Weekend Fashion News Alert: Katy Perry Launches Footwear Line, Marc Jacobs Reimagines the Runway, Jeremy Meeks Walks during NYFW, and Sponsorship Changes for New York Fashion Week

This past Thursday was a big day for Katy Perry. Thursday marked the day that Perry’s footwear collection hit retail stores and specialty stores. This 40-piece collection includes shoe styles dedicated to Hillary Clinton and actresses Lena Dunham and Allison Williams. Perry’s ‘HRC’ shoe is a pale-pink shoe with a glittery lucite heel. Other standout… [Continue Reading]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of February 6, 2017

Though New York Fashion: The Shows fall 2017 (NYFWS) week is in full swing, Fashion Reverie takes time out of hustling between venues during NYFWS to bring its viewers all the going-on with what celebrities are wearing. Many of the looks Fashion Reverie witnesses during NYFW, our viewers will see on their favorite celebrities throughout… [Continue Reading]

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New York Fashion Week: The Shows Fall 2017 Sketches

Fall 2017 promises to be a season of great change. Remember, the fashion industry is a microcosm of what is going on politically and culturally in the world at large. That said; it is yet to be determined how the fashion industry will interpret the winds of change. If New York Fashion Week: Men’s is… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie’s NYFW Fall 2017 Editors’ Essentials

  Every fashion season Fashion Reverie prepares a list of essential items that every editor, stylist and/or industry professional just cannot do with out. With Lincoln Center and Bryant Park being a not too long ago memory, the stability of having a lot of fashion shows in mostly one place is a thing of the past. Though… [Continue Reading]

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New York Fashion Week: The Shows Fall 2017 Pre-Coverage

There has been a lot of change since New York Fashion Week: The Shows (NYFWS) spring 2017. We have a new, very unpopular president. Public School’s Dao Yi-Chow and Maxwell Osborne has exited DKNY, Peter Topping has left his creative post at Oscar de la Renta, Bibhu Mohapatra is restructuring his fashion brand and several… [Continue Reading]

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Loris Diran Men’s Fall 2017

Sometimes, it just takes time. Loris Diran has been a part of the fashion industry for two decades now. And though many industry professionals may be aware of Loris Diran for his women’s wear, Diran has always had a presence in the menswear market. For fall 2017 Loris Diran looked to his travels in India… [Continue Reading]

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Nautica Men’s Fall 2017

The 1990s are back!! And with this return to the 90s, Nautica has also brought back color blocking, bold color and street wear meets sportswear. And while Nautica has established itself as a brand solidly focused on accessible American sportswear, in this fall 2017 outing, Nautica brought a little grunge messiness back, which is a… [Continue Reading]

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Samuelsohn Men’s Fall 2017

How do you pique menswear editors’ interest for New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM) when a good portion of the collections showcased are comfortably situated in the American sportswear vein?  One way to stimulate conversation and interest is to pull out the gimmicks and props. In its fourth season NYFWM has still failed to curate… [Continue Reading]

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Raun LaRose Men’s Fall 2017

Though New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM) focuses a significant amount of attention on tried-and-true American sportswear brands, Ralph Lauren, Nautica, Todd Snyder, and Billy Reid, in its fourth season the CFDA has placed a huge emphasis on emerging brands that stretch the proverbial fashion envelope of men’s fashion. Raun LaRose is one such brand.… [Continue Reading]

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PORTS 1961 Pre-Fall 2017

PORTS 1961 has never been a fashion brand for the unadventurous of those who gallop with the crowd. And PORTS 1961’s pre-fall 2017 collection, though more consumer friendly when it comes to many of the separates, is still for that fashionista that pushes the proverbial fashion envelope. For pre-fall 2017, PORTS 1961 looks to relaxed… [Continue Reading]

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Editors’ Pick: Black Halo’s ‘Jackie O’ Capsule Collection

First Ladies’ style evokes elegance, style, sophistication and glamour. And the press readily covers the style choices of First Ladies. Whether it is the departure of former FLOTUS Michelle Obama and her inimitable style or the minimalistic elegance of current FLOTUS Melania Trump, there is a lot of buzz and tongues wagging about fashion and… [Continue Reading]

