Chic Report

  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    This and That! Your Chic Cheat Sheet

    It's the end of another week and we're back with our second edition of "This and That." A few morsels for you to chew on before the weekend... The Daily Summer, your delicious guide to the Hamptons and beyond, returns on Memorial Day weekend and we've nabbed uber-stylist Mary Alice Stephenson to style our cover girl, who we'll be revealing soon. Hint: She happens to be one of the...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Lighthouse International's "A Posh Affair" Gala Celebrates Four Decades

    Lighthouse International's "A Posh Affair" gala celebrated 40 years of fashion philanthropy last night with host Robert Verdi. The retail event featured designs from the likes of Chanel, Chloe, Dolce & Gabbana and Prada to Jimmy Choo, Judith Leiber, Gucci and Stella McCartney, to name just a few. Among those that were honored at the gala were philanthropist and fashion designer, Lorry Newhouse; founder and CEO of The RealReal,...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Exclusive! Punky Brewster Reveals Her Met Ball Look

    Nobody's more punk than Punky Brewster, so we pulled a few strings and got a sneak peek at her Met Ball look for Monday's opening of "Punk: Chaos to Couture". Lovely, non? Brewster is breaking all the punk rules and going for a formal look in a vintage Dior Couture gown that was first red carpeted by another childhood star, Ashley Olsen, at the Met's 2011 McQueen opening.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Sergio Says! Musings From Cosmo (and Beyond…)

    Music makes Sergio Kletnoy's world go 'round, and the Cosmo gatekeeper to EIC Joanna Coles has had a week positively packed with audio gems. Whip out those earphones, darlings, and get listening! Monday After work I dashed over to Brooklyn Diner with my friend and Bieber’s publicist Melissa. Over mouth-watering chicken noodle soup (for her), almost as good as my mom’s borscht (for moi) and lobster grilled cheese

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Things To Discuss: Courtney Love Rocks On

    Courtney Love made quite the fashion statement in vintage Mrs. Roper last night at Interview mag's opening of "Lost Then Found" in the MePa. Court joined Ally Hilfiger, Tom English, Jeisa Chiminazzo, Serena Guen, and Hester Sunshine in viewing never-before-seen portraits of Andy Warhol by Steve Wood.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Amanda Seyfried's Givenchy Ad Suddenly Appears

    It's the moment we've all been waiting for...Earlier this week it was announced that Amanda Seyfried would replace Liv Tyler as the face of Givenchy's Very Irresistible fragrance. Now those sneaky internet kids have unearthed the first shot of the actress in the campaign that doesn't officially hit fashion tomes until October. Doesn't this leak (we think) seem extremely premature?

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    FIT Shows Us The Future of Fashion

    Just when your eyes could use a bit of runway action, FIT's annual The Future of Fashion show at their school in Chelsea comes along to show off the best of the best of their graduating class. On Wednesday evening, established designers such as Lisa Perry, Dennis Basso, and Rag & Bone's David Neville sat front row for a chance to watch the biz's future superstars put 90 looks...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Captain Vivienne Westwood

    Attention, passengers! Dame Vivienne Westwood is redesigning Virgin Atlantic's red uniforms for their 7,500 employees next year. The uniforms will be made using recycled materials such as polyester yarn that originated from plastic bottles and canvas from reused roadside banners and leather off-cuts.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Dee Ocleppo's "Moms 4 Moms" Luncheon Fêtes Mothers Of Autistic Children

    Dee Ocleppo, designer, former model, wife of Tommy Hilfiger and mother to four-year-old, Sebastian Thomas Hilfiger, hosted a luncheon on Wednesday to celebrate mothers of autistic children along with Autism Speaks at their Mother's Day "Mom's 4 Mom's" event held at The Lambs Club in New York City.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Cara Delevingne Covers Miss Vogue's First Edition

    Can you hear us, Cara? Girl of the moment Cara Delevingne becomes the answer to trivia questions eternally as the inaugural covergal of the UK's Miss Vogue. That's the British version of Teen Vogue that comes out across the pond on May 6th.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    Dancing The Night Away: The Stephen Petronio Company Spring Gala

