Month: November 2020

  • Black Friday in 2020

    Black Friday in 2020

    I ventured out on Saturday to check on the stores on Black Friday. In Alexander Platz the normal Christmas hustle and bustle was there but not overwhelming. Covid 19 worries kept many people away from the stores.

  • OOTD on a Budget

    I went to the Ingolstadt Outlet Center outside of Ingolstadt Germany. The 110 store center had pretty much all I wanted as a Bargain Hunter, designer stores with some very good prices. As a habitual shopper with less cash but a lot of ambition designer outlets are heaven sent. I have to stretch my “fabu […]

  • Beirut Stays The Course

    From France 24, Beirut’s fashion scene thrives in the middle of chaos.

  • Possessor, A New Cronenberg Arrives

    Possessor, A New Cronenberg Arrives

    During a partial lockdown my only entertainment is sitting in the living room in front of a screen. I got a screener link to Possessor. I knew a few details about the film from social media. The jarring one sheet poster meant this is a not a mainstream film.  Brandon Cronenberg is an apple who did […]

  • From Milan With LOVE Pt#3

    Black and Paper presents From Milan With Love by Flora Marcella Cusi with Gabi Thiam wearing Borsalino Hats and Colmar Outerwear. Stay Tuned for more from the series.

  • Styles on Vogue

    Fashion and music playing the gender bender or gender free game is not new. Let’s look back at David Bowie and Grace Jones, these two originals broke all the rules. Today, Harry Styles, the first solo man on the cover of Vogue USA has the right conservative movement up in arms. The always oozing appeal […]


    I interviewed Josh O’Connor at the Berlinale. The actor was new in the business. He has come along way. Mr. O’Connor stars in The Crown on Netflix.

  • Jil meets Uniqlo

    Jil meets Uniqlo

    Jil Sander collaborated with fast fashion brand Uniqlo. The Japanese clothing corporation turned to the Queen of Minimalism to boast sales this season. Judging by the sale outs in the Berlin stores. Success! I went to 4 local stores many pieces sold out. Asking the sales people, the same story, “lines before the openings” on […]

  • “Collective” Indicts

    After weeks of covering the build up to the US Presidential election then the actual voting and ensuing chaos I was in no mood for a heavy documentary. I got the screener for “Collective” from the press agency. My first impulse was to write my press contact to pass on the viewing. The past few […]

  • Pt2 From Milan With LOVE

    Pt2 From Milan With LOVE

    The next part from our From Milan With Love production shot by Flora Marcella Cusi. Model Gabi Thiam is wearing Hats by Borsalino and Coat by luxury brand Fay. Stay Tuned for Part 3