All posts tagged: Gucci

Gucci & Its Ever-Growing Relevance in 2017

If I could crown a fashion house for being able to embrace change, whilst still remaining relevant and true to itself, then I would happily crown Gucci as the winner. It’s increasingly become hard it seems, to take over a brand, revamp its image and receive positive appraisal. Or at least the last few years say so as many Creative Directors fail to stay longer than 3 years as sales and show response have been nothing short of mediocre. I won’t be naming any names in that category but I will say that Gucci have been going anywhere but down. Sure. The Gucci woman today is different to previous generations but somehow it just works. Sexy woman becomes eclectic geek chic because…why can’t a sexy woman be smart anyways? And dress well? Here, I’m dissecting the brand’s continuing success if you will – in snapshots of what makes Gucci so talked about and coveted, even amongst the youth; especially amongst the youth. The ‘GG’ Logo Makes For A Great Design If there is something to own by Gucci, then it is the belt. …

Love: My Favourite Cuts ✂️ from #MFW Fall RTW 2016 part 3

Emilio Pucci Known to not be a shy brand, Emilio Pucci really stepped it up a few notches this season! Last season, was a bit of a miss – lacking a boldness, something Pucci-esque that although Massimo Giorgetti looked to the archives for, failed to translate successfully. It was a bit soft, and I wished that certain aspects were elaborated on more, exaggerated to full effect. Print galore perhaps? Italian Fashion has to not be shy!  Fashion has to not be shy! And given more time to sink his head into the archives of Emilio Pucci, boy, did Massimo Giorgetti deliver! At foremost, it started with the obvious roots of Pucci – geometric print which felt like something old, but something new. It then exploded into more graphic, vivid prints, including the mountains motif which was more than appropriate – graphic danger, risqué. Not least, there was also play with silhouette and proportion, large overcoats over an otherwise lean physique, slim-fit top paired with an A-line skirt that hit just below the knee, oversized sweaters. Athleticism …