Sustainable Red Carpet
Sustainable Fashion on the Red Carpet is subject of the next podcast. For the Cannes Film Festival, fashion brand CRUBA made a VCR Tape Dress. How did the bold woven look get created for Actress Eugenia Kuzmina? Stay tuned for the Before Tacky Podcast.
Greta goes Barbie
Actress, Director Greta Gerwig’s BARBIE trailer has taken the Internet by storm. The Margort Robbie, Ryan Gosling lead flick hits cinemas this July 21st. Based on the iconic children’s doll, the trailer wowed professionals at CinemaCom, the Warner Bros release could be a summer blockbuster for the Sacramento born filmmaker.
Welcome Back ITB
The last time I attended the ITB Berlin happened in 2019. It’s been a few years, the world of travel has changed. Restrictions, lock downs and a war gave travelers reasons to ponder. March 2023, ITB Berlin welcomed back the tourism industry albeit on smaller scale. This time around, only professionals attended the three day […]
Personal Favs From The Berlinale
After the announcements of the main awards of this year’s Berlinale, other films also deserve recognition. In the Encounters section, The Klezmer Project was directed by Leandro Koch and Paloma Schachmann. Although it did not win (Here, by Bas Devos, took the prize), The duo’s work deserves stand-alone appraisal. Leandro, a frustrated Jewish wedding cameraman […]
A Balancing Act at the Berlinale #73
The 73rd Berlin International Film Festival is the first fully in-person Berlinale event since 2020. Before the festival, Executive Director Mariette Rissenbeek and Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian spoke about their objectives this year. Overcoming the impact of the pandemic and closer ties with the U.S. are two such challenges. Meanwhile, there has also been a […]
Still Riding in December
Woke up to snow in Berlin today. Does this mean it’s time to put the bike in the basement? I am going to try to delay the moment as long as I can. Dutch brand Maium makes outerwear for biking in challenging weather. The oversize coats can extend over the bike to protect hands and […]
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 […]
Winter has arrived
Winter finally arrived in Berlin. The first light snow hit the street.
Anyone For A Glass
Galeries Lafayette Berlin is having a bit of a celebration and all are invited, Festival of Wines. Harvest season ended recently, that means a lot of bottles to open. The French department in Berlin’s Mitte district is holding a festival. A great selection of reds, whites and sparkling were placed on the basement floor. Having […]
On Hunting Mushrooms
Today, there was a national holiday in Germany. The weather has changed to fall with trees adding splendid colors. Venturing to the forest an hour outside of Berlin, to Brandenberg, mushroom hunting is a popular past time. This month the fungi were few and far between in comparison to past years. Furthermore, the most noticeable […]