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    The Daily Front Row | May 1, 2015

    Donatella Versace Dishes To Alina Cho About The Met Ball, Madonna, And More

    Last night, Donatella Versace joined Alina Cho at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to discuss fashion and the arts, as part of Cho’s series, “The Atelier With Alina Cho”. During the chat, the iconic designer hinted at her Met Ball frock, what it’s like to be the new face of Givenchy, and her friendship with Lady

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    Eddie Roche | May 1, 2015

    FIT Celebrates The Future

    “How’d you like the show?” Calvin Klein Collection’s Francisco Costa asked us last night after the FIT Future of Fashion Show. “Amazing, right?” No kidding. The graduating class of 2015 presented 72 store ready looks including 9 critic award-winning looks in children’s wear, intimate apparel, knitwear, special occasion, and sportswear. Color us impressed. Each year

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | May 1, 2015

    Rag & Bone And Solé Bicycles Offer A Chic Way To Cruise Around L.A.

    This week, Rag & Bone got a new set of wheels, and they debuted them in Venice Beach with a very West Coast soirée. The brand’s managing partners, David Neville and Marcus Wainwright, mingled with 200 or so guests to unveil their collaboration with Solé Bicycles, a local brand that offers a sleek lineup of single and set speed

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    Dena Silver | May 1, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Cara Gets Banned, Cathy’s Thoughts On Suzy

    Your midday dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for The Daily Front Row‘s roster of must-read tidbits…  Cara Delevingne’s Tom Ford Ad Gets Banned The campaign for Black Orchid can’t be shown within 100 meters of any schools in the U.K. Cathy Horyn: You Just Have To Say What You Think

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | May 1, 2015

    The Daily Media: 34 Moves To Discuss

    Mieke ten Have, formerly home editor at Vogue, has been named design editor-at-large at ELLE Décor. Eva Chen, formerly editor-in-chief at Lucky, will be leaving the publication. Rachael Wang, formerly fashion market editor at Style.com, has left the publication. Noah Johnson, formerly deputy editor at Style.com, has left the publication. Caitlin Brody, formerly associate entertainment editor at Glamour,

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  • Chic Report

    Alexandra Ilyashov | May 1, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 8: SWERVE

    Our Fitness Dossiers—endorphin-addled explorations of all those super-chicly branded, sometimes quizzically named boutique fitness haute spots around town—hopefully get you through that mid-week malaise caused by “hump day” . This week, instead of a Wednesday dose of exercise inspiration, we’ve got a special TGIF edition of the series. Who doesn’t need a little motivation to

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    Dena Silver | April 30, 2015

    Eva Chen Is Leaving Lucky

    Lucky‘s beloved editor-in-chief, Eva Chen, is leaving the publication. Lucky Group president Gillian Gorman Round is also rumored to be leaving the company, according to WWD , and the print magazine may be axed. Chen took to Twitter with an eight-part tweet to address the news of her departure: She also posted on Instagram: This morning I made the extremely

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | April 30, 2015

    Zac Posen Gets Yet Another Job

    Delta, Delta, Delta, Zac can help ya, help ya, help ya. Perpetually busy designer Zac Posen is getting into the airline biz with Delta Air Lines. Posen will whip up a uniform collection for their flight attendants and airport customer service agents, while advising on the uniform project for their ramp and ground support agents,

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    Alexandra Ilyashov | April 30, 2015

    Cavalli Sold To Private Equity Firm Clessidra SGR

    A major investment chez Roberto Cavalli: Private equity firm Clessidra SGR SpA has acquired 90 percent of the label. The designer will retain the remaining 10 percent of his company. “I am extremely satisfied to have signed this agreement with an Italian partner which, I am sure, will further develop what I have built in a lifetime,” Cavalli said

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    Dena Silver | April 30, 2015

    The Assistant Files, Vol. 65: Rosey Vaughan, Patricia Field

    In our latest installment of The Assistant Files, we chatted up Patricia Field‘s right-hand gal, Rosey Vaughan, who’s got the kind of colorful tales from the trenches that you’d probably expect from working avec Field. Plus, Vaughan has got a pretty great story about getting into the biz in the first place (it involves a church encounter). Read on

