Chic Report

  • The Daily Front Row | May 6, 2013

    Valentino Tells Us How He Really Feels About The Met Ball Theme

    We caught up with Valentino Garavani at a screening of Gatsby at the MoMA hosted by Quintessentially Lifestyle, where he was very candid about his thoughts on tonight's Met Gala punk theme."I'm not so crazy about the fashion for tomorrow night," said Garavani.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 6, 2013

    First Look: Robert Risko's "Drawn To Fashion" In V Mag

    Few things give us greater pleasure than artists illustrating iconic designers and, thus, make them seem larger than life. Legendary illustrator Robert Risko has sketched Ralph Lauren, Donatella Versace, Karl Lagerfeld, and Giorgio Armani for "Drawn To Fashion," a feature in the latest edition of V Magazine, featuring Miley Cyrus on the cover. We want more!

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 6, 2013

    Real Talk With Caroline Manzo

    Caroline Manzo, author? It's true! The Real Housewives Of New Jersey regular has written a book, Let Me Tell You Something, that's out now. We caught up with the lovely lady before she signed copies at the C. Wonder store at the Time Warner Center for some real talk...What was the most challenging thing about writing a book?

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 6, 2013

    There Is So Much Going On Here

    This shot is telling a lot of stories. Lorenzo Martone, Giovanna Battaglia, Harry Brant, Arden Wohl, and Peter Brant Jr. huddled up for a group shot on Saturday night at the Dolce & Gabbana flagship opening on 5th Avenue over the weekend and many things occurred. Watermelon moustache? Check! Tender embrace? Yup! Hysterical Brazilian hunk? You got it.

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 6, 2013

    Net-A-Porter Throws A Weekend Bash

    With everybody in town for the Met Ball tonight, boys and girls spent the weekend warming up with fashion bashes all over town. Net-A-Porter threw a cocktail party on Saturday night at new Village haute spot Omar's that brought out Karolina Kurkova, Prabal Gurung, Natalie Massenet, Olivier Rousteing, Miranda Kerr, Lucy Yeomans, Stacey Bendet...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 6, 2013

    Winona Ryder Covers Interview

    Winona Ryder covers the May issue of Interview and continues this spring's trend of putting your finger on your mouth during photo shoots. Ryder opens up about her early days in the biz and a casting director once telling her that she wasn't going to make it. “Listen, kid. You should not be an actress," she recounts. "You are not pretty enough. You should go back to wherever you...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 6, 2013

    Shot of The Daily: Gisele Bundchen and The D&G Boys

    Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce spent a little time in the big apple over the weekend at the opening of the Dolce & Gabbana store on 5th Avenue. The boys were joined by their old chum Gisele Bundchen and some impressive boldfaced names including Kylie Minogue, Chloë Sevigny, Garrett Neff, Carine Roitfeld, Spike Lee, Anne V, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. Welcome to the neighborhood, fellas!

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Learning 'What Maisie Knew' With Julianne Moore (And More!)

    Need a reminder to appreciate your parents? Go see What Maisie Knew, a filmic adaptation of the Henry James novel penned in the 1890s out in NYC theaters today, which was shown at a Cinema Society, Tod's, and GQ screening at Landmark Sunshine Cinemas last night. Set in privileged, loft-laden environs in downtown Manhattan, the flick, directed by David Siegel and Scott McGehee, depicts a pretty awful (read: self-absorbed,...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Barneys' Big Bash For The New Roy Lichtenstein Limited Edition Collection

    The party was poppin' at Barneys last night! The luxury retailer unveiled their Roy Lichtenstein and Barneys limited edition collection in collaboration with the Art Production Fund. Thanks to the partnership of the late pop-artist's wife, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Barneys created a series of exclusive products that includes everything from beach towels and frisbees to tablewear inspired by the artist's famous paintings.

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  • 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

    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

    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

    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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