Chic Report

  • The Daily | October 23, 2014

    Thakoon Celebrates A Decade With A Barneys Bash

    “This feels f*cking awesome. I feel young,” Thakoon Panichgul said last night at Barneys New York. To fete the designer’s 10th year of business and the launch of the XO Exclusively Ours collection, the department store was transformed into a Thakoon wonderland. All windows and 7th floor mannequins were decked out in looks from the

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 23, 2014

    Marion Cotillard’s Chic New Lady Dior Ad Campaign

    Raf Simons’ muse for Dior, Marion Cotillard, is the embodiment of French chic in the new Lady Dior campaign. Of course, Cotillard is the essential Parisian woman tout le temps, but we love the images shot by Craig McDean of the actress in Paris, with the busy buzz of the city’s streets streaking by in the night sky

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  • The Daily | October 23, 2014

    Bag Banter With Tyler Ellis Of Tyler Alexandra

    Last night, a gang of loyal Tyler Ellis fans gathered at the Park Hyatt hotel to gawk at the range of new bags designed by Ellis for her line, Tyler Alexandra. For Spring, Ellis—the talented progeny of Perry Ellis—took on new animal skins in some head-turning colorways. We caught up with her at the hotel’s

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  • The Daily | October 23, 2014

    Haute Hippie’s Gothic Glamour For Spring 2015

    The Daily recently visited Haute Hippie to preview the Spring 2015 collection, and this season, designer Trish Wescoat Pound infused evening dresses with a dark, decadent drama. There were ravens, ombre dots, and tree of life prints along with vibrant hues of red rose, rouge, raspberry, and wine. Embellishments included zippers (at the hip) studs (on

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  • The Daily | October 22, 2014

    From The Daily’s Archives: Daily Déjeuner With Zac Posen And Oscar de la Renta

    After yesterday’s heartbreaking news about the loss of Oscar de la Renta, we dove into the Daily archives to revisit this lovely cover story moment with the designer from September 2005… We asked Zac Posen and Oscar de la Renta to lunch—15 days before Fashion Week. They’re so Daily that they said yes, and showed up looking tan and

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  • Eddie Roche | October 22, 2014

    Break Time! View 50+ Pics of Male Mods In 2(X)IST!

    Last night we took one for the team and checked out the runway show for 2(X)IST’s Spring/Summer collection, which welcomed an enthusiastic crowd (of mostly men) to Skylight Modern in Chelsea. Backstage before the show (another horrible place to have to be), we chatted with the brand’s creative director Jason Scarlatti to get the skinny

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  • Peter Davis | October 22, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Menswear Moment with Bonobos’ Dwight Fenton

      Dwight Fenton, the tall, dark and handsome Vice President of Design for Bonobos, has the ultimate preppy pedigree. Born in Greenwich, C.T., the Dartmouth grad was a designer at Vineyard Vines before working in the design department at J. Crew when it was run by Todd Snyder under CEO Mickey Drexler. Bonobos is fast

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  • Dena Silver | October 22, 2014

    A Denim-Filled Evening With RE/DUN x Warm Plus J Brand And Rob Pruitt

    Jean junkies were out in full force last night to celebrate their favorite blues, with artist Rob Pruitt spray-painting J Brand jeans for a limited edition collab at Barneys. The promise of customizable denim drew the likes of Stefano Tonchi, Pamela Love, Jennifer Fisher, Karla Martinez, Athena Calderone, and Margherita Missoni. But it wasn’t just a shopping event: guests watched as Pruitt,

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 22, 2014

    Testing, Testing…In The Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

    Still catching your breath post-fashion month? Finally, you’ve got time to pore over some of our dishy gems from The Daily in print this season! Ever wonder about the wizards behind Bon Appétit’s irresistible recipes? Meet the quartet of culinary editors who toil behind the scenes to bring the dreamiest possible delicacies to life. BY ALEXANDRA ILYASHOV ALISON ROMAN,

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  • Dena Silver | October 22, 2014

    Hearst Looks Towards The Future At Their Second Annual MagFront

    When Ina Garten offers you muffins, you have to accept, right? Hearst hosted their second annual MagFront on Monday afternoon for top execs and senior marketers, and while there were plenty of eds from the publishing house’s various titles on hand, there were also a handful of celebs and stars who’ve recently appeared in Hearst glossies. Idina Menzel, Redbook‘s December cover

