Fashion News Alert: Naomi Campbell’s New Acting Gig, Jagger Sisters Strike Gold Again with Sonia Rykiel, Barbie Gets a New Makeover, and Gigi Hadid Stars in Topshop Fall 2015 campaign

Naomi Campbell adds another acting role to her lists of many accomplishments in and out of the fashion industry. We loved Campbell in “Empire,” and recently she has signed on to the cast of “American Horry Story: Hotel,” according to tvline.com. Campbell will portray a fashion editor in a multi-series story line that gets in… [Continue Reading]

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Editors’ Pick: Converse/Missoni’s Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 Oxfords, and Deck Star Slip-on Sneakers

Just when you think you have had enough of all the fashion collaborations, two unlikely brands come together in a unique and fashion forward way. From Pharrell Williams’s collaboration with G-Star Raw to Lily Pulitzer for Target to Balmain cozying up to H&M, if you want to get some good press and a lot social… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Sneak Peak: Ellery’s Pre-Fall 2015 Campaign

New Zealand’s Kym Ellery’s collections always evoke moods of fantasy and mystery while stimulating mind. Fashion Reverie should know; we’ve been following the New Zealander since she first showed her 2013 Resort/Holiday collection in New York City. That said; for her pre-fall 2015 collection, Ellery looked to British music icon extraordinaire David Bowie for inspiration.… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Flashback: Fiorucci

On the heels of Elio Fiorucci’s death, Fashion Reverie looks back at the iconic pop fashion brand, Fiorucci. Founded in 1967 by Elio Fiorucci, the Fiorucci stores were the first Italian stores that sold clothes of the Swinging Sixties style and American classic jeans and tee shirt styles in Milan. By the late 1970s and… [Continue Reading]

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Weekend Fashion News Alert: Kate Blanchett Continues with Armani, Pharrell Handpicks Artists for Adidas, and So Long Ingrid Sischy

Giorgio Armani revealed images from the fall 2015 campaign of his fragrance Si. The new campaign is set to launch in September with Cate Blanchett again being the face of Si. The campaign was shot in Australia and directed by Massy Tadjedin. The campaign will depict a woman who is strong, independent, passionate and self-motivated.… [Continue Reading]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of July 20, 2015

Though it was a week of few celebrity fashion sightings, there are always a few celebrities out and about wearing interesting clothing and accessories to keep our loyal readers’ appetites whetted. The doldrums of hot, humid days doesn’t keep jet setting celebs from attending red carpets, events, launches or just puttering around major fashion capitals.… [Continue Reading]

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Edmund Ooi Spring 2016

  For his debut collection in New York City during New York Fashion Week; Men’s, Edmund Ooi looked to images of the European Space Agency (ESA) shot by Edgar Martins. By researching the technical aspects of space suits, Ooi chose to use fabrications of technical silk, reflective materials, techno lurex, knits, laminated jersey and webbing.… [Continue Reading]

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John Varvatos Spring 2016

With John Varvatos it is always about rock n’ roll and since the start of his brand in the late 90s, his love of that musical genre is the central theme season after season. In fact, it truly is the signature look of his clothes. What is amazing about Varvatos is that time after time… [Continue Reading]

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Nautica Swimwear Spring 2016

With all the hype around this inaugural season of New York Fashion Week: Men’s a lot of menswear designers struggled to get collections ready in time. The CFDA only officially announced this inaugural season in mid-February which may have caused put some menswear designers in a panic; particularly those that do not show in Europe… [Continue Reading]

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Perry Ellis Spring 2016

Perry Ellis has gone through a round table of creative directors since the death of its eponymous founder almost thirty years ago. Of all the designers who have been at the helm of this iconic American menswear brand, perhaps, Michael Maccari’s is the most fashion-forward/next menswear designer that can take this iconic brand into if… [Continue Reading]

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Michael Bastian Spring 2016

Inspired by the California Bel Air set of the Golden Hollywood era, Michael Bastian paid homage to that particular Southern California enclave that made Tinsel Town tick. The Hollywood of powerful mover and shakers, that set of big time agents and studio heads and the way that particular set wore classic American sportswear. With Michael… [Continue Reading]

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Parke and Ronen Spring 2016

“Let the sun shine, let the sunshine in, the sun shine in.” For spring 2016, the design duo of Parke and Ronen not only let the sun’s rays in, they also allowed the sun’s enervating rays bless a collection that was light, at times floral, effervescent and highly accessible. Sunshine and lollipops aside, this “Age… [Continue Reading]

