Chic Report

  • Dena Silver | December 16, 2014

    Leggy Luxe

    WHAT: Exhale x David Lerner Monochromatic Floral Printed Poly Spandex Jersey Legging WHY:  Want to get an early start on your New Year’s resolution? Opt for a pair of Exhale by David Lerner floral-print leggings, and you’ll find yourself gym-bound long before January 1st. As a much more visual option than basic black, these printed pants are also a great way

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 15, 2014

    T’s Brendan Monaghan Rings In His 40th Birthday At The Boom Boom Room

    Perhaps you ran across some unapologetically glam party shots on Instagram this weekend under the hashtag #bcm40. The occasion? A very posh 40th birthday bash at the Boom Boom Room for Brendan Monaghan, the dapper publisher of  T: The New York Times Style Magazine as well as VP of The Times’ luxury advertising. The black tie festivities brought out Monaghan’s

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  • Eddie Roche | December 15, 2014

    Burberry Springs Ahead With Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn

    Burberry quietly unveiled their Spring/Summer 2015 campaign over the weekend, with Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn posing for Mario Testino. It’s the first time that Campbell has appeared in a Burberry campaign since working with Kate Moss in 2001. It’s the fourth campaign with the brand for Dunn, who first appeared in their Spring/Summer campaign

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  • The Daily Front Row | December 15, 2014

    GQ and Tommy Hilfiger Honor The Men of New York

    All attention was on the dudes last week as Tommy Hilfiger’s Fifth Avenue flagship hosted its third annual GQ Men of New York event, honoring the city’s most gifted artists, musicians, athletes, actors, and entrepreneurs, and raising awareness and funds for the global non-profit organization Save the Children. Who made the cut this year? Today show co-anchor Willie

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  • Zachary Weiss | December 15, 2014

    Meet The ‘Brotherhood Of The Traveling Pants’

    Tons of trou! Here’s your afternoon vid break: “Brotherhood Of The Traveling Pants,” featuring a group of 20-somethings who’ve stolen each others’ pants, and worn them while participating in all sorts of prep activities including (but not limited to) sailing, golfing, water skiing, and playing croquet. In other words, the perfect guys to front a campaign

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  • Paige Reddinger | December 12, 2014

    Models And Hamburgers: The Balmain Spring/Summer 2015 Campaign

    Balmain’s Spring/Summer 2015 campaign has been unveiled, and it’s delivering quite the fashion fantasy. The campaign, shot by Mario Sorrenti and art directed by Pascal Dangin of KiDS Creative, features models like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Joan Smalls, Adriana Lima, Isabeli Fontana, and Crista Cober. In our favorite image, the girls don skintight multi-colored striped Balmain looks and chicly chow

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  • Dena Silver | December 12, 2014

    Bloomingdale’s Introduces A Holiday Campaign That’s Shoppable Via Instagram

    Just in time for the holiday season, Bloomingdale’s has figured out how to make Instagram shoppable. Granted, it took a lot of work, and while it isn’t quite as simple as clicking and purchasing, the retailer has made for a very playful, tap-happy, and social experience. Plus, their holiday gift guide will alleviate some of the

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  • Paige Reddinger | December 12, 2014

    Nicholas Kirkwood On Those $16,750 Boots For The Victoria’s Secret Show

    We know, we know…you’ve heard enough about the Victoria’s Secret runway show! But did you hear about those gold Nicholas Kirkwood heels? Kirkwood specially designed two pairs of shoes for this season’s “hero”-themed  portion of the famous lingerie show (which remind us of this ’80s superhero icon). Karlie Kloss wore the “Gabo Angel” knee-high Kirkwoods

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  • Eddie Roche | December 11, 2014

    ACRIA’s Holiday Dinner Honors Bruce Weber and Larry Kramer

    Kim Kardashian West (that’s what she’s going by these days) and legendary AIDS activist and playwright Larry Kramer aren’t the most likely duo, but both were under the same roof last night for ACRIA’s 19th annual holiday dinner benefit held at Skylight Modern. The event, which benefited AIDS research, education, and prevention, brought in a

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  • Dena Silver | December 11, 2014

    Gisele Bündchen Goes Topless (Take Deux) For Stuart Weitzman

    Further proving that she can nail the femmed-up tomboy look, Gisele Bündchen fronts Stuart Weitzman’s Spring 2015 campaign in a pair of menswear-inspired tweedy trousers, some strappy heels, and nothing else. This is her second campaign for the brand, and like her Fall 2014 ads, this gorgeous B&W image was snapped by Mario Testino. The brand kept their

