Chic Report

  • Alexandra Ilyashov | April 1, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 4: SLT

    It’s time for the fourth dose of our Fitness Dossier: an endorphin-addled exploration of all those super-chicly branded, sometimes quizzically named boutique fitness haute spots around town. Some you’ve heard tons about and others might not be on your radar yet, so we’re sweating it out for you and getting the scoop from the talents behind

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  • Eddie Roche | April 1, 2015

    Matthew Terry Is One Of At Large Mag’s Four Cover Stars

    The second issue of At Large is out, and they’ve given readers a little something for everyone in terms of cover choices. Late last year, the men’s title kicked things off with four cover stars, Ben Skinner, Luke Grimes, David Flinn, and Jack O’Connell, and the latest issue follows the same formula, featuring four cover iterations, with Aaron

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  • Tangie Silva | April 1, 2015

    Smoking Haute

    Tech gadget alert! A bevy of chicsters descended on Odin recently to check out the latest launch of PAX 2, a luxe new vaporizer. Not too surprising, as the allure of smoky venues (farewell Mad Men!) is steadily fading away but Chic Report spotted quite a few insiders at the fete, including designers Richard Chai and Phillip Lim as well

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  • Zachary Weiss | March 31, 2015

    DSquared2′s New Downtown Flagship Opens Its Doors

    Last night, DSquared2 unveiled its newest flagship location on the corner of West Broadway and Spring Street. “This store is about Canada, mixed with industrial design. Canada comes in with the antlers and the woodsy feel,” Dean Caten told The Daily. “It’s our heritage, but we want it modern!”The twin designers were joined by a

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  • Dena Silver | March 31, 2015

    Rebecca Taylor Debuts Her First Swimwear Collection, In Collaboration With Giejo

    Need an excuse to add to that bikini collection? Look no further than the first swimwear range from Rebecca Taylor, who’s teaming up with the bikini brand Giejo for this inaugural collection. This collab was inspired by the vintage Indian dresses that Taylor’s mom donned in the ’70s, resulting in a collection filled with paisley, leopard, and floral

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | March 31, 2015

    Indochine’s Jean-Marc Houmard On New Menu Items, His Hotel In Nicaragua, And More

    Perennial chicster haunt Indochine has switched up its menu more than usual over the past few months, adding a handful of tantalizing new dishes to a menu that’s changed by just a dish each year, on average, for the past three decades. Co-founder and host extraordinaire Jean-Marc Houmard filled us in on the delicious new

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  • Paige Reddinger | March 31, 2015

    REVOLVE To Launch Three New Lines And Same-Day Delivery At Coachella

    Attention, festival-goers: REVOLVE Clothing is launching three new lines plus same-day delivery at Coachella. First up, The Wedding Shop launched last week, offering up a range of affordable bridal wear, priced at $295 to $1,320 for bridesmaid dresses, accessories, and lingerie. REVOLVE will also be launching a video series beginning April 11th with actress Jamie Chung as

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  • Peter Davis | March 31, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Almanac Is Foodie Heaven

    I love good food (um, who doesn’t?) and have become more and more of a foodie. My latest restaurant obsession is Almanac, the French-inspired restaurant in the west village. The talented head chef and co-owner is Galen Zamarra, who has won a James Beard Award and became chef de cuisine at Bouley Bakery when he

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  • Peter Davis | March 30, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Dom Perignon’s Decadently Chic Cabaret Soirée

    When Dom Perignon hosts a party, it’s not a low-key soirée. To launch the upcoming Dom Perignon Rose Vintage 2004, the second floor of Walter de Maria’s historic, grand East Village building was transformed into “Rose Cabaret”, a wild, loud, decadent show directed and produced by nightlife queen Susanne Bartsch (who sported two glitter top

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  • Paige Reddinger | March 27, 2015

    The Frick’s Young Fellows Ball: ‘A Dance At The Spanish Court’

    Last night, the stylish social set came out to support The Frick Museum for “A Dance at the Spanish Court”. The evening was chaired by Lydia Fenet Delaney, Sarah Flint, Elizabeth Kurpis, Lucy Jane Lang, Amory McAndrew, Joann Pailey, Lauren Remington Platt, and Jennifer Wright. The evening’s theme inspired everything from Spanish mantilla headresses, matador

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  • Zachary Weiss | March 27, 2015

