Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2023 Holiday Picks for Men

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Black Friday, once a singular annual event, has undergone a transformation with the advent of online retail, giving rise to extended shopping extravaganzas like Cyber Monday and Cyber Week. The allure of deeply discounted deals during this period is a driving force behind the enthusiasm exhibited by shoppers. What may come as a surprise; however, is the intense competition among retailers during this season, each striving to outshine its competitors and capitalize on the heightened consumer spending.

According to The National Retail Federation (NRF), around 73 million US shoppers participated in Black Friday last year, flocking to brick-and-mortar stores. The essence of this popular spending holiday is straightforward: the time-limited nature of the deals creates an urgency that makes them irresistible and non-negotiable.

In response to the emerging trend of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, Fashion Reverie has devised a strategic plan to help men prepare for the year’s most significant shopping event. While the digital landscape has undoubtedly facilitated online shopping, the sheer volume of options can make navigation challenging. Fashion Reverie is here to help—while encouraging readers to explore personalized options. Whether enhancing one’s self-care routine, upgrading daily workout essentials, or finding the perfect gift our curated list of editor-approved picks ensures that every man can find something aligned with his personality and passions.

As the holiday savings extravaganza unfolds, Fashion Reverie aims to guide every man toward maximizing their gains during this peak shopping period. With Cyber Week deals commencing on the Monday before Black Friday (November 20th) and lasting until Cyber Monday on November 27th, the opportunity to score remarkable discounts on tech products, menswear, footwear, handbags and more is fleeting. Act swiftly to secure these outstanding deals available for a limited time only.

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Alpha Industries MA-1 Mod Bomber Jacket

This reinterpretation of the MA-1 bomber incorporates additional welt pockets and draws inspiration from Air Force aesthetics, evident in the inclusion of oxygen and wire tabs. The jacket is meticulously crafted with two exterior welt pockets secured by snap closures, complemented by tonal knit rib detailing at the cuffs, neck and hem.

Designed to endure the rainy, snowy and sleet(y) days typical of this time of year, the jacket boasts water-resistant properties. Its regular fit adds to its versatility, making it an ideal complement to any hoodie and perfect for creating a casually stylish ensemble for various outings. Whether you’re braving the elements or just heading out on a winter day, this jacket effortlessly combines practical features with a fashionable aesthetic.

$140 available in select colors

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Air Jordan 1 Mid SE Craft

This is the perfect selection in footwear for any man, regardless of your experience on the court. As Nike says, this is “what happens you turn up elegance on the classic design” of a fan-favorite shoe.

The AJ1 Craft sneaker comes in a soft suede, hemp canvas with the addition of an exposed edge around the collar, which adds a tasteful texture to the kicks every man knows and loves. They work for everyday wear, built with comfy cupsole construction and Nike Air cushioning underfoot.

$101.97 available at

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Tineco LiteVak Cordless Stick Vacuum

This vacuum, weighing under 5 lbs and featuring a cordless design, effortlessly removes dust from your home or car. With up to 40 minutes of sustained cleaning time and a headlight for better visibility, it ensures comprehensive coverage during cleanups.

It’s a versatile 2-in-1 device, converting into a handheld vacuum and adapting to tight spaces on various surfaces. Men, it’s a true lifesaver for maintaining a clean and happy home. The perfect gift for someone looking to become a fast and efficient cleaner with cutting-edge cleaning technology.


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Bella Pro Series Digital Stainless Steel Air Fryer

Men enjoy cooking, particularly when it involves preparing healthy meals. This digital air fryer in question comes with a built-in touchscreen for quick setting selection. Its spacious capacity allows for easy preparation of large meals in one go, making it the ideal choice for weekly meal prep.

Constructed with stainless steel for added durability and featuring a dishwasher-safe pan and tray, cleanup is a breeze for anyone. The device circulates heat, ensuring fast, crispy and evenly cooked food every time. A holiday gift-essential, especially if you’re in the mood to treat yourself.

44.99 available at

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Keurig K-Mini Single-Serve K-Cup Maker

Featuring a sleek design with a handsome matte finish, this coffee maker is perfect for any guy’s apartment or house. Its compact 5-inch width makes it the “just-right” fit for any space, be it your home office or kitchen.

The K-Mini brewer is not only stylish but also easy to use. Simply add water to the reservoir, insert your favorite K-Cup pod from a diverse selection, press the brew button, and savor your coffee whether it’s on those long days at the computer or during your hectic commute. Bring ease to your coffee routine and enjoy the convenience of crafting great coffee, tea or iced beverages.

$49.99 available

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Nest Hub 7” Smart Display with Google Assistant (2nd Generation)

This handy gadget simplifies life. The smart display lets you catch up on Netflix, watch YouTube and listen to music with its enhanced speaker. In our tech-driven world, the Nest Hub uses voice control and quick gestures for easy control, managing tasks like playing music, snoozing alarms, and stopping timers.

It seamlessly integrates with smart devices, acting as a central display. Enhance productivity with its calendar for reminders and to-do features. Perfect for your bedside, it offers bedtime sounds for winding down and a sunrise alarm for a gentle wake-up. Stay connected and organized effortlessly.

