Chic Report

  • Paige Reddinger | July 30, 2015

    A Peace Treaty And W Hotels Announce An Exclusive Collaboration

    CFDA {Fashion Incubator} label A Peace Treaty has announced a special collaboration for the W Hotels of Chicago (both Lakeshore and City Center). Dana Arbib, creative director and designer of A Peace Treaty, designed a chic handmade silk robe that will be carried exclusively in the hotels just in time for Lollapalooza. The robe’s rounded design

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | July 30, 2015

    An Instagram History of Margiela

    Margiela has seen its fair share of change this past year, as the once anonymous head designer was replaced with an industry icon when John Galliano took over. And his first rule of business was to overhaul the brand’s name Maison Martin Margiela, rechristening the label to simply Maison Margiela. Nostalgia must have gotten the best of

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  • Eddie Roche | July 29, 2015

    Karlie Kloss and DvF Go 007 For Fall

    Two powerful women unite when Karlie Kloss stars in the new Diane von Furstenberg Fall campaign, which launches August 3rd on DVF.com. Peter Lindbergh shot Karlie with the new DVF Secret Agent handbag, which is the first time they’ve shown an accessory as a centerpiece in a campaign. “The DVF Secret Agent bag, and the

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  • Eddie Roche | July 29, 2015

    Calvin Klein Jeans and Tinder Hook Up

    Calvin Klein Jeans released images of their of the moment (and inclusive!) Fall 2015 ad campaign, which shows a series of ridiculously good looking couples who are about to get busy, if their messages are any indication. According to a release from Calvin, it’s “an innovative sociological experiment turned fashion campaign, the visuals provide an

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  • The Daily Front Row | July 28, 2015

    What’s “Technical Luxury Apparel?”

    Missing your cashmere in the dog days of summer? Shannon Wilson, co-founder of the newbie brand Kit and Ace, fills us in on an inventive new category in fashion that takes cashmere to 2015. Always wanted to be able to throw your cashmere sweater in the washing machine? The time has come. (OK, OK, a few

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  • Eddie Roche | July 28, 2015

    Justin Timberlake To Be Honored For His Contribution To Fashion

    Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars gala is bringing in a heavyweight this year with Justin Timberlake set to receive the Lord & Taylor Fashion Oracle Award at their show on October 22nd. The singer and his pal Trace Ayala are the founders of American clothing line William Rast, best known for their premium jeans.

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  • Eddie Roche | July 27, 2015

    It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Daria Werbowy!!!!!!

    You’ve got to keep it fresh these days and Porter was not playing around in their Fall issue where they got Daria Werbowy to climb a telephone pole in an editorial called True Grit. (Please comment away if you can think of another major model climbing a telephone pole for a story. We’re drawing a blank.)

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  • Eddie Roche | July 27, 2015

    Calvin Harris & Emporio Armani Own The Internet Today

    Emporio Armani continues their relationship with Calvin Harris and his body with the DJ, producer and Taylor Swift beau appearing in their just released Fall/Winter 2015/16 campaign for it’s men’s fashion, eyewear, watch, and in case you didn’t notice, underwear line. Lachlan Bailey shot Harris in black and white in Brooklyn for the campaign, which is set

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  • Sydney Sadick | July 27, 2015

    Blogger Spotlight! Rumi Neely of Fashion Toast

    A force in the blogosphere since 2008, Rumi Neely, founder of Fashion Toast, is a resident name we can’t get enough of. On top of her blog’s success, the Cali-based style influencer has launched her own clothing line, Are You Am I (if you say it out loud, it spells Rumi–clever, non?). She gives us the scoop on

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  • Eddie Roche | July 24, 2015

    Lady Gaga and Naomi Campbell To Duet?

