Fashion Flashback: John Fairchild

Fashion Reverie looks back at John Fairchild. John Fairchild transitioned yesterday after a long illness. Credited for transforming Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) from a dusty trade publication to lively go-fashion publication that helped launch and support the careers of Oscar de la Renta, Yves Saint Laurent, and Bill Blass. Known for his acerbic wit and… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Is Wild About “Wild”

While the Oscars might be gaga Reese Witherspoon’s nominated pic “Wild,” some New Yorkers have one up on the Academy of Motion Pictures by being wild for the West Village gluten-free bistro “Wild.”  The food is synonymous with the bistro’s moniker; the delicious food at “Wild” is something to go wild over. If this somewhat… [Continue Reading]

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Nadal Bares for Hilfiger

As Fashion Weeks continue in Milan and Paris, industry insiders predict which models or celebrities will win fall 2015 campaigns. That said; Tommy Hilfiger is way ahead of the pack. In fact, his choice of the global ambassador for his men’s underwear and tailored collections was announced way before he showed recently during Mercedes-Benz Fashion… [Continue Reading]

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2015 Preview

All good things must come to an end and the time has come for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW) to say “Adios” to Lincoln Center. After a five-year stint MBFW will be leaving the Plaza and Damrosch Park area of Lincoln Center. After two lawsuits and reduced attendance, IMG, the governing body of MBFW, is looking… [Continue Reading]

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Diane Von Furstenburg Calls for More Diversity, Jones New York Shuts It Down, and Menswear Gets It’s Own Week

Diane Von Furstenberg is urging fellow fashion designers to acknowledge, review and consider the Health Initiative guidelines that have become the standard for working with runway models during the upcoming Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. This call to honor ethical practices was expressed in an open letter to the CFDA released earlier this week. “We must consider… [Continue Reading]

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Celebrity Style Watch: Golden Globes Nominees with Style

As we slowly part ways with 2014 and are almost done with our New Year’s resolution list, there are many things to look forward to in January. Though we are contemplating the extra pounds we might put on and how we will get rid of the extra weight and look good for New Year’s Eve—detox… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion News Extra: Charles Harbison’s Essence Feature

One of Fashion Reverie’s favorite emerging designers, Charles Harbison, has scored another hit. In early October, Charles Harbsion was one of the featured designers that participated in a White House fashion workshop with First Lady Michelle Obama. And in September New York Times editor Eric Wilson named Harbison as one of the emerging designers to… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Video Exclusive: “Orange Is the New Black’s” Jessica Pimentel

Though Orange is not the new Black for holiday, the television series—“Orange Is the New Black”— is definitely a runaway hit, sending out success holiday signals of green (money) red (hot) and silver (fame)! And “Orange Is the New Black’s Maria, Jessica Pimentel, is right in the thick of it. Unlike her character on the… [Continue Reading]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of December 8, 2014

Actress Italia Ricci, was winter ready while attending ABC’s 25 Days of Christmas Celebration at Rockefeller Center in NYC. Wearing a pair of black leather asymmetrical cut Greymer boots, Ted Baker jacket, Joes Jeans, and an apple red Prada bag for a pop of color. Actress Jenna Elfman, stunned in a pair of Via Spiga… [Continue Reading]

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Men’s Holiday Grooming Guide

The fall chill has turned into the winter freeze, so it’s time to think of all things warm and fuzzy. Kids are putting on their flannel pajamas, women are getting into their snuggies, and men are growing out their beards. Ladies, your man’s beard can be a curse or a blessing for you. If you… [Continue Reading]

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Nick Graham: Not your Average JOE

Everyone loves JOE BOXER, but do you know the man behind the brand, NICK GRAHAM? The genius behind one of America’s favorite underwear brands, Nick Graham is not only the brains behind the household name, but a maverick who considers himself a cultural archaeologist. And so he is. A man full of passion, ideas and… [Continue Reading]

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Video Exclusive: Bergdorf Goodman’s Holiday Windows 2014

  Hark how the bells, sweet silver bells, all seem to say, throw cares away. — Lyrics by Peter Wilhousky You guessed it; it’s that time of year again. That time of year when temperatures drop dramatically, stores overstock with shiny, sparkling items that attract and tantalize the senses, and the streets of Manhattan become… [Continue Reading]

