Chic Report

  • Dena Silver | February 12, 2015

    Reed Krakoff Celebrates His Arty Store Opening In Soho

    Reed Krakoff hit a perfect trifecta to celebrate the opening of his new Soho boutique: the spot was filled with chicsters, packed to the brim with smart designs, and finished off with a number of impressive art installations. These included a playful lamp installation by Nick Allman, who made the fixtures appear as if they

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  • The Daily Front Row | February 12, 2015

    To Discuss! Day Une Of NYFW

    First up, predicted party rankings! Catch us at… 1. The Daily’s Models Issue party on Friday, 2/13 (obvi!) 2. The Kayne West x Adidas party on Thursday, 2/12 3. Fendi’s store opening on Friday, 2/13 4. Net-A-Porter’s dinner to welcome Sarah Rutson on Tuesday, 2/17 Brooklyn, c’est fini? Seems so. Alexander Wang has moved his show back

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  • Peter Davis | February 11, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Sant Ambroeus’ Birthday Bash

    Sant Ambroeus in Soho is my canteen. You see everyone you know, and all the people you want to know. Last night the chic spot hosted its first birthday, and all the regulars and fashion peeps came out to toast their favorite spot. WSJ. editor-in-chief Kristina O’Neill held court in the front room with other

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 11, 2015

    David Yurman Fills Us In On His New Soho Boutique

    David Yurman kicked off fashion week last night with the unveiling of its luxe new Soho boutique at 114 Prince Street. The Yurmans designed the 2,000-square-foot space themselves with the help of their internal design team. This is the second David Yurman boutique in NYC. The brand also has a store referred to as “The

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  • Zachary Weiss | February 11, 2015

    Z Zegna Toasts Its Stylish New Collection

    Z Zegna brought together a group of eclectic innovators last night to launch a collection of footwear and garments for the label. Super Bowl-winning wide receiver Julian Edelman was the man of the hour sporting his Super Bowl ring, along with crooner Joe Jonas, it-boy DJ Brendan Fallis with girlfriend Hannah Bronfman, and rapper Future – real name Navadius Cash (In case you

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  • Zachary Weiss | February 11, 2015

    Toasting The Premiere Of ‘The Rewrite’ With Hugh Grant

    Hugh Grant’s The Rewrite premiered in New York last night at Landmark Sunshine Cinema, hosted by Brooks Brothers and The Cinema Society. The film follows Keith Michaels, played by Grant, on a journey of self-discovery at a university in upstate New York. The ensuing lessons and inevitable romances earned rave reviews from the crowd. Grant stars alongside Marisa Tomei and J.K. Simmons, the latter of whom

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  • Dena Silver | February 11, 2015

    Target And The CFDA [Fashion Incubator] Program’s Pre-NYFW Fête

    Last night, accessory fiends were completely in their element when Target and the CFDA program threw a chic accoutrement-focused soiree. Hosted in Target’s new gallery space in the heart of Chelsea, the room was buzzing with a slew of accessory designers who have taken part of one of the three current and past Incubator programs.

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  • Eddie Roche | February 11, 2015

    Roseanne Barr And Azealia Banks Get Frank About Fashion

    Our friends at V Magazine online have reached out to some random characters to ask the never ending question: Is fashion month worth the fanfare? V‘s Natasha Stagg asked Roseanne Barr (???!!!), Azealia Banks, and musician Tink to chime in. We all know you’ve been eager to know their two cents on fashion week, so here

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  • Eddie Roche | February 10, 2015

    Calvin Klein Collection’s Sleek Spring Campaign

    Calvin Klein Collection released images from their Spring 2015 campaign today, and it probably won’t be getting an SNL parody à la Bieber, but we definitely dig it. David Sims shot models Vanessa Axente and Clark Bockelman in La Jolla, California for the campaign, under the creative direction of Calvin Klein’s in-house ad agency and

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  • Zachary Weiss | February 10, 2015

    Macy’s Bar III Debuts #settingthebar Campaign With Instagram Royalty

    Instagram royalty convened last night at The Flow Space for Macy’s Bar III #settingthebar ad campaign. The hidden Meatpacking District hotspot played host to 30 cool kids including Adam Gallagher (I Am Galla), Marcel Floruss (One Dapper Street), Moti Ankari (The Metro Man), Patrick Janelle (A Guy Named Patrick), and Natalie Suarez (Natalie Off Duty) were all on hand to rep their respective

