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 […]
When Mail Was FUN!
Before Amazon and shopping online, mail order catalogs dominated the long distanced retail landscape. Buyers browsed pages for merchandise before purchasing. Specialty catalogs rose from the advent of targeting certain customers. International Male was one such catalog. The menswear label from INTERNATIONAL MALE launched in 1976 from a beach shack in San Diego. Founder Gene […]
Sustainable Red Carpet
Sustainable Fashion on the Red Carpet is subject of the next podcast. For the Cannes Film Festival, fashion brand CRUBA made a VCR Tape Dress. How did the bold woven look get created for Actress Eugenia Kuzmina? Stay tuned for the Before Tacky Podcast.
Karl & The Met in the New Gilded Age
Karl Lagerfeld took front and center at the Met Gala 2023. KARL LAGERFELD:A LINE OF BEAUTY was the theme of fashion’s biggest Red Carpet. The legendary German helmed the luxury house Chanel for 37 years. Vogue editor Anna Wintour along with co-hosts Rodger Federer, Dua Lipa, Michaela Coel and Penelope Cruz brought the glitz and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Driving, Need An Accessory
Check out the quick style tip from Andrea Muzzuca of The Outlierman.
What Goes Into Making An Amazing Hat
The second part of the Before Tacky Podcast with Borsalino Head of Styling Jacopo Politi and Actress Eugenia Kuzmina talk about the Headwear design and what goes into making an amazing hat.
Logomania is OUT!
The end of an era, actually, a recycled trend that started a few years ago Logomania has moved from being Bling Chic to feeling dated. As the world continues to grapple with Covid and the Ukraine War, showing off a luxury purchase with a giant emblazoned logo seems a bit out of touch. I remember […]