Fashion News Alert: Kim Kardashian Launches Beauty Brand, Pedro Almovador’s New Gig, Condé Nast Shutters Style.com, and Neiman Marcus Stays Intact

Kim Kardashian, following in the footprints of her famous sisters, Kylie and Kendall Jenner, will launch her own line of cosmetics. With Kim Kardashian having over 100 million followers on social media, KKW Beauty will have no trouble finding customer. Although there is very little known about KKW Beauty, it has been revealed on Instagram… [Continue Reading]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of June 5, 2017

If you reside on either the East Coast or the West Coast, the weather is steaming!! And it is also hot on the red carpet. Fashion Reverie always keeps its viewers informed of all the celebrity style on red carpets and on the street. Jane Fonda, now in her mid-70s, still looks phenomenal. And, this… [Continue Reading]

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Editors’ Pick: Love Lilly

Is it hot enough for you? Well, it probably is if you live on the East Coast or the West Coast. No need to fret, Fashion Reverie has a great solution for you. It can be boiling outside and you can still look fresh and fashionable. Love Lilly offers preppy, chic resort and spring/summer, seaside-inspired,… [Continue Reading]

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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 more than doubled in the last ten years. And with the summer season only a few weeks away, men are concerned more than… [Continue Reading]

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Rock It or Leave It on the Runway: 2017 Cannes Film Festival Trends

Fashion Reverie has brought back its “Rock It or Leave It on the Runway” feature. Our viewers loved this snarky feature so much that we decided to bring it back. And it will now be a monthly feature!! This month’s “Rock It or Leave it on the Runway” examines and critiques fashion trends from  the… [Continue Reading]

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Fiona Lewis Reclaims her Life in “Mistakes Were Made (Some in French)”

“Writing the story of their own life allows the author to parse their story into examinable segments while continuing to engage in the act of communion and creation.” —Kilroy J. Oldster Self-examination is supposed to be the motivation behind memoirs. However, in an age where self-examination sometimes renders reveal-all memoirs that titillate the senses but… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Flashback: Santo Loquasto

As the spring ballet season and Broadway’s spring season are in full swing, Fashion Reverie looks back at one of the most prolific costume designers for both ballet and the Broadway stage, Santo Loquasto. Spring 2017 is turning out to be a banner season for Santo Loquasto. American Ballet Theatre is performing “Don Quixote,” “Le… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: Kendall Miles Puts her Fiery Stamp on Footwear

Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been. — Alan Alda In this volatile fashion market, bravery and perseverance is necessary for any designer to maintain their brand. But, it has always been that way. Whether the market is up or down, it takes confidence and… [Continue Reading]

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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 excelled as Kitri play up the athletic, kittenish, soubrette quality of the character. After all,… [Continue Reading]

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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 two decades on the performance circuit, Fletcher has learned his performance craft well. He has assembled a repertoire that comforts… [Continue Reading]

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Sophy Holland’s “The Illustrated Man”

Gone are the days when tattoos were an indication of a seedy lifestyle, criminal background or a lack of sophistication. Nowadays, tattoos are seen on a wide group of folks that expands across the depth and wide of global populations. And that evolution and expansion now even includes women. Unfortunately, a highly illustrated, cornucopia of… [Continue Reading]

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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 change in temperature, consumers become more concerned about… [Continue Reading]

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Campaign Spotlight: Jockey Finds its Star in Michaela DePrince

Misty Copeland is not the only ballerina of color who is making an impact on global audiences. Enter Michaela DePrince. It is a rare that a ballet dancer achieves notoriety beyond the proscenium arch; however, both Misty Copeland with her 2015 “Under Armour” campaign, and now Michaela DePrince, with her recent campaign with Jockey, have… [Continue Reading]

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Yolancris Haute Couture Bridal Spring 2018

When it comes to bridal haute couture with a fashion-forward sensibility, no one does it better than Yolancris. The Madrid-based bridal brand does not create bridal gowns for consumers who just want a pretty bridal gown. (If that is you, step to the left.) These bridal gowns are magnificent bridal creations are statement bridal gowns… [Continue Reading]

