Chic Report

  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 18, 2014

    Condé Nast Traveler Toasts Its November Issue

    Last eve, the globetrotting Condé Nast Traveler crowd hit up Haven’s Kitchen in Chelsea to celebrate the glossy’s November issue with “A Taste of Médoc”-themed bash. The mag’s EIC, Pilar Guzman, and the issue’s cover story star, cookbook author, Médoc resident, and all-around chicette Mimi Thorisson, the mag’s creative director Yolanda Edwards, and recently-minted style director Sarah Meikle were on hand for the shindig. Guests

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  • Eddie Roche | November 17, 2014

    Who The Hell Is Nick Bateman?

      How did model/actor Nick Bateman end up with 1,138,067 followers (and counting!) on Instagram? (More than Cher! Hundreds of thousands more than David Gandy and Barbra Streisand! And not too far behind in followers from Karlie Kloss and Kate Upton) The Daily sat down with this humble Canadian to find out how he’s rocked the social

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  • Peter Davis | November 17, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Crest & Co.’s Luxury Pop-Up, Models Making Art, And Giving Back to NYC

    Luxury junkies can’t stop clicking on Crest & Co., a new online destination devoted to all things chic and very hard to get. The super-curated private shopping site, launched by Nima Abbasi, is having their first pop up shop–open through December 31st at Turnbull & Asser on 57th Street. The pop-up features 14 artisanal luxury

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 17, 2014

    Bon Appétit’s Adam Rapoport On El Colmado Butchery’s Debut, Meat-Buying 101, And More

    Last week, Bon Appétit toasted the arrival of superb chef Seamus Mullen’s newest spot, El Colmado Butchery, in the Meatpacking ‘hood. (You might know Mullen’s talents from his perpetually packed West Village tapas joint, Tertulia, and his Gotham West Market outpost, El Colmado.) During the day, the glossy brought out the likes of Lulu Frost’s

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  • Eddie Roche | November 17, 2014

    Sonia By Sonia Rykiel’s Chic, Stripe-Filled Vid

    Our friends at Sonia By Sonia Rykiel collaborated with Parisian filmmaker Charlotte de Champfleury on a video showing off their stripe-y Fall/Winter collection. The film was shot at the Don Camillo Cabaret rue des Saints Pères in Paris with actress Charlotte Mangel showing off her stripes in the short conveniently called Diva Stripes. de Champfleury was asked to deliver a

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  • Eddie Roche | November 14, 2014

    Barneys New York And Baz Luhrmann Get BAZ DAZZLED

    A little rain couldn’t get in the way of Barneys New York’s holiday window unveiling at their Madison Avenue digs last night. This year, following collaborations with Lady Gaga and Jay-Z in the past, they partnered with director Baz Luhrmann and his designer wife Catherine Martin for ‘BAZ DAZZLED’, a multi-platform initiative that takes traditional holiday themes

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  • Dena Silver | November 14, 2014

    La Perla Celebrates Six Decades With Silk, Lace, And A Soirée

    Last night, La Perla threw a chic soirée with Vogue to celebrate 60 years in the biz, showing that they’ve clearly perfected the recipe for dressing strong women in their lingerie, ready-to-wear, and swimsuits. The luxe lacy things label certainly knows how to fill a room, as they did at Omar’s in the West Village with

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  • Eddie Roche | November 14, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Broderick Hunter

    This week, we meet 6’2″ mod Broderick Hunter, who hails from Fontana, California. You might recognize from fronting for Phillip Plein or appearing in Fantastic Man. What’s his hidden talent? Greatest fear? Guilty pleasure? Come meet Broderick and follow him on Instagram @BroderickHunter. Hometown: Fontana, California Current City: New York City Single/Married/Dating? Single as ever.

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  • Dena Silver | November 14, 2014

    Poppy Delevingne Splashes Into Swimwear With A Solid & Striped Collaboration

    Leave it to Poppy Delevingne to make your upcoming holiday travel a touch chicer. The model put her bikini knowledge to good use via an exclusive collaboration with swim label Solid & Striped, which is now available at Net-A-Porter. Dotted with flamingos and topped off with touches of pink and blue, this collection is bound to make lounging

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 14, 2014

    Why Are Kelly Ripa, Steven Kolb, And Gilles Mendel Getting Sweaty Together On Monday?