    It was a moving evening last night at the premiere of lauded choreographer, dancer, and artistic director, Stephen Petronio's world premiere of his modern dance performance, Like Lazarus Did. Petronio is the art darling of the modern dance world and often collaborates with artists like Cindy Sherman, Anish Kapoor, and Donald Baechler as well as fashion designers like Rachel Roy, Adam Kimmel, Benjamin Cho, and Tara Subkoff.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    UNIQLO Puts Fall On Our Mind For A Minute

    Spring fever? That's soooo last week. Let's give Fall some love for a moment. UNIQLO's design director and art director, Naoki Takizawa, gave a preview of their new Fall/Winter line, LifeWear, to editors and bloggers including Eric Wilson, Kate Lanphear, Bryanboy, and David Thielebeule yesterday at Industria Studios.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    The Whitney Goes Postal

    A crowd of arty types, a handful of editors, and one Olivia Wilde numbered a grand at last night's annual Whitney Art Party, hosted by the art museum's youthful, hip set, aka Whitney Contemporaries. The locale was that sorta-subterranean Skylight at Moynihan Station space under the city's main post office. And how much did the Museum rake in from its young, hip set of supporters and their pals (dressed,...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    Tommy Hilfiger Celebrates Its Soho Revamp With Details Mag

    Tommy Hilfiger got a face lift! The Tommy Hilfiger Soho store, that is. Last night Tommy Hilfiger and Details magazine through a bash to celebrate the new store redesign, whose nautical theme of decorative sterns and sailboat replicas along with tequila cocktails provided by La Esquina had everyone in a summery mood.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    Anna Wintour and ALT Reunite!

    Gatsby is bringing the world together! Last night at the premiere of The Great Gatsby in Manhattan we were thrilled to see a reunion of besties Anna Wintour and André Leon Talley on the red carpet. Just like the old days. Look real closely and check out ALT's monogrammed boots. Could those possibly be UGGS?

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    The Standard Plaza Returns

    After the longest winter in recent memory, more signs of spring truly being here are heading our way. Like what? Well, André Balazs has announced the return of The Standard Plaza café. The outdoor seasonal eatery is situated at sidewalk level outside The Standard, right next to the High Line, will unveil a new pizza-themed concept this year.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    Shot of The Daily: Katy Perry and Vera Wang

    Katy Perry is all over town this week catching Kinky Boots on Broadway, hitting the Prada store to celebrate The Great Gatsby, and saluting Vera Wang. The busy gal presented Vera with an honor at the seventh Delete Blood Cancer DKMS Gala at Cipriani Wall Street, for her promotion of the charities 'Share The Love' campaign that encourages people to get swabbed and register as bone barrow donors.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    bar III: This is #MyReality

    bar III has put together a just released film featuring some of the most relevant influencers on the block these days. Set to a catchy jam, the short shot by Jake Davis features Hannah Bronfman, Langley Fox Hemingway, Brendan Fallis, Sean Sullivan, and Chiara Ferrangi doing their thang at spots like NYFW, Puerto Rico, Marfa, and Coachella, to name a few locales. This is their reality.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    Chicaholic: Speakeasy Moderne

    Your Daily Chicaholic has returned! Since Spring has officially sprung, we've reemerged on the scene faster than you can say, "where's the rosé?" Our first stop was at Speakeasy Moderne, an ensemble performance of singers, dancers (Amber’s our fave!), and pure entertainers serving up a mix of Jazz Age Manhattan, vaudeville, cabaret, and just a touch of burlesque.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    SCENE Mag's Very Daily Moment

    Well, we're tickled pink—our favorite color!—by what the folks over at SCENE had to say about The Daily and our founder, Brandusa Niro, in their May issue. A big merci or three to the New York Observer-produced mag's EIC (and Daily alum!) Peter Davis for all the love. Check out the full article for plenty of dish from The Daily's decade of entertaining fashionettes, plus lots of fun bon...

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