Tag: fashion news

  • On Change in Fashion

    On Change in Fashion

    Change is inevitable, in the fashion business, change is often.  The news from New York took the industry by surprise.  Calvin Klein announced the appointment of Veronica Leoni as creative head, the female to lead he label.  The brand plans to return to the runway schedule.  Why this change of strategy?   Parent company owner PVH […]

  • Going Green Tech

    Going Green Tech

    Green Tech Berlin arrived with 200 exhibitors showcasing products and services. The two day fair is a place to learn about products and services tackling carbon zero and sustainability challenges with fresh ideals. German automotive company presented a mini concept car made from recycled and 3-D printed materials.  The 240hp was made by twelve interns […]

  • What are the answers?

    A few questions to ask. Today it is hard to answer because of media overload and desperate attention seeking. What is ELEGANCE in 2024? Why does modern style lack NUANCE? Has glamour become a CIRCUS? Is fashion inspiring or SILLY? What’s the definition of Celebrity OVEREXPOSURE?

  • Talley’s Chiffon Trenches

    Talley’s Chiffon Trenches

    I finally read Andre Leon Talley’s book The Chiffon Trenches, the fashion authority’s memoir published in 2020.  The Brown University graduate shows his gift of flowery as well melodramatic language describing his pioneering life in the fabulous  stratosphere.  However, therein lies the problem with the book.  The author weaving the tales got tangled in the […]

  • Fashion’s TOPSY TURVY

    As the fashion world moves along its topsy turvy twists and turns, the latest news makes a person’s head shake. MET GALA The MET Gala is coming up.  The New York City Soiree is the Red-Carpet event for the rich and famous.  Anne Wintour’s grand showcase is where fashion labels pay a celebrity to show […]

  • On New Looks from Brett Johnson

    Menswear Fashion Designer Brett Johnson returns as a guest to the Before Tacky Fashion podcast. The head of the Milan based brand will talk about his latest collection and the state of men’s style.

  • Fashion at 0331

    Fashion at 0331

    At Milan Fashion Week in the HUB, start-up label 0331 had a display in the new designers section. The Milan creative collectives started the brand with sustainable practices, up-cycling used denim to new forms.

  • Milan 2

    Milan 2

    Here is the second part of our Milan Fashion Week coverage.

  • Milan Was About Less Is More

    Milan Was About Less Is More

    Some images from Milan Fashion Week. Check back here for complete coverage

  • 959 Bags Redone

    959 Bags Redone

    From Pitti Uomo a Before Tacky quick talk with Paolo Ferrari about his new bags for 959.