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First Ladies’ Style as Interpreted by Lasell College’s Jill Carey

As the Obamas leave the White House and the Trumps settle in, the media will focus its attention on the style of Melania Trump and reflect back on the style of Michelle Obama. Interestingly, a century ago very little attention was paid to the fashion and style of the First Lady, exception being Frances Cleveland,… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Flashback: The Enduring Style of Michelle Obama

As the 45th Presidential Inauguration dawns upon America and the world at large, Fashion Reverie looks back at the sophisticated and enduring White House style of First Lady Michelle Obama. From her choice of fashion designers Jason Wu, Carolina Herrera, and Naeem Khan, no other First Lady has brought more diversity in style and fashion… [Continue Reading]

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ELLERY Pre-Fall 2017

For its pre-fall 2017 collection, the late, great Nina Simone, the high priestess of soul, inspired ELLERY creative director Kym Ellery. Like the iconic Nina Simone, ELLERY is bold, out-of-the-box, effortless mixing feminine with the masculine. Also, like Simone, ELLERY melds the classic with the rebellious as evidenced in ELLERY classic silhouettes fused through a… [Continue Reading]

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Leather through the Design Prism of PRITCH London

Are you a rocker chick? No, well maybe you are that downtown fashionista type that has adopted an urban warrior aesthetic. That doesn’t describe you, either? Let’s see, hmm, well you love leather, of course you do!! Whether you are an urban warrior, a rocker chick or a confirmed style maven, all fashion signals point… [Continue Reading]

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Nicole Miller Pre-Fall 2017

“…What has been done will be done again. There is nothing new under the sun.”  So the writer of Ecclesiastes postulates. And for her pre-fall 2017, Nicole Miller expands on this point of view, but with a twist. The punk aesthetic found its way back into runway collections for 2013 evidenced in collections by Versace,… [Continue Reading]

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Editors’ Pick: Save My Bag

Did you get a luxury bag as a holiday gift, or have you had a luxury bag(s) for several seasons? Whatever the reason behind your luxury bag(s), it is really unfortunate when the bag(s) get damaged because of bad weather or some liquid indiscretion. But it doesn’t have to be that way!! Save My Bag… [Continue Reading]

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Rock it or Leave it on the Runway: 2017 Red Carpet Trends

Trends so often begin on the red carpet. It’s how designers get most of their attention. Some of these trends are perfect for the average fashion consumer; other trends not so much. The 2017 Golden Globes are this Saturday, so Fashion Reverie gives a little preview of what consumers can expect to see on the… [Continue Reading]

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Missoni Pre-Fall 2017

Mix and match has been a fashion mantra for several decades. Originally formulated in the early 1970s as a solution to a retracted fashion industry on the heels of a recessed American economy, fashion intellectuals sought to appeal to consumers who were spending less. Cajoling consumers to mix and match something new with something that… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie’s 2017 Fashion Predictions

As unpredictable as 2017 might be, Fashion Reverie is going out on a limb and predict what fashion industry professionals and consumers might expect for the new year. Who would’ve have predicted that Donald Trump would become the leader of the free world, so our predictions cannot be more of a stretch than the presidential… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie’s Top Stories of 2016

While 2015 was a year of shifts and controversy, 2016 topped the charts as a year of surprises and unexpected developments. Change is always the order of the day in the fashion industry; however, who would have expected Peter Topping to leave his creative post at Oscar de la Renta less than a year after… [Continue Reading]

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Beauty Alert: Slim Down in 2017

We’re all looking to tone up and slim down after eating a little too much turkey and Christmas ham (not to mention the dozen or so Christmas cookies at work!)  While there’s really no substitution for a healthy diet and exercise, Fashion Reverie has found the best ways to give your weight loss resolutions a… [Continue Reading]

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Bye, Bye Franca

 The fashion industry mourns the death of Franca Sozzani, editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia. Sozzani transitioned on December 22 after a long illness. Sozzani severed as Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Italia for 28 years, starting in 1988, the same year as Anna Wintour took the helm at American Vogue. In her 28 years at Vogue Italia, Sozzani… [Continue Reading]

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Editors’ Pick: Laurent & Altieri Handbags

