Anna Maier Spring Bridal 2015

“  How much does Charles W. Bunstine II, the designer of Anna Maier Bridal Collection, love lace? Fashion Reverie counted the ways at the line’s spring 2015 collection. There was Chantilly lace, French Wild Flower lace, Twisted Leaf lace, Magnolia lace, Wild Pansy Lace, plus French Poppy lace—each with a distinctive look. “We have a… [Continue Reading]

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Austin Scarlett Spring Bridal 2015

In addition to his Project Runway fame, Austin Scarlett has turned his stints on reality television into a successful career as a bridal and evening wear designer. First, at Amsale and now with his eponymous line, Scarlett is setting himself apart in bridal as a designer who understands how to reference the past while keeping… [Continue Reading]

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Justina McCaffrey Spring Bridal 2015

Canadian haute couture designer Justina McCaffrey, believes that a bride is like a ballerina, and her wedding gown should reflect her sense of grace, poise, strength and femininity.  Her spring 2015 collection embodied that belief with sleek, stunning creations, invoking emotions associated with classical ballet and opera. Working mainly in shades of white, with movement… [Continue Reading]

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Monique Lhuillier Spring Bridal 2015

Monique Lhuillier welcomed us into what she called her “ethereal daydream” for her spring 2015 bridal collection. More than most collection showings, Lhuillier’s setting for her collection showing was a telling window into the designer’s inspiration. According to show notes distributed before the show, the grey set upon which the models settled themselves in various… [Continue Reading]

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Christos Spring Bridal 2015 and Kenneth Pool Spring Bridal 2015

In presenting two of her three bridal lines back to back on April 12 during New York International Bridal Week, bridal designer Amsale Aberra made a statement about two seemingly opposite personas of modern brides. The Christos line, which Aberra acquired in 2005, has become synonymous with romance. The Kenneth Pool line, which Aberra created… [Continue Reading]

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Theia Spring Bridal 2015

For spring 2015 Theia creative director Don O’Neill was inspired by the ancient Irish legend of the Tuatha de Danaann. “I am from a little seaside village in Ireland and we have a legend of the ruin of an ancient church that lies beneath the waters of the bay of my seaside home. Ancient folklore… [Continue Reading]

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Mira Zwillinger Spring Bridal 2015

Mira Zwillinger’s debut collection for New York International Bridal Week  harkened back to old Hollywood glamour. Hand picked fabrics from Paris and Milan and handmade, custom-created gowns conspired to make the Israel-based  Zwillinger an interesting and much-needed addition to the New York bridal market. With gowns embroidered and appliquéd with crystals over sheer bodices, removable… [Continue Reading]

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New York International Bridal Week Spring 2015 Preview

A wedding day can be the most important day in a woman’s life. And that very special day takes a lot of thought and planning with the wedding gown being the focal point. From traditional bridal gowns to the more fashion-forward  weddinggowns, New York International Bridal Week always delivers. Fashion Reverie always keeps its readers informed… [Continue Reading]

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Erin Barr’s Delicate Balance

The fashion industry is saturated with designers who present a collection for a season or two and fade into fashion Never Land. Sample sales and expanding discount retail giant Century 21’s racks are stocked full of merchandise from collections that were on the radar for a short time and have now gone belly up. Where… [Continue Reading]

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Broadway’s Spring 2014 Lineup

Start spreading the news. Big stars—veterans and theater newcomers—are flocking to Broadway stages this spring to test their mettle in what is often considered to be the most challenging of acting genre. The star turns—a trend that’s become increasingly popular for producers seeking a quick (and big)  return at the box office—mean that theater fans… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion News Alert: Lupita’s New Role, Marc Jacobs Flirts with Twitter, and David Beckham’s Expands at H&M

Winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress is not enough for Lupita Nyong’o. Lancome announced on Friday that Lupita will be one the company’s brand ambassadors. The 31-year old actress joins the ranks of Penelope Cruz, Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, and Lily Collins as brand ambassador for the luxury cosmetics company. Lancome described Nyong’o as… [Continue Reading]

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Trend Alert: Rose Gold

One of the hottest fall 2014 trends being flaunted by downtown fashionistas and uptown style mavens is rose gold. It is everywhere!!!! That gold color overlaid with a touch of pink is showing up in accessories from jewelry, and shoes to belts and handbags, even rose gold hair. Rose Gold has also been prevalent  in… [Continue Reading]

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Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna Charms and Excites, but?

