Fashion Reverie NYFW: The Shows Spring 2018 Giveaway “Watch Ya Mouth”

Everyone loves a good laugh, and there is nothing funnier than all the crazy fashion you witness during New York Fashion Week. Every season Fashion Reverie reviews all the crazy street fashion with our “Dippity Don’t” posts. This season in addition to our “Dippity Don’t” posts, Fashion Reverie is offering a giveaway bundle prize from… [Continue Reading]

New York Fashion Week: The Shows Spring 2018 Sketches

No matter who your favorite designers/brands are, all of their impressive collections come from a very focused perspective and inspiration. And though the art of sketching may be a fading art in the expanding frontier of technology, there are still some designers that sit down with pen and paper—and in some cases stylo and Thinkpad—and… [Continue Reading]

New York Fashion Week: The Shows Spring 2018 Editors’ Essentials

 New York Fashion Week: The Shows (NYFWS) spring 2018 season is just around the corner and with shows scattered throughout New York City, editors have to be prepared for everything. Whether it’s rushing out the door for that 9 a.m. show, or trying to get to that after party fashionably late, Fashion Reverie has put… [Continue Reading]

New York Fashion Week: The Shows Spring 2018 Pre-Coverage

  New York Fashion Week: The Shows spring 2018 (NYFWS) season is only a week away, and many fashion pundits are asking the question if fashion weeks are still relevant. With so many designers opting out of NYFWS spring 2018 season this time around, the verdict is out on the need for fashion weeks. And… [Continue Reading]

Fashion News Alert: Kendall Jenner Honored, Victoria’s Secret Show Broadcast from Shanghai, Pharrell and Adidas Collaborate, and the CFDA and the ACLU Team Up

Supermodel Kendall Jenner has been named Fashion Icon of the Decade by the fashion website Daily Front Row. The honor will be bestowed on Kendall during New York Fashion Week: The Shows (NYFWS) on September 8. Though Kendall Jenner has 83 million followers on Instagram, not all fashion industry professionals are on board with Jenner… [Continue Reading]

Celebrity Style: Jewels, Jewels, and More Jewels in Taylor Swift’s New Video

When Taylor Swift released her new music video “Look What You Made Me Do” on youtube, in just one day the new music video collected just under 54 million views. Maybe all these views are the result of Taylor’s MIA visage over several months, and loyal fans were hungry for any news of Swift. Or… [Continue Reading]

Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of August 21, 2017

It’s all about the jewels in this week’s Celebrity Fashion Sightings. Though most of the looks this week are from MTV’s 2017 Video Music Awards (VMAs), there is a lot of variety in terms of style and fashion. Enjoy!! Katy Perry hosted the 2017 VMAs and had several costume changes. One of the most interesting… [Continue Reading]

Campaign Feature: Wix’s “Zero Gravity”

The fashion industry is always looking for new ideas and concepts to inspire new fashion collections, campaigns and editorial shoots. Iconic fashion editor Diana Vreeland was a master at finding unique locations for what became iconic fashion editorials in Harper’s Bazaar and American Vogue in the 1950s and 60s. Who can forget Dovina posing with… [Continue Reading]

Fashion Reverie Interview: Jill Dodd’s “The Currency of Love”

Some call it fickle finger of fate; others explain circumstances as acts of divine intervention; still, there are those who try to find the cause and effect of everything. Whatever the situation or outcome, one can discern from Jill Dodd’s memoir “The Currency of Love” that life’s journey has many paths and detours, and it’s… [Continue Reading]

For the Love of Fall 2017 Trends

“Stop expecting it to look like what you expect it to look like. It’s true of the fall lines, and it’s true of relationships,” Candice Bergen’s character, Cindy Chupack, famously uttered on HBO’s Sex and the City. Fall is a fun time for fashion though, even though those of us who sit at the front… [Continue Reading]

End of Summer Fashion Trends: Rock It or Leave It!!

With only a little over a month left to the summer season, Fashion Reverie has compiled a collection of red carpet looks that worked or didn’t work so well on some of your favorite celebrities. One thing stands out for summer 2017, celebrities adorned themselves in a lot of 2017 spring/summer trends and some carryover… [Continue Reading]

Fashion Reverie’s 2017 Back-To-School Picks

Fashion pundits contend that Generation Y and/or Millenials are changing the face of retail, as we know it. No longer lured by labels and big household names such as The Gap, Juicy Couture, French Connection, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, JC Penny’s, Sears, or Urban Outfitters, Millienials /Generation Yers relate to brands that reflect their interests… [Continue Reading]

The Bold Truth of “The Bold Type”

