Chic Report

  • Eddie Roche | June 23, 2014

    What Are The Gents Up To In Milan?

    The gents are currently showing Spring in Milan, and Calvin Klein Collection held their show yesterday at the company’s European HQ. Italo Zucchelli showed 43 looks for a front row that included Luke Evans, New York Giants’ Victor Cruz, and Los Angles Lakers’ Nick Young, with girlfriend Iggy Azalea by his side. GQ held a cocktail party

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  • Dena Silver | June 23, 2014

    Monica Rich Kosann Brings Her Baubles Online

    Seeped in personal anecdotes, accented with plenty of timeless 18-karat gold details and sprinkled with diamonds, the baubles designed by Monica Rich Kosann have a distinct vibe. She splits her time between designing her jewelry and snapping black and white portraits, and Kosann just launched her new e-commerce destination. Her first big retail push came after Bergdorf Goodman offered her space in

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  • Dena Silver | June 20, 2014

    Designer To Watch: Max Gengos

    Vying for a sartorial breath of fresh air? Meet emerging design talent Max Gengos. Formerly an associate womenswear designer at Calvin Klein, Gengos has infused the label’s minimalist approach into his first collection, which debuted for Resort 2015. Before CK, the Cornell University alum interned for the likes of Derek Lam, Anna Sui, and Marc Jacobs. It took six

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  • Paige Reddinger | June 20, 2014

    Safilo And Solstice Sunglasses Host A Summer Soirée

    It’s almost the first day of Summer! So naturally, it’s time to find the perfect pair of shades, darlings. Good news for the specs-obsessed: Solstice Sunglasses just opened their new flagship store on 500 Fifth Avenue. To fête the new flagship, Safilo USA and Solstice sunglasses through a summery soirée that brought out editors, who spent the

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  • Paige Reddinger | June 20, 2014

    Reformation Hosts A Totally Tiki LES Affair

    “It all started when I was younger, all I wanted to have was luau birthday parties. You know what I’m talking about: a Hawaiian theme with hula-hoops, limbo, tiki torches—all of that stuff,” says Reformation creative director Yael Aflalo at the launch party on Wednesday for her newly debuted Tiki Collection. We’re standing in the midst of

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  • Eddie Roche | June 19, 2014

    Ferragamo Celebrates “Equilibrium” in Florence

    Ferragamo opened their latest exhibition, “Equilibrium”, curated by Sergio Risaliti and Stefania Ricci at the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo in Florence, Italy last night. The exhibition is part of the celebration of Florence honoring Firenze as the Hometown of Fashion in association with the 60th anniversary of the Center of Italian Fashion. The exhibition includes works from

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  • Eddie Roche | June 19, 2014

    Correspondence We Actually Received: Interview Request

    We receive pitches from publicists on a “Daily” basis, but some stick out more than others. Imagine our delight when we received this pitch from a  pub we’ve been waiting to hear from all of our career. We’re happy to help out when we can… To Who it May Concern: My name is  and I am

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | June 19, 2014

    Lupita Nyong’o Gets The Vogue Cover Treatment

    It was just a matter of time before Oscar newbie Lupita Nyong’o got her Vogue cover moment, and it looks like July’s the lucky month. Nyong’o is decked out in a bright Fall ’14 Prada print for the cover shot, which was photographed in Marrakech and lensed by Mikael Jansson. Inside the mag, the actress takes quite the stretch in stilettos,

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  • Eddie Roche | June 19, 2014

    Cindy Crawford Hits The Books

    Cindy Crawford is writing a book next year to be published just shy of her 50th birthday. The Rizzoli book, coming out in autumn of 2015, will be a combo of photos of the legendary super mod and tales from her day as a mod. Crawford previously penned Cindy Crawford’s Basic Face, where she demonstrated how to

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  • Dena Silver | June 19, 2014

    Keaton Row And Marie Claire Join Styling Forces

    Marie Claire gets further into the art of styling through a partnership with Keaton Row. The site, which was started by Cheryl Han and Elenor Mak in May 2013, offers an opportunity for shoppers to pair with a personal stylist, who creates outfits and selects pieces via the online platform. And through the new Marie Claire Masters of Style Program,

