• News

    Dena Silver | January 23, 2015

    Target Takes On The Plus-Size Market With In-House Ava & Viv Label

    Last night, over glasses of champagne, Target debuted their latest project: A comprehensive dive into the plus-size arena with a new label, Ava & Viv. Just a few weeks after the introduction of their collab with Lily Pulitzer, the retailer has decided to tap into a whole new market. As the first in-house label they’ve introduced since 2008, it’s

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    Eddie Roche | January 22, 2015

    From The Daily’s Hollywood Edition: Jeremy Scott, Womenswear Designer Of The Year

    After one short year ruling the roost at Moschino, Jeremy Scott has emerged as the fashion world’s most in-demand enfant terrible. A little bit kitsch and 100 percent catchy, he also designs his eponymous line, as well as a collection for Adidas. No wonder he’s the outfitter of choice for the style set, including Miley

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    Peter Davis | January 22, 2015

    From The Daily’s Hollywood Edition: Christian Louboutin, Shoe Designer Of The Year

    Fresh from the pages of The Daily’s special Hollywood issue, and just in time for tonight’s inaugural Fashion Los Angeles Awards… Bona fide shoe god Christian Louboutin continues to take over the planet with the launch of his eponymous beauty line (the nail polish bottles are shaped like a sexy spiked heel, bien sûr) and the opening of his

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  • Models

    Eddie Roche | January 22, 2015

    From The Daily’s Hollywood Edition: Gigi Hadid, Model Of The Year

    Fresh from the pages of The Daily’s special Hollywood issue, and just in time for tonight’s inaugural Fashion Los Angeles Awards… In the past year alone, Gigi Hadid was discovered by Carine Roitfeld, has charmed Tom Ford, nabbed a major Guess campaign, graced myriad magazine covers, appeared in countless fashion spreads, and earlier this month became the new face

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  • News

    Dena Silver | January 22, 2015

    The Assistant Files, Vol. 62: Thomas Miller, Anna Sui

    Fashion is full of fleeting trends and one-season-only It bags, but longevity can indeed exist in this biz! To wit: this week’s star of The Assistant Files. Anna Sui‘s personal assistant, Thomas Miller, has been an employee at the label for 26 years. From the designer’s first fashion show to his fashion week duties, this long-time right hand man has

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | January 22, 2015

    Chanel To Show In New York, Seoul, And Rome

    Pack your bags, darlings! We know you’re all Chanel groupies at heart, so it’s time to get ready for their latest tour. Chanel has announced it plans to stage shows in New York, Rome, and Seoul this year. First up? The Big Apple. Chanel will do another staging of its Métiers d’arts collection on March 31st,

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | January 22, 2015

    From The Daily’s Hollwood Edition: Ilaria Urbinati, Menswear Stylist Of The Year

    Fresh from the pages of The Daily‘s special Hollywood issue, and just in time for tonight’s inaugural Fashion Los Angeles Awards… Behind every great man is a great woman, n’est-ce pas? No wonder the Hollywood elite is looking so dashingly dapper these days—stylist Ilaria Urbinati has been developing a reputation for making A-listers such as Bradley Cooper, Chris Evans,

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  • News

    Dena Silver | January 22, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Rihanna’s Courtroom Victory, Remembering Vince Camuto

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup… Rihanna Wins Topshop Battle The retailer is being sued for running an unauthorized image of the singer on a T shirt Vince Camuto Dies: Fashion Community Reacts The iconic shoe designer passed away at age 78 yesterday; Kenneth

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | January 22, 2015

    La Vie En Ruffian: An Escape To Nicaragua

    Ruffian designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais, who are now L.A. boys, write in with their latest adventure to Nicaragua. Thinking about your next travel destination? The Ruffians have some great ideas…  “The United States and Nicaragua have had a long, storied relationship. The Nicaraguan-American saga has involved governments, dynasties, and perhaps most famously, the proposed and never executed Nicaraguan Canal,

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  • News

    Dena Silver | January 22, 2015

    Michael Bastian’s VP Eugenia Gonzalez Decamps After Nine Years

    Michael Bastian and his longtime vice president, Eugenia Gonzalez, are parting ways after nine years together. During her tenure at the menswear line, the exec managed business strategy, development, PR, and collaborations. Gonzalez oversaw partnerships and licenses with the likes of Philip Crangi, Audemars Piguet, Piaget, Gilt, Hewlett Packard, and more. Gonzalez also worked on the development