    On Monday night, the CFDA’s Steven Kolb, J.Mendel’s Gilles Mendel, Kelly Ripa, Rosie Assoulin, and Mara Hoffman will be donning their finest spandex. Pourquoi? The CFDA is hosting a charity ride at SoulCycle’s West 19th Street outpost in NYC hosted by Ripa to benefit Fashion Targets Breast Cancer at 8:30 p.m. A ride at the sweat mecca’s Beverly Hills location will occur simultaneously (at

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  • Paige Reddinger | November 14, 2014

    Take A Peek At The Teaser For Michael Carl’s The Tie Bar Styling Vid

    Remember when we told you about Michael Carl‘s latest video project for The Tie Bar? We have an exclusive sneak peek of the teaser for the video called “Nice Tie, Bro”. The video shows Michael Carl giving impromptu styling sessions to the city’s working men. So many men still can’t pick out the right tie…or even tie one

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  • Eddie Roche | November 13, 2014

    Calvin Klein’s White Label Enters New Waters

    Twice a year you can always count on Calvin Klein for a jaw dropping transformation of their presentation space and yesterday’s unveiling of their ‘white label’ Spring 2015 was no exception. Male and female mods showed sportswear, outerwear, jeans, and underwear, all while posing along the deck of an indoor swimming pool built just for the event.

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  • Dena Silver | November 13, 2014

    Cartier Toasts La Panthère’s Centennial With Diamond-Studded Cats Galore

    As far as celebrating a century goes, last night’s fête to celebrate 100 years of La Panthère de Cartier was quite a lively one. The iconic feline was first introduced by Louis Cartier, the son of the maison‘s founder, Louis-François Cartier. Ever since that first watch, created with the ferocious cat in mind, the brand has been associated

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 13, 2014

    DL1961′s Creative Director, Sarah Ahmed, On The Brand’s Pop-Up Digital Showroom

    In the market for some new blues, but dreading the prospect of wriggling into pair after pair in the harsh glare of your standard-issue fitting room? DL1961 Premium Denim to the rescue: the brand has set up its Digital Showroom today and tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 14th Street and Ninth Avenue in

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  • Eddie Roche | November 12, 2014

    Misha Nonoo and Swarovski Collective Get Red Hooked

    It’s not every designer who can get editors, socials, and models to trek to Red Hook, Brooklyn on a Tuesday night, but who can resist an invite from Misha Nonoo? Last night, she hosted a dinner with Swarovski Collective to celebrate her collaboration with artist Dustin Yellin on her upcoming Spring 2015 collection, which will be

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  • Zachary Weiss | November 12, 2014

    Channing Tatum And Steve Carrell Hit NYC Premiere Of ‘Foxcatcher’

    Last night, Cinema Society teamed up with DETAILS and Brooks Brothers to bring one of this year’s most anticipated films to New York. The premiere of Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carrell and Channing Tatum, did not disappoint. The entire cast, including Carrell, Tatum, Vanessa Redgrave, and Anthony Michael Hall, all showed to celebrate. Both lead actors transformed thanks

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  • Zachary Weiss | November 12, 2014

    Totally Floored Avec Diane von Furstenberg

    In the market f0r a chic new addition to the abode? Consider a fashionable rug: Rodarte, Jonathan Saunders, and Paul Smith have all designed for The Rug Company, and Diane von Furstenberg has been a longtime member of this rug-designing clique. Last night, DvF debuted another set of animal print designs at the company’s Soho showroom,

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  • Peter Davis | November 12, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Fashion x Art With Jeff Koons, Marc Jacobs, Brian Atwood, Donald Robertson, And More

      Until November 14th, you can buy the book and bid on the drawings that Insta-famous artist Donald Robertson created for shoe guru Brian Atwood, all being sold at Gavel & Grand. All proceeds from the book (in a limited edition of just 200, all printed in Italy) and the art will go to National Multiple

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  • Dena Silver | November 12, 2014

    Swedish Chicster Efva Attling Celebrates Three Years In New York

    Last night, bauble designer to the stars and Swedish celeb Efva Attling had a ball (or two). Literally: she was wearing her iconic Balls necklace and a coordinating ear cuff, to celebrate her boutique’s third year in the Meatpacking district. The shop was stuffed to the brim with jewelry-adoring revelers, who drooled over diamond encrusted chokers, giggled at

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  • The Daily Front Row | November 11, 2014

    Anna Wintour’s Army: Meet Rey-Hanna, Lily, and Lili

    Ever since The Devil Wears Prada was published and eventually turned into a movie, there has been a whole lot of interest in Anna Wintour’s assistants at Vogue. These days, there are three gorgeous gals running the show, and it’s easier than ever to find out all about them thanks to Instagram. Meet Rey-Hanna Vakili, Lily Stav

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