Bottega Veneta Resort 2017

Primarily known as an Italian leather goods line for four decades, the brand’s 2017 resort collection continues to confirm that the brand has gone beyond accessories. In 2005 and 2006, respectively, Bottega Veneta presented its first womens and men’s ready-to-wear runway collections. And in the last ten years, Bottega Veneta has established itself as one… [Continue Reading]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of May 22, 2016

There were lots of Celebrity Fashion Sightings this week. From the Cannes Film Festival to the plethora of celebrities on the red carpet at the 69th Annual Billboard Music Awards, there were lots of fashion dos and a few fashion dippity don’ts this week. When it comes to fashion trends, less is more ruled the… [Continue Reading]

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Weekend Fashion News Alert: Cannes Shocked by “Neon Demon,” GAP Closes 75 Stores, and Kobe Bryant Teams with Hublot

Kobe Bryant pairs up again with Swiss watch retailer Hublot for their new limited edition ‘Classic Fusion Kobe Bryant HeroVillain’. “The Classic Fusion Kobe Bryant HeroVillain symbolizes my life as a HeroVillain during my 20-year basketball career, as I strive to channel my fears and doubts into strength and determination,” said Bryant at the watch’s… [Continue Reading]

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Bridging the Worlds of Beauty and Gaming: New Makeup Looks by Makeup Bingo

You can watch all the latest YouTube beauty tutorials and scour through Pinterest for makeup inspiration, but there are some days when you can’t quite get your eyeliner right, or can’t decide which shade of lipstick will complete your look. Although makeup generally takes a long time to put on, indecisiveness is probably why women… [Continue Reading]

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Editors’ Pick: Celebrate Summer with Polish Me Silly

  Warm weather is finally here. Gone are the heavy coats, scarves and gloves; and if you are on the East Coast you are starting to see tank and crop tops, shorty shorts, sandals and more skin exposure overall. With the arrival of warmer temperatures comes shinier and more colorful nail art. While some nail… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: “In the Name of Gucci,” the Man Behind the Brand

What determines a legacy? And more in question, how is a fashion legacy created? From fashion giants Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy to Coco Chanel, Cristobal Balenciaga, and recently Oscar de la Renta—just to name a few—have left behind a deep well of creative fashion genius and inspiration. In recent years most… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie’s Supermodel/Mom List

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day then to give kudos to Supermodels who have managed to continue to stay at the top of the fashion/entertainment game while raising a family. Now, most moms don’t have these ladies physical assets, but like most moms these Supermodels not the challenges of managing career and family. They… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: JAKE, Finding that Fashion Balance

  What’s in a name? Apparently, if you are launching a fashion brand, the right name can mean everything. From household name recognition to brand awareness, finding the right name for your fashion line can have the effect or consistently registering in the mind of consumers or doing your fashion brand to obscurity. Surprisingly, the… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: Prince and Ponzo

Most people in the fashion community know Rosemary Ponzo from her red carpet and New York Fashion Week appearances—regularly photographed by Patrick McMullen and Bill Cunningham— and for the many interesting and sometimes outrageous hats that don her Liza Minelli–like coif. She is a New York City Easter Parade constant presence with a new an… [Continue Reading]

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Menswear Spring 2017 Style Prediction: Prince for Spring 2017

  As we look back at the fashion and music of Prince Rogers Nelson, like David Bowie who transitioned in late 2015, many fashion designers will draw inspiration or reference Prince in their spring 2017 collections. Prince’s fashion choices reflected his penchant toward silhouettes, fabrications and color spectrums that expanded the definitions of masculinity and… [Continue Reading]

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Peter Langner Bridal Spring 2017

For his spring bridal 2017 collection, Peter Langner showed both bridal and garments from his fall 2016 eveningwear collection. While is spring 2017 bridal collection was elegant, pristine with a slight nod toward youthful whimsy, Langner’s fall 2016 eveningwear collection was elegant and sophisticated though lacking in youthful vim and vigor. Our new bridal collection… [Continue Reading]

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Vera Wang Bridal Spring 2017

Realizing that New York International Bridal Week is more than a plethora of white gowns, Vera Wang went for the something different and unique. For spring 2017, Vera Wang debuted her bridal collection “Chasing Alix” with a short film. That’s right, a film not a runway presentation. “I always envision my wedding collections within a… [Continue Reading]

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Ines Di Santo Bridal Spring 2017