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | January 22, 2015

    Homegoods Label Serena & Lily Adds Ready-To-Wear To Their Lineup

    They’ve become a go-to for chic home wares, bedecking apartments, lofts, and houses with airy, playful pieces of furniture and other various accoutrements. Now, Serena & Lily has delved into the clothing realm, with the introduction of Serena & Lily Collection for Her. Composed of 30 sleek pieces, the range includes smart fit-and-flare dresses, comfy yet chic loungewear,

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | January 21, 2015

    Anthony Vaccarello Named Creative Director At Versus Versace

    Donatella Versace has named Anthony Vaccarello the creative director of Versus Versace. No surprise there! The Versus Versace line is known for tapping young designers to design for Versace’s sister label, like Christopher Kane, followed by capsule collections from J.W. Anderson and recording artist M.I.A, but when Vaccarello designed the collection last season, it was clearly a

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | January 21, 2015

    Oscar de la Renta’s Spring 2015 Campaign, Starring Daria Strokous And Sasha Luss

    What’s the perfect antidote to a chilly January morning? The arrival of the Spring 2015 Oscar de la Renta ad campaign. Mods Daria Strokous and Sasha Luss share the spotlight in this campaign, which features pieces from the last collection crafted by the late designer. The girls were styled by Natasha Royt in springy green gowns, prim pink coats, beautiful florals,

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  • News

    Alexandra Ilyashov | January 21, 2015

    Alessandro Michele Confirmed As Gucci’s Creative Director

    It’s officially a new era chez Gucci: As suspected, the label has named Alessandro Michele to the creative director post, succeeding Frida Giannini following her recent (and earlier than anticipated) adieu. Michele has been with Gucci for a dozen years, most recently as accessories designer, serving as Giannini’s associate. In September, the 42-year-old Roman designer also took on design responsibilities for porcelain

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  • News

    Zachary Weiss | January 21, 2015

    Ringly Nabs $5.1 Million In Funding

    It looks like 2015 will be a year filled with wearable tech, including Ringly. The collection of “smart jewelry” first revealed a single ring style with the capability to notify the wearer of important calls or messages through vibration and subtle light. Now, the company has its sights set on new products thanks to a second

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  • Chic Report

    Zachary Weiss | January 21, 2015

    The Cinema Society Premieres Anne Hathaway’s ‘Song One’

    Last night, The Cinema Society and Tod’s hosted a screening of The Film Arcade & Cinedigm’s Song One. The indie film, starring Anne Hathaway, takes viewers on an emotional ride of a young woman coping with her brother’s coma through song. Hathaway arrived in a winter white IPO pantsuit, and gushed to The Daily about first-time director

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    Dena Silver | January 21, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Made Fashion Week’s Lineup, Twiggy’s New Gig

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup… Made Fashion Week Reveals Its Fall 2015 Roster These are the names to know this season Misha Nonoo’s Adventures In Beijing How the CFDA Fashion Incubator participant spent her time on an inspirational

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  • Chic Report

    Zachary Weiss | January 21, 2015

    Well-Groomed: Glenn O’Brien On His New Dove Men+Care Gig

    Dove Men+Care has nabbed Glenn O’Brien to front their new hairstyling and advanced face care products, which he’ll be using to style average Joes for the red carpet. We stole a few minutes with the man touted by GQ as “The Style Guy” to get the full scoop on this new gig, his fashion week

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | January 21, 2015

    Tech Talk: Laura Vinroot Poole’s New Shopping App, House Account

    Southern belle Laura Vinroot Poole just might be the next big thing for independent retailers. Her Charlotte, North Carolina-based boutique, Capitol, is already a big deal to designers like Marc Jacobs and Giambattista Valli (she happened to host his first couture show stateside), who count her as a top retailer. She’s been featured in Garden &

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  • Chic Report

    Zachary Weiss | January 21, 2015

    Prabal Gurung Taps BFF Joan Smalls For Spring Campaign

    Prabal Gurung‘s Spring 2015 digital campaign stars the designer’s close model pal, Joan Smalls. The photos, shot by Daniel Jackson and styled by Clare Richardson, depict Smalls in a Gurung confection alongside a blurred, moody, closer-cropped portrait. This is Small’s second turn as Gurung’s campaign star, following her Spring 2013 campaign. “With this campaign we really wanted to

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