Tag: Accessory

  • Louboutin Speaks

    France 24 interviews master of shoe designer Christian Louboutin.  A new exhibition on his designs opened in Paris.  

  • Borsalino @ MFW

    Borsalino @ MFW

    A hat is always an elegant accessory.   I attended the Borsalino presentation at Milan Fashion Week.  Each one makes a personal statement.  Check out the pieces.  

  • Sergio Rossi

    I attended the Sergio Rossi presentation during Milan Fashion Week.  For  Fall 2019 the Italian shoe label went for statement footwear.  Knee high boots and red pumps formed part of the collection.   

  • Lux not Overdone

    Valextra, the Italian handbag maker produces pieces based on luxury not overstated flash.  Each bag makes a statement.   I have been a fan of the brand for many seasons.  The brand is a favourite of Oprah Winfrey.  Checkout the video from Milan Fashion Week.

  • Enchanted Luxury

    Sponsored by Canon Germany  Luxury brand Serapian invited me to their presentation during Milan Fashion Week. The setting impressed me.  I wondered if a certain Hollywood actress would come down the marble stair case.   A quick look at the Serapian collection. These are classic pieces that will be in style for a long time. 

  • Fanny Pack,,Not!

    The fanny pack has become a luxury brand staple. An accessory once regulated to streetwear to brands like Nike and Puma. Luxury makers have recently picked on the trend by introducing their own versions. Louis Vuitton’s 1500 euro item sets the standard in the fashionista category. My opinion: I will never own one.   Do […]

  • Furla for 2019

    Furla for 2019

    An impressive presentation from luxury bag brand Furla at Milan Fashion Week, what was my opinion?  Creative Director Fabio Fusio based this bag collection on cities and gender neutrality.  

  • Lust Looks Great!

    Lust Looks Great!

    If lust for a bag is wrong.  I do not want to be right.  I want the bag.  I am a fan of the Loewe Puzzle XI Bag. Its cube shape has intrigues me from the first time I saw it. Why? When it comes to a bag there is no reason, no logic, only […]

  • Borsalino


    Hats are debonair for men, the ultimate charm or dramatic accessory for women. Borsalino has been making hats since 1857. The brand’s most famous is the one worn by Humphrey Bogart in the final scene of the film classic “Casablanca”. Black and Paper viewed the latest collection of head pieces in Milan during Fashion Week […]

  • BE Stylish, BE Comfortable.

    BE Stylish, BE Comfortable.

    Inspired by the Spanish lifestyle of classic refinement fashion designer Silva Lago created a shoe brand for the modern woman appreciating comfort but wanting style. An exclusive Black and Paper interview with Silva Lago. Why did you want to design shoes? Silvia Lago was born out a personal need. I couldn’t find shoes that were […]