Chic Report

  • The Daily Front Row | March 13, 2013

    Lucky Horse Lands Coveted Chanel Campaign

    Giddyup! A lucky horse appears opposite British mod and "It" gal Alice Dellal and Jake Davies in Chanel's Spring 2013 Boy Handbag campaign. Karl Lagerfeld shot the black and white image for the collection available in different materials including calfskin and lambskin. As part of his contract the unnamed horse was assured his family would be spared becoming a handbag.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 13, 2013

    Look Of The Daily: Giovanna Battaglia in Dior

    We could probably get away with awarding Giovanna Battaglia our coveted "Look of The Daily" every day because she always looks flawless. Last night was no exception when she attended the Dior and Bergdorf Goodman dinner at The Four Seasons Restaurant celebrating Raf Simon's debut Pret-a-Porter collection wearing Dior and looked fab, per usual. Battaglia puts the chi in chic.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 13, 2013

    A Meaty Idea

    Diane von Furstenberg and Andrew Rosen are hosting a fundraiser on March 18th to benefit the Meatpacking District Improvement Association. The MePa duo will be on hand to host the first annual Open Market at Highline Stages with music (tunes from the Misshapes, JD Samson and Nancy), food from the hood's best restaurants, cocktails and shopping.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 13, 2013

    A Decade's Worth of Telling The Daily What You Ate!

    Think fashion people never eat? Certainly not the case, from what we’ve been told over our past decade of Daily-ing! From designers to models to editors, food is perhaps the most universal topic on everyone’s minds (and lips). Read further to get a taste of the edible banter we've heard from the runway frontlines.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 12, 2013

    Political Party!

    "I've done a lot of movies here, and I've never seen it this crowded!" said Cinema Society founder Andrew Saffir at the New York premiere of Olympus Has Fallen, co-hosted by Roger Dubuis, Grey Goose, and The Cinema Society. By 8:30 p.m., the film cognoscenti had filled the Tribeca Grand screening room to the brim, piling out onto aisles or taking last-minute perches on the stairwell.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 12, 2013

    MADE in Manhattan

    Monday was the new Saturday last night at Milk Studio's penthouse when MADE Fashion Week and Macy's hosted the launch of a new collection, "MADE Fashion Week for Impulse." Special guests Angel Haze and The Dough Rollers performed for a very NYFW crowd including Coco Rocha, Hilary Rhoda, Hannah Bronfman, Robert Tagliapietra, Jeffrey Costello, Zanna Roberts Rassi

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 12, 2013

    Take My Picture

    Garage mag's Dasha Zhukova has put together a short film, TAKE MY PICTURE, about those wacky street style stars who keep popping up at fashion weeks around the world. (We assume you've noticed...) The film examines the phenomenon, with editors and the street stars themselves weighing in on this critical issue. Tim Blanks doesn't hold back, and we concur with most of his thoughts. Two snaps up!

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 12, 2013

    Chic History Class: Brush Up On Your Chanel History

    J'adore! Chanel has released a preview of their new digital film, The Jacket, which launches tomorrow on their website. The short films trace the history of Gabrielle Chanel and the creations that forged the house of Chanel. How was the iconic Chanel jacket created and how did Karl Lagerfeld reinvent it? Sit back and learn...

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 12, 2013

    Remember Travis Fimmel?

    Remember former Calvin Klein model Travis Fimmel? Who could forget! These days the Aussie native is getting praise for his breakout role in the History Channel's Vikings. How's the hottie holding up? Click HERE to see how the artist formerly known as Tarzan is looking, more than a decade after his days as the hot young thang.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 12, 2013

    Marc Jacobs: The More We Know…

    Marc Jacobs had a press conference in London yesterday to discuss his gig as the creative director of Diet Coke (we still love typing that as much as we hope you enjoy reading it) and more fun facts were revealed about MJ by The Telegraph! 1. He's OK with turning 50 in April. "My midlife crisis has been going on for 20 years;

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 12, 2013

    Correspondence We Actually Received: The Kardashian Vampire Facelift Expert

    It's been ages since we've posted an e-mail that amused us so that we had to share with our dear readers. (This is not for lack of receiving these types of correspondence!) One publicist caught our attention with this little diddy to be filed in the "thanks, but no thanks" section of our InBox. "Kim Kardashian recently revealed her love of Vampire Facelifts and/or Facials on a recent episode...

