Chic Report

  • Eddie Roche | November 6, 2014

    Breaking News: Snoop Dogg Gets Into Fashion

    Greetings, loved ones. Snoop Dogg is adding to his CV: He’s the latest entertainer to join the fashion world. The rapper, who last we heard was going by Snoop Lion, has teamed with Swedish brand Happy Socks to create three exclusive designs based on his artwork. For those that didn’t get that memo, Snoop’s got

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 5, 2014

    Candice Swanepoel On The VS Show’s Hop Across The Pond

    In just shy of a month, this year’s lucky gaggle of VS Angels and mere mods (there is a difference, darlings) will descend upon London in a flurry of neverending gams, copious glitter, and excessive décolletage. How is Candice Swanepoel feeling about the Victoria’s Secret runway spectacle storming London this year for the first time instead of

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  • Eddie Roche | November 5, 2014

    Season Two Of ‘The Fashion Fund’ Premieres Tonight

    Set the DVR! Tonight’s the season premiere of The Fashion Fund‘s second season on the Ovation network, which seemingly only exists to air this show. As you’ll recall, the docu-show documents the selection of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner, with Anna Wintour, Mark Holgate, Steven Kolb, Ken Downing, Jeffrey Kalinsky, Jenna Lyons, Reed Krakoff, David Neville, Rufus Wainwright,

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  • Eddie Roche | November 5, 2014

    Sarah Burton Opens Up To Glamour About McQueen

    In a rare interview, Alexander McQueen’s creative director Sarah Burton opens up to Glamour about Lee, motherhood, and what she’s like to work for. “There’s a black bird that sits on the window ledge, and sometimes I think that it’s him, which is comforting,” she says about McQueen, who committed suicide in 2010. She also credits

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  • Eddie Roche | November 4, 2014

    Gigi Hadid Goes Global

    No, that’s not a leftover Halloween look…It’s Daily fave Gigi Hadid appearing in an edgy shot for Harper’s Bazaar’s December issue. It’s all part of Carine Roitfeld’s latest fashion portfolio, “Rare Gems”, which shows off haute couture and jewelry. It’s another big coup for the charming Hadid, who will appear in all 31 editions of the magazine, reaching

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  • Eddie Roche | November 4, 2014

    It’s Oprah’s Favorite Thiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiings Time

    It’s that time of that year, boys and girls, where Oprah Winfrey (perhaps you’ve heard of her) announces her list of favorite things for 2014 in December’s O, which we hear takes 97 days, six run-throughs, and help from a lovely elf named Adam Glassman. She covers the issue in a faux fur from Donna

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  • Dena Silver | November 4, 2014

    Yoana Baraschi Hosts A Philanthropic GEMS Symposium

    Designer Yoana Baraschi might be known for her ladylike frocks, but she’s not afraid to embrace a fiercer feel in her collections. “I think of my clothes as very feminine armor for women in the world,” she told us yesterday at The GEMS Empowerment Through Shared Experience symposium that she hosted at Space 530. She wasn’t the only powerful woman

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  • Eddie Roche | November 3, 2014

    Gucci’s Starry Hollywood Night For LACMA

    L.A.’s unofficial fashion week wound down on Saturday night, with Gucci presenting the Los Angeles County Musuem of Art’s (LACMA) fourth annual Art+Film gala. Co-chaired by LACMA trustee Eva Chow and Leonardo DiCaprio, with Gucci creative director Frida Giannini as the gala’s host committee chair, the evening honored artist Barbara Kruger and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino. Who

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 3, 2014

    Rihanna Covers ELLE, Discusses Hangover Cures And Cooking Prowess

    ELLE’s got an early holiday present for vous! Rihanna nabbed her fourth cover for the mag’s December issue (making her the most frequently featured cover gal in Robbie Myers’ 15-year stint as EIC!), and the perennial provocateur doesn’t disappoint in her latest chit-chat. A few takeaways: being shy is what people misunderstand most about the star, childbirth is her

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  • Eddie Roche | November 3, 2014

    Cameron Silver’s Dispatch From Ukraine Fashion Week!

