Chic Report

  • Eddie Roche | April 6, 2015

    Condé Nast Traveler’s Growth Spurt

    The winning streak continues for Condé Nast Traveler, who have just announced that the title will be two inches bigger when their September issue hits stands later this year. Over the weekend The New York Times paid special attention to their growth in a story titled ‘Condé Nast Traveler Grows Voluptuous in Lean Times,’ which focused in

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  • Eddie Roche | April 6, 2015

    Sia Reveals Recent Regret To Interview

    Sia covers the April issue of Interview and continues her decision to not show her face in a shot by Gregory Harris. Inside, Kristen Wiig interviews the singer who stands by her decision to keep a low profile, albeit with one recent regret. ‘You know, I made a mistake,” Sia says. “I went to parties

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  • Eddie Roche | April 6, 2015

    Everybody Came Out For RJ King

    RJ King (no stranger to a good time) celebrated his birthday over the weekend with a party hosted by Toni Garrn and Tommy Saleh at Subrosa in the Meat Packing District. BFA’s photog Ben Rosser was on hand to capture the festivities, with Julia Hafstrom, Leigh Lezark, Steven Rojas, Saville Dorfman, Scout Willis, Niki M’Nray, Morgan

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  • Dena Silver | April 6, 2015

    Cosmopolitan Celebrates Half A Century With Madonna

    Cosmopolitan is turning the big 5-0 this year and to commemorate all those years of racy sex tips and stories of women’s empowerment, they’re turning back the clock a bit. They’ve tapped Madonna as the cover girl for May 2015 and the nostalgia couldn’t be any more obvious: Madge also graced the glossy’s cover 25 years ago, shot

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | April 6, 2015

    A Timely Moment With…Chef Marcus Samuelsson

    We recently caught up with stylish chef Marcus Samuelsson of Harlem hotspot Red Rooster (plus the newly-opened Streetbird) at Tiffany & Co.’s classic Fifth Avenue flagship the CT60 watch collection launch. The Swedish-bred, Ethiopian born chef filled us in his own timeliness, plus what he really thinks when you walk in late for that resy…

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  • Eddie Roche | April 3, 2015

    Anna Wintour Honors Andrew Bolton

    Last night, one Brit honored another at The Mandarin Oriental when Anna Wintour presented her friend Andrew Bolton, the curator of The Costume Institute at The Mey and beau of Thom Browne, with the Vilcek prize in fashion at the 10th annual Vilcek Foundation awards dinner.  The prizes are awarded annually to immigrants who have

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  • Eddie Roche | April 3, 2015

    The Center Of It All

    Weekly visits to Cipriani Wall Street have returned now that benefit season is officially in full swing, and last night’s Center Dinner set the bar high. The annual event is to raise funds (an impressive $1 million, to be exact) for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center in the West Village. (Full disclosure:

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | April 3, 2015

    Working It Out With SELF’s Joyce Chang

    We recently sweated it out with Joyce Chang, SELF‘s editor-in-chief, with a dance cardio session at Bari Studio in Tribeca, followed by a chat at the Juice Press (Aloe Water for Chang and some sort of very green concoction called Mother Earth for us). A private class with the EIC of the chicest fitness title around, taught

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  • Peter Davis | April 3, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Save the Rhinos!

    When I went on safari in South Africa with the truly beyond-chic andBeyond, I saw a black rhino, the Greta Garbo of the bush. Illegal poaching of the beautiful rhino is rampant in Africa and must be stopped. Designer Stephanie von Watzdorf of Figue, the bohemia-luxuria-to-the-max label, collab-ed with andBeyond to create a limited-edition rhino

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 3, 2015

    Tiffany & Co. Toasts Their CT60 Watch Collection

    Yesterday morning, a chic crowded headed to Tiffany & Co.’s classic Fifth Avenue flagship for the debut of the luxe label’s new CT60 watch collection. Nick Wooster, Alexander Gilkes, and Marcus Samuelsson made special appearances at the event, donning their favorite Tiffany pieces for the occasion. When it comes to being punctual, it’s a work in progress

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  • Dena Silver | April 3, 2015