    Another acting gig has come along for Naomi Campbell, who is joining the cast of American Horror Story: Hotel, according to TVLine.com. She’ll be appearing in a multi-episode arc playing a fashion editor who pays the price for her critiques. Campbell had a recurring role on Fox’s first season of Empire earlier this year and appeared

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  • The Daily Front Row | July 24, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 21: Flywheel

    Ready for the latest installment of our Fitness Dossiers, those endorphin-addled explorations of all those super-chicly branded, sometimes quizzically named boutique fitness haute spots around town? We’re paying attention to our torq and also heading to the barre at Flywheel, which also offers Flybarre classes at select locations. Master instructor and VP of recruiting, Kate Hickl, took us

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  • Sydney Sadick | July 23, 2015

    The Daily’s Instagram Faves

    If you’re as Instagram-obsessed as we are, then you surely have a list of favorite people you stalk follow on the uber-addictive social platform. But how about adding some new additions to your daily (or maybe hourly) dose of photo viewing? To give you a little taste of what we’re loving right now, the staff at your Daily brings

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  • Eddie Roche | July 23, 2015

    Bono’s Vision of Love

    Bono is continuing to do the work of, well, Bono with his latest good deed announced today. The U2 singer is partnering with eyewear brand Revo to help prevent vision impairment and blindness in more than 5 million people by 2020. (There you thought donating last year’s Chanel to charity was a real big deal.) The initiative,

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  • Eddie Roche | July 22, 2015

    Michael Kors and Kate Hudson Team Up For A Cause

      Never a quiet moment over at Michael Kors… Today the brand announced that they’ll be teaming up with Kate Hudson on an upcoming project to help fight hunger. In October, they’ll be launching two limited-edition styles of the Bradshaw watch as part of the Watch Hunger Stop campaign. Every sale of one these styles,

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  • The Daily Front Row | July 22, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 20: KORE

    Ready for the latest installment of our Fitness Dossiers, those endorphin-addled explorations of all those super-chicly branded, sometimes quizzically named boutique fitness haute spots around town? This week is all about HIIT, at Meatpacking studio KORE. Founder and CEO Jessica Bolbach gave us the skinny… BY ALEXANDRA ILYASHOV KORE in three words:  HIIT meets club! KORE mantra:

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  • Sydney Sadick | July 20, 2015

    Blogger Spotlight! Emily Schuman of Cupcakes and Cashmere

    Emily Schuman, the founder and creative force behind the lifestyle blog Cupcakes and Cashmere, can now also call herself a designer. On top of being the author of two best-selling books, landing impressive collabs since starting her blog in ’08 (Club Monaco was a big one), and being a new mom, the Cali-native just launched a clothing line exclusively at Nordstrom and Shopbop with

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  • Sydney Sadick | July 20, 2015

    Isabel Marant On Hopes, Fears & Secret Vices With T Magazine

    T: The New York Times Style Magazine recently launched “Artful Questionnaire,” a Q&A-style series that features notables from the worlds of fashion, art and entertainment who dish on their favorite things, dark secrets, and how they see themselves and the world around them. The latest to spill to the mag? Isabel Marant, who drew the portrait of herself

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  • Eddie Roche | July 17, 2015

    Luis Fernandez’s Craft Atlantic Stays True Blue

    One of our fave Spring 2016 men’s collections was by Craft Atlantic, who gave us 50 shades of blue at their presentation at Hotel Americano. We asked creative director, Luis Fernandez, who returned to the fashion week calendar for the first time in 3 years, to fill us in.  Launched: 2014 Known for: “Craft Atlantic tells

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  • Eddie Roche | July 17, 2015

    Lucio Castro’s Spring 2016 Collection

    Lucio Castro is entering his ninth season at his namesake label and showed his Spring 2016 looks yesterday at Skylight with muse Alan Cumming in attendance. He tells The Daily what was behind the collection and where he’ll be escaping to for a holiday soon.  Launched: 2011 Retailers: “Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Ave, Ron Herman, American

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  • The Daily Front Row | July 17, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 19: FLEX Studios

    Ready for the latest installment of our Fitness Dossiers, those endorphin-addled explorations of all those super-chicly branded, sometimes quizzically named boutique fitness haute spots around town? Seriously souped-up pilates is on the menu this time around—we headed to FLEX Studios, which has a proprietary FLEXformer (it’s like a Megaformer, if you’re familiar, and it melds two classic

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