Chic Report

  • The Daily Front Row | June 6, 2013

    James Franco's Bunny Hop

    Busy beaver James Franco managed to take some time out of his nonstop sched to hop over to the Playboy Club in London to celebrate his art exhibit, "Psycho Nacirema," on view at the Pace Gallery. What does Franco have up his sleeve with this one? The actor reimagines himself in a video installation as Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock's film Pyscho. Random? You betcha! No wonder he needed...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 6, 2013

    Obsessions, Discussed! With Michelle and Mika

    On Tuesday night Milly's Michelle Smith hosted a Grace Outreach event at her store located on Madison and 73rd Street. (By the way, be sure to check out Milly in East Hampton!) The event celebrated Morning Joe’s Mika Brzezinksi’s new book, Obsessed, and brought out Julie Macklowe, Zang Toi, Sharon Bush, and Gillian Miniter. In a nutshell, the compelling read tells the story of the power of friendships among...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 6, 2013

    Correspondence We Actually Received: Cleavage Perfection = Boob Glue®

    We've been waiting for this! One of the more amusing finds in our inbox today was this pitch to tell our dear readers about Boob Glue® and we take our job seriously so with the "holiday season" approaching...Get in on it! (It even works on side boob!)

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 6, 2013

    Grilled Cheese Showdown! Elettra Wiedemann Takes On Seth Meyers

    In the second intallment of Elettra's Goodness, Seth Meyers visits Elettra Wiedemann's kitchen alongside his girlfriend, Alexi, and her brother, Toya to have a showdown to determine who makes the best grilled cheese sandwich. Bring it! We're kindly posting this after lunch in an effort not to tease your summer body. Super cute!

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 5, 2013

    Chic Brides! Erin Fetherston's Tips For The Almost-Hitched

    Designer Erin Fetherston recently married Cobra Starship's Gabe Saporta (good choice!) and writes in with ten nuggets of wisdom that every bride- to-be should know before the big day arrives. Congrats to the gorgeous couple! Take it away, Erin... 1. If you have the budget for it, hire a wedding planner. When the big day comes, they'll help you feel like a guest at your own wedding.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 5, 2013

    Partying At The Plaza For The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards

    A parade of fashionettes showed up at The Plaza last night to celebrate the Gordon Parks Foundation Awards, which celebrates those who have changed the face of photography, music and fashion. And while the chairs included powerhouse names like honorary chair, President Bill Clinton and co-chairs, Karl Lagerfeld and Alicia Keys, the powerhouse trio got tied up ruling their respective fields to show. However, Keys' husband record producer and...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 5, 2013

    Exclusive! Di Mondo Shares His CFDA Awards Memories

    Curious who that vision of splendor in Marlon Gobel was at the CFDA awards on Monday night? Entrepreneur and philanthropist Di Mondo! Not since Harald Glööckler have we been so intrigued with someone. Di Mondo was kind enough to write this enthusiastic piece on his day leading up to the CFDA for our readers! Enjoy every word!

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 5, 2013

    Amy Adams & Henry Cavill Cover Interview

    It's a bird! It's a plane! It's hunk of hunks Henry Cavill on the cover of another magazine. The Superman star has joined his Man of Steel leading lady, Amy Adams (a.k.a Lois Lane) for Interview's June/July issue. Cavill tells Elvis Mitchell: "Getting a role like this is such a wonderful opportunity...I remember looking in the mirror and going, 'I'm Superman.'" He certainly is.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 5, 2013

    It's June Ambrose Day!

    Happiest Birthday to the lovely June Ambrose who turns (redacted) today. We're loving that June was born in the month of June. We suspect this is not a coincidence! The stylist shares her birthday with Suze Orman, Mark Wahlberg, Pete Wentz, Wayne Brady, and Kenny G. She will no doubt ring in her new year looking flawless as always.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 5, 2013

    Lyons, The Wintour (And Steven Kolb)!

