Tag: what to wear

  • 400, not on my dime,

    NOPE! I cannot recommend paying $400 for a pair of sneakers made in who knows where. If I had asked my parents for pair when I was in the targeted buying group these trainers are targeted she would have responded “Not on my dime, McDonald’s is always hiring”. LVMH acquired American brand Tiffany & Co […]

  • Couture 2023

    Couture 2023

    My first round picks from Couture Weeks from Paris. I am still looking over the images, my second round of picks are coming.

  • 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.

  • At Pitti Uomo Jan 23

    At Pitti Uomo Jan 23

    My first Pitti Uomo after the lockdowns, opinion, good to be back, but you can’t go back. This time around in Florence the menswear event came across a bit melancolic. The parties were subdued. The number of dressed up peacocks was down. Moving from exhibitor to exhibitor feelings were high yet realistic. There were no […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • Now On My Radar

    Now On My Radar

    I got invited to an event from the Superdry’s public relations team to check out the store, look over the pieces and choose what I would like to wear. Who turns down free clothes?Admittingly, the brand was not on my radar. I met the team at their event in Florence at Pitti Uomo, yet for […]

  • Yong Talks Fashion

    In a conversation with Korean Fashion Designer Ko Tae Yong we speak about his influence and inspiration about fashion. Stay Tuned for the full interview.

  • Pitti Uomo Countdown

    Pitti Uomo Countdown

    Today, we start the sixty day count down to Pitti Uomo in Florence. Having not attended since the lockdown, we are looking forward to the premiere menswear event starting January 10th.