Fashion Reverie Talks

“Fashion Reverie Talks” debuted on August 24th, 2020 on The brainchild of the site and it’s Editor-in-Chief is William S. Gooch III. Fashion Reverie Talks is designed as a 30-minute, bi-weekly series, with each edition containing a wrap of the last two weeks’ most talked about fashion news, as well as segments in the wheelhouse of the show’s talented co-hosts, Cicily Daniels (actress), Tijana Ibrahimovic (celebrity style expert), and Carl Ayers (runway regular and managing editor, 


Watching “Fashion Reverie Talks” will be the equivalent of a 30-minute class in what’s happening in fashion over last two weeks. The talent of the hosting panel will add perspective to the inside story lines that are already the hallmark of the parent website.  Doing this show will not only provide more content to Fashion Reverie’s devoted audience but serve to attract new fans to the site via a different media stream. 

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Season 2: Episode 5
November 09, 2021

In episode 5 of the second season of Fashion Reverie Talks, it’s men’s week!  Our hosts start out with the fashion news alerts, where Tijana Ibrahimovic talks about the pending release of Lady Gaga’s latest movie, “House of Gucci”, Cicily Daniels shares her perspective on Netflix’s new Western film “The Harder They Fall”,  & Carl Ayers discusses the Telfar X Moose Knuckles brand collaboration.


Also in the show, Carl does a Fall 2021 Men’s Watch Round-up, before Fashion Reverie’s Editor in Chief William Gooch joins Tijana to shine more light on 2021 Coat Trends.

Season 2: Episode 4
October 20, 2021

Episode 4 is our fall 2021 Shopping episode. Co-hosts Carl Ayers, Cicily Daniels, and Tijana Ibrahimovic give voice to Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing’s, Nordstrom’s collaboration with Dr. Marten’s, & Ryan Gosling becoming a brand ambassador for TAG HEUER.

Tijana Ibrahimovic examined great fall 2021 ladies’ coats with associate editor Phoebe Howard that run the gamut of fall 2021 coats from the fashion disruptor Vivienne Westwood to plus-size brand Eloquii to the more traditional Burberry. 


This episode ends with a round table between the co-hosts as they break down fall 2021 fashion collaborations between Stella McCartney and Adidas; Target and Victor Glemaud, Sandy Liang, Nili Lotan, and Rachel Comey, and the iconic Iris Apfel and H&M.

Season 2: Episode 3
October 07, 2021

In this third episode of Season 2 of “Fashion Reverie Talks” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Cicily Daniels, and Tijana Ibrahimovic talk about fall 2021 fragrances for both men and women. Special guest Charles Dieujuste talks about his bridal brand, Scorcesa’s fall 2022 collection. And of course there is a lot of fashion news to discuss–Guess’ new Anna Nicole Smith Collection, NFL Champion Tom Brady dip into the fashion pool, and California’s new labor law that benefits garment workers.


All segments are infused with deep knowledge, charm, and humor. And as Tijana Ibrahimovic interviews bridal designer Charles Dieujuste you get the feeling that they not only have known each other for some time, but that they are also great friends. Lots of fun, lots of humor, lots of information, could you ask for anything more? Of course, you can’t. Enjoy!!

Season 2: Episode 2
September 22, 2021

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, 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.

Season 2: Episode 1
September 08, 2021

In this episode, the first episode of season 2, co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic and William S. Gooch, filling in for co-host 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’s, and the new photography exhibit of street/fashion photographer Bill Cunningham.


Special guest in this episode include acclaimed fashion designer Byron Lars who talked about his fall 2021 collection and the rebranding of his company. We also spoke with associate editor Tessa Swantek about her article that examined the new direction of New York Fashion Week and the upcoming Met Gala. Lastly, there was a lively discussion between editor-in-chief William S. Gooch and Carl Ayers about Carl’s wonderful fall 2021 trends’ report.

Season 1: Episode 22
June 29, 2021

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 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.”

Season 1: Episode 21
June 15, 2021

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.

Season 1: Episode 20
June 01, 2021

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.

Other stories include a spring/summer 2021 party dress roundup, a review of great activewear from independent brands, & the 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!!

Season 1: Episode 19
May 18, 2021

In episode 19 of “Fashion Reverie Talks” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Cicily Daniels, & 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” & Andre Leon Talley’s revelation about top editors’ salaries at Conde Nast.

There is a  lively discussion between Carl Ayers & Cicily Daniels about Carl’s spring 2021 trend styleout. Associate Editor Tessa Swantek is back discussing 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, & Cicily really know how to keep the fashion party going with lively discussions, nuanced perspectives, & charming banter.

Season 1: Episode 18
May 04, 2021

In this 18th episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, & Cicily Daniels give voice to Michael Kors’ 40th Anniversary spring 2021 collection, Judith Leiber’s “Ganesh bag” controversy, & John Christopher Roger’s CFDA/Fashion Fund 2021 nomination. Additional segments include Fashion Reverie’s Entertainment & Lifestyle Editor Cameron Grey Rose’s spring/summer 2021 movie selects, Associate Fashion Editor Tessa Swantek’s riveting article on TikTok fashion, & 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 & charm. Our viewers have come to expect detailed, nuanced, & informative points of view. And “Fashion Reverie Talks” never disappoints.

