Weekend Fashion News Alert: David Beckham’s New Bodywear Collection, Barbie Goes Curvy, And Kanye West’s NYFW Extravaganza

Big, bold and brash and three adjectives that could be used to describe Kanye West. His style is bold, his words are brash and now his fashion show will be big. As reported in Fashion Reverie’s last fashion news alert, Kanye will be renting out Madison Square Garden for his February 11 New York Fashion… [Continue Reading]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of January 25, 2016

Though it’s just a week before New York Fashion Week: Men’s, Fashion Reverie continues to report on celebrity fashion sightings with coverage of the new styles and trends donned by our favorite celebrities. And speaking of new and continuing trends, the formal jumpsuit is becoming a staple on the red carpet for celebrities.  From Haney… [Continue Reading]

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NYFW: Men’s Fall 2016 Editors’ Essentials

  As New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM) fall 2016 season quickly approaches, fashion editors, in particular, scramble to organize their men’s runway/presentation calendar. But as anyone who has attended any Fashion Week knows, preparation is more than organizing your fashion calendar. All the hustle and bustle and event coordination that leads up to fashion… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion News Alert: Justin, Kendall, and Calvin, La Perla’s New Creative Director, Kanye Debuts Album during NYFW, and Dwayne Johnson Partners with Under Armour

  Does anything come between Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner’s calvins? Apparently not, especially if you are the face on Calvin Klein’s new global underwear campaign. Using the hashtag #mycalvins, the ad’s tagline is “What do you do in yours?” Tyrone Lebon photographed this new global underwear campaign. Other models for the campaign includes Kendrick… [Continue Reading]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Fall 2016 Preview

In less than a week, the second iteration of New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM) will take place. The inaugural season was a success, though there was a distinct absence of a lot of the international menswear press. This time around, particularly for fall 2016, the big question that hangs in the proverbial fashion atmosphere… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: Charles Harbison

In the wake of the 2016 Oscar Blackout, Black Lives Matter protests, and a 2016 presidential race that is beginning to place race relations as a key issue, very few medial outlets or cultural pundits are taking a critical look at diversity in the fashion industry and the lack of African American designers that have… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Campaign Spotlight: Dolce and Gabbana’s Hajib and Abaya Collection

Unlike the Academy of Arts and Science, the fashion industry aims for and embraces diversity. And while some fear mongers and very uninformed folks are afraid of people and things that are different and unique, the fashion industry celebrates different points of view and perspectives. This inclusion of world diversity could not be showcased any… [Continue Reading]

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Editors’ Pick: Hanro of Switzerland for National Sweatpants Day

  Are you excited and enthralled about the athleisure wear craze? If you are, then National Sweatpants Day— that happens on January 21—is tailored especially to your fashion style. And, remember in the US, we like to celebrate a lot of things. From National Secretary’s Day to Groundhog Day to now, National Sweatpants Day, there… [Continue Reading]

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ELLERY Pre-Fall 2016

As most designers this season continued to look to the 1970s for inspiration, ELLERY followed suit by also referencing the era of disco, bell bottomed pants, and sparkle and shine. Unlike many design houses, ELLERY stayed away from the 70’s era obvious choice, disco/Studio 54. Instead, the New Zealand design house drew inspiration from another… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Flashback: David Bowie

Fashion Reverie looks back at British pop icon David Bowie after his untimely death on January 10. No other pop icon whose career spanned five decades has had such a pivotal effect on different music genres from Glam Rock and rock n’ roll to pop music, dance music, and new wave music than David Bowie.… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Campaign Spotlight: Moschino Spring 2016

Without a doubt, Jeremy Scott is one of the most exciting fashion designers in the pantheon of current designers. No longer fashion’s enfant terrible, Jeremy Scott is experiencing a wave of acceptance and market proliferation that few fashion designers ever experience; particularly, in such an oversaturated market. He’s come a long way from Kansas City… [Continue Reading]

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Men’s Editors’ Pick: Converse’s Sex Pistols Collaboration

Is your fashion style rebellious, irreverent, cutting edge, or just punk-inspired?  If these adjectives describe your style, then you will love Converse’s Sex Pistols spring 2016 collaboration. If you are of certain age you are well familiar with the Sex Pistols, the UK’s preeminent Punk band. However, if you birthdate is from the 80s onward,… [Continue Reading]

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ELOQUII’s Pre-Spring 2016 “Sweet Spots” Collection

