Lapo Elkann x Gucci

The famous Italian Gucci brand well-known for its pronounced taste for refinement, launches a unique Made to Measure capsule collection designed by Creative Director Frida Giannini and Lapo Elkann. This new exclusive collection refers to « Lapo’s Wardrobe » offering a real personalized, Made to Measure service for men. The range of exclusive luxury materials includes over … Continue reading

My MFW Pick: Gucci AW 2013

Frida Giannini gave us surprisingly demure silhouettes for Gucci’s AW 2013 collection with strict skirt suits, short jackets with rounded shoulders and cinched in waists, despite citing Allen Jones – The British pop-artist known for his erotic sculptures – as one of her sources of inspiration. The strong palette of black, deep fuchsia and peacock blue … Continue reading

Focus… Milan Fashion Week: Gucci SS 2013

Frida Giannini’s SS 13 collection was refreshingly simple, with clean silhouettes and a minimum of embellishment, opening Milan fashion week with a wardrobe perfect for Miami in the 70s. The volume came courtesy of the punchy tropical palette, undulating flat flamenco ruffles and oversized poet sleeves, loudly announcing Spring’s arrival with lean matched sets which … Continue reading

Focus… Gucci Menswear Collection SS 2013

Unlike most designers showing in Milan, Frida Giannini embraced a streamlined and refined style for the Gucci SS 2013 Menswear collection, choosing to put sportswear on the side. This translated into a collection filled with the pulled together look of a three-piece suit or a fitted double-breasted blazer, but always with a pair of classic … Continue reading

Focus… Spring Trend: the Golden Dress

The golden dress standard has been set, and this ornate hue speaks for itself. There were more than a few Spring ’12 variations to choose from. Marchesa presented rich metallic fringe, Emilio Pucci sent out luxe beaded minis, and Gucci offered up ’20s-inspired gold-infused pieces to start. And it wasn’t just the runways that were … Continue reading

Favourite… Spring Fragrances: the Flora Garden Collection by Gucci

Gucci has introduced its new fragrance collection a few days ago with five fresh, floral perfumes: Gorgeous Gardenia, Gracious Tuberose, Glamorous Magnolia, Generous Violet and Glorious Mandarin. The eau de toilette collection is inspired by Gucci’s renowned Flora pattern, with each of the five perfumes taking on the scent of a unique bloom found in the … Continue reading

Focus… Milan Fashion Week AW 2012: Gucci

Gucci set a dark, foreboding tone on the first day of Milan fashion week. Using chiaroscuro lighting, Frida Giannini submerged her models in the shadows only to let us them watch appear through panels of light as haunting Renaissance sirens. The show oozed dark glamour as the first of the models entered head to toe in black. Military … Continue reading