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12 Oct

Gucci Is Going Fur-Free

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Say goodbye to those fur-lined loafers.

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Following the takeover of those ubiquitous fur-lined backless loafers, Gucci is officially going fur-free, starting with its Spring 2018 collection. The announcement was made by CEO Marco Bizarri today during the 2017 Kering Talk at The London College of Fashion. After working with The Humane Society of the U.S. and LAV (an Italian-based animal welfare group), Gucci's joining of the Fur Free Alliance ensures the brand will stop all use of animal fur including mink, coyote, raccoon dog, fox, rabbit, karakul, and all other species specially bred or caught for fur. “Being socially responsible is one of Gucci’s core values, and we will continue to strive to do better for...
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21 Sep

7 Things To Know About Gucci’s Spring 2018 Show Today

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Gucci kicks off Milan Fashion Week with a multicultural show.

Alessandro Michele kicked off Milan Fashion Week today with Gucci's Spring 2018 collection. Celebrating a diverse mix of cultures, the show combined Indian, Aztec, and Egyptian influences, styled together as one mash-up, from the set down to the eclectic pieces. See all the highlights from the colorful show below.

1) The culturally-diverse space was based off an ancient map. According to Gucci's Instagram, the runway symbolized the Tiber River (which flows through Rome), while the backdrop was an early medieval structure and map featuring arches in Indian, Egyptian, and Aztec styles. Ancient Roman and Egyptian statues surrounded the show space.

The #GucciSS18 show space recounts diverse inspirations and aesthetics. The setting’s captions...
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12 Sep

Gucci Enlists Dapper Dan For Its New Campaign

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Fret not, fashion folk: all is well between Gucci and Dapper Dan! The Italian brand has just tapped the Harlem fashion icon for its men’s tailoring campaign.
Dan (real name Daniel Day) made a name for himself in the 1980s for his made-to-order designs that often re-appropriated logos from famous fashion houses. One of his most iconic pieces—a jacket with oversized sleeves featuring the Louis Vuitton logo—was re-worked by Alessandro Michele for Gucci’s cruise 2018 collection with the interlocking Gucci logo. This set off a firestorm of debate in the fashion world as to whether or not Michele had copied Dan.

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But Michele insisted that it was an homage, and that he was a huge fan of Dapper...
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7 Sep

Gucci, Dior, And Louis Vuitton Officially Ban Size-Zero Models

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Gucci, Celine, Louis Vuitton, and Dior are among brands who have pledged to abandon size-zero models. The promise forms part of a new charter created by luxury conglomerates LVMH and Kering, who own numerous luxury fashion houses. Female models will have to be a minimum French size 34 (a U.S. size 2) and a French 44 for men (extra small). Both companies have also agreed not use men or women under the age of 16 to model adult clothes. In addition, the charter pledged to make a dedicated psychologist or therapist available during working time. The BBC reports that models will also have to present a valid medical certificate to prove that they are fit for work. "We have the responsibility of building new standards...
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16 Aug

Rare Vintage: Hari Nef Plays Muse In These Stunning Shots

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Black-and-white photographs were hand-colored using watercolors and other types of dyes. Here, Estabrook painted on Nef's makeup, taking his inspiration from the following hues. Eyes: Gucci Magnetic Color Shadow Quad in Aquamarine Dream. Hair: Joico Instatint Temporary Color Shimmer Spray in Sapphire Blue. Dress: Gucci.

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Dan Estabrook

Hair: L'Oréal Paris Colorista Semi-Permanent Hair Color in Red. Dress and shoes: Gucci. Earrings and rings: Bulgari.

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Dan Estabrook

Lips: Burt's Bees Glossy Lipstick in Blush Ripple. Hair: It's a 10 Haircare Miracle Texture Fiber. Nails: Morgan Taylor Nail Lacquer in Heaven Sent. Dress: Valentino. Brooch (worn in hair): Tiffany & Co.

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Dan Estabrook
Face: Gucci Sheer Blushing Powder in Tulip Blossom. Lips: Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lipstick in...
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10 Aug

Dakota Johnson, Hari Nef And Petra Collins Star In Gucci’s Dreamy New Fragrance Campaign

Dakota Johnson, Hari Nef and Petra Collins for Gucci Bloom. Photo: Glen Luchford/Gucci

Bloom serves as Alessandro Michele's first women's scent for the label.

After much anticipation following a New York City launch event back in May, the campaign for Gucci Bloom, Alessandro Michele's first women's scent for the label, is finally here — and damn, does it deliver. The series of dreamy photos, which the Italian house rolled out on Instagram on Tuesday, depict Dakota Johnson, Hari Nef and Petra Collins (What. A. Trio.) standing serenely in a lush garden and wearing head-to-toe Gucci florals, of course. The campaign, photographed by Gucci favorite Glen Luchford in New York City, was inspired by "urbanity and how scent can be a way to travel somewhere that does not exist, that is purely imagined," according to a statement from Michele. "It's a surreal idea of wearing a garden." In...
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20 Jul

Gucci’s Urban Garden

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When Alessandro Michele and I meet at his hotel in New York’s SoHo, after what has already been a long workday for him, he tells me that he almost added another layer to the day: On the way here, his people had to talk him out of taking a detour to de Vera, one of the many antiques stores he knows and adores in the city. “I mean, if you are a collector,” he says, “you find things everywhere. Also, if you go outside just to the pharmacy, you come back with something. It’s like you are a prisoner inside a bit of a dream. If I have one minute, I take my iPad and I spy everywhere.” Michele is a...
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19 Jul

Gucci Is Launching A Travel App

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Alessandro Michele is making the most of his time at Gucci. Just five days after announcing the launch of a 32-piece range of homewear called Gucci Decor, the creative director has outlined plans for a new initiative called Gucci Places. The latter is an online tool that will allow users to to explore various locations around the world that have inspired elements of design throughout the house’s 96-year history. Slated to be made available through Gucci’s dedicated App this Fall, the new platform will shed light on the meaning behind the motifs and historic locales that have become synonymous with Michele’s collections. Each Gucci Place will be unveiled individually, and while some will be well known, there are others that will...
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20 Jun

Girls Who Wear Glasses

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Whether they suffer from astigamitism or just really like a pair of wire frames, opticals are the accessory for now. Embrace nerd-chic and see the envy-inducing ladies who wear four-eyes well—from the models on Gucci's fall catwalk to the latest crop of supers.

1 So Sev

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Bella Hadid goes retro in clear gold aviators.

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2 A Subtle Tint

Go the transition lenses route a la Cara Delevingne in light blue shades.

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3 Get Around Girl

Emily Ratajkowski is the rare real deal who has gone this far without Lasik and she has the cool round glasses to prove it. Get the look now: Prism glasses, $180,...
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31 May

4 Things To Know About Gucci Resort 2018

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Over Memorial Day Weekend the fashion set took to Florence, Italy for the Gucci Cruise 2018 show. Here's everything you need to know, from a Donald Glover spotting to the new way Gucci is being spelled.

The show took place in the Palatine Gallery of the Palazzo Pitti in Florence

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COURTESY OF GUCCI BY RONAN GALLAGHER

A mixed bag of front row fixtures came out to support

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Dakota Johnson, Stella Banderas, Salma Hayek, and Grace Johnson / GETTY
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So lovely hanging out with @eltonjohn and @davidfurnish at #gucci cruise fashion show in #florence. Me encanto pasar tiempo con Elton y David en Florencia y ver juntos el desfile de modas de Gucci #fashion Salma Hayek Pinault(@salmahayek)님의 공유 게시물님, 2017 5월 30 오전 5:47...
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