Chic Report

  • Eddie Roche | February 4, 2015

    La Vie en Ruffian: A Millinery Master Class

     Ruffian’s Brian Wolk and Claude Morais write in with their latest adventure on the West Coast… Hollywood has always been known for its salacious style, scintillating secrets, and seductive stars. Lady legends of Los Angeles are not born that way; they’re transformed and molded in the hands of the world’s most revered artisans. Montez of

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  • Peter Davis | February 4, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Ilaria Urbinati’s Super-Cool Eddie Bauer Capsule Collection

    I absolutely adore stylist and menswear guru Ilaria Urbinati who won our Fashion Los Angeles Award for Menswear Stylist of the Year (Armie Hammer presented the award to Ilaria, and he’s so tall and so good looking and so nice, I so can’t even deal.) Ilaria is always busy, especially now that her star client Bradley

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  • Zachary Weiss | February 4, 2015

    The Scoop On Jack Erwin Shoes, With Co-Creators Lane Gerson And Ariel Nelson

    Finding a good pair of shoes can be tough. Finding an affordable pair of good shoes can be even tougher. Enter Jack Erwin. The tech-savvy purveyor of men’s footwear is leading the pack in the newest round of chic start-ups.  The Daily caught up with Jack Erwin creators Lane Gerson and Ariel Nelson to find out more

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 3, 2015

    Carine Roitfeld On Discovering The Next Big Names

    There’s no question that Carine Roitfeld has the magic touch when it comes to finding fresh faces. Her most recent discovery, Gigi Hadid, has gone on to snag a string of the most coveted covers and campaigns, which culminated last month with a beauty contract with the world’s number one cosmetic brand, Maybelline New York.

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  • Eddie Roche | February 3, 2015

    Burberry’s Arty New Endeavor

    Burberry is partnering with L.A.’s The Hammer Museum to support the upcoming exhibition, “Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio”, featuring the work of British designer Thomas Heatherwick. The exhibition, running February 20th to May 24th, features a selection of Heatherwick’s studio’s projects through the display of pro-types, large-scale models, objects, photographs, and film

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 2, 2015

    PORTER Mag Puts Natalia Vodianova On Its First Anniversary Cover

    Happy first birthday, PORTER! Net-A-Porter’s biannual print glossy chose Natalia Vodianova as its cover gal for its anniversary issue, which hits stands this Friday. Vodianova dons Valentino and peeks through some blossoms in the Ryan McGinley-lensed shot. Inside the issue, there’s a groovy Gloria Steinem-inspired shoot snapped by Sebastian Faena, a sit-down with Hilary Swank on making a comeback, plus stories on the likes

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  • Daniel Chivu | February 2, 2015

    Exclusive! Watch Miley Cyrus Celebrate Jeremy Scott

    Jeremy Scott‘s having another epic year already, considering he designed Katy Perry’s halftime show looks (well done, sir!) for the Super Bowl last night. So, today seems like an opportune time to present an unseen moment from The Daily‘s recent Fashion Los Angeles Awards (FLAs) last month, where Miley Cyrus presenting the “Designer of the Year’ award to

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  • Peter Davis | January 30, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Black Tie, A Disco Birthday, And A Happy Ending

    I haven’t been in black tie in ages (at least a week!) so I was thrilled to suit up in my Thom Browne dinner jacket and Uber to The Bowery Hotel for the VHL Alliance New York Gala. My super-fabulous friend Flavia Masson (stunning in J Mendel) MC-ed the event, which raised awareness and money

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  • Daniel Chivu | January 30, 2015

    What’s Your Favorite Bridal Couture Look?

    Every Couture look is a thing of opulence, but none more so than the finale bridal couture gown. In Gaultier’s case, it came neither at the finale nor as a gown, but the look was every bit as a dramatic. Below are some looks from the runways of Jean Paul Gaultier, Zuhair Murad, Elie Saab,

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  • Daniel Chivu | January 30, 2015

    Exclusive! Watch Kanye West’s Much-Discussed FLAs Speech

      You’ve probably heard by now about Kanye West’s entertaining, over-eight-minute-long speech at our Fashion Los Angeles Awards in Hollywood last week. Now we have the complete video of Kanye honoring his pal Mazdack Rassi and Milk as ‘Innovator of The Year’. The chatty rapper celebrated Rassi saying, “This guy let me, a celebrity designer,

