Chic Report

  • Zachary Weiss | October 29, 2014

    Jessica Seinfeld’s Baby Buggy Charity Teams Up With Stuart Weitzman

    Jessica Seinfeld held court at Stuart Weitzman‘s Fifth Avenue flagship last night, as hordes of women came to pick up a new pair of heels and support Seinfeld’s Baby Buggy charity, which aims to provide essential clothing, gear, and services to families in need. The three shoes designed by Seinfeld avec the Weitzman team were on display,

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  • Dena Silver | October 29, 2014

    Jeff Koons And H&M Team Up For A Second Collab

    The Jeff Koons retrospective at The Whitney wrapped on October 19th, but the artist is moving on to Paris’ Centre Pompidou, arriving in the City of Lights avec a second collab with H&M in tow. The unlikely duo first joined forces this past July, releasing a black bag festooned with an image of Koons’ iconic yellow balloon dog. Priced

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  • Dena Silver | October 29, 2014

    Virginie Courtin-Clarins On Mugler’s Latest Fragrance Range, Les Exceptions

    David Koma‘s very first runway collection for Mugler bowed at Paris Fashion Week, and the brand is just getting started on its total revamp. Just this month, the brand launched a new fragrance line, Les Exceptions. Considering the maison has had scent-sational success with whiffs like Angel and Alien, this range of five fragrances are bound to be a

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  • Eddie Roche | October 28, 2014

    Ruffian’s Los Angeles Debut

    Ruffian’s Brian Wolk and Claude Morais finally showed their Spring 2015 collection last night for the first time in Los Angeles, after they broke from the NYFW calendar last month. For a front row crowd that included Rose McGowan, Cameron Silver, Jamie King (who we spotted backstage before the show helping with a last minute fix

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  • Zachary Weiss | October 28, 2014

    Daniel Radcliffe’s Devilish Turn In ‘Horns’

    Last night, The Cinema Society and RADiUS TWC hosted Daniel Radcliffe‘s latest release post-Harry Potter. This time around, Radcliffe took on the devilish lead role of Ig in Horns, directed by Alexandre Aja. True to the film’s title, Daniel did indeed rock horns for most of the movie. Turns out, he loved them: “I would absolutely

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  • Eddie Roche | October 28, 2014

    A Moment With…Rose McGowan

    Ruffian’s Los Angeles collection debut yesterday was in many ways championed by designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais‘ dear friend, the friendly and fab Rose McGowan, who told us before the show why she thinks L.A. is having a moment, what bores her about NYFW, and her own designer ambitions. J’adore! How do you know Brian and Claude? I met them through

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  • Dena Silver | October 28, 2014

    Rita Ora Is Everywhere, Including The December Cover Of Cosmopolitan

    Rita Ora and her signature red lips (plus a super blingy jacket) get the cover treatment from Cosmo this December. And they finally answer the question we’ve all been wondering; why is Ora everywhere? Well, it might have something to do with her Fifty Shades of Grey acting gig, a DKNY modeling stint, and a collab with Adidas, and being on the brink of debuting a new

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  • Dena Silver | October 28, 2014

    Versace Home Brings Baroque-Inspired Interiors To Canada

    Yet another dispatch from the faraway shores of Vancouver: Versace Home has just unveiled their latest location, and the British Columbia-based shop will be the first ever outpost to stock their entire line of home wares, furniture, and other various accoutrements. The maison is plotting even further Canadian expansion: they will be opening as many as five more fashion-focused boutiques

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  • Dena Silver | October 27, 2014

    Tomboy KC’s Katie Cassidy And Lynsey Eaton Debut Optic Line, Sorella, In Vancouver

    When it comes to accessories, the sky’s certainly the limit, as there’s no shortage of chic rings, sexy pumps, or sumptuous leather bags to indulge in. But what about accessories for your face? That’s where specs come into play. This weekend, we were introduced to the latest optic collab to hit the market: Glasses.com and the

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  • Peter Davis | October 27, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Kara Ross and Donald Robertson’s New Bag; Fashion Bingo at Monarch

    On November 24th, Donald will be at Kara Ross’ Madison Avenue store from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., signing and drawing all over her limited-edition handbags. Robertson, the guru of gaffer tape, also digs Whole Foods bags as canvases, so Ross created luxe totes that Robertson will transform into signed and numbered art works. It’s

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  • Eddie Roche | October 27, 2014

    Barry’s Bootcamp’s Sweet 16: Barry Jay Tells All!