    Chef Mark Strausman Of Freds On How To Celebrate Passover The Barneys Way

    Forget about breakfast at Tiffany’s. This weekend, why not spend Passover at Barneys? The iconic department store is offering up their chic take on the holiday meal at Freds Madison Avenue. The menu, which was created by executive chef Mark Strausman, features lots of classics, like homemade matzoh, brisket, and macaroons, plus a few modern touches. Plus, Freds

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  • Dena Silver | April 2, 2015

    Glenda Bailey Talks Trends At A Chic Luncheon

    The ladies-who-lunch crowd took a break from their usual haunts yesterday afternoon to get a bit of fashion intel from Glenda Bailey and Harper’s Bazaar at the annual “What’s In/What’s Out” luncheon. Held at the top of the Hearst Tower in a room that featured a killer view and a slew of chic models decked out in St. Johns

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  • Eddie Roche | April 2, 2015

    Where Has The Time Gone? O, The Oprah Magazine Turns 15

    Surprise, surprise! Oprah Winfrey covers the 15th anniversary issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, which sports a black, white, and yellow color scheme to commemorate the milestone. The O team also worked with Swarovski to create a crystal-encrusted O in the inside cover and and put the one and only Oprah in a Xscape dress

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  • Eddie Roche | April 2, 2015

    Preston Konrad On His New TV Gig, ‘Style By Jury’

    Preston Konrad, fashion vet and one of the most stylish blokes on the block, has taken his act to mainstream America as the co-host, with Louise Roe, of TLC’s new hit Style By Jury. This TV natural walked us through the premise of the show and how he’s still juggling his role at American Eagle. How

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | April 2, 2015

    Calvin Klein Collection Sponsors ‘Drifting In Daylight’ Exhibit In Central Park

    An arty endeavor: Calvin Klein Collection is a sponsor of “Drifting In Daylight,” an alfresco exhibit located at the Northern stretches of Central Park, crafted by Creative Time and the Central Park Conservancy. The free exhibit, which was curated by Cara Starke and Nato Thompson, will bow on May 15 and will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from

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  • Paige Reddinger | April 2, 2015

    Designer Spotlight: Adele Dejak On Her Africa-Inspired (And Sourced) Accessories

    When Adele Dejak and her husband were relocated to Nairobi, Kenya, she took inspiration from her new landscape to create an eponymous accessories line in 2005 made from locally sourced materials like Ankole cow horn and Kitenge fabric. Now she’s bringing her designs stateside through LuxeColore.com and plans to grow her business with other retailers.

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | April 1, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 4: SLT

    It’s time for the fourth dose of our Fitness Dossier: an endorphin-addled exploration of all those super-chicly branded, sometimes quizzically named boutique fitness haute spots around town. Some you’ve heard tons about and others might not be on your radar yet, so we’re sweating it out for you and getting the scoop from the talents behind

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  • Eddie Roche | April 1, 2015

    Matthew Terry Is One Of At Large Mag’s Four Cover Stars

    The second issue of At Large is out, and they’ve given readers a little something for everyone in terms of cover choices. Late last year, the men’s title kicked things off with four cover stars, Ben Skinner, Luke Grimes, David Flinn, and Jack O’Connell, and the latest issue follows the same formula, featuring four cover iterations, with Aaron

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  • Tangie Silva | April 1, 2015

    Smoking Haute

    Tech gadget alert! A bevy of chicsters descended on Odin recently to check out the latest launch of PAX 2, a luxe new vaporizer. Not too surprising, as the allure of smoky venues (farewell Mad Men!) is steadily fading away but Chic Report spotted quite a few insiders at the fete, including designers Richard Chai and Phillip Lim as well

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  • Zachary Weiss | March 31, 2015

    DSquared2′s New Downtown Flagship Opens Its Doors

    Last night, DSquared2 unveiled its newest flagship location on the corner of West Broadway and Spring Street. “This store is about Canada, mixed with industrial design. Canada comes in with the antlers and the woodsy feel,” Dean Caten told The Daily. “It’s our heritage, but we want it modern!”The twin designers were joined by a

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