When Fashion Reverie heard about a new fashion-based series, “The Bold Type” on Freeform (formerly ABC Family) expectations were low. Based on the description, an exciting drama set in a fashion magazine following the adventures of three women in their late 20’s, Fashion Reverie’s first thought was a “Sex and the City”/”Devil Wears Prada” rip-off… [Continue Reading]

Editors’ Pick: For Fall 2017 Zadig & Voltaire Marries Three Prominent Trends

Don’t be fooled by late summer temperatures, it’s time to start considering your fall wardrobe. And retailers are focused and primed to get consumers attention on fall clothes. Pre-fall clothing has been in the stores since late July and now big retail stores are being stocked with fall merchandise. That said; when it comes to… [Continue Reading]

Editors’ Pick: In Praise of Big Hoop Earrings

The higher the hair, the closer to God, or so they say—remember 60s beehives and the big hair of the 1980s.  And the larger the earrings, the louder the praise; well, that is Fashion Reverie’s estimation. Last September at New York Fashion Week: The Shows, big hoop earrings were seen on the runways of designers… [Continue Reading]

Fashion Flashback: Christos Yiannakou

Fashion Reverie looks back at the life and career of Christos Yiannakou. Christos Yiannakou passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. Christos Yiannakou had a long, illustrious career as a bridal designer in the US, opening his own bridal design and manufacturing company, Christos Inc., in New York City in 1984 with his… [Continue Reading]

Summer Beauty Pick: Think Pink

Millennial Pink has been the color of the summer season, just one scroll through your Instagram feed and you’ll find pink décor, clothing, food and accessories.  This trendy-meets-girly hue has also taken a foothold in the beauty market in the form of lipsticks, eye shadows, blushes, and even perfumes. That said; you’ll notice Millennial Pink… [Continue Reading]

NYFW: Men’s Spring 2018 Trend Report: Rock It or Leave on the Runway: 90s Hip-Hop Revival

In the 1990s, the relationship between fashion and hip-hop was a marriage of dissimilar bedfellows that found ways to reap huge financial benefits. Over the last two decades that rocky marriage has served where other fashion unions have dissipated. Between the increasing roster of hip-hop stars attending The Met Gala, to rappers like Lil Yachty… [Continue Reading]

Fall 2017 Campaign Feature: K-Swiss’ Generation-K

In a very saturated market, how does a company give distinction and viability to their brand, particularly if it is a footwear brand? Well, K-Swiss has found a way to do just that; set itself apart from the Reeboks, the Nikes, and the Adidas. Understanding that millenials and Generation X identify more with clothes that… [Continue Reading]

Summer Beauty: It’s Time for Sunshine and Romance

Bring the romance of summer front and center with soft twisted hair in classic shapes and rosy-hued cheeks.  Since summertime means longer days, sunshine and hot humid weather, it’s the perfect opportunity to try out some gauzy and unstructured styles. Soft natural waves are the perfect look this time of year.  This no fuss style… [Continue Reading]

Grace, Charm, and Beauty

Grace, charm and sensuality never go out of style and in this re-interpretaton of “The Three Graces” image from Sandro Botticelli’s masterpiece “Primavera,” Fashion Reverie examines sensuality, charm and grace through a modern lens set against a stunning sylvan background. All the elements of nature, modern femininity, and beauty come to gather in this editorial, demonstrating… [Continue Reading]

Raun Larose Men’s Spring 2018

The Eighties are back and that is most evidenced in the Raun Larose spring 2018 collection. In a season where menswear designers reinvented 90’s hip-hop, reimagined office suiting, and continued to experiment with androgyny, Raun Larose chose to stay with what his brand does best, reposition traditional menswear silhouettes through a lens of modernity and… [Continue Reading]

DIM MAK Collection Men’s Spring 2018

At one time, New York City was the American hub of men’s fashion. As one of the major international fashion markets, New York City produced Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Perry Ellis, Billy Reid, Todd Snyder, and John Bartlett, all great American sportswear designers in their own right. Those days may have past. Los Angeles is… [Continue Reading]

Parke & Ronen Men’s Spring 2018

Twenty years is a landmark accomplishment in any pursuit. Whether it is a 20-year wedding anniversary or a 20-year relationship or the even more occasion these days, 20 years on the same job, 20 years on the same track is worth noting. Nowadays, in the fashion industry, for a fashion brand to last twenty is… [Continue Reading]

General Idea Men’s Spring 2018

General Idea’s spring 2018 collection was one of the best collections during New York Fashion Week Men’s (NYFWM). However, that is not saying a lot in a very lackluster menswear season. Sadly, most of the more mainstream menswear brands, Tommy Hilfiger, John Varvatos, Nautica, and Michael Bastian have exited NYFWM. Even some lesser known, but… [Continue Reading]