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  • Chic Report

    Peter Davis | April 30, 2015

    The Daily Davis: YSL, Exposed

    Last night, The Cinema Society, W, and Louis XII Cognac hosted a screening of Saint Laurent, the second film about the life of designer Yves Saint Laurent. The first movie, titled Yves Saint Laurent (directed by Jalil Lespert and starring Pierre Niney as YSL) is a more straight-forward bio-pic than “Saint Laurent,” which documents the designer’s

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | April 30, 2015

    Meet PR Consulting’s Chic Pooches With Mrs Sizzle

    Canines with strong social media followings are dime a dozen these days, but the real pets worth talking about are those with true fashion clout. Take, for example, Marc Jacobs‘ pooch, Neville Jacobs, who’s posed for shots with Kendall Jenner. Or there’s Karl Lagerfeld‘s money-making feline, Choupette. Fashion photo editor Suzanne Donaldson, who’s held gigs at the likes of Glamour, SELF, and Interview, is now

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    Dena Silver | April 30, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: The Met’s ‘Storyteller In Chief’, Miss Piggy Goes To Brooklyn

    Your midday dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for The Daily Front Row‘s roster of must-read tidbits…  At The Met, Andrew Bolton Is The Storyteller In Chief He’s a key figure for the annual Met Gala Miss Piggy Is Now A Feminist Icon Which is why she’s being

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    Eddie Roche | April 30, 2015

    A Name Change For Magic Men’s

    Magic Men’s will be getting a bit of a makeover this summer: The trade show will be renamed ‘THE COLLECTIVE’, and the show will still hit Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Convention Center, neighboring Project, on August 17 to 19th. “By reframing our traditional and young men’s business as THE COLLECTIVE, we intend to round out

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    Dena Silver | April 29, 2015

    DKNY Hires Public School’s Dao-Yi Chow And Maxwell Osborne As Creative Directors

    Public School’s Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow have been industry darlings since their line debuted seven years ago, and they’re expanding beyond their own line as DKNY’s newly appointed creative directors. They will split their time equally between Public School and DKNY. Additionally, they will be revamping the DKNY across all platforms, from social media

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | April 29, 2015

    The Latest Crop Of International Woolmark Prize USA Nominees

    The USA nominees for the 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize were announced today, and some familiar names have made the cut. The noms for womenswear are Chris Gelinas, Kaelen, Nellie Partow, Novis, and Tanya Taylor; nominees in the menswear category are Cadet, David Hart, Lucio Castro, Siki Im, and Thaddeus O’Neil. First held in 1953, the award

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  • Chic Report

    Peter Davis | April 29, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Ian Schrager’s New York Edition Opens Early For ‘The Avengers’

    If you were lucky (or sneaky) enough to snag an invite to the premiere of Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron, hosted by The Cinema Society and Audi, then you also got to be one of the first people to see The New York Edition, Ian Schrager‘s new hotel that opens in a few weeks.

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    Dena Silver | April 29, 2015

    Which Mods Turned Out To Celebrate Acne’s Latest Book?

    A crew of indie models put their best off-duty style to the test last night to support Acne’s latest tome, Peter Schlesinger Sculpture. The likes of Hanne Gaby Odiele, Ginta Lapina, Sara Blomqvist, Drake Burnette, Kaisa Struss, Laura Love, and Cindy Bruna were among those present. But what’s the deal with this book? It’s by the artist Peter Schlesinger, who has

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  • Media

    Alexandra Ilyashov | April 29, 2015

    BlackBook’s EIC Jacob Brown On The Mag’s Relaunch

    The eagerly-anticipated redux of BlackBook was recently toasted with a bash and screening of Cole Haan’s The American Dream, and while the biannual glossy has been on select newsstands for a week or so, today the mag drops on stands internationally. We rang up BlackBook’s editor-in-chief, Jacob Brown, to get the scoop on the relaunch and what you’ll find inside

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | April 29, 2015

    A Wrap That Smells Like Magnum Belgian Chocolate Is On The Way

    We’re always looking for the next big thing in fashion, and yesterday BCBGMAXARZIA gave us a taste (and a whiff) when they revealed an unexpected collaboration with Magnum. Over the years, the luxury ice cream brand has courted the fashion set by working with Zac Posen, Alice+Olivia, Christian Siriano, and even Karl Lagerfeld, and now

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