Chic Report

  • Paige Reddinger | May 18, 2015

    Piaget Celebrates Its New Possession Collection At The Nomad

    Piaget held a chic luncheon on the roof of The Nomad hotel recently to celebrate the luxury jeweler’s new collection, Possession. The new collection is meant to be worn everyday as an alternative to Piaget’s lustworthy high-end jewelry and watch collections. “Today I hope you can think of us as jewelry you can truly wear

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  • The Daily | May 18, 2015

    Haute Looks From The Billboard Music Awards

    There was excitement aplenty at last night’s Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas: Olivier Rousteing‘s surprise announcement of his Balmain collaboration with H&M, the debut of Taylor Swift‘s star-studded “Bad Blood” music video, and, of course, red carpet looks that were anything but boring. Oh, and there was lots and lots of Balmain proper for this crowd… Without further ado, here are

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | May 18, 2015

    J.Crew Launches Its Fifth CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Pair-Up Today

    Don’t have a piece of CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Paul Andrew‘s designs in your closet yet? Jonseing for something from runners-up Ryan Roche and Eva Fehren designer Eva Zuckerman? The trio are the latest CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund talents to pair up with J.Crew on limited-edition capsule collections, which are available for pre-order today. It’s the fifth time J.Crew

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  • Eddie Roche | May 15, 2015

    Creative Time Launches Latest Exhibition In Central Park

    Last spring, New Yorkers lined up in droves to to see Karen Walker‘s 75-feet-long candy sphinx in Williamsburg’s Domino Sugar Factory, which was presented by Creative Time. What ever could they do next? How about the outdoor exhibition “Drifting in Daylight”, which opens today in Central Park and will bring visitors to the park’s North End for

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  • Eddie Roche | May 15, 2015

    George Clooney and Tom Ford Part Ways

    Though it looked like a match made in movie heaven, George Clooney and Tom Ford have parted ways on the designer’s second feature project. Page Six reports that Clooney was lined up to produce Ford’s movie Nocturnal Animals, but the boys had a disagreement and have parted ways. A source tells them: “Ford is in Cannes

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  • Peter Davis | May 15, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Tijuana Nights

    I haven’t seen more cute, cool peeps in one place than last night at the launch of Tico’s, the downstairs lounge of Tijuana Picnic on Essex Street. Fashion goddess Giovanna Battaglia kicked her high heels up with Keegan Singh. Tabitha Simmons came straight from seeing her pal Karen Elson and The Citizens Band perform at

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | May 15, 2015

    Mr. Brainwash’s Chic Sunglass Hut Takeover

    Street art junkies and Ray-Ban loyalists alike had something to obsess over at last night’s cocktail bash for the latest installment of Sunglass Hut’s Artist Series at the shades purveyor’s newly-reopened Soho store on Broadway and Broome. Mr. Brainwash (aka MBW, aka Thierry Guetta), who decked out 250 pairs of Ray-Bans with his signature colorful splatters as part of

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  • Eddie Roche | May 14, 2015

    Rihanna Officially Makes History For Dior

    Rihanna’s eagerly anticipated Dior campaign finally saw the light of day, with eight shots released of RiRi hanging out at the Palace of Versailles in the fourth installment of the brand’s ‘Secret Garden’ series. Steven Klein shot the campaign; Rihanna is the first black woman to be the face of the Parisian house. Her now longtime and trusty

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | May 14, 2015

    Miu Miu Taps Actress Stacy Martin To Front Its First Fragrance Ads

    Scent-sational news: Miu Miu’s debut fragrance will be out this September, and they’ve already revealed the yet-t0-be-named perfume’s campaign gal. Actress Stacy Martin will star in the ads, following her turn in Miu Miu’s Fall 2014 campaign. Martin starred in last year’s titillating Nymphomaniac, and for her first Miu Miu campaign, she was shot by Steven Meisel. Why was

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  • Eddie Roche | May 14, 2015

    Game of Thrones’ Kit Harrington Covers Out

    Reluctant hunk and Game of Thrones star Kit Harrington appears on June/July issue of Out in their annual ‘Hot List’ issue. Earlier this year, at the Hollywood Foreign Press conference, the actor told reporters that it was “demeaning” to be called a hunk, which threw everyone into a tizzy on the WWW. “I found it unfair,