Kenneth Ning Men’s Spring 2018

Every fashion season, fashion journalists and industry professionals anxiously await a designer/brand that stretches the proverbial fashion envelope. Understanding that in the current economic climate—with so many stores and boutiques closing nationwide—expanding design horizons is a huge risk that few design houses are willing to make. Still, there are those designers that throw caution to… [Continue Reading]

Nick Graham Men’s Spring 2018

Nick Graham’s runway shows are one of the most entertaining runway shows of New York Fashion Week: Men’s. He always has interesting themes and he finds ingenious way to inject his inspiration into his collections. Which is a feat in itself, in that Graham’s oeuvre is classic men’s suiting. From Latin inspirations to futuristic references… [Continue Reading]

Carlos Campos Men’s Spring 2018

Carlos Campos often looks to Latin themes and culture for inspiration for his men’s collections. Again for spring 2018, Campos delved into Latin culture for inspiration, referencing the work of Mexican architect Luis Barragan, and Barragan’s design aesthetic of minimalist realism often in found in geometric silhouettes. Campos’ fondness for color blocking is front and… [Continue Reading]

Woodhouse Men’s Spring 2018

This season there were several menswear brands that looked to 90s hip-hop as a reference point. Most failed to deliver a viable re-interpretation of this 90s design aesthetic; however, Woodhouse was one of the very few that delivered. Julian Woodhouse accomplished this endeavor by injecting humor and fun into his “Field Day” spring 2018 collection. … [Continue Reading]

Givenchy Resort 2018

  You know that you are living in unwieldy times when housing projects become front-page news. First, there is HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson who plans on shuttering all US public housing. Then on June 14 London’s Grenfell Tower, a housing project, erupted in flames, killing 79 people. Add to that Givenchy’s Resort 2018 collection… [Continue Reading]

Features

Fashion Reverie NYFW: The Shows Spring 2018 Giveaway “Watch Ya Mouth”

Everyone loves a good laugh, and there is nothing funnier than all the crazy fashion you witness during New York Fashion Week. Every season Fashion Reverie reviews all the crazy street fashion with … [More]

New York Fashion Week: The Shows Spring 2018 Pre-Coverage

  New York Fashion Week: The Shows spring 2018 (NYFWS) season is only a week away, and many fashion pundits are asking the question if fashion weeks are still relevant. With so many … [More]

Fashion Reverie Interview: Jill Dodd’s “The Currency of Love”

Some call it fickle finger of fate; others explain circumstances as acts of divine intervention; still, there are those who try to find the cause and effect of everything. Whatever the situation or … [More]

Fall 2017 Campaign Feature: K-Swiss’ Generation-K

In a very saturated market, how does a company give distinction and viability to their brand, particularly if it is a footwear brand? Well, K-Swiss has found a way to do just that; set itself apart … [More]

Editors’ Pick

New York Fashion Week: The Shows Spring 2018 Editors’ Essentials

 New York Fashion Week: The Shows (NYFWS) spring 2018 season is just around the corner and with shows scattered throughout New York City, editors have to be prepared for everything. Whether it’s … [Read More...]

Fashion Reverie’s 2017 Back-To-School Picks

Fashion pundits contend that Generation Y and/or Millenials are changing the face of retail, as we know it. No longer lured by labels and big household names such as The Gap, Juicy Couture, French … [Read More...]

Editors’ Pick: For Fall 2017 Zadig & Voltaire Marries Three Prominent Trends

Don’t be fooled by late summer temperatures, it’s time to start considering your fall wardrobe. And retailers are focused and primed to get consumers attention on fall clothes. Pre-fall clothing has … [Read More...]

Beauty

Summer Beauty Pick: Think Pink

Millennial Pink has been the color of the summer season, just one scroll through your Instagram feed and you'll find pink décor, clothing, food and accessories.  This trendy-meets-girly hue has also taken a foothold in the beauty market in the form … [Read More...]

Summer Beauty: It’s Time for Sunshine and Romance

Bring the romance of summer front and center with soft twisted hair in classic shapes and rosy-hued cheeks.  Since summertime means longer days, sunshine and hot humid weather, it's the perfect opportunity to try out some gauzy and unstructured … [Read More...]

Beauty Pick: Brow Design International

Has it warmed up yet? Well, that depends on what part of the country you live in. Still, spring officially arrived on March 21 and if you still shop at brick and mortar stores, you will find a lot of spring/summer clothing on the racks. With this … [Read More...]

