• Chic Report

    hachem | April 2, 2013

    Meet Etro's Indian Inspired Fragrance

    Etro has launched a new women's fragrance inspired by India called Rajasthan. Described as a "fresh aroma of winter lemon flower combined with the sweetness of the young damask rose and the languor of mimosa. The skilled sensuality of amber and white musk are enlivened by a strong pink pepper bite, which gradually gives way to the delicate notes of landanum which then turns to the magnificence of sweet...

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  • News

    hachem | April 2, 2013

    Links of The Daily

    (NEW YORK) Heidi Klum Saves Son From Drowning The former Victoria's Secret Angel used her wings to protect her son Marilyn Manson Is the New face of Saint Laurent Nope, this isn't a poorly-timed April Fool All the Glossy Fashion Finalists For the 2013 National Magazine Awards The fashion nominees are in Garance Doré Brings One Of Fashion's Biggest Luxury Brands Down To Earth Garance Doré chats with some of...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Zac Posen's Soho Childhood: Supermods, Madge, and More

    In this week's excellent nostalgia trip of an issue (NYC tykes, represent!), New York moseyed down memory lane with scads of intriguing local natives (from Whoopi Goldberg to Matthew Broderick to Christine Quinn). And Zac Posen! The designer was reared on Spring Street, and grew up in the same building as Madonna's...dentist! Also of note from Posen's formative years?

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Refinery29 Is Getting Into The Reality World

    Refinery29 announced today they are getting their very own reality show, The Real29, to be independently produced. The show will feature the daily dramas, hijinks, triumphs, and challenges that go down at their headquarters every day. Apparently Kristian Laliberte is staying far, far away from this project with barely a cameo. He's no fool.

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  • Editor picks

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Brogues For Babes

    WHAT: Esquivel Gold Wing Tip Brogues WHY: If you're looking to add some casual chic flare to your wardrobe a la Lanvin's Fall menswear inspired shoes, but want to put the spring in your step now look no further than British shoemaker George Esquivel's beautiful brogues. Plus, these exclusive statement makers have none other than style icon Gwenyth Paltrow's golden stamp of approval.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Sneak Peek: Michael Kors' New Kicks Campaign With Karmen Pedaru

    Michael Kors is touting a new campaign for his popular trainers. Kickstarting the new line is a video by British photog Poppy de Villeneuve, which features model du moment Karmen Pedaru. Styled by Lawren Howell, who paid her dues by working as Anna Wintour's assistant at Vogue and later went on to work with other high profile photogs like Annie Leibovitz and Irving Penn

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Francisco Costa Designs T-Shirt for amfAR São Paulo Awareness Campaign

    Calvin Klein Collection's very own Francisco Costa has designed an exclusive t-shirt for the amfAr São Paulo awareness campaign. The nonprofit organization will be holding their third annual amfAR Inspiration Gala in São Paulo, Brazil on Friday. The t-shirts have been photographed with proud Brazilians including Adriana Lima, Izabel Goulart, Léa T, Preta Gil, and Madonna's ex, Jesus Luz, wearing them.

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  • Editor picks

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Pâtisserie Apropos

    WHAT: Charlotte Olympia Croissant Gold-Plated Clutch...WHY: Join us for brunch, oui? One glance at this cheeky gilded clutch and you can almost smell the freshly baked boulangerie deliciousness wafting through the air. It's as if you've been transported to a French cafe for a mid-afternoon nibble and tipple. Parfait!...AVAILABLE: $1,695, Net-a-Porter.com...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Correspondence We Actually Received: Invisible Watches

    Just in case you missed EFG :: Entertainment Fusion Group's mass April Fool's email...those crazy kids! "San Francisco, CA (April 1, 2013) – Modify Watches, the trend-setting modular watch company, has long been a proponent of listening to its customers and implementing their innovative and often unorthodox ideas.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Things We Love: Dogue

    We'd like to be able to give proper credit to this genius creation that we unearthed on Instagram over the weekend, but our research has left us empty-handed. Anybody have any deets on this precious "cover" of Dogue magazine? We bow down.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    How Did The Queen Do Easter?