Season 1: Episode 17
Apr 20, 2021

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

There’s also a roundup of favorite bridal collections from New York International Bridal Week spring 2022 – from emerging bridal brand PatBo to bridal favorite Gracy Accad to Jimmy Choo’s Atelier Couture surprising full bridal collection of 32 gowns.

Fashion publicist, designer, lecturer, & Parsons School of Design professor R. Scott French hosted an engaging & fun-filled fashion quiz of questions submitted by’s staff & editors.

Season 1: Episode 16
Apr 6, 2021

In “Fashion Reverie Talks” episode 16 co-hosts Carl Ayers, Cicily Daniels & Tijana Ibrahimovic comment on Elsa Peretti’s 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.”

Co-host Carl Ayers conducted an interview with Brian McKnight, Jr. about his life, music, and family. 

Season 1: Episode 15
Mar 19, 2021

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.

Season 1: Episode 14
Mar 5, 2021

This episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks” is all about New York Fashion Week (NYFW) fall 2021. Well, almost.

As with every episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks,” we start with our fashion news which comes from the fashion news alert on That said, you must be living on Mars if you are not aware with the legendary Andre Leon Talley’s housing issues. Will Andre continue to stay in his Victorian digs in White Plains or will he hit the road? 

Other fashion news includes Chris Jenner’s potential beauty brands, and Megan Thee Stallion’s March 2021 Harper’s Bazaar cover. 

Did you watch Netflix’s “Bling Empire”? If you didn’t, no need to fret, Contributing Editor Kristopher Fraser conducted a revealing interview with “Bling Empire’s” Cherie Chan, the goddess of Chanel. 

Season 1: Episode 13
Feb 19, 2021
In Episode 13 of “Fashion Reverie Talks” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels talk about Tommy Hilfiger’s fashion collaboration with India Moore and Romeo Hunte, LVMH putting the Fenty clothing line on hiatus, and Fern Mallis’ new digital venture. Segments include Fashion Reverie’s Feature Editor Vivian Kelly’s “Models to Look Out for in 2021,” Carl Ayers’ “X factor: 2021 Fashion Collaborations,” and in celebration of Black History Month Editor-in-chief William S. Gooch’s “Fashion Flashback: Fashion Reverie Celebrates Black Fashion Designers.”

As always, episode 13 is informative, thought provoking and entertaining with co-hosts Cicily Daniels, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Carl Ayers bringing their inimitable charm, wit, and fashion insight..

Season 1: Episode 12
Feb 5, 2021

In Episode 12 of “Fashion Reverie Talks” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels talk about Amanda Gorman’s new contract with IMG Models, tennis Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka’s new gigs with Louis Vuitton and TAG Heuer, and how US Army female soldiers can now wear studded earrings, longer hairstyles, and color fingernail polish. Segments in this episode include Associate Editor Cameron Grey Rose’s “Crazy, Insane Fashion Moments,” a conversation with top model turned entrepreneur Heather Payne, and an interview with menswear designer Nick Graham.

Season 1: Episode 11
Jan 23, 2021

In this 11th episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks,” the first episode of 2021, our co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels bring humor, charm and their detailed approach to exciting, time-sensitive fashion news and events. There is a lot of talk about Vogue’s February cover of Vice President Kamala Harris, and the controversy that has ensued, more sexual assault allegations against Alexander Wang, and early results from the divorce proceedings of Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy. Additionally Tijana conducts a charming and thought-provoking interview with “Project Runway” Alum SUEDE. Cicily interviews Fashion Reverie Associate Editor Cameron Grey Rose about her Oscar pioks, and their is a lively round table about designers to look out for in 2020.

Season 1: Episode 10
Dec 24, 2020
In this episode 10, the last episode of 2020, our co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels talk about the best fashion moments from 2020. This list was curated by all the editors at fashion Managing Editor Carl Ayers spoke with Alex Harris about his new holiday song, “Every Day Will Be Like a Holiday.” Our cohosts also picked the most stylish folks of 2020. Fashion News Alerts included information about Anna Wintour’s new job, the cover of Vogue’s January issue, and Jean-Luc Brunel’s detainment at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris due to his assumed involvement in Jeffrey Epstein’s sex scandals.
Season 1: Episode 9
Dec 11, 2020

In this episode co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels talk about top Muslim Model Halima Aden’s decision to abandon runway modeling, Jenna Lyons’ new fashion reality show and L.A. Dance Project collaborative collection with Zadig & Voltaire. There are also segments on great 2020 holiday cocktails created by Riccardo Fuller, and selections from Fashion Reverie’s 2020 Holiday gift guide. Additionally, we discuss with Fashion Reverie associate editor Kristopher Fraser about the future of American malls. True to form the co-hosts illuminate, entertain and inform about all things fashion. And this is accomplished with great charm, humor and depth.

