Month: April 2021

  • Before Tacky

    Part 2 of the Before Tacky Podcast with Italian Fashion Designer Piero Cividini and co-host Irene Serra. Click Below: Listen to Irene Serra’s single below My hat by Borsalino and Shirt by Van Laack from ThinkInc.

  • Alber Ebaz RIP

    I loved Alber’s work at Lanvin. The 59 year old designer passed from Covid 19 after a three week struggle with the virus.

  • My Van Moof Day

    Spring time arrived two weeks ago. Bicycle season season arrived in the city. This is the time of year I forgo the Metro to get around the city for my bike. I used a Van Moof tech bike for a day. What did I think? It is easy to fall in love with biking again. […]

  • On Floyd

    One of the few times in my life when I have known an American police officer has been found guilty of a killing a man in the open. The George Floyd video shocked a nation and the world. Office Chauvin’s knee on Floyd’s neck reminds all of the contempt law enforcement has for people of […]

  • Before Tacky

    Before Tacky Podcast, with co-host Irene Serra, talks to Piero Cividini about his approach to design and use of materials for his brand CIVIDINI. Click Below to see the talk. Please find Irene Serra’s single on Spotify. Stay Tuned for the feature on Irene. My Shirt by Van Laack, Hat by Borsalino.

  • Chat Cinema

    Chat Cinema podcast reviews the Danish feature Enforcement. A homage to the gritty anti-establishment films of the 70’s, what did we think? Click below to see our thoughts: Enforcement Directed by Anders Ølholm, Frederik Louis Hviid Starring Jacob Lohmann, Simon Sears Running Time: 108 Minutes. Language: In Danish with English Subtitles

  • Wine Country Franconia

    Wine Country Franconia

    A staycation this Easter 21, a trip to Wine country Germany. No tasting this year but we managed to get a picnic with some great landscape views.

  • Before Tacky talks 959

    Before Tacky talks 959

    I met Paolo Ferrari at a fashion trade show in Berlin. His sustainable bags made from reused seat belts struck me as chic. I have been a fan ever sense. Check out our Before Tacky interview with the Italian handbag designer behind the 959 brand. Paolo speaks about why and how he creates the brand’s […]