• Chic Report

    Dena Silver | December 18, 2014

    Emily Blunt Geeks Out Over Meryl Streep To Net-A-Porter’s The Edit

    This week’s cover girl on Net-A-Porter’s The Edit is Emily Blunt, and the chic actress dishes all about working in the biz, from her upcoming singing role in Into The Woods to her nonchalant entrée into the industry. She might be a professional actress now, but she still had a bit of a fan girl moment when Meryl Streep called her The Devil

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | December 18, 2014

    The Australian Fashion Foundation Announces Its Latest Crop Of Winners

    A few lucky (and talented) Aussies had Santa come early this year with the announcement of the 2014/2015 Australian Fashion Foundation (AUSFF) winners, which were revealed in Sydney yesterday. Melbourne-based menswear designer Alexander Oscar Kelvy and womenswear designer Grace Butterworth were each awarded AUD 20,000 (that’s $16,400 in U.S. dollars); they will also win six-month internships

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  • News

    Alexandra Ilyashov | December 18, 2014

    Donna Karan Does Aspen

    Ski chic retail addition: Donna Karan is setting up shop in Aspen, albeit temporarily, with an Urban Zen pop-up shop. The outpost of her easy, drape-y, noir and neutrals-dominated line opens on Monday. Located at 501 East Dean Street, the space clocks in at 2,500 square feet and will be stocked with women’s and men’s threads plus decor pieces,

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  • News

    Dena Silver | December 18, 2014

    Wolford Taps Ashish Sensarma As CEO

    Two months ago, Wolford announced plans to restructure and revamp their label. The first alteration was marked by the hire of Grit Seymour, as the inaugural creative director. She’s been tasked with refreshing the brand’s legwear, lingerie, and ready-to-wear offerings. Now, they’ve tapped retail vet Ashish Sensarma to take over as CEO in January. He will replace Holger Dahmen, who

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  • News

    Dena Silver | December 18, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Reformation, An Eco Label The Cool Girls Pick How Yael Aflalo created a bi-coastal brand favored by Karlie Kloss and Rihanna My-Wardrobe Domain Name Bought By Net-A-Porter The My-Wardrobe online store

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  • News

    Dena Silver | December 17, 2014

    Alexandre Vauthier Joins The Couture Calendar

    Five years after starting his eponymous label, Alexandre Vauthier has become a full-time member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture. He was previously a guest member. But now, Vauthier will be a permanent fixture on the Couture Fashion Week line-up, and he can now tout his collections as haute couture. “I’m incredibly  honored to be recognized by my peers

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  • News

    Alexandra Ilyashov | December 17, 2014

    Joe Fresh Taps Henriette Ernst As SVP Of Women’s Design

    A fresh creative hire at Joe Fresh: Henriette Ernst has been named SVP of women’s design at the Canadian brand. Most recently, Ernst was VP and women’s design director chez Calvin Klein Collection; she was at the label since January 2012. Before Calvin Klein, Ernst was at Céline for two years as head designer of fabric and material development,

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | December 17, 2014

    Emporio Armani Discovers That Calvin Harris Is A Total Babe

    How did we miss the memo that DJ Calvin Harris is so easy on the eyes? The folks over at Emporio Armani got it, and they’ve nabbed the Grammy winner as the face of their Spring/Summer campaign. This is OK with us. He’ll also be fronting their Emporio Armani Eyewear and watch lines. Life appears

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  • News

    Dena Silver | December 17, 2014

    American Apparel Ousts Founder Dov Charney, Names Paula Schneider CEO

    Dov Charney, American Apparel’s founder and former president and CEO, has officially been dismissed. He was suspended from his chief executive position this past June, amid claims of sexual harassment and misuse of company funds, but he remained with the company as a consultant. Why is he being let go now? An investigation conducted by the brand

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  • Editor picks

    Dena Silver | December 17, 2014

    Wintry Shades: 8 Dazzling Pairs Of Sunnies For The Frigid Months

    To all the naysayers who think sunglasses should be reserved strictly for summer, we beg to differ. It’s true, there are far fewer hours of daylight to properly show off your frames from December to February. But there are also a significantly higher amount of liquor-fueled holiday parties, which require quick recovery time. May we offer

