Chic Report

  • The Daily Front Row | June 10, 2013

    Campaign Watch: Brioni

    If we can indulge you in thinking about winter for just a second...New York artist Collier Schorr shot Brioni's Fall/Winter campaign in Rigi, high above the Swiss lakes, historically known as the Queen of the Mountains. Schoor has some high praise for creative director Brendan Mullane who debuts his first collection for the brand: "When I met Brendan, it was as if a fully-formed genius had arrived on my...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 7, 2013

    An Evening To Get (So) Excited About

    Looking for an equally salacious and hilarious way to spend an hour and a half? Pedro Almodovar is your man, and his latest flick, I'm So Excited! (yes, that was an intentional exclamation point, not just Daily-ese), is your must-see. The Cinema Society hosted a screening of the riotous yet politically mulling film, along with Girard-Perregaux and DeLeón, at Landmark Sunshine Cinemas. The film's castmates Blanca Suarez, Miguel Angel...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 7, 2013

    Sergio Says! Musings From Cosmo (And Beyond…)

    This week, Cosmo's Sergio Kletnoy, right-hand man with the mostest to EIC Joanna Coles, hangs with a Real Housewife, gets moved by a doc that harkens back to Kletnoy's Russian childhood, and, of course, has a plethora of music recs to share...Enjoy! Monday When you bump into Teresa Giudice in your office, do you run far far away, or do you embrace her like an old friend?

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 7, 2013

    Choupette Covers German Vogue WIth Some Other Lady

    Karl Lagerfeld's beloved Choupette and Linda Evangelista grace the cover of German Vogue's July issue, shot by the Kaiser himself. The cover comes fresh off of the recent revelation to CNN that he'd marry the now-famous cat if he could. “You know, there is no marriage yet for human beings and animals. I never thought that I would fall in love like this with a cat.”

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 7, 2013

    You'll Have To Enjoy That Givenchy Couture A Little Longer

    Couture shows? Ain't nobody got time for that. At least Riccardo Tisci doesn't this season. The brand's creative director is once again skipping the Paris Couture shows due to his busy schedule. One bonus of Tisci getting a little more time on his hands is the news that Givenchy will be reviving their wristwatch collection, which was discontinued in 2009. Gotta stay on track of that busy schedule somehow.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 7, 2013

    SJP Walks Into Fashion Again

    Sarah Jessica Parker is partnering with longtime Manolo Blahnik CEO George Malkemus to launch a serious shoe collection that will include bags and a few trenches to be sold exclusively at Nordstrom early next year. “Because I got to play that role (Carrie Bradshaw), I wore a lot of shoes,” Parker tells Vogue. “and by default I learned an enormous amount. It’s hard to”—no pun intended—“walk away from...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 7, 2013

    Marc At The Movies!

    How exciting! Marc Jacobs enjoyed a little popcorn and the company of Rose Byrne at last night's Cinema Society and DeLeon screening of I'm So Excited at Sunshine Landmark Cinemas. Nice to see a tanned and rested-looking MJ giving himself a little break at the movies.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 7, 2013

    Chic Eats! Casadei Hosts A Dinner at Omar's

    Downtown haute spot Omar's is quickly becoming the home away from home for the fashion set (event after event after event is happening there lately) so it was the obvious (and welcome!) choice for Cesare Casadei and Julia Restoin Roitfeld to host an intimate dinner on Wednesday night to celebrate Casadei's Resort collection.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 6, 2013

    Punky Prayers

    Attention, documentary aficionados: last night, The Cinema Society premiered HBO's Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer. Directors Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin worked alongside a slew of celebrity guests to take in the film’s extraordinary and inspiring account. Need a brief recap? The Sundance-praised film tells the unbelievable story of young women seeking change to benefit their country through acts of performance art in Russia. In fact, according to Pozdorovkin,...

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 6, 2013

    Karl Says The Darndest Things

    It's the book we should have written! French publisher Flammarion will be releasing a book of classic Karl Lagerfeld quotes next fall. They didn't work with the Kaiser on the book, but WWD reports that he's happy with the outcome. Let's hope they include one of our favorite gems from last year when he told British Vogue: “Marriage was invented when people died at 30.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 6, 2013

    All The Single Ladies…Linda Evangelista Edition

    Calling all male billionaires! One of your fans is a free agent! Page Six is reporting that Linda Evangelista has broken up with her beau billionaire Peter Morton, of Hard Rock Cafe fame. The couple began dating in 2006 while she was pregnant with billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault's baby. Evangelista's agency, DNA, would not comment on her private life.

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  • 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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