    Decades’ Cameron Silver recently attended Ukraine Fashion Week and writes in with a rave review from his adventure. Who are the Alex Wangs, Nicolas Ghesquières and Raf Simons’ of Kiev? Silver has the scoop!  I’ve been to fashion weeks in style capitals such as London, Paris, New York, and Milan.  I’ve also ventured to some below-the-radar fashion

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  • Peter Davis | October 31, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Boo! The Style Elite Reveal Their Halloween Costumes

    So many cool parties and so many crazy costumes. Will you be going to Fiona Byrne‘s blood-themed bash? Heidi Klum‘s annual media mayhem circus? The Boom Boom Room, where the PYTs will be dressing super “scary”? Amy Sacco‘s No.8? Party Queen Susanne Bartsch‘s “HalloQueens” at MoMA PS1? Well, my loves, you better have your costume

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  • Eddie Roche | October 31, 2014

    ‘House of DvF’ Comes To Your Casa This Weekend

    Set those DVRs, because DvF is coming to the telly this Sunday night when E!’s docu series House of DVF premieres at 10 p.m. EST. The show follows eight young girls, including a Mormon and a gal hailing from the fashion capital of Staten Island, as they compete for the role of brand ambassador for

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  • Dena Silver | October 31, 2014

    Getting An Early Start On The Holidays With Banana Republic’s Marissa Webb

    It’s never too early to begin plotting for the holiday season, right? Last night your Daily got a head start on the seasonal festivities with Banana Republic, where creative director Marissa Webb was busy introducing the brand’s holiday collection. For the first time ever, the label has introduced a slew of third-party merch, making the quest for stocking stuffers

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  • Zachary Weiss | October 31, 2014

    Jennifer Connelly And Paul Bettany Honored At 20th Annual ArtWalk

    Last night, Dolce & Gabbana and Vogue paired up to sponsor the 20th Annual ArtWalk for The Coalition for The Homeless. As expected, the fashion powerhouses drew quite the crowd. Paul Bettany and wife Jennifer Connelly were both on hand to be honored and promote their upcoming documentary. “I think I would have been best to

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  • Eddie Roche | October 31, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Kenneth Guidroz

    This week, we’re getting to know male mod and Louisiana native Kenneth Guidroz. He’s a proud pop, and one to watch for some obvious reasons. Let’s meet Kenneth… Current City: New York City Single/Married/Dating? Single Nickname: K.P. First modeling  job: Back in 2012 I did an ad campaign for Rufskin shot by Rick Day. How did you spend

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  • Zachary Weiss | October 31, 2014

    Toasting 105 Years of Seersucker: Haspel Taps Sam Shipley & Jeff Halmos

    Haspel, the first-ever purveyors of seersucker that have dressed every American president since Calvin Coolidge, celebrated their 105th anniversary of business this week at The Griffin, bringing out the likes of Andy Cohen and actor Eric West. The brand, led by Joseph Haspel’s great granddaughter, Laurie Haspel Aronson, has called upon Sam Shipley & Jeff Halmos of Shipley

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  • Eddie Roche | October 30, 2014

    Tom Ford Gets Inspired

    On the heels of Ruffian showing their Spring collection and DSquared2 celebrating the opening of their first U.S. store in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles’ “unofficial” fashion week continued last night with West Coasters heading to Milk Studios for the 2014 amfAR Inspiration Gala honoring Tom Ford, who will bring his Fall collection to town next year.

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  • Peter Davis | October 30, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Timo Weiland’s Road Trip, Benz At Blass, Miley’s MAC Moment, Woolrich Goes Live

    Want to road trip with the adorbs Timo Weiland gang? Donna Kang, Alan Eckstein,and Timo Weiland cruise around Southampton, the Wölffer Estate and Montauk with Lincoln MKC for a short and very sweet film (highlight: a shot of designer Timo surfing shirtless–watch out, Gisele!). Weiland narrates the dreamy daytrip, revealing what inspires the label. “The brand

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  • Zachary Weiss | October 30, 2014

    Hearst Debuts “The Face of Fashion: An Exhibit by Patrick McMullan”

    Patrick McMullan was joined by his loyal band of followers last night at the Hearst Tower to toast “The Face of Fashion: An Exhibit by Patrick McMullan”. The show combines collages of front row fashion week snaps with a few formal portraits. Town & Country‘s Jay Fielden, Esquire‘s David Granger, ELLE‘s Robbie Myers, and Marie Claire‘s Anne Fulenwider and Nina Garcia all participated in the shoot that

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 30, 2014

    TheOutnet.com Unveils Jewelry Collab With Seven Iconic Designers

    In need of some chic holiday stocking stuffers? TheOutnet.com has launched a jewelry collection of exclusive baubles from some of the biggest names in costume jewelry just in time for gift-giving season. Pieces like these Vickisarge half moon earrings with gold-plated crystals are available on the site starting today. The launch also marks the debut of

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