Chic Report

  • Eddie Roche | July 2, 2015

    The Rapid Rise Of Aya Jones

    The stunning Aya Jones first came to our attention when veteran casting director James Scully picked her in October as one of the six standout models of the Spring 2015 shows in our annual recap of top runway talents to watch. “When she came out in Prada, I couldn’t believe how beautiful she was,” Scully said

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | July 2, 2015

    Is Summer Over Yet? With Jill Kargman

    Summer isn’t all roses and rosé—at least according to Jill Kargman, author, creator, and star of Bravo’s Odd Mom Out. Is summer really as great as it seems on Instagram? People filter and tweak and crop, and you can’t see their sweat or smell their BO. There’s a pernicious side to trying to project perfection

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | July 2, 2015

    Chic Eats! With Oiji’s Max Soh

    Since opening this spring, Oiji has been packing ’em into its petite, tastefully appointed East Village digs thanks to its modern, delicious take on Korean cuisine. Oh, and there are those homemade honey butter chips New York‘s Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld couldn’t get enough of (more on those later). General manager Max Soh filled us

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  • Paige Reddinger | July 1, 2015

    Eres Hosts A Chic Pop-Up At Sunset Beach

    To celebrate the summer season, Eres is bringing its luxury swimwear around the country with a series of three pop-ups at The Standard Hotel in Los Angeles and Miami and Sunset Beach in New York. The latter kicked off in the Hamptons last weekend with chicsters swinging by to pick up their beach attire now

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  • Eddie Roche | July 1, 2015

    Macy’s Dumps Donald Trump

    The bad news keeps on coming for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who was fired by Macy’s today. The department store will be pulling Donald Trump brand merchandise from stores (don’t cry all at once) after his controversial comments about Mexican immigrants sparked a MoveOn.org petition to get Macy’s to cut ties with him. With over

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | July 1, 2015

    Haute Hydration! With bkr’s Tal Winter And Kate Cutler

    How did a duo of former lawyers end up launching bkr, a sleek, superchic line of water bottles that are sold amid Neiman Marcus‘ toniest beauty brands and are on offer at editor-adored mani haven Tenoverten? Their colorful silicone-enveloped glass sippers retail for $30 to $42 and will make you rethink that mangled Poland Spring

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  • Eddie Roche | June 30, 2015

    The Boys Of Summer

    The first annual Boys of Summer event at c/o The Maidstone was on the books long before the SCOTUS gay marriage ruling, but it gave one more reason for the Hamptons’ most stylish gents to celebrate on Friday night. The intimate dinner was hosted by Condé Nast Traveler publisher Bill Wackermann (wearing Mr. Turk pants) and The Daily Summer, to celebrate four

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  • Eddie Roche | June 30, 2015

    The Wolk Morais Diary: Tripping to Joshua Tree

    Ruffian designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais write in with their latest adventure in their premiere contribution to ‘The Wolk Morais Diary’. Color us massively jealous with this one… For our first entry in the Wolk Morais Diary and for the maiden voyage of our #SubaruArtCar, we thought there was no better place to get in touch

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | June 30, 2015

    SELF’s Inaugural Up & Out Studios Works Up A Sweat In Tribeca

    Sure, you’ve hit up Spring Studios for a few NYFW shows, but have you gotten that heart rate up in the gleaming Tribeca space? On Saturday and Sunday, SELF turned multiple floors of the light-flooded, pristine digs into a boutique fitness junkie’s dream setup: A slew of classes from popular studios, plus all the requisite protein bars and

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  • Sydney Sadick | June 30, 2015

    Rosario Dawson And Abrima Erwiah Discuss Their Chic Project, Studio 189

    This weekend, we caught up with Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah, the founding duo behind Studio One Eighty Nine, a social enterprise that provides a platform to help promote and curate African and African-inspired content thorough their e-commerce shopping site. The duo filled us in on how the project started, their pop-up shop at The Surf Lodge, and more…

