Chic Report

  • hachem | February 15, 2013

    Conair's Style360 Celebrates Maison de LaCour and VOZ

    More runway scoop, coming your way! Maison de LaCour and VOZ showed their Fall '13 collections at the Metropolitan Pavilion for Conair's Style360. Maison de LaCour's tapped into strains of the '90s, a la Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain; meanwhile, VOZ focused on the theme of change through beauty.

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  • hachem | February 15, 2013

    Ladies, But Mostly Gents

    (NEW YORK) What better week than NYFW for the official launch party of Josh Reed's new brand Gents? Actually, the fete was on the calendar for November, but was postponed after falling on the same week as Hurricane Sandy. Ladies and gents at the Gramecy Park Hotel on Wednesday night didn't seem to notice. Joining Zoe Campaign models Melissa Bolona and Chad White welcomed a very "inside baseball"...

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  • hachem | February 14, 2013

    Forever Young! With Martha Stewart

    Martha Stewart hit up pal Dennis Basso's show, so of course we couldn't resist chatting her up... Dennis is celebrating his 30th anniversary. What were you like at 30? Married, a mother, a caterer, hardworking 24/7. It doesn’t change! How do you know him? I’ve known him for years! He’s a man about town, and a character! A talkative character.

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  • hachem | February 14, 2013

    The Daily's Haute Hawkers: A Major Merci!

    Our fashionette favorites provide the dish, joyous tête–à–têtes, and glorious runway moments to fill our glossy pages of The Daily throughout NYFW, but it's our haute slew of hawkers who get all that scoop and cheeky chicness into your hands each season! A huge thank you to our fleet of Daily-dispensing rockstars!

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  • hachem | February 14, 2013

    All About Oscar (Avec Galliano)!

    Le Tout NYC is abuzz over the fruits of Galliano’s stint at Oscar. It’s the beautiful beginning of a power duo! Go, Galliano, Go! Oscar and John working together is a major moment! says Ingrid Sischy: “Two cultures, two legends, one passion: fashion. Outside of the industry, people think it’s dog-eat-dog. But there is a generosity in fashion.

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  • hachem | February 14, 2013

    Camelback! With J. Crew’s Tom Mora

    Wondering where J.Crew's bright, pattern-happy Fall '13 collection got its cues from? Head women's designer Tom Mora dishes on his exotic travels... Any great travels lately? I went to Marrakesh last fall and was so inspired by the intense color palette. What was on the Marrakesh itinerary? We rode on camels, took a desert safari, saw the sunset, and stayed in a tent.

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  • hachem | February 14, 2013

    VF's Best-Dressed: The Daily's Latest Pick!

    Can you beat Cameron Silver? Submit your own look using the hashtag #vfbestdressed on photos you post to Instagram and Twitter or upload photos to vf.com/bestdressed. Cast your vote at VanityFair.com and remember, we’ll be watching!

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  • hachem | February 14, 2013

    Heard at NYFW! A Final Dose of Dish…

    So much to discuss from the final jag of NYFW. Without further ado...André Leon Talley refusing interview requests backstage at shows. A future talk show host keeping his lips zipped? Oxymoron alert!... The apple doesn’t fall far: Vogue’s Virginia Smith is now wearing sunglasses at shows!...Rachel Zoe is coiffing it up!

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  • hachem | February 14, 2013

    Sockless in the City! With Thom Browne

    What's the deal with Thom Browne's sans-socks ways? And has FLOTUS made his name blow up? Let's find out!

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  • hachem | February 14, 2013

    Michael Kors on Musicals and Hectic Manhattan Moments

    First (philanthropic) things first: Michael Kors is paying it forward! His Fall ’13 show hit the Tents yesterday (oh so futuristic, this time around), company sales are booming—now it’s time for the designer to take on world hunger with the U.N.’s World Food Programme. On the docket: A T-shirt with the campaign’s “Watch Hunger Stop” slogan, plus two custom watches, sales from which will benefit the charity. “This is...

