Chic Report

  • The Daily | October 7, 2014

    Tory (Burch) Time

    Last night, fashion heavyweights reconvened after their biannual jaunt to the overseas shows to celebrate Tory Burch‘s five-year labor of love, the book, Tory Burch in Color uptown at Salon 94. Anna Wintour, Christy Turlington, Stefano Tonchi, Robbie Myers, Linda Wells, Tamara Mellon, Paddle8′s Alexander Gilkes, Misha Nonoo, Lisa Perry, Reed Krakoff, and Alek Wek all made

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 7, 2014

    Marc Jacobs Gets Dishy With Mickey Boardman: 8 Intriguing Morsels

    What happens when Marc Jacobs does lunch with Paper‘s Mickey Boardman at Sant Ambroeus in the West Village? Some very candid chatter. A few choice nuggets from the delightful Q&A, right this way… On how he really feels about Vuitton these days: “I had a hard time looking at it at first. I think I got pretty down and depressed, but I

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  • Eddie Roche | October 7, 2014

    Jessica Chastain Could Have Been A Lohan

    Jessica Chastain covers the November issue of Glamour, and tells the glossy that becoming well known a bit later in life was a blessing. “I would have been a disaster,” she says about becoming famous at a younger age. “If I was 19 and I had the attention that I’m getting now, I would have

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  • The Daily | October 7, 2014

    Chic Sales Job Alert!

    The Daily is looking for a superstar account director who adores fashion, beauty, and the chic beat. If you have at least 2 years experience in or around print and sponsorship sales, please contact The Daily‘s president and publisher, Paul Turcotte, at turcotte@dailyfrontrow.com. Our properties include The Daily Front Row, The Daily Summer, The Fashion Media Awards, The Fashion Awards

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  • Dena Silver | October 7, 2014

    Mind Matters! With Barneys’ Senior Fashion Director Tomoko Ogura

    Wonder what fashion month is really like for Barneys New York senior fashion director Tomoko Ogura? Well,  she’s got a crazy-good memory, for starters…  How do you remember looks that you like on the runway? I notice things that are slightly off on the looks I love, like an earring that’s falling out of the model’s ear.

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  • Eddie Roche | October 6, 2014

    What’s Coco Rocha’s Big News?

    Supermod Coco Rocha took to Facebook this morning to announce some major personal news: It’s baby time! She wrote: “James Conran and I are absolutely thrilled to announce that after 4 years of marriage we are expanding our family and expecting our first child spring of 2015!” The couple also showed an animated video of Rocha

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  • Eddie Roche | October 6, 2014

    Don Johnson and Marion Cotillard: Together At Last!

    Last night, Sundance Selects, Dior Beauty, and The Cinema Society hosted a soirée on the top of the new Archer Hotel on their swanky Spyglass Rooftop for the NYFF premiere of Two Days, One Night. The low-key affair brought out the film’s star, Marion Cotillard, who was decked out in a summer-extending head-to-toe Dior ensemble, fresh off

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  • Peter Davis | October 6, 2014

    The Daily Davis, Vol. 4: Director Jack Bryan’s New York Nightlife Epic

    Jack Bryan, a 29-year-old writer/director, is going to make me a movie star. My fellow Buckley School alum is about to film his newest feature, Private Kingdom, which is a stylish after-hours journey into the hidden, decadent world of New York nightlife. I can already smell the Cristal bubbles and Parliament Light fumes. Bryan’s most recent

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  • Dena Silver | October 6, 2014

    Autumnal Banter Avec Lynn Yaeger

    Vogue contributing editor Lynn Yaeger got (very!) candid with us recently about what she was like as a student. Plus! Which pastime does Yaeger definitely not have the right outfit for? It’s fall, and school’s back in session! What were you like as a student? I was terrible. I had terrible grades, I was sullen, and I was

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  • Eddie Roche | October 3, 2014

    James Scully on The 6 Standout Mods of The Season

    Veteran casting director James Scully casts shows for Carolina Herrera, Stella McCartney, Tom Ford, Jason Wu, and Derek Lam, so who better to get the skinny on the next gen of mods to put on our radar? “These are the real standouts,” Scully tells us. “There were others, but these girls really had something more.“

