Chic Report

  • Sydney Sadick | June 5, 2015

    V and Ford Models Are Hunting For The Next Major Mods

    Attention, aspiring male mods! V and Ford Models are kicking off the annual V Ford Model Search today. The initiative, which started over a decade ago, gives gorgeous guys and girls a shot at a contract with Ford, plus a V shoot. The search is known for finding some of the industry’s biggest male faces, like Matthew Terry. Fun fact: the mod, who won in 2011 and is known

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  • Sydney Sadick | June 5, 2015

    Sporty Chatter With Kate And Oliver Hudson About Men’s Activewear Line, FL2

    Yesterday afternoon, we caught up with sibling duo Kate and Oliver Hudson at the launch of their latest venture, FL2, a men’s activewear line with JustFab. This isn’t Kate’s first foray into designing activewear. The actress, who stunned in a killer crop top and black trousers, launched her women’s active line, Fabletics, in 2013. While male mods decked in

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  • Sydney Sadick | June 5, 2015

    Fatherhood Banter! With Nate Berkus And Jeremiah Brent

    At Wednesday’s Odd Mom Out after party, we caught up with adorable couple Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent. The duo gave us the scoop on fatherhood plus their plans to head out East…  Congrats on your daughter Poppy! Love the name. Jeremiah: Thanks! She’s 10 weeks old. I had this dream when our surrogate was pregnant about a little girl

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | June 4, 2015

    Vestiaire Collective Celebrates Kate Foley As Contrib Fashion Director With A Chic Supper

    That cocktail of unrelenting rain and very chilly temps on Tuesday night didn’t stop Vestiaire Collective’s dinner to toast its recently-anointed contributing fashion director Kate Foley from feeling like a magical, very chic rooftop garden party. The French-born designer resale site brought fashionettes like stylist Johnny Wujek, Athena Calderone, Mia Moretti, DJ Harley Viera Newton, W’s Richie De Sole Webster,

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  • Sydney Sadick | June 3, 2015

    Scott Lipps On His #InstaStyle

    Instagram is full of personalities. Celebs, models, Kevin (Insta’s founder, of course) the Fat Jewish, you name it. For some Instagrammers, there’s a method to their ‘like’-packed madness. Scott Lipps, founder and CEO of One Management (he’s also the drummer for Courtney Love‘s band) is an Instagram aficionado himself. He filled us in over a caffeine boost at his go-to

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 3, 2015

    Your High School Accolades, Discussed!

    We quizzed you at the CFDA Awards about other kinds of awards. Namely, the ones doled out during the teen years. So, darlings, did you win any awards in high school? Lela Rose: “I didn’t. I graduated third in my class…from the bottom!  I think I was voted most likely to succeed…or, ‘It’ll be a surprise

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  • Eddie Roche | June 2, 2015

    How did Vanity Fair’s Jessica Diehl Pull Off Caitlyn Jenner’s Shoot?

    Sure, Caityln Jenner was yesterday’s hot topic due to her epic Vanity Fair cover (aka the best kept secret in media history), but everyone was also wondering: How the hell did the VF fashion team pull that off? “Normally we go to Valentino or Armani, and say we are shooting a cover and ask if they

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  • Paige Reddinger | June 2, 2015

    Steven Kolb On Pre-CFDA Awards Stress And More

    The CFDA’s CEO, Steven Kolb, took a moment out of his very busy night to discuss his stress levels and how he deals (meditation, darlings!), plus his haute new set of wheels…  How stressed do you get before the CFDA Awards?  I pretty much go numb that 48-hour period before it. Today, I went home at 4 p.m.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 2, 2015

    Photo Gallery: The Refinery29 and CFDA Awards After-Party

    If there’s anything the fashion set likes more than an awards show, it’s an awards show after party. The official CFDA Awards soiree after the Trovas were handed out was co-hosted by Refinery29 and was held at (where else?) the Top Of The Standard, which is also where most of the cool kids at the Met Ball

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  • Sydney Sadick | June 2, 2015

    Blogger Spotlight: Heidi Nazarudin of The Ambitionista

    Heidi Nazarudin, a former investment banker and CEO of a Nasdaq-listed company, left her corporate career behind to launch a blog, The Ambitonista. Nazarudin gave us the lowdown on her career change and how her blog has taken shape… Tell us about your blog! The Ambitionista is a fashion and lifestyle blog for working women. I decided to focus on

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 2, 2015

    Chicettes Spill Their Summer Reading Lists

    At last eve’s CFDA Awards, we quizzed our fave fashion folks on their reading lists du season. Put those Amazon orders in ASAP!  Vera Wang: The new book about Upper East Side ladies, Primates of Park Avenue, seems interesting. So maybe that will be my reading for the summer! Betsey Johnson: Well, I’m actually thinking of writing a book.