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 11, 2014

    Bon Appétit Throws A Lavish Lunch With Jean-Georges Vongerichten For Vegas Uncork’d

    Leave it to Bon Appétit to put your typical snowy Wednesday lunch plans to shame: Yesterday, the glossy hosted a five-course affair whipped up by Jean-Georges Vongerichten at the superstar chef’s Columbus Circle eatery Nougatine. The occasion for dipping into marvelous creations like diver scallop and provence truffle tartare and caramelized NY strip loin avec silky parsnips, roasted brussels sprouts, and miso

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  • Zachary Weiss | December 11, 2014

    Chrissy Teigen Celebrates Vince Handbags

    Last night, Vince celebrated the launch of their new handbag collection alongside Step Up Women’s Network, ELLE, and Chrissy Teigen. Teigen was surrounded throughout the evening by young and eager fans. Instead of snapping selfies –though there were certainly many taken–many of the girls sought Teigen’s motivational words of wisdom. “Working with young girls is always

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  • Zachary Weiss | December 11, 2014

    Two Days of Toasting All Things Valentino

    Much more than a Couture show: Valentino put together two epic, celeb-filled days worth of festivities to toast their newest Fifth Avenue flagship. It kicked off Wednesday evening at the David Chipperfield-designed storefront, where the architect himself arrived with Valentino’s duo of creative directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli. “I love the shoes and bag sections; I’m

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  • Eddie Roche | December 10, 2014

    The Royal Roll Call

    By now you’ve likely seen the pic of Kate Middleton geeking out over meeting J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons, but who else in fashion got some one-on-one time with the Royals while they visited New York during their brief visit? Yesterday Harper’s Bazaar EIC and GREAT Ambassador Glenda Bailey, Georgina Chapman (with hubby Harvey Weinstein) and Burberry’s

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  • Zachary Weiss | December 10, 2014

    James Franco Debuts ‘The Color of Time’

    A set of seats labeled simply “FRANCO’ were set aside in The Landmark Sunshine Theatre last night where the man himself, James Franco, debuted his next art house film, The Color of Time along with Montblanc and The Cinema Society. The cast included Franco, of course, in addition to Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain, and Zach Braff,

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  • Dena Silver | December 10, 2014

    Adam Selman And Bob Mackie On Dressing Rihanna And Cher

    What happens when the costume designers that rose to fame for their designs for two uber-iconic pop stars (we’re talking about Rihanna and Cher) meet up for dinner? A massive trip down memory lane! The Thick tagged along for a meal of epic proportions with Adam Selman and Bob Mackie, which took place at The Round Table Room in the Algonquin Hotel. As

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  • Zachary Weiss | December 10, 2014

    Tinker Tailor Teams Up With Fivestory

    Well-heeled uptowners mingled at Claire Distenfeld‘s Fivestory boutique last night where the store teamed up with Tinker Tailor. The e-commerce venture, led by Moda Operandi alums Aslaug Magnusdottir and Cleo Davis-Urman, allows users to customize (aka tinker) exclusive women’s luxury apparel and accessories, as well as design (aka tailor) their own bespoke wardrobe pieces. Designs on offer include looks from Rodarte,

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  • Eddie Roche | December 10, 2014

    A Miracle On Madison Avenue

    Miracle on Madison Avenue returned over the weekend for its 28th year, turning one of New York City’s most famous streets into ‘Charity Central’. This year, an impressive 90 brands and retailers welcomed shoppers and donated 20 percent of sales to The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. It marks the third year that Miracle on Madison Avenue has raised

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  • Zachary Weiss | December 10, 2014

    Derek Lam On His Newest Downtown Digs

    Derek Lam has found another set of digs to add to his rapidly growing list of retail locations in NYC and beyond. This time, he’s set up shop at 115 Mercer Street and filled the chic space with his Derek Lam 10 Crosby collection. “For me, it’s about that personal interaction between what I do and

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  • Zachary Weiss | December 9, 2014

    Dannijo And Mercedes-Benz Take A Roadtrip

    Last night, a crew of fashion folks trekked out to, of all places, Westchester for a road trip to remember. Danielle and Jodie Snyder, the sisters behind Dannijo, led a caravan of chauffeured Mercedes S550 sedans to Westchester where an intimate crowd dined at The Inn at Pound Ridge, one of decorated chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s more recent outposts.

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