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  • Zachary Weiss | May 13, 2015

    George Clooney And Omega’s Texas-Sized Dinner

    “I can’t wait to meet these heroes,” George Clooney said, pointing toward astronauts James Lovell and Thomas Stafford. “And I hear they can drink pretty well, too.” Clooney, along with Omega, brought out nearly 300 jetsetters to Houston, Texas last night where the watch megabrand had taken over the city. Pourquoi? To celebrate the 45th anniversary

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  • Eddie Roche | May 13, 2015

    To Discuss: Rob Pruitt’s $925 Steel Folding Chair

    Artist Rob Pruitt, who opened an exhibition over the weekend at the Brant Foundation Art Study Center, is getting into the furniture biz again. He’s created a limited edition (there are only 100!) vinyl-wrapped graffiti folding chair produced with that’s going for $925.  The chairs were conceived after Pruitt’s graffitied plywood tabletops in his solo

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 12, 2015

    Six Celeb-Approved Shady Picks for Summer!

      Sunglasses are now a year round thing for most people, but if you’re looking for a new pair or two before Summer officially starts (hello, Sunday, June 21st!) we’ve found six styles currently available to consider. Check out these specs decisions made by Emily Blunt,  Gigi Hadid, Emma Roberts, Anna Kendrick, Ryan Gosling and Beyoncé. Remember those tried-and-true

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  • Peter Davis | May 11, 2015

    The Daily Davis: GLAAD Celebs Hit Up Pretty Ugly

    After the 26th annual GLAAD Awards last night, the black tie/sequined celeb crowd hit Pretty Ugly, Drew Elliot and Erich Conrad‘s wildly popular weekly dance party at Diamond Horseshoe in the Paramount Hotel. Kelly Ripa (who won the GLAAD Excellence in Media Award) and Mark Consuelos held court in a booth with Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper,

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  • Zachary Weiss | May 8, 2015

    Valentino And Ansel Elgort Spend An Evening At The New York City Ballet

    The New York City Ballet’s annual Spring Gala last night brought out admirers young and old. The evening’s sponsor, Vacheron Constantin, brought out a bevy of discerning watch collectors, along with a crew of celebs who were treated to Peter Martin‘s staging of La Sylphide in the David H. Koch Theater. Ansel Elgort was on hand

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  • Eddie Roche | May 8, 2015

    Aliza Licht Celebrates Her New Book At Stephan Weiss Studio

    The Aliza Licht fan club was out in full force last night as the @DKNYPRGirl celebrated the release of her new book Leave Your Mark, which hit shelves earlier this week. How was the occasion, well, marked? Licht’s boss and mentor Donna Karan threw a bash at the Stephan Weiss Studio with jams by Hannah

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  • Peter Davis | May 8, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Henry Leutwyler Gets Decked Out

    One can never have too much art on their walls and the more art there is on skateboard decks, the better. My pal, celebrated photographer Henry Leutwyler, was asked by Dorian Grinspan to do a series of  “Rockets & Sex Toys” photographs for the current issue of Dorian’s art and style magazine, Out of Order. These

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  • The Daily | May 8, 2015

    10 Movies To Get You Prepped For Your Summer Out East

    Ready for summer? Us too! While your Daily is getting ready to unveil our first issue of The Daily Summer just in time for Memorial Day weekend, we can’t stop dreaming of lazy days in the Hamptons. In the meantime, we’ve rounded up ten East End-inspired flicks to watch this weekend in anticipation of the summer season. Or if

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  • Eddie Roche | May 7, 2015

    BOSS Parfums Finds A Brand Ambassador

    Who’s the boss? Apparently, it’s Divergent star Theo James, who has been signed as the brand ambassador for the new scent BOSS from Hugo Boss. “I’m honored to be representing BOSS Parfums as an ambassador in their latest perfume campaign,” James said in a statement. “I have for a long time admired BOSS for achieving the

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  • Daniel Chivu | May 7, 2015

    Anna Wintour, The New Queen Of Comedy? Indeed!

    Shut the front door! Anna Wintour is the queen of comedy in this hilarious, must-see sketch from Late Night with Seth Myers where she plays up that icy reputation, starring in Anna Wintour: Comedy Icon. In the five-minute sketch, we learn that the powerhouse and brains behind NBC’s late-night talk show is actually Wintour, and

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