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 2, 2015

    Redbook Toasts The Hautest Beauty Loot At Its MVP Awards

    The CFDAs weren’t the only awards ticket in town last night—for product junkies, Redbook’s annual MVP Awards was the real showstopper. The glossy toasted this year’s standout beauty loot at the top of the Hearst Tower. One of this year’s judges,  Hoda Kotb, hosted the event, chatting with Redbook’s beauty director, Victoria Kirby. “Who doesn’t

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  • Eddie Roche | June 1, 2015

    At Last! Meet Caitlyn Jenner

    She’s here! Caitlyn Jenner has finally been introduced to the world in a stunning shot by Annie Leibovitz on the cover of Vanity Fair’s July issue. (Kudos to the VF team for basically keeping this the best-kept secret of all time, with leaks only coming out this past Friday.) Jenner was shot by Leibovitz in her Malibu pad, with

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  • Eddie Roche | June 1, 2015

    Meet The Designer of Broadway’s ‘Fun Home’

    Fun Home on Broadway is soooo good that we’ve seen it twice in just a few weeks. The show is nominated for 12 Tony Awards this weekend, with the show’s scenic designer David Zinn up for his work in the musical, and he’s got an additional nom for best costume designer of a play for Airline

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  • Zachary Weiss | June 1, 2015

    A Trip To HSN HQ With Diane Gilman And Kirstie Alley

    HSN super seller Diane Gilman rounded up a crew of New Yorkers to make the pilgrimage to Tampa Bay, Florida, home of the elusive HSN campus, to fete her 21st anniversary with the retail network. In her tenure as HSN’s longest running and top-selling fashion designer, Gilman has sold 6.5 million pairs of jeans to

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  • The Daily Front Row | June 1, 2015

    Feeling Youthful! With Beautique’s Exec Chef, Greg Grossman

    From the pages of The Daily Summer: Beautique is opening up an East End outpost at The Capri in Southampton, with 20-year-old executive chef Greg Grossman in the kitchen. The chef dishes on moving on from Georgica, where he formerly worked, and his plans with his new digs.  Are you of legal drinking age yet? I turned

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | May 29, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 11: trampoLEAN

    Welcome to the latest Fitness Dossier, our weekly endorphin-addled explorations of all those super-chicly branded, sometimes quizzically named boutique fitness haute spots and classes around town. We’re bouncing around this week at trampoLEAN, a class designed by supertrainer Louis Coraggio, which is conducted almost entirely on a fitness trampoline. The crowd includes everyone from Broadway talents

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 29, 2015

    Fashionettes’ Favorite Frozen Treats, Revealed

    Ice cream, anyone? A handful of chicsters dished to The Daily about their go-to noshes found in the freezer aisle… Simon Doonan: “Cold drinks make my stomach hurt. Even on the hottest day, all I really want is a scalding cup of tea. This is what happens when you grow up in the UK.” Donna Karan: “Homemade chocolate sorbet.

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  • Sydney Sadick | May 29, 2015

    Ariana Rockefeller On Her Spring Collection And Her First Met Ball

    The perfect respite from yesterday’s hot and humid temps? A peek at designer Ariana Rockefeller‘s spring/summer designs at The Mark Hotel. Over truffle pizza, rose, and an adorable selection of clothes, Rockefeller gave us the lowdown on her collection… Tell us about the collection! It was inspired by my lifestyle and the fun things I do over the summer.

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  • Zachary Weiss | May 28, 2015

    The NYC Debut Of Indie Flick ‘Results’

    After being chosen in the official selection for the Sundance Film Festival, indie flick Results made its New York debut last night at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema thanks to Women’s Health and FIJI Water. The film’s stars, Guy Pearce, Kevin Corrigan, and Cobie Smulders (she covers this month’s issue of Women’s Health) were all in attendance, along

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