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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  • 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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  • Dena Silver | December 18, 2014

    Nicki Minaj Fronts Roberto Cavalli’s Spring Campaign

    Roberto Cavalli has found his spirit animal for Spring 2015, and it’s Nicki Minaj. The rapper fronts the designer’s campaign, which features Cavalli’s signature animal print alongside a few other tribal-inspired gowns. The photos were shot by Francesco Carrozzini, whose mother is Vogue Italia EIC Franca Sozzani. Why Minaj? Well, it has something to do with snakes. “It is no coincidence that one of

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Eddie Roche | December 16, 2014

    Kenzo’s Collab With evian Has Arrived

    Earlier this year at Paris Fashion Week, we got a glimpse of the collaboration between evian and Kenzo and now the bottle is finally available. The bottle follows in the illustrious footsteps of former evian partnerships with Jean Paul Gaultier, Christian Lacroix, Elie Saab, and Diane von Furstenberg. (Full disclosure: We never opened our 2012 DvF

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  • Dena Silver | December 16, 2014

    Leggy Luxe

    WHAT: Exhale x David Lerner Monochromatic Floral Printed Poly Spandex Jersey Legging WHY:  Want to get an early start on your New Year’s resolution? Opt for a pair of Exhale by David Lerner floral-print leggings, and you’ll find yourself gym-bound long before January 1st. As a much more visual option than basic black, these printed pants are also a great way

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 15, 2014

    T’s Brendan Monaghan Rings In His 40th Birthday At The Boom Boom Room

    Perhaps you ran across some unapologetically glam party shots on Instagram this weekend under the hashtag #bcm40. The occasion? A very posh 40th birthday bash at the Boom Boom Room for Brendan Monaghan, the dapper publisher of  T: The New York Times Style Magazine as well as VP of The Times’ luxury advertising. The black tie festivities brought out Monaghan’s

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  • Eddie Roche | December 15, 2014

    Burberry Springs Ahead With Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn

    Burberry quietly unveiled their Spring/Summer 2015 campaign over the weekend, with Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn posing for Mario Testino. It’s the first time that Campbell has appeared in a Burberry campaign since working with Kate Moss in 2001. It’s the fourth campaign with the brand for Dunn, who first appeared in their Spring/Summer campaign

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  • The Daily Front Row | December 15, 2014

    GQ and Tommy Hilfiger Honor The Men of New York

    All attention was on the dudes last week as Tommy Hilfiger’s Fifth Avenue flagship hosted its third annual GQ Men of New York event, honoring the city’s most gifted artists, musicians, athletes, actors, and entrepreneurs, and raising awareness and funds for the global non-profit organization Save the Children. Who made the cut this year? Today show co-anchor Willie

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  • Zachary Weiss | December 15, 2014

    Meet The ‘Brotherhood Of The Traveling Pants’

    Tons of trou! Here’s your afternoon vid break: “Brotherhood Of The Traveling Pants,” featuring a group of 20-somethings who’ve stolen each others’ pants, and worn them while participating in all sorts of prep activities including (but not limited to) sailing, golfing, water skiing, and playing croquet. In other words, the perfect guys to front a campaign

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  • Paige Reddinger | December 12, 2014

    Models And Hamburgers: The Balmain Spring/Summer 2015 Campaign

    Balmain’s Spring/Summer 2015 campaign has been unveiled, and it’s delivering quite the fashion fantasy. The campaign, shot by Mario Sorrenti and art directed by Pascal Dangin of KiDS Creative, features models like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Joan Smalls, Adriana Lima, Isabeli Fontana, and Crista Cober. In our favorite image, the girls don skintight multi-colored striped Balmain looks and chicly chow

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  • Dena Silver | December 12, 2014

    Bloomingdale’s Introduces A Holiday Campaign That’s Shoppable Via Instagram

    Just in time for the holiday season, Bloomingdale’s has figured out how to make Instagram shoppable. Granted, it took a lot of work, and while it isn’t quite as simple as clicking and purchasing, the retailer has made for a very playful, tap-happy, and social experience. Plus, their holiday gift guide will alleviate some of the

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  • Paige Reddinger | December 12, 2014

    Nicholas Kirkwood On Those $16,750 Boots For The Victoria’s Secret Show

    We know, we know…you’ve heard enough about the Victoria’s Secret runway show! But did you hear about those gold Nicholas Kirkwood heels? Kirkwood specially designed two pairs of shoes for this season’s “hero”-themed  portion of the famous lingerie show (which remind us of this ’80s superhero icon). Karlie Kloss wore the “Gabo Angel” knee-high Kirkwoods

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  • Eddie Roche | December 11, 2014

    ACRIA’s Holiday Dinner Honors Bruce Weber and Larry Kramer

    Kim Kardashian West (that’s what she’s going by these days) and legendary AIDS activist and playwright Larry Kramer aren’t the most likely duo, but both were under the same roof last night for ACRIA’s 19th annual holiday dinner benefit held at Skylight Modern. The event, which benefited AIDS research, education, and prevention, brought in a

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  • Dena Silver | December 11, 2014

    Gisele Bündchen Goes Topless (Take Deux) For Stuart Weitzman

    Further proving that she can nail the femmed-up tomboy look, Gisele Bündchen fronts Stuart Weitzman’s Spring 2015 campaign in a pair of menswear-inspired tweedy trousers, some strappy heels, and nothing else. This is her second campaign for the brand, and like her Fall 2014 ads, this gorgeous B&W image was snapped by Mario Testino. The brand kept their

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 11, 2014

    Bon Appétit Throws A Lavish Lunch With Jean-Georges Vongerichten For Vegas Uncork’d

    Leave it to Bon Appétit to put your typical snowy Wednesday lunch plans to shame: Yesterday, the glossy hosted a five-course affair whipped up by Jean-Georges Vongerichten at the superstar chef’s Columbus Circle eatery Nougatine. The occasion for dipping into marvelous creations like diver scallop and provence truffle tartare and caramelized NY strip loin avec silky parsnips, roasted brussels sprouts, and miso

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  • Zachary Weiss | December 11, 2014

    Chrissy Teigen Celebrates Vince Handbags

    Last night, Vince celebrated the launch of their new handbag collection alongside Step Up Women’s Network, ELLE, and Chrissy Teigen. Teigen was surrounded throughout the evening by young and eager fans. Instead of snapping selfies –though there were certainly many taken–many of the girls sought Teigen’s motivational words of wisdom. “Working with young girls is always

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