    You think a little CFDA Awards night is going to slow us down? Nah! Last night the fashion folk hit Lafayette (Andrew Carmellini's new place) to attend the J.Crew CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund dinner while everybody is still in town. Anna Wintour, Jenna Lyons, and Steven Kolb joined Pamela Love, Erin Beatty, Max Osterweis, Tabitha Simmons, Wes Gordon, Jennifer Meyer, and Mickey Drexler at the new Noho haute spot.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 5, 2013

    Giorgio Armani To Give The Newbies A Little Help

    Giorgio Armani is giving back to the kids. The brand will be hosting Armani/Teatro, the collections of Italy's new gen of designers in Milan. First up? Hot new designer, Andrea Pompilio's presentation of his Spring/Summer 2014 collection. (We featured Pompilio as a name you need to know last June when we met him at Pitti Uomo).

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 4, 2013

    CFDA Afterparties: From The Four Seasons Resto to Westway

    The party rotation was robust apres-CFDA Awards last night: some headed east to the Four Seasons Restaurant to continue celebrating Lifetime Achievement Award winner Vera Wang, others went to the official, Swarovski-sponsored shindig at the Boom Boom Room. The latter skewed a bit younger, and was rife with mods, though there was enough overlap the boldfaced name game would bode redundant. But we simply have to play favorites in...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 4, 2013

    Saucy Alert! Cushnie et Ochs + Karlie Kloss

    You can always count on the Cushnie et Ochs gals, Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs, to add a little scintillation to any event, dress code be damned. Behold last night's Karlie Kloss sandwich, which is so sizzling you'll have to excuse us while we crank up the A.C. and perhaps pop some sunnies on. As for the designer of that slick, glossy, cut downtothere number on Karlie? Cushnie et...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 4, 2013

    Look Of The Daily: Hilary Rhoda in Helmut Lang

    Crisp B&W was Hilary Rhoda's stylish M.O. for the CFDAs, and the angular, piece-y Helmut Lang haltered number got the full sophisticate effect thanks to those rouge lips, glossy center part, and delicately strappy Jimmy Choos. Lest you needed a reminder of how swell a classic look can be...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 4, 2013

    Ellie Kemper's Naeem Khan Dress: Fireworks-Festooned, Breezy In The Back

    Actress Ellie Kemper got frank about that beautifully beaded Naeem Khan number: it's hefty, yes, but allows for a breeze. Hooray! Also: Kemper's love of evening workouts and seaside loathing, discussed. J'adore that dress! Details, please. It's Naeem Khan Fall 2013. It’s so gorgeous! And surprisingly comfortable, because there’s a lot of airflow in the back. But it is heavy.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 4, 2013

    Beach Banter! With Jessica Stam

    Last night, Jessica Stam was canary yellow-clad, punkily-coiffured (inspired by the Met Ball, love?), and ready to discuss fishy matters... Where will we find you on the Fourth of July? My boyfriend’s family usually throws a big party! I’ll probably just be with them in Connecticut. What is your favorite summer activity? You can definitely find me on the beach.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 4, 2013

    Who Wore Sneakers To The CFDA Awards?

    Grace Coddington couldn't decide whether to go for a twilight jog in Central Park or attend the CFDA Awards last night, so she paired her noir kicks with an all-black ensemble (that fiery coif is an accessory in and of itself) and ended up at Lincoln Center. Coddington's always been all about flats, and we're all about comfort being in Vogue, but we highly doubt we'll be seeing sneakers...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 4, 2013

    CFDA Moments: Andy Cohen and Ethan Hawke Hug It Out

    Have you ever seen this much elation on a (oh so very packed) step-and-repeat? Last night's host Andy Cohen and presenter Ethan Hawke (ever the CFDA Awards fixture, non?) look so happy and huggy, their affection is rather infectious. Yay, CFDAs!

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 4, 2013

    Look Of The Daily: Ashley Madekwe In Cushnie et Ochs

    Revenge star, Ashley Madekwe's cut-out aqua Cushnie et Ochs dress was simply arresting at last night's CFDA awards. Perfectly accessorized with pointy white pumps and gold box clutch, the neoprene aqua pencil dress looked stunning against her honey colored skin.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 3, 2013

    Shadow Dancer, Decoded

    The Cinema Society and Blackberry hosted a screening of Magnolia Picture's Shadow Dancer on May 30th at Landmark Sunshine Cinema.

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