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | June 18, 2014

    Shoshanna and Elizabeth Arden Wine And Dine Atop Il Principe

    Did Midsummer come a couple days early? It certainly looked that way at last night’s girly, flower-flooded Shoshanna din at Il Principe’s rooftop, unveiled for the occasion, to celebrate Shoshanna Gruss’ debut collab with Elizabeth Arden. Gruss rounded up her coterie of gal pals, like Charlotte Ronson, Olivia Palermo, Nicky Hilton, Eleanor Ylvisaker, Valerie Boster, and Dani Stahl, plus a

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  • Paige Reddinger | June 18, 2014

    Coach Throws Its Annual Summer Soirée On The Highline

    Last night, Coach and Friends of the High Line partnered to co-host the 2014 Summer Party on the High Line, an annual event that has quickly become one of the most covetable bashes of the season. Pourquoi? Well, it could be the picturesque venue, with views of a glowing sunset over the Hudson and a four-block promenade

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  • Eddie Roche | June 18, 2014

    Peter Dundas on Pucci, Pups, and Ice Cream

    Last night in Florence, Emilo Pucci hosted a cocktail party in conjunction with Pitti and the celebration of the 60th anniversary of “Firenze: Hometown of Fashion”,  for the label’s art installation, “Monumental Pucci”, which featured the iconic Battistero sketch on the Baptistery of Piazza San Giovanni building. The installation is inspired by the Battistero scarf from the archives

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  • Dena Silver | June 18, 2014

    Yves Saint Laurent’s Silver Screen Moment

    France’s most in-demand import this season is not a dress. It’s not a suit, not a clutch or even a boot. In fact, this coveted piece of culture is quite cinematic. The fash pack was abuzz this week when Yves Saint Laurent Beauté and The Cinema Society hosted the premiere of The Weinstein Company’s Yves Saint Laurent.

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  • Eddie Roche | June 18, 2014

    Look Of The Daily: Olivia Wilde in Stella McCartney

    Olivia Wilde had another fashion win last night at the Cinema Society and Revlon screening of her new flick, Third Person in Manhattan. The actress wore a striped Stella McCartney green and black dress (with a touch of yellow, if you look closely) hot off the press from the designer’s recent 2015 Resort collection which

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  • Eddie Roche | June 18, 2014

    A Pitti Discovery: Meet Anna Kolomoets

    Pitti Immagine is mostly a men’s affair in Florence, but there’s still an area devoted to women at Pitti W among the boys. Of the many treasures we discovered was designer Anna Kolomoets, who hails from the Ukraine and has created a line of shirts and sweatshirts with fun fashion phrases, including a “Fashion Week Daily”

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  • Dena Silver | June 18, 2014

    Charlotte Olympia Sets Up Her First New York Showroom

    The Flatiron ‘hood is kicking it up a notch: As Charlotte Olympia‘s stateside presence continues to grow, the London-based shoe designer has plans to open up her first showroom in New York. Located at 156 Fifth Avenue, the space will house all four seasons of her quirky footwear designs, her handbag designs, and her Encore label, which is

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  • Eddie Roche | June 17, 2014

    Scott Schuman Catches Your Eye (Glasses)

    Blogger and photographer Scott Schuman was at Pitti Uomo in Florence today to launch a new project, “Faces by The Sartorialist”, which is an ongoing collection of shots he’s captured of people on the street worldwide wearing eyeglasses. The photog showed off his work today of new and old subjects wearing specs at an event at Giardino Corsini

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  • Eddie Roche | June 16, 2014

    David Gandy To Give David Beckham A Run For His Money

    Because looking perfect modeling underwear isn’t enough, David Gandy is now getting into the design world: he’s launching his own line of knickers. The underwear collection will be sold exclusively at British store Marks & Spencer and be called David Gandy for Autograph, featuring 28 items, from briefs to boxers. He’s been a longtime model for his

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  • Eddie Roche | June 16, 2014

    Diane von Furstenberg To Be Honored By FGI

    Diane von Furstenberg has her own DVF Awards every April, but come October she’ll be on the podium receiving instead of giving. The Fashion Group International Night of Stars ceremony will honor DvF with their Super Star Award this fall. (One can only wonder why it took them this long…) Last year, Robert Duffy and Marc

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