Category: Fashion

  • Couture 2023

    Couture 2023

    My first round picks from Couture Weeks from Paris. I am still looking over the images, my second round of picks are coming.

  • The New from 959

    Paolo Ferrari’s sustainable handbag brand 959 debuted a new collection at Pitti Uomo in Florence. A wider range of styles and materials all made from up-cycled materials. Check out the Before Tacky podcast

  • Did anyone say “PEACOCK”?

    Did anyone say “PEACOCK”?

    Pitti Uomo January 2023 was all about the menswear but not only on the display racks. A living fashion show goes on around the events with many of “Peacocks” on display in their best threads. Getting a pose for the camera,the always willing.

  • At Pitti Uomo Jan 23

    At Pitti Uomo Jan 23

    My first Pitti Uomo after the lockdowns, opinion, good to be back, but you can’t go back. This time around in Florence the menswear event came across a bit melancolic. The parties were subdued. The number of dressed up peacocks was down. Moving from exhibitor to exhibitor feelings were high yet realistic. There were no […]

  • Milan Fashion Week Men 2023

    Milan Fashion Week Men 2023

    A somber Milan Mens Fashion Week. Stay tuned for all my coverage and Before Tacky Podcast.

  • An Actress in Paris

    An Actress in Paris

    For actress, comedian and model Eugenia Kuzmina Paris is a set. During her time in the City of Lights while performing on stage Eugenia showed off a few couture pieces with famed photographer Vladimir Sichov. Eugenia can be see in the upcoming films OPERATION FORTUNE and ASSASSIN with Bruce Willis.

  • Westwood The Original

    Legendary fashion designer Vivienne Westwood passed away December 29th. Known for bringing punk elegance to high fashion Westwood never followed trends, instead setting them with avant-garde pieces and silhouettes. A TRUE ORIGINAL in the fashion world.

  • Awards + Uncertainty

    Awards + Uncertainty

    This Award Season reflects life, uncertainty. Trying to decipher a front runner in the race has confounded critics and filmgoers. Tar and Everything Everywhere All at Once seem sure bets as does Braden Fraser and Ke Huy Quan are nods bets. Cate Blanchette, Michelle Yeoh and Danielle Deadwyler for the little seen Till are front […]

  • COUNTDOWN-Mens Week

    COUNTDOWN-Mens Week

    Milan Fashion Week Men starts on January 13th 2023. What is going to be the latest trend from the Italian city? A bit curious, I have not been to a mens week event since 2019. I am not just writing this cause of all the masculine models or encountering the sometimes “GROUCHY” press agents. Mens […]

  • There is a Difference

    “Fashions fade, style is eternal.” —Yves Saint Laurent There is a difference between fashion and style. An earlier conversation I had involved explaining even if a person has a closet full of name brand clothing, a person can have no style.