Gucci’s Pre-Fall 2019 Campaign Is an Updated Homage to Ancient Greek Life

Alessandro Michele’s fascination with the old world continues.Gucci Pre-Fall 2019 campaign. Photo: Courtesy of GucciGucci’s Creative Director Alessandro Michele is continuing his dialogue with the old world in the brand’s Pre-Fall 2019 campaign, shot at the ruined temples of the Selinunte Archaeological Park in Sicily.The campaign, photographed by Glen Luchford, pays homage to the ancient […]

ICYMI: Wrapping Up London Fashion Week and The Best From Milan

A must-read roundup of our most popular stories of the week. You’re welcome.Sure, we’re all glued to our phones/tablets/laptops/watches that barely tell time, but even the best of us miss out on some important #content from time to time. That’s why, in case you missed it, we’ve rounded up our most popular stories of the […]

Alessandro Michele Taps Into Social Identity for Gucci’s Fall 2019 Collection

It’s a far cry from his previous inspiration of Hollywood glitz and glamour.Looks from the Gucci Fall 2019 collection. Photo: Imaxtree All eyes have been on Gucci over the course of February. Since the release (and takedown) of a controversial “blackface” sweater, the Italian house has been going through it: social media outrage, reprimand from collaborator Dapper […]

ICYMI: A Mess at Phillipp Plein, The Best of The Best Street Style & Dry Shampoo for Fine Hair

A must-read roundup of our most popular stories of the week. You’re welcome.Sure, we’re all glued to our phones/tablets/laptops/watches that barely tell time, but even the best of us miss out on some important #content from time to time. That’s why, in case you missed it, we’ve rounded up our most popular stories of the […]

Gucci’s Concrete Plan Towards More Diversity Involves Immediate Design Hires

The luxury house will put multiple, long-term initiatives into action, as well as create a new role — global director for diversity and inclusion — within its New York City headquarters.Gucci shop at Dover Street Market Los Angeles. Photo: Courtesy Eric StaudenmaierAfter holding Gucci accountable for its controversial “blackface sweater,” Dapper Dan met with Gucci’s corporate team […]

Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri Cares About Diversity, but Does He Really Get It?

Bizzarri opened up about Gucci’s blackface controversy during a talk in New York this week, but wasn’t able to completely assuage concerns.Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele with brand CEO and President Marco Bizzarri. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesWhen Gucci President and CEO Marco Bizzarri first agreed to sit down with Tim Blanks for Parsons‘s annual Marvin […]

Alessandro Michele Breaks His Silence About Gucci’s Blackface Scandal

“The fact that, contrarily to my intentions, that turtle-neck jumper evoked a racist imagery causes me the greatest grief.”Alessandro Michele at the Gucci Cruise 2018 show. Photo: Pietro D’Aprano/Getty ImagesLast week, Gucci pulled an $890 black, high balaclava turtleneck — which featured cartoonish thick, red lips around the mouth cut-out — from its shelves after […]

Gucci Celebrates Hollywood’s Golden Age With Its Dazzling Spring 2019 Ad Campaign

It’s showtime, folks!The Gucci Spring 2019 ad campaign. Photo: Glen Luchford, Courtesy of GucciAlessandro Michele has made his fascination with Hollywood and celebrity culture quite clear since he took the creative lead at Gucci back in 2015. In addition to surrounding himself with a crew of famous muses that includes Jared Leto, Lana Del Rey, […]

Lana Del Rey and Jared Leto’s Gucci Fragrance Campaign Is Here

Complete with a film short featuring Courtney Love (!) as a diner waitress.Lana Del Rey and Jared Leto in Gucci at the 2018 Met Gala. Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images for New York MagazineOn Monday, Gucci released its newest beauty campaign, a series of images to promote its Gucci Guilty fragrance franchise, starring the ever-on-brand duo […]

Harmony Korine Shot the Gucci Pre-Fall 2019 Lookbook, Which Involves Lots of Snacks

The legendary director and screenwriter makes another foray into fashion.A look from Gucci’s Pre-Fall 2019 collection. Photo: Harmony Korine/Courtesy of GucciAs one of the best-loved (and most commercially successful) brands of the moment, Gucci has had no problem recruiting artists of all kinds for collaborations. The latest creative to co-sign Alessandro Michele‘s vision? That would […]