    Barry’s Bootcamp, which we know you know by now, just opened their 16th spot with the latest offering in Manhattan’s NoHo (419 Lafayette St.). We got on the phone with co-founder and partner Barry Jay (who certainly isn’t lacking in the enthusiasm department) to get the deets on the new location and to unearth his fascinating

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  • Eddie Roche | October 24, 2014

    FGI’s Night Of Stars Honors Oscar

    Fashion Group International’s 31st annual FGI Night of Stars was held last night at Cipriani Wall Street, and once again the organization brought out the biggest names in the industry to the sit-down dinner. This year they honored 12 “Protagonists” in the biz. The latest crop was comprised of Sarah Burton (Fashion Star), Glenda Bailey (Lord &

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  • Peter Davis | October 24, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Drew Elliott, Paper’s Professional Party Boy, Returns

    Drew Elliot, Paper’s chief creative officer (responsible for the magazine’s new look and vibe) is returning to nightlife with a weekly party at The Diamond Horseshoe called “Pretty Ugly.” Co-hosted with the legendary Erich Conrad (0f Zig Zag and Beige fame), Elliott tells me, “We want this to represent New York. We have a bit of

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 24, 2014

    Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni Celebrates The Launch Of ‘Monsieur Dior Once Upon A Time’

    Last night, fashion journalist Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni celebrated the launch of her latest tome Monsieur Dior Once Upon A Time with a book signing at Maison Gerard, a store specializing in French art deco near Union Square. The book celebrating Christian Dior’s life is just one of two books Fraser-Cavassoni is putting out this month. Her much

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 24, 2014

    Sergio Says! Musings From Cosmo (…And Beyond)

    What time is it? Sergio time! Joanna Coles’ trusty right-hand everything, Sergio Kletnoy, took a moment from his busier-than-ever schedule to fill us in on all the epic adventures of the past two weeks, including plenty of very special music biz encounters. Prepare to be at least a little bit envious, darlings… In the blink of an eye,

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  • Eddie Roche | October 24, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Josh Truesdell

    Aloha to Wahiawa Hawaii native Josh Truesdell, a favorite of Bruce Weber and a Ralph Lauren regular. We’re winding down the week with some random questions for Josh, who was clever enough to give us some very funny answers. Let’s get to it… Twitter: @JoshTrues Current City: NYC, baby Single/Married/Dating? Single Nickname: Calvin Klein (to

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  • The Daily | October 24, 2014

    Julia Restoin Roitfeld Fêtes The Relaunch Of Romy & The Bunnies

    Ladurée’s SoHo outpost was packed to the gills on Wednesday night for a dinner full of chic women—many French, many pregnant—all in celebration of Julia Restoin Roitfeld‘s relaunch of her mommy blog, Romy & The Bunnies. “Well, first I’m just checking out what they’re all wearing; very chic. They’re all just young and beautiful, and many of them pregnant,

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  • The Daily | October 24, 2014

    Christian Siriano On Working With Pint-Sized Talents On ‘Project Runway: Threads’

    Tube talk! Last eve, the newest Project Runway iteration hit the small screen. The Lifetime show, called Project Runway: THREADS, is hosted by Vanessa Simmons, and stars Christian Siriano, Seventeen‘s Gina Kelly and Jasmine Snow, and YouTube personality Ingrid Nilsin as judges. We caught up with Siriano on Wednesday at a cocktail bash at his downtown boutique to discuss

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  • The Daily | October 23, 2014

    Thakoon Celebrates A Decade With A Barneys Bash

    “This feels f*cking awesome. I feel young,” Thakoon Panichgul said last night at Barneys New York. To fete the designer’s 10th year of business and the launch of the XO Exclusively Ours collection, the department store was transformed into a Thakoon wonderland. All windows and 7th floor mannequins were decked out in looks from the

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 23, 2014

    Marion Cotillard’s Chic New Lady Dior Ad Campaign

    Raf Simons’ muse for Dior, Marion Cotillard, is the embodiment of French chic in the new Lady Dior campaign. Of course, Cotillard is the essential Parisian woman tout le temps, but we love the images shot by Craig McDean of the actress in Paris, with the busy buzz of the city’s streets streaking by in the night sky

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