Chic Report

  • Natasha Silva-Jelly | December 8, 2015

    5 Minutes with Victoria’s Secret Angels Candice Swanepoel and Jac Jagaciak

    In celebration of the 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which airs around the globe today, The Daily chatted with two of the brand’s famous Angels. Polish-born mod Monika “Jac” Jagaciak—Chanel face and runway regular for the likes of Alexander Wang, Valentino, and Giorgio Armani—will hit the catwalk for the third time as one of the top 10 Victoria’s Secret Angels. How does it

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  • Eddie Roche | December 7, 2015

    Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Shop Robbed of Over $173,000 of Merchandise

    Gwyneth Paltrow is learning the hard realities of retail with her Time Warner Center pop-up shop, Goop Mrkt, which was robbed of more than $173,000 worth of merchandise over the weekend. People reports three men came into the store on Saturday and forcibly opened a cabinet full of merchandise and ran away with the unknown

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  • Eddie Roche | December 7, 2015

    Lauren Bush Lauren on FEED’s Holiday Campaign

    Lauren Bush Lauren (who recently welcomed a new bébé boy to the world) outsourced FEED’s current holiday campaign in a partnership and contest with Adobe for what’s now its first “Follow My” Lead campaign. We reached out to Bush Lauren pre-baby to get the scoop on the new campaign and find out the whopping number of mouths she’s

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  • The Daily Front Row | December 7, 2015

    6 Chicsters Reveal Their Holiday Plans

    The countdown to holiday vacation has begun! We asked these fashion trailblazers to reveal where they’ll be jet-setting to. Consider this a little festive inspiration… Laura Brown, executive editor, Harper’s Bazaar “I’ll be in London and then L.A., because that’s practical. Spending time with friends in sweaters and T-shirts, respectively.” Alessandra Ambrosio, model “The holidays are all about

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  • Natasha Silva-Jelly | December 7, 2015

    Barneys Creative Ambassador Simon Doonan Becomes High School Principal

    Simon Doonan, Barneys’ creative ambassador, shot to fame with his dazzling window displays for the luxury retailer. Last week the fashion guru and author stepped out from behind the glass and into the role of “principal” at New York’s High School of Fashion Industries (HSFI), where he shared his pearls of wisdom with fashion’s future heavyweights… Doonan on

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  • Ashley Baker | December 7, 2015

    Meet the Restaurateur Behind Le District at Brookfield Place

    It’s considered New York’s answer to the Le Marais in Paris—a mecca for the finest fromage, foie gras, and frites downtown. Meet Peter Poulakakos, the restaurateur who launched Le District along with fellow foodies Paul Lamas, Jordi Valles, and Laurent Vasseur. What inspired the creation of Le District? I’ve always loved France, French cuisine and

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  • Eddie Roche | December 7, 2015

    Say It Ain’t So! Patricia Field Store to Shutter

    This is a drag…queen Patricia Field has decided to shutter her eponymous store on Bowery in Manhattan. The legendary New Yorker opened her first store in 1966 and her 8th Street location in 1971, which she ran for over 30 years. “​I started my store when I was 24 years old and it has led me on to all the wonderful​ professional

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  • The Daily Front Row | December 4, 2015

    The First-Ever Issue of The Daily Holiday Is Here!

    ‘Tis the season for gift-giving, and with that in mind we present to you the first-ever issue of The Daily Holiday, dedicated to vous, ultra-chic downtown denizens. Inside, we bring you all of the joie of the most celebrated time of the year. Expect plenty of must-have gifts, from Paul Smith home décor and divine jewels from Bottega Veneta to presents for gents, like an Omega De Ville

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  • Eddie Roche | December 4, 2015

    Live from Art Basel! W Magazine x Faena Art’s Roller Disco Beach Party

    Imagine Saturday Night Fever set to Kanye West singing “Flashing Lights” and you’ll soon be transported to the W magazine and Faena Art Roller Disco beach party, which happened earlier this week at Art Basel. The event was to celebrate the opening of Angeles Veloces Arcanos Fugaces, an immersive roller-disco installation by Assume Vivid Astro Focus

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  • Eddie Roche | December 4, 2015

    Correspondence We Actually Received: Ultimate Holiday Party Outfits

    There’s so much to say about this email that entered our inbox today, but we’re going to let this “creative writer” do all the talking… Hi there, You have an awesome website, and the same polished style as my wife. Unfortunately for her, I’m a bit of a fashion train wreck—she must have fallen for my Ryan Gosling looks.

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