• Editor picks

    Dena Silver | July 18, 2014

    Bitten Up

    WHAT: Hayward Baby Clutch in Black Python WHY: Accessories obsessed? The search for the parfait luxury clutch has ended. This black python clutch with gold detailing is the newest and most versatile weapon in Hayward’s luxe array of goods. The bag stands at a mere five inches, but it delivers quite the bite. Small package, major impact, non? AVAILABLE: $995,

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  • News

    Dena Silver | July 18, 2014

    Links Of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Yasmin Sewell Reveals A Barneys Collection Hitting stores in the next few weeks, she designed the capsule collection with herself in mind From Closet-Porn To Big Time Success: The Tale Of The Coveteur Co-founder Stephanie Mark

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 17, 2014

    Meet The Latest Crop of CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists

    Last night downtown at the still-under-construction Oculus, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, along with Westfield World Trade Center, announced their latest group of finalists to enter the competition which eventually awards the winner $300,000. The 10 finalists this year are Tanya Taylor, Wes Gordon, Paul Andrew, Orley’s Matt Orley, Gigi Burris of Gigi Burris Millinery, Brett

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  • Hamptons

    Eddie Roche | July 17, 2014

    True Life: I’m A Posh Hamptons Party Boy

    We’ve all met our share of rich kids, but this Gucci-loafered goofball belongs in the Hamptons Hall of Shame. Here, he recounts a few of his wildest nights wreaking havoc on the East End. Anonymously, of course! BY EDDIE ROCHE Let’s get right to it. Craziest night in the Hamptons? Okay, once we were staying at

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  • Hamptons

    Alexandra Ilyashov | July 17, 2014

    Soul(Cycle) Searching

    If you haven’t yet joined the cult of SoulCycle, well, you may be frequenting the wrong Fork. The souped-up cycling obsession’s Bridgehampton outpost, aka “The Barn”, was actually co-founders’ Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice’s sophomore location, even before their canary yellow signage popped up in every NYC ’hood. Now in its eighth summer season, SoulCycle

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  • Editor picks

    Dena Silver | July 17, 2014

    Backpacker’s Delight

    WHAT: Proenza Schouler ‘PS1’ Backpack WHY: The boys of Proenza Schouler have taken their iconic it bag, the PS1, and turned it into the item you’ve been lusting over all season: a chic backpack. The deep navy leather sac à dos features a top handle, adjustable straps, and plenty of room for everything from your

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | July 17, 2014

    Rent The Runway Launches New Accessories Platform

    Rent The Runway is undergoing a major revamp this year and into 2015. The five-year-old go-to destination for rentable designer garb is looking for their share of the fast fashion market. The website has predominately been known for its evening wear pieces with customers renting gowns for one-time special occasions. Now members can pick from

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | July 17, 2014

    Marc Jacobs Appoints Sebastian Suhl As CEO

    LVMH has tapped a new head honcho for Marc Jacobs. The luxury conglomerate has appointed Sebastian Suhl to take the reins as CEO chez Marc. Suhl was previously CEO at Givenchy, where he had been since March of 2012. At Givenchy, Suhl had launched projects to increase Givenchy’s retail footprint and capitalize on the buzz created

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  • News

    Alexandra Ilyashov | July 17, 2014

    Exclusive: A Duo Of Hires At Brides

    There are two additions to the Brides family: The glossy tapped Alyssa Hertzig as beauty director and Shane Clark as senior fashion and accessories editor. Most recently, Hertzig was a contributing editor at Allure for the past year and a half; from 2008 to 2011, Hertzig was contributing executive beauty editor at the title.  Hertzig’s former stints include beauty director

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  • Hamptons

    Dena Silver | July 17, 2014

    Vineyard Vines Preps Up East Hampton

    Prepsters, take note: Vineyard Vines has officially opened up shop in East Hampton, now the second location to scoop up the label’s wares out East. Last weekend they hosted an opening soiree, where their iconic pink whale mingle among shoppers who sipped cocktails while perusing the shop as a live guitarist strummed.  In celebration of East