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American Music Awards 2014 Red Carpet

American Music Awards (AMAs) 2014 were last night’s most popular and highly rated show. If you ask people—who are not in the music industry—who should’ve but didn’t and who did but wasn’t supposed to win an award, most people would skip their answer and start talking about the red carpet fashion. Fashion Reverie as usually… [Continue Reading]

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Wall Street Financiers Rewrite the Rules of Fashion

As we entered the new millennium, the fashion industry went into survival mode. An industry once reserved only for the chosen elite, fashion finally received a monetary wakeup call. During the economic crash of 2008, fashion began to expand its parameters and open its doors to those that appreciated great style along with having a… [Continue Reading]

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Beauty Tip: Blow It Out

From a young age, ladies have applied a lot of heat to their hair to get that seasons’ most coveted ‘do.  From crimping to curling to straightening, we’ve tried it all.  However, to get really beautiful hair, there’s one tool we’ve always used, and I’m sad to report … we’ve been using it wrong! No… [Continue Reading]

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Beauty Spotlight: Makeup Artist T. Cooper

While models and celebrities would love to have us believe that “they just woke up like this,” those “effortless” looks actually take several hours at the hands of professionals.  From faking flawless skin to fuller hair, skilled hairstylists and makeup artists can do it all. We spoke with T. Cooper, a talented makeup artist and hairstylist,… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Spotlight: Teri Agins’ “Hijacking the Runway”

Fashion editor Teri Agins is the first to admit that she knew very little about singer Jessica Simpson when Simpson became a national phenomenon on the MTV reality show chronicling Simpson’s romance and marriage to singer Nick Lachey. But when Agins, working on a 2005 story for The Wall Street Journal, heard the business numbers… [Continue Reading]

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Features

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Nadal Bares for Hilfiger

As Fashion Weeks continue in Milan and Paris, industry insiders predict which models or celebrities will win fall 2015 campaigns. That said; Tommy Hilfiger is way ahead of the pack. In fact, his … [More]

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2015 Preview

All good things must come to an end and the time has come for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW) to say "Adios" to Lincoln Center. After a five-year stint MBFW will be leaving the Plaza and Damrosch … [More]

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Video Exclusive: Bergdorf Goodman’s Holiday Windows 2014

  Hark how the bells, sweet silver bells, all seem to say, throw cares away. — Lyrics by Peter Wilhousky You guessed it; it’s that time of year again. That time of year when … [More]

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Wall Street Financiers Rewrite the Rules of Fashion

As we entered the new millennium, the fashion industry went into survival mode. An industry once reserved only for the chosen elite, fashion finally received a monetary wakeup call. During the … [More]

Editors’ Pick

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Editor’s Pick: littleBits Electronics’ Smart Home Kit

We have all heard of smart phones and smart TVs. But a smart home was not especially on my radar. Remember—if you are old enough—George Jetson of the popular 60’s cartoon “The Jetsons” … [Read More...]

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Editor’s Picks: Luxe Stocking Stuffers

We’ve all heard the saying that some of the best things come in small packages.  Yet, what we all know to be true; is that if a gift is small, it better be expensive or at least look like it. As … [Read More...]

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Fashion Reverie’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday’s Picks

Talk about riots!! The riots in Ferguson have nothing on the almost riots, long lines,  and shopper’s rush of the Friday after Thanksgiving. Black Friday, or the day when retailers hopefully go … [Read More...]

Beauty

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Holiday Beauty Gifts for the Ladies on your List

Holiday gifts can be a little nerve wrecking and leave you with more questions than answers. Will my friends and family like the gift or more importantly, will it fit?  That said; Fashion Reverie found the most festive, luxurious, and fun beauty … [Read More...]

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Beauty Tip: Blow It Out

From a young age, ladies have applied a lot of heat to their hair to get that seasons' most coveted 'do.  From crimping to curling to straightening, we've tried it all.  However, to get really beautiful hair, there's one tool we've always used, and … [Read More...]

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Beauty Spotlight: Makeup Artist T. Cooper

While models and celebrities would love to have us believe that "they just woke up like this," those "effortless" looks actually take several hours at the hands of professionals.  From faking flawless skin to fuller hair, skilled hairstylists and … [Read More...]

