Tag: fashion news
Mary Quant 2023
Mary Quant passed away today. The 93 year old designer died at her home in Surrey. Famous for popularizing the mini skirt in the 1960’s Quant opened her store in London in 1955. Influential a defining look of a generation, the high hemlines brought sex appeal to the women of the world. Her Bazaar Shop […]
Logomania is OUT!
The end of an era, actually, a recycled trend that started a few years ago Logomania has moved from being Bling Chic to feeling dated. As the world continues to grapple with Covid and the Ukraine War, showing off a luxury purchase with a giant emblazoned logo seems a bit out of touch. I remember […]
This Time,, Jeremy
Another Fashion Earthquake shook the industry this week. Jeremy Scott, creative director of Moschino, departed from the Milan house. After a decade of creating merry whimsical designs mixed pop culture references, the Kansas City born announced his resignation. Four months after the Alessandro Michele’s shocking exit from Gucci. Jeremy was always good for the colorful, […]
Louis Vuitton Gets The Beat
Filling the shoes of Virgil Abloh was never going to be an easy job. The menswear designer made a mark in streetwear before heading Louis Vuitton mens line. Virgil was hitting a stride, the sudden death of the African American born creative head in 2021 shocked the fashion world. The French luxury house announced Pharrell […]
I KNEW IT!
I met London based Park Sohee in Milan during Fashion Week. I knew it, a new fashion designer star has emerged. Recently Park showed her Miss Sohee collection in Paris for Couture Week.
My first round picks from Couture Weeks from Paris. I am still looking over the images, my second round of picks are coming.
Musical Chair at Gucci
I need a crystal ball to keep up with the creative head resignations, musical chairs. The shocking news of designer Alessandro Michele departing Gucci reverberated through the fashion industry. Since 2015 the Rome born head was front of the center of the brand. Michele has been the Crown Prince of Modern Bling with collections primed […]
What’s Going On?
For out Before Tacky podcast we discuss what is happening in the fashion world. Reflecting these times of certainty brands, magazines and buyers chug along trying to figure out a right path. Lyn and Taiwo join the discussion from Milan and London.
Pitti Uomo Countdown
Today, we start the sixty day count down to Pitti Uomo in Florence. Having not attended since the lockdown, we are looking forward to the premiere menswear event starting January 10th.