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The Ellen McArthur Foundation releases book on circular design
The Ellen McArthur Foundation has released a book called Circular Design for Fashion. Focused on promoting circular design within the fashion world, it brings together brands and influential leaders in fashion to inspire a transformation within the industry. The book shares the stories of fashion leaders such as Gabriela Hearst, Marine Serre,...
14 hours ago
Balenciaga to launch metaverse business unit
If there was any doubt luxury brands are digitally lagging behind the rest of the fashion industry, Balenciaga is shattering perceptions. The Kering-owned Maison announced on Thursday it has created a separate team dedicated to the metaverse and to explore the economic opportunities that lie in this yet untapped digital realm. The announcement...
2 Dec 2021
Podcast: Gucci and Balenciaga on The Hacker Project
In this episode of the Gucci podcast, Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele and Balenciaga creative director Demna Gvasalia have discussed their recent collaboration on The Hacker project. Listen to the podcast below. Source: Gucci Podcast via Spotify Photo credit: Image: Gucci Podcast via SoundCloud
30 Nov 2021
The heirs of Italian fashion house Gucci on Monday threatened
The heirs of Italian fashion house Gucci on Monday threatened to take legal action over Ridley Scott's new film "House of Gucci" for depicting members of the family as "hooligans". The movie, which is already picking up Oscar buzz, stars Lady Gaga as Patrizia Reggiani, who was convicted of having fashion heir Maurizio Gucci (played by Adam...
30 Nov 2021
Will the new House of Gucci film boost the brand's fashion sales?
As House of Gucci premieres in theatres around the globe, the film has brought a renewed interest and halo effect onto the Italian luxury house, especially to the fashion of its halcyon days. After endless promotion, interviews and media reports, the film’s stars - Lady Gaga as Patrizia Reggiana who infamously had her husband murdered, and Adam...
29 Nov 2021
The Fashion Awards to honour Gucci’s Alessandro Michele
The British Fashion Council has confirmed that Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele will be honoured with the Trailblazer Award at The Fashion Awards 2021, taking place on November 29 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The Trailblazer Award was introduced at The Fashion Awards in 2018 as one of the special recognition accolades,...
24 Nov 2021
The story of Gucci: murder, sex and lots of fashion
Hardly any other fashion house has experienced as many ups and downs as Gucci in its hundred-year history. The main characters in this drama: Guccio Gucci, Maurizio Gucci, Tom Ford, Alessandro Michele - as well as sex, drugs, and scandals. On the occasion of the centenary of the House of Gucci, explore the history of the Italian fashion brand,...
23 Nov 2021
The Balenciaga and Gucci Hacker Project has dropped, complete with faux vandalised windows
With Gucci’s name spray painted graffiti style on Balenciaga’s boutique windows, it is easy to be confused which brand’s store one is in. Welcome to the Balenciaga and Gucci Hacker Project Series, which came full circle this week when the collaborative collection hit the shops. The ersatz vandalised windows, a savvy merchandising and marketing...
19 Nov 2021
Fashion leaders talk post-pandemic strategy at Pambianco Summit
Leaders of the fashion industry came together for the 26th Pambianco-PwC Fashion Summit, entitled ‘The fashion industry and new paradigms’, hosted in Milan. Participants from the likes of Gucci, Zalando and Moncler took to the stage of the Italian Stock Exchange, covering subject matters from digital acceleration to research priorities, in...
18 Nov 2021
Gucci to show at Milan Fashion Week
After two years off the traditional fashion calendar, Gucci is making a monumental return to Milan Fashion Week. Gucci will be debuting its latest collection at MFW in February. Gucci has already promised to stage two additional shows after that in 2022 in late spring and September. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gucci had shifted to...
16 Nov 2021
Lady Gaga shares her animal inspiration for Gucci film role
Lady Gaga has revealed she had some big cat inspiration for her murderous turn as a jilted ex-wife in the new movie "House of Gucci". Her performance as Patrizia Reggiani, who had fashion heir Maurizio Gucci (played by Adam Driver) assassinated in the 1990s, is already picking up Oscar buzz. And in a press conference ahead of the film's release...
16 Nov 2021
Squid Game’s Lee Jung Jae announced as Gucci global brand ambassador
Lee Jung jae, of Squid Game fame, has been announced as Gucci’s newest global brand ambassador. Also joining the brand as an ambassador is actress Shin Min-a, known for her roles in My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox and A Love To Kill. Lee Jung jae plays the main character Seong Gi-Hun on the Netflix series Squid Game, and recently attended the...
11 Nov 2021