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Bridal Beauty Style: Say Yes to More than the Dress

  As any bride will tell you, one of the most important parts of preparing for your big day is the dress.  It has to fit you amazingly and just be perfect.  Fashion Reverie spoke with Randy Fenoli from TLC's “Say Yes to the Dress” … [Read More...]

Les Hommes

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Men’s Holiday Grooming Guide

The fall chill has turned into the winter freeze, so it’s time to think of all things warm and fuzzy. Kids are putting on their flannel pajamas, women are getting into their snuggies, and men are … [Read More...]

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Nick Graham: Not your Average JOE

Everyone loves JOE BOXER, but do you know the man behind the brand, NICK GRAHAM? The genius behind one of America’s favorite underwear brands, Nick Graham is not only the brains behind the household … [Read More...]

Trend Report

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Fall Style Alert: The 90s Are Back!!

Fashion this winter will once again take us back to push us forward. This fall 2014 season reminded us women always need options and with so many trends available in the market, variety is overwhelming. This winter designers expressed nostalgia … [Read More...]

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Summer Trend Alert: Waist High Splits

One of the hottest trends for summer 2014 is dresses and skirts with thigh to waist high splits. After spotting this trend on the runways of New York, Milan, London and Paris last fall, dresses and skirts with waist high splits were front and center … [Read More...]

Front Row

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2(X)IST Spring 2015

Is there a male equivalent fashion show to Victoria’s Secret fashion event extravaganza? Some would argue that the 2(X)IST menswear show ranks right … [More]

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Inbal Dror Bridal Fall 2015

After several seasons of covering New York International Bridal Week, most editors believe they have seen it all with very surprises each season. … [More]

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Austin Scarlett Bridal Fall 2015

Some bridal fashion pundits might call Austin Scarlett a fashion maverick; others might define Austin Scarlett as forward thinking when it comes to … [More]

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Carol Hannah Bridal Fall 2015

What has Carol Hannah being doing since “Project Runway” Season 6? She’s been designing bridal gowns; that’s what.  And putting her own … [More]

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Rivini by Rita Vinieris Bridal Fall 2015

With Rita Visnieris there is always a surprise element to her bridal collections. And Rita Vinieris is one of a handful of bridal designers 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 Style Watch: Golden Globes Nominees with Style

As we slowly part ways with 2014 and are almost done with our New Year’s resolution list, there are many things to look forward to in January. Though we are contemplating the extra pounds we might put on and how we will get rid of the extra weight … [Read More...]

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Fashion Reverie Video Exclusive: “Orange Is the New Black’s” Jessica Pimentel

Though Orange is not the new Black for holiday, the television series—“Orange Is the New Black”— is definitely a runaway hit, sending out success holiday signals of green (money) red (hot) and silver (fame)! And “Orange Is the New Black’s … [Read More...]

Downloads441-1

Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of December 8, 2014

Actress Italia Ricci, was winter ready while attending ABC’s 25 Days of Christmas Celebration at Rockefeller Center in NYC. Wearing a pair of black leather asymmetrical cut Greymer boots, Ted Baker jacket, Joes Jeans, and an apple red Prada bag for … [Read More...]

Lifestyle & Culture

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Fashion Reverie Is Wild About “Wild”

While the Oscars might be gaga Reese Witherspoon’s nominated pic “Wild,” some New Yorkers have one up on the Academy of Motion Pictures by being wild for the West Village gluten-free bistro “Wild.”  The food is synonymous with the … [Read More...]

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Hope Boykin and LInda Celeste Sims

Audiences come to see the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for many things—its diverse repertory, its celebration of and reflections on various aspects of black culture and its vibrant performers. And through the years, the Ailey company has … [Read More...]

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A Revived American Dance Machine Brings Broadway Classics to the Masses

When it’s right, when the music and dance and vibe all come together in just the right way, a musical theater song and dance number can be a masterpiece, a moment that transports an audience and sends them out of the theater on a high. But when … [Read More...]

Fashion Flashback

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Fashion Flashback: John Fairchild

Fashion Reverie looks back at John Fairchild. John Fairchild transitioned yesterday after a long illness. Credited for transforming Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) from a dusty trade publication to lively … [Read More...]

Sample Sales

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Wednesday Sample Sale: Week of December 8, 2014

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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