$44.99 available at

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JBL Clip 4 Portable Speaker

This speaker delivers rich audio and punchy bass despite its compact size. Its portable design complements the latest clothing styles, with colorful fabrics and expressive details that make it look as great as it sounds. Whether you’re on a daily commute, hanging out with friends, enjoying time in the park, or playing pick-up soccer, this speaker enables you to wirelessly stream music from your phone, tablet or any other Bluetooth-enabled device.

 Equipped with waterproof and dustproof technology, you can take this speaker anywhere under any conditions. Simply clip it onto your messenger bag or backpack for easy portability.

$44.95 available at in select colors.

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PETITE SIMONE 3-in-1 Work Bag/Briefcase and Laptop Bag

This versatile bag is a must-have for any man seeking functionality in various situations. With 12 pockets, it provides efficient storage for your daily essentials. The built-in laptop compartment accommodates a 17.3-inch laptop and iPad, secured with a magic buckle, and padded for protection during rough commutes by bus or train.

Whether you’re a student, commuter or professional, this bag is designed to meet all your needs. Crafted with comfortable and durable PU leather, the backpack features a non-slip irregularly patterned leather shoulder pad for added comfort. The breathable mesh foam straps offer shock resistance and reduce shoulder pressure, providing a comfortable solution for those on the go. Ease the pressure on your back with this all-in-one backpack!

$35.19 available at

—Ryan Salfino

Men’s 2023 Fall/ Winter Coat Roundup

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As the fall season wraps up, daylight grows shorter, and cold weather quickly approaches, it is time to consider heavy outer garments. Whether you’re searching for a coat to endure sub-zero temperatures and snow shoveling or seeking a sleek, luxurious option for warmth, finding the perfect winter coat should not be a daunting task. With the arrival of cold fronts, men are embracing the pinnacle of luxury and comfort, striking the right balance between design and functionality while reveling in the diverse styles that winter coats offer, influenced by regional nuances.

These carefully curated coat selections boast excellence in heavy-duty materials, insulation, comfort, and design. Regardless of your budget, Fashion Reverie is here to present a curated range of winter coats at various price points to help you brave the coldest time of the year. Bid farewell to that worn-out winter jacket and welcome something fresh this year. The chosen coats are mindful of mixing and matching with your existing winter wardrobe. This season demands a style upgrade to tackle the long, frigid months ahead.

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Dior Oblique Down Jacket

Made in Italy, this navy-blue technical jacquard down jacket pays homage to the Dior heritage with a tonal Dior Oblique motif. Balancing modern and relaxed style, it features a two-way zip closure and a signature soft patch on the sleeve, making it the ideal addition to your winter wardrobe.

Designed for cold weather, the Dior self-grip closure on the sleeve prevents wind from entering, while the down insulation keeps you comfortably warm. Pair this jacket effortlessly with cargo pants, high-top sneakers, and a tastefully embroidered tee shirt.

$3,100 available at

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Norwegian Wool Cashmere Wool ¾ Length Herringbone

Crafted with a sleek European silhouette, this herringbone jacket blends style with performance and warmth. Fashioned from a cashmere wool blend, it incorporates double-sided inner quilting to prevent leakage of its authentic down fill. The design includes extra deep, cozy, lined hand pockets for days when gloves are forgotten as you run out for your daily commute.

Facing snow and rain, the jacket boasts a waterproof and windproof membrane with an outer coating. The fully adjustable collar provides additional neck warmth on the coldest winter days. Bid farewell to that decades-old scarf knitted by your grandma!

$1,795 available at

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Overland Blade Toscana Sheepskin Coat

This vintage whiskey-colored coat is made in Turkey and is handsomely rugged with a ¾ length. It’s crafted from silky, warm Spanish Toscana shearling sheepskin, making it ideal for a snowy day in the city or mountainside enjoying a nice hot cocoa by the bonfire. Not only is the coat excellently designed to keep you warm, but it shields your face and neck from wind and chill simply by popping the soft, shearling collar. The coat comes with four combined pockets for your phone, keys, wallet, gloves and whatever else you need to carry on your regular commute.

$1,595 available at

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Arc’teryx Therme Parka

Designed for everyday use and outdoor functionality, this parka blends simplicity with durability. It’s down insulation is crafted for efficiency, compacting well while providing excellent warmth-to-weight ratio.

Specifically tailored for challenging conditions, it features signature GORE-TEX technology, ensuring it is both waterproof and windproof. The lightweight design includes moisture-resistant,  Coreloft synthetic insulation, making it versatile in various weather scenarios. Snow, rain or wind—this functional parka is impervious. With an adjustable StormHood and insulated internal cuff gaskets, it seals out wind drafts and retains heat for ultimate comfort.

$800 available at

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Canada Goose Langford Parka

Meet the Langford Parka Wool from the renowned Canadian brand, celebrated for its excellence in cold-weather comfort and luxury. This parka, in a sophisticated quicksand mélange hue, exudes a clean and modern aesthetic.

Built with a two-layer, windproof DynaLuxe Italian wool, it features a two-way adjustable down-filled hood for enhanced warmth and protection against rain, sleet, and snow. The chin guard, lined with special tricot fabric, ensures ultimate comfort, while recessed rib-knit cuffs lock in heat. Whether you’re hiking snowy trails or navigating snowy streets, this parka has you covered—literally!

