Chic Report

  • The Daily | November 25, 2014

    Kara Ross And Donald Robertson Unveil A Cheeky Handbag Collab

    Putting two outlandish and beyond entertaining personalities in one room is recipe for a lot of fun. So what happens when two people matching that description partner up with the intent to create a collaboration? It’s double the fun, as proven by bauble designer Kara Ross and artist Donald Robertson, otherwise known as @DonaldDrawbertson. Your Daily chatted with the

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  • Paige Reddinger | November 25, 2014

    Blythe Harris On Stella & Dot: The Jewelry Line Empowering Female Entrepreneurs

    Stella & Dot is taking the age-old Tupperware and Mary Kay selling model and revolutionizing it for the chic, modern woman in search of a flexible career. Co-founded by two Stanford grads, Blythe Harris and Jessica Herrin are building a booming business, all while empowering other women to be entrepreneurs in their own right through their

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  • Eddie Roche | November 25, 2014

    Sailor Brinkley Cook’s Turkey Day Times

    We put her on our ‘Next Gen’ cover of The Daily Summer this past July, but we haven’t forgotten about IMG mod Sailor Brinkley Cook during these chillier months. We checked in with the sweet 16-year-old to see what she’s got cooking for Thanksgiving this year.  Where will you be dining for Turkey day? This year I’ll

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 25, 2014

    Sentimental Scents: Alexander Vreeland On Building The Diana Vreeland Fragrance Line

    You certainly know that surname—now you can take a whiff of it. Luxury fashion vet Alexander Vreeland has concocted the next lustworthy spate of scents to sniff out, in the form of a quintet of fragrances housed in gorgeous Fabien Baron-designed bottles named after his grandmother, Diana Vreeland. He filled your Daily in on how

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  • Dena Silver | November 25, 2014

    What Is Cate Blanchett’s Latest Role? Cover Girl For Porter Mag

    Just in time for the long weekend, the sixth issue of Porter will be hitting newsstands. And with the ever-gorgeous Cate Blanchett as their cover gal, this is one glossy you won’t want to skimp on. Snapped by photog Ryan McGinley, the Oscar-winning stunner chats with writer Alexandra Spring about a whole flurry of topics, including the pitfalls of social media (“It’s like watching

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 25, 2014

    Bauble Banter With Austin-Based Designer Kendra Scott

    Jewelry designer Kendra Scott started her chic, gently-priced line a dozen years ago in Austin adorned in a Baby Bjorn and with all sorts of financial concerns. Turned out, the Lone Star state couldn’t get enough of her wear-everywhere pieces and riveting stone choices (she’s got quite a way with a drusy!). Nowadays, Scott’s line

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  • Paige Reddinger | November 24, 2014

    Borrow and Lend Site Kookopa Has The Answer To Your Closet Woes

    Ever look into your jam-packed closet and wonder why you still have nothing to wear? Newly launched borrow and lend site, Kookopa has this age-old dilemma solved! Now instead of consigning your closet, you can share it and make money in the process. Or if you’re just looking to occasionally update your closet without spending

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  • Zachary Weiss | November 21, 2014

    Iris Apfel, Kim Hastreiter, and David Yurman Honored At The Pratt Institute’s Legends 2014 Gala

    “Thank you for all of this, and for making me a geriatric starlet,” the legendary Iris Apfel said taking the stage at The Pratt Institute’s Legends 2014 Gala at The Mandarin Oriental. “I’m wowed. I think it’s an excellent school, and they do a great job. I think it’s one of the best institutions in

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  • Dena Silver | November 21, 2014

    Sergio Says! Musings From Cosmo (And Beyond…)

    Take a seat, as Cosmo‘s Sergio Kletnoy has a lot to talk about. His social calendar has been on full blast, and this past week was stuffed with cameos by Barbra Streisand, Kelly Osbourne, Prabal Gurung, and more… When I thought that life couldn’t possibly get any better, with no more highs left to reach, no more artists

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  • Dena Silver | November 20, 2014

    The Whitney And The Met Face Off With Two Artsy Parties

    The art crowd had a big decision to make last night: The Whitney or The Met? Both museums hosted uptown bashes, that naturally drew the downtown crowd. The Whitney’s Gala and Studio Party, which started with a seated dinner and turned into a rollicking dance party, was presented by Louis Vuitton. It was also their final

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  • Dena Silver | November 20, 2014

