Tag: fashion news

  • 959 Bags Redone

    959 Bags Redone

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

  • Pitti Uomo 2024

    Pitti Uomo 2024

    From Pitti Uomo 2024, style consultant Taiwo talks about fashion trends and styles. What should men wear this year? Click below to listen to the Before Tacky Podcast conversation.

  • Dior comes to TV

    Dior comes to TV

    The New Look, a collection that revolutionized the fashion world. After years of fabric rationing during and after War World 2, clothing conditions were based on functionality, practicality. In 1947 a French designer broke away from the past by setting a new course. Christian Dior introduced a collection based on long skirts flowing from tiny […]

  • When is it TOO MUCH?

    When is it TOO MUCH?

    “Luxury bags make your life more pleasant, make you dream, give you confidence, and show your neighbors you’re doing well.” Karl Lagerfeld Luxury fashion brands decided going up is better than going down. Prices have increased on aspirational pieces. Chanel bags are now twenty percent more. The controversial Speedy Bag from Louis Vuitton menswear head […]

  • Conde Nast does it AGAIN!

    Conde Nast does it AGAIN!

    Yet again, this time around 5% or around 300 people will get pink slips from Conde Nast’s 5,500 employees. As the New York based publishing house takes “death by a 1,000 cuts” road to profitability, I am starting to get the feeling perhaps it is not the patient but the doctors in charge of treatment. […]

  • A Fashion Week Builder

    A Fashion Week Builder

    Bauyrzhan Shadibekov talks about Visa Fashion Week Almaty. The CEO discusses the elements of putting together a new professional fashion event from the Eurasia capital. On this episode of the Before Tacky podcast get all the details of an emerging creative style scene.

  • Where Alpaca Meets Climate Change

    Where Alpaca Meets Climate Change

    An article in The Guardian tells the story of the effects of climate change on Alpaca breeders in Peru. In a past episode of Chat Cinema we also spoke about environmental consequences on the precious fashion textile. Utama, from director Alejandro Loayza Grisi is a film on a life under threat.

  • Gucci Reset

    Gucci performed a reset this season at Milan Fashion Week. After the ouster of creative head Alessandro Michele, Naples born Sabato De Sarno took the lead of the legendary fashion house. Less bling, more sexy chic looks hit the runway with looks based on feminine seduction. Parent company Kering sounded alarm bells as sales slipped in key markets. Buyers no longer wanted flashy, […]

  • Pharrell on the Paris Catwalk

    Pharrell on the Paris Catwalk

    Pharrell’s Louis Vuitton menswear collection debuted on a spectacular scale. The Pont Neuf bridge was the setting for the musician, now a full-time fashion designer, to show off his version of luxury looks. Virigil Abhloh’s death left a big hole to fill. When the Virginia native was made head of the famed house in February, […]

  • Edward Enninful is IN & OUT

    Edward Enninful is IN & OUT

    Edward Enninful, Vogue’s first person of color Editor-in-Chief has moved to another position at the publishing house. It was a sort of a shocking announcement, with the usual “thank you for your support” and other clichéd niceties. The Ghanaian born’s new title is “global creative and cultural advisor” for the publishing house. That is a […]