$1,550 available at

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Northface Men’s McMurdo Parka

The Northface’s McMurdo Parka, their longest men’s coat, stands out with features that exceed its affordable price. This windproof and waterproof parka is insulated with 600-fill recycled waterfowl down, ensuring breathability for those prone to overheating. Seam-sealed DryVent 2L shell technology keeps wearers superbly dry.

The attached three-piece hood, with an internal drawcord, is easily adjustable, and the removable faux fur ruff provides optional warmth. The hook-and-loop cuffs are entirely adjustable. Packed with features found in pricier parkas, it’s a lasting, cost-effective choice for all occasions.

$400 available at

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Lululemon Wunder Puff Jacket

This down puffer—in pipe dream blue, nomad beige and solid black—offers wonderful coziness with a customizable shape, thanks to a cinchable waist and hem. Engineered for the active man, it features water-repellent, windproof SoftMatte fabric, providing extreme warmth by warding off cold drafts.

With its relaxed fit and hip length, it feels roomy, accommodating larger layers for sub-freezing temperatures. The close-fitting hood and internal cuffs ensure heat retention, making it suitable for those constantly on the move.

$298 available at

—Ryan Salfino

Menswear Alert: Men’s Fall 2023 Sneakers

In a growing society of people choosing to stand out rather than fit in, sneakers—now more than ever—are the perfect combination of form and functionality for everyday life. For male consumers, sneakers can hold an entire outfit together. And that’s great when looking to the fall season, which is arguably one of the most stylish seasons of the year. 

Included in this fall 2023 list are leading companies in luxury and design such as Christian Louboutin, Fendi, Tom Ford, Off-White, and Amiri. Other names that sparked our interest come from smaller brands that offer some of the best examples of subtlety, simplicity, and detail in footwear. While these choices are great for fall, they can easily carry over to the start of the next season.

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Christian Louboutin Astroloubi Sneakers

The newest shoe from the luxury, French footwear icon is completely outside the box and incredibly unique. Characterized by a chunky profile and paneled construction, the Astroloubi takes inspiration from the iconic style that came with basketball in the 1990s. Made in Italy from leather and breathable mesh, these statement sneakers are embellished with signature spikes. The multicolored leather and mesh make them the ideal addition to a neutral look that lacks a pop of color. 

$995 available at in select sizes.

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Tom Ford ‘James’ Sneakers

These beautiful light blue sneakers from Tom Ford make an immediate and lasting impression with their profile and design. The shoe is designed to feel and look retro with the smooth panels made in Italy and complementary tones of leather, suede, and nylon. The bottoms stand out the most, as they are set on stacked ‘counterweight’ soles that extend beyond the heels.

Not only does this give the shoe added dimension, but it makes any wearer appear more striking. These are quintessential for fall as they complement jeans, jean jackets, and other outerwear for the cold, breezy weather ahead of us. 

$990 available exclusively at in select sizes.

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Fendi ‘Fendi Flow’ Sneaker

The grey and black sneakers created by the iconic Italian luxury brand Fendi come crafted with nylon fabric and include an FF jacquard motif. The shoes come with adjustable elastic laces and side zip fastening with contrasting logo print. The rear rubber insert and heel insert both include the signature ‘FENDI FLOW’ lettering.

The insole is completely removable to give anyone options for added comfortability. This selection is perfect with any leather or denim jacket, trench coat or puffer jacket. They can also pair well with white jeans or brown leather pants with a brown knitted sweater or white long-sleeve shirt.

$771 available at in select sizes.

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The Row Owen Runner Sneaker 

This high-end Italian luxury mesh and suede sneaker is beautifully colored with ivory and green. These shoes are excellent if you want to add a subtle pop of color with neutral fall colors like coffee brown and olive green. Crafted with breathable mesh technology, smooth suede, calfskin paneling, and contrasting green soles and laces, these shoes are for men looking to make an instant statement. This sneaker could be paired with brown khaki pants and a white sweater or turtleneck.

$750 available at in select sizes.

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Off-White Out of Office Suede Sneaker

Whether you are going out or want to add some flare to a simple black and white look, Off-White has you covered with these green low ‘Out of Office’ suede shoes that feature the iconic white and orange label, tonal arrows at the side and a green rubber sole. More texture not only applies to sweaters and coats, but shoes as well. More texture on a sneaker can make it both appear and feel warmer. As one of the most coveted footwear silhouettes on the market, these will make an immediate impact on your wardrobe.

$665 available at off— in select sizes.

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Amiri Skel Low-top Sneakers

This red low-top sneaker from the iconic luxury brand is unquestionably the top selection for anyone who’s into adding color to their wardrobe. They feature a leather upper with a round toe as well as a rubber sole for extra comfort. The signature ‘Amiri’ is located on the side and bottom of the rubber sole, as well as the leather upper. It can pair well with a white long-sleeved shirt and black or white jeans. The red leather uppers contrast well with the distinctive white bone motifs that go across the body of the shoe, making them a perfect weekend “going out” shoe.

$590 available at in select sizes.

