• News

    Paige Reddinger | December 15, 2014

    KLS: The Reinvention Of Kimora Lee Simmons

    Kimora Lee Simmons has launched a new fashion label called KLS, and it’s a far cry from her Baby Phat days. Simmons’ original fashion label was started in 1998 with her then husband, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons. Kimora, who is now 39 years old, pregnant, and remarried to Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner, is entering a

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    The Daily Front Row | December 15, 2014

    GQ and Tommy Hilfiger Honor The Men of New York

    All attention was on the dudes last week as Tommy Hilfiger’s Fifth Avenue flagship hosted its third annual GQ Men of New York event, honoring the city’s most gifted artists, musicians, athletes, actors, and entrepreneurs, and raising awareness and funds for the global non-profit organization Save the Children. Who made the cut this year? Today show co-anchor Willie

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    Zachary Weiss | December 15, 2014

    Meet The ‘Brotherhood Of The Traveling Pants’

    Tons of trou! Here’s your afternoon vid break: “Brotherhood Of The Traveling Pants,” featuring a group of 20-somethings who’ve stolen each others’ pants, and worn them while participating in all sorts of prep activities including (but not limited to) sailing, golfing, water skiing, and playing croquet. In other words, the perfect guys to front a campaign

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    Dena Silver | December 15, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Meet Amirah Kassem, A Fashionable Confectioner The creative mind who whips up whimsical Flour Shop cakes Naomi Campbell And Jourdan Dunn Unite For Burberry They’ve signed on as the latest faces of

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | December 12, 2014

    Exclusive! Shiona Turini Leaves Cosmopolitan

    Last week via Instagram, Shiona Turini hinted at the start of something new. The shot in question is of a logo-esque image is of Turini’s name, followed by: “Style consulting. Creative direction. Brand Development.” It was her way of announcing her departure from Cosmopolitan, where she’s been fashion market director since August 2013, to strike out on her own. Turini

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    Paige Reddinger | December 12, 2014

    Models And Hamburgers: The Balmain Spring/Summer 2015 Campaign

    Balmain’s Spring/Summer 2015 campaign has been unveiled, and it’s delivering quite the fashion fantasy. The campaign, shot by Mario Sorrenti and art directed by Pascal Dangin of KiDS Creative, features models like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Joan Smalls, Adriana Lima, Isabeli Fontana, and Crista Cober. In our favorite image, the girls don skintight multi-colored striped Balmain looks and chicly chow

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  • Media

    Dena Silver | December 12, 2014

    The Daily Media: 38 Moves To Discuss

    Laura Stoloff, formerly assistant fashion director at Barneys New York, has been named senior market editor at WSJ. Magazine. Jessica Lustig, formerly staff editor at The New York Times, has been named deputy editor at The New York Times Magazine. Jenna Wortham, formerly technology columnist at The New York Times, has been named staff writer

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    Dena Silver | December 12, 2014

    Gucci Parts Ways With Frida Giannini And Patrizio di Marco

    The power couple at the helm of Gucci are leaving the label: On January 1, president and CEO Patrizio di Marco will step down from his role, while creative director Frida Giannini will remain with the brand until her Fall 2015 collection bows at Milan Fashion Week in February. Di Marco’s role will be filled by

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    The Daily Front Row | December 12, 2014

    Style.com To Shutter Its Print Title

    Style.com is returning to its digital-only roots, apparently: The Condé title is shuttering its print publication, which debuted in early 2012 and has put out seven issues in total. “Since relaunching in early September, the site continues to exceed growth expectations. To continue that momentum, we’ve made the decision to focus 100% of our efforts on our core

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    Dena Silver | December 12, 2014

    Bloomingdale’s Introduces A Holiday Campaign That’s Shoppable Via Instagram

    Just in time for the holiday season, Bloomingdale’s has figured out how to make Instagram shoppable. Granted, it took a lot of work, and while it isn’t quite as simple as clicking and purchasing, the retailer has made for a very playful, tap-happy, and social experience. Plus, their holiday gift guide will alleviate some of the

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    Paige Reddinger | December 12, 2014

