Fashion Reverie takes you from the front lines of fashion to the front row. Fashion Reverie was borne out of a need to have an insightful, well-researched, journalistic approach that explores the breathe and width of global fashion. From our Cabine section that gives a layered, detailed perspective on the fashion industry to our Eye Candy section that explores the growing accessories and beauty market to our Front Row section that gives readers an inside purview into current collections ranging from fall/winter and spring/summer to resort/holiday collections, Fashion Reverie is the go-to online magazine for all things fashion.
Meet Our Staff
William S. Gooch III, Editor-in-chief
William S. Gooch honed his editorial skills while working as a fashion editor at Essential Homme, Runway, and Kouture magazines, as well as thefashionspot.com, fidoo.com, societeperrier.com, stageandcinema.com, styleguru.com, and ifashionnetwork.com. William Gooch has also been a guest speaker at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
William Gooch is also the founder and CEO of Sepia PR, a NYC‒based, boutique fashion public relations firm.
Nolé Marin, Fashion Director
Though Nolé Marin is best known for his two-season stint as a judge on America’s Next Top Model, and as creative director of Canada’s Next Top Model, Nolé Marin’s career as a fashion stylist extends to styling top celebrities of film and television, ranging from Tyra Banks, Alicia Keys, Heidi Klum, Chloe Sevigny, and Gabrielle Union to Hugh Jackman, Kanye West, Tom Cruise, Lenny Kravitz, and Ricky Martin.
Nolé Marin has been the fashion director for Runway Magazine and a contributing style editor at Allure, Elle, and Esquire magazines. Marin has also styled advertising campaigns for L’Oreal, Pepsi, Disney, Sony Music, Colgate, Avon, Showtime, Virgin Records, and Lady Footlocker while working alongside noted photographers as Danella Federrici, Richard Fibbs, Greg Gorman, and Nigel Barker.
In 2011, Nolé Marin founded Aim Model Management.
Coco Mitchell, Creative Liaison
Everyone knows the stories of Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Janice Dickinson, and Pat Cleveland, but among the constellation of supermodels, Coco Mitchell shines just as bright. Discovered by the legendary Eileen Ford, Coco Mitchell has graced the pages of Mademoiselle, Glamour, Essence, Italian and French Vogue, as well as countless other fashion publications. And the list of designers and brands she has worked with is long and extensive. From Armani, Chado Ralph Rucci, Bill Blass, Chanel, Givenchy, Versace, Princess Irene Galitzine, Gian Franco Ferre, Thierry Mugler, Giorgio Sant’Angelo, to Calvin Klein, Patrick Kelly, Sonia Rykiel, Issey Miyake, Badgley Mischka, Rafael Cennamo, Zang Toi, and Donna Karan, Coco Mitchell is among that select group of models who season after season continues to inspire, evoke mood and distill fashion-forward glamour.
Coco Mitchell is now taking her wealth of knowledge and experience and funneling that wisdom into consulting, coaching, and educating young industry professionals. By educating and motivating people of all ages, Coco Mitchell is giving back and enriching an industry which has given her so much.
Coco Mitchell is currently signed with MGMT Models, a division of Major Model Management.
Jeanine Jeo Hi-Kim, Editor-at-large
Jeanine Jeo Hi-Kim is the founder of the Metropolitan Arts League, co-director of the Women and Fashion Filmfest, co-chair of Fashion Diaspora and a committee member of Fashion 4 Development. Jeanine Jeo Hi-Kim is a graduate of Yale University and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University. She has also done independent study in writing and design at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Jeanine Kim has worked as a speechwriter for the President of the Republic of Korea and the Deputy Prime Minister of Korea. Her work has been featured on metroartsleague.com.
Karyn D. Collins, Lifestyle and Culture Editor
Karyn Collins has been a professional journalist since 1984. In addition to serving as lifestyle and culture editor for Fashion Reverie, Ms. Collins is also style editor for InJersey Magazine and is a regular contributor to Life and Beauty Weekly.com and the Asbury Park Press.
