Chic Report

  • Eddie Roche | September 25, 2014

    What’s Maggie Rizer Been Up To?

    Last month we happily welcomed Maggie Rizer back to the runway when she walked in the Michael Kors show for the first time in (gasp!) a decade. She also graced the cover of Vogue Japan‘s September issue, shot by Luigi & Iango in their ‘Perfect Icons’ issue alongside Carolyn Murphy and Karen Elson, to name a

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  • Paige Reddinger | September 25, 2014

    Shooting The Breeze With Scott Schuman

    Street style snapper Scott Schuman was amongst the crowd at Vionnet, so as we waited for the show to begin we caught up with the famed photog to find out his favorite Paris Fashion Week moment and to see which fashion insiders are seeking to be the apple of his eye. Do you have a

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  • Eddie Roche | September 24, 2014

    Franca Sozzani Jumps Off The Fashion Week Train For A Sec

    Kudos to Franca Sozzani, who just wound down Milan Fashion Week but made it to New York yesterday for a whirlwind trip to attend Fashion 4 Development’s fourth annual First Ladies Luncheon at the Pierre and then swing by the Italian Trade Commission. The occasion? Peroni Nastro Azzurro and Vogue Italia celebrated the launch of their two-year

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  • Paige Reddinger | September 24, 2014

    Live From Paris! Hamish Bowles’ Haute New Acquisition

    We spotted American Vogue’s European editor-at-large Hamish Bowles perched front row at Anthony Vaccarello in Paris wearing a dapper velvet purple suit as he waited for his perennial seat mate Virginia Smith to arrive. We caught him for a few quick questions just before the show and he dished on his very chic collector’s item… What

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  • Eddie Roche | September 24, 2014

    Is Kathy Griffin Joining Fashion Police?

    Rumors continue to swirl that Kathy Griffin will fill Joan River’s role on E’s Fashion Police when the show resumes. Last week, Melissa Rivers said the show would go on without her mother, but didn’t mention any new cast members joining the panel, which currently includes Giuliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne, and George Kotsiopoulos. Inside sources tell The Daily Mail that Griffin has

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  • Paige Reddinger | September 24, 2014

    Parisian Firsts! With New York Mag’s Véronique Hyland

    At Anthony Vaccarello‘s show at Les Docks at the Cité de la mode in Paris last night, we caught up with Véronique Hyland, fashion news editor at New York‘s The Cut, about her first time at the Paris shows…  What are your thoughts on Paris? I love that everyone comes to the shows with their motorcycle helmets in tow. It

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  • Dena Silver | September 24, 2014

    Daily Diaries: The Full Coterie + Sole Commerce Recap

    Ah, chéries, another season of Coterie has passed. So what was on tap at the chic trade show for Spring 2015?…The Javits Center was packed from September 14th to the 16th, with buyers and members of the press checking out the 1,505 exhibitors…There were plenty of fresh creations to peruse as well. ENK’s executive vice president,

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  • Dena Silver | September 23, 2014

    Hometown Glory! Chicsters Divulge Their Former Stomping Grounds

    Alright, fashionettes, who’s got the most hometown pride? We asked some of our faves: Where are you from? What do think on your old ‘hood? Boy, were you honest… Nicola Formichietti: “I’m half-Italian and half-Japanese. I was born in Tokyo and brought up in Rome. I was completely bi-polar! No, I’m kidding. But I love both

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  • Eddie Roche | September 23, 2014

    Kirsten Dunst Wants You To Keep To Your Selfie

    As the selfie backlash grows, Kirsten Dunst and filmmaker Matthew Frost give us their take in this short film, Aspirational, for Vs. Magazine. Dunst is going about her day when two young fans literally stop their car, jump out, and want a selfie with the actress at the end of her driveway. Manners? Who needs

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  • Eddie Roche | September 23, 2014

    Cara Delevingne Gets Deep With Allure

    Another model on a cover? Check! Cara Delevingne, who needs no intro, covers the October issue of Allure, which just hit stands today, and tells contributing editor Danielle Pergament where she likes to be alone, her fave movie, and more… Breakfast: “Scrambled eggs, bacon, and toast.” Beauty product: “Anything by Antipodes—it’s all natural. Especially their avocado

