Chic Report

  • Dena Silver | December 1, 2014

    Pop-Ups, Parties, And Art Galore: Your Guide To Art Basel 2014

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, yet again, as Art Basel has officially arrived. As chicsters flock to Miami’s South Beach, armed with designer threads and dough to drop at various art fairs, plenty of parties crop up to fill the time. Care to catch a performance from Miley Cyrus? Go for it. Or

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  • Dena Silver | December 1, 2014

    Deals And Steals: 66 Major Cyber Monday Sales

    Are you ready to shop? Seeing as it’s Cyber Monday, we sure hope so. Peruse our list of the top sales, steals, and deals to kick off your holiday shopping on a sweet note. Just don’t forget to snag a few gifts for yourself during your online shopping spree. A Second Chance Resale: To save on designer goodies, take

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  • Peter Davis | November 26, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Cointreau’s Stylish San Fran Pop Up

    Amongst the chicoisie, ’tis the season of Cointreau. The tasty 80-proof orange spirit (born 160 years ago in Angers, France) has a stable of style stars that they have cohosted parties with like interior guru Athena Calderone, Grey Area’s Kyle deWoody, artist Kate Schelter and Whitney Pozgay and partner Parker Argote of WHIT. Cointreau’s latest

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  • Dena Silver | November 26, 2014

    Deals To Devour: The Top 70 Black Friday And Cyber Monday Sales

    Bored of holiday chatter already? Sorry, but we’ve still got a ways to go until January 1st. In the meantime, a flurry of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales should keep you occupied, especially considering a few of these shopping extravaganzas have already commenced. From insane online deals to free in-store gifts and a few

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  • Zachary Weiss | November 26, 2014

    Mixing Art And Fashion With Pari Ehsan Of Pari Dust

    One blogger stands apart from the rest of the fashion pack, thanks to her keen eye for art in all its forms. Pari Ehsan, the petite brunette behind the wildly popular blog Pari Dust challenges herself to pair designer looks with high art. Some of her greatest hits include an homage to one hypnotic Marc

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 26, 2014

    Talking Tea At The Plaza’s Palm Court (And Turkey Day) With Chef Geoffrey Zakarian

    Any self-respecting Eloise fangirl has had tea at The Plaza’s hallowed Palm Court at some point in her life (or, at least, fervently dreamed of doing so). Well, this certainly isn’t The Palm Court of your formative years, darlings: celebrated chef Geoffrey Zakarian has retooled the iconic spot, from those namesake palm trees to the

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 26, 2014

    Mackage’s Elisa Dahan and Eran Elfassy On Killer Coats, Dabbling In Handbags, And More

    Mackage might be known for its impressively chic and warm outerwear (no small feat to pair those adjectives together when it comes to coats), but the 15-year-old Canadian brand’s cofounders, Elisa Dahan and Eran Elfassy, have plenty more up their well-insulated sleeves. The duo walked us through their structured spate of handbags and supple bright

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  • Dena Silver | November 25, 2014

    Propersuit Co-Founder McGregor Madden On Finding The Perfect Fit

    Hey boys, are you paying attention? ‘Cause we’ve got some important intel for you! Last week Propersuit, the custom suit label for hommes, threw a fitting party at their Gramercy studio. The space, which was filled to the brim with dudes in smart suits, is where the company sizes up their clientele for wares that can be totally customized from

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  • The Daily | November 25, 2014

    Kara Ross And Donald Robertson Unveil A Cheeky Handbag Collab

    Putting two outlandish and beyond entertaining personalities in one room is recipe for a lot of fun. So what happens when two people matching that description partner up with the intent to create a collaboration? It’s double the fun, as proven by bauble designer Kara Ross and artist Donald Robertson, otherwise known as @DonaldDrawbertson. Your Daily chatted with the

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  • Paige Reddinger | November 25, 2014

    Blythe Harris On Stella & Dot: The Jewelry Line Empowering Female Entrepreneurs

    Stella & Dot is taking the age-old Tupperware and Mary Kay selling model and revolutionizing it for the chic, modern woman in search of a flexible career. Co-founded by two Stanford grads, Blythe Harris and Jessica Herrin are building a booming business, all while empowering other women to be entrepreneurs in their own right through their

