Chic Report

  • The Daily Front Row | April 25, 2013

    Valentino To Be Honored By amfAR

    Another well deserved award! amfAR announced today that Valentino Garavani will be honored with the Award of Inspiration at their 4th Inspiration Gala in New York on June 13th at the Plaza. Under the guidance of amfAR’s late Founding International Chairman Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Valentino founded L.I.F.E., an organization to support people living with HIV/AIDS in Italy.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 25, 2013

    Look of The Daily: Giovanna Battaglia in Chanel

    Zut alors! Last night Chanel hosted the eighth annual Tribeca Film Festival Artists dinner at The Odeon and EVERYONE rolled up in Chanel, which begs the question...how do we even pick The Look of The Daily? We put in a call to Choupette who meowed to us that Giovanna Battaglia is "in it to win it" in a black and white Chanel dress, red clutch, and red haute lipstick....

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 25, 2013

    Beyoncé's Catchy Commercial for H&M

    Is it a commercial posing as a video or a video posing as a commercial? Tomato/Tomatoe. It's Mrs. Carter, y'all. H&M releases their new commercial with Beyoncé featuring her catchy new jam, "Standing On The Sun." Jonas Åkerlund directed the commercial for H&M's Summer collection in the Bahamas in January.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 25, 2013

    Shot Of The Daily: Diane von Furstenberg & Gap Kids

    Hi there, DvF! Last night Diane von Furstenberg celebrated the world premiere of the GapKids + DvF Explorers collection at Gap in Manhattan. It's her second collection of girl's clothes for pint-sized chicettes, ranging from newborns to 14-year-olds, in stores and online today. It's the same staples that the big kids have had for years, from von Furstenberg's iconic wrap dress to brightly printed skinny-fit jeans...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 25, 2013

    Parsons Alums Kicking It At Bloomie's Tonight

    What are you doing tonight? Nothing? Great, now you have plans: Parsons is bringing out a few of its big guns on the designer alum circuit (and, of course, Tim Gunn) for "b the next," a shopping bash at Bloomingdale's UES flagship this eve from 6 to 8 p.m. Pourquoi? To support whippersnapper wannabe designers via the school's Pre-College Scholars Program.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 25, 2013

    Editrix Weddings Encore! Guess The Bride…

    After yesterday's megadose of editrix wedding memories, here's another sweet shot and vignette from the big day of a big mag name. She's very Lucky, with an Elle-ish past. She's like a daughter, sorta, to Anna Wintour. Plus! She's the glossy half of a media power couple...It's Alexis Bryan Morgan! Without further ado, a few words from Alexis on her nuptials. FYI, You might want to have tissue or...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 25, 2013

    The Baldwins, Bachelorette Parties, And More! With Amsale Aberra

    Amsale Aberra whipped up Hilaria Baldwin's frock for the big day, juggles design duties for three chic bridal lines (Amsale, Christos, and Kenneth Pool)...and is a bachelorette party virgin. True story! What was it like working with Hilaria? I miss them so much. I want that wedding to happen over and over and over again. But with the same guy, obviously.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Dear Daily…Nicole Miller's Night Out

    She's not just a designer! Last night Nicole Miller added a new role to her CV and writes in to tell your Daily all about it.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Simple Pleasures: Lunching For Cornelia Guest's New Cruelty-Free Cookbook

    Yesterday Cornelia Guest hosted a luncheon with Quest magazine and Stuart Weitzman to fête her new cookbook, Simple Pleasures. The event was held at the new uptown hotspot, Laurent Torondel's Arlington Club and drew the Upper East Side chic set like Muffie Potter Aston, Alexandra Lind Rose, Susan Duffy, Nicky Hilton and Dani Stahl to name a few.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Selena Gomez Spotted Blowing Bubbles

    Get your niece on line one! Selena Gomez blows bubbles in short shorts in her new campaign for adidas NEO out this week. (NEO is an acronym for new, fresh, and fun and is aiming to court the next generation of adidas devotees.) This is the same brand that also counts a certain Justin Bieber as their spokesperson. Those two just can't get away from each other...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Burberry Hosts Live Concert With Kaiser Chiefs