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  • Eddie Roche | September 23, 2014

    Olivia Pope’s Limited Edition

    Olivia Pope left D.C. for Gotham last night when The Limited’s collection inspired by ABC’s Scandal was toasted at at the IAC Building in Chelsea. Kerry Washington, aka Olivia Pope, costume designer Lyn Paolo, and The Limited’s head designer Elliot Staples were on hand to show off the affordable collection of women’s apparel, with prices starting at $49. It’s

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  • Dena Silver | September 23, 2014

    Tom Ford For Hommes, Now Online

    Tom Ford might know exactly what women want (something sultry and sexy yet always timeless), but this time around, he’s got a gift for the guys: his hommes goods are now available online. To kick things off, there’s a tiny taste from his menswear lineup, including pocket squares, expertly tailored dress shirts, and all the crocodile belts your heart

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  • Dena Silver | September 23, 2014

    Pint-Sized Paris Fashion Week With Bon Appétit’s Christine Muhlke

    Bonjour, Paris! As the shows kick off today, we just had to whip out this gem from our NYFW print issues: What to do if you’re show-hopping with a little one in tow? Let Bon Appétit exec editor Christine Muhlke advise you on doing Paris avec kids… France isn’t Italy. Walk into a caffè in Milan with your toddler, and

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  • Eddie Roche | September 22, 2014

    Did You Make The Business of Fashion 500 List?

    The Business of Fashion (BOF) put together their second annual #BOF500 list of the movers and shakers in the biz. This year they’ve added 105 new entries to the pot of industry insiders; the full list is comprised of notables from 40 countries, representing 55 nationalities. The list includes a lot of the usual suspects

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  • Eddie Roche | September 22, 2014

    V Crowns The Next Generation

    For Issue 91, our friends at V have declared the next gen of the tastemakers and influencers to know. They’ve broken it down by city, so the cool kids from New York, London, and Paris each have a spread in the issue. How did they create the list? “At V, we are always looking for opportunities

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  • Paige Reddinger | September 22, 2014

    Wolford: Lingerie With Legs

    As Wolford prepares to celebrate 65 years of creating the world’s hautest hosiery, marketing maestra Martina Brown explains how the Austrian megabrand stays so many steps ahead, season after season. BY PAIGE REDDINGER What’s the history behind Wolford? We are celebrating our 65th anniversary next year, and we were founded in 1950 on Lake Constance

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  • Dena Silver | September 22, 2014

    Bookish Banter Avec Amy Astley

    What’s happening with the kids these days? Your Daily caught up with Teen Vogue EIC Amy Astley recently, who filled us in on the big downtown move, her changing commute and cover starlets, bien sûr. Are you excited about Condé Nast moving downtown? I am! I live in Tribeca so it”ll be really easy. Will you be walking to work? Definitely. Even

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | September 19, 2014

    Happy Birthday, Carine Roitfeld!

    Joyeux anniversaire to the eternally chic Carine Roitfeld! The perma-stylish editrix’s pal Donald “Drawbertson” Robertson whipped up this adorable drawing for the occasion, with Karl Lagerfeld on cake duty, and is that Tom Ford we see amid the balloons? Also, in case you needed a reminder that Roitfeld has always been sublimely chic, check out this vintage pic below from her tome, Irreverent,

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  • Eddie Roche | September 19, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Dan Murphy

    After a brief hiatus, ‘Male Model Moment’s returns every Friday with Soul Artist Management’s Dan Murphy taking on our deeeeep questions this week. You probably recognize him from his campaigns for Hugo Boss and Cremieux or that time he had ice cream with Kate Moss, but do you know how he feels about snakes? Meet

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  • Eddie Roche | September 19, 2014

    Ask Our Newsstand Guy!

    ABC numbers aside, how are your glossies really faring? As always, our trusty newsstand expert Manish Golchha weighs in from behind the counter of 37th Street’s premiere fashion district resource, Magazine Café. What’s selling? What’s flopping? Answers ahead. BY EDDIE ROCHE What’s new with your business? A lot of changes are happening. The biggest story

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