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Asaf Ganot Spring 2016

“I love Brazil, I want to be Brazilian. I am jealous of their attitude,” exclaims Asaf Ganot. Well, that in a nutshell explains Ganot’s penchant for all things Brazilian. And that infatuation with Brazil is aptly expressed in his men’s spring 2016 collection. “Brazil is all about mixtures; mixes in culture, climate, food, races, people,… [Continue Reading]

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Duckie Brown Spring 2016

Fashion Editor icon Diana Vreeland believed that the fashion industry should predict and produce what the market wants even before consumers know they want it. A wonderful concept, if it can be put into practice. Unfortunately, with the corporatization of the fashion industry more often consumers are left with pedestrian repeats of what they already… [Continue Reading]

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Concept Korea: Ordinary People Spring 2016

For his men’s spring 2016 inspiration Ordinary People creative director Jang hyeong cheol looked to sporty classics reimagined through the lens of contemporary fashion. This “Active Maestro” sporty reflection on classic men’s suits seeks to combine the two themes of classicism and the sporty lifestyle that the contemporary male consumer now leads. Jang heyong cheol… [Continue Reading]

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Ricardo Seco Spring 2016

The “Luck” collection is inspired by “ a man that knows how to play the game of life, who trusts in who he is and where he is going without forgetting where he comes from. He enjoys all and knows his luck and essence. He knows how to share and take advantage of his opportunities,”… [Continue Reading]

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Eponymous Spring 2016

New York Fashion Week: Men’s Day sponsored by Cadillac continued what had started three seasons ago by appearing as a part of New York Fashion: Men’s (NYFWM) in its inaugural season. Although this 4-day week of men’s fashion put together by CFDA now incorporates the menswear collection seen at Superindustria Studio, the 12 menswear brands… [Continue Reading]

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Kenneth Ning Spring 2016

Of all the collections shown at Industria Superstudio on the first day of New York Fashion Week: Men’s, Kenneth Ning’s spring 2016, perhaps, had the most impact. Particularly, for editors, stylists, and industry professionals that are looking for that fashion-forward next that has some retail appeal. Inspired by the bustling medina of faraway desert lands… [Continue Reading]

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Matiere Spring 2016

Matiere, meaning material or subject matter in French is the focal point for the contemporary menswear line, Matiere, Known for their seamless integration of form, function, and comfort fused into a modern aesthetic, founder Scot Shandalove and creative director Jake Zeitlin embraced duality as seen through the use of unexpected materials on modern silhouettes for… [Continue Reading]

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PLAC Spring 2016

  Sometimes, it is all in the styling. Good styling can give a rather pedestrian collection the right amount of sass and vibration, elevating it out of the doldrums of basic staple items into a collection that has freshness, energy and style. This is what’s true of PLAC’s spring 2016 collection. There are no breakthrough… [Continue Reading]

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GARCIAVELEZ Spring 2016

  Carlos Garciavelez continues the journey of the cultural nomad who constantly searching for the synergy between architectural shape, form, structure and its many variations as it applies to the human body. While for fall 2015, Garciavelez found that relationship as it related to geometric shapes and global architectural design. However, for his spring 2016… [Continue Reading]

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Fingers Crossed Spring 2016

Fingers Crossed creative director Ryu Hayama looked to the photography of Nick Cooper as captured in sunsets and sunrises.  “The clothes inspiration is sunset into the light. The colors are yellow, red, blue and black. Imagine when daytime is fading you get the yellows and the burgundy reds and as you come into the nighttime… [Continue Reading]

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Cadet Spring 2016

When a brand titles itself Cadet, immediately the mind shifts to a collection with an oversupply of military jackets and dress trousers with stripes down the side. That might work for a couple seasons, put after a few outings the design team might run out of ideas. Not in Cadet’s case. With only a few… [Continue Reading]

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David Hart Spring 2016

In this inaugural season of New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM), New York Fashion Week Mensday has continued it trajectory from the past three seasons of presenting a collage of 12 menswear designers in one space over the course of one day. Sponsored by Cadillac, this assemblage of menswear designers, many of which are gaining… [Continue Reading]

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Carlos Campos Spring 2016

For his spring 2016 collection, Carlos Campos was inspired by the “Forastero;” the mysterious outsider, the stranger in unfamiliar territory. The outsider is a common theme in Latin American literature and culture. This “Forastero” could be from a capital or the provinces and has relocated for business or work.  He sits alones in cafes and… [Continue Reading]