The accessories market is oversaturated. There is no argument there. Yet, every season innovators and designers attempt to make their mark in the accessories market, jumping in headfirst, taking all the required risks. Being risks adverse is what’s necessary for any brave soul in the fashion market. The fashion industry has always been an industry… [Continue Reading]

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Campaign Spotlight: La Perla’s Spring 2017 Campaign

 Liberation is a reoccurring theme for the La Perla spring 2017 campaign. Iconic photographer Steven Klein used shattered glass, an antiquated corset, and fire to conjure up images that reflect freedom. Think about it, breaking through the glass ceiling, restraint that can be loosened, and burning away the refuse. All these motifs can reference freedom… [Continue Reading]

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Features

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New York Fashion Week: The Shows Fall 2017 Sketches

Fall 2017 promises to be a season of great change. Remember, the fashion industry is a microcosm of what is going on politically and culturally in the world at large. That said; it is yet to be … [More]

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New York Fashion Week: The Shows Fall 2017 Pre-Coverage

There has been a lot of change since New York Fashion Week: The Shows (NYFWS) spring 2017. We have a new, very unpopular president. Public School’s Dao Yi-Chow and Maxwell Osborne has exited DKNY, … [More]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Fall 2017 Pre-Coverage

Will 2017 be a pivotal year for change in men’s fashion? The verdict is not out yet. 2017 has already been a year of significant change in politics. And whether this new political direction causes … [More]

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First Ladies’ Style as Interpreted by Lasell College’s Jill Carey

As the Obamas leave the White House and the Trumps settle in, the media will focus its attention on the style of Melania Trump and reflect back on the style of Michelle Obama. Interestingly, a century … [More]

Editors’ Pick

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Fashion Reverie’s NYFW Fall 2017 Editors’ Essentials

  Every fashion season Fashion Reverie prepares a list of essential items that every editor, stylist and/or industry professional just cannot do with out. With Lincoln Center and Bryant … [Read More...]

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Editors’ Pick: Black Halo’s ‘Jackie O’ Capsule Collection

First Ladies’ style evokes elegance, style, sophistication and glamour. And the press readily covers the style choices of First Ladies. Whether it is the departure of former FLOTUS Michelle Obama … [Read More...]

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Editors’ Pick: Save My Bag

Did you get a luxury bag as a holiday gift, or have you had a luxury bag(s) for several seasons? Whatever the reason behind your luxury bag(s), it is really unfortunate when the bag(s) get damaged … [Read More...]

Beauty

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Beauty Alert: Slim Down in 2017

We're all looking to tone up and slim down after eating a little too much turkey and Christmas ham (not to mention the dozen or so Christmas cookies at work!)  While there's really no substitution for a healthy diet and exercise, Fashion Reverie has … [Read More...]

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Fashion Reverie’s Holiday Beauty Guide for All Ages

Holiday Shopping can be especially stressful.  With so many friends and family on our lists, it can feel overwhelming to find that perfect present for everyone.  Well fear not, because we've got your one-size-fits-all beauty gifts for everyone from … [Read More...]

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NYFW Spring 2017 Beauty Trend: Undone Waves and Slept-in Makeup

  The perfectly done look is well ... done.  The new trend is tough, a bit messy and the perfect faux "I just woke up like this" (after-falling-asleep-in-my-makeup) look. At Erin Fetherson, Joseph DiMaggio, Master Session Ambassador … [Read More...]

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NYFW: The Shows Spring 2017 Beauty Trend: The Return of Romance

Who says romance is dead?  At New York Fashion Week: The Shows spring 2017, models were styled with classic and Renaissance painting-inspired looks were spotted everywhere!  Soft and graceful was at the order of the day, with hair stylists opting … [Read More...]

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PORTS 1961′s Fall 2016 Menswear Campaign

Is it possible for a brand to appeal to an age demographic that ranges from 18 to late 50s? Some women’s wear brands have some successfully pulled this off, particularly when 50 is the new 35. … [Read More...]

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Men’s Hair Trend Alert: Get your Hair Ready for NYFW: Men’s Spring 2017

A new hairstyle is an easy way to really change up your look.  To stay ahead of the trends, we asked 2015 "Educator of the Year" and PRORITUALS' new Creative Director and Director of Education, … [Read More...]