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 12, 2013

    Olivia Wilde Covers Marie Claire

    The stunning Olivia Wilde (a fave in this neck of the woods) covers the April issue of Marie Claire. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone star talks about her fiancé, SNL's Jason Sudeikis, and girlfriend is whipped! "I felt like fresh meat at the market," she recalls about their first date. "I thought, ‘I’m not beautiful enough or his type.' I couldn’t wait to sit down and hear him talk. On...

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 11, 2013

    Discuss: Blake Lively's Marios Schwab Mini

    Blake Lively turned out in this brief-hemmed, shiny-breasted bordeaux Marios Schwab number for the New York premiere of The Croods, which stars that recently-minted hubby, Ryan Reynolds. In a nutshell? Demure and a bit sci-fi on top (hello, high square neckline and massive plastic-y panel where Lively's usual display of decolletage would be!)

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 11, 2013

    SXSW: Chic Happenings Galore!

    Where do Fashion and music collide at this year’s South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas? Look no further for your dose of this week’s conferences, concerts, and parties of chic note. From intimate Q&As Billy Reid and John Varvatos to bashes thrown by chaussure brands of note, we’ve got your SXSW social bases covered.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 11, 2013

    Rihanna Ramps Up For Her World Tour: Hello, Riccardo!

    The fashion news du jour is all about Rihanna's Riccardo Tisci-designed Givenchy couture looks for her Diamonds world tour, which kicked off last night in Buffalo, New York. Her opening look was a floor-length ruffled silk black cape with thigh high B&W boots. Sketches reveal upcoming looks, like a golden bullet-emblazoned black hooded parka with embroidered Swarovski elements

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 11, 2013

    Isabel Marant's Wedged Woes

    Isabel Marant has long been a cult fave among the street style-saavy set, but business is booming and her strain of laidback cool has long gone mainstream. Case in point? Those wedge sneakers that are popping up all over the streets: They might not all be Marant's, but they're certainly all Marant-inspired. And she's not exactly happy about it, according to The Telegraph

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 11, 2013

    Quote of The Daily: Edun Menswear Designer Ricky Hendry On Bono

    How did Edun menswear designer Ricky Hendry's first meeting go with Bono? It went a little something like this: "I was starstruck!" Hendry told The Daily. "It was during a fitting backstage in his rehearsal studio. Bono saw me, dropped his pants, and said, ‘You want to measure the inside of my leg?’" That's how you get things done, people.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 11, 2013

    Lynn Yaeger On Daunting Run-Ins

    Guess what we found hiding in our archives? A little tête-à-tête with the Yaegermeister about the woman who flabbergasts her time and time again. It's okay, love. It happens to the best of us. Who intimidates you? Patti Smith, who I idolize and see out every once in a while. Everything I think to say is idiotic, so I just stare.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 8, 2013

    Tech Talks: When Fashion and Technology Collide

    We may catch some of you tweeting at the Tents and Instagramming runway looks from the front row, but how technologically savvy is the rest of the fash set? Over the past decade of Daily-ing, we asked, you shared! Without further ado, an anniversary-apropos collection of your tech (il)literate gems over the past 10 years...

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 8, 2013

    Tina Turner Snags A Vogue Cover

    This is simply the best! 73-year-old Tina Turner graces Vogue Germany's April issue wearing (what else?) Armani. The image was shot by Stefan Indlekofer and Claudia Knoepfel and styled by Nicola Knels. Watch out for the highly-anticipated issue to hit newsstands on March 13. Joie!

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