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Naeem Khan Bridal Spring 2018

Naeem Khan has set a name for himself as a designer that is extremely adept at bringing couture-like creations to the ready-to-wear market. For over three decades, Naeem Khan has brought his wealth of knowledge about design, construction and fabrication to his collections.  (Remember, Khan got his start in the US designing for Halston.) And… [Continue Reading]

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Ines Di Santo Bridal Spring 2018

If you are Ines di Santo, less is more. Particularly when comes to Di Santo’s spring 2018 bridal collection. “This season became a dance with the artist and the editor in my mind. Not a stitch more than what was needed, yet full license to push a design that was simply more,” said di Santo… [Continue Reading]

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Mira Zwillinger Bridal Spring 2018

“Some where over the rainbow, skies are blue. And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.”—Yip Harburg For spring 2018 the design duo of Mira and Lihi Zwillinger brought bridal fantasy back into the conversation. For the last couple of seasons some bridal designers, responding to a retracting market, have infused… [Continue Reading]

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Kelly Faetanini Bridal Spring 2018

How do you keep bridal collections interesting and fresh each bridal season? In the past, bridal designers has tried a range of things, from non-traditional fabrics to bridal garments that can be re-purposed for other occasions to looks to go outside of the spectrum of what most editors or consumers would consider as bridal wear.… [Continue Reading]

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Francesca Miranda Bridal Spring 2018

The awakening of spring and the abundance of pink foliage that for Francesca Miranda represents femininity, individuality, and romance inspired Colombian-based designer. This unapologetically “girly” bridal collection included 17 bridal styles in a wide range of silhouettes that featured handmade floral appliques, custom laces, Swarovski and Murano crystal embellishments, silk jacquard, and layers of tulle.… [Continue Reading]

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THEIA Bridal Spring 2018

For THEIA Bridal’s spring 2018 collection, pearls were the focal point for creative director Don O’Neill.  “We are mixing cotton Guipures over nude silk charmeuse linings and adding in hints of color, a whisper of blush and breath of blue,” says Theia’s creative director Don O’Neill. “Our elegant beaded gowns continue to be a focus,… [Continue Reading]

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New York Bridal Week Spring 2018 Sketches

Is New York International Bridal Week all about white bridal gowns? Not entirely. And Fashion Reverie has the sketches to prove it. Every season Fashion Reverie publishes the spring 2018 sketches of from the collections of the season’s top bridal designers. And every season, the Fashion Reverie staff is amazed at home bridal designers ingeniously… [Continue Reading]

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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, trust Fashion Reverie, you won’t be sorry. So grab your bridesmaids… [Continue Reading]

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New York International Bridal Week: Spring 2018

Every one loves a spring bride; especially in you are in New York City during the week of April 17. That’s right; New York International Bridal Week will soon be upon us. From April 20-25, some of the top bridal designers in the world will descend on New York City presenting the latest bridal trends.… [Continue Reading]

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Editors’ Pick: RAYMOND WEIL’s Etoile

The spring ballet season is upon us. When trees start to bud, morning birds began than mellifluous chirping and mild temperatures become the norm, you know that the world of tutus, pointe shoes and fantasy is just around the corner. Just in time for the spring ballet season and in celebration of the world of… [Continue Reading]

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Tadashi Shoji’s Eau de Rose

Well, it’s about time. After more than 30 years in the fashion industry, iconic fashion designer Tadashi is launching his first fragrance. Following in the footprints of most high-end designers/brand, Tadashi Shoji is entering the fragrance market after having dressed such well-known Oscar winners M’onique and Olivia Spencer, as well as Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kate… [Continue Reading]

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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 have a collection that covers a lot of bases. “I wanted to give a message of less hate and more love,” explained creative director Milan… [Continue Reading]

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Bibhu Mohapatra Fall 2017

The character Vanda from the David Ives’ play “Venus in Fur” was inspiration for Bibhu Mohapatra’s fall 2017 collection. In the play, Vanda, an actress, gains dominance of the director of the play she is starring in. Though she seemed wrong in the part initially, after much introspection and rehearsal not only triumphs in the… [Continue Reading]

