Chic Report

  • Peter Davis | October 9, 2014

    The Daily Davis, Vol. 5: Carlos Souza’s #Instaglam New Book

    Carlos Souza’s Instagram feed is so pretty, so popular, and so stylish that it’s now a coffee table book titled #Carlos’s Places. The handsome worldwide brand ambassador for Valentino knows every boldface name worth knowing, and his iPhone snaps include pals like Mr. Valentino, Francesco Clemente, Suzy Menkes, Andre Leon Talley, Marina Abramovic, and his gorgeous sons, Sean

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  • Eddie Roche | October 9, 2014

    British GQ Looks At The Life And Death Of L’Wren Scott

    Though we always thought Vanity Fair would publish the lengthy look at the life and death of L’Wren Scott, the November issue of British GQ has the story. In an unfortunately titled piece,  “L’Wren Scott: You Can’t Always Get What You Want”, writer Phoebe Eaton researches the history of the late designer and gets the details about

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  • The Daily | October 9, 2014

    Walking Down The Aisle! With Dennis Basso

    The wedding bells are tolling this week for editors and soon-to-be brides as Bridal Market takes over Manhattan. Yesterday, we got a peek at Dennis Basso‘s sparkly, lacy confections at Kleinfeld Bridal, and boy, were they dreamy. (That nude look was a subtle surprise…) Post-show, we quizzed the designer on all things matrimonial… What’s your favorite wedding cake flavor?

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  • Eddie Roche | October 9, 2014

    A Night In The Clouds

    “I’ve never seen her in person, but now I get why people say she’s pretty,” one iPad-wielding publicist said to another just after Kristen Stewart breezed by.  Last night, Omar’s, the Greenwich Village club house of a restaurant infamous to everyone but truly known by few, played host to Stewart and a coterie of cool

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  • Eddie Roche | October 9, 2014

    YesterDaily: Glenda Bailey Goes Ab Fab

    As we were searching for a photo on Patrick McMullan this morning (in London, actually) we came across this classic shot of Harper Bazaar’s Glenda Bailey and a few fab pals. Though we know they need no introduction, there’s Joanna Lumley, Bailey, Joan Collins, and Jennifer Saunders at a September 2002 party at Vue in

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  • The Daily | October 9, 2014

    Hey Chicsters, What Makes You Happy?

    Just catching your breath post-fashion month? Finally, you’ve got time to pore over some of our dishy gems from The Daily in print this season! After a few months filled with major bummers, we canvassed the chic set for positive vibes… To love and be loved makes me happy. —Gigi Hadid, model Neville and Charlie! Neville is my dog, and Charlie

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 9, 2014

    Bicoastal Bites With Greg Chait And Bon Appétit’s Andrew Knowlton

    Bon Appétit restaurant and drinks editor Andrew Knowlton and L.A.-based designer Greg Chait of The Elder Statesman dropped by Achilles Heel in Greenpoint for a drink and some charcuterie. On tap? Some bicoastal food analysis, with a bit of style chatter thrown in. BY ALEXANDRA ILYASHOV What brings you here? Andrew Knowlton: I like a

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  • Eddie Roche | October 8, 2014

    La Vie en Ruffian: Elizabeth Stewart’s Elements of Style

    The Ruffian boys, Brian Wolk and Claude Morais, have nabbed a real get in their latest column for us. They’ve sat down with VVVVVIP stylist Elizabeth Stewart to get the scoop on her roots, clients, and why she loves living in Los Angeles. Elizabeth Stewart is a rare bird in fashion. Her rigorous training began

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  • Eddie Roche | October 8, 2014

    Kylie Minogue Gets Creative with Richard Christiansen

    Chandelier Creative’s Richard Christiansen has been a force of nature in the advertising biz for years now, but his latest partnership might be every native Aussie’s dream come true. Kylie Minogue has hired Christiansen’s team to design her tour merchandise, which includes T-shirts, sunglasses, and even condoms; they’ll also create animated films that will appear on stage during

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  • Dena Silver | October 8, 2014

    Neiman Marcus Has Your Ticket To Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party

    Ah, holiday season is just around the corner: we can soon look forward to plenty of peppermint-flavored coffee, more festive parties than you can count, mistletoe, and, of course, Neiman Marcus’ over-the-top Christmas book. Enclosed in the 88th annual catalog of wonders, there are plenty of options to land you the award for best gifter

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  • 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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