Chic Report

  • Eddie Roche | May 4, 2015

    Anna Ewers Nabs Her First British Vogue Cover

    Another score for Anna Ewers, who grabbed her first British Vogue cover for their June issue with a Patrick Demarchelier-lensed shot. The German mod gets the celeb treatment with an interview with the mag’s fashion features editor, Laura Weir. (Ewers’ name is MIA on the cover.) The issue also features Kate Moss and Freja Beha Erichsen in Marrakesh, and

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  • Eddie Roche | May 4, 2015

    Nicola Formichetti Reveals The Next Big Thing In Social Media

    Arrive late to the Instagram train? Nicola Formichetti, who was an early adopter on the social media scene, covers the latest issue of AdWeek and tips us off to the next big thing. “At South by Southwest, the big topic was Meerkat and Periscope, which blew me away,” he tell them. “I got so excited.

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  • Zachary Weiss | May 4, 2015

    A Crew of Jet Set New Yorkers Ship Off to Paraguay

    A plane full of chic folks jetted off Asuncion, Paraguay, for a week full of festivities celebrating the opening of Maison Boggiani. The luxury destination opened by Belen Vierci, a fixture on the South American social scene, flaunted a slew of new brands which haven’t yet tapped into the continent’s growing luxury market. It-girl moguls Olivia

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  • Peter Davis | May 4, 2015

    The Daily Davis: The Beautiful People’s Boxing Club

    On Saturday, Overthrow New York boxing club was packed with pretty people who like to slug, jab, and punch. At Overthrow’s opening, guests like Miguel, Alexandra Richards, Brandee Brown, Ruby Aldridge, Flour Shop’s Amirah Kassem, photographer Jeremy Kost, creative director Ruba Abu-Nimah, model Morgan O’Connor, Kathy Grayson, Heron Preston, May Kwok, Chrissie Miller, and Ashley Smith guzzled

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  • Dena Silver | May 1, 2015

    Rag & Bone And Solé Bicycles Offer A Chic Way To Cruise Around L.A.

    This week, Rag & Bone got a new set of wheels, and they debuted them in Venice Beach with a very West Coast soirée. The brand’s managing partners, David Neville and Marcus Wainwright, mingled with 200 or so guests to unveil their collaboration with Solé Bicycles, a local brand that offers a sleek lineup of single and set speed

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | May 1, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 8: SWERVE

    Our Fitness Dossiers—endorphin-addled explorations of all those super-chicly branded, sometimes quizzically named boutique fitness haute spots around town—hopefully get you through that mid-week malaise caused by “hump day” . This week, instead of a Wednesday dose of exercise inspiration, we’ve got a special TGIF edition of the series. Who doesn’t need a little motivation to

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  • Eddie Roche | April 30, 2015

    Zac Posen Gets Yet Another Job

    Delta, Delta, Delta, Zac can help ya, help ya, help ya. Perpetually busy designer Zac Posen is getting into the airline biz with Delta Air Lines. Posen will whip up a uniform collection for their flight attendants and airport customer service agents, while advising on the uniform project for their ramp and ground support agents,

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  • Peter Davis | April 30, 2015

    The Daily Davis: YSL, Exposed

    Last night, The Cinema Society, W, and Louis XII Cognac hosted a screening of Saint Laurent, the second film about the life of designer Yves Saint Laurent. The first movie, titled Yves Saint Laurent (directed by Jalil Lespert and starring Pierre Niney as YSL) is a more straight-forward bio-pic than “Saint Laurent,” which documents the designer’s

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  • Dena Silver | April 30, 2015

    Meet PR Consulting’s Chic Pooches With Mrs Sizzle

    Canines with strong social media followings are dime a dozen these days, but the real pets worth talking about are those with true fashion clout. Take, for example, Marc Jacobs‘ pooch, Neville Jacobs, who’s posed for shots with Kendall Jenner. Or there’s Karl Lagerfeld‘s money-making feline, Choupette. Fashion photo editor Suzanne Donaldson, who’s held gigs at the likes of Glamour, SELF, and Interview, is now

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  • Eddie Roche | April 29, 2015

    The Latest Crop Of International Woolmark Prize USA Nominees

    The USA nominees for the 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize were announced today, and some familiar names have made the cut. The noms for womenswear are Chris Gelinas, Kaelen, Nellie Partow, Novis, and Tanya Taylor; nominees in the menswear category are Cadet, David Hart, Lucio Castro, Siki Im, and Thaddeus O’Neil. First held in 1953, the award

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  • Peter Davis | April 29, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Ian Schrager’s New York Edition Opens Early For ‘The Avengers’

    If you were lucky (or sneaky) enough to snag an invite to the premiere of Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron, hosted by The Cinema Society and Audi, then you also got to be one of the first people to see The New York Edition, Ian Schrager‘s new hotel that opens in a few weeks.

