Chic Report

  • Paige Reddinger | March 27, 2015

    The Frick’s Young Fellows Ball: ‘A Dance At The Spanish Court’

    Last night, the stylish social set came out to support The Frick Museum for “A Dance at the Spanish Court”. The evening was chaired by Lydia Fenet Delaney, Sarah Flint, Elizabeth Kurpis, Lucy Jane Lang, Amory McAndrew, Joann Pailey, Lauren Remington Platt, and Jennifer Wright. The evening’s theme inspired everything from Spanish mantilla headresses, matador

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  • Zachary Weiss | March 27, 2015

    Fendi Debuts An Eyewear Collab With Thierry Lasry

    A chic crowd turned out for a late-night blowout at Fendi’s recently opened Madison Avenue flagship. The cause for celebration? A new collection of eyewear designed by the world’s premiere eyewear aficionado, Thierry Lasry. The man of the hour was joined by Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman of the futuristic R&B group Lionbabe. Hervey even took the time

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  • Dena Silver | March 27, 2015

    Wildfox Serves Up A Chic Slice Of Italy For Fall 2015

    When it comes to cheekiness, Wildfox takes the cake. So when an invitation for their Fall 2015 presentation arrived in our inbox, and we saw the event was in the heart of Little Italy at a resto called Il Cortile, we knew we were in for a treat. Indeed: Guests who trekked to this authentic Italian eatery were rewarded

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | March 27, 2015

    Vice Munchies And Morgans Hotel Group’s Latest ‘Dinner Party’ Featuring Statebird Provisions

    John Martin, publisher of Vice; Stuart Brioza and Nicole Kransinski of State Bird Provisions; Alan Philips, CMO Morgans Hotel Group The third installment of “Dinner Party,” Morgans Hotel Group’s pair-up with Vice’s brilliant food channel, Munchies, came to NYC’s Royalton Hotel last eve. Adored San Francisco restaurant State Bird Provisions whipped up the menu of delectably off-kilter

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  • Zachary Weiss | March 27, 2015

    A Moment With…Cami NYC’s Samantha Steen

    Samantha Steen, founder and CEO of Cami NYC, has mastered a single item: the camisole. We caught up with the young designer to get the scoop on her cami obsession, the story behind the pieces that have grabbed the attention of celebs and models like Rose Byrne, Shakira, Sofia Vergara, and Marloes Horst, and where the brand is headed next. Why

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | March 27, 2015

    Brookfield Place Opens Its Doors

    Brookfield Place finally flung open its doors yesterday, with many of the haute retailers on the upscale shopping spot’s roster open and ready for business. The crowds popped into gleaming new outposts of stores like Diane von Furstenberg, Michael Kors, J. Crew, Paul Smith, Vince, and Satya. Bonobos’ stylishly-appointed digs were doling out truffled Umami

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  • Dena Silver | March 26, 2015

    Kendra Scott Brightens Up Spring Studios With The Color Bar

    This Friday, jewelry designer Kendra Scott is launching a program that bauble aficionados and aspiring jewelry designers will adore. Color Bar by Kendra Scott allows shoppers to choose from an array of metals and stone hues to adorn each ring, bracelet, earring, and necklace. Last night, a lucky crowd of New Yorkers were able to test out

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  • Peter Davis | March 26, 2015

    The Daily Davis: A Moment with Steed & Wall’s Mindy Ding

    Hidden in busy midtown Manhattan is a custom menswear oasis called Steed & Wall where you can sip a whiskey and get fitted for a stylish power suit at a great price point (starting at $625). The New York outpost of Steed & Wall (there’s also a location in Shanghai) cites English fashion designer Sir Hardy

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  • Dena Silver | March 25, 2015

    Fausto Puglisi’s Chic Emanuel Ungaro Trunk Show And Dinner

    Receiving some prime real estate in the windows of Saks Fifth Avenues’s flagship location is a reason to celebrate. Last eve, Fausto Puglisi was in town to celebrate the arrival of his latest Emanuel Ungaro collection. His Spring 2015 wares dressed up the windows, and he was pre-selling his Fall 2015 collection to a select group of customers

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  • Peter Davis | March 25, 2015

    The Daily Davis: Unemployed Magazine’s Funemployed Launch

    The debut issue of Unemployed magazine, an unbound single document in poster format of sexy, striking visuals (there are no words at all in the issue, save for credits on the back cover), is more collectible work of art than style publication. The party, which took place at 214 Lafayette (an awesome space that boasts

