Tag: Fashion Week

  • The Tropes for, Success?

    The film American Fiction depicts a writer fed up with racial tropes. Frustrated novelist Monk writes a book with outlandish African American characters. Too his horror, the work is a bestseller. Why would I sympathise with Monk? Because I understand his bewilderment. Life is stranger than fiction. Being a person of color in any business […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • Yoshiki on Fashion

    Yoshiki had a presentation at Paris Fashion Week. The musician showed his 2024 collection of kimonos and other pieces. What does the musician think of fashion?

  • 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.

  • 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, […]

  • A Style History

    The history of wearing a hat and why from Simone at Borsalino Milan.

  • Fashion Reviews

    Fashion Reviews

    Fashion Season is here with the big runway shows from the capital cities of style showing off their newest collections. Looking over the designs, we have some opinions. Before Tacky is coming soon.

  • Quiet As It Goes

    Monograms are out. Quiet and soft are in. Fall 2023 has arrived, the looks for the up coming season focuses on not being a walking fashion brand billboard. The exact time of this style transformation escapes me but be warned, having BALENCIAGA on your chest is déclassé. Menswear returned to a more classical approach. Gender […]

  • Y Champagne, Why Not?

    Y Champagne, Why Not?

    Superstar Yoshiki and Pommery Champagne held a launch event in Berlin at the top of the Waldorf Astoria. The musician collaborated with the house for a luxury sparkling wine based on his passion for bubbly. For this Before Tacky episode we spoke to Japanese musician about when he drinks Champagne and some quick words on […]