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  • Eddie Roche | November 25, 2014

    Sailor Brinkley Cook’s Turkey Day Times

    We put her on our ‘Next Gen’ cover of The Daily Summer this past July, but we haven’t forgotten about IMG mod Sailor Brinkley Cook during these chillier months. We checked in with the sweet 16-year-old to see what she’s got cooking for Thanksgiving this year.  Where will you be dining for Turkey day? This year I’ll

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 25, 2014

    Sentimental Scents: Alexander Vreeland On Building The Diana Vreeland Fragrance Line

    You certainly know that surname—now you can take a whiff of it. Luxury fashion vet Alexander Vreeland has concocted the next lustworthy spate of scents to sniff out, in the form of a quintet of fragrances housed in gorgeous Fabien Baron-designed bottles named after his grandmother, Diana Vreeland. He filled your Daily in on how

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  • Dena Silver | November 25, 2014

    What Is Cate Blanchett’s Latest Role? Cover Girl For Porter Mag

    Just in time for the long weekend, the sixth issue of Porter will be hitting newsstands. And with the ever-gorgeous Cate Blanchett as their cover gal, this is one glossy you won’t want to skimp on. Snapped by photog Ryan McGinley, the Oscar-winning stunner chats with writer Alexandra Spring about a whole flurry of topics, including the pitfalls of social media (“It’s like watching

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 25, 2014

    Bauble Banter With Austin-Based Designer Kendra Scott

    Jewelry designer Kendra Scott started her chic, gently-priced line a dozen years ago in Austin adorned in a Baby Bjorn and with all sorts of financial concerns. Turned out, the Lone Star state couldn’t get enough of her wear-everywhere pieces and riveting stone choices (she’s got quite a way with a drusy!). Nowadays, Scott’s line

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  • Paige Reddinger | November 24, 2014

    Borrow and Lend Site Kookopa Has The Answer To Your Closet Woes

    Ever look into your jam-packed closet and wonder why you still have nothing to wear? Newly launched borrow and lend site, Kookopa has this age-old dilemma solved! Now instead of consigning your closet, you can share it and make money in the process. Or if you’re just looking to occasionally update your closet without spending

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  • Zachary Weiss | November 21, 2014

    Iris Apfel, Kim Hastreiter, and David Yurman Honored At The Pratt Institute’s Legends 2014 Gala

    “Thank you for all of this, and for making me a geriatric starlet,” the legendary Iris Apfel said taking the stage at The Pratt Institute’s Legends 2014 Gala at The Mandarin Oriental. “I’m wowed. I think it’s an excellent school, and they do a great job. I think it’s one of the best institutions in

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  • Dena Silver | November 21, 2014

    Sergio Says! Musings From Cosmo (And Beyond…)

    Take a seat, as Cosmo‘s Sergio Kletnoy has a lot to talk about. His social calendar has been on full blast, and this past week was stuffed with cameos by Barbra Streisand, Kelly Osbourne, Prabal Gurung, and more… When I thought that life couldn’t possibly get any better, with no more highs left to reach, no more artists

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  • Dena Silver | November 20, 2014

    The Whitney And The Met Face Off With Two Artsy Parties

    The art crowd had a big decision to make last night: The Whitney or The Met? Both museums hosted uptown bashes, that naturally drew the downtown crowd. The Whitney’s Gala and Studio Party, which started with a seated dinner and turned into a rollicking dance party, was presented by Louis Vuitton. It was also their final

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  • Dena Silver | November 20, 2014

    Nanette Lepore On Saving The Garment District

    Nanette Lepore set out to save the garment industry long ago, and it’s due time that she’s being celebrated for her noble mission. Which is exactly what happened at the 10th annual Martina Arroyo Foundation Gala, where she was honored on Monday night for her work with the Save the Garment District campaign. Arroyo is

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  • Dena Silver | November 19, 2014

    A New York Moment With Jewelry Designer Aurélie Bidermann

    In early August, Aurélie Bidermann brought her cult-fave line of baubles to her first New York store, located on Lafayette Street in Soho. But she chose last night to officially celebrate the opening of her boutique with a chic set of close friends. She drew quite the crowd for a freezing Tuesday night. The likes of Garance

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