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CWST Spring 2016

One of the things that stood out this inaugural season of New York Fashion Week: Men’s is that menswear designers are creating clothes for a different kind of male consumer, particularly the international traveler. This consumer may be in Dubai one week, the next week in Cologne, the next week in Seoul, Korea. And in… [Continue Reading]

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Boyswear Spring 2016

“Edelweiss, edelweiss, every morning you greet me.” Can a song from the “Sound of Music” inspire a collection? Apparently so, particularly if that collection finds wicked humor in the Manson Murders with a tongue-and cheek nod to the Von Trapp Family Singers. Oh, how dark can you go? Boyswear’s hippy dippy, psychedelic blend of the… [Continue Reading]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring 2016 Sketches and Mood Boards

Though many fashion designers don’t sketch their full collections anymore, there are several designers and design teams that follow that tradition of expressing inspiration, fabrication, silhouette and construction details through sketches and mood boards. Fashion Reverie has curated some sketches and mood boards from some known designers and from some not so well known. This… [Continue Reading]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring 2016 Model Preview

Goodbye beefy Versace boys, take a number rugged Armani men, hit the road Bruce Weber sports jocks, welcome to the new universe of male models. Gone are the days when handsome looks and a well-toned, masculine physique assured you carte blanche on the runways of some of the top menswear designers. This is the era… [Continue Reading]

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Beauty Pick: Get Bright Eyed for NYFW: Men’s with Adorlée

  With New York Fashion Week: Men’s being less than a week away, editors, journalists, stylists, and fashion industry will descend upon New York City looking for that next great menswear designer, as well as luxuriating in household brands that we have come to know and love. Though this inaugural fashion week is all about… [Continue Reading]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring 2016 Editors’ Essentials

You are running late for a runway show; where can you charge your Smart phone; you need a quick snack to give you energy; if you could only take a better photo from your I-Phon. These are all concerns that pop up for editors and industry professionals during Fashion Week as they scurry from runway… [Continue Reading]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Preview Coverage

If is often said that the only thing constant in life is change. And whether change is embraced or shunned, change happens. Next week, the CFDA is producing a change that the fashion industry will not only embrace, but also celebrate; the introduction of the inaugural season of New York Fashion Week: Men’s. For a… [Continue Reading]

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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, ecstatic applause at her first entrance, as the Swan Queen, and at the conclusion of each section. As a fitting coda,… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive Interview: Karen Harvey of Fashion Tech Forum

  Change is inevitable and change stimulates growth. However, with several well-known fashion brands in recent months closing shop and the constant shifts in management at top fashion brands, one has to wonder if all the reshuffling and the constant quest for new direction is impeding growth, causing a kind of fashion bewilderment and stagnation.… [Continue Reading]

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Editors’ Pick: Sunglass Hut Electrifies Your Summer

  OK, Summer is officially here and its time to show off the rocking body that you’ve worked so hard on during the cold winter months and show off your great sense of style. Remember, this is the season of tastefully sheer fabrics and silhouettes. So, show off those hard-worn muscles and curves, but keep… [Continue Reading]

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Features

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Fashion Reverie Sneak Peak: Ellery’s Pre-Fall 2015 Campaign

New Zealand’s Kym Ellery’s collections always evoke moods of fantasy and mystery while stimulating mind. Fashion Reverie should know; we’ve been following the New Zealander since she first … [More]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring 2016 Sketches and Mood Boards

Though many fashion designers don’t sketch their full collections anymore, there are several designers and design teams that follow that tradition of expressing inspiration, fabrication, silhouette … [More]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring 2016 Model Preview

Goodbye beefy Versace boys, take a number rugged Armani men, hit the road Bruce Weber sports jocks, welcome to the new universe of male models. Gone are the days when handsome looks and a well-toned, … [More]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Preview Coverage

If is often said that the only thing constant in life is change. And whether change is embraced or shunned, change happens. Next week, the CFDA is producing a change that the fashion industry will not … [More]

Editors’ Pick

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Editors’ Pick: Converse/Missoni’s Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 Oxfords, and Deck Star Slip-on Sneakers

Just when you think you have had enough of all the fashion collaborations, two unlikely brands come together in a unique and fashion forward way. From Pharrell Williams’s collaboration with G-Star … [Read More...]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring 2016 Editors’ Essentials

You are running late for a runway show; where can you charge your Smart phone; you need a quick snack to give you energy; if you could only take a better photo from your I-Phon. These are all concerns … [Read More...]