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  • hachem | February 13, 2013

    Carine Moves Into Casa Lever (For The Eve)

    At long last, issue deux of Carine Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book tome got its celebratory due, in two parts. First, a gallery gathering for the close of "Merci Mercy," an exhibit co-curated by Roitfeld's son, Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld, followed by a glitzy (later, dance-filled!) whirl at Casa Lever, bringing out the likes of Anna Della Russo, Olivier Theyskens, Riccardo Tisci, Richard Phillips, Ciara, Filipa Fino, and scads of mods. Bonjour,...

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  • hachem | February 13, 2013

    Getting Sweaty With Betsey!

    Betsey Johnson's baaaaaack! She channeled all things aerobics-y in the most eighties, delightfully campy fashion possible for Fall '13... You worked out on the runway. When I was doing my reality show, I realized that I gotta move! I started working out with a trainer, but I realized that I like dancercise more than the treadmill.

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  • hachem | February 13, 2013

    Live Streaming from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    Hey, vid-loving fashionettes: We've got you covered with our super-extensive queue of reviews in The Fix, but check back on the daily for strut-filled action straight from the latest NYFW runways. Does the catwalk get any more vicariously thrilling than that?! Start streaming already!

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  • hachem | February 13, 2013

    Do-Goodery, The NYFW Edition

    Stella McCartney, along with Anna Zegna, Lauren Bush Lauren, and Kiehl’s Chris Salgardo are among the crunchy chic-sters featured in I am Eco-Warrior, a book by Roger Moenks that debuted Tuesday night with a posh party at The Gansevoort. Caring is cool, darlings.

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  • hachem | February 13, 2013

    Getting Physical…With Wes Gordon

    Wes Gordon reflects on his buffest days. Holy biceps! Love the collection! Congratulations on 10 years. You were in our anniversary issue, shirtless in 2003... That’s because I was in the best shape of my life. I wanted that documented.

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  • hachem | February 13, 2013

    VF's Best-Dressed: The Daily's Latest Pick!

    Feeling as polished as Linda Fargo? Submit your own look using the hashtag #vfbestdressed on photos you post to Instagram and Twitter or upload photos to vf.com/bestdressed.

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  • hachem | February 13, 2013

    Emmy Rossum and Viola Davis: Frank Co-Star Moment!

    Discussing co-stars and the body image perils of fashion week at The Cinema Society & Dior Beauty screening of Beautiful Creatures... You have amazing co-stars in this film. Who was the most fun on set? Emmy: Emma Thompson. She finds the comedy in a scene, even when it’s dramatic.

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  • hachem | February 12, 2013

    Creatures of NYFW

    Beautiful creatures, both of the show-fatigued fashion set and far beyond, took a break from the catwalking to hit up the Cinema Society and Dior Beauty screening and bash for Beautiful Creatures. The flick's stars, including Emmy Rossum and Viola Davis, were on hand, though the film's apparent MVP in the fun department was not: Rossum bestowed that compliment on costar Emma Thompson. "She never complained about the heat...

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  • hachem | February 12, 2013

    Past Curfew! With Cindi Leive

    Glamour was feeling feline this NYFW: The mag opened a “Cat Fashion Concept” pop-up in the MePa and hosted a quartet of events inspired by kittens on the runway, in Karl’s home, and beyond. (The pop-up’s hashtag du week: #NoBitches.) Get it? The roster of feline-faced manis! Cat Powers DJing! Chapeaus by Eugenia Kim! A cocktail avec Anne Christensen, Eddie Borgo and Maria Cornejo!

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  • hachem | February 12, 2013

    Ballet Break! With Carine Roitfeld

    Carine’s sophomore issue of CR Fashion Book drops stateside on February 28, (circ’s up from 50K to 65K, BTW). To mark the occasion, Roitfeld will be hobnobbing with a small coterie of V.I.C.s at a top-secret Park Ave. resto this eve. Are you invited? Also! As for the dance-themed issue? It's positively gorgeous; behold this exclusive peek at the "Waiting In The Wings" spread.

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