Tag: gucci

  • Gucci Reset

    Gucci performed a reset this season at Milan Fashion Week. After the ouster of creative head Alessandro Michele, Naples born Sabato De Sarno took the lead of the legendary fashion house. Less bling, more sexy chic looks hit the runway with looks based on feminine seduction. Parent company Kering sounded alarm bells as sales slipped in key markets. Buyers no longer wanted flashy, […]

  • Musical Chair at Gucci

    Musical Chair at Gucci

    I need a crystal ball to keep up with the creative head resignations, musical chairs. The shocking news of designer Alessandro Michele departing Gucci reverberated through the fashion industry. Since 2015 the Rome born head was front of the center of the brand. Michele has been the Crown Prince of Modern Bling with collections primed […]

  • Gucci Bling from Paris

    Gucci Bling from Paris

    A Gucci Re See from Paris Fashion Week by photographer Brice Hardelin.

  • Gucci at Paris Fashion Week

    Gucci at Paris Fashion Week

    This year the Bling brand decided not to showcases in Milan but in Paris for Fashion Week.  A bit of a surprise!   A change of location but the same looks applied.  Creative Director Michele is not about the understated.  Get Noticed! Flaunt it if you got it!  Who cares about restraint.  Instagram is about […]

  • Has Gucci Gone Too Far?

    Has Gucci Gone Too Far?

    Has Gucci gone too far? A recent the New York Times article asked the question, “Is Gucci stylish or tacky?”  The answer could go in both ways according the perspective. Gucci embraced the modern. In many ways the looks reflect the “Selfie Times”.  See me! This is what I got! Instagram posting moment! Because life […]


    Alessandro Michele showed 107 looks this season inspired by gender fluidity, cartoon characters, Joan Collins shoulders pads, and Elton John.  All of these elements made for an electric collection crossing many lines. Black and Paper went to the Gucci Hub in Milan to get an up close and personal showing of the collection and pieces.  […]

  • A Gucci Gender

    Black and Paper went to the Gucci Hub in Milan  during Fashion Week to have a look at the look at the Spring 18 collection.  The theme was “Genderless”. Stay tuned for all the looks and our review.

  • 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 […]

  • A Quick Conversation

    Leandro Taub is a multi-disciplined artist born in Argentina.  His latest film, Endless Poetry, directed by Alejandro Jodorowsjy, debuted at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.  An autobiographical story set against the artistic movement of Chile. What is your roll in the film Endless Poetry? In the film, I play the best friend of Alejandro Jodorowsky […]