When you’ve established a reputation for setting new standards in creativity and “wow” moments, it gets harder and harder to top yourself. So, it is that with “Amaluna,” the newest production by Cirque du Soleil, there is no new “wow,” just plenty of a classic Cirque du Soleil moments. And since classic Cirque du Soleil… [Continue Reading]

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Lady Gaga and La Perla Steam Up the Video Screen

Lady Gaga’s get-up for the opening video scene of her latest single, “G.U.Y.,” will probably not be copied by even the most adventurous fashionistas.  Costumed in a body stocking and huge feathered wings, she stumbles through a dry terrain with an arrow stuck in her back.  She ends up in a pool in California’s Hearst… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Flashback: Diana Vreeland

Fashion Reverie looks back at fashion icon and fashion editor extraordinaire Diana Vreeland. Diana Vreeland was responsible for singlehandedly changing the way American fashion publications and American women viewed and thought about fashion. Vreeland once said, “I think part of my success as an editor came from never worrying about a fact, a cause, an… [Continue Reading]

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Beauty Alert: Fall 2014 Beauty Trends from New York, London, Milan, and Paris

OK, as Fashion Weeks around the world continue to showcase fall 2014 collections, Fashion Reverie looks back at trending beauty looks from the four major fashion capitals—New York City, London, Milan, and Paris. While there was a bevy of stand out trends in each city, we’ve rounded up our favorites. Bright Lids The city of… [Continue Reading]

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Editor’s Pick: Nicole Richie’s No Rules

“I try not to go by any rules, especially when I’m talking about mixing prints, because I’m so inspired by the ’60s and ’70s—and their rule was that there were no rules,” said Nicole Richie.  And if you glance back at Nicole Richie’s fashion labels, House of Harlow 1960 and Winter Kate, Richie has a… [Continue Reading]

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Celebrity Style Report: From Paris to Milan to New York some Celebs Get it Right!!

Now that the four major Fashion Weeks are over—New York, London, Milan, and Paris— Fashion Reverie looks back at some of your favorite celebrities whose trendsetting style from these Fashion Weeks keep tongues wagging and help influence trends. Some celebs great style is due to the help of great stylists, while others experiment with fashion-forward… [Continue Reading]

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Editor’s Pick: Men’s Spring 2014 Tote Bags

No longer the provence of female consumers, totes and handbags as a fashion accessory for men is seeing an increase in market sales. According to market research firm NPD, typical men’s carryalls like briefcases, laptop bags and duffels have seen a decline in overall sales while men’s handbags and totes have seen sales rise three… [Continue Reading]

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Fashion Reverie Exclusive: Misty Copeland, an Unlikely Ballerina

Soloists in the ballet world are usually fairly anonymous beings, except to those who religiously follow the classical ballet world. They are, as one dancer once put it, the bridesmaids of ballet—in a state of constant waiting—to get a precious lead role, to move up, to be the one. But Misty Copeland is anything but… [Continue Reading]

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Features

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New York International Bridal Week Spring 2015 Preview

A wedding day can be the most important day in a woman's life. And that very special day takes a lot of thought and planning with the wedding gown being the focal point. From traditional bridal gowns … [More]

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Erin Barr’s Delicate Balance

The fashion industry is saturated with designers who present a collection for a season or two and fade into fashion Never Land. Sample sales and expanding discount retail giant Century 21’s racks … [More]

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Lady Gaga and La Perla Steam Up the Video Screen

Lady Gaga’s get-up for the opening video scene of her latest single, “G.U.Y.,” will probably not be copied by even the most adventurous fashionistas.  Costumed in a body stocking and huge … [More]

Editors’ Pick

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Editor’s Pick: Nicole Richie’s No Rules

“I try not to go by any rules, especially when I'm talking about mixing prints, because I'm so inspired by the '60s and '70s—and their rule was that there were no rules,” said Nicole Richie.  … [Read More...]

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Editor’s Pick: Zuhair Murad’s Barbie

New York socialite Blake Lively looked like a living doll on the red carpet of the premiere of Savages in December, wearing a nude-hued gown featuring dramatic, striped geometric design created by … [Read More...]

