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WHAT: MaxMara's Summer Cube jacket. WHY: This customizable parka comes in many different silhouettesâ€”all of which are reversibleâ€”and it easily compresses into a "cube" shape. The quilted Summer edition is lightweight enough for blustery winter days, given that it's made of Siberian goose down. And bonus: it comes with a double belt and is even available in 8 different colors. AVAILABLE: $990, at MaxMara stores nationwide and 1.866.MAXMARA
Do You Speak Chic? French Fashion Terminology Edition!
The beginning of 2011 means much more than the start of the new fashion calendar: itâ€™s also a chance to brush up on the intriguing French fashion terminology that may have already started creeping into the vocabulary of your globetrotting Franglais fluent friends. Being understood by the masses is so 2010!
Chic Obsessions: Wes Gordon
Wes Gordon reveals his current obsessions.
Tech Tips with JoCo: The Ultimate Secrets, Revealed!
Marie Claire's EIC Joanna Coles is back with more tips on how to become a tech expert and her thoughts on Facebook.
New Year, New You, New PR Hierarchy!
January 3 was a day of firsts for many new employees of New York's top PR agencies and fashion brands. Among the notable appointments: Kate Etter has been named director of public relations at Tory Burch. This is a new position, and Etter will report to Frances Pennington, VP of global public relations and brand communications. Most recently, Etter served as senior account manager at PR Consulting, where she handled...
Aww Alert! The Beckhams' Petit Fashionet, Applauded!
The Independent reports today that 8 year-old Romeo Beckham, the middle son of Victoria and David Beckham, will be unveiled on British GQ Magazine's best dressed list as the UK's 26th most fashion forward male ahead of Jude Law and Prince William.
Mommy and Me with Stacey Bendet: How to Avoid A Meltdown
Alice and Olivia's Stacey Bendet is back from vacation with more exclusive parenting advice for Chic Report.
The Twitter Report!
kimpaper (Kim Hastreiter): Bank of america's shitting in their pants. Ya gotta love Julian assange...stefanogabbana: This building its sooooooooo high!!!!! http://yfrog.com/h61v1qj ...FrankBruni: Brown rice, snap peas and no booze. I might as well get in the lotus position and chant while I'm at it...verawanggang: New Year, New Twitter! Stay tuned here, to our revamped @VeraWangGang, for an inside look at all things Vera. Happy 2011!
Links of The Daily
Blogging from Manila to Milan "My mom would joke with me: 'My God, Bryan, your life is a stream of 15 minutes.'"...Facebook Deal Offers Freedom From Scruntiny Thanks to investment from Goldman Sachs and its clients, Mark Zuckerberg retains absolute controlâ€”and the company is spared from government regulation
Things to Discuss: Oliver Theyskens Takes It Off
West Coast meets East in the latest issue of L.A. the Los Angeles Times magazine that salutes New York City. Robert DeNiro graces the cover, but it was this picture of Theory's Oliver Theyskens by Mario Sorrenti that made our eyes pop out. Following in the footsteps of Marc Jacobs and Tom Ford, the Belgian designer appears au naturale. Thoughts?