Month: February 2017

  • Rustic Colors

    Rustic Colors

    Damir Doma During Milan Fashion Week the Black and Paper visited the Damir Doma showroom  for a look at the brands latest collection. Mr. Doma stayed true to his brands philosophy  with a mixture of knitwear and leather materials this season combined with rebel shapes.  The Fall 2017 looks were dominated by rustic colors with […]

  • A Gucci Moment in Miland

    A Gucci Moment in Miland

    Black and Paper Re-See of the Gucci Fall 2017 Collection. The looks presented this season were inspired by the fantasies of Alessandro Michele.  There were 100 looks with many pieces ranging from oriental umbrellas to my personal favorite, sheer suits.  Feeling a bit like a couture collection, there were many rich details and embellishments, ranging […]

  • Milan Fashion Week

    Milan Fashion Week

    Black and Paper coverage in Milan.  Quick images and write ups from Milan Fashion Week.  Stay tuned for more coverage. Casadei-Mr. Casadi was tamed this season in a way but I liked the thigh high boots.   Ultrachic theme this season was Back to School with humor. Celebrating it’s 90th anniversary, Furla stayed with strength […]

  • GLAM Inspired!

    GLAM Inspired!

    Dubai based fashion brand AAVVA was founded in 2006 by Lebanese Ahmad Ammar and Brazilian Vincenzo Visciglia. The Black and Paper interview with Fashion Designers Ahmad and Vincenzo. How did you guys start in the fashion business? Ahmad: We met in 2011, while working on the same project in Dubai. That project was in our […]

  • The Final Call at the Berlinale

    The Final Call at the Berlinale

  • Berlinale Impressions

    My overall impression of the 67th Berlinale, weak, a festival that took itself too seriously while lacking strong films to make itself intriguing or exciting, leaning more on the pretentious side. Politics, politics, politics, and more politics mixed in with glooming subject matter material do not make a film festival important, especially if many of […]

  • Berlinale Winners

  • Berlinale Winners

    A lot of surprises this year from an unpredictable jury! Golden Bear Award for On Body and Soul Jury Prize Silver Bear for Felicite Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for Spoor Silver Bear Best for Aki Kaurismaki Silver Bear Actress for Kime Minhee Silver Bear Best Actor for Georg Friedrich Silver Bear for Best Screenplay […]

  • Berlinale-Alternative List

    David Mouriquand’s alternative list for the festival.

  • Berlinale-All the Reviews

    Film Critic David Mouriquand attended the 67th Berlinale, as a trusted creative colleague of the Black and Paper we value his opinions on features that ran for the ten day festival.