Chic Report

  • Eddie Roche | August 29, 2014

    Ruffian Moves From NYFW To…

    Ruffian designers Claude Morais and Brian Wolk (well known to our readers as longtime contributors) have announced that they are skipping New York Fashion Week this year to take their Spring collection to Los Angeles for the first time. The design duo’s been living the bicoastal life lately, and they’ve partnered with the Los Angeles Tourism &

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  • Dena Silver | August 29, 2014

    Karl Lagerfeld And Theophilus London Pair Up

    Kinda-random news alert! Karl Lagerfeld and Theophilus London are teaming up. Nope, London isn’t dabbling in clothing design, and Karl isn’t putting his vocal cords to the test. Rather, The Kaiser has been tapped to art direct and photograph the cover of London’s latest album, Vibezz. The duo also worked together on the art for the album’s first single,

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  • Eddie Roche | August 28, 2014

    Beyoncé and CR Fashion Book Finally Merge

    CR Fashion Book has revealed their Issue 5 cover gal and Beyoncé gets treated to a little Roitfeld magic (for the first time!) in their latest issue. Pierre Debusschere shot Bey under the guest creative direction of Riccardo Tisci. In an unusual move, we hear that Mrs. Carter approached Roitfeld about working together. Inside we get a look

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | August 28, 2014

    Bill de Blasio Invites The CFDA To Gracie Mansion For Drinks

    Looks like Mayor Bill de Blasio continues his efforts to make some fashion-y friends: he’s inviting the CFDA to his pad (that would be Gracie Mansion) on Wednesday for a tipple or two before the whirlwind that is NYFW commences. Bloomberg used to kick off the catwalks by being the ribbon-cutter at Lincoln Center on day une of NYFW,

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  • Dena Silver | August 28, 2014

    Cash Warren (And The Pair Of Thieves Team) Schools Us On Socks

    When an email arrived asking if we wanted to learn more about Cash Warren‘s latest project, we were highly intrigued. Your Daily then got an intensive education in all things sock-related. Warren brought along Alan Stuart and David Ehrenberg, the trio behind sock label Pair of Thieves. Available in an array of funky colors and sweet prints, the men’s socks are sold

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  • Eddie Roche | August 27, 2014

    Even Donatella Versace Got Iced

    There’s this really popular thing going around the internet these days called the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Ring a bell? We know, we know, your Facebook feed has been flooded with the vids, but today’s ice bucket challenge is a lot more important than your cousin Becky doing it in Toledo. Donatella Versace (yes, folks!

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  • Eddie Roche | August 27, 2014

    Lady Gaga Makes New York Fashion Week Plans

    Lady Gaga is joining the New York Fashion Week party: she’ll be performing at the Harper’s Bazaar party on September 5th. The worldwide editors (as the invite states) of Harper’s Bazaar are celebrating Carine Roitfeld’s epic ‘Icon’ portfolio, featuring Gaga, Cindy Crawford, Lauren Hutton, Monica Bellucci, and Claudia Schiffer to name a few. Gaga was MIA during

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  • Dena Silver | August 27, 2014

    PAPER Magazine Celebrates 30 Years With Cover Stars Courtney Love And Brooke Candy

    PAPER keeps it kind of simple for the big three-oh, as they choose Courtney Love and Brooke Candy to take on a duo of anniversary covers. Please note, the simplicity comes in regards to the design of the covers, sans headlines and shot on very simple backdrops. Because nothing else about these cover girls is simple. Take Candy, for example,

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  • Dena Silver | August 26, 2014

    Random Alert! The Dallas Cowboys + Hublot = A Match Made In Watch Heaven

    File this one under super random partnerships: Luxe watch label Hublot is leaving Switzerland behind to become the official watch and timekeeper for the Dallas Cowboys. This means Hublot clocks will adorn the walls of the stadium and will conduct the official countdown to kickoff on the jumbotron. And we assume each player on the

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  • Dena Silver | August 26, 2014

    Tune Talk With Chelsea Leyland

    Before the steamiest season around is gone for good, we got the dish from DJ Chelsea Leyland on the musical hit of the season, plus her Hamptons hideaway… What’s the song du summer? “Wiggle” by Snoop Dogg and Jason Derulo. I’ve done the wiggle—which is the dance move of the summer—for three hours straight. Where

