Chic Report

  • Dena Silver | August 20, 2014

    Marc Jacobs Makes A Fashion Week Move

    Another day, another New York Fashion Week change. The latest news: the week is ending a bit earlier than usual, as Marc Jacobs has bumped up his time slot on Thursday, September 11th from 8 p.m. to 6 p.m. Jacobs, who’s been the unofficial closing show of NYFW  since, well, forever, has also abandoned his go-to show

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  • Dena Silver | August 20, 2014

    NBA Star Russell Westbrook And Barneys Celebrate A Sportif Eve

    Last night, Barneys was filled with a heap of lurching and shouting fans, on hand for Russell Westbrook‘s debut collection, Westbrook XO Barneys. One step off the elevator and a blinding of flashing cameras left no doubt the evening was all about the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard, who has turned into a rising star in

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  • Eddie Roche | August 19, 2014

    Who Are The Highest Paid Models of The Year?

    It’s not the most unexpected list, but Forbes has released the names of the world’s highest-paid models of 2014, and Gisele Bundchen tops the list by miles. Mrs. Brady comes in at number one with an estimated $47 million (before taxes and fees) in the past 12 months. Others on the list include Doutzen Kroes,

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  • Eddie Roche | August 19, 2014

    Fashion Dean Simon Collins To Leave Parsons

    Beloved Parsons dean of the school of fashion, Simon Collins, sent out an email yesterday evening telling friends that he’ll be leaving his role later this year. (Say it ain’t so!) How does one of fashion’s coolest cats explain his exit? His words tell it best. Read the explanation for his departure from the e-mail he sent out. 

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  • Dena Silver | August 19, 2014

    Resale Chat With Shop Hers Co-Founder Jaclyn Shanfeld

    Learn a lesson about resale designer finds from Shop-Hers.com‘s co-founder Jaclyn Shanfeld, who’s become a certified pro on the subject. The lesson here? She’s got the secret for the glitz, sans the insane price tags.How did Shop Hers come to be? The launch came from my personal need to refresh my own wardrobe in a capacity that

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  • Dena Silver | August 19, 2014

    Liberty Ross Tries Her Hand At The Blues With A Genetic Collaboration

    Just this morning we got a first look at Liberty Ross‘ latest project in a hushed suite at the Nomad Hotel: a collaboration with Genetic founder Ali Fatourechi. While a model in a disco-inspired getup traipsed around, the new duo talked all things denim in celebration of their latest project, which pulled inspiration from Ross’ two favorite places: Los

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  • Eddie Roche | August 18, 2014

    Vogue’s September Issue Dubs Cara, Karlie, and Joan ‘Instagirls’

    And finally…American Vogue’s September issue sees the light of day! The return of the model is now complete with Joan Smalls, Cara Delevingne, Karlie Kloss, Arizona Muse, Edie Campbell, Imaan Hammam, Fei Fei Sun, Vanessa Axente, and Andreea Diaconu all mugging for Mario Testino’s camera on the cover. Dubbed “The Instagirls”, these girls are the “models

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  • Eddie Roche | August 18, 2014

    A Night Of Legends In The Hamptons

    The Hamptons were not fooling around this weekend when it came to major, super star East End appearances. On Saturday night, the ‘Apollo in the Hamptons: A Night of Legends’ event was held at The Creeks AKA Ron Perelman’s digs in East Hampton, and the guest list couldn’t be more random or A-list. As in,

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  • Dena Silver | August 18, 2014

    Harper’s Bazaar Introduces A Second Set Of Chic Emojis

    Exclusive tech-y dish! Take a break from your arduous Fashion Week prep to send out a fashion-focused text, courtesy of Harper’s Bazaar‘s Emoji’s 2.0 app. As the second installment of the on-trend emoticons, these 40 new icons will do wonders for reviving your technological life. The images include Cara Delevingne, Birkenstocks, Iris Apfel‘s iconic specs, sparkling white Adidas Stan Smith

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  • Eddie Roche | August 15, 2014

    Carolyn Murphy’s Busy Summer

    Carolyn Murphy got blinged out for the latest issue of Russian Tatler, which is giving us The Real Housewives of Moscow vibes. Patrick Demarchelier lensed the shoot of  the mod, who just turned 39. Murphy’s having quite a summer, thanks to a major story in the latest edition of ELLE, where she visits the streets of Detroit. She’s the newly appointed

