Chic Report

  • The Daily Front Row | March 5, 2013

    Meet Claudine DeSola! The Fairy Godmother of Caravan Stylist Studio

    Ever wonder whom the celebs go to for pre-carpet primping or where the editors get their falsies fixed before the step and repeat? Meet Claudine DeSola, the innovator behind Caravan Stylist Studio. With over 17 years experience in the world of fashion & lifestyle PR, DeSola is now focused on out of the box retail concepts.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 5, 2013

    Chic Recs: Creative Juice

    Wanna get those creative juices flowing? Equinox and Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group have partnered to launch Creative Juice, a healthy café concept for Equinox members and non-members. The cafés opened at the end of the year at Equinox on West 76th St. and Amsterdam and their Broadway and West 50th St. locations. (Seconds from your Daily's HQ, which makes us very happy!) The Creative Juice cafés feature...

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 4, 2013

    Marc Jacobs' Disconnect

    Though Marc Jacobs designing Diet Coke cans and having his own Muscle Marc doll will be hard to beat when it comes to getting our coveted "Raaaaaaaandom" award, he might have outdone himself again. MJ's a thespian now! Jacobs will soon be seen in the new Justin Bateman and Paula Patton flick, Disconnect, and the jam-packed trailer is ready for your eyes.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 4, 2013

    A Very Gucci Baby

    Congratulations to Gucci duo Frida Giannini and Patrizio di Marco, who're newly minted parents. Aw! One week after giving birth to her Fall collection (we had to!) the brand's creative director gave birth to a daughter, Greta on March 2nd, with di Marco, Gucci's CEO. A spokesperson for Gucci confirmed the birth to Vogue UK, telling the mag that "both mother and baby are doing well."

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 4, 2013

    Heidi Klum's Got Talent

    Heidi Klum has confirmed via Twitter that she is indeed joining America's Got Talent as a judge. Klum is teaming up with Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, and Mel B. on the NBC talent show's judges panel. She starts taping in New Orleans, and AGT returns to the boob tube in June. We're into this!

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 4, 2013

    Paris Moments: Town & Country's Ambassadorial Eve!

    Besides all the (must-warranted) fuss over splendor on the runways during Paris Fashion Week, there are shindigs du note happening left and right. On the refined end of the soiree spectrum: last week's Town & Country bash, held at the abode of Ambassador Charles Rivkin and his wife, Susan Tolston. The eve's woman of honor? T&C fashion editor-at-large, Jade Hobson. Carine Roitfeld and Stephen Gan rolled through, as did...

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 4, 2013

    Naomi's Still Numéro One

    "Naomi, it's André! I need a favor..." Naomi Campbell and her loooooong legs appear on the cover of the debut issue of Numéro Russia. Sebastian Kim shot The Face mentor for André Leon Talley's retirement fund project. You like? We're also hearing that ALT's "Life With André" column will be ending in the print edition of Vogue.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 4, 2013

    Matthew Terry's Dark Obsession

    Oh, hi! Calvin Klein has released the ad campaign for their new fragrance, DARK OBSESSION, featuring yummy Matthew Terry. You'll recall Terry from other campaigns for the house including that Calvin Klein underwear commercial that made its debut at the Super Bowl and lives on in taxi TV. The fragrance ad was shot by Dan Jackson and will start running in print and online in April 2013.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 4, 2013

    Shot Of The Daily: Bono and Paul

    Just two music legends sitting together front row in Paris. No big deal. Bono and Paul McCartney sat next to each other front row at the (get this!) Stella McCartney show earlier today. Paul's a fixture when it comes to coming out to support his daughter and was joined by Nicole Richie, Jessica Alba, Twiggy, Natalia Vodianova, Marianne Faithfull (awesome!), and the usual suspects.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 1, 2013

    Sergio Says! Musings From Cosmo (and Beyond…)

    Are your eyes and ears ready for the latest antics and jams Sergio Kletnoy, the right-hand man to Cosmo editrix Joanna Coles, has rustled up this week? Probably not, since they're always ever so slightly too much to handle (in the most awesome way possible!). Ready, set, go! Monday There are four necessities I cannot live without: food, water, air and music.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 1, 2013

    Shot of The Daily: Alber and Cara Rehearse

    Alber Elbaz is hopefully putting his feet up today now that his much-adored Fall '13 collection for Lanvin has graced the runway. It was a different story yesterday, though, when the sneaker wearing designer (comfort on show day!) rehearsed the show with Cara Delevingne at Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts in Paris. We'd save this shot for the scrapbook, Cara! Speaking of...