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Rakoh Slip-on Sneakers

Comfy shoes go a long way, and these bad boys are crafted with the finest Tuscan calf leather and suede on the market. The cenere-colored shoe is a slip-on, making it suitable for everyday activity, work, socializing with friends and wearing post-workout. The sneaker is the ideal choice for the guys who worry about warm and often sweaty feet since they come equipped with a removable Ortholite insole with open cell technology that offers both cushioning as well as breathability. The sole features special ‘Inner Bounce’ foam for returnable energy as well as shock absorption to keep you on the go. These are the shoes to get you moving while looking your absolute best from makers that truly care about giving you a return on your investment. They also go perfectly with any business casual look and can even be dressed up with a business formal suit.

$365 available at in select sizes.

—Ryan Salfino


Men’s 2023 Fall Fragrance Roundup

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Autumn could arguably be considered the best season when it comes to fragrances. While summer tries its best to give us scents that smell like the beach, nothing beats the smell of wood, pine, fire, and other natural scents that surround us. Sure, people are tying up their boats and putting their beach equipment in storage units to prepare for the cold months ahead. But men still naturally love being outdoors, indulging in nature and whatnot. And their fragrance can reflect that.

Fashion Reverie wanted to factor in what most men care about when selecting a fragrance for themselves—the scent itself as it pertains to the season while smelling your absolute best. Say goodbye to those musky bottles of Axe and exchange those fragrances for a scent that focuses on a season rooted in natural elements. 

This roundup of men’s fragrances contains new and current scents, which should help put you ahead of the curve when it comes to standing out this season. There is truly no exact formula when it comes to finding the best cologne. However, it’s important to understand the classification notes that make up a scent.

From luxury scent leaders like Viktor & Rolf and Maison Margiela to artisan perfumers like Jean-Claude Ellena, D.S. & Durga, and Chris Collins, Fashion Reverie has you covered. It’s time to say goodbye to those dreadful days of figuring out the ideal cologne and take a dive into our top selections.

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Jean-Claude Ellena Heaven Can Wait

Created by the iconic Jean-Claude Ellena, this newly launched cologne is meant to be memorable in every way. Given the notes of floral iris, pepper, and clove, it is meant to give any man the feeling of a tender embrace. The earthy tones make it perfect for the season, as they suggest both warmth and intimacy. As the title suggests, Heaven Can Wait is about understanding the elegance of appreciating the balance between life, love, and loss.

$395 available at

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Chris Collins Autumn Rhythm

This fragrance was created from a moment of pure exhilaration when Collins himself was on a motorcycle cruising through the vibrant colors of a blissful fall day. The notes of spices, leather, and cedar wood serve to capture the feeling of that ride, where he experienced an open road and was enriched with aromatic experiences of leaves and other fall foliage.

$225 available at


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D.S. & Durga Deep Dark Vanilla

The long-lasting, rich, and smoky vanilla used in this newly launched 2023 cologne blends beautifully with the fragrance’s other notes, without making it polarizing to the nose of the consumer. Balancing well with notes of herbal and floral, it’s a smell that is entirely sophisticated and made for someone ready to enjoy the good times that come with the coziness of autumn.

Deep Dark Vanilla isn’t a perfume that’s too sweet; rather, it emits a scent that’s reminiscent of the woods and smoke. Relax with this cologne that is designed to bring a soothing and heartening feeling to anyone who gets their hands on it.

$300 available at

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Maison Margiela Replica Jazz Club

This is unquestionably the pinnacle essence for a guy who wants to enjoy a cozy atmosphere bundled up in a cabin as leaves slowly float to the ground. It has a truly warm and deep scent, which will make you stand out. And if you are a fan of smoky and spicy fragrances, this cologne is for you. It stays within a normal range where you get a pleasantly bearable smoky and oaky finish. Combined with spicy vanilla and waves of tobacco, this is an instant hit.

$160 available at

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Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Extreme 

Viktor & Rolf’s Spicebomb Extreme is a fiery take on—as well as an homage to—the quintessential original Spicebomb cologne, which was first launched in 2015. Created by perfumers Carlos Benaim and Jean-Christophe Hérault, this fragrance is a longer-lasting and deeper scent when it comes to spice. It is enhanced by a combination of aromatic lavender mixed with pepper and saffron that truly entices any individual’s senses. Notes of tobacco and bourbon fuse together with warm vanilla to create a lingering essence that will make anyone stand out this fall season.

$134 available at

—Ryan Salfino

Fall 2023 Men’s Jewelry Roundup

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With the fall season in full swing, men may find it difficult to style themselves when it comes to adding jewelry pieces to their everyday wardrobe. When it comes to men’s accessories, the less is more dictate always applied.

But times have changed, men no longer need to shy away from accessories, or stress over wearing too many bracelets or necklaces. In recent years, men’s fashion has been given a major boost with the help of accessories that help people more easily express themselves. This is mainly thanks to the Gen Z and Gen Alpha markets that have popularized streetwear and hype beast culture—which is defined by making statements and showing allegiance.

This fall, Fashion Reverie has curated men’s jewelry and accessories that can make your clothing selection stand out. These items are perfect additions to your wardrobe long after fall, with each item to be worn year-round. These accessories are bold while appearing casual.

Each selection is built with lasting luxury and sustainability. Labels big and small have put men in a position to adorn themselves with a variety of styling possibilities.  