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  • Eddie Roche | October 21, 2014

    The Angel Ball’s Night Of Surprises (And The Reynolds)

    Freak out! That was exactly what happened last night at Downtown Cipriani when impending parents Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds made a rare public appearance at the always, well, lively, Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation annual Angel’s Ball. With a room that included Sofia Vergara, Paris Hilton, Elsa Hosk, Kris Jenner, Jamie Foxx, Gigi Hadid, Tommy Hilfiger,

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  • Dena Silver | October 21, 2014

    Sergio Rossi’s Angelo Ruggeri Kicks It At Saks Fifth Avenue

    Was it Monday or Shoesday last eve? On Saks Fifth Avenue’s eighth floor, it was certainly the latter: Sergio Rossi’s design director, Angelo Ruggeri, was being honored at a champagne-fueled cocktail hour. Olivia Chantecaille and Natalya Poniatowski hosted the occasion, bedecked in colorful pumps. The well-heeled crowd included Stefano Tonchi, Indre Rockefeller, and Karen Mulligan. While Ruggeri was signing complimentary

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  • Dena Silver | October 21, 2014

    Remembering Oscar de la Renta In Pictures

    With the sad news of the passing of Oscar de la Renta, we can’t help but think back on the designer’s glorious legacy of beautiful, often dramatic frocks. Not only did he deeply love fashion, he loved talking about fashion and he loved the people that comprise the industry. What better way to remember him

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  • Eddie Roche | October 21, 2014

    Introducing…Renee Zellweger

    Last night, a new actress burst onto the scene in Hollywood named Renee Zellweger. She completes us. The ingenue hit the red carpet with Doyle Bramhall II at Elle’s 21st annual Women in Hollywood Awards at the Four Seasons, along with honorees Jessica Lange, Brie Larson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jennifer Garner, Tina Fey, and Elizabeth Banks. The evening was emceed by

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  • Dena Silver | October 21, 2014

    Getting Down With James Brown At The Mr. Dynamite Screening

    As one might expect, an HBO Documentary Films production based on James Brown’s life is just as lively and wild as the late singer was. Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, was directed by Alex Gibney and was produced by Mick Jagger. So, what was it like working alongside The Rolling Stones’ lead singer? “It

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  • The Daily | October 20, 2014

    Joseph Altuzarra Gets Hitched

    Congrats are in order to CFDA winner Joseph Altuzarra, who married real estate developer Seth Weissman at the recently reopened Rainbow Room on Saturday night. We hear Vogue is covering the wedding for a future issue and Anna Wintour, Alexander Wang, and Jenna Lyons were a few of the VIP friends in attendance to cheer the

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  • Eddie Roche | October 20, 2014

    Fancy Meeting Christian Louboutin And Elisa Sednaoui?

    If a luxury weekend in Paris meeting Christian Louboutin appeals to you (and we’re not sure we want to be friends with you if it doesn’t), #MyGoodness has put together a clever offer to raise money for The Elisa Sednaoui Foundation. Anybody who donates to the foundation via MyGoodness.com has a chance to win a weekend

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 20, 2014

    Chic Reads: Donna Karan’s Aliza Licht Pens A Book

    Social media savant Aliza Licht, perhaps best known as DknyPRGirl, is spilling her tricks of the trade in her debut book, Leave Your Mark, which will be out come May. A career guide of sorts, the title has a quartet of sections, each with peppy, success-centric names: “Kill It In Your Career,” “Rock Social Media” (of course!), “Creating the

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  • Dena Silver | October 20, 2014

    Dreaming Of Spring/Summer 2015 With Ann Taylor’s Lisa Axelson

    Despite the fact that we’re inching ever closer to the winter chill, why not daydream about spring for a moment or two? We got a jump start on mentally prepping our wardrobes for warmer temps at the recent Ann Taylor Spring/Summer preview, held in Times Square last week. The brand’s creative director, Lisa Axelson, culled inspiration for the crisp

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  • Peter Davis | October 17, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Alex Wang’s Wide World of Sports

    Shirtless male models doing flips on trampolines…Studio 54 silver confetti raining down on Jessica Chastain’s red coif…Karlie Kloss in black football gear…the return of Missy Elliott. Welcome to Alexander Wang’s mega H&M runway show and launch party. Wang got movie stars and fashion’s A-list to trek up to the Armory Foundation on (gulp) west 169th Street.

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