Tag: fashion trends

  • Paris Fashion Week Goes On

    Paris Fashion Week Goes On

    From Paris Fashion Week July 2024, some images from our visit in the city.

  • Is Paris the Same Place?

    Is Paris the Same Place?

    Traveling to Paris for Fashion Week can come across as glamour meets pretentious. However, for this visit, clothing was front and center. We hit some shows, but decided to focus on behind the scenes by getting the low down on the business and trends. Designers, press relations and stores gave us opinions on topics ranging […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • Phoebe Returns

    Phoebe Returns

    The fashion world’s Internet has been buzzing with the return of Phoebe Philo to the design realm with her eponymous brand. The British born designer, former head of Celine comes at the best time as buyers shift to quiet luxury. My first reaction, “yes!” Phoebe has made sexy chic with a big dose of class. […]

  • Soft Luxury Fashion Wink

    Soft Luxury Fashion Wink

    Luxury fashion buyers are forsaking flash for quiet luxury. I call this trend “the wink cause we know the cost of a piece.” Brunello Cucinelli continues to reap the benefits of the consumer shift to luxurious quality. According to business site Bloomberg, the Corciano, Italy based fashion house upgraded its sales forecasts after outpacing Gucci […]

  • The Trend for 24

    From New York to London to Milan and now Paris, there is a trend. After reviewing fashion weeks looks and pieces for Spring 24, there is definitely a change happening. Wearable styles without selfie friendly monograms are charging down the runways.

  • WHAT IS IT?

    Balenciaga. Balenciaga. Cristobal’s influential namesake brand was once a trailblazer of inspiring silhouettes and shapes. Today, not so sure what to make of the Paris label. The Shoulder Glove Bag is another gimmick to stand out. Ugly is my word for leather that more like a costume from a Talking Heads video. Demma Gvasalia continues […]

  • This Time,, Jeremy

    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, […]

  • 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 […]