Her fashion and beauty writing has also been published in numerous media outlets including the Associated Press, Jet Magazine, NJ.com, Madame Noire Online, the Charlotte Observer, Accent Magazine, and the Camden Courier Post. She is also the founding chair of the National Association of Black Journalists’ Arts and Entertainment writer’s task force.
Dana E. Givens, Associate Fashion Editor
Dana Givens is a graduate of Sacred Heart University with a bachelor’s degree in international studies and business. Dana Givens comes to Fashion Reverie after working as a contributing writer at the Lingerie Journal. Through internships in the fashion industry and her chosen path of fashion journalism, Dana is looking to make her mark in the fashion world.
Renessta Olds, Style Editor
As both a costume designer and fashion stylist, Renessta Olds’ resume includes a diverse body of work, ranging from music artists Joella Deville and Big Freedia to dressing models for Louis Vuitton with Quick Change Artistry. Renessta has also styled Michael Kenneth Williams from HBO’s hit show “Boardwalk Empire” for AMMO Magazine to Meeka Claxton for the cover of Gossip Meets Couture. Her fashion editorials have appeared in Zink Magazine, Status Magazine, Style-ology Magazine, Charlotte Style Magazine, and The G.O.O.D.S Magazine. Renessta Olds also styled Elene Cassis’ fall 2012 runway show at Lincoln Center during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. In addition, she has also worked as an assistant stylist for AT&T, Smart Board, and NJ Tourism Commercials.
Renessta Olds attended the Fashion Institute of Technology’s continual professional program in Fashion Styling and Costume Design. She is also a graduate of Hunter College, receiving a B.A. in Political Science.
Ernest Green, Photo Editor
Ernest Green’s work has appeared in Essential Homme and Kouture magazines, as well as thefashionspot.com, fidoo.com, tapemagazine.com, stageandcinema.com, newyorkcool.com, milleniummagazineonline.com, vigore-mag.com and the portfolios of some of the industry’s top models. Ernest Green is also a mainstay backstage and on the risers during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and on the red carpet during the Tribeca Film Festival.
Rick Kariolic, Fashion Videographer
Rick Kariolic is a producer, filmmaker, and rock n’ roll videographer who entered the world of high fashion as a model. As a model he worked with such photographers as Terry Richardson, Matthias Vriens, and Francesca Scavullo. Clients have included Vogue Hommes, Another Magazine, Details, Paul & Joe, Gilded Age, and many others.
While working as a model, Rick always brought his camera to shoots and started working on both sides of the camera. He is the ultimate behind-the-scenes guy. Rick Kariolic also founded and served as artistic director of the Chashama Film Festival, which focused on documentary and independent film. He brings all of this experience to the table as a filmmaker to produce excellent pieces capturing the excitement of the moment all with a stellar eye for detail.
Cecily is a Broadway veteran, having appeared in Hairspray, The Little Mermaid, Rent, Caroline or Change, and All Shook Up, as well as having a re-occurring role in some early episodes of Ugly Betty. She has also appeared with the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Orchestras.
This Yale University School of Drama graduate is a concentrated shopper and fashionista, loving the collections of Monique Lhuillier, Ralph Rucci, Vera Wang, Halston, Badgley Mischka, Stephen Burrows, B. Michael, Donna Karan, and a host of others.
Will Cisco, Media Specialist
Will Cisco comes to Fashion Reverie after having worked as a marketing/public relations intern at FILA USA, Complex Media, and as a showroom intern at Jenny Chase. Will has penned articles at Street Etiquette and Source Magazine. He is currently a merchandising and design student at Bloomfield University.
Stephanie Green, Assistant to the Editors
Stephanie Green comes to Fashion Revenue after interning for Bismarck Phillips Communication and Media, and has assisted fashion stylist Keely Bembry. Stephanie has also styled Onree Gill, Alicia Key’s musical director, for the March 2011 issue of Keyboard Magazine. Stephanie Green currently works as a public relations associate at Sepia PR.
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