    Nobody does an Easter look like Queen Elizabeth. Year after year she turns it out on Bunny day and this year was no exception. The pastel tweed! The pink hat with whatever that thing is on it! That million dollar smile! Liz was out of the house to attend Sunday mass with the fam at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

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  • News

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Dolce & Gabbana Fined $440.2 Million For Tax Evasion

    Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were denied appeal and their fashion house was slapped with a fine of $440.2 million by the Italian Tax Commission. The duo got charged for transferring control of their brands to a shell company (a company that exists but does not actually do business or have any assets) called Gado Srl in Luxembourg in 2004 and 2005. The transfer allowed the designers to avoid...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Kate Moss Gets Her Peru On

    This was bound to happen. Peru's most notable fashion export Mario Testino shot his buddy Kate Moss for the Vogue Paris April edition all decked out in looks from his homeland. The story entitled “L’Etoile de Lima” was styled by Sarajane Hoare and actually features Kate in looks from Ralph Lauren, Lanvin, Miu Miu, Rochas, and Gucci. Fabuloso!

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Rachel Bilson Covers Cosmo

    Rachel Bilson covers Cosmo's very pink May edition where she reveals her style secrets. What does she wear on a hot date with boyfriend Hayden Christensen? “Guys are so visual," she muses. "I can never go wrong with a tight dress or a short skirt.” How outside of the box. The Cosmo gang also unrolls their 23 sweet and sexy moves! Orgasm guaranteed! Woohoo.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Shower Time!

    Stephanie Seymour spent the holiday weekend at Julian Schnabel's West Village apartment, according to Page Six. Pourquoi? It's not what you think. The 44-year-old mod teamed up with the artist to throw his fiance, May Andersen, a swanky baby shower. The model turned gallery assistant director has been dating Schnabel since April; the two became engaged in November. At the bambino bash, Schnabel presented his leading lady with—what else—a...

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  • News

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Edun Hires Danielle Sherman as Creative Director

    Edun has poached T by Alexander Wang's design director, Danielle Sherman, as its new creative director. Sherman succeeds former Edun creative director Sharon Wauchob, who joined the company in 2009 in a consulting capacity and was later named creative director in January 2010. Wauchob is leaving after six seasons to focus on her eponymous collection.

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  • News

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    KKR To Buy Sandro, Maje, and Claudie Pierlot

    Private equity firm KKR is in exclusive talks to acquire a majority stake in Sandro, Maje, and Claudie Pierlot, according to an inside source. The value of the sale is estimated at 650 million euros, or $880 million at the current exchange rate. Rumors swirling the potential acquisition of the three fashion brands initally surfaced in January. KKR rival, Carlyle, was also purported to be a front-runner on the...

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  • News

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Hermès Artistic Director Nabs Legion of Honor

    Hermès International artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas was among over 500 recipients of the latest wave of France's Legion of Honor accolades. Since 2009, Dumas has been in his artistic director capacity for four years, prior to which he was co-artistic director from 2006 to 2009. His exact honor: Chevalier, or Knight, of the Legion of Honor, the esteemed French order that dates back to Napoleon Bonaparte, circa 1802. Dumas...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    David Hallberg Dances His Way Into CR

    The dance world's "It" boy is the fashion world's new darling. ABT dancer David Hallberg is profiled in the latest issue of CR with a funky photo shoot by Bjorn Iooss with that Roitfeld stamp all over it. "When you put fashion and dance together, it creates such a harmonious image,” Hallberg believes. “I think designers like Riccardo Tisci, or even Dries Van Noten or Kenzo, could do something...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | April 1, 2013

    Cat Calling Pamela Love

    Meet Lenore, the four-legged amour of jewelry designer Pamela Love. According to Love, the blue-eyed feline "has eyelashes like a human," "a birthmark underneath her nose mimicking Cindy Crawford's," and an affinity for "sleeping on the record player when it's turned on." Up-and-coming cat mod? Natch.

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