If you spend time on social media, it should comes as no surprise that Gucci sits atop Lyst and the Business of Fashion‘s 2Q (April-May) hottest brand list, a conclusion based on “4.5 million data points per hour from over 65 million annual consumers.”
Italian luxury label Gucci is creating some exclusive items for Parisian department store Printemps as part of an exclusive, seven-week pop-up store opening on August 26, 2017. Marking the event, according to WWD, five of the store’s window will be decorated to resemble movie theaters that will project images of Gucci’s offerings.
Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane and his fiance Keyshia Ka’oir aka the Wopsters have announced plans for a BET reality show, mostly focused on the lead up to their wedding on October 17, 2017. An excited Ka’oir shared the news on social media, and wrote, “The WOPSTERS are officially a part of the @BET family !!! [read more]
Last week, a controversy was ignited over Gucci‘s resort collection, which included a puffy jacket that clearly was inspired by one Harlem designer Daniel Day aka Dapper Dan made for Olympian Diane Dixon. Push back on social media was intense, not only because the concept of appropriation is a very hot-button topic as of [read more]
Update: In response to the fracas, Gucci posted a photograph on Instagram acknowledging Daniel Day aka Dapper Dan’s influence on its puffy-sleeve jacket (below), shown in its resort 2018 collection. In addition, the label told the NY Times it has attempted to reach out to the designer to work on a collaboration.
Gucci dove deep into the history of Milan (its base of operations), for its resort 2018 presentation today (May 29, 2017), focusing in particular on the period known as the Italian Renaissance, a transitional period that began during the 14th century and lasted until the 16th century.
Described as the “heart of Gucci’s origins in [read more]
Gucci designer Alessandro Michele continues to collaborate with unexpected creatives, this time tapping British-born and New York-based illustrator Angelica Hicks to create a series of t-shirts featuring her colorful designs.
Tiitled “Gucci Geeks,” the collection includes eleven t-shirt designs, which are sold in a tin container that features the same illustration as the shirt.