• News

    hachem | March 26, 2013

    Richard Beckman's Next Move: A New Production Company

    Longtime Conde publishing vet Richard Beckman's next venture, following his jag at Prometheus Global Media, is a branded entertainment venture called Three Lions Entertainment. The new company, co-founded with Tinseltown investment honcho Ron Burkle, whose portfolio includes a majority stake in industry buzzmakers Relativity Media, is decidedly more multiplatform compared to Beckman's print-heavy past endeavors.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 26, 2013

    Meet Dreamy Nicolas Felizola

    We're still processing those truly unforgettable sights we saw during Miami Fashion Week held at their convention center from March 20th to 23rd. Ultra, smultra! So, who are the designers to know? The dashing Nicolas Felizola, for starters. He's a Miami-based Venezuelan who we caught up with backstage to give us the scoop on his fascinating past and what this local icon does when he isn't designing for the...

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  • News

    hachem | March 26, 2013

    Catherine Bennett Joins IMG As Peter Levy Exits

    IMG has a new power player in the house. Catherine Bennett has been tapped as senior vice president and managing director of IMG Fashion Events and Properties, replacing Peter Levy, who spent over a dozen years with the company. Also decamping from IMG: Alison Levy, global director of marketing and communications, who'd been with the company on and off since 2006.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 26, 2013

    Allison Williams' Side Gig

    Girls fans, take note! Now that the show has wrapped for the season, star Allison Williams is spending some time as a guest editor at AOL Stylelist. Read up on her beauty secrets, style inspirations, and spring must-haves. Plus! Peek inside her makeup bag. "Probably because I’m a student by nature, I approach my personal style in an almost academic way," Williams tells the site. "I have a 'look...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 26, 2013

    Candle Chatter at Cire Trudon

    Calling all wax obsessives: haute candle company Cire Trudon (the fragrant French purveyors have been around since 1643!) has trotted out new ready-to-burn goodies for Spring, including accessories designer Yaz Bukey's first collab with the brand. The result? A rather sexy black pillar, cheekily festooned with lips plus talk and thought bubbles and a plexiglass topper also sporting lips (akin to Bukey's pop art-y bauble designs), scented to evoke...

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  • News

    hachem | March 26, 2013

    Tory Burch Tackles Trademark Infringement In Her Latest Court Case

    Another day, another case: Tory Burch is headed back to court. On Friday, the designer filed an infringement lawsuit in New York against Bluebell Accessories, Inc., claiming the New York-based wholesaler sold counterfeit trinkets bearing a copy of Burch's signature double-T monogram. WWD reports that Burch initially hired an investigator on November 6, who was ordered to purchase an assortment of necklaces, earrings, rings, and bracelets on BluebellWholesale.com for...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 26, 2013

    Victoria Beckham Goes Live

    Victoria Beckham is performing live again, but this time on the internet. A brand new VictoriaBeckham.com goes live today with more Posh than ever. Products offered on the site include ICON — a selection of RTW dresses exclusive to VictoriaBeckham.com —and selections across four existing Victoria Beckham collections: accessories, eyewear, denim, and the newest line, Victoria, Victoria Beckham. "It was so important that the concept, tone, and look of...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 26, 2013

    Anja Rubik Covers Vogue Turkey

    We don't speak a lot of Turkish (as in none), but still we're captivated with this cover thanks to Anja Rubik bringing her magic to the April edition of Vogue Turkey. Cuneyt Akeroglu shot the busier-than-ever mod with slicked hair in yellow Balmain from their Spring collection. Love the aqua. She also appeared on the cover of T this past weekend. It's not all work for her, though. She...

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  • News

    hachem | March 26, 2013

    Links of The Daily

    (NEW YORK) Beyoncé To Headline Gucci Charity Gig at Twickenham Stadium The singer has been confirmed as the lead act for Italian fashion label's first Chime for Change concert Emma Watson Inducted Into Madame Tussauds The Vogue cover girl has been immortalized as wax Mango Mirroring Zara Challenges Europe’s Wealthiest Man The Spanish retailer aims to model their business plan after Zara Announcing Our First Ever Fashionista March Madness Competition!...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    Chic Business: Crain's Announces Their 2013 40 Under Forty List

    It's that time of year again when Crain's reveals their "40 Under Forty" list of the movers and shakers in Gotham. As usual there are a few familiar names on the list including InStyle's Ariel Foxman, Joseph Altuzarra, Bonobos Founder and CEO Andy Dunn, and Warby Parker CEO Neil Blumenthal. "He's the smartest kid in the class," Time's Martha Nelson tells Crain's about 39-year-old Foxman.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    What Will The Royal Baby Look Like?

