Chic Report

  • Sydney Sadick | December 15, 2015

    Naadam Founder Matt Scanlan’s Quest to Redefine Cashmere

    Meet Matt Scanlan, founder of Naadam, a luxurious new cashmere brand that sources the finest fibers while preserving the tradition of its herders in Mongolia.  How did Naadam get started? I have a background in venture capital, and my business partner has a background in econometrics. We weren’t fashion guys, although I think now we probably are. I was pretty sick

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  • Kassidy Silva | December 14, 2015

    Beauty: La Mer Miracle Product Revealed

    The legend behind La Mer’s miracle skincare products is retold for the holidays. The idea? To get consumers spending.  For those that have ever wondered why La Mer skincare is so pricey—its signature Crème de la Mer Moisturizing Cream retails for $2,060—the brand (owned by Estée Lauder Companies) released a sweet short animated film, Max & The Sea,

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  • Sydney Sadick | December 14, 2015

    Milk Bar’s Sweet Fashion Collab

    Christina Tosi, chef and founder behind Milk Bar’s addictive creations (Karlie’s Kookies, anyone?), has just made her fashion foray via a collaboration with designer and artist Christina J. Wang. The cjw x milk bar scarf, the parfait accessory that can be worn many ways, features adorable drawings of Tosi’s delicious options. Think: crack pie, a signature birthday cake that’s Insta-famous, cereal milk soft-serve, and cranberry-gingerbread cake

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  • Eddie Roche | December 11, 2015

    Joanna Coles Shares Her Holiday Gift Picks

    What does Cosmo EIC and Hearst Magazines editorial director Joanna Coles have lined up for the Ho-Ho times? “On Christmas Day I like to prepare a vast British feast with all sorts of peculiar Elizabethan foods that you should really only ingest once a year,” she told us. “We invite the same friends every year and the

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  • Natasha Silva-Jelly | December 11, 2015

    Fashion Heavyweights and A-listers Unite for AIDS at ACRIA Soirée

    Drew Barrymore and the hottest photographer duo on the planet Inez & Vinoodh were honored last night for their contributions to creativity and ongoing AIDS activism at a gala holiday dinner celebrating ACRIA’s 20th anniversary. Hosted by InStyle and Tiffany & Co. at the landmark Cunard Building, the gala saw the cream of the fashion and arts industries. Francesca Amfitheatrof, creative

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | December 11, 2015

    Chic Beauty Spot Marie-Lou & D Opens in Soho

    This week, a chic new salon celebrated its downtown debut in NYC: Marie-Lou & D. Owner and founder Dharmendra Manwani invited fashion and beauty insiders for an evening of bubbly, bites, and beauty tips, with Chelsea Leyland on DJ duty. After checking out the Soho space, The Daily chatted with Manwani to hear firsthand what to expect… Love the space! What

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  • Eddie Roche | December 11, 2015

    Jared Leto and Gucci Get Together

    Chris Evans is out. Jared Leto is in. Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele has selected Jordan Catalano Leto as the new face of the Gucci Guilty fragrance campaign, which was shot in Venice, Italy. News of the partnership was revealed via Snapchat when the Oscar winner took over the official Gucci account to announce his new gig. He also revealed today today

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  • The Daily Front Row | December 10, 2015

    5 Steps to Perfect Winter Skin

    Protect your most precious asset from the cold elements with products and treatments designed to nourish, renew, and boost radiance.  Step 1: ADD A MASK Your complexion needs a serious hydration hit come winter so introduce a twice weekly mask to your skincare regime. Look to products turbo charged with vitamins and ingredients designed to nourish and renew.

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  • Eddie Roche | December 10, 2015

    CR Fashion Book Marches On

    Carine Roitfeld is always miles ahead of the fashion pack, so it shouldn’t come as a shocker that her team is giving us a sneak peek at the 8th issue of CR Fashion Book, which comes out in March 2016. Wilhelmina mod Lorelle Rayner was shot by Rory van Millingen for the issue, and Roitfeld’s mantra is revealed in the teaser:

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  • Sydney Sadick | December 10, 2015

    Holiday Shopping: ID Pop Shop’s High Line Takeover

    On the hunt for unique holiday gifts? Check out ID Pop Shop in the heart of the Meatpacking District, a holiday destination through December 21, and get your hands on a range of items from local New York designers. Founders Barbara Wilkinson and Raoul Calleja give us the details.  What provoked you to bring ID Pop Shop to NYC? Barbara: As independent designers ourselves, Raoul

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