“Fashion Reverie Talks” Season 2, Episode 2

This episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks” centers mostly on New York Fashion Week’s (NYFW) spring 2022 season. Our hosts Cicily Daniels, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Carl Ayers hold a lively conversation discussing NYFW. There is a discussion of LaQuan Smith, Kevan Hall, and Bronx and Banco’s spring 2022 collections.

TIjana Ibrahimovic also conducts an interview with Fashion Reverie‘s feature editor Vivian Kelly about her “New Model Faces: Spring 2022” article. With the usual consistency that is true to fashionreverie.com, our hosts discuss current fashion news, which includes Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s controversial 2021 Met Gala gown, Sotheby’s launching its first ever black jewelry designers’ event, and Nicki Minaj’s controversial statements about the Met Gala’s COVID-19 vaccination policy.


“Fashion Reverie Talks” Season 2, Episode 1

In this episode, the first episode of Season 2, co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic and William S. Gooch, filling in for Cicily Daniels, examine several fashion news alerts. There is a discussion of Beyonce and Jay z’s new campaign with Tiffany & Co., tennis champion Naomi Osaka’s collaboration with Levi, and the new photography exhibit of street/fashion photographer Bill Cunningham.

Special guest in this episode includes acclaimed fashion designer Byron Lars who talked about his fall 2021 collection and the rebranding of his company. Tijana Ibrahimovic spoke with associate editor Tessa Swantek about her article “NYFW and The MET Gala Meet to Change the American Fashion Cultural Narrative” which examines the new direction of New York Fashion Week and the upcoming Met Gala.

Lastly, there was a lively discussion with editor-in-chief William S. Gooch with Carl Ayers about Carl’s wonderful fall 2021 trends’ article. “Fashion Reverie Talks” is excited to be back for Season 2 with a new production team, new graphics, new music and some new, exciting things to come. Stay tuned!!

Fashion Reverie Talks: Episode 22

In this last episode of the season, “Fashion Reverie Talks”: Episode 22 co-hosts Carl Ayers, Cicily Daniels, and Tijana Ibrahimovic converse about Tracee Ellis Ross’ new job with Tiffany & Co., the new Manolo Blahnik flagship store in Manhattan, and NBA star James Harden joining the board of Saks.com. Additional segments include Carl Ayers’ style roundup of fashion-forward menswear trends that are reflected in contemporary music celebs fashion choices, Kristopher Fraser’s interview with Broadway stars about their anticipation of Broadway’s return and Editor-in-Chief William S. Gooch’s article that demonstrates the intersectionality of fashion and music in Disney’s “Cruella.”

Though this is the last episode of the season, “Fashion Reverie Talks” co-hosts end the season with charm and a positive outlook toward the future. As we slowly ascend out of the drama of the COVID-19 pandemic, “Fashion Reverie Talks” is primed and prepared to bring our viewers all things fashion as the fashion and beauty industries reopen.


“Fashion Reverie Talks”: Episode 21

In Episode 21 of “Fashion Reverie Talks,” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic and guest co-host Cameron Grey Rose detail relevant fashion news that can satisfy your desire need to stay in the know. And our co-hosts keeps their fingers on the pulse on what is going on in the fashion and beauty industries and brings that knowledge to our viewers.

In our Fashion News segment there is a discussion about Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka bowing out of the 2021 French Open and being supported by fans, tennis colleagues, and fashion brands where she serves as brand ambassador. There is a discussion of Dolly Parton’s new fragrance “Scent from Above, and Savage X Fenty’s Pride collection. Carl Ayers extrapolates on his spring/summer 2021 roundup of men’s fragrance. And we bring back a “Fashion Reverie Talks” favorite, our Fashion Quiz. In this episode, we demonstrate the intersectionality of fashion and music in our Fashion Quiz.

Take the quiz along with our co-hosts, administered by R. Scott French. How astute are you? Let us know on our Instagram account, fashionreveriemag.


Fashion Reverie Talks: Episode 20

Episode 20 of “Fashion Reverie Talks” is very special. We were so honored to have Halston expert and former Halstonette Chris Royer on the show. Chris Royer spoke candidly with co-host Tijana Ibrahimovic about her relationship with fashion icon Halston, and what it was like to work with him and see his genius at work up close and personal. This was a special treat and should not be missed by our viewers.

Editor-in-Chief William S. Gooch spoke with co-host Cicily Daniels about his spring/summer 2021 party dress roundup. Co-host Carl Ayers spoke with Associate Editor Cameron Grey Rose some about great activewear from independent brands. As with all “Fashion Reverie Talks” episodes ,there was a lively fashion news segment that looked at Emmanuelle Alt’s alleged departure from Vogue Paris, Prada’s continued efforts to support inclusion and diversity in the fashion industry, and Naomi Campbell’s new baby!! The question is who is the father to Naomi’s new baby? Time will reveal the answer!!

With only two episodes left for the season, “Fashion Reverie Talks” continues to make strides, bringing its viewers all the great fashion news stories and inside scoops on global fashion.