    Nicholas Kirkwood On Those $16,750 Boots For The Victoria’s Secret Show

    We know, we know…you’ve heard enough about the Victoria’s Secret runway show! But did you hear about those gold Nicholas Kirkwood heels? Kirkwood specially designed two pairs of shoes for this season’s “hero”-themed  portion of the famous lingerie show (which remind us of this ’80s superhero icon). Karlie Kloss wore the “Gabo Angel” knee-high Kirkwoods

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    Dena Silver | December 12, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Olivia Wilde Shows Off Her Eco Side For H&M’s Conscious Exclusive Collection The actress has been tapped to front a campaign for the sustainable collection An Online Emporium Sets Up Shop In Lower Manhattan

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    Eddie Roche | December 11, 2014

    ACRIA’s Holiday Dinner Honors Bruce Weber and Larry Kramer

    Kim Kardashian West (that’s what she’s going by these days) and legendary AIDS activist and playwright Larry Kramer aren’t the most likely duo, but both were under the same roof last night for ACRIA’s 19th annual holiday dinner benefit held at Skylight Modern. The event, which benefited AIDS research, education, and prevention, brought in a

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    Paige Reddinger | December 11, 2014

    Valentino Debuts Winter White Looks At Its Haute Couture Show In NYC

    Yesterday, Valentino creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli unveiled their highly-anticipated, exclusive haute couture collection for New York City in celebration of their new Fifth Avenue flagship. The show, which was held at the former Whitney Museum of Art, was the first-ever Valentino couture showing in New York. The result was an absolutely stunning

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    Dena Silver | December 11, 2014

    Gisele Bündchen Goes Topless (Take Deux) For Stuart Weitzman

    Further proving that she can nail the femmed-up tomboy look, Gisele Bündchen fronts Stuart Weitzman’s Spring 2015 campaign in a pair of menswear-inspired tweedy trousers, some strappy heels, and nothing else. This is her second campaign for the brand, and like her Fall 2014 ads, this gorgeous B&W image was snapped by Mario Testino. The brand kept their

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  • News

    Dena Silver | December 11, 2014

    Christian Louboutin And Dita Von Teese Team Up On A Lingerie Line

    Shoe maestro Christian Louboutin and pin-up star Dita Von Teese are combining their talents in a lingerie capsule collection called XXXtian. The seven-piece collection will include a bra, a bodice, and suspenders, decorated with a toile print that Louboutin whipped up years ago, featuring drawings of a dancing Von Teese in a birdcage. Topped off with a touch of lace,

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    Alexandra Ilyashov | December 11, 2014

    Bon Appétit Throws A Lavish Lunch With Jean-Georges Vongerichten For Vegas Uncork’d

    Leave it to Bon Appétit to put your typical snowy Wednesday lunch plans to shame: Yesterday, the glossy hosted a five-course affair whipped up by Jean-Georges Vongerichten at the superstar chef’s Columbus Circle eatery Nougatine. The occasion for dipping into marvelous creations like diver scallop and provence truffle tartare and caramelized NY strip loin avec silky parsnips, roasted brussels sprouts, and miso

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    Zachary Weiss | December 11, 2014

    Chrissy Teigen Celebrates Vince Handbags

    Last night, Vince celebrated the launch of their new handbag collection alongside Step Up Women’s Network, ELLE, and Chrissy Teigen. Teigen was surrounded throughout the evening by young and eager fans. Instead of snapping selfies –though there were certainly many taken–many of the girls sought Teigen’s motivational words of wisdom. “Working with young girls is always

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    Paige Reddinger | December 11, 2014

    Cole Haan Celebrates Its Partnership With The New York City Ballet

    Everyone came out to see George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center with Cole Haan earlier this week. In celebration of Cole Haan’s partnership with the New York City Ballet, the brand invited a select group of editors, celebs, and VIPs like Jamie King (who was dressed in a winter white Altuzarra suit), AnnaSophia Robb (donning a very

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    Zachary Weiss | December 11, 2014

    Two Days of Toasting All Things Valentino

    Much more than a Couture show: Valentino put together two epic, celeb-filled days worth of festivities to toast their newest Fifth Avenue flagship. It kicked off Wednesday evening at the David Chipperfield-designed storefront, where the architect himself arrived with Valentino’s duo of creative directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli. “I love the shoes and bag sections; I’m

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