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  • Dena Silver | October 30, 2014

    The Assistant Files, Vol. 57: Gillian Sagansky, W’s Stefano Tonch

    At the intersection of boundary-pushing fashion and the hautest of the art scene is W, the coffee table-scaled glossy helmed by its ever-stylish EIC, Stefano Tonchi. While he might be the most self-sufficient editor this side of the Atlantic, he still relies on assistant Gillian Sagansky to keep him on the mark. When she’s not discussing retrospectives and

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  • Dena Silver | October 30, 2014

    Bill Blass Taps Chris Benz As Creative Director

    After a two-year hiatus from showing a women’s ready-to-wear collection, Bill Blass named Chris Benz to the creative director post today, catapulting the brand back into the spotlight. Aiming to relaunch the label by Spring 2016, the company has been quietly preparing for a return to the international market by regaining control of its licenses, copyrights, and trademarks. The

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  • Eddie Roche | October 29, 2014

    Scoop! Dsquared2′s Dean and Dan Caten On A Move To NYFW

    With rumors circulating that Dsquared2 would be showing at New York Fashion Week in February, designers Dan and Dean Caten confirmed to us yesterday that they are highly considering switching cities to show Fall 2015. At their swanky new Beverly Hills boutique on Rodeo Drive, their first American store, the twins played coy about the move on the

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 29, 2014

    Miley Cyrus Is The New Face Of MAC’s Viva Glam (Plus! Fun Photos From Miley’s Tour)

    Miley Cyrus is the latest in a slew of divas and musicians to front as the face of MAC Cosmetics’ Viva Glam ad campaign. The image features the singer/performer in a sparkly black leotard by The Blonds, shot in a position that is becoming almost as signature as her peace sign, tongue-out pose. Miley follows

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  • Zachary Weiss | October 29, 2014

    Alessandra Ambrosio And Jared Leto Celebrate RIMOWA’s New Madison Avenue Flagship

    RIMOWA opened up its new flagship store on Madison Avenue last night. The walls were, of course, lined with the brand’s jetsetter-adored luggage, including a limited edition set of Neville Wakefield-designed items, and the shindig brought out a similar jetset crowd. Jared Leto showed off some long ombré locks that were remarkably similar to the tresses of

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 29, 2014

    Franca Sozzani Will Nab A Lifetime Achievement Award Next Month

    Quite the bona fide: Vogue Italia‘s delightful top editrix, Franca Sozzani, is being honored on November 19th with a lifetime achievement award the European School of Economics’ New York Ball benefit, held at the Trump Tower and co-chaired by Tommy Hilfiger. Expect more stylish types on the winner’s roster besides Sozzani. The fashion flock’s go-to architect and

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  • Eddie Roche | October 28, 2014

    Ruffian’s Los Angeles Debut

    Ruffian’s Brian Wolk and Claude Morais finally showed their Spring 2015 collection last night for the first time in Los Angeles, after they broke from the NYFW calendar last month. For a front row crowd that included Rose McGowan, Cameron Silver, Jamie King (who we spotted backstage before the show helping with a last minute fix

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 28, 2014

    Pitti Uomo Selects Marni And Hood By Air As Latest Guest Designers Copy

    Who’s joining the Pitti posse this time around? This January, Pitti Uomo will host Marni as its latest guest menswear designer and Hood By Air as the special guest designer—and Tilda Swinton will perform. A runway show of Marni’s looks for the hommes will occur on January 15th in Florence. Expect Hood By Air’s Shayne Oliver to trot out his

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  • Eddie Roche | October 28, 2014

    A Moment With…Rose McGowan

    Ruffian’s Los Angeles collection debut yesterday was in many ways championed by designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais‘ dear friend, the friendly and fab Rose McGowan, who told us before the show why she thinks L.A. is having a moment, what bores her about NYFW, and her own designer ambitions. J’adore! How do you know Brian and Claude? I met them through

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 28, 2014

    Dior’s Sidney Toledano Elected To The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Board Of Trustees

    Sidney Toledano is adding yet another high profile role to his already very busy schedule: The CEO and president of Christian Dior Couture and CEO and board member of Christian Dior S.A. has been elected to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s board of trustees. “His experience managing a global business and his shared commitment to

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  • Dena Silver | October 27, 2014