Homer Cerra Link Chain Gold Necklace

For the person who doesn’t pay attention to cost, this necklace is the pinnacle of luxuriously sleek fashion. Made from 18k yellow gold material, it was made with a crescent moon shape machine that cut and repeated on each sphere of the ball chain to make a subtle and impressive sparkling effect with the iconic Homer link engraving. It’s perfect for a man who doesn’t exactly know if a necklace would be too long or too short as it comes with jump rings to help tighten the necklace and a ring clasp closure. Any man can wear this with a turtleneck sweater, dress pants and dress sneakers. It can also be attached to a pendant for a different look. It’s up for you to decide.

$4,100 available at in select sizes

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Bleue Burnham Chlorplast Sapphire & Gold Necklace

This necklace explores the wonderful beauty of nature and exploration. Embellished with three oval-cut, bezel-set fancy sapphires in different colors, the design is meant to resemble plant cells. It’s a great piece for any business casual look or streetwear fit that could benefit a flare of color and pop. Made from recycled 9kt gold, this beautifully subtle piece sports a polished finish with a DNA-link chain and spring clasp feature.

$1,786 available at

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Gabriel & Co. Gold Dog Tag Pendant

Since its earliest origins, the dog tag pendant has been an iconic essential to any man when it comes to personalization. Recognized by the iconic rounded rectangle design, this piece is extremely customizable through engraving. Anything from name, date or message of choice can be inscribed onto the brushed surface of the tag. They work well both with a tee shirt or button-up shirt for going out. Not only is a great accessory, but it’s an accessible perfect first piece for your men’s jewelry collection.

$1,700 available at

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Ring Concierge Cuban Chain Gold Bracelet

This beautiful Cuban link chain bracelet is cast from 14k yellow gold. Its width comes at 6.5 mm with an 8-inch length. For the man who focuses on simplicity and comfort, this is an ideal piece to add to your wardrobe. You can easily and effortlessly transition from wearing the bracelet with a casual look and transition to a dressy fit for a night out. Adding the swagger seen in this bracelet is a definite confidence booster.

$1,078 available at

Rick Owens FW23 Luxor Ring

The modernized palladio-colored crystal pyramid ring comes crafted in brass and rock. It features a thick band that extends into a geometric pyramid shape ornamented with one rock crystal at the center. The ring is also engraved with the Rick Owens logo along the back. It’s great for any man who wants to add a fitting accessory while not being too flashy. It makes a true masculine statement, no matter what you choose for your clothing selections.

$435 is available at in select sizes

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David Yurman Box Chain Necklace

Inspired by classical and original motifs, and crafted by highly proclaimed artisans, the concept behind this chain’s design is that it can be worn alone or with other pieces— whatever works for the individual wearer’s style. It’s 4 mm sterling silver with stainless steel material and comes with a gray-colored acrylic, and push clasp. The chain can also be complemented with unique pendants or charms from other David Yurman collections.

$360 available at in select sizes and colors

Shop GLD Rope Chain

The rope chain is truly symbolic of both strength and endurance. This is proven in the detailing of the chain, whose durable construction will make it a long-lasting accessory. You can wear this with a casual outfit or add it to any business formal event. It’s not too flashy or excessive, and its price point makes it ideal. The 26” yellow gold chain is great by itself, but you can also add a pendent as well. Specifications include a 4 mm width as well as 18k yellow gold plating. Who said luxury had to come with an outrageous price tag? This chain is competitively priced without skimping on quality.

$84.50 available at

Menswear Brands to Look Out for During New York Fashion Week’s Spring 2024 Season

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With the summer season ending, plenty of brands are bringing out new and exciting collections that will be showcased during New York Fashion Week (NYFW) spring 2024 season. Both new and emerging designers are showing their spring 2024 collections. Each brand has an intrinsic style that captures what makes NYFW special and unique. Fashion Reverie has selected seven menswear and non-binary brands that are some of the most innovative and interesting to look out for.

Streetwear-centric brands are taking over the fashion industry, with looks coming from influencers, artists, athletes, and other fashion lovers on a global scale. Consumers have gotten a taste for unique and creative pieces from names like Who Decides War, Jason Wu and more in past seasons. However, this season is showcasing signature looks that have been expanded and innovated upon. From Palomo Spain and Private Policy to emerging designers like Love, Kelly (Kelly Butts-Spirito) making his brand’s debut at NYFW, these designers are pushing the message of breaking away from conforming to societal regulations and developing your own self-expression.

The style of these clothes can help consumers achieve a greater sense of freedom thanks to the way each piece is designed. These brands are inspired by their community and where the designers got their footing, all while being progressive and fashion forward.

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Dion Lee

Dion Lee is an Australian-American designer whose brand is all about high-end downtown looks. Each of his silhouettes features a way for the consumer to transform into an alter-ego, where they can unlock their fullest and most trusting form through individualism and expression. For example, in his fall 2023 collection, each garment was beautifully presented with experimental tailoring, resulting in a unique and powerfully simple approach to both men’s and women’s fashion.

Lee likes to experiment with ready-to-wear design that has subtlety, texture, and sculptured silhouettes. His fall collection featured some iconic men’s wear: blown-up puffer jackets, see-through shirts styled with shoulder-padded jackets and leather jackets paired with shredded jeans. It will be exciting to see what his spring 2024 collection holds.

