Chic Report

  • Zachary Weiss | November 21, 2014

    Iris Apfel, Kim Hastreiter, and David Yurman Honored At The Pratt Institute’s Legends 2014 Gala

    “Thank you for all of this, and for making me a geriatric starlet,” the legendary Iris Apfel said taking the stage at The Pratt Institute’s Legends 2014 Gala at The Mandarin Oriental. “I’m wowed. I think it’s an excellent school, and they do a great job. I think it’s one of the best institutions in

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  • Dena Silver | November 21, 2014

    Sergio Says! Musings From Cosmo (And Beyond…)

    Take a seat, as Cosmo‘s Sergio Kletnoy has a lot to talk about. His social calendar has been on full blast, and this past week was stuffed with cameos by Barbra Streisand, Kelly Osbourne, Prabal Gurung, and more… When I thought that life couldn’t possibly get any better, with no more highs left to reach, no more artists

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  • Dena Silver | November 20, 2014

    The Whitney And The Met Face Off With Two Artsy Parties

    The art crowd had a big decision to make last night: The Whitney or The Met? Both museums hosted uptown bashes, that naturally drew the downtown crowd. The Whitney’s Gala and Studio Party, which started with a seated dinner and turned into a rollicking dance party, was presented by Louis Vuitton. It was also their final

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  • Dena Silver | November 20, 2014

    Nanette Lepore On Saving The Garment District

    Nanette Lepore set out to save the garment industry long ago, and it’s due time that she’s being celebrated for her noble mission. Which is exactly what happened at the 10th annual Martina Arroyo Foundation Gala, where she was honored on Monday night for her work with the Save the Garment District campaign. Arroyo is

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  • Dena Silver | November 19, 2014

    A New York Moment With Jewelry Designer Aurélie Bidermann

    In early August, Aurélie Bidermann brought her cult-fave line of baubles to her first New York store, located on Lafayette Street in Soho. But she chose last night to officially celebrate the opening of her boutique with a chic set of close friends. She drew quite the crowd for a freezing Tuesday night. The likes of Garance

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  • Eddie Roche | November 19, 2014

    The Anna Ewers Takeover Continues…

    Anna Ewers continues her ride as mod du moment with the news that she’s the latest face (and THAT face!) to front Mango’s Spring/Summer campaign. Josh Olins shot the Women Management rising star with Sally Branka and Esther Langham, on make-up and hair duties. Ewers replaces Daria Werbowy and past heavyweights Miranda Kerr, Penélope Cruz, and Milla Jovovich as the

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  • The Daily | November 18, 2014

    Nick Jonas On Christmas Traditions, His Solo Album, And Crazy Fan Encounters

    In case you’ve missed it, Nick Jonas is totally back in action. Last week, Lord & Taylor celebrated their new Christmas window displays with a special performance and a chance to meet the heartthrob, which we took total advantage of. And apparently, the gaggle of teenage girls eagerly awaiting his arrival had the same idea. During

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 18, 2014

    Condé Nast Traveler Toasts Its November Issue

    Last eve, the globetrotting Condé Nast Traveler crowd hit up Haven’s Kitchen in Chelsea to celebrate the glossy’s November issue with “A Taste of Médoc”-themed bash. The mag’s EIC, Pilar Guzman, and the issue’s cover story star, cookbook author, Médoc resident, and all-around chicette Mimi Thorisson, the mag’s creative director Yolanda Edwards, and recently-minted style director Sarah Meikle were on hand for the shindig. Guests

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  • Eddie Roche | November 17, 2014

    Who The Hell Is Nick Bateman?

      How did model/actor Nick Bateman end up with 1,138,067 followers (and counting!) on Instagram? (More than Cher! Hundreds of thousands more than David Gandy and Barbra Streisand! And not too far behind in followers from Karlie Kloss and Kate Upton) The Daily sat down with this humble Canadian to find out how he’s rocked the social

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  • Peter Davis | November 17, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Crest & Co.’s Luxury Pop-Up, Models Making Art, And Giving Back to NYC

    Luxury junkies can’t stop clicking on Crest & Co., a new online destination devoted to all things chic and very hard to get. The super-curated private shopping site, launched by Nima Abbasi, is having their first pop up shop–open through December 31st at Turnbull & Asser on 57th Street. The pop-up features 14 artisanal luxury

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 17, 2014

    Bon Appétit’s Adam Rapoport On El Colmado Butchery’s Debut, Meat-Buying 101, And More

