the gala’s “interactive artistic

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    Eddie Roche | December 23, 2014

    Michael Kors and Karmen Pedaru Meet Again

    Ahoy! Michael Kors has once again enlisted Karmen Pedaru to be the face of his Spring 2015 campaign, shot by Mario Testino, another longtime collaborator with the brand. (Over a decade and counting!) “Spring is about rebirth and renewal, so the collection and the campaign convey the upbeat elegance and color that the season brings,”

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    Dena Silver | December 23, 2014

    Giorgio Armani Hosts Edmund Ooi’s Show At Milan Men’s Fashion Week

    Giorgio Armani is always looking out for burgeoning talents: At Milan Men’s Fashion Week, Edmund Ooi will use the Armani Theater to show his latest collection. Ooi’s showing on January 17 marks three seasons of his eponymous label, which debuted in August 2013. Previous young talents who have benefited from Armani’s generosity include Stella Jean, Diego Marquez and Mirko

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    The Daily | December 23, 2014

    Brittany Hampton Wins “House of DVF” Style Ambassador Competition

    In case you’ve been on pins and needles while waiting to find out who won House of DVF, Brittany Hampton scored the style ambassador role. Diane von Furstenberg‘s reality show followed eight women who were vying for the chance to represent Furstenberg’s brand. Throughout the show, the women were tested in various roles, from selling clothing in the retail

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    Paige Reddinger | December 23, 2014

    Top-notch Tops: Meet Cooper & Ella’s Kara Mendelsohn

    Ask any woman about the one item in their closet she can never have enough of, and it’s probably tops. Not just tops, but ones you can actually wear (i.e. not crop tops; ones that can be worn with a bra; not sheer in inconvenient places). With over 19 years of experience in the business,

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    Alexandra Ilyashov | December 23, 2014

    Halston Diffusion Lines Acquired By Xcel Brands

    Xcel Brands has snapped up a duo of Halston diffusion labels, H Halston and H by Halston. The company, which was founded in 2011 by Robert W. D’Loren, bought the two lines for roughly $27.7 million from intellectual property holding company House of Halston, LLC, owned by a group of investors including CEO Ben Malka and Hilco Consumer

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    Dena Silver | December 23, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Why Yahoo Wouldn’t Hire Gwyneth Paltrow It has everything to do with college education Gucci Responds To Worker Exploitation Charges in Television Report They plan to make changes after unfair working conditions were exposed

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    Paige Reddinger | December 22, 2014

    Kim And Kanye Are The New Faces Of Balmain Menswear

    The Kardashians are continuing their fashion world takeover: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are the new faces of Balmain’s Spring/Summer 2015 menswear campaign. Kim’s little sis, Kendall Jenner, has already lent her face to the new Balmain womenswear campaign alongside a slew of top mods. The Kardashians and Balmain seem to share a mantra: Sex sells. In the

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    The Daily Front Row | December 22, 2014

    Meadham Kirchhoff May Not Show At LFW In February

    London Fashion Week might look a lot less quirky come February. Pourquoi? Meadham Kirchhoff’s design duo, Ben Kirchhoff and Edward Meadham, are dealing with significant debts and may not show at London Fashion Week this upcoming season—they may not show a Fall 2015 collection at all, and if they do, it won’t be at LFW, according to Style.com. However, the subversive label

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    Dena Silver | December 22, 2014

    Rome Couture Week Has Been Canceled For One Season

    The Italian haute couture circuit is being put on hold this winter. The biannual AltaRoma couture week, scheduled to take place from January 31 to February 2, has been canceled due to a lack of funding. The Roman couture week has become known for fostering young talent and celebrating Italian craftsmanship. Their “Who Is On Next?” program,

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  • Chic Report

    Peter Davis | December 22, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Trumaker’s Mark Lovas

    Trumaker, a San Francisco-based bespoke shirt company, is the newest site offering custom clothing to the growing army of style-savvy guys who are obsessed with the fit of every item of clothing in their closet. I met Mark Lovas, the handsome co-founder, in Soho to order a shirt (I chose a dressy dark indigo) from a Trumaker

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    The Daily Front Row | December 22, 2014

    Is Jenna Lyons In The Naughty Chair?

    Say it ain’t so! NY Post‘s Page Six is reporting that J.Crew’s Mickey Drexler has asked Jenna Lyons to bring it down a notch and get her focus back on the brand after the retailer has been hit with poor sales. A J.Crew spokesperson is denying the story, saying, “This is completely inaccurate and couldn’t be

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | December 22, 2014

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

    Before you jet off for the holidays, definitely be sure to check in on the latest Daily Media moves! Which two editors at InStyle were promoted? Who’s been named editor-in-chief at Racked? What’s Rihanna‘s new title? Who are the new associate partners at Paul Wilmot Communications? Who’s been added to W‘s ad team from Gilt Groupe? Which PR moves

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | December 22, 2014

    Quvenzhané Wallis Stars In More Armani Junior Ads

    Kim and Kanye aren’t the only ones with impressive Spring campaigns coming your way next year. Annie star Quvenzhané Wallis resumes her role as the face of Armani Junior, the brand announced today. The 11-year-old, who is the youngest person ever to receive an Academy Award nomination for best actress, opened in the remake of

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    Dena Silver | December 22, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Jacquemus’s Joie de Vivre Meet the 24-year-old who is shaking up French fashion Meadham Kirchhoff Is Dead, Long Live Meadham Kirchhoff The London designer have shuttered their label, kind of Five Highs And Lows From The

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | December 19, 2014

    James Scully On Why Frida Giannini Didn’t Fly At Gucci

    You can always count on veteran fashion director James Scully to share his opinion, and last night we were intrigued with his Facebook update with his reaction to Vanessa Friedman‘s recent New York Times article, “Beware, Designers: What Frida Giannini’s Departure at Gucci Tells Us.” In the piece she writes: “What’s interesting, however, is that

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    Eddie Roche | December 19, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Matthew Giesler

      After taking a week off from ‘Male Model Moments’, we return this week with South Africa native Matthew Giesler, who shares some vital info., like his least favorite food, where you’re least likely to find him, and what scares him. (His answer to the latter question is worth the price of admission alone. Hilar.)

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | December 19, 2014

    The Daily Media: 36 Moves To Discuss

    Danielle McNally, formerly senior editor at DETAILS, has been named senior editor at Cosmopolitan. Anne Kim, formerly assistant editor at InStyle, has been named lifestyle editor at the publication. Sheryl George, formerly associate beauty editor at InStyle, has been named beauty editor at the publication. Katy McColl, formerly executive editor at Country Living, has been

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | December 19, 2014

    Anna Wintour’s Impeccably Chic Christmas, Down To The Marni Wrapping Paper

    During Milan Fashion Week, the fashion flock blew up their social media accounts with the array of blossoms and gifts stocked at Marni’s flower market. Anna Wintour seems to be equally as smitten with the punchy patterns. And she stocked up on some designer wrapper paper, festooned with prints from the maison‘s archive, for the holidays. Not only did Vogue include a

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