Fashion Reverie Talks: Episode 19

In episode 19 of “Fashion Reverie Talks” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Cicily Daniels, and Tijana Ibrahimovic discuss Billie Eilish’s new look as seen on the June 2021 cover of British Vogue. The co-hosts also lend their expert opinion on the upcoming second season of “Making the Cut” and Andre Leon Talley’s revelation about top editors’ salaries at Conde Nast.

There is a wonderful and lively discussion between Carl Ayers and Cicily Daniels about Carl’s spring 2021 trend styleout. Fashionreverie.com Associate Editor Tessa Swantek is back for a second time discussing her very informative article of the current state of product placement with Tijana Ibrahimovic.

We round out this 19th episode with a round table discussion about the 2021 LVMH Award nominees. Carl, Tijana, and Cicily really know how to keep the fashion party going with lively discussions, nuanced perspectives, and charming banter.

—William S. Gooch

“Fashion Reverie Talks: Episode 18

In this 18th episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels give voice to Michael Kors’ 40th Anniversary spring 2021 collection, Judith Leiber’s “Ganesh bag” controversy, and John Christopher Roger’s CFDA/Fashion Fund 2021 nomination. Additional segments include Fashion Reverie’s Entertainment and Lifestyle Editor Cameron Grey Rose’s spring/summer 2021 movie selects, Associate Fashion Editor Tessa Swantek’s riveting article on TikTok fashion, and Editor-in-chief William S. Gooch’s interview with music legend Ernie Singleton.

As with all of our episodes, this installation is stocked full of insight, diverse perspectives and charm. Our viewers have come to expect detailed, nuanced, and informative points of view. And “Fashion Reverie Talks” never disappoints.


“Fashion Reverie Talks” Episode 17

In episode 17 of “Fashion Reverie Talks,” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Cicily Daniels, and Tijana Ibramovic have a lively conversation about National Poet Amanda Gorman’s Vogue May 2021 cover issue, Lena Dunham’s collaboration with 11Honoré, and Giorgio Armani’s potential partnership with an Italian holding company.

Other segments include a roundup of favorite bridal collections from New York International Bridal Week spring 2022 season. From emerging bridal brand PatBo to bridal favorite Gracy Accad to Jimmy Choo’s Atelier Couture surprising full bridal collection of 32 gowns, Tijana Ibrahimovic, Cicily Daniels, and Carl Ayers give expert analysis of these outstanding spring 2022 bridal collections.

Additionally, fashion publicist, designer, lecturer, and Parsons School of Design professor Scott French hosted an engaging and fun-filled fashion quiz. The questions in the fashion quiz were submitted by fashionreverie.com’s staff and editors.


“Fashion Reverie Talks” Episode 16

Who says a fashion magazine should only cover fashion? If you peruse all the big fashion glossy magazines, there is a lot of content within their pages that go beyond clothing and beauty. So, if Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Marie Claire can do it, why can’t Fashion Reverie?

In “Fashion Reverie Talks” episode 16 co-hosts Carl Ayers, Cicily Daniels and Tijana Ibrahimovic bring their unified approach to all things fashion and their insightful take on industries that insect with fashion. During the “Fashion News Alert” segment our co-hosts comment on Elsa Peretti’s incredible contribution to the fashion industry with the over 30 jewelry collections for Tiffany & Co. There is also comment on Margherita Missoni departure from M Missoni, and Neiman Marcus acquiring some refinancing dollars.

Other segments in this episode include contributing editor Kristopher Fraser’s interview with Amber Chardae Robinson, who portrays Betty Coachman in the Oscar-nominated “Judas and the Black Messiah.” There is a lively and informative conversation between co-host Cicily Daniels and Kristopher Fraser about the film and Robinson’s role in the movie.

Additionally, co-host Carl Ayers conducted a fantastic interview with Brian McKnight, Jr. about his life, music, and family. True to form, our co-hosts bring their combined wit, charm and graciousness to some serious subjects, keeping our viewers well informed of all things fashion and much more.

William S. Gooch

“Fashion Reverie Talks” Episode 15

In this episode 15 of “Fashion Reverie Talks,” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Cicily Daniels, and Tijana Ibrahimovic discuss Alexander Wang’s continued sexual misconduct allegations, Under Armour releasing Misty Copeland from her brand ambassador responsibilities, and the controversy over Alexi McCammond’s appointment as Editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue. There are also interview segments with life coach, motivation speaker, and author Gary Quinn, top-charting R&B singer Miya Guggs, and Fashion Reverie associate editor Tessa Swantek discussion of how pantone spring 2021 spring colors, Schiaparelli pink and illuminating yellow, can influence mood and behavior.

True to form, the co-hosts bring lots of energy, charm, and great banter to these provocative and sometimes controversial fashion subjects. And this is what makes “Fashion Reverie Talks” unique. It takes great skill to accurately discuss and ponder subjects that some fashion pundits shy away from. Not so at “Fashion Reverie Talks,” our brand sets a standard for honesty and clarity; all done with wit and charm. Who could ask for anything more?


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