Dennis Freedman Named Creative Director at Barneys New York
Nice move, Mark. Today, Barneys New York announced the appointment of Dennis Freedman as the retailer's new creative director. He succeeds Simon Doonan, who is moving into the new role of "creative ambassador at large." It's OK to get excited. As the founding creative director of W, Freedman developed a trendsetter's bible that transcended mere fashion book status by including inspirational coverage of art, beauty, design, travel, and lifestyle....
Wunderkind No More?
German fashion designer Wolfgang Joop seems close to closing shop on his Wunderkind line, after abruptly cancelling his Paris Fashion Week show in March and bidding a hasty adieu to most of his staff, British Vogue and WWD reported this morning.
Ingrid and Sandy: Fairy Godmothers?
The UK's Daily Mail reports that Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have chosen two fairy godmothers for their two-week-old son Zachary.Consider Chic jealous! The UK's Daily Mail reports that Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have chosen two fairy godmothers for their two-week-old son Zachary. The chosen ones? None other than international Vogue editors Ingrid Sischy and Sandy Brandt. All parties are remaining mum...
What's Karl Getting Off His Chest This Week?
Karl Lagerfeld is never one to mince words, so we weren't too shocked to hear the Kaiser isn't lending his unanimous support to the decision that Emmanueele Alt will be at the helm of Vogue Paris.
Sports 101 with Adam Brecht: Rock Your Body
Adam Brecht breaks down football for Chic
Gaga for Agate
WHAT: Sophie Monet's Double Finger Agate Ring in Shedua Wood. WHY: Because we like to brave the natural elements in our own way. Made with fine-grained agate perched atop hand crafted shedua wood, this earthy trinket winks at Mother Nature without leaving a trail of patchouli behind. Plus, agate is the stone of harmony, creativity, and good fortune. Viva 2011! We'll take two.
Christophe Josse Awarded Permanent Spot on Couture Calendar
Couture designer Christophe Josse has been awarded a permanent membership on the French Haute Couture calendar. The directors committee of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture, the governing body of the French fashion industry, met on Friday, promoting Josse from guest member to permanent member status. At the same meeting, the committee reportedly deliberated on other guest designers currently on the haute couture calendar, but have decided not...
Links of The Daily
The Six Degrees of Andy Cohen After twenty years in television, the 42-year-old Bravo exec (and SJP bestie!) is ready for his close-up...The Pattern Genie For DvF vet Suki Cheema, a new eponymous home collection at Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, and The Future Perfect...
Look of The Daily: Natalie Portman in Vionnet
Natalie, our Natalie! The only and only Portman wore a black silk amure crepe and ivory silk crepe georgette dress with a cotton popeline collar and cuffs with gold metal cuffs from Vionnet Spring/Summer 2011 to the Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 8, 2011. Somewhere in Italia, Matteo Marzotto is smiling...
In Case You Missed It….
Chic Report's week in review.....