 If you live on the East Coast, winter weather is finally here. And though east coasters have barely started wearing winter garments, some pre-spring 2016 collections will be in stores very soon. You might think this is an odd business model, particularly as you are shivering from the winter chill and winter clothes are widely… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie’s Top Stories of 2015

  2015 was a year of shifts, new beginnings, promotions, and of course, controversy. From all the shakeup at Lanvin to Ines di Santo expanding into ready-to-wear to Misty Copeland’s promotion at American Ballet Theater, for those who love drama and excitement, 2015 did not disappoint. Fashion Reverie was right there, bringing all the updates,… [Continue Reading]

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Sachin & Babi Noir Pre-Fall 2016

Since 2009, the design husband and wife duo, Sachin & Babi has had their fingers on the pulse of the modern woman’s ever-evolving desire to have beauty in her life that matches her expanded lifestyle.  Their pre-fall 2016 collection reflects Sachin & Babi’s evolution as a design team and their particular understanding of the vicissitudinous… [Continue Reading]

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St. John Pre-Fall 2016

Brands are put under tremendous pressure each year to create more and more collections in order to satisfy consumers’ ever-expanding taste for more and more diverse product. And retail stores and boutiques need to satisfy that desire. Instead of the standard three to four collections a year, major fashion brands now create anywhere from six… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: VASSA, A New Kind of Russian Fashion

 If you are not embedded in the fashion industry you might be unaware of the innovative and fashion-forward collections coming out of Russia. Did I say, Russia, the land of samovars, Tatars, Putin, the Bolshoi Ballet, and St. Basil’s Cathedral? Yes, I did. Gone are the days of nervous Russian women who don boxy clothes… [Continue Reading]

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Beat Winter’s Harsh Weather with Fashion Reverie’s Winter Beauty Roundup

 Dry winter skin can be awful, dry, flaky, itchy and so unattractive.  And, you don’t have to take it. Fashion Reverie has some great solutions to keep you looking amazing and feeling comfortable during the winter months. Beekman 1802 Goat Milk Soap is amazing high quality soap, handmade and free of harsh chemicals. Originally conceived… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: “Project Runway Junior’s” Matt Sarafa

  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart started composing by age three, Pablo Picasso painted Picador at eight years of age, physicist and Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie taught herself French and Russian by age four, gymnast Nadia Comaneci won three Olympic gold medals by the age of fourteen, and Tatum O’Neal won an Oscar at age ten. All these… [Continue Reading]

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A Ballerina’s Tale: Misty Copeland’s Unlikely Tale of Success

Something is afoot. And it is not the Presidential debates, a recovering economy or the latest salacious Kardashian tale of nudity, broken romance, or media overexposure. Some of the things may be important, but I am talking about something else. The thing that is afoot is truth. And more and more documentaries are putting the… [Continue Reading]

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Features

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Fall 2016 Preview

In less than a week, the second iteration of New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM) will take place. The inaugural season was a success, though there was a distinct absence of a lot of the … [More]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: Charles Harbison

In the wake of the 2016 Oscar Blackout, Black Lives Matter protests, and a 2016 presidential race that is beginning to place race relations as a key issue, very few medial outlets or cultural pundits … [More]

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Fashion Reverie Campaign Spotlight: Dolce and Gabbana’s Hajib and Abaya Collection

Unlike the Academy of Arts and Science, the fashion industry aims for and embraces diversity. And while some fear mongers and very uninformed folks are afraid of people and things that are different … [More]

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Fashion Reverie Campaign Spotlight: Moschino Spring 2016

Without a doubt, Jeremy Scott is one of the most exciting fashion designers in the pantheon of current designers. No longer fashion’s enfant terrible, Jeremy Scott is experiencing a wave of … [More]

Editors’ Pick

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NYFW: Men’s Fall 2016 Editors’ Essentials

  As New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM) fall 2016 season quickly approaches, fashion editors, in particular, scramble to organize their men’s runway/presentation calendar. But as … [Read More...]

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Editors’ Pick: Hanro of Switzerland for National Sweatpants Day

  Are you excited and enthralled about the athleisure wear craze? If you are, then National Sweatpants Day— that happens on January 21—is tailored especially to your fashion … [Read More...]

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Editors’ Holiday Pick: ELOQUII’s 2015 Holiday Capsule Collection

Curvy girls rule!! And this holiday prove that point with ‘The New Eccentrics’ collection from ELOQUII. This holiday capsule collection veers away from the glitz and sparkle found in most holiday … [Read More...]