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  • Eddie Roche | August 14, 2014

    Breaking News: Vanity Fair’s Michael Carl Goes Ape

    Vanity Fair’s fashion market editor Michael Carl is currently taking a break in Fire Island Pines before NYFW begins, but he’s still watching you! In the latest and most random installment of his entertaining webshow, Carl’s Crush, where he takes on your fashion choices, he puts on a gorilla suit (seriously!) to scare, judge, and jump

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  • Dena Silver | August 14, 2014

    Nasty Gal Enters The Denim Race With Their Own In-House Label

    Nasty Gal just keeps on expanding: the L.A.-based retailer is launching their first-ever house label denim. In true Nasty Gal form, the release from the company describes the six-piece collection as made for ” breaking out, breaking in, and having the best butt ever in.” To introduce the new line, they tapped Japanese photog Motoyuki Daifu to capture the essence

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  • Eddie Roche | August 14, 2014

    Where Are They Now? Sean Young Edition!

    Some of our readers will likely have no idea who Sean Young is, but others will be pleased to know that she’s alive and well and going to the movies! For those who need a little schooling, Young was major ’80s actress who appeared in Blade Runner, Dune, and No Way Out back in the

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  • Eddie Roche | August 13, 2014

    Anna Wintour’s Daughter Bee Shaffer Meets Her “Surrogate” Mother

    Remember that musical that premiered early this week where Ryan Raftery portrays Anna Wintour in drag? Looks like somebody sent her very own Ben Brantley to the first performance and everything’s OK. Wintour’s beloved daughter Bee Shaffer Instagrammed a shot backstage with Raftery with the caption: “@ryanthomasraftery my surrogate mother?” Ha! The actor was clearly

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  • Eddie Roche | August 13, 2014

    Blake Lively Covers Marie Claire

    Blake Lively is Marie’s Claire‘s September girl with a story by Kimberly Cutter on ‘The Art of Being Blake’ where she talks Ryan Reynolds, babies, and her new lifestyle website. She tells Cutter that babies are def in the cards saying, “I gotta get started. If I could spit out a litter of kids, I

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  • Dena Silver | August 13, 2014

    Aritzia Taps A List Of Influencers And Takes To Social Media To Roll Out Their Fall Campaign

    Instead of a standard-issue Fall campaign, Aritzia is focusing on a hashtag to promote their threads of the season. Filed under #FallForUs, the Canadian brand has tapped a number of actresses, singers, DJs, models, and editors to present the collection, all via social media. So, who are these influencers? They range from True Blood‘s Anna Camp, Sin City‘s Jamie Chung, DJ

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  • Eddie Roche | August 12, 2014

    Correspondence We Actually Received: Will Migraines Ruin Fashion Week for Models?

    We know that migraine headaches are no joke, and we love models, but color us surprised that the health industry is going after such a small minority to market their device. Our Inbox was graced with the following pitch this morning, for a new device to help models with backstage headaches. Please pass this along to every

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  • Dena Silver | August 12, 2014

    Kate Spade Splashes Into Swim With A Rooftop Pool Party

    Forgive us for thinking so far ahead, but last night Kate Spade New York unveiled their inaugural swimwear collection at the Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel’s pool, and we’re now eagerly awaiting the moment when this Cruise 2015 collection hits the racks. Replete with all those Kate Spade signatures, this swimwear is decorated with cheeky gold charms, a

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  • Dena Silver | August 12, 2014

    Chic Spree: DKNY

    Stock up on luxe fall garb from DKNY. Because what’s better than a striped faux fur coat or a prim and proper grey cape dress? Absolutely nothing! But we’ll let Donna Karan explain: “DKNY’s fall collection is a celebration of real New Yorkers-creative people who mix it up and make something completely unique. The pieces

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | August 11, 2014

    Bon Appétit Tries Out Reality TV Avec Bravo

    Bon Appétit is headed to a tube near you! The Condé title is making its small screen debut with a fresh Bravo show, Best New Restaurant, which is filming now and will start airing in January. Modeled after Ramsey’s Best Restaurant across the pond, the foodie competition show will be hosted by chef Tom Colicchio and will chronicle 16 haute, buzzy new

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