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Love, Kelly      

Creative director turned fashion designer Kelly Butts-Spirito is producing his first ever New York Fashion Week runway show. The garments are said to be simple and futuristic, distinguished by three different themes that represent important moments in his life. The show will feature three short film pieces and a collection of clothing for each movie. Each garment is made with different materials and will be a mixture of streetwear and high-end fashion.

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Palomo Spain

Designer Alejandro Gómez Palomo is returning to NYFW. Palomo brings out the best of who he is by shedding light on his queer exuberance in a way that adds to his exciting menswear style. His clothing is meant to represent nuanced relationships between pleasure and challenge the boundaries of politics by being inherently uncritical of what the consumer wears.

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Private Policy

Last season, Private Policy, a New York-based inclusive brand, wanted the consumer to wear garments that incorporated more of nature into everyday city life. Designers Siying Qu and Haoran Li wanted the individual to share the mindset of animals who are free, with the hope of instilling within each person the idea of one day feeling that shared sense of freedom while harmonizing people through a connection with nature. At the end of the day, we can expect to see a lot more creativity and uses of expression with their upcoming spring 2024 collection. Consumers should expect to see a collection that includes fashion built for those who appreciate this ever-changing industry.

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Gypsy Sport  

Gypsy Sport, the streetwear brainchild of LA-based designer Rio Uribe, is finally back in the spotlight after missing NYFW in 2020 and the pandemic years that followed. It comes after having their 10-year anniversary last February. The collection is aimed at celebrating his youthfulness and cultural background. Uribe’s streetwear truly helps him to stay connected with his Chicano cultural heritage and is a huge inspiration for each of his pieces. Viewers of his upcoming NYFW show can expect traits of his background to manifest in his collection.

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Who Decides War

Everard Best created Who Decides War, a brand with unique clothing for all genders, including specialized jeans, shirts, and sweatshirts. The brand is paying its respects to the Big Apple while celebrating NYC hip-hop icons through personal expression with each collection. The brand’s pieces are truly eye-catching and include showstopping shirts that are paired with distressed jeans and embroidered puffer jackets. Elements of dimension, metallics, leather, patchwork and windowpane silhouettes are featured. Be on the lookout for this brand during NYFW to see what they have in store for spring 2024.

Ryan Salfino










Men’s Grooming Tips: Keep Your Moustache Healthy and Stylish

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A well-groomed mustache is more than just facial hair; it is a powerful expression of your personal style, confidence, and how you carry yourself. That’s why it is important to keep it in good shape and invest in the care and grooming of your moustache.

Also, consider that as we are quickly moving into the end of the summer season, fall and winter season is just around the corner. Now is the time to start grooming your moustache to match those stylish fall/winter fashions.

However, achieving a healthy and stylish mustache will require consistent care and attention.  A great moustache is not just about aesthetics, it’ about keeping your hair healthy and nurturing the health of the skin beneath it. 

If you are someone who’s constantly looking for ways to enhance the appearance and overall health of your mustache, your search ends here. In this article, Fashion Reverie covers everything related to an in-depth care routine for your mustache. 

Don’t Forget Morning Wash 

If you want to keep your mustache looking healthy and fresh throughout the day, it’s best to start your day by treating your mustache with a gentle cleanse. In this regard, you can use a specialized beard or mustache wash to make it smoother and healthier. 

Just make sure to avoid harsh regular shampoos that can strip away natural oils. The right cleanser will help remove product buildup, any dirt, or sweat buildup that may have accumulated overnight, and promotes the growth of healthy hair and the skin beneath. 

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Use High-Quality Mustache Wax 

Choosing the right mustache wax is crucial for maintaining a healthy and stylish mustache. After you have washed and cleaned your face, apply a high-quality mustache wax. The perfect way to use the wax is to first apply its small amount onto your fingertips. Now rub them together to soften it and work it through your mustache. 

While rubbing it onto the mustache, focus on shaping the ends and any area that needs extra hold, like the bottom part. Wax applied through this way will help you achieve the desired style while promoting the health and vitality of your mustache. 

There’s one more you first take care of and that is, look for a mustache wax made from natural ingredients like beeswax or shea butter, and no harsh chemicals. A wax made from these ingredients not only provides a strong hold but also offers conditioning benefits. 

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Brush and Detangle 

Detangling is advised to style your mustache and keep your hair from getting messier. First of all, make sure to trim and style it regularly. Also, use a mustache comb or a soft-bristle brush to gently detangle and brush your mustache. 

Don’t just brush once in a day and expect better results. Do it at least twice a day because this practice helps distribute the natural oils produced by your skin, keeping your mustache moisturized and reducing the risk of split ends and breakage. 

And while you are brushing, ensure to brush in the direction of hair growth to avoid causing unnecessary stress on the hair follicles. A well-groomed mustache will not only look better but will also feel more comfortable and itch-free throughout the day.


Great Men’s Footwear for a Summer of Love

With the summer season in full swing, it is important that you find footwear that makes you feel your best. This is the season for falling in love and your match could just be waiting around the corner. During these warmer months, looking your best doesn’t just help boost your confidence but also affects how others see you. Breaking from your normal wardrobe and adding some spark to the footwear you choose for a date can help you when mingling with a special love interest. Choosing the perfect summer shoe should be an enjoyable process that helps you have plenty of seasonal variety in your closet.