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | June 30, 2015

    Rooftop Banter! With Hôtel Americano’s Marco Cilia

    Hot temps mean you’re hightailing it to the closest rooftop bar, right? Hôtel Americano has one of the chicest alfresco setups around (as evidenced by The Daily Summer‘s recent bash with Toni Garrn for the season premiere issue). We quizzed the Chelsea boutique hotel’s general manager, Marco Cilia, about the great outdoors, what he’s sipping this summer, and more.  What’s

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  • Eddie Roche | June 29, 2015

    24 Scenes From Paris Men’s Fashion Week

    Paris Men’s Fashion Week concluded yesterday, and Billy Farrell Agency’s Julien Boudet was on the ground to capture some of the most memorable looks outside of shows and backstage. He also spotted Lenny Kravitz, Salma Hayek, and Kris Jenner as they rolled into the shows. (For those wondering why Jenner was at the men’s shows

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  • Ashley Baker | June 29, 2015

    Where There’s Smoke…

    Smoke x Mirrors is a relative newcomer to the sunglasses category—the brand, helmed by David Shabtai and Roi Ironi, launched in January 2015—but they have wasted little time drumming up clever ad campaigns. In their second effort, they’ve tapped a quartet of stylesetters: TV on the Radio drummer Roofeeo, sexpert Karley Sciortino (of Vice and Vogue.com’s “Breathless”

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  • Sydney Sadick | June 29, 2015

    Blogger Spotlight! Lindsey Calla Of Calla In Motion

    One of the rare bloggers to cross over into television and traditional media, Lindsey Calla has gone from focusing on budget style via her first blog, Saucy Glossy, to introducing a new focus on athletics, wellness and activewear on her current site, Calla In Motion. Take it away, Lindsey!  How did you get into blogging six years ago? I was working as a

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  • Eddie Roche | June 26, 2015

    Dolce & Gabbana’s Latest Family Affair

    Dolce & Gabbana covers every generation in their new Fall campaign, from granny to grandchild. The new campaign combines regular Italian folk with models such as Sora Choi, Ashleigh Good, Vittoria Ceretti, Tami William, and Esmerelda Seay Reynolds, and it’s lively snapshot of modern life. Can anyone else recall a campaign that captured life in the age of

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | June 26, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 14: Xtend Barre

    Ready for the latest installment of our Fitness Dossiers, those endorphin-addled explorations of all those super-chicly branded, sometimes quizzically named boutique fitness haute spots around town? We pulsed out at the Brooklyn Heights outpost of Xtend Barre, which has a slew of international locations. Founder Andrea Rogers gave us the scoop… Xtend Barre in three

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  • Eddie Roche | June 26, 2015

    In Plane Sight With Roberto Cavalli’s Andrea Tremolada

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Andrea Tremolada, the communications director at Roberto Cavalli! When this dapper Italian isn’t working behind the scenes for one of the world’s biggest luxury brands, he’s behind the controls of an airplane. Buckle up! First things first: your career in fashion. I started my career in the ’90s

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  • Sydney Sadick | June 26, 2015

    A Moment With…Bella Thorne

    Actress Bella Thorne has a lot on her plate: she hosted Croc’s ‘Funway Runway’ show in NYC earlier in the week, she recently scored the lead in the upcoming flick Midnight Sun, and she’s also an author. Oh, did we mention that she’s 17 years old? Take it away, Bella! You just hosted the Crocs Runway launch party. How was it? It was

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  • Eddie Roche | June 25, 2015

    Laverne Cox and Equinox Get Powered By Pride

    Equinox is getting into the spirit of Gay Pride month with their recently announced #POWEREDBYPRIDE campaign, which is using social media to support the LGBTQA world. The fashion-friendly fitness brand has partnered with L.A.-based artist David Flores to create interactive street murals in New York, London and San Francisco. The campaign highlights those who are powered

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  • Sydney Sadick | June 25, 2015

    Chic Swing! The Hamptons Golf Classic

    Earlier this week, golf and charity united at the 11th Annual Hamptons Golf Classic. The sporty shindig, which benefited Fcancer, was presented by founder Zev Norotsky and Haute Living Magazine at The Hampton Hills Golf & Country Club in Westhampton and brought together the likes of New York Giants’ honoree and cancer survivor Mark Herzlich, Bryan Greenberg, Ryan Serhant, Jill Zarin, and Prince Amukamara,

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