Monday, August 29, 2016
 Nick Verreos--"Patterning from a Basic Drape"--"Fashion School With Nick Verreos" YouTube Video

Here is my next "Fashion School With Nick Verreos" YouTube video, entitled "Patterning from a Basic Drape". This video is a follow-up to Draping a Basic Bodice. In this video, I walk you through how to make the pattern from your Basic Bodice Drape.
Friday, August 26, 2016
"A Passion For Fashion" Worldwide Book Launch TV Press--Nick Verreos with KTLA's Gayle Anderson and Stephanie Himonidis of Telemundo "Acceso Total" TV Show

This past Tuesday was the WORLDWIDE Official Book Launch of my new book "A Passion For Fashion: Achieving Your Fashion Dreams One Thread at a Time". I was honored to have my Official Launch at FIDM Museum and FIDM Museum Shop (will have a RECAP here of that in an upcoming blog post!). Before the launch even began, I did several fun TV segments promoting the official launch of my book, my latest NIKOLAKI gowns, and some fabulous draped dresses, sketches and my PASSION as a FIDM Alumn...
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Synchronized Style Divas: Rio 2016 Olympics Synchronized Swimming Teams

The finals of the Rio 2016 Olympics Synchronized Swimming competition occurred this past week. Earlier, I discussed my FAVORITE swimsuits/costumes for the Duets competitions HERE and now, naturally, it is time for the Teams...

Aquatic Princesses: I love Synchronized Swimming because of A) the AMAZINGLY precise synchronization of their swimming; B) I'm a fan of these two words "Aquatic Ballet" and C) I love anything involving a pool and more importantly sparkly Couture-worthy swimsuits/costumes. So, here are my favorite Rio 2016 Olympics Synchronized Swimming Team Swimsuits, in no particular order:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
 Mermaids, Bollywood, Skeletons...Yep! It's Olympics Synchronized Swimming Costumes!--Rio 2016 Olympic Games Synchronized Swimming Duets

One of my FAVORITE events to watch during the Summer Olympics--besides Gymnastics of course!--is Synchronized Swimming. Naturally, it is because of those bright, sparkly swimsuits! (Oh and yes, those AMAZINGLY synchronized routines!). Now, we have heard (and read) all about the Olympic Gymnastics leotards and how expensive they are. According to this report, they can take as many fittings as a wedding dress and the competition (really sparkly ones!) can cost up to $1200. Frankly, I would charge much more--all those Swarovski crystals, all those fittings, but that's just me! What I am here to discuss today is the Rio 2016 Olympics Synchronized Swimming Duets costumes and some of my favorites. Now, if the gymnastics leotards cost upwards of $1,000, I would assume these numbers have to cost upwards of $2,000!!! here are some of my favorites:
JOIN ME NEXT TUESDAY AUGUST 23rd for the WORLDWIDE Launch of my new Book "A Passion For Fashion" at the FIDM Museum Shop. I am so happy to have my Official Book Launch Event at FIDM!! Join me for a day of Book Signing, Meet & Greet plus much, much more, including a display of my NIKOLAKI Red Carpet gowns, Sketching and Draping Demos and Book Reading...

*Everyone is invited!
*One Day Only Introductory Book Price of $16
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Form Fab: Nick Verreos "Fashion School With Nick Verreos" "Fundamentals of Fashion Forms" on YouTube 

Hi guys!! If you have been following my new "Fashion School With Nick Verreos" YouTube Channel, I have a new video for you!! It's called "Fundamentals of Fashion Forms" and involves me discussing...what else? Fashion Forms! Yes, this video is all about the forms that all Fashion School students use as well as Fashion Designers, Drapers, Patternmakers and really, anyone who wants to create fashion!
Monday, August 15, 2016
 FIDM San Francisco Open House Nick Verreos Appearance and "A Passion For Fashion" Book Signing

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of flying to San Francisco--my old stompin' grounds (yes kids, I grew up in the Bay Area following my time in Caracas Venezuela!)--for a "Special Appearance" at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising/FIDM San Francisco Open House. The FIDM Open House is a day for anyone interested in a career in Fashion Design, Styling, Apparel Manufacturing, Visual Merchandising and so much more and see what it is like to be a student at the college.
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