This summer, Fashion Reverie has found some great selections in luxury dress footwear that will surely help bring more flare to your wardrobe and impress your date. These shoes are meant to help embrace a detailed and fresh look while appearing casual.

Each selection is made with craftsmanship and comfort in mind to keep you feeling your best, even in the summer heat. While there is an emphasis on wearing these shoes when going out on a date, they are perfect for any social setting and outing, making them the ideal shoe selection to wear all year round.

Saint Laurent Anthony Derby Sneaker

This black suede sneaker encapsulates the best in Italian luxury footwear. The shoes have a creeper-inspired silhouette. Drawing inspiration from the 1950s rock n’ roll scene, they are characterized by a piped leather trim and contain a thick rubber grooved sole. This groove in the sole is meant to help increase friction and will give any man good grip while walking around on a lovely summer outing. The shoes can be complemented with white slim-leg jeans, a black leather belt and a gray polo shirt.

$945 available at

Gucci Cara Logo Snaffle Loafer

This brown shoe from the iconic Italian luxury brand is built with the finest craftsmanship and has a new feel thanks to textures that include pristine leather construction, rubber outsoles, and gold-tone detailing on the top of the shoe. This loafer can complement any male wardrobe while adding some creative flare for your perfect date-night look with the addition of a metallic sun ray print.

$800 available at


Grant Stone Traveler Penny Chromexcel Loafer

This dune penny loafer is an excellent choice for any man that wants to be comfortable while having the versatility to switch up his outfit throughout the day. The loafer combines an upper of leather with a soft insole and outsole to give the shoe balance between structure and support. You can wear these shoes out with a sport coat, a polo shirt, or anything else in between. You can choose to wear no socks and complement them with shorts for a classic beach day, or with long socks and denim for a night out.

$348 is available at

Duke and Dexter Bit Loafer Sneaker

These Checks butter and avocado-colored shoes are designed for those who want to take on a fresh look. And what better way to do so than with these handmade-in-England, Italian leather, and suede shoes?

The Wilde Penny loafer is draped in khaki and cream premium long-hair suede. Detailing includes a beautiful Checks globe polished gold horse bit and hand-stitched Italian leather lining. These can pair nicely with tan or cream-colored denim jeans and a green or olive-colored dress shirt or polo.

$340 available at

Bed Stu HARRY Silhouetted Sneaker

The silhouetted sneaker is colored to replicate a starry night sky and can take you seamlessly from one destination to the next. The shoes come in chrome-tanned leather and are handmade with a super lightweight outsole and natural latex insole that provides cushioned support technology.

These shoes can be worn with some blue or black denim jeans and a light blue or white dress shirt. In a hurry to pick her up some flowers or a nice bottle of wine before the date? This footwear selection is perfect for those seeking a shoe for going out that absorbs sweat and is completely breathable. That’s right, you can wear these bad boys out barefoot with your date. Just keep in mind that they are not smell-proof.

$175 available at

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Men’s Sperry x Brooks Brothers Authentic Original™ Kiltie Boat Shoe

Why not show your summer love a bit more of your personality when you are spending time with them? This boat shoe is an excellent date-night material.

In a collaboration with Brooks Brothers, the shoe comes ready for any romantic occasion and can be styled with any dress shirt and some black or white skinny jeans. The shoes feature full-grain leather uppers, fixed rawhide laces and rust-proof eyelets with hidden lace-less construction that make them easy to take off and put on. A full lambskin lining adds extra comfort to these shoes, which makes them great for dancing all night long and perhaps even falling in love.

$124.99 available at

—Ryan Salfino

Men’s Fashion Alert: Spring 2023 Sneakers

With the end of spring nearing and summer just around the corner, one thing that helps make that transition from season to season is men’s sneakers. Some of the most popular footwear is released around this time and trends are helping add some fresh pairs of kicks to men’s wardrobes.

These sneaker selections are meant to upgrade your look almost instantaneously and will have you looking classy for work and every occasion in between. As always, it’s important that you look good while feeling good, so we have selected shoes that aren’t just high-end but feature premium specifications for comfort.

For spring 2023, Fashion Reverie has seen influence from some of the best in luxury footwear, such as French designer Pierre Hardy, Balenciaga, Golden Goose, Off-White, and many others. A lot of designs pay a retrospective homage while others have a chunkier look that will make any man look more stylish on his daily commute. Whether or not you are a huge sneakerhead should not be the deciding factor in your shoe game. This roundup includes sneakers built and designed to any look during these spring and summer clear blue-sky months.

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Pierre Hardy’s Chunky Sole Low-Top Sneaker

This navy blue and multicolor chunky-sole, low-top sneaker is the perfect shoe to add to your daily wardrobe since it showcases style and class. The shoe features high-quality calf leather, which is softer than cow leather, making it comfortable from the first wearing. Pull-tabs at the tongue and heel help ease the foot in. And a paneled design and platform sole create a stylish yet rugged look for any guy on the move during the weekdays and weekends.

$764 available at

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Balenciaga Men’s Paris High-Top Sneaker

This red high-top sneaker from the French luxury brand is ideal for anyone who is into updating and changing out their wardrobe. Replacing old looks isn’t always what’s hot and trendy. This Chuck Taylor-like shoe is made with destroyed cotton and rubber, and printed at the edge of the toe is the brand’s logo, ‘Balenciaga’. The shoe is meant to give off a washed-out look. The aesthetic makes it pair perfectly with ripped black jeans and a black plain tee—a standout piece that is a must-have for a luxury-streetwear look.