    Nanette Lepore On Saving The Garment District

    Nanette Lepore set out to save the garment industry long ago, and it’s due time that she’s being celebrated for her noble mission. Which is exactly what happened at the 10th annual Martina Arroyo Foundation Gala, where she was honored on Monday night for her work with the Save the Garment District campaign. Arroyo is

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  • Dena Silver | November 19, 2014

    A New York Moment With Jewelry Designer Aurélie Bidermann

    In early August, Aurélie Bidermann brought her cult-fave line of baubles to her first New York store, located on Lafayette Street in Soho. But she chose last night to officially celebrate the opening of her boutique with a chic set of close friends. She drew quite the crowd for a freezing Tuesday night. The likes of Garance

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  • Eddie Roche | November 19, 2014

    The Anna Ewers Takeover Continues…

    Anna Ewers continues her ride as mod du moment with the news that she’s the latest face (and THAT face!) to front Mango’s Spring/Summer campaign. Josh Olins shot the Women Management rising star with Sally Branka and Esther Langham, on make-up and hair duties. Ewers replaces Daria Werbowy and past heavyweights Miranda Kerr, Penélope Cruz, and Milla Jovovich as the

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  • The Daily | November 18, 2014

    Nick Jonas On Christmas Traditions, His Solo Album, And Crazy Fan Encounters

    In case you’ve missed it, Nick Jonas is totally back in action. Last week, Lord & Taylor celebrated their new Christmas window displays with a special performance and a chance to meet the heartthrob, which we took total advantage of. And apparently, the gaggle of teenage girls eagerly awaiting his arrival had the same idea. During

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 18, 2014

    Condé Nast Traveler Toasts Its November Issue

    Last eve, the globetrotting Condé Nast Traveler crowd hit up Haven’s Kitchen in Chelsea to celebrate the glossy’s November issue with “A Taste of Médoc”-themed bash. The mag’s EIC, Pilar Guzman, and the issue’s cover story star, cookbook author, Médoc resident, and all-around chicette Mimi Thorisson, the mag’s creative director Yolanda Edwards, and recently-minted style director Sarah Meikle were on hand for the shindig. Guests

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  • Eddie Roche | November 17, 2014

    Who The Hell Is Nick Bateman?

      How did model/actor Nick Bateman end up with 1,138,067 followers (and counting!) on Instagram? (More than Cher! Hundreds of thousands more than David Gandy and Barbra Streisand! And not too far behind in followers from Karlie Kloss and Kate Upton) The Daily sat down with this humble Canadian to find out how he’s rocked the social

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  • Peter Davis | November 17, 2014

    The Daily Davis: Crest & Co.’s Luxury Pop-Up, Models Making Art, And Giving Back to NYC

    Luxury junkies can’t stop clicking on Crest & Co., a new online destination devoted to all things chic and very hard to get. The super-curated private shopping site, launched by Nima Abbasi, is having their first pop up shop–open through December 31st at Turnbull & Asser on 57th Street. The pop-up features 14 artisanal luxury

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | November 17, 2014

    Bon Appétit’s Adam Rapoport On El Colmado Butchery’s Debut, Meat-Buying 101, And More

    Last week, Bon Appétit toasted the arrival of superb chef Seamus Mullen’s newest spot, El Colmado Butchery, in the Meatpacking ‘hood. (You might know Mullen’s talents from his perpetually packed West Village tapas joint, Tertulia, and his Gotham West Market outpost, El Colmado.) During the day, the glossy brought out the likes of Lulu Frost’s

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  • Eddie Roche | November 17, 2014

    Sonia By Sonia Rykiel’s Chic, Stripe-Filled Vid

    Our friends at Sonia By Sonia Rykiel collaborated with Parisian filmmaker Charlotte de Champfleury on a video showing off their stripe-y Fall/Winter collection. The film was shot at the Don Camillo Cabaret rue des Saints Pères in Paris with actress Charlotte Mangel showing off her stripes in the short conveniently called Diva Stripes. de Champfleury was asked to deliver a

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  • Eddie Roche | November 14, 2014

    Barneys New York And Baz Luhrmann Get BAZ DAZZLED

    A little rain couldn’t get in the way of Barneys New York’s holiday window unveiling at their Madison Avenue digs last night. This year, following collaborations with Lady Gaga and Jay-Z in the past, they partnered with director Baz Luhrmann and his designer wife Catherine Martin for ‘BAZ DAZZLED’, a multi-platform initiative that takes traditional holiday themes

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