Tag: style report

  • Detroitissimi and Fashion

    Detroit, The Motor City, is famous for cars and manufacturing. The once industrial hub of America home to once corporate automobile giants General Motors, Ford and Chrysler is reinventing itself with creative industries. Detroitissimi at Pitti Uomo showcased the cities top fashion heads. BM-AC, Bosweel Millinery, Detroit Denim, Deviate, High’s Adventure Gear, K. Walker Collective, […]

  • Inspiration from a TMI Moment

    Inspiration from a TMI Moment

    A person never knows when or why an inspiring time will trigger an idea: looking at a painting, hearing a piece of music or from a TMI moment. Everton McDougall got triggered to start his brand Haus by Everton from a frank conversation. The Toronto native needed comfortable and stylish home gear during the lockdown. […]

  • Rent Not Buy This Season

    Rent Not Buy This Season

    There is a fashion option of renting over buying this holiday season. Check out our Podcast series Before Tacky on WeDress Collective.

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • I KNEW IT!

    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.

  • The New from 959

    Paolo Ferrari’s sustainable handbag brand 959 debuted a new collection at Pitti Uomo in Florence. A wider range of styles and materials all made from up-cycled materials. Check out the Before Tacky podcast

  • Did anyone say “PEACOCK”?

    Did anyone say “PEACOCK”?

    Pitti Uomo January 2023 was all about the menswear but not only on the display racks. A living fashion show goes on around the events with many of “Peacocks” on display in their best threads. Getting a pose for the camera,the always willing.

  • Milan Fashion Week Men 2023

    Milan Fashion Week Men 2023

    A somber Milan Mens Fashion Week. Stay tuned for all my coverage and Before Tacky Podcast.

  • There is a Difference

    “Fashions fade, style is eternal.” —Yves Saint Laurent There is a difference between fashion and style. An earlier conversation I had involved explaining even if a person has a closet full of name brand clothing, a person can have no style.