 While floral blossoms or spring gardens may not be such an original idea for spring bridal collections, Ines Di Santo found a way in her spring 2017 collection to keep this tried-and-true bridal motif fresh and current. And what was great starting point for the collection was Di Santo’s floral decoration on the proscenium arch… [Continue Reading]

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Mira Zwillinger Bridal Spring 2017

For spring 2017 Mira Zwillinger looked to nature’s annual rebirth for inspiration. The reawakening of spring was a design motif seen in several bridal collections for spring 2017. However, of all the collections that looked to this reference for their spring 2017 collections—Ines di Santo, Anne Barge, and Vera Wang—perhaps Mira Zwillinger’s spring 2017 bridal… [Continue Reading]

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Jenny Packham Bridal Spring 2017

 Is red carpet or is it bridal?  With Jenny Packham it is always beautiful, still, was her spring 2017 a true bridal collection or something else? Well, one thing for sure Packham’s spring 2017 collection was a little bit country. That said; this season Jenny Packham proved that bridal can be a lot of things;… [Continue Reading]

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Galia Lahav Bridal Spring 2017

For those bridal devotees not familiar with Galia Lahav, Galia Lahav is a haute couture designer that presents her couture collections in Paris every season. Her bridal collections often reflect her current haute couture collection. Lahav’s bridal collection are made of the finest fabrications and like her haute couture collections reflect the brand’s DNA of… [Continue Reading]

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Anne Barge Bridal Spring 2017

If you are looking for beautiful, traditional bridal designs, Anne Barge immediately comes to mind. However, if you have been following the brand for the past few seasons, Anne Barge has expanded her brand beyond traditional bridal fare. True, you will find the traditional bridal silhouettes—fit-to-flare, mermaid, princess ball gown, and even high-low gowns—still Barge… [Continue Reading]

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Theia Bridal Spring 2017

Theia’s creative director Don O’Neill demonstrates every season that bridal can be so much more than a white dress. And this season O’Neill expanded his bridal design aesthetic to include otherworldly, futuristic bridal designs that pushes the bridal genre into the next century. Inspired by David Bowie’s “The Man Who Fell to Earth” and a… [Continue Reading]

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Georgine Fall 2016

 For fall 2016 Georgine design aesthetic expanded the plethora of storybook pretty to storybook vamp. Though some fashion pundits may contend that the fall 2016 collection lacked cohesion without a true center, Georgine is catering to that consumer that dresses in a wide variety of styles and trends and is always including some garments in… [Continue Reading]

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Alice+Olivia Fall 2016

In one word, Alice+Olivia’s fall 2016 presentation can be described as a cornucopia of color and texture., that consists of every color palette under the sun with a 70′s psychedelic twist.  Or, you might say Alice in Wonderland’s falling down the rabbit hole funneled through the lens of a vintage 1970’s aesthetic. The extremes of… [Continue Reading]

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Reem Acra Fall 2016

 What can be said about Reem Acra? Season after season Reem Acra brings sophistication, glamour, and a unique way of looking at red carpet high fashion. For fall 2016 Reem Acra was inspired by the world of the femme fatale. One can imagine Salome, Empress Theodora, Mata Hari, and Silent Screen actress Theda Bara, in… [Continue Reading]

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Katya Leonovich Fall 2016

 Does the fashion as art aesthetic have real retail value? This argument has been bandied back in forth in fashion circles for decades. And while some designers have opted for the fashion as commerce approach to design that can render huge financial rewards, there are those designers that follow their own drummer and create collections… [Continue Reading]

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Thomas Wylde Fall 2016

Inspired by the upcoming Disney remake “Alice Through the Looking Glass” and California’s beachside culture of skaters, musicians, artists, and surfer types, Thomas Wylde creative director Jene Park created a fall 2016 collection that heavily referenced Los Angeles’ nightlife, and more specifically its rock n’ roll club scene. Sexy, bold, somewhat irreverent, and surprisingly accessible… [Continue Reading]

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Monique Lhuillier Fall 2016

Monique Lhuillier is full of surprises. Just when you think you have a handle on her design aesthetic, Monique Lhuillier injects a unique perspective that takes you on a completely different, but relevant journey. From collections that were dissertations on florals to collections that were inspired by the Garden of Eden, 80s athletic wear, to… [Continue Reading]