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  • Dena Silver | March 25, 2015

    Anya Hindmarch’s Whimsical Sticker Shop Arrives At Barneys

    In today’s emoji-obsessed world, it’s no surprise that Anya Hindmarch‘s collection of cheeky stickers, made from luxe leather, have become a staple for the fashion set. Since their launch, these sticky accoutrements have accessorized the accessories of nearly everyone, from Cara Delevingne‘s phone case to Chiara Ferragni‘s Hermès Kelly tote. So naturally, when Barneys New

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | March 25, 2015

    Fitness Dossier, Vol. 3: SoulCycle

    Welcome to the third installment of our new series, Fitness Dossier: an endorphin-addled exploration of all those super-chicly branded, sometimes quizzically named boutique fitness haute spots around town. Some you’ve heard tons about and others might not be on your radar yet, so we’re sweating it out for you and getting the scoop from the

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  • Eddie Roche | March 25, 2015

    Watch Kipling’s Happy New Campaign

    Need an afternoon pick-me-up? Kipling to the rescue with this could-be-viral video to promote their upcoming Make Happy campaign, which launches in New York City on April 8th. The accessories brand is hitting the streets to do something nice for unsuspecting commuters. Word is, they’ll be gifting pre-filled Metrocards, passes to museums and fitness classes,

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  • Eddie Roche | March 24, 2015

    Denim To Discuss: Eight Field of Freedom

    There’s another new denim contender in the biz, and this one comes with a major advantage in the form of industry vet Gonazlo Posada, who recently launched Eight Field of Freedom. Posada’s  experience in apparel includes a dozen years at Guess Jeans starting in the late 1980s; he also helped put True Religion on the map.

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  • Paige Reddinger | March 24, 2015

    Kiehl’s New Dehydration Analyzer Tool, Decoded

    Do you know the difference between whether your skin is dry or dehydrated? Dry skin lacks oil, while dehydrated skin lacks water. Even oily skin can be dehydrated. Kiehl’s new dehydration analyzer tool can tell you at what percentage your skin is dehydrated through “bio-electric impedance technology”, which sends a current through the surface layers

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  • Zachary Weiss | March 23, 2015

    Jennifer Lawrence And Bradley Cooper’s ‘Serena’ Debut

    It’s not everyday that a pair of Hollywood’s biggest stars roll into town, attached at the hip, to debut their latest film. Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence were inseparable from start to finish at the Cinema Society and Dior Beauty-hosted premiere of Serena, the Susanne Bier-directed flick chronicling the romance of a Southern timber magnate and

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  • Peter Davis | March 23, 2015

    The Daily Davis: A Moment With Sasha Lazard At The Den

    The Den, a new swanky lounge at The WestHouse Hotel, opened last week, with a slew of socials sipping champagne and a knockout performance by Sasha Lazard. In between sets, I caught up with Sasha… You just sang a song in perfect Russian. How many languages can you sing in? English, French, Italian, Russian, German

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  • Paige Reddinger | March 23, 2015

    Julia Restoin Roitfeld’s ‘Pat The Bunny’ Curated Collection Hits Stores

    Julia Restoin Roitfeld has partnered with the popular children’s book Pat The Bunny published by Golden Books (the same publishers of Goodnight Moon) to celebrate the book’s 75th anniversary with a range of children’s clothing and accessories. The range includes collaborations with designers like Charlotte Olympia, Bonpoint, and aden +anais. Roitfeld, daughter of Carine Roitfeld and

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | March 20, 2015

    Dear Daily: Trina Turk’s Cuban Adventure

    Trina Turk recently journeyed to Cuba and gave us her take on the trip, from ogling architecture to hitting the Tropicana Club to drinking Hemingway-approved daiquiris. Prepare for some wanderlust!  “My husband Jonathan Skow (aka Mr. Turk) and I are architectural hobbyists, so we jumped at the chance to join a cultural exchange/architectural tour to Cuba organized

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  • The Daily Front Row | March 20, 2015

    Manolo Blahnik And Falke Pair Up On A Socks Line

    Manolo Blahnik is further chicifying our pieds: the iconic shoe designer is collaborating with Germany-based Falke on his own collection of socks. Expect a trio of coed styles in the limited-run, special edition line, and punchy colors and textures in the mix. The chic socks will run you $37 (£25), and are available exclusively at BecauseLondon.com, the

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