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Vivienne Tam Fall 2017

Vivienne Tam’s fall 2017 collection was off the beaten path for Tam’s penchant for layering unisex looks with mild colors. Though Tam’s oeuvre for layering and mixing and matching was still in place, Tam employed more sophistication and panache this season. This season Vivienne’s imagination took her to Hong Kong nightlife. Hong Kong has a very… [Continue Reading]

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The Blonds Fall 2017

This season The Blonds moved beyond garments that primarily function as performance or stage garments for some of the decade’s most popular and stage artists. (Think Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Madonna, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, and Katy Perry.) Though the design duo has attempted to create collections that could be more red carpet… [Continue Reading]

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Katty Xiomara Fall 2017

Over 450 designers/brands show collections during New York Fashion Week. With so many brands showing new collections, it is a challenge for a small, boutique brand to distinguish itself from the over abundance of collections. Not only is it dizzying for industry professional, bustling from show to show, it is also a task for industry… [Continue Reading]

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Miguel Vieira Fall 2017

 Miguel Vieira does not invent the wheel with his fall 2017 collection. But what he does do is give consumers a more expanded way of looking at neutral, monochromatic garments for the urban dweller. Miguel Vieira returned to New York Fashion Week: The Shows (NYFWS) after his welcomed debut season last September. For fall 2017,… [Continue Reading]

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Son Jung Wan Fall 2017

Song Jung Wan’s collections have always been part costume and part fashion-forward projections. And that is a good thing when it comes to Wan’s fall 2017 collection, well; for the most part. As a always there are a lot of ideas in Wan’s fall 2017 collection, but unlike some previous collections, there were a lot… [Continue Reading]

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Adrienne Landau Fall 2017

 Adrienne Landau has tapped into something that is currently missing from New York Fashion Week (NYFW). She has brought the fun back!! With the exception of a few shows this season—The Blonds, Maison the Faux, Georgine, Nicholas K, Bibhu Mohapatra, Philipp Plein, and a few others—the fall 2017 was a lackluster dissertation on business as… [Continue Reading]

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Vivienne Hu Fall 2017

For fall 2017 Vivienne Hu finds exciting construction in a deconstructed society. This season at the Vivienne Hu’s New York Fashion Week: The Shows fall 2017 runway show gone are the fluff ball gowns and huge puffy dresses. This is a collection that is all about business. Vivienne said of this fall 2017 collection “I… [Continue Reading]

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Custo Barcelona Fall 2017

For fall 2017 Custo Barcelona’s collection was an ode to individuality and “shining the light.” This collection was Custo Barcelona’s attempt to have color—something they are known for—nuanced through the variations of reflection and radiance of the fabrics. Interestingly, referencing color that can morph based on reflection and different fabrications is almost an oxymoron for… [Continue Reading]

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Asaf Ganot Fall 2017

In the States, Asaf Ganot has distinguished himself for his menswear. When Asaf Ganot showed his spring 2016 menswear collection during New York Fashion Week: Men’s, Ganot presented a fresh, contemporary collection of sportswear looks that would have a wide appeal to American men; particularly, Ganot’s outwear. For fall 2017 Ganot has not altered his… [Continue Reading]

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Artistix Fall 2017

Greg Polissesni’s original paintings, Harvest, and its autumn color palette inspired Artistix’s artistic director Andy Hilfiger. For those not aware, Andy Hilfiger is the sibling of Tommy Hilfiger and Andy, in his own right, has long had an association with rock music. In the past few years, Andy has taken his love of rock n’… [Continue Reading]

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Features

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Fiona Lewis Reclaims her Life in “Mistakes Were Made (Some in French)”

“Writing the story of their own life allows the author to parse their story into examinable segments while continuing to engage in the act of communion and creation.” —Kilroy J. … [More]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: Kendall Miles Puts her Fiery Stamp on Footwear

Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been. — Alan Alda In this volatile fashion market, bravery and perseverance is necessary for any designer to … [More]

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Sophy Holland’s “The Illustrated Man”