    Fendi Debuts An Eyewear Collab With Thierry Lasry

    A chic crowd turned out for a late-night blowout at Fendi’s recently opened Madison Avenue flagship. The cause for celebration? A new collection of eyewear designed by the world’s premiere eyewear aficionado, Thierry Lasry. The man of the hour was joined by Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman of the futuristic R&B group Lionbabe. Hervey even took the time

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  • Dena Silver | March 27, 2015

    Wildfox Serves Up A Chic Slice Of Italy For Fall 2015

    When it comes to cheekiness, Wildfox takes the cake. So when an invitation for their Fall 2015 presentation arrived in our inbox, and we saw the event was in the heart of Little Italy at a resto called Il Cortile, we knew we were in for a treat. Indeed: Guests who trekked to this authentic Italian eatery were rewarded

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | March 27, 2015

    Vice Munchies And Morgans Hotel Group’s Latest ‘Dinner Party’ Featuring Statebird Provisions

    John Martin, publisher of Vice; Stuart Brioza and Nicole Kransinski of State Bird Provisions; Alan Philips, CMO Morgans Hotel Group The third installment of “Dinner Party,” Morgans Hotel Group’s pair-up with Vice’s brilliant food channel, Munchies, came to NYC’s Royalton Hotel last eve. Adored San Francisco restaurant State Bird Provisions whipped up the menu of delectably off-kilter

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  • Zachary Weiss | March 27, 2015

    A Moment With…Cami NYC’s Samantha Steen

    Samantha Steen, founder and CEO of Cami NYC, has mastered a single item: the camisole. We caught up with the young designer to get the scoop on her cami obsession, the story behind the pieces that have grabbed the attention of celebs and models like Rose Byrne, Shakira, Sofia Vergara, and Marloes Horst, and where the brand is headed next. Why

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | March 27, 2015

    Brookfield Place Opens Its Doors

    Brookfield Place has finally flung its doors open, with many of the haute retailers on the upscale shopping spot’s roster open and ready for business as of yesterday. The crowds popped into gleaming new outposts of stores like Diane von Furstenberg, Michael Kors, J. Crew, Paul Smith, Vince, and Satya. Bonobos’ stylishly-appointed digs were doling

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  • Dena Silver | March 26, 2015

    Kendra Scott Brightens Up Spring Studios With The Color Bar

    This Friday, jewelry designer Kendra Scott is launching a program that bauble aficionados and aspiring jewelry designers will adore. Color Bar by Kendra Scott allows shoppers to choose from an array of metals and stone hues to adorn each ring, bracelet, earring, and necklace. Last night, a lucky crowd of New Yorkers were able to test out

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  • Peter Davis | March 26, 2015

    The Daily Davis: A Moment with Steed & Wall’s Mindy Ding

    Hidden in busy midtown Manhattan is a custom menswear oasis called Steed & Wall where you can sip a whiskey and get fitted for a stylish power suit at a great price point (starting at $625). The New York outpost of Steed & Wall (there’s also a location in Shanghai) cites English fashion designer Sir Hardy

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  • Dena Silver | March 25, 2015

    Fausto Puglisi’s Chic Emanuel Ungaro Trunk Show And Dinner

    Receiving some prime real estate in the windows of Saks Fifth Avenues’s flagship location is a reason to celebrate. Last eve, Fausto Puglisi was in town to celebrate the arrival of his latest Emanuel Ungaro collection. His Spring 2015 wares dressed up the windows, and he was pre-selling his Fall 2015 collection to a select group of customers

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  • Peter Davis | March 25, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Unemployed Magazine’s Funemployed Launch

    The debut issue of Unemployed magazine, an unbound single document in poster format of sexy, striking visuals (there are no words at all in the issue, save for credits on the back cover), is more collectible work of art than style publication. The party, which took place at 214 Lafayette (an awesome space that boasts

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  • Dena Silver | March 25, 2015

    Anya Hindmarch’s Whimsical Sticker Shop Arrives At Barneys

    In today’s emoji-obsessed world, it’s no surprise that Anya Hindmarch‘s collection of cheeky stickers, made from luxe leather, have become a staple for the fashion set. Since their launch, these sticky accoutrements have accessorized the accessories of nearly everyone, from Cara Delevingne‘s phone case to Chiara Ferragni‘s Hermès Kelly tote. So naturally, when Barneys New

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