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  • Dena Silver | August 26, 2014

    Nicole Miller’s Top Food Tomes

    When Nicole Miller isn’t busy dining out East or designing in the city, she’s hitting these cookbooks. Take note, darlings!  The New York Times International Cookbook, by Craig Claiborne: “A recipe from this inspired my bouillabaisse, a staple in my kitchen!” Authentic Vietnamese Cooking, by Corinne Trang: “The spring and summer rolls, and chicken curry, are

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  • Eddie Roche | August 25, 2014

    Iggy Azalea Gets Into Fashion

    Fresh off of a big night at the VMAs, our friends at Page Six are reporting that Iggy Azalea will be collaborating with Steve Madden on a line. Word is the collection will be unveiled in February 2015. Last night, Iggy performed a live performance of “Black Widow” with Rita Ora during the show. She hit

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | August 25, 2014

    Sneak Peek: The Daily’s Stylish NYFW Media Lounge At The Park Hyatt

    Where will vous be seeking respite from the fash week grind? On Saturday, September 6th and Sunday, September 7th, The Daily Front Row is hosting an invite-only VIP media lounge at the Park Hyatt, equipped for both a break from the runway roulette as well as a stylish spot for squeezing in some work between

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  • Dena Silver | August 25, 2014

    Derek Lam And Mark Cross Pair Up On A Classic Handbag Design

    It’s collab time, and this one will be of particular interest to handbag buffs: Fine leather label Mark Cross has teamed up with Derek Lam to create a series of tailored leather carryalls. But before we suss out the details of this collab, how about a brief history lesson? The Cross name traces back to 1845 when the Mark

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  • Eddie Roche | August 22, 2014

    IMG Models Signs Bella Hadid

    Too much Hadid is never enough, so IMG Models has signed Gigi’s little sis, Bella Hadid, to their roster. The newly-minted mod revealed the news to her 226,000-plus Instagram fans yesterday that’s she’s “part of the @imgmodels team officially.” Bella joins her big sis attending college in New York and as part of the IMG family,

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  • Dena Silver | August 22, 2014

    Sergio Says! Musings From Cosmo (And Beyond…)

    The final countdown to NYFW has arrived, and Sergio Kletnoy is ready to take on the whirlwind week. But don’t think a busy schedule has slowed this Cosmopolitan assistant extraordinaire down one bit; this week’s recap includes cameos from Robyn, Mary Lambert, and a new Canadian heartthrob.  How is it possible that the summer is almost over? I haven’t frolicked on the

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  • Dena Silver | August 21, 2014

    Talking Indian Inspiration With Banjanan’s Designer Caroline Weller

    No late-August vacay plans? No problem. A peek at the latest Banjanan collection is like jetting off to India. Designed by Caroline Weller, a well-traveled designer who’s put in time at Calvin Klein, Armani, and J. Crew, this bohemian label is certainly a breath of fresh (…hand stamped, embroidered…) air. Fun fact: her entire business is

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  • Paige Reddinger | August 20, 2014

    Cynthia Rowley’s Chic Summer Jaunt To Corsica

    What does a designer do pre-fashion week? If you’re Cynthia Rowley, you sail the western coast of Corsica. If you’re a publicist already deep in the trenches of planning fashion week madness or an editor facing the season’s looming schedule, take some post-fashion week vacay inspiration! Rowley filled us in our chic travels in the Mediterranean. “This

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  • Dena Silver | August 20, 2014

    Marc Jacobs Makes A Fashion Week Move

    Another day, another New York Fashion Week change. The latest news: the week is ending a bit earlier than usual, as Marc Jacobs has bumped up his time slot on Thursday, September 11th from 8 p.m. to 6 p.m. Jacobs, who’s been the unofficial closing show of NYFW  since, well, forever, has also abandoned his go-to show

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  • Dena Silver | August 20, 2014

    NBA Star Russell Westbrook And Barneys Celebrate A Sportif Eve

    Last night, Barneys was filled with a heap of lurching and shouting fans, on hand for Russell Westbrook‘s debut collection, Westbrook XO Barneys. One step off the elevator and a blinding of flashing cameras left no doubt the evening was all about the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard, who has turned into a rising star in

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