    If you've spent restless nights pondering what the "Royal Baby" is going to look like as a young adult, your prayers have been answered. The team at My VoucherCodes (random!) has created images to show how Kate and Prince William's little bundle of joy might look like as a young adult. Why? We have no idea!

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    Things To Discuss: Ke$ha Gets Her Gaga On

    Call the po po! Apparently Ke$ha broke into Lady Gaga's closet and stole this baby blue suit to wear to the 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards in Hollywood over the weekend. We suppose that's the only event on earth that you could get away with wearing this kind of ensemble without doing permanent damage to your reputation. Do not try this at home. P.S. The pop tart brought her...

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  • News

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    Oscar de la Renta Parties In Mexico City? Si, Si!

    Oscar de la Renta took to Mexico City late last week for a lavish gala thrown as part of Nextel’s ongoing series of catwalk and shindig extravaganzas. It wasn’t de la Renta’s first time on the south of the border party circuit: the designer was in Mexico City circa 2011 for another Nextel event in his honor. The city’s affinity for de la Renta certainly isn’t a one-way street—apparently,...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    David Beckham Shows Off His New Tat

    David Beckham has gotten another tattoo and wants you to see it! At an appearance in Beijing yesterday, Victoria's man showed off hanzi Chinese characters on his torso to admiring fans. Anybody have a problem with this? Becks has been in China promoting youth football as part of his new role as a Chinese football ambassador. Gotta pay for those tats somehow.

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  • News

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    Kering, Née PPR, Scoops Up French Tannery

    French luxury conglomerate Kering, previously known as PPR, has acquired a majority stake in Normandy-based tannery, France Croco, for an undisclosed sum. This is the company's first major move since its rebranding last week.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    Karl Lagerfeld Gets Into The Burlesque Business

    Always looking for a new challenge, Karl Lagerfeld designed this burlesque-inspired corset worn by singer Rita Ora over the weekend. (She's part of the Kaiser's "circle" now, for those of you who keep track of these matters.) Ora performed at the Bal De La Rose Du Rocher in Monaco for the Princess Grace Foundation gala.

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  • Editor picks

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    World Traveler

    WHAT: Soludos Raffia Low Cut Black and Green Espadrilles...WHY: The chic set is bound to be green with envy as you trek the globe in these Soludos espadrilles. Whether you're backpacking through Europe or a do-good philanthropist in Africa, these Soludos kicks seem bound to take you to unexpected places. Let your adventurous side out and your shoes do the guiding. Who knows? You just might meet a handsome...

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    James Mischka and Mark Badgley Make It Official

    Sweet! James Mischka and Mark Badgley were married on Friday at New York City Hall after 28 years together. Badgley's twin sister, O'Hara, was the sole witness for the ceremony. The boys celebrated by having a dinner for 22 of their friends at Raoul's and cake by the one and only Sylvia Weinstock.

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  • News

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    Brides Hires Mega Blogger Michelle Phan

    Brides is adding a new video vixen to its digital space with beauty blogger Michelle Phan being brought on board to produce content for the site. Phan has been tapped to produce two videos per month starting in May, which she will cross promote on her blog.

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  • Chic Report

    hachem | March 25, 2013

    Look of The Daily: Nicole Kidman in Oscar de la Renta

    Nicole Kidman sure looks happy to be wearing Oscar de la Renta at the Omega Gala "La Nuit Enchantee" in Vienna, Austria over the weekend. The nude tulle gown with black bead embroidery is from Oscar's much adored Fall collection. Nic's carrying the Rogier Vivier 'Paint Box' clutch. (One never knows when the urge to start painting will hit them.) The watch is by Omega, but you knew that.

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