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Editors’ Pick: Sunglass Hut Electrifies Your Summer

  OK, Summer is officially here and its time to show off the rocking body that you’ve worked so hard on during the cold winter months and show off your great sense of style. Remember, … [Read More...]

Beauty

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Beauty Pick: Get Bright Eyed for NYFW: Men’s with Adorlée

  With New York Fashion Week: Men’s being less than a week away, editors, journalists, stylists, and fashion industry will descend upon New York City looking for that next great menswear designer, as well as luxuriating in household … [Read More...]

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New York International Bridal Week Spring 2016 Hair Trend: Simple, Stunning and Undone

Gone are the days of perfectly structured up-dos and elegant twists.  This season the prettiest hair was simple and a lot more natural.  Lead stylist Joseph DiMaggio shares the top bridal trends from the runway, "We're seeing a lot of braids and … [Read More...]

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Bridal Beauty Alert: Spring 2016 Beauty Trends for Your Big Day

Parallel to the neutral color beauty trends seen doing New York Fashion Week, bridal trends are also going au natural.  These bridal beauty trends are incorporating glowing skin that seems as if it's lit from within, paired with a soft flush on the … [Read More...]

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Beauty Tip: Unwind for Spring 2015 with Hair Care Home Remedies and Online Bingo

The sun, wind, and stress can damage your hair, right? With temperatures warming, hats and scarves coming off and layers of clothing peeling, who would want to reveal damaged tresses? There is way to get vibrant, healthy hair without breaking the … [Read More...]

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Father’s Day Find: The Collateral’s Chic and Sophisticated Cufflinks

  Another pair of socks, a tie, dress shirts, oops, did I forget the last minute gift card? I guess you know where I am going. Father’s Day is less than a week away, and though being … [Read More...]

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Men’s Style Alert: Converse’s Chuck Taylor All Star and Comme Des Garcons Link up Again

Fashion collaborations are very common in fashion. From Pharrell Williams’ collaboration with Opening Ceremony to Misha Nonoo and Aldo to Lily Pulitzer and Target to Alexander Wang and H&M, … [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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Edmund Ooi Spring 2016

  For his debut collection in New York City during New York Fashion Week; Men’s, Edmund Ooi looked to images of the European Space … [More]

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John Varvatos Spring 2016

With John Varvatos it is always about rock n’ roll and since the start of his brand in the late 90s, his love of that musical genre is the central … [More]

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Nautica Swimwear Spring 2016

With all the hype around this inaugural season of New York Fashion Week: Men’s a lot of menswear designers struggled to get collections ready in … [More]

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Perry Ellis Spring 2016

Perry Ellis has gone through a round table of creative directors since the death of its eponymous founder almost thirty years ago. Of all the … [More]

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Michael Bastian Spring 2016

Inspired by the California Bel Air set of the Golden Hollywood era, Michael Bastian paid homage to that particular Southern California enclave that … [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 July 20, 2015

Though it was a week of few celebrity fashion sightings, there are always a few celebrities out and about wearing interesting clothing and accessories to keep our loyal readers’ appetites whetted. The doldrums of hot, humid days doesn't keep jet … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of July 13, 2015

Although we may be in the doldrums of a hot, humid summer, celebrities are still lighting up the red carpet at movie premieres, fashion events, and launch parties. From New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring 2016 to Comic Con 2015 to the 2015 Espy … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of July 6, 2015

Though it was not a spectacular week in celebrity fashion sightings on the East or West Coast, there were interesting red carpet appearances during Paris Couture Week. And there were a few surprise appearances during Paris Couture Week of celebs we … [Read More...]

Lifestyle & Culture

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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...]

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Ballet Hispanico: Latin Enough for All

How does a dance company maintain its signature aesthetic while moving into the 21st Century and expanding its audience demographic? That is a question that Ballet Hispanico may have grappled with in the past but has now solidly put to … [Read More...]

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Peter Fletcher’s “Simple Gifts”

  Every time classical guitarist Peter Fletcher appears at Carnegie Hall, he has a packed house. Whether audience members are hearing him for the first time or were so enraptured by his technical skill and poised delivery that they’ve … [Read More...]

Fashion Flashback

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Fashion Flashback: Fiorucci

On the heels of Elio Fiorucci’s death, Fashion Reverie looks back at the iconic pop fashion brand, Fiorucci. Founded in 1967 by Elio Fiorucci, the Fiorucci stores were the first Italian stores that … [Read More...]

Sample Sales

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Wednesday Sample Sale: Week of July 20, 2015

  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 … [More]

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