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Desigual Fall 2016

For several seasons, Desigual has been a foil and competition to similar global brand, Custo Barcelona. Where for the past few years, Desigual has stolen much of Custo Barcelona’s thunder and consumer base, it was still seen in fashion circles as a less expensive alternative to Custo Barcelona without the fashion-as-art–design aesthetic. That may have… [Continue Reading]

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Custo Barcelona Fall 2016

For fall 2016, Dalmau Custo looked to the 1970s in this 20th anniversary of the Custo Barcelona brand.  Contrary to what Dalmau Custo brings each season; this was a more minimalist, pared down collection. And in some respect that was a good thing. As a brand Custo Barcelona’s menswear garments have always had more wearability;… [Continue Reading]

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Marcel Ostertag Fall 2016

 In Marcel Ostertag’s debut season at New York Fashion Week: The Shows (NYFWS), Ostertag demonstrated that he has a strong sense of style as he mixes lights with darks, and sheer fabrics with heavy wools.  Especially elegant is the total sheer burgundy long-sleeve gown that can be worn under his oversized sheer blouses. Belted coats… [Continue Reading]

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Rubin Singer Fall 2016

 Though Rubin Singer is a not a household name, he has been a fashion favorite among industry professional for quite a while. Every season industry professionals anxiously await his shows. And when he doesn’t show, there is a congregational sigh of disappointment. That said; Singer has dressed dozens of celebrities for red carpet appearances and… [Continue Reading]

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Woodhouse Fall 2016

Fashion editors are always looking for that next designer/brand that is not afraid to take risks and creates a collection that is a combination of the now and next aesthetic that satisfies the ever-changing palette of consumers. It is one thing to whet the evolving style palette; however, it is a challenge to also create… [Continue Reading]

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Dexterdexterdexter Fall 2016

Fashion editors are always looking for what’s next in men’s fashion or that innovative designer that is pushing menswear into new directions. The fashion industry may have just found that in the brand Dexterdexterdexter. In only its third collection, for fall 2016 the brand looked to classic men’s silhouettes juxtaposed against the modern male consumer.… [Continue Reading]

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Perry Ellis Fall 2016

 Since Perry Ellis’ death in the mid-1980s, the Perry Ellis brand has gone through several creative directors. For the last four years, Michael Maccari has elevated the brand to explore and develop the modern American males’ evolving style and desire for more variety silhouette, construction, fabrication and texture. Understanding that the menswear market is one… [Continue Reading]

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Nick Graham Fall 2016

Coming up with an innovative collection is not the only way to get editors and industry professionals’ attention. After all, it is an arduous task to create eye-catching, innovative collections with a new perspective on silhouette, design and construction every season. For fall 2016 Nick Graham found a way to celebrate traditional suit silhouettes with… [Continue Reading]

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SIKI IM Fall 2016

The “Undead” as inspiration for a menswear collection, odd you might think? An odd is right. But, if any menswear brand can pull it off, SIKI IM is the brand that can do it. For several years SIKI IM has established itself as a brand that always looked to the unique and outré for inspiration.… [Continue Reading]

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Brett Johnson Fall 2016

New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM) is a great opportunity for emerging menswear designers to present their collections. And being that NYFWM’s is only in its second season the fashion calendar is primed and not yet overcrowded with too many designers and menswear brands. That said; when a designer does present a collection at NYFWM… [Continue Reading]

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Carlos Campos Fall 2016

 Carlos Campos often looks to Latin—and more specifically South American—themes for inspiration for his menswear collections. For spring 2016, the “Forastero,” the mysterious outsider, inspired Campos— the “Forastero” is a common theme in Latin American literature. For fall 2016 Campos looked to the quiet elegance of “El Capataz” (The Foreman). And the foreman in this… [Continue Reading]

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Features

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: “In the Name of Gucci,” the Man Behind the Brand

What determines a legacy? And more in question, how is a fashion legacy created? From fashion giants Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy to Coco Chanel, Cristobal Balenciaga, and … [More]

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Fashion Reverie’s Supermodel/Mom List

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day then to give kudos to Supermodels who have managed to continue to stay at the top of the fashion/entertainment game while raising a family. Now, most moms … [More]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: JAKE, Finding that Fashion Balance

  What’s in a name? Apparently, if you are launching a fashion brand, the right name can mean everything. From household name recognition to brand awareness, finding the right name for … [More]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: Prince and Ponzo

Most people in the fashion community know Rosemary Ponzo from her red carpet and New York Fashion Week appearances—regularly photographed by Patrick McMullen and Bill Cunningham— and for the many … [More]

Editors’ Pick

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Fashion Reverie’s 2016 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Is it Mother’s Day already? Well, not quite yet. However Mother’s Day is right around the corner. And if you are like most of us and live on the East Coast, the chilly spring weather has made you … [Read More...]

