• News

    hachem | January 10, 2013

    Just Doo It: Vince Names Doo-Ri Chung Creative Director

    New year, new gigs: Designer Doo-Ri Chung is taking the reigns as the new creative director at Vince, announced just one day after word spread that founders Rea Laccone and Christopher LaPolice are exiting the company they founded. Chung will have her hands full, as the company is apparently moving full steam ahead with plans to double their store count and open new digs in the U.K., Canada, and...

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  • News

    hachem | January 10, 2013

    "Fashion Icons" With Fern Mallis: Marc Jacobs Edition!

    Fern Mallis corralled a chic set to the 92nd Street Y last night for the latest edition of her "Fashion Icons" conversations, this time with Marc Jacobs who she's been trying to nab for a year and a half, plus had to reschedule post-Sandy in November. It was worth the wait as Jacobs descended upon the stage to talk everything from former flames to Dior to Nebbles, his new...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 10, 2013

    Campaign Trail: Michael Kors

    Red haute! Mario Testino shot Michael Kors' Spring campaign starring Karmen Pedaru and Simon Nessman. "We wanted the campaign to highlight the crisp, graphic feel of the Spring collection in bold California colors," Kors explained in a statement. New Yorkers have a reason to celebrate with the just announced news that the brand will be opening their largest store in the world later this year in Soho.

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  • Editor picks

    hachem | January 10, 2013

    Full Circle

    WHAT: Cast Eyewear You And I Are In Love Sunglasses...WHY: Buyer beware! You may have a total Yoko moment wearing these Cast shades. The futuristic frames are a specs-adorning transporting ticket to the swinging sixties and seventies. Plus, you and 99 other chicettes will be the only ones wearing these frames, given the limited-edition run of 100 pairs. It's up to you to supply the bell bottoms; flower power...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 10, 2013

    Jimmy Choo To You

    Woof! Valerija Kelava and black and white poodles appear in Jimmy Choo's glam spring campaign shot by British photog Angelo Pennetta and styled by Camilla Nickerson. Just your average look whilst walking the pups. Look for the campaign to start rolling worldwide this month. Please curb your dog.

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  • News

    hachem | January 10, 2013

    Links of The Daily

    (NEW YORK) Suzy Menkes Awarded Florence's Highest Honour The fashion editor has been awarded the "Fiorino d'Oro" of the city of Florence Oscar nominations 2013 Emma Stone and Seth MacFarlane announced the 2013 Oscar nominations H&M's High-End Store Will Open In 7 Locations This Spring & Other Stories will open its first seven stores in London, Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen, Milan, Paris, and Stockholm The Brit Awards 2013 Statue Revealed! [MTV...

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  • Editor picks

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Hold The Marshmallows

    WHAT: Dawn Levy Coco Jacket...WHY: Au revoir, marshmallow-esque puffer jackets; bonjour, Dawn Levy's new e-commerce site! Flaunt your winter style in a waist hugging, curve-accentuating Coco coat. Neither rain nor snow are excuses not to look your best in luxury. What's more blatantly luxe than a Mongolian fur trimmed down jacket? Yeah, no need to attempt answering that...AVAILABLE: $1290, DawnLevyDesign.com...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Jetset with Tumi and Anna Sui

    Long gone are the days of steamer trunks and head-to-toe airport couture, instead replaced by hassle-free luggage and accessories. Lame! Where have all the glamorous jetsetters gone? To celebrate globetrotting fashion, Tumi joined up with Anna Sui to launch a line of signature floral print luggage. In addition to the patterned carryalls, Tumi and Sui paired with Lonelyleap

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Karl Says The Darndest Things

    When the Kaiser speaks, everybody listens; the WWD CEO Summit was no exception. Karl amassed an entourage of attendees including SJP, Carine Roitfeld, Anna Wintour, and Stephen Gan. The industry elite listened as Karl and Bridget Foley discussed a wide range of topics, like hosting Chanel's next Metiers d'Art show in Texas. Oh, Karl!