    Last week, Bon Appétit toasted the arrival of superb chef Seamus Mullen’s newest spot, El Colmado Butchery, in the Meatpacking ‘hood. (You might know Mullen’s talents from his perpetually packed West Village tapas joint, Tertulia, and his Gotham West Market outpost, El Colmado.) During the day, the glossy brought out the likes of Lulu Frost’s

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  • Eddie Roche | November 17, 2014

    Sonia By Sonia Rykiel’s Chic, Stripe-Filled Vid

    Our friends at Sonia By Sonia Rykiel collaborated with Parisian filmmaker Charlotte de Champfleury on a video showing off their stripe-y Fall/Winter collection. The film was shot at the Don Camillo Cabaret rue des Saints Pères in Paris with actress Charlotte Mangel showing off her stripes in the short conveniently called Diva Stripes. de Champfleury was asked to deliver a

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  • Eddie Roche | November 14, 2014

    Barneys New York And Baz Luhrmann Get BAZ DAZZLED

    A little rain couldn’t get in the way of Barneys New York’s holiday window unveiling at their Madison Avenue digs last night. This year, following collaborations with Lady Gaga and Jay-Z in the past, they partnered with director Baz Luhrmann and his designer wife Catherine Martin for ‘BAZ DAZZLED’, a multi-platform initiative that takes traditional holiday themes

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  • Dena Silver | November 14, 2014

    La Perla Celebrates Six Decades With Silk, Lace, And A Soirée

    Last night, La Perla threw a chic soirée with Vogue to celebrate 60 years in the biz, showing that they’ve clearly perfected the recipe for dressing strong women in their lingerie, ready-to-wear, and swimsuits. The luxe lacy things label certainly knows how to fill a room, as they did at Omar’s in the West Village with

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  • Eddie Roche | November 14, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Broderick Hunter

    This week, we meet 6’2″ mod Broderick Hunter, who hails from Fontana, California. You might recognize from fronting for Phillip Plein or appearing in Fantastic Man. What’s his hidden talent? Greatest fear? Guilty pleasure? Come meet Broderick and follow him on Instagram @BroderickHunter. Hometown: Fontana, California Current City: New York City Single/Married/Dating? Single as ever.

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  • Dena Silver | November 14, 2014

    Poppy Delevingne Splashes Into Swimwear With A Solid & Striped Collaboration

    Leave it to Poppy Delevingne to make your upcoming holiday travel a touch chicer. The model put her bikini knowledge to good use via an exclusive collaboration with swim label Solid & Striped, which is now available at Net-A-Porter. Dotted with flamingos and topped off with touches of pink and blue, this collection is bound to make lounging

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 14, 2014

    Why Are Kelly Ripa, Steven Kolb, And Gilles Mendel Getting Sweaty Together On Monday?

    On Monday night, the CFDA’s Steven Kolb, J.Mendel’s Gilles Mendel, Kelly Ripa, Rosie Assoulin, and Mara Hoffman will be donning their finest spandex. Pourquoi? The CFDA is hosting a charity ride at SoulCycle’s West 19th Street outpost in NYC hosted by Ripa to benefit Fashion Targets Breast Cancer at 8:30 p.m. A ride at the sweat mecca’s Beverly Hills location will occur simultaneously (at

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  • Paige Reddinger | November 14, 2014

    Take A Peek At The Teaser For Michael Carl’s The Tie Bar Styling Vid

    Remember when we told you about Michael Carl‘s latest video project for The Tie Bar? We have an exclusive sneak peek of the teaser for the video called “Nice Tie, Bro”. The video shows Michael Carl giving impromptu styling sessions to the city’s working men. So many men still can’t pick out the right tie…or even tie one

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  • Eddie Roche | November 13, 2014

    Calvin Klein’s White Label Enters New Waters

    Twice a year you can always count on Calvin Klein for a jaw dropping transformation of their presentation space and yesterday’s unveiling of their ‘white label’ Spring 2015 was no exception. Male and female mods showed sportswear, outerwear, jeans, and underwear, all while posing along the deck of an indoor swimming pool built just for the event.

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  • Dena Silver | November 13, 2014

    Cartier Toasts La Panthère’s Centennial With Diamond-Studded Cats Galore

    As far as celebrating a century goes, last night’s fête to celebrate 100 years of La Panthère de Cartier was quite a lively one. The iconic feline was first introduced by Louis Cartier, the son of the maison‘s founder, Louis-François Cartier. Ever since that first watch, created with the ferocious cat in mind, the brand has been associated

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