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  • News

    Dena Silver | July 17, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Tomas Maier Seeks An Entirely New Fashion Niche He might be opening two new shops for his namesake label, but don’t expect to see his name crop up during fashion week The Couture Make-Up Bag

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  • News

    Eddie Roche | July 16, 2014

    Exclusive: Michael Bastian On Why He’s Sitting NYFW Out In September

    One name you won’t see on the calendar during September’s New York Fashion Week is men’s designer and CFDA award winner Michael Bastian. Instead, he’ll show his Spring collection next week with private appointments at his Chelsea showroom. The Daily called Bastian this afternoon to find out why he’s decided to sit out NYFW this year. “September

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  • Chic Report

    Alexandra Ilyashov | July 16, 2014

    Jeff Koons Mania At H&M’s New Fifth Ave. Store

    H&M’s latest collab, with artist Jeff Koons, deserves a fair amount of fanfare, no? Last eve’s grand opening of the largest H&M in the world proved to be the perfect way to celebrate the Koons collection.  As the rain continued to pour outside, the tapis rouge moved indoors, where the festivities continued, replete with cocktails,

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  • Media

    Alexandra Ilyashov | July 16, 2014

    GQ Taps Jon Tietz As Fashion Editor

    There’s a new fashion-focused bloke joining team GQ: Jon Tietz has been named fashion editor, focused on tailored clothing, at the Conde glossy. He succeeds Justin Doss, who left the title in March after two and a half years on the job. Tietz was formerly a men’s merchant at Club Monaco; he joined the retailer in October. Prior

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 16, 2014

    Correspondence We Actually Received: A New Star is Born

    We’re always on the lookout for up and coming designers and nothing gets our attention like an endorsement from Fox 5 news! Somehow we (as in all of you!) seemed to have missed the most important show of the year that was right in our very own backyard. How could this happen? Luckily, cameras were

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  • Chic Report

    Dena Silver | July 16, 2014

    A Teeny Fendi Shop Pops Up In Soho

    Do you lust after vending machines stocked to the brim with Fendi goodies? Well, those dreams have been realized on Greene Street in Soho, where the Italian label has popped up, filled with plenty of drool-worthy accessories, including a few fur options. The boutique will also rotate new themes every three months, starting with the Petites collection, chock

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 16, 2014

    Luxury Reads! ‘Valentino: At The Emperor’s Table’

    “I am in love with beauty,” Valentino Garavani explains in the opening of the upcoming book Valentino: At The Emperor’s Table, which comes out in November and is pretty much the most exciting thing we’ve heard about in eons. The Assouline title is a look inside the Valentino world, with 220 illustrations by Italian photog

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | July 16, 2014

    Random Alert! Who’s On The Cover Of Vogue Ukraine?

    One duo who we’re going to go out on a limb and predict won’t be appearing on the cover of US Vogue’s August issue (or an issue anytime soon) is Marina Abramovic and Crystal Renn, who instead took their act to Vogue Ukraine. The mesmerizing shot is by New York based Dusan Reljin for the mag’s

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  • Chic Report

    Paige Reddinger | July 16, 2014

    Belstaff And BlackBook Celebrate New York’s Independent Femmes

    Belstaff and BlackBook Films paired up on Monday eve to toast their Women in New York editorial series, complete with a cocktail party followed by dinner at Rosette on the LES. The crowd included Allison Sarofim, Annabelle Dexter Jones, Ann Dexter, Maria Cornejo, and Sean Macpherson plus burgeoning jazz singer/songwriter Sophia Bastian on crooning duty. The evening’s main event featured four short

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  • Editor picks

    Dena Silver | July 16, 2014

    Moto Mania

    WHAT: Saint Laurent Sleeveless Biker Jacket WHY: Saint Laurent is pretty much the corps d’élite in moto wear. Take it one step further with this striking sleeveless topper that’s made for weathering any season with its casual, loose fit. Top off your look with a biker beau to complete the look. The result? Sublimely edgy. AVAILABLE: $4,690,

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