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Editor’s Pick: Converse Spring 2014 Collection

The frosty winter giving way to rising temperatures signifies one thing … SPRING! As we reintroduce ourselves to warmer weather, it is the perfect time to contemplate what trends we will incorporate … [Read More...]

Beauty

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Beauty Alert: Fall 2014 Beauty Trends from New York, London, Milan, and Paris

OK, as Fashion Weeks around the world continue to showcase fall 2014 collections, Fashion Reverie looks back at trending beauty looks from the four major fashion capitals—New York City, London, Milan, and Paris. While there was a bevy of stand out … [Read More...]

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Beauty Report: This Is the Season for Hollywood Glamour

Old school glamour is back Trendy and edgy is great, but nothing trumps the allure of a classic 1930's red lip and soft wave hairstyle.  Whether you want to step back in time and take the look full on or play up one aspect of it, “The Tents” at … [Read More...]

Les Hommes

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Editor’s Pick: Men’s Spring 2014 Tote Bags

No longer the provence of female consumers, totes and handbags as a fashion accessory for men is seeing an increase in market sales. According to market research firm NPD, typical men’s carryalls … [Read More...]

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Men’s Style Alert: Converse’s Chuck Taylor All-Star Black Sabbath Collection

CONVERSE Inc. unveils their new spring 2014 Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Black Sabbath sneaker collection, featuring new styles inspired by one of the most legendary rock bands in music history … [Read More...]

Trend Report

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Trend Alert: Rose Gold

One of the hottest fall 2014 trends being flaunted by downtown fashionistas and uptown style mavens is rose gold. It is everywhere!!!! That gold color overlaid with a touch of pink is showing up in accessories from jewelry, and shoes to belts and … [Read More...]

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Trend Alert: Chic Running Sneaks

Are you looking for a facelift, of sorts, to your running sneakers? Well, look no further. As of late, running sneaks with an edge seem to be the go-to shoe for anyone looking to add a little bit of flair to their daily look.  From neons, … [Read More...]

Front Row

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Anna Maier Spring Bridal 2015

“  How much does Charles W. Bunstine II, the designer of Anna Maier Bridal Collection, love lace? Fashion Reverie counted the ways at the line’s … [More]

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Austin Scarlett Spring Bridal 2015

In addition to his Project Runway fame, Austin Scarlett has turned his stints on reality television into a successful career as a bridal and evening … [More]

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Justina McCaffrey Spring Bridal 2015

Canadian haute couture designer Justina McCaffrey, believes that a bride is like a ballerina, and her wedding gown should reflect her sense of grace, … [More]

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Monique Lhuillier Spring Bridal 2015

Monique Lhuillier welcomed us into what she called her “ethereal daydream” for her spring 2015 bridal collection. More than most collection … [More]

Model Spotlight

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Model Spotlight: Devyn

Are fashion reality television shows still relevant? Some would argue that they have outlived their popularity and usefulness; others contend that as long as the ratings are still good, there must be … [More]

Celebrity Style

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Celebrity Style Report: From Paris to Milan to New York some Celebs Get it Right!!

Now that the four major Fashion Weeks are over—New York, London, Milan, and Paris— Fashion Reverie looks back at some of your favorite celebrities whose trendsetting style from these Fashion Weeks keep tongues wagging and help influence trends. … [Read More...]

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Fashion Reverie’s 86th Academy Awards Red Carpet Recap

So it is a wrap! The most awaited red carpet event of the season is over. Some left with the Oscar, and other left empty handed. But, most importantly everyone brought his or her A game, well, almost everyone. The actresses were all dazzle and … [Read More...]

Lifestyle & Culture

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Broadway’s Spring 2014 Lineup

Start spreading the news. Big stars—veterans and theater newcomers—are flocking to Broadway stages this spring to test their mettle in what is often considered to be the most challenging of acting genre. The star turns—a trend that’s … [Read More...]

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Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna Charms and Excites, but?

When you’ve established a reputation for setting new standards in creativity and “wow” moments, it gets harder and harder to top yourself. So, it is that with “Amaluna,” the newest production by Cirque du Soleil, there is no new “wow,” … [Read More...]

Fashion Flashback

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Fashion Flashback: Diana Vreeland

Fashion Reverie looks back at fashion icon and fashion editor extraordinaire Diana Vreeland. Diana Vreeland was responsible for singlehandedly changing the way American fashion publications and … [Read More...]

Sample Sales

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Wednesday Sample Sale

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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