Gucci

Guccio Gucci opened his first shop in Florence in 1921, with only a handful of items available. Of course, as people demanded, he started a process of expansion around Italy with the help of his two sons. Gucci opened its first shop in the US in 1953, a decision that eventually transformed Gucci into one […]

Gucci just announced its 5th anniversary of the Gucci Campaign supporting UNICEF, a unique collection that is sold in over 200 Gucci stores all over the world from November 19, 2008, till January 31, 2009. Gucci donates 25% of all profits made by this collection to support various UNICEF programs that provide lifesaving health care, […]

Gucci Announced the names of the artists that will compete for this year’s Gucci award. The list is made of the actor Steve McQueen, American filmmaker Julian Schnabel, Beastie Boys founding member Adam Nathaniel Yauch and director Isaac Julien. The Gucci Award is given each ear in at the Venice Film festival and the candidates […]

Just when fashion in Rome needed a dash of inspiration, Gucci’s Frida Giannini comes along and throws a big party in a villa overlooking the Eternal City. Tuesday night’s event marked the 70th anniversary of the famed Gucci boutique near the Spanish Steps, and began with the presentation of the designer’s 2009 cruise collection, usually […]

Gucci will broadcast live on its Web site its 2009 cruise runway show at Villa Aurelia in Rome next week, as part of the 70th anniversary celebrations of its store in the Italian capital. Unlike a previous live Webcast of Gucci’s cruise show in 2006 – which could only be accessed by password by select […]

As the head designer at Gucci for a decade, he was king of Milan and a lynchpin of the fashion establishment. Texan-born Tom Ford also tried to conquer Paris when he took over Yves Saint Laurent in 2001. But yesterday at London Fashion Week he launched an attack on the supremacy of the French capital […]

PPR SA, the French owner of the Gucci luxury brand, said a $7.3 billion (U.S.) bid for German sporting goods maker Puma AG succeeded after almost two-thirds of investors accepted its offer. PPR now owns a 62.1 per cent stake in Puma, a statement yesterday by the Paris-based company said. The purchase is the first […]

Debutant director Bhavana Talwar, whose film Dharm was released earlier this year, has been nominated for the second annual Gucci Group Award that will be presented on 3 September, 2007 during the 64th Venice Film Festival. Talwar’s Dharm explored religious fanaticism and caste conflicts in India and starred Pankaj Kapur and Supriya Pathak Kapur amongst […]

Lots of glitter and excitement too far to the west as Milan fashion week continues. Tuesday, fashion house Marni showed its Summer 2008 Menswear collection. Unlike many other collections shown this week, Marni steered away from bright colors, opting instead for minimal, simple designs that played with the usual silhouettes. Luxury fashion label, Gucci also […]

The company launched its renovated flagship store in Beverly Hills, unveiling a sleeker, more understated side of the decadent Versace style. In addition, creative director Donatella Versace will accept the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style award on Thursday night. The 5,000-square-foot unit here was the first that the company overhauled from top to bottom. “Everything […]

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