Chic Report

  • 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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  • Eddie Roche | September 19, 2014

    Sam Smith Gets Calvined

      Calvin Klein Collection announced today that they’ll be dressing Sam Smith (aka “the male Adele“) in custom suits for his current sold-out North American tour. “I like to work with artists like Sam who are really talented and very new,” creative director Italo Zucchelli explains. “When Sam performs, it’s really just about his voice,

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | September 18, 2014

    Prada’s Surprise Opener: Gemma Ward!

    After six (!!) years away from the runway, Gemma Ward strutted her stuff at Prada’s Spring ’15 show this afternoon in Milan. Since her last spin on the catwalk, Ward became a mommy (aww alert!) and has dabbled in silver screen roles. Gemma, we’ve missed you so! Also making a cameo in Prada’s latest threads on a sandy runway: Lara

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | September 18, 2014

    Chic Chatter: What’s YOUR Relationship With Your Phone’s Battery?

    We asked, you answered: How do you get along with your cell phone’s battery? It’s a tumultuous relationship for many. Without further ado, the chic set’s thoughts on being juiced (and surviving sans charge). WSJ.‘s Kristina O’Neill: “I pretty aggressively charge my phone between shows, so I never run out of battery!” Mad Men‘s Kiernan Shipka: “The Mophie case

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  • Paige Reddinger | September 18, 2014

    Aussie Invasion: Meet Designer Dion Lee

    The Outback’s latest star designer is 28-year-old Dion Lee, whose collections are earning stellar reviews stateside—not to mention hefty orders from Net-A-Porter and Bergdorf Goodman. BY PAIGE REDDINGER How did you get your start in fashion? I studied fashion in Sydney and I was invited to present my graduate collection at Australian Fashion Week. I

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  • Eddie Roche | September 17, 2014

    W Crowns Cara Delevingne A New Royal

      Cara Delevingne is one of W‘s October cover girls along with Naomi Campbell, Kristen Wiig, Ellen Page, and Charlotte Casiraghi, (who each have their own covers) as part of their special “The New Royals” issue. What’s the criteria for being crowned? “Twelve standout women from the worlds of society, fashion, and show business, and divided into new and

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  • Eddie Roche | September 17, 2014

    What’s The Latest In Karlie Kloss Land?

    We can never get enough Karlie Kloss! Today, Lancaster Paris released nine shots of America’s Sweetheart fronting their Holiday campaign. Guy Aroch shot Kloss, who’s currently in her third season as the face of the handbag line. Meanwhile, the mod continues to go mainstream appearing on the October cover of Lucky mag, with a full feature interview. Last

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | September 17, 2014

    Down Under With Dawn Levy

    As a member of a prominent coat-manufacturing family, Dawn Levy knows her way around a well-constructed jacket. Whether it’s down, fur, or wool, she’s got it covered under her eponymous label and its diffusion line, DL2. The next polar vortex isn’t looking so bad, now is it? BY DENA SILVER Are you a fan of cold

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  • Paige Reddinger | September 17, 2014

    The Real Deal With The Outnet’s Stephanie Phair

    Net-A-Porter’s offshoot, The Outnet, has quickly grown into a luxury destination for savvy shoppers in its own right. And while Natalie Massenet’s visionary entrepreneurial spirit can be credited for its timely launch, longtime president Stephanie Phair was the one who turned the original vision into gold. We caught up with Phair to see just how

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  • Eddie Roche | September 16, 2014

    Where Did Richie Rich Go?

    One of the unexpected sightings during NYFW was Richie Rich, who we haven’t spotted out in ages. Where did the former Heatherette co-founder, whose shows were walked by the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Naomi Campbell, and Anna Nicole Smith, go? A more subdued Rich fills us in on what he’s been up to lately, how he’s

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  • Eddie Roche | September 16, 2014

    What’s Driving You Nuts, Chicsters?

    Need to get something off your chest? Of course you do, so we had to ask…What’s driving you nuts? ELLE’s Anne Slowey: What doesn’t drive me nuts? I’ve been sleep deprived for 3 years. I’m actually really happy these days. I wish I could still go to the afterparties. My last big blowout was the

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  • Paige Reddinger | September 16, 2014

    Ryan Raftery On Being Anna Wintour

    A lot has been said about Anna Wintour, and Ryan Raftery has added to the noise with a hilarious one-man show titled Ryan Raftery is the Most Powerful Woman in Fashion. In it, he plays the Vogue editor on the day the Kimye cover is released. Raftery retools popular music with lyrics of fret, world domination, and horrible trolls

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  • Dena Silver | September 16, 2014

    Catching Up With Phillip Lim At His New Boutique

    Noho’s got a brand new shopping destination, and we have a feeling that the neighbors will be rather happy with Phillip Lim‘s new addition to the ‘hood. Located at 48 Great Jones Street, right next to haute dining spots Acme and Lafayette, Lim’s bringing his streamlined aesthetic and covetable accessories, all housed in a sleek, white

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  • Dena Silver | September 16, 2014

    Miami Moment With Brickell Flatiron’s Ugo Colombo

    Ugo Colombo, Principal at CMC Group, tells us about Brickell Flatiron, Miami’s hautest luxury condo building.  So, what’s your story? I’ve been designing high-rises for almost 30 years. I’ve been a pioneer of developing luxury product in the Brickell area. Did you have any important collaborators onthe building? I’m good friends with Julian Schnabel, so

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | September 15, 2014

    Watch Tom Ford’s Spring 2015 Show, Streaming Here!

    Ready to obsess over Tom Ford‘s latest looks? The designer’s Spring 2015 show, which happened in London at 2 p.m. EST today, is streaming right here in case you missed all the chic action. Who doesn’t want an afternoon dose of Mr. Ford?

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