Chic Report

  • 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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  • Eddie Roche | August 11, 2014

    The Anna Wintour Musical Is Happening

    We know some of you skipped out early on Friday, but we wouldn’t want you to miss the recent details that have emerged about THE ANNA WINTOUR MUSICAL! Yes, that is actually happening. The show entitled Ryan Raftery Is The Most Powerful Woman in Fashion is a two-night-only ‘fierce jukebox bio-musical’ which premieres this evening at Joe’s

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  • Eddie Roche | August 11, 2014

    The Ruffians Celebrate Their ‘Cool School’ List With An L.A. Bash

    To celebrate perhaps their most comprehensive post for us ever (we’re really not kidding about that!), Ruffian’s Brian Wolk and Claude Morais and your Daily hosted a fete in the glamorous privé salons and garden at the Bar Marmont in Hollywood on Thursday night. The L.A. Cool School, as the Ruffian’s call it, is the

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  • Eddie Roche | August 11, 2014

    W’s Very Rihanna September

    Another knockout cover coup for the W team: the mag revealed today that Rihanna is their September girl. Eh, eh, eh. RiRi was shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott and styled by Edward Enninful in a Donna Karan dress and Ashley Llyod headdress for the cover featuring the “world’s wildest style icon.’ “Rihanna came

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  • Eddie Roche | August 8, 2014

    New York Fashion Week Schedule Shuffles To Discuss

    Sorry, pubs and designers, New York Fashion Week officially begins on Thursday, September 4th, and as usual, there are a few things to discuss about the week’s schedule. First up: the return of Alexander Wang to Manhattan after his controversial move to Brooklyn’s Navy Yard in February. Wang is showing at Pier 94 on Saturday, September 6th

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  • Eddie Roche | August 8, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Chad White

    As one of the most popular male mods on the planet right now, Chad White is as sweet as he is gorgeous. This recently turned 30 guy also has some major wit and charm as you’ll read in the latest installment of ‘Male Model Moments.’ You know him from his work for  Dolce & Gabbana (“Domenico

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  • Paige Reddinger | August 8, 2014

    Chic Spree: Rebecca Taylor

    Float into fall with a few dreamy threads by Rebecca Taylor. As she tells it: “My pre-fall 2014 collection is inspired by the story of Grey Gardens, a once-grand mansion in the Hamptons that becomes dilapidated over time due to its eccentric inhabitants, the Beales. This romantic concept of the gardens growing over the walls,

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  • Dena Silver | August 7, 2014

    Karolina Zmarlak On Her Fifth Year In Business And Her Fall Collection

    Nestled in a plush corner of Saks Fifth Avenue’s selling floor, Karolina Zmarlak‘s collection of finely tailored separates and dresses in muted colors hang on a rack. Each piece has a distinct detail; a curved zipper on the front of a creme and taupe dress, a crepe jumpsuit that nips in at just the right spots, and

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  • Eddie Roche | August 7, 2014

    Say What? George Clooney To Wear Giorgio Armani

    For whatever reason, speculation has grown that George Clooney will be wearing Giorgio Armani at his upcoming wedding to Amal Alamuddin, to which we say, ‘DUH!’ Doesn’t Clooney wear Armani to basically every high profile function? Google “George Clooney and Giorgio Armani” and 819,000 results come up. (Compare that to the measly 135,000 results that come

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  • Eddie Roche | August 7, 2014

    Inside Vanity Fair’s ‘Style’ Issue

    We finally have our hands on the hot-off-the-press September issue of Vanity Fair devoted to style, which is distracting us this Thursday morning. Goodies in the issue include Donatella Versace answering the Proust questionnaire (What is your most marked characteristic? “That I get what I want,” she tells them.), Mario Testino‘s portfolio of 16 members of

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  • Dena Silver | August 7, 2014

    ELLE Taps Kristen Stewart For Their September Cover

    For their largest issue ever, at 664 pages, ELLE shows off their cover featuring Kristen Stewart, as shot by photog Michael Thompson. Taking a page out of Karl’s book, the duo traipsed to The Valley to capture a very Chanel shoot in a supermarket. Stewart lounges in the produce aisle and gets sultry among the peanut butter jars,

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