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Editors Pick: Converse Chuck Taylor Women’s All-Star Crochet Collection

If you live on the East Coast, you might still be feeling the bitter chill of early spring. No need to fret, more temperate weather is on the way. With Coachella and other spring/summer festivals on … [Read More...]

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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...]

Beauty

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Editors’ Pick: Celebrate Summer with Polish Me Silly

  Warm weather is finally here. Gone are the heavy coats, scarves and gloves; and if you are on the East Coast you are starting to see tank and crop tops, shorty shorts, sandals and more skin exposure overall. With the arrival of … [Read More...]

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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...]

Les Hommes

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Menswear Spring 2017 Style Prediction: Prince for Spring 2017

  As we look back at the fashion and music of Prince Rogers Nelson, like David Bowie who transitioned in late 2015, many fashion designers will draw inspiration or reference Prince in their spring … [Read More...]

Trend Report

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2016 Red Carpet Trend: The Elegant Reincarnation of the Ear Cuff

What do Lucille Ball, Prince, and Emma Watson of Harry Potter fame have in common? They all were trendsetters for the humble ear cuff, which has now become serious ‘ear candy’ on fashion runways and red carpets. As star of the popular sitcom … [Read More...]

Front Row

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Bottega Veneta Resort 2017

Primarily known as an Italian leather goods line for four decades, the brand’s 2017 resort collection continues to confirm that the brand has gone … [More]

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Peter Langner Bridal Spring 2017

For his spring bridal 2017 collection, Peter Langner showed both bridal and garments from his fall 2016 eveningwear collection. While is spring 2017 … [More]

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Vera Wang Bridal Spring 2017

Realizing that New York International Bridal Week is more than a plethora of white gowns, Vera Wang went for the something different and unique. For … [More]

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Ines Di Santo Bridal Spring 2017

 While floral blossoms or spring gardens may not be such an original idea for spring bridal collections, Ines Di Santo found a way in her spring 2017 … [More]

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Mira Zwillinger Bridal Spring 2017

For spring 2017 Mira Zwillinger looked to nature’s annual rebirth for inspiration. The reawakening of spring was a design motif seen in several … [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 May 22, 2016

There were lots of Celebrity Fashion Sightings this week. From the Cannes Film Festival to the plethora of celebrities on the red carpet at the 69th Annual Billboard Music Awards, there were lots of fashion dos and a few fashion dippity don’ts this … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of May 9, 2016

This week’s Celebrity Fashion Sightings brings great celebrity style from the White House Nordic State Dinner, the 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards, more Cannes Film Festival red carpet, and the 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango event. And true to form, … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of May 2, 2016

All tongues were wagging and fashion pundits were agog at all the incredible fashion that graced the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala: Manus x Machina, Fashion in the Age of Technology event. Fashion Reverie selected a few key celebs to highlight in … [Read More...]

Lifestyle & Culture

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Bridging the Worlds of Beauty and Gaming: New Makeup Looks by Makeup Bingo

You can watch all the latest YouTube beauty tutorials and scour through Pinterest for makeup inspiration, but there are some days when you can't quite get your eyeliner right, or can't decide which shade of lipstick will complete your look. Although … [Read More...]

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A Glass Slipper-less “Cinderella”

“Cinderella” without glass slippers and a story line where Cinderella is not the main protagonist; that is the “Cinderella” that Les Ballets de Monte Carlo brought to the New York’s City Center.  Unusual, but it worked, well mostly. Les … [Read More...]

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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...]

Fashion Flashback

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Fashion Flashback Tribute: Prince

As the world mourns the untimely death of one of the greatest musicians and fashion icons of the 20th and 21st centuries, Fashion Reverie takes a retrospective look at the fashion stylings of the … [Read More...]

Sample Sales

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Wednesday Sample Sales: Week of May 23, 2016

Fashion Reverie seeks to keep its loyal readers informed of great samples sales. Just remember, product disappears quickly, so it is important to get there early. Also, some sample sales won’t let … [More]

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