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  • Dena Silver | April 29, 2015

    Which Mods Turned Out To Celebrate Acne’s Latest Book?

    A crew of indie models put their best off-duty style to the test last night to support Acne’s latest tome, Peter Schlesinger Sculpture. The likes of Hanne Gaby Odiele, Ginta Lapina, Sara Blomqvist, Drake Burnette, Kaisa Struss, Laura Love, and Cindy Bruna were among those present. But what’s the deal with this book? It’s by the artist Peter Schlesinger, who has

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  • Eddie Roche | April 29, 2015

    A Wrap That Smells Like Magnum Belgian Chocolate Is On The Way

    We’re always looking for the next big thing in fashion, and yesterday BCBGMAXARZIA gave us a taste (and a whiff) when they revealed an unexpected collaboration with Magnum. Over the years, the luxury ice cream brand has courted the fashion set by working with Zac Posen, Alice+Olivia, Christian Siriano, and even Karl Lagerfeld, and now

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  • Eddie Roche | April 28, 2015

    And The New Victoria’s Secret Angels Are…

    Victoria’s Secret has a history of making models household names and major mint, but it’s that day when you officially become an angel that really puts a girl over the edge. Today the names of the latest girls to follow in the wingsteps of Lily Aldridge, Stephanie Seymour, and Gisele Bundchen were announced by the brand.

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  • Eddie Roche | April 28, 2015

    Dishing With Wolfgang Puck At Vegas Uncork’d By Bon Appétit

    What’s does a foodie’s dream night consist of? Our bet is on The Grand Tasting at Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit. Considered the ultimate culinary event, The Grand Tasting was held last Friday at the Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis at Caesars Palace and welcomed more than 76 award-winning chefs. Jean-Georges Vongericheten? Check. Guy Savoy? Hi, there! Emeril Lagasse,

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | April 28, 2015

    Fit Bits: Sakara Life Brings Its Organic Meals Out East

    Sakara Life, the haute, very healthy (but actually delicious) meal delivery service that’s all about skin and body-beautifying “superfood”-packed organic grub, is taking its prettily packaged, fresh eats out East this summer. Starting Memorial Day, the mod-vetted service—Karolina Kurkova, Lily Aldridge, and Erin Heatherton are fans—will be available out in the Hamptons. Pricing starts at $99 for the meals,

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  • Peter Davis | April 28, 2015

    The Whitney’s Party Princesses

    The brand spanking new Whitney Museum on Gansevoort Street has dominated the social scene for days, topping off art star dinners and private tours with a blowout opening party hosted by Max Mara on Friday night. Renzo Piano‘s $422-million dollar, ship-shaped, tiered building was bustling with New York beauties, including everyone from Sarah Jessica Parker

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  • Peter Davis | April 28, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Kristopher Haigh Launches 1K Hats

    Handsome Kristopher Haigh likes baseball caps so much that he’s launched 1K, a line of minimal, modern haute-cool hats that are all made in Brooklyn. 1K’s e-commerce site launched yesterday and guys are clicking ‘buy’ as we speak. To get the 411 on K1, I spoke to Kris. Congratulations on 1K! I have wanted to do my

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  • Eddie Roche | April 27, 2015

    How Prabal Gurung Is Helping With Relief Efforts In Nepal

    Prabal Gurung set up a relief fund over the weekend to raise funds for his native Nepal, which was hit by a devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake on Saturday. Over $225,000 in donations have been raised for the Shikshya Foundation Nepal’s relief fund, with a goal of $500,000. “I’m from Nepal originally and still have many friends

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  • Peter Davis | April 27, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Party Report! Mad Men At Boom, DJ Mad Marj, Waris + Johan Do Williamsburg

    This weekend, I caught total Saturday night fever and hit three big parties in one night. First up: Louis Vuitton’s Lesley Thompson‘s private soirée for her husband, who turned the big 5-0 at the Boom Boom Room. “Mad Men” was the theme, and everyone dressed the part (big, beautiful hair for the girls, trim suits and

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