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 expressed their style in a variety of interesting ways.… [Continue Reading]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Fashion News Alert: Usain Bolt’s Last Race Opens Doors at Puma, Betsey Johnson Lists on Airbnb, Selena Gomez and Coach Collaboration, and Michael Costello Opens First Boutique

Is Betsey Johnson strapped for cash? Who knows? But her recent listing of her Mexican villa on Airbnb signifies that something is afoot!! Betsey Johnson’s Mexican villa is located northwest of Acapulco and is listed as a “boutique vacation experience” for six to eight guests. The villa features four bedrooms—styled in bold, floral colors—a large… [Continue Reading]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Editors’ Pick: Yandy and the MISS TEEN USA Pageant

Pageants are no longer what they once were. That applies locally and nationally. For one thing there is been a name correction, they are no longer called beauty pageants; they are competitions. Also, the contestants no longer have to have Pepsident smiles, talk about world peace, and have perfect Barbie-like bodies. Add to that the… [Continue Reading]

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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]

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Editors’ Pick: Fashionable Road Trip Essentials

On the heels of “Girls Trip” opening this weekend, Fashion Reverie has curated a few fashionable road trip essentials for that summer ladies’ get-together, no-holes barred road trip. A girls’ road trip does not mean you have to look messy, and rough-around-the edges. You can still look pulled together and quite chic with these road… [Continue Reading]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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General Idea 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]

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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]

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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]

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Carlos Campos 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]

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Fashion Flashback: Gone But Not Out Menswear Brands

On the eve of New York Fashion: Men’s spring 2018, Fashion Reverie looks back at menswear brands that had a strong presence in the American menswear scene, but lost momentum and are no longer a part of the US men’s fashion market. Most of these brands had a distinct, signature voice and spoke to an… [Continue Reading]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring 2018 Editors’ Essentials

During New York Fashion Week you find two, maybe three types of editors. There are those editors who are running for show to show, working real hard and they look like it!! (I used to be one of those.) Then there are those editors who are just trying to hard and really should re-evaluate their… [Continue Reading]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring 2018 Pre-Coverage

It is that time again!! Yes, in a little over a week, New York City will be blessed with some of the best collections from mostly American-based menswear designers with smattering of menswear designers from other countries. That said; New York Fashion Week: Men’s (NYFWM) has been plagued with the defection of some its main… [Continue Reading]

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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]

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Trend Report: The 80s Are Back!!

  First, there was the announcement of the reboot of the 1980’s series “Dynasty”. Then, Anthony Vaccarello headed back to the future with his second collection for St. Laurent that is like totally rad—meaning radical if you are not a child of the 80s. Dig out your mousse and find your Rubik’s Cube, The 80’s… [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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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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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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Features

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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]

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New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring 2018 Pre-Coverage

It is that time again!! Yes, in a little over a week, New York City will be blessed with some of the best collections from mostly American-based menswear designers with smattering of menswear … [More]

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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]

Editors’ Pick

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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 … [Read More...]

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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 … [Read More...]

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Editors’ Pick: Yandy and the MISS TEEN USA Pageant

Pageants are no longer what they once were. That applies locally and nationally. For one thing there is been a name correction, they are no longer called beauty pageants; they are competitions. Also, … [Read More...]

Beauty

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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...]

Images courtesy of fashionreverie.com/Ken Jones

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...]

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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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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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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. … [Read More...]

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Trend Report: The 80s Are Back!!

  First, there was the announcement of the reboot of the 1980’s series “Dynasty”. Then, Anthony Vaccarello headed back to the future with his second collection for St. Laurent that is like totally rad—meaning radical if you are … [Read More...]

Front Row

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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]

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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]

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General Idea 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 … [More]

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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]

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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 … [More]

Editorials

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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]

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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]

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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]

Celebrity Style

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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...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of July 31, 2017

Though we are heading toward the last month of summer fun, our favorite celebs are still exciting us on red carpets with some great fashion choices. This week’s Celebrity Fashion Sightings takes our viewers from the 2017 Television Critics … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Fashion Sightings: Week of July 24, 2017

This week Celebrity Fashion Sightings takes us from the red-carpet premiere of “The Last Tycoon” to Jennifer Lopez’s birthday bash to the red carpet of “Kidnap.” This week was all about the jewels, and true to form, Fashion Reverie keeps … [Read More...]

Lifestyle & Culture

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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...]

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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...]

Fashion Flashback

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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

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Wednesday Sample Sales: Week of August 7, 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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