Bridal Beauty Extra: Pre-Wedding Pampering Sessions

Wedding planning can be stressful, the flowers, the favors, the alterations, the guest list, the registry, the seating chart … the list of things to do never seems to end.  Before the big day, take some time to unwind with your favorite gal pals, … [Read More...]

Les Hommes

Father’s Day Pick: La Difference

Who says that men don’t want to look their best? Ask any aesthetician or rejuvenation specialist and they will tell you that male consumers of skincare products and skin rejuvenation techniques has … [Read More...]

PORTS 1961 Men’s Spring Campaign

Military-inspired looks and hashtags were the order of the day for PORTS 1961 men’s spring 2017 collection. Combine those reference points with collaborating with athletic wear brand Everlast and you … [Read More...]

Trend Report

For the Love of Fall 2017 Trends

“Stop expecting it to look like what you expect it to look like. It’s true of the fall lines, and it’s true of relationships,” Candice Bergen’s character, Cindy Chupack, famously uttered on HBO’s Sex and the City. Fall is a fun time for fashion … [Read More...]

End of Summer Fashion Trends: Rock It or Leave It!!

With only a little over a month left to the summer season, Fashion Reverie has compiled a collection of red carpet looks that worked or didn’t work so well on some of your favorite celebrities. One thing stands out for summer 2017, celebrities … [Read More...]

Front Row

Raun Larose Men’s Spring 2018

The Eighties are back and that is most evidenced in the Raun Larose spring 2018 collection. In a season where menswear designers reinvented 90’s … [More]

DIM MAK Collection Men’s Spring 2018

At one time, New York City was the American hub of men’s fashion. As one of the major international fashion markets, New York City produced Calvin … [More]

Parke & Ronen Men’s Spring 2018

Twenty years is a landmark accomplishment in any pursuit. Whether it is a 20-year wedding anniversary or a 20-year relationship or the even more … [More]

General Idea Men’s Spring 2018

General Idea’s spring 2018 collection was one of the best collections during New York Fashion Week Men’s (NYFWM). However, that is not saying a lot in … [More]

Kenneth Ning Men’s Spring 2018

Every fashion season, fashion journalists and industry professionals anxiously await a designer/brand that stretches the proverbial fashion envelope. … [More]

Editorials

The Perfect Summer Beauty Combo: Grace, Freedom, and Charm

Every woman is looking for that special combination that gives her an edge. This summer stand out among the crowd with unfettered beauty that reflects grace, sophistication, and natural charm. … [More]

Grace, Charm, and Beauty

Grace, charm and sensuality never go out of style and in this re-interpretaton of "The Three Graces" image from Sandro Botticelli's masterpiece "Primavera," Fashion Reverie examines sensuality, charm … [More]

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]

Celebrity Style

Celebrity Style: Jewels, Jewels, and More Jewels in Taylor Swift’s New Video

When Taylor Swift released her new music video “Look What You Made Me Do” on youtube, in just one day the new music video collected just under 54 million views. Maybe all these views are the result of Taylor’s MIA visage over several months, and … [Read More...]

Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of August 21, 2017

It’s all about the jewels in this week’s Celebrity Fashion Sightings. Though most of the looks this week are from MTV’s 2017 Video Music Awards (VMAs), there is a lot of variety in terms of style and fashion. Enjoy!! Katy Perry hosted the 2017 … [Read More...]

Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of August 7, 2017

This week there was a lot of floral prints and white on red carpets, with a few darker hues thrown in for good measure. From the 2017 Teen Choice Awards to the New York premiere of  “The Only Living Boy” to Instagram images, this week’s celebs … [Read More...]

Lifestyle & Culture

The Bold Truth of “The Bold Type”

When Fashion Reverie heard about a new fashion-based series, “The Bold Type” on Freeform (formerly ABC Family) expectations were low. Based on the description, an exciting drama set in a fashion magazine following the adventures of three women in … [Read More...]

Misty Copeland Dances “Don Quixote” Her Way

  The sign of a world-class ballerina is when that ballerina puts her individual stamp on a classic role. Misty Copeland did just that in her debut as Kitri in American Ballet Theatre's (ABT) Don Quixote. Traditionally, ballerinas who have … [Read More...]

Peter Fletcher Brings Fireworks and Subtlety to Carnegie Hall

Peter Fletcher is very clever. After several appearances at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, classical guitarist Fletcher has assembled a performance repertoire that is both familiar and thought provoking, as well as highly entertaining. After … [Read More...]

Fashion Flashback

Fashion Flashback: Christos Yiannakou

Fashion Reverie looks back at the life and career of Christos Yiannakou. Christos Yiannakou passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. Christos Yiannakou had a … [Read More...]

Sample Sales

Wednesday Sample Sales: Week of August 28, 2017

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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