    Wondering what all that hullabaloo was at Burberry's flagship in London last night? Indie Brit band Kaiser Chiefs rocked out for creative director Christopher Bailey and over 1,000 guests to mark the launch of Live at 121 Regent Street, a series of ticketed events that brings together your favorite coupling, fashion and music.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Shot of The Daily: Lena Dunham, Claire Danes, Hugh Dancy and Pals Share Instagram Pics

    Here's a sign of the times... Last night at Time's 100 Most Influential People in The World gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center some of the influentials in attendance (namely Lena Dunham, Claire Danes, Hugh Dancy, Instagram founder Kevin Systrom and girlfriend Nicole Schuetz) took a little "time" out. These power players had a moment we can all relate to getting distracted by that addictive iPhone screen.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    From The Daily Brides: Fashion's Next Wedding Officiator

    During the whirlwind of New York Bridal Week, The Daily wondered...Who should moonlight as a wedding officiator? Behold the takeaway! Tim Gunn: Joanna Coles. She’s commanding. You wouldn’t question the document you’d leave with! Don O’Neill, Theia: Mara Urshel! She’s made magical weddings for decades at Kleinfeld. Hilary Rhoda: Simon Doonan or Michael Kors.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Karlie Kloss Covers Vogue Japan

    We almost didn't recognize lovely Karlie Kloss on the June (yay!!!) issue of Vogue Japan. America's Sweetheart was shot by Hedi Slimane wearing (wait for it...) Saint Laurent on the cover for their "Boho Romance" issue. Those are some busy coverlines, non?

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Gwyneth Paltrow Is Named The World's Most Beautiful Woman

    Good day for Gwyneth. Mrs. Martin has been appointed the world's most beautiful woman by our friends at People. The special double issue celebrates GP and 152 "fresh faces" on the list including Kerry Washington, Amanda Seyfried, Jane Fonda, Jennifer Lawrence, and P!nk. Paltrow also reveals all her beauty secrets in the issue. In pursuit of being as gorgeous as Paltrow, learning her tricks is a start, folks.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Bauble and Bag Chatter With Designer Heather Henry

    Heather Henry is a Georgia-bred, Texas-based girl with an eye for stones, and an eponymous accessories started solely with baubles and has since grown to include handbags. Intrigued? Henry gave us a peek at her Fall/Winter ’13 collection, which was filled with croc-print minaudieres and marquise-shaped necklaces and rings. We couldn’t get enough of her beautiful baubles. Et vous?

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Seventies Supermod Pat Cleveland's Nuptial Memories

    This totally deserves an aww or two: ‘70s supe Pat Cleveland and hubby Paul Van Ravenstein reflect on how their met and, subsequently, how they married...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Dishing with Downtown Legend Georges Forgeois

    Foodie break! Downtown restaurant legend Georges Forgeois came to New York in 1979 with $500 and a backpack. These days he's the owner of Café Noir, Bar Tabac, Le Singe Vert, Cercle Rouge, and Jules Bistro, his first place celebrating 20 years of feeding Manhattan and live jazz every night. His latest venture, Clarkson on Varick Street, recently opened their doors and the fashion set is flocking to it....

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 23, 2013

    Spotted: Mr. Armani Dines At…Armani Ristorante!

    The delectable fare isn't the only delicious Milanese aspect on the menu at Armani Ristorante. This afternoon, they were serving up Giorgio Armani himself! The food and the crowd were, as usual divine, but Mr. Armani in the flesh certainly spiced things up. While he subtly checked up on the restaurant's operations (as fashion royalty would, of course) the designer held court amidst 22 very handsome Armani-clad all-male specimens....

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 23, 2013

    Magnifique At The Met, Thanks To Harry Winston And The Society of MSKCC

    Another night at the museum! Last evening, New York's haute social set came out in their finest fashions to fête the sixth annual gala for The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, sponsored this year by Harry Winston. The event was held at The Met this year, in the Sackler Wing's Temple of Dendur, with a chic set of co-chairs: Shelley Carr, Julia Koch, and Karen LeFrak. "This year...

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