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  • News

    The Daily | December 17, 2014

    Rafael Nadal Named Global Brand Ambassador For Tommy Hilfiger Underwear

    Tommy Hilfiger tapped pro tennis champion and 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal is to be their global brand ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger underwear and tailored clothing. Emphasis on underwear, darlings! Who doesn’t want to see Nadal in just a pair of boxer briefs? Sign us up. Nadal will lend his looks to the label starting

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  • News

    Alexandra Ilyashov | December 17, 2014

    Gareth Pugh Slated To Show In London

    Following a pit stop in New York last season, Gareth Pugh is bringing his fantastical, futuristic creations to London Fashion Week come February. Save for the stateside cameo on the NYFW schedule, Pugh has traditionally shown in Paris. Unlike September’s show move, which was comprised of a high-concept presentation, Pugh plans to show at LFW in future

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  • News

    Dena Silver | December 17, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… When Vivienne Westwood Designs a Build-A-Bear, You Know It Isn’t Going to be Boring And the same goes for Karl Lagerfeld Calvin Harris Lends His Chiseled Good Looks To Emporio Armani The top DJ is

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | December 16, 2014

    Marc Jacobs Recruits An Army Of Supermodels For His Spring 2015 Ads

    Olivier Rousteing might have his army of burger-eating models in his latest Balmain campaign, but Marc Jacobs has quite the gang of mods in his Spring 2015 ads. The knockout lineup includes Karlie Kloss, Anja Rubik, Joan Smalls, Kendall Jenner, Natasha Poly, Anna Ewers, Jessica Stam, Issa Lish, and Adriana Lima. The January issues of your fave fashion glossies will be stocked with

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  • News

    Alexandra Ilyashov | December 16, 2014

    Rihanna’s New Gig: Creative Director At Puma

    Another stylish turn for Rihanna: The star has been named creative director at Puma. She’ll also be the sporty Kering-owned label’s global ambassador, for their women’s training assortment of kicks and threads. “It’s great to find a brand that celebrates strength and individuality. I couldn’t think of a more perfect partner to collaborate with as a creative

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  • News

    Dena Silver | December 16, 2014

    Ports 1961 Appoints Natasa Cagalj As Creative Director

    Ports 1961 has seen quite a lot of change in 2014: In July, Fiona Cibani, the brand’s former creative director of women’s and men’s wear, named Milan Vukmirovic as her replacement in the hommes department. Additionally, the brand introduced women’s handbags and accessories for the first time ever. Now, Ports 1961 has tapped Natasa Cagalj to take over the women’s

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | December 16, 2014

    That Night When Kylie Minogue and Jake Shears Sang Dolly Parton Tunes…

    One holiday party for the history books (per usual) was the Chandelier Creative gathering, which once again set the bar on Friday night when they put on ‘A Dolly Good Xmas’ at Cedar Lake in Chelsea. Richard Christiansen and his team honored the universally adored Dolly Parton with an exhibition of some of her most

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  • Chic Report

    Alexandra Ilyashov | December 16, 2014

    ELLE Unveils The Agenda

    ELLE is toasting three decades next year, and they’ve got plenty in store for the anniversary. To wit: The Agenda, an intriguing new project (just one of many projects for the big birthday) that debuts in the glossy’s January issue, which hits newsstands today. The mag chose 43 incredible women from a wide array of fields.

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | December 16, 2014

    The Top Google Trending Designers Of 2014, Revealed

    Google released their list of top trending searches for 2014, and the results in the designer category might surprise you. There were the names you might expect, like Oscar de la Renta, Valentino, and perennial media darling Alexander Wang. As for the top “designer” Google search of 2014 taking first place…who took that slot? Bethany Mota. Come again?

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | December 16, 2014

    Naomi Campbell Is The New Face Of Agent Provocateur

    Another day, another top ad campaign score for Naomi! The 44-year-old supermodel still has what it takes to flaunt that famous face…and that famous body. Campbell has been tapped to front Agent Provocateur’s Spring/Summer 2015 campaign. She also stars alongside Jourdan Dunn in Burberry’s Spring/Summer 2015 campaign. We’re loving the Naomi Campbell resurgence! Instead of a trench, this

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