Shot by fashion photographer Sølve Sundsbø, the Flora by