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  • Paige Reddinger | January 30, 2015

    How To Win A Year’s Supply Of Sophia Webster Shoes

    If your shoe addiction is anything like ours, you’re going to love this: London-based shoe designer Sophia Webster, known for her quirky-cool designs, has set up a contest for her Instagram followers to win a year’s supply of her shoes. That’s 12 pairs of shoes, darlings. Who wouldn’t want that? The contest is in celebration

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  • Eddie Roche | January 30, 2015

    Male Model Moments: Meet Saville Dorfman

    It’s that time of the week (TGIF!) where we meet another up and coming male model and Saville Dorfman fits the bill with a CR Fashion Book cover shot by Bruce Weber, GQ editorials, and fronting for Just Cavalli on his CV. Meet Saville!  Current City: New York City First modeling job:  Bruce Weber’s team approached

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  • The Daily | January 30, 2015

    A Moment With…Costume Designer Arianne Phillips

    Time for another tidbit from The Daily’s Hollywood edition, chicettes! Does it get more chicer than wardrobing haute actors and actresses in L.A. on set? We’ll let costume designer Arianne Phillips answer that one… Your designs for the Colin Firth spy flick Kingsman: The Secret Service are now for sale on Mr. Porter. Sublime! It’s super cool

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  • Peter Davis | January 29, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Noho’s Pretty People (Plus Art)

      I absolutely adore Noho. There’s the now already classic Acme (you must go dancing on Tuesdays at “Strut” downstairs from the restaurant. Deryck Todd is a divine host, and DJ Mikey Hefez makes the whole room dance). And Carlos Quirarte‘s The Smile, where all the cute n’ cool kids hang out (chef Melia Marden‘s food

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  • Eddie Roche | January 29, 2015

    Exclusive! Watch Highlights From The Daily’s Fashion Los Angeles Awards

    Want more of our very first Fashion Los Angeles Awards? Coming right up! This exclusive video shows the best of the best moments of last week’s epic evening at the Sunset Tower Hotel, which brought out Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Kerry Washington, Christian Louboutin, Jeremy Scott, Gigi Hadid, Nicole Richie, Archie Panjabi,

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  • Eddie Roche | January 29, 2015

    The Hilfiger Family’s Big To-Do

    The Hilfigers are going to the chapel this Spring. Tommy Hilfiger has released images from their Spring 2015 campaign, ‘I DO HILFIGER’ with the faux-fam hitting Sonoma, California to a wedding ,with Behati Prinsloo cast as the bride. “This season, The Hilfigers celebrate a family wedding with their own twist,” Hilfiger explains. “Inspired by my

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  • The Daily | January 29, 2015

    Car Talk! With Bob Mackie

    Time for another tidbit from The Daily’s Hollywood edition, chicettes! Let’s catch up with the iconic costume designer Bob Mackie, shall we? How long have you lived in L.A.? I was born here! I started working at Paramount Studios in my early twenties. I thought I had died and gone to heaven.  What’s it like to dress Cher? She’s

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  • Eddie Roche | January 28, 2015

    Parsons Slated To Honor Marc Jacobs At Its Annual Fashion Benefit

    Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton will reunite for a night on May 19th when The New School honors the designer along with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton at the Parsons School of Design’s 67th annual fashion benefit. In a statement they explained the luxury company will be honored for “their 25 years of collaboration with

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  • Peter Davis | January 28, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Hollywood Nights (And Day)

      I was a bit chic-ed out from The Daily Front Row‘s Fashion Los Angeles awards (Miley, Rihanna, Drew, Kanye, Katy, Kerry, Ciara, Armie…total first-name-only front row) at the Sunset Tower Hotel but was still craving more glam. So avec my pal Christian Leone, I hosted a dinner at his house at the tippy top of

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  • Zachary Weiss | January 28, 2015

    COS Debuts A Duo Of Fashion Films

    Chic retailer COS recently opened a set of brick-and-mortar outposts in New York and Los Angeles. So, what better way to celebrate than with some moody fashion films? The store enlisted U.S. directors Aaron Rose and Petra Collins to produced two shorts featuring the likes of Andre Saravia, Jeffrey Deitch, Leo Fitzpatrick, Chloe Wise, Arrow de Wild, Glenn O’Brien, and

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