2011 July 1

Emma Watson Covers Harper's Bazaar UK

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Emma Watson covers the August issue of Harper's Bazaar UK, and she's all grown up. Is anybody else getting a young Mia Farrow vibe from this shot? The issue goes on sale in the UK on July 7th. 

2011 July 1

Look of The Daily: Jennifer Aniston in Balenciaga

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Love is apparently working for Jennifer Aniston. The 42-year-old actress strutted her stuff at the Los Angeles premiere of her new flick, Horrible Bosses, in a sexy Balenciaga number and Versace shoes. Let's hope the movie looks this good. 

2011 July 1

Chic On The Street: Meet Anggie

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Chic met 15-year-old Anggie in the heart of Times Square to test his fashion 411. How did this visitor from Colombia fare? 

How would you describe your personal style?  “Rock.”

What is the Kaiser? “Like a strange dress.”

What is L'Wren Scott? “A TV show.”

Who should be on the cover of Vogue’s September Issue? “Florence + The Machine.”

What is The Row? “A food.”

2011 July 1

The Daily Wonders...What was your first summer job?

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Ever ponder what the red-carpet residing glamazons and cream of the fashionable heap did to make some dough before hitting it big? No need to wonder any longer--Chic's got you covered with a roundup of the most memorable, dreadful, ridiculous (and almost always funny) first gigs that some of our faves were candid enough to share...

Charlize Theron, actress: I used to sing with my neighbor in a plaza in South Africa. I can’t sing at all, so it was dreadful and horrible. People would tip and put money in a hat because they felt bad for us.

Brad Goreski, stylist:
I used to work in a video store in Port Perry, Ontario, and I loved it. Anne of Green Gables, Clueless, Grease, Showgirls, The Breakfast Club—they were always playing. I watched lots of movie musicals there.

Dennis Basso, designer
: I was an only child and they never made me work in the summer. But since college I don’t think I’ve had a day off, so I’ve made up for lost time!

Mickey Boardman, editorial director, Paper
: My first job ever, after my first year of college, was at an aluminum-siding factory.

Gilles Mendel, designer:
When I was working in my father’s shop in Paris, I slept in big baskets of sable and chinchilla furs in the cold vault. It was 95 degrees outside, and I was in my father’s factory covered in furs, having the most luxurious moments of my youth.

Francisco Costa, designer, Calvin Klein Collection:
While I was at FIT, I did an internship in Cuomo at two fabric mills. It was just brilliant.

Rachel Roy, designer:
When I was 14, my dad dropped me off in front of McDonald’s and told me not to come home until I had a paycheck and could start paying rent. I didn’t want to sling fries, so I took the bus to the mall and got a job at Contempo Casuals. I told them I was 16 to get the job, and I unpacked clothes and hung them up all day. I liked the discount, too.

Kellan Lutz, actor:
I was a camp counselor for my bible school. I was in charge of weight training in the gym, and the science lab. I’m still in touch with two of the kids. We e-mail a lot!

Irene Neuwirth, designer:
I worked at a grocery store in Telluride, Colorado, but I got fired pretty quickly. I think I showed up late. I worked there for, like, three days. My parents came in and took a picture of me while I was still working there. They were like, “This is the most unbelievable moment of our lives.”

2011 July 1

Read up on your Rachel Zoe-isms!

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Rachel Zoe's collection hits Neiman Marcus stores--and to fete the occasion, there's a Facebook contest that has Chic written all over it! "Oh So Zoe," which launched on Tuesday, involves a virtual styling sesh, culled from the digital closet of the Rachel Zoe Collection avec the chicest and sveltest new mom's fave designer baubles. Once you've taken a stab at styling the superstylist (oh, how the roles have reversed!), it's time to put the images into words: in a fashionable take on everyone's favorite road trip pastime, Mad Libs, contestants complete a fill-in-the-blank template describing the digital getup.

2011 June 30

Even Angels Ride Bikes

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Call your investment banker friends, stat!  Victoria's Secret Angels' Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel, Lily Aldridge, Lindsay Ellingson & Erin Heatherton will be making a special appearance at SoulCycle in Tribeca on Tuesday, July 12th. Pray tell? The girls will be cycling to benefit Pelotonia- an annual grassroots bike tour that raises funds for The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center -James Cancer Hospital, one of the nation's leading cancer research facilities and you (or your investment banker friends) can watch. 4 levels of tickets will be available from $1000 to $2500 with 100% of the proceeds going directly to Pelotonia. Participants will also have a chance to bid on prizes while the girls cycle, including (get this!) a pair of angel wings and photo ops with their fave angel. Victoria's Secret will match every dollar raised from the event. Tickets are going quick, quick, quick. 

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