    Tomboy KC’s Katie Cassidy And Lynsey Eaton Debut Optic Line, Sorella, In Vancouver

    When it comes to accessories, the sky’s certainly the limit, as there’s no shortage of chic rings, sexy pumps, or sumptuous leather bags to indulge in. But what about accessories for your face? That’s where specs come into play. This weekend, we were introduced to the latest optic collab to hit the market: Glasses.com and the

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 27, 2014

    J Brand Collaborates With Simone Rocha

    J Brand has unveiled its latest designer collaboration with haute burgeoning designer Simone Rocha. The 28-year-old Irish designer has been getting plenty of industry acclaim: She won the British Fashion Award for Emerging Talent in Womenswear last December, a finalist for this year’s inaugural LVMH prize, and a full feature spread in W‘s April issue, where she

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  • Dena Silver | October 27, 2014

    Hugo Boss Names Gerrit Ruetzel CEO Of The Americas

    Hugo Boss has appointed a new boss: Gerrit Ruetzel has been tapped as president and CEO of the Americas. Currently, Ruetzel is president and CEO of the Asia Pacific region at the brand, and he will relocate to the States from Hong Kong to begin the new gig on January 1st. Ruetzel is filling a role that

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 27, 2014

    Beyoncé Pairs Up With Topshop On Sporty Standalone Brand Copy

    What’s Beyoncé’s latest project? Her very own athleisure brand with Topshop. The joint venture with the retailer will be produced under the company name Parkwood Topshop Athletic Ltd. The chicly sporty garb may launch as soon as Fall 2015, according to WWD.Just don’t call it a run of the mill collab: The line will be a standalone business,

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  • Eddie Roche | October 24, 2014

    FGI’s Night Of Stars Honors Oscar

    Fashion Group International’s 31st annual FGI Night of Stars was held last night at Cipriani Wall Street, and once again the organization brought out the biggest names in the industry to the sit-down dinner. This year’s crop of honorees was comprised of Sarah Burton (Fashion Star), Glenda Bailey (Lord & Taylor Oracle), Diane von Furstenberg (Superstar),

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  • Dena Silver | October 24, 2014

    The Daily Media: 23 Moves To Discuss

    Paul Greenberg, formerly CEO at CollegeHumor, has been named CEO at NYLON. Brittany Adams, formerly associate fashion editor at Style.com, has been named fashion writer at Glamour. Jennifer Hitzges, formerly celebrity stylist, has been named fashion director at Redbook. Petra Kobayashi, formerly art director at SELF, has been named art director at Redbook. Simon Dumenco,

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  • Eddie Roche | October 24, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Josh Truesdell

    Aloha to Wahiawa Hawaii native Josh Truesdell, a favorite of Bruce Weber and a Ralph Lauren regular. We’re winding down the week with some random questions for Josh, who was clever enough to give us some very funny answers. Let’s get to it… Twitter: @JoshTrues Current City: NYC, baby Single/Married/Dating? Single Nickname: Calvin Klein (to

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  • The Daily | October 24, 2014

    Julia Restoin Roitfeld Fêtes The Relaunch Of Romy & The Bunnies

    Ladurée’s SoHo outpost was packed to the gills on Wednesday night for a dinner full of chic women—many French, many pregnant—all in celebration of Julia Restoin Roitfeld‘s relaunch of her mommy blog, Romy & The Bunnies. “Well, first I’m just checking out what they’re all wearing; very chic. They’re all just young and beautiful, and many of them pregnant,

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 23, 2014

    Marion Cotillard’s Chic New Lady Dior Ad Campaign

    Raf Simons’ muse for Dior, Marion Cotillard, is the embodiment of French chic in the new Lady Dior campaign. Of course, Cotillard is the essential Parisian woman tout le temps, but we love the images shot by Craig McDean of the actress in Paris, with the busy buzz of the city’s streets streaking by in the night sky

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  • The Daily | October 23, 2014

    Bag Banter With Tyler Ellis Of Tyler Alexandra

    Last night, a gang of loyal Tyler Ellis fans gathered at the Park Hyatt hotel to gawk at the range of new bags designed by Ellis for her line, Tyler Alexandra. For Spring, Ellis—the talented progeny of Perry Ellis—took on new animal skins in some head-turning colorways. We caught up with her at the hotel’s

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