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  • Peter Davis | October 3, 2014

    The Daily Davis, Vol. 3: Tory’s Tome

    Tory Burch’s taste is utter perfection. She also has the cutest family, the coolest home decor, and a seriously kick-ass beach body. All of this is on glorious display in her first book Tory Burch In Color, which Abrams is releasing this November. Tory’s design tome is broken down into 11 color-coded chapters—including black and

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  • Eddie Roche | October 3, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Bart Grzybowski

    Yes, the bone structure is insane, but we can tell you firsthand that mod Bart Grzybowski is equally charming, funny, and smart. We know, we know, but it’s true. What’s he done? Ralph Lauren, Chaps, Calvin Klein, and Hugo Boss, are a few brands that got a piece of Grzybowski. We sent Mr. Grzybowski some random questions and

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  • Eddie Roche | October 3, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Bart Grzybowski

    Yes, the bone structure is insane, but we can tell you firsthand that mod Bart Grzybowski is equally charming, funny, and smart. We know, we know, but it’s true. What’s he done? Ralph Lauren, Chaps, Calvin Klein, and Hugo Boss, are a few brands that got a piece of Grzybowski. We sent Mr. Grzybowski some random questions and

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  • Dena Silver | October 3, 2014

    Birdcage Lands At Lord & Taylor With A Swanky Soirée

    Lord & Taylor’s latest endeavor, revealed! Last night, the department store launched their Birdcage concept shop. “Birdcage is a nice harkening back to the past, but it is also bringing new fashion forward,” said L&T’s president, Liz Rodbell. “Part of why I really wanted to launch Birdcage this year is that this is the 100th anniversary of Lord & Taylor in

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 3, 2014

    Fashion Week Travel Woes! With Jay Errico and Dani Stahl

    Now that you’re finally back at home sweet home after weeks of globetrotting from catwalk to catwalk, let’s discuss the travel travails of fashion month! One of the ongoing topics of Paris Fashion Week was the Air France strike, which cause many editors’ flight cancellations and subsequent reroutings. But travel woes are par for the

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 3, 2014

    Chic Eats! With Morgan Lane’s Morgan Curtis and Horchata’s Samantha Wasser

    A quick culinary break from our regularly scheduled fash programming! We got busy in the kitchen with Morgan Curtis, who designs gorgeous underpinnings under the name Morgan Lane and calls Jill Stuart mom, and her longtime pal Samantha Wasser, creative director at Esquared Hospitality, which includes delish downtown Mexican spot Horchata. The duo turned up the heat on Horchata’s burners to

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  • Eddie Roche | October 2, 2014

    Cathy Horyn’s Return!

    If you’re like us, fashion week just hasn’t been the same since Cathy Horyn resigned from The Times, but last night she made a return of sorts to chime in on PFW. We were on Twitter when @CathyHorynNY kept popping into our feed with her opinions on the recent shows in Paris. We’ve put together some

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  • Eddie Roche | October 2, 2014

    Uptown/Downtown: The British Invasion

    Last night, the luckiest New Yorkers were treated to a performance by musician Jamie Cullum in The Vault at The St. Regis New York as part their new “Jazz Legends” series. The Englishman in New York, who calls Sophie Dahl his wife, opened the show to a jazzy version of Rihanna‘s “Please Don’t Stop The

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 2, 2014

    Top Brass! With Jessica Stam

    More treats from PFW! Jessica Stam steamed up the Paris runways this season with that famous visage (those crystal blue eyes!). We chatted up Stam at CR Fashion Book party at The Peninsula in Paris on Tuesday to see how she feels about returning to the runway, what she was wearing, and fashion week flu! Plus: Stam’s brassy music

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 2, 2014

    Flicks And Kicks Chatter With Julia Restoin Roitfeld

    We caught up with the always-delightful Julia Restoin Roitfeld at the end of Paris Fashion Week, and she dished on her saucy inspiration, favorite films, and her pint-sized chicette of a daughter. J’adore! What are your favorite films? Aesthetically, I love Belle du Jour. But as far as story lines go I love The War of the Roses. I love dark

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