Chic Report

  • Dena Silver | April 15, 2015

    Stock Talk! How Tibi Got Into Neiman Marcus And How Valentina Kova Arrived At Maxfield

    At yesterday’s SCADstyle panel, Tibi’s Amy Smilovic and young talent Valentina Kova sat down to chat with SCAD’s dean of fashion, Michael Fink. While Tibi is an established brand that’s been around for nearly two decades, Kova is currently working on a sixth collection at her namesake line. The two designers shared their stories about getting started and

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 14, 2015

    Wolk Morais Debuts In L.A. With A Vibrant Resort 2016 Showing

    “From the moment we arrived in Los Angeles, we thought, ‘There is something going on here,’” Brian Wolk told The Daily, as he and his Ruffian design partner Claude Morais rang in their one-year anniversary in Los Angeles. Clearly, the city is treating them well: They celebrated the occasion with the runway debut of their

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  • Dena Silver | April 13, 2015

    School Chatter With Joseph Altuzarra

    Today, Joseph Altuzarra spilled all the dirt on his meteoric rise to success at SCADstyle, a series of talked held at Savannah College of Art and Design’s Museum of Art. While you’ll have to wait until tomorrow to get the full dish, the chat covered his first internships for the likes of Marc Jacobs and Proenza

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  • Peter Davis | April 13, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Live From ‘The Living’ Premiere Party

    Over the weekend, my pal Jack Bryan, a fellow native New Yorker and Buckley boy, screened his dark, gripping indie-noir The Living. I’ve seen the film a few times (it’s that good) and the theater was packed with fans and friends and fabulous people like his sister, Alexis Bryan Morgan, and her husband, writer, Spencer Morgan. “Since I

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  • Dena Silver | April 13, 2015

    A Barneys Fangirl Moment With Isabel Marant

    On Thursday eve, Barneys created an idyllic, luxe music festival-esque scene to toast Isabel Marant, replete with lights strung from the ceiling, green plants and vibrant blossoms strewn about, and bites of avocado toast and cones of French fries to nibble on. The designer was on hand for the celebration, and we snagged a quick chat…

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  • Dena Silver | April 10, 2015

    Calvin Klein Turns Back The Clock For Fall 2015

    Calvin Klein got homey last night, as they unveiled the latest threads in their Fall 2015 line for sportswear, jeans, underwear, performance, and accessories. Mods were draped on couches in a recreation of the chicest New York apartment from the ’70s, replete with a fiddle leaf fig tree, sleek furniture, and a cushy carpet. Naturally,

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  • Peter Davis | April 10, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Thorsun’s Chic Beach Vibes

    I am so ready to relocate to Southampton where I will be most of the season turning out our five Daily Summer issues. I also plan on jetting to – during high season bien-sûr – St. Tropez, Capri, and Sardinia. And as I beach hop, I will be living in Thorsun, the coolest swimwear line on

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  • Dena Silver | April 10, 2015

    Sergio Says! Musings From Cosmo, Seventeen, And Beyond…

    Have you dearly missed your dishy recap with Cosmo and Seventeen‘s ever entertaining Sergio Kletnoy? Us too! Luckily, he’s back with a lengthy read today. So sit back and enjoy the ride… “If you can dream it, you can do it” is one of my favorite Walt Disney quotes.To which I always add “And if you fail, at

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  • Dena Silver | April 10, 2015

    Getting Unlimited Blowouts In New York Is Now An Attainable Luxury, Thanks To BeautyPass

    If your ultimate dream in life is to get unlimited blowouts each month, well, your dream has come true. For the reasonable price of $99 a month, a ClassPass-esque service called BeautyPass is setting out to improve the ‘dos of ladies across the island of Manhattan. This means you can get as many blowouts as you’d like, as often

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  • Dena Silver | April 10, 2015

    Rossano Ferretti Might Be The World’s Most Luxurious Hairdresser

    In any given luxury capital of the world, the likelihood of stumbling across a Rossano Ferretti salon is pretty great. From New York to Beijing, Beverly Hills to Milan, Mumbai and Madrid, each of the 20 salons that are branded with the Rossano Ferretti name comes courtesy with a glossy and luxurious experience, in addition to a stellar

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  • Zachary Weiss | April 10, 2015

    A Moment With Designer Mary Alice Haney

    Superstar stylist and newfound designer Mary Alice Haney counts many of Hollywood’s biggest names as close personal friends, Reese Witherspoon in particular. The Daily stole a moment with Mademoiselle Haney to get an inside look at her must-have eponymous line. You went from stylist to designer. Was that an easy transition? The transition was very easy.