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Correspondence We Actually Received: Television's Hot New Designer

    Attention! Attention! Today is the day that Vicky & Lysander, a new comedic web series, unearths another episode with the LOGO network. It's our civic duty to share all the deets from the show's creator that landed in our email inbox this morning. Take it away! The series (10, five minute long episodes) follows a deluded couple as they try to climb the social ladder of Manhattan.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Look of The Daily: Anne Hathaway in Saint Laurent

    After her unfortunate commando episode a few weeks ago, Anne Hathaway wore pants last night to the National Board of Review Awards in Manhattan. But not just any ol' pair! Annie showed up in a three piece Hedi Slimane number from his spring 2013 collection, with a clutch by Jill Milan. Hathaway's latest flick, Les Misérables, took home the Best Ensemble award at the event.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Captain Hook's Son Makes Red Carpet Debut

    Last night in West Hollywood, W and Guess hosted a party celebrating film and fashion, at which Alexander Antebi of "Who is that guy?" fame gave his best Sharon Stone while stepping and repeating. Just who is Antebi? His Facebook page lists him as CFO (Chief funkadelic officer) at Conquistador. If any of our West Coast friends could explain what that is, we're all ears!

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Meet Polka Spot!

    Those Fabulous Beekman Boys seem to do it all! Not only did they win The Amazing Race, have a reality show on the Cooking Channel, and a line of best selling books, but now they've entered the comic book world. Introducing...Polka Spot: My Life in Pictures. The comic was co-written by Darren G. Davis, Michael Troy and the Beekman Boy himself, Brent Ridge.

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  • News

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Vince's Founders Bid Adieu

    Retail farewell alert! Vince's founders, Rea Laccone and Christopher LaPolice, are parting ways with the company they started nearly 14 years ago come February 1. Word of the duo's departure arrives in tandem with plans for Vince’s parent company, Kellwood, to take the company public. Known for its stylish basics in quality fabrics, particularly its sumptuous cashmere sweaters done in plush neutrals, the sportswear company has grown fast and...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    When Anna Met Jerry…

    Look what we have here, folks! Anna Wintour attended the Stella McCartney Fall presentation yesterday at 680 Park Avenue and got to have a little visit with Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Seinfeld. What fun! It's not every day we see Jerry out and about in our neck of the woods...

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  • Runway

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Pre-Fall 2013: Tibi, Nonoo

    Tibi: Angular graphics grooved with slouchy layers and hits of colorblock in Tibi's offering for that innately buyable Pre-Fall season. Black and white presided over the alternations of minis and stovepipes, with a few knee-grazing shorts and skirts cut to the same general hemline in the mix.

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  • News

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Alber Elbaz Recaps Career at the YMA FSF Geoffrey Beene Awards

    The Waldorf Astoria got a massive dose of inspiration last night, thanks to the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund's 50th anniversary of the Geoffrey Beene Fashion Impact Awards. Leave it to Lanvin's adorably bespectacled leading man to bring the poignant punch. On the premises: an array of notable industry movers and shakers, including the eve's host, Alina Cho of CNN, designer Bibhu Mohapatra, W’s Stefano Tonchi, Paper’s Kim Hastreiter...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Catching Up With Leora Kadisha Of StyledOn

    Remember way back in 2010 when we asked if StyledOn was going to become the Facebook of fashion? Two years later, we are pleased to report that it's more than a Facebook fashion stalking platform; it's a bridge between consumers and brands.

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  • News

    hachem | January 9, 2013

    Links of the Daily

    (NEW YORK) Karl Lagerfeld To Host Chanel Show In Dallas Everything is bigger in Texas, including Chanel's next Metiers d'Art show First Look: Raquel Zimmermann for Salvatore Ferragamo SS13 Campaign David Sims photographs mod in natural setting Target Ratchets Up Retail Price War Target is now price matching Walmart, Best Buy and Amazon Whelp. Here's Another Fashion Video That's Far Too Catchy YouTube has a new fashion sensation & Other Stories Announce...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | January 8, 2013

    Martha Stewart Gets Nosy With Marc

    Martha Stewart asking Marc Jacobs who his favorite porn star is? Indeed, that happened! Last night at the WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit opening night dinner at The Plaza, the domestic diva took to Twitter to ask her followers to submit questions for Jacobs and she went there. The crowd included Pamela Love, Olivier Theyskens, Proenza Schouler's Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough, Elettra Wiedemann, Yigal Azrouel, Eric Wilson,...

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