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 1, 2013

    Photographic Evidence That Lee Radziwill Is As Fab As We Dream

    Last night in Paris, T magazine held a dinner to honor their covergirl and Paree resident Lee Radziwill at Caviar Kaspia. Deborah "please don't call me Debbie" Needleman was joined by Mario Sorrenti, Jessica Stam, Eric Wilson, Suzy Menkes, Christian Louboutin, Kate Lanphear, Patrick Li, Karla Otto, and Bryan Ferry to toast the well-received launch of Needleman's T and the lady of the hour.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 1, 2013

    Trunfio's Triumph

    She’s not just another gorgeous face. Model (and total sweetheart) Nicole Trunfio recently launched her 'Universe Collection' for her Trunfio Jewerly line and invited us to her TriBeCa showroom to show us what she’s been up to in her "spare" time. The verdict? Start that Nicole Trunfio savings account, loves. The native Australian tells us about the bracelets and if her mod days are fini.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 1, 2013

    Marion Cotillard Comes Out To Support The Fam

    It's not Cher, but we still adore. Marion Cotillard attended the Christian Dior show in Paris today and spent some QT front row with her boss, VVVVVIP Sidney Toledano, aka Dior's president. Recent Miss Dior face and everyone's dream best friend Jennifer Lawrence sat this one out. She's in Hawaii enjoying funny-looking cigarettes.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 1, 2013

    Only In Paris, Kids! Only In Paris…

    Typically, we leave the street style shots to others, but we couldn't resist sharing this glorious getup by Russian designer Ulyana Sergeenko on her way to the Dior show. My amour! Way to make a gloomy day in Paris a little brighter.

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 1, 2013

    Duro Olowu, Prints Charming

    Nigerian-born designer Duro Olowu’s business is based in London, but Harlem—where he lives with his wife, Thelma Golden, art-world A-lister and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem—is where his heart is. JCPenney is betting Olowu, a perennial best-seller at Barneys and a regular in Vogue, can go big and has tapped him to kick off its new collaboration series.

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  • The Daily Front Row | February 28, 2013

    Fighting For 'A Place' At The MoMA

    A poignant documentary to add to your must-view list ASAP, a night at the museum, and Jon Stewart avec wife rolling through. Such was the case for last night's Cinema Society, Bank of America, and Food & Wine-sponsored screening of A Place At The Table, featuring Jeff Bridges, an outspoken food policy advocate who launched the End Hunger Network in 1983, and restaurateur extraordinaire Tom Colicchio. The flick delves...

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  • The Daily Front Row | February 28, 2013

    The Elliman Awards Celebrate Real Estate's Most Luxe

    Last night real estate giants Douglas Elliman fêted their top selling agents of 2012 at Cipriani 42nd Street for their annual Elliman Awards. Also being celebrated? The ten year partnership of President and CEO Dottie Herman and Chairman Howard Lorber. If you're looking for some of the chicest (and priciest) square footage in New York, it's likely found under one of their listings.

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  • The Daily Front Row | February 28, 2013

    Gucci Gets Salma Hayek and Beyonce to Chime In

    During the TEDXWomen luncheon today in California, Salma Hayek Pinault announced CHIME FOR CHANGE, a new campaign founded by Gucci, to raise money and awareness for girl's and women's empowerment. The co-founders of the campaign, along with Hayek Pinault, are Gucci's Frida Giannini and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, who also appear in the manifesto film.

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  • The Daily Front Row | February 28, 2013

    Harald Glöckler Has Written A Book With His Dog!

    Is today our lucky day? What a joy to stumble upon Germany's very own Harald Glöckler! The self-dubbed Prince of Fashion was in his hometown of Berlin today to celebrate his latest book, Billy King - Mein Leben mit Harald Gloeoeckler. Harald co-wrote the book with his beloved pup, Billy. How we've missed him! Here are a few gems from our interview with him last year that still make...

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