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | April 10, 2015

    Denim Chatter With Talley’s Benjamin Talley Smith

    Get ready to meet your new favorite jeans, darlings: denim whiz Benjamin Talley Smith recently launched a line of made-to-order (no, really) blues that fit sublimely. You’ll get updates on each production stage of your new pair via email, and when the bespoke trou arrive at your door, they’ll come with their very own birth certificate. Smith

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | April 9, 2015

    Meet Kate D’Arcy, Founder Of The Philly-Based Label TOGGERY

    When we hear about a made in America brand, naturally we assume the product is produced in either Los Angeles or New York. And that assumption is so very wrong. Proving that point is Kate D’Arcy, the founder and CEO of TOGGERY, a label whose HQ is based in Philadelphia, PA. Originally started as a

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  • Dena Silver | April 9, 2015

    Kendall Jenner Gets Snapped By Karl Lagerfeld

    The world gets to see Kendall Jenner through Karl Lagerfeld‘s eyes this month, as the model and reality star graces the May subscriber cover of Harper’s Bazaar. The Kaiser shot images of the mod, to accompany her interview with Bazaar‘s executive editor Laura Brown. Naturally, she’s decked out in the finest couture threads in each image, including a frothy pink

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  • Zachary Weiss | April 8, 2015

    ‘Desert Dancer’ Premiered at The MoMA Last Night, Followed By A Sparkly Afterparty

    An endless coterie of celebs turned out to The MoMA last night to witness the debut of the highly acclaimed film, Desert Dancer, hosted by Relativity Studios and The Cinema Society. The film chronicles the unbelievable true story of Afshin Ghaffarian during the volatile climate of the 2009 presidential election in Iran, and stars Freida Pinto who

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  • Dena Silver | April 8, 2015

    Katie Hillier Of Marc By Marc Jacobs Is Working On Yet Another Brand

    It’s no longer news that the Marc by Marc Jacobs line will be discontinued, but the brand’s women’s wear design director Luella Bartley and creative director Katie Hillier are still keeping busy and staying in the news. Last week they revealed plans to launch their very first namesake label together, called Hillier Bartley and today, Hillier has launched the latest collection from her

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  • Eddie Roche | April 8, 2015

    Anna Ewers’ Biggest Cover Yet

    Anna Ewers gets the star treatment from Harper’s Bazaar with her very own cover and interview for their May issue. Inside, her pal Alexander Wang tells them about their first meeting. “When I met Anna, at first she was very timid,” he says. “But there was something in her posture and in her look that I

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  • Eddie Roche | April 8, 2015

    Correspondence We Actually Received: Gwyneth Paltrow & Hot Octopuss! Wha?

    “Make love, not clubs.” That’s the suggestion we got via e-mail from an anti Gwyneth Paltrow hater who is taking on the actress for…you’ll have to read on to believe it. The story isn’t really of interest to us, but the hilarity in this story pitch is beyond…   Hi, I hope this email finds you well.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 8, 2015

    The Latest On The ‘Zoolander’ Sequel

    It’s on! Even though we all know a scene from the anticipated Zoolander sequel was shot last month at the Valentino show, according to Ben Stiller‘s Facebook page, the film has officially started production in Italy. The actor posted a shot yesterday, writing to his three million+ followers on Facebook and nearly 30,000 followers on Instagram, captioning

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  • Dena Silver | April 8, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 5: Peloton Cycle

    Welcome to the fifth installment of our new series, 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

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