$750 available at

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Golden Goose Deluxe Brand White Low-Top Sneaker

If you want a throwback shoe that is a nod to the classic days of skateboarding and playing basketball in the ‘80s, this low-top checks all the boxes. Every luxury sneaker should come with the best in comfort, and Golden Goose Deluxe Brand delivered in that area by reworking their shoe with a super soft shearling lining. Made with distressed leather and suede, this white sneaker features the signature star and gold-stamped lettering on the sides. These pair perfectly with a vintage tee and some blue jeans—and, of course, traditional skateboard styles.

$680 available at

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Off-White Out of Office “FOR WALKING” Sneaker

Day off or enjoying a night out on the town after a long week of working? Off-White has you covered with this signature white sneaker featuring brown “FOR WALKING” text and a white arrow on the side of the shoe. Virgil Abloh, the late founder of Off-White, wanted to create a tennis shoe that gave off a late 80s and early 90s aesthetic. These are the perfect shoes to wear all day since they feature perforated toe vamps and a ribbed heel for maximum relief. Whether you are going out to the club, walking around the park, or playing some pickup basketball, these shoes are built to last from dawn to dusk.

$635 available at off—

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Magliano’s Elastic Edipus Sneaker

Luca Magliano is an up-and-coming designer who debuted recently at Milan Fashion Week, showcasing styles inspired by military workwear. These white shoes exhibit a timeless look mixed with the best care in craftsmanship. Inspired by a classic runner silhouette shoe, these shoes are given a taped-together look with distressed themes. The soft calf leather and suede paneling is creased and scuffed to give the appearance of a well-worn piece of footwear. They can pair well with skinny taper fit jeans, a plain white tee and a blue denim jacket.

$569 available at

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Athletic Propulsion Labs Men’s Streamline Frozen Sneaker

Whether you are working day to day, going to the gym, or just simply moving around the city, a comfortable shoe goes a very long way. APL (Athletic Propulsion Labs) designed a frozen gray and multi-colored sneaker that’s built for mobility. The gray/multicolor footwear is powered by a streamline design that presents very little resistance to a flow of air, which helps to increase speeds and ease of movement while moving around daily. The FutureFoam midsole compound was developed to provide exceptional compression, rebound, and energy return as well. The midsole sits atop a lightweight, two-piece rubber outsole that provides excellent traction for your journeys in and around the Big Apple.

$320 available at

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Converse x A-COLD-WALL* High-Top Sneaker

Luxurious and highly affordable, these classic tonal gray ‘Chuck 70’ high-top shoes were created as part of a collaboration with London label A-COLD-WALL*. Chuck Taylor shoes are iconic and always in style due to the endless pairing options, whether it’s with ripped jeans, skate shorts or a plaid short-sleeve button-up shirt.

$110 available at

—Ryan Salfino

Spring 2023 Guy’s Night Out Roundup

With men going out more after this pandemic, it is safe to say this season will be a breath of fresh air for fashion with many folks using this post-pandemic time to express their own individual style. Since fashion has a unique presence in different cities, Fashion Reverie thought it would be interesting to provide for our readers some fashion options for men in four major American cities who are primed and ready to strut their style out on town.

Los Angeles

Known for being the city where the stars reside, you can look like a star and shine bright in this outfit. Marin Serre can bring out the star in you with its household lining bowling shirt with a modest yet eye-catching look. MISSONI complements the LA vibe well with the cotton fleece sports trousers with Chevron insert. Dash it up and walk in style with Tom Ford’s Elkan double Monk strap boot. Keep your belongings in place with Maniere De Voir’s twin cross-body bag while projecting style and swag.

New York City

Issey Miyake is expanding its culture and it’s a match is made for New York City with its unique frame shirt. You’ll have heads turning everywhere you go with Thom Browne’s bullion stitch mesh scenic applique trousers complimenting the shirt. Give a pop to your step with Celine’s zipped Conique boot. Coach’s wire frame Pilot sunglasses are meant for walking stars like you, especially with PRADA’s re-nylon belt with pouch.


You’ll need to stay sleek with this outfit in the windy city. Get your gym on, now! Check out YSL’s tunic shirt in striped Cupro which is perfect for the Chicago weather. Keep it simple with these twist seam tailored trousers by Martin-Rose to give a modest yet stylish look. A cool add-on by VISVIM’s down muffler indigo is perfect for this outfit. Add a pep to your step with DIOR’s Garden ankle boot to keep that Chicago style going. Lastly, a cool accessory like Rick Owens’ glasses is the perfect final touch to this outfit.

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Coming from Wales Bonner’s new collection, their Unity Black Jacket is what you need to shine in the sunshine state. Add a little splendor to your outfit with Givenchy’s crystal short necklace, perfect for any outdoor occasions in Miami.  You can make it a full set of Wales Bonner’s Kwame Jeans to enhance the vibe of this outfit. Lastly, you can step up your shoe game with Dolce & Gabbana velvet slippers with brooch embellishment to add a unique touch to the outfit.

—Lauren Pierre-Louis

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