Beauty

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Beauty Pick: Great Skin for the New Year with Palmetto Derma

  Do you have a Holiday party coming up and you are stressing that your skin is just not as you would like? (Remember, selfies and youtube holiday party videos are all the rage now.) Or maybe having great skin is a part of your New … [Read More...]

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Beat Winter’s Harsh Weather with Fashion Reverie’s Winter Beauty Roundup

 Dry winter skin can be awful, dry, flaky, itchy and so unattractive.  And, you don’t have to take it. Fashion Reverie has some great solutions to keep you looking amazing and feeling comfortable during the winter months. Beekman 1802 … [Read More...]

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Beauty Pick: Toppik Brow Building Fibers Kit

Thick eyebrows are back! Thank you, Cara Delevingne. Do you remember a dark period in the 90's when supermodels were plucking their brows into nonexistence?  It made them look so weird.  (Side note eyebrows and eyelashes serve a functional purpose. … [Read More...]

Les Hommes

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Men’s Accessory Pick: Parabellum’s Slim Briefcase

How many times have you heard brands and labels pronounce that their new product will revolutionize the industry? Sometimes it true, but often times it just brand marketing. Few brands live up to … [Read More...]

Trend Report

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Fall 2015 Trend Report: Wide-Legged Pants

The 70s are back. Though the spring 2015 collections brought the decade of the “Me Generation” back with its emphasis on bohemian chic and wild prints, for fall 205 designers delved a bit deeper into the many style trends that populated the … [Read More...]

Front Row

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ELLERY Pre-Fall 2016

As most designers this season continued to look to the 1970s for inspiration, ELLERY followed suit by also referencing the era of disco, bell bottomed … [More]

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ELOQUII’s Pre-Spring 2016 “Sweet Spots” Collection

 If you live on the East Coast, winter weather is finally here. And though east coasters have barely started wearing winter garments, some pre-spring … [More]

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Sachin & Babi Noir Pre-Fall 2016

Since 2009, the design husband and wife duo, Sachin & Babi has had their fingers on the pulse of the modern woman’s ever-evolving desire to have … [More]

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St. John Pre-Fall 2016

Brands are put under tremendous pressure each year to create more and more collections in order to satisfy consumers’ ever-expanding taste for more … [More]

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2(X)IST Spring 2016

 When a fashion brand has become closely identified with one very specific product or signature look is it possible for that brand to expand its … [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 January 25, 2016

Though it’s just a week before New York Fashion Week: Men’s, Fashion Reverie continues to report on celebrity fashion sightings with coverage of the new styles and trends donned by our favorite celebrities. And speaking of new and continuing … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sighting: Week of January 18, 2016

Jennifer Lopez and Nicki Minaj together in one celebrity fashion sighting? Now, that is unusual for Fashion Reverie—unless it is a major music red carpet event—then again, we are living in unusual times and times of great change. That said' both … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of January 11, 2016

As we are solidly in award season, there are a lot of celebrities appearing on red carpet and at award shows that are not consistently talked about in the media. Award season is also in ample opportunity for emerging designers to get some media … [Read More...]

Lifestyle & Culture

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A Ballerina’s Tale: Misty Copeland’s Unlikely Tale of Success

Something is afoot. And it is not the Presidential debates, a recovering economy or the latest salacious Kardashian tale of nudity, broken romance, or media overexposure. Some of the things may be important, but I am talking about something … [Read More...]

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Company XIV: A New Kind of Cinderella

  Company XIV has garnered a reputation for taking traditional ballet and fairy tale classics and reinterpreting these storybook and ballet warhorses through their own special lens. Their “Nutcracker Rouge” takes place in a burlesque … [Read More...]

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Misty Copeland’s Met Debut in “Swan Lake”

  The Metropolitan Opera House debut of Misty Copeland in American Ballet Theatre’s production of “Swan Lake” last Wednesday (June 24) was everything it could and should be —an afternoon filled with palpable emotion—deafening, … [Read More...]

Fashion Flashback

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Fashion Flashback: David Bowie

Fashion Reverie looks back at British pop icon David Bowie after his untimely death on January 10. No other pop icon whose career spanned five decades has had such a pivotal effect on different music … [Read More...]

Sample Sales

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Wednesday Sample Sale: Week of January 25, 2016

Fashion Reverie seeks to keep its loyal readers informed of great samples sales.  And in honor of New Fashion Week: Men’s fall 206, Fashion Reverie will feature mostly men’s sample sales that run … [More]

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