Gone are the days when tattoos were an indication of a seedy lifestyle, criminal background or a lack of sophistication. Nowadays, tattoos are seen on a wide group of folks that expands across the … [More]

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New York Bridal Week Spring 2018 Sketches

Is New York International Bridal Week all about white bridal gowns? Not entirely. And Fashion Reverie has the sketches to prove it. Every season Fashion Reverie publishes the spring 2018 sketches … [More]

Editors’ Pick

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Editors’ Pick: Love Lilly

Is it hot enough for you? Well, it probably is if you live on the East Coast or the West Coast. No need to fret, Fashion Reverie has a great solution for you. It can be boiling outside and you can … [Read More...]

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Campaign Spotlight: Jockey Finds its Star in Michaela DePrince

Misty Copeland is not the only ballerina of color who is making an impact on global audiences. Enter Michaela DePrince. It is a rare that a ballet dancer achieves notoriety beyond the proscenium … [Read More...]

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Editors’ Pick: Persaman New York’s Fall 2017 Handbags

Everyone is looking for balance in life. From the seeming balance between family life and career, to the balance and equality of the sexes to balance in finances and spirituality, balance is necessary … [Read More...]

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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...]

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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...]

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Tadashi Shoji’s Eau de Rose

Well, it’s about time. After more than 30 years in the fashion industry, iconic fashion designer Tadashi is launching his first fragrance. Following in the footprints of most high-end designers/brand, Tadashi Shoji is entering the fragrance market … [Read More...]

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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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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...]

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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 … [Read More...]

Trend Report

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Rock It or Leave It on the Runway: 2017 Cannes Film Festival Trends

Fashion Reverie has brought back its “Rock It or Leave It on the Runway” feature. Our viewers loved this snarky feature so much that we decided to bring it back. And it will now be a monthly feature!! This month’s “Rock It or Leave it on … [Read More...]

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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...]

Front Row

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Yolancris Haute Couture Bridal Spring 2018

When it comes to bridal haute couture with a fashion-forward sensibility, no one does it better than Yolancris. The Madrid-based bridal brand does not … [More]

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Naeem Khan Bridal Spring 2018

Naeem Khan has set a name for himself as a designer that is extremely adept at bringing couture-like creations to the ready-to-wear market. For over … [More]

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Ines Di Santo Bridal Spring 2018

If you are Ines di Santo, less is more. Particularly when comes to Di Santo's spring 2018 bridal collection. “This season became a dance with the … [More]

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Mira Zwillinger Bridal Spring 2018

“Some where over the rainbow, skies are blue. And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.”—Yip Harburg For spring 2018 the … [More]

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Kelly Faetanini Bridal Spring 2018

How do you keep bridal collections interesting and fresh each bridal season? In the past, bridal designers has tried a range of things, from … [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 June 5, 2017

If you reside on either the East Coast or the West Coast, the weather is steaming!! And it is also hot on the red carpet. Fashion Reverie always keeps its viewers informed of all the celebrity style on red carpets and on the street. Jane … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of May 29, 2017

All reveals are not bad. In fact, most are neither bad nor good; reveals just are. And in spite of the new reveals of alleged corruption within the Trump administration and other world governments, Fashion Reverie soldiers on, bringing its viewers … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of May 22, 2017

This week’s Celebrity Fashion Sightings were mostly about the Cannes Film Festival. The kind of fashion style displayed at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, though sometimes fashion forward and out the box, is always interesting and there’s a … [Read More...]

Lifestyle & Culture

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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...]

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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...]

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Ballet Hispanico Celebrates Strong Women

When it comes to celebrating strong women through movement, no dance company has more capacity and generosity than Ballet Hispanico. Strong Latin women have always been at the core of Latin culture and are a focal point in Ballet Hispanico's … [Read More...]

Fashion Flashback

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Fashion Flashback: Santo Loquasto

As the spring ballet season and Broadway’s spring season are in full swing, Fashion Reverie looks back at one of the most prolific costume designers for both ballet and the Broadway stage, Santo … [Read More...]

Sample Sales

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Wednesday Sample Sales: Week of June 12, 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 … [More]

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