Trend Report

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Rock it or Leave it on the Runway: 2017 Red Carpet Trends

Trends so often begin on the red carpet. It's how designers get most of their attention. Some of these trends are perfect for the average fashion consumer; other trends not so much. The 2017 Golden Globes are this Saturday, so Fashion Reverie gives a … [Read More...]

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Spring 2017 Trend Report: Rock it or Leave it on the Runway

As Paris Fashion Week comes to a close, fashion journalists, editors and fashion industry professionals look back all the trends coming off the runway. Each fashion week brings with it a new set of trends, some work only for the size 2, 6ft-tall … [Read More...]

Front Row

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Loris Diran Men’s Fall 2017

Sometimes, it just takes time. Loris Diran has been a part of the fashion industry for two decades now. And though many industry professionals may be … [More]

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Nautica Men’s Fall 2017

The 1990s are back!! And with this return to the 90s, Nautica has also brought back color blocking, bold color and street wear meets sportswear. And … [More]

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Samuelsohn Men’s Fall 2017

How do you pique menswear editors’ interest for New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM) when a good portion of the collections showcased are … [More]

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Raun LaRose Men’s Fall 2017

Though New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM) focuses a significant amount of attention on tried-and-true American sportswear brands, Ralph Lauren, … [More]

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PORTS 1961 Pre-Fall 2017

PORTS 1961 has never been a fashion brand for the unadventurous of those who gallop with the crowd. And PORTS 1961’s pre-fall 2017 collection, … [More]

Editorials

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The Bold Season

Fall 2014 is all about making bold statements. Leave the reticence and vacillating behind. Be bold in choice of color, bold in your attitude, and bold in your decision making. Luxuriate in color … [More]

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Scenes D’Atelier

With Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week less than a week away, there are those seasoned industry professionals that yearn for the golden days of fashion when collections were seen by a few select editors, … [More]

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Siren of the Sea

Who says going natural is the end all, be all look for summer beauty? Deep blues, vivid greens, and scintillating gold makes a bold statement this season. And combining those bold colors with a … [More]

Celebrity Style

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of February 6, 2017

Though New York Fashion: The Shows fall 2017 (NYFWS) week is in full swing, Fashion Reverie takes time out of hustling between venues during NYFWS to bring its viewers all the going-on with what celebrities are wearing. Many of the looks Fashion … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of January 23, 2017

This week Celebrity Fashion Sightings takes our viewers from the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards to the Harper’s Bazaar celebration of 150 Most Fashionable Women to the 2017 NAACP Image Awards to the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. While in previous … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of January 16, 2017

This week’s Celebrity Fashion Sightings takes our viewers from the 45th Presidential Inauguration to the NBC/Universal 2017 Winter TCA Press Tour to “The Space Between US” premiere to the 2017 Sundance Film Festival to celebrity street … [Read More...]

Lifestyle & Culture

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Fashion Reverie’s 2016 Holiday Movie Picks

Just as diversity was front and center in a lot of fashion publications, so was 2016 a year of films that featured diverse casts and stories that put people of color front and center. This holiday season several holiday films feature strong … [Read More...]

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Fashion Reverie Feature: Andy Warhol’s Letters and Cadillac

America has perhaps lived through one of the biggest rejections in its current political history. Strangely enough this rejection was not based on the majority of the US electorate, but the result of a critical mass that rejected governmental power, … [Read More...]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: Laura Michelle Conjures up “Chuck Norris” and the “Rockstars of Fashion”

The synergy of fashion and music has become such a constant presence in music videos that the hard work, the style options and the delicate balance that’s necessary to create that seamless flow is not obvious to most viewers. Still, when it all … [Read More...]

Fashion Flashback

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Fashion Flashback: The Enduring Style of Michelle Obama

As the 45th Presidential Inauguration dawns upon America and the world at large, Fashion Reverie looks back at the sophisticated and enduring White House style of First Lady Michelle Obama. From her … [Read More...]

Sample Sales

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Wednesday Sample Sales: Week of January 23, 2017

It’s 2017 and Trump is in the White House. Don’t worry; don’t fret there is still good shopping around. Fashion Reverie seeks to keep its loyal readers informed of great samples sales. Just … [More]

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