Season 1: Episode 8
Nov 25, 2020

This episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks” is all about projecting into the future. With the 2020 presidential election over, what does the Biden/Harris administration mean for the fashion and retail industries? Fashion Reverie Editor-in-Chief William S. Gooch in his article “Will the Election of Joe Biden Have a Positive Effect on the Fashion and Retail Industries” explores the positive prospects of the Biden presidency on fashion and retail. Carl Ayers beautifully displays his styling skills around ladies’ fall 2020 outerwear which he deftly elaborated on with co-host Cicily Daniels. And lastly co-host Tijana Ibrahimovic explored some 2020 Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals with Fashion Reverie’s Associate Editor Cameron Grey Rose.

Season 1: Episode 7
Nov 15, 2020

In this episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels examine the presidential concession of Kanye West, Supermodel Karlie Kloss’ pregnancy announcements and layoffs at the Nike Headquarters in Portland, Oregon. Cicily Daniels interviewers associate editor Kristopher Fraser about his article, “Is the Fashion Industry Serious About Upcycling.” This entire episode was dedicated to Editor-at-Large Karyn Collins who passed away on October 28.

Season 1: Episode 6
Oct 28, 2020

In Episode 6 of “Fashion Reverie Talks” our co-host Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels talk about Liya Kebede’s first cover ever of “Harper’s Bazaar,” the House of Chanel getting a boost from all the Chanel worn by Lily Collins on “Emily in Paris,” and Zara opening the biggest store in Asia in China. Additional segments include Carl Ayer’s “Fall 2020 Men’s Coat Roundup,” Cameron Rose’s “Halloween 2020 Fun List,” and Tijana Ibrahimovic’s article detailing great outerwear for our country’s First Ladies. As always, Tijana, Cicily, and Carl bring our viewers lots of relevant fashion information, charm and humor. Enjoy “Fashion Reverie Talks” episode 6.

Season 1: Episode 5
Oct 18, 2020

“Fashion Reverie Talks” Episode 5 features our fashion news segment which includes the passing of Kenzo Takada, June Ambrose’s new job with Puma, and Nyle Dimarco’s new documentary “Deaf U.” Our cohosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels co-chair fall our 2021 New York Bridal Week round table which includes the bridal collections of Lihi Hod, Ines di Santo and VERDIN New York. This is also a lively discussion of ladies fall 2020 new fragrances with associate editor Cameron Rose and Cicily Daniels. And bringing up the rear this week, editor-in-chief William S. Gooch conducts a candid interview with R&B artist Russell Taylor as he talks about his new hit single “Wake Up.” True to form, this week’s episode is informative, thought provoking, and lively.

Season 1: Episode 4
Sep 30, 2020

In this 4th episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks,” co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels discuss the spring 2021 collections of Bibhu Mohaptra, Alice + Olivia, and Maxhosa. Tijana conducts a one-on-one interview with Deborah Sawaf, creative director of Thale Blanc Statements. And Carl Ayers interviews London Brown about his appearance in the third installation of “Tales from the Hood.” There is also a lively discussion about Ralph Lauren Corp. layoffs, Sean Combs collaboration with Missguided, and Lacosted ending their collaboration with rappers Romeo Elvis and Moha La Squale.

Season 1: Episode 3
Sep 11, 2020

In this third episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks,” our co-hosts Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels talk about Michael Kors’ voter registration iniative, Selena Gomez’s new beauty brand, and how the COVID-19 pandemic is causing some European designers to abandon the global fashion calendar, favoring to show their spring 2021 collections locally. Additionally, Kristopher Fraser expands on his his interviews with “Filthy Rich’s” wardrobe stylists Carol Cutshall and Danny Santiago with co-hosts Cicily Daniels. There is lots of humor, information, and all-around good time in this third episode.

Season 1: Episode 2
Sep 1, 2020

This episode of “Fashion Reverie Talks” incluces Fashion News Alerts–Jay Manuel’s new novel, “THe Wig, The Bitch, and The Wardrobe,” Michael Jordan’s sneakers auctioned at Chrystie’s and Michele Morrone’s New Gig at Guess. Segments include “The Return of Hood by Air,” “What Is Pre-Fall.” and “Celebrities with Great Style That Have New 2020 TV Shows.” “Fashion Reverie Talks” is hosted by Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels.

Season 1: Episode 1

Aug 23, 2020

This is Episode 1 of “Fashion Reverie Talks”. Co-hosts include Carl Ayers, Tijana Ibrahimovic, and Cicily Daniels. Subjects on Episode one is the passing of Kansai Yamamoto, “Social Protests Seen Through the Lens of Fashion,” “Self-Care in Times of Uncertainty and Protests”, and “Biweekly Styleout in Honor of Janet Jackson.” Associate editor Cameron Grey Rose and editor-in-chief William S. Gooch, III are guests editors on this first episode. Music by Bensound.