Talking about Hats
Before Tacky Episode talks about Hats with a man who is an expert on the subject, Jacopo Politi, Head of Styling for Italian label BORSALINO. Co-Host Eugenia Kuzmina discuss the history, details and influences of the creative leader.
I met Flora Cusi during Milan Fashion Week in September 19. The young bag designer debuted her new bag collection and brand, Yosono, to press and buyers. Engaging with new designers is always exciting because of the enthusiasm. Lastly, the chance to watch the person grow is rewarding. I hope she makes it. I […]
A New Concept
As the shopping experience changes, so must retail reinvent itself to stay relevant. On a recent visit to Paris I decided to pay a visit to the new Galeries Lafayette on Champs Elysee. The great boulevard’s stores have changed. In the 90’s this former Virgin Records Super Store offered every genre of music. I discovered […]
MFW Paciotti Presentation
An interesting presentation feminine, sensual. Albeit, sadly, the shoe designs lacked the “oomph factor”.
IFA Berlin 2019 starts on Wednesday September 19th. Today, we cannot live without tech devices. Twenty Four hour connectivity is a lifestyle. Gadgets require add ons. Items for carrying around or plugging in. Today’s tech can make style statements with colours, shapes the same as shoes and bags. Powerbanks, cables, carrying cases, and more can […]
Inspired by Opera
I met Rory Hutton in London at Fashion Week Men, a mens accessories designer with a background in illustration. For me, it is always inspiring to meet a person in fashion who is serious about his work, and can have a conversation about the future of his brand, fast forward to a recent email telling […]
Press Days Munich
Munich Press Days was more about luxury and international brands. Given the cities proximity to Paris and Milan, many labels present their collections and pieces to the international press and media based in Germany.
Getting the Perfect Watch
How to pick the perfect watch? Style? Make? With a so many makes and brands it is understandable to feel a bit overwhelmed. Jess Miller provides Black and Paper reader’s tips on buying the perfect watch this gift giving season. Choosing The Ideal Watch Type There’s no fixed favorite among the different types of watch. […]
The Unusual chic style of Borbonese Bags from Milan Fashion Week.
959 A Black and Paper Recommendation.
I have been a fan of Italian brand 959 from the first time I saw their collection in Berlin at a fashion trade show. Designer Pablo Ferrari upcycles car seat belts into unique stylish bags. I have two, whenever I use one there are many compliments and questions because of the eye catching design. As […]