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  • Zachary Weiss | February 10, 2015

    Alexa Chung & Laura Brown Debut Harper’s Bazaar Supplement, “harper”

    Soho House’s 4th floor brought together a bevy of cool kids last night to fete the first issue of Harper’s Bazaar insert, “harper.” The mini addition to the monthly publication adds a special supplement targeting stylish and social millennial women who love to shop. Spearheaded by Laura Brown, the mag is set to debut in the

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 9, 2015

    New York Puts Joni Mitchell On Its Spring Fashion Issue

    The season of the seasoned leading lady continues! This time, it’s a cover cameo, not another campaign: Joni Mitchell fronts New York‘s biannual fashion issue. Check out the full feature here; Carl Swanson penned the story, and Mitchell was shot by Norman Jean Roy (who did that epic Harper’s Bazaar March subscriber cover of Rihanna cavorting in the mouth of a shark). The septuagenarian is

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  • Eddie Roche | February 9, 2015

    What’s Bringing Jon Bon Jovi To NYFW?

    One thing you can always count on during New York Fashion Week is random celeb appearances around town. This season welcomes Jon Bon Jovi, who brings a bit more gravitas than, say, the star of a CW show: he and Kenneth Cole are putting together “The Common Thread”, an acoustic collection of tunes on February

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  • Zachary Weiss | February 9, 2015

    Galore And Magnises Team Up For NYFW Festivities

    After last season’s duo of debaucherous fashion week festivities, Magnises and Galore are coming together to host one big blowout on February 14th at Up & Down, The Daily has learned exclusively. Rapper Rick Ross held court at the Magnises members-only fête last September in Brooklyn, while Galore packed The Paramount Hotel’s underground venue Queen of The

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  • Zachary Weiss | February 6, 2015

    Cindy Crawford And Fam Debut “Hospital In The Sky” Doc

    Last night Cindy Crawford, OMEGA, and Orbis International debuted a short documentary, entitled Hospital In The Sky, uptown at The New York Historical Society. The brief film chronicles Cindy’s day aboard the Orbis International Flying Eye Hospital in Trujilo, Peru where Orbis brings together eye care professionals and aviators to deliver the gift of sight

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  • Eddie Roche | February 6, 2015

    What Brought Anna Wintour Down South?

    High style goes south! This week, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) founder and president Paula Wallace welcomed Anna Wintour, Annette de la Renta, Erika Bearman, Bryanboy, and a small, chic crowd hit up the first posthumous exhibition of Oscar de la Renta’s work, comprised of 50 sumptuous dresses curated by Andre Leon Talley at

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  • Daniel Chivu | February 6, 2015

    Catch Mercedes-Benz’s NYFW Shows, Livestreaming Right Here!

    We’re just three days away from the flurry of runways that is NYFW, darlings. Be sure to check out our livestream of the catwalks at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week’s plethora of shows at the tents, right here, all week, beginning Thursday morning. See you in the front row!

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  • Peter Davis | February 6, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Dalia’s Diamond-Studded Latest Revival Launch Avec Christie’s

      My totally gorgeous ‘n’ glamorous friend Dalia Oberlander is always dripping in sparkling jewels, which makes sense, as her e-commerce site Latest Revival is all about divine and rare jewelry. The other night in the penthouse of The Standard East, Dalia and a gaggle of girls (and a few guys, like moi) toasted Latest

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 5, 2015

    Rihanna’s Jaw-Dropping New Harper’s Bazaar Cover

    Got a Harper’s Bazaar subscription? You’ll be pretty happy when your March issue arrives in the mail: Rihanna fronts the mag’s spring fashion issue, and while she looks great per usual in her Balmain-clad gilded getup on the newsstand cover, she’s sprawled out in the jaws of a shark (donning a gold Chanel swimsuit, natch) on the subscriber edition.

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  • Eddie Roche | February 5, 2015

    #TBT: Thierry Mugler’s Rarely-Seen George Michael Vid

    By now we’ve all seen George Michael‘s legendary “Too Funky” video from back in the day, but today we’re #TBT for a lesser-seen version of the original director’s cut by Thierry Mugler. It’s been on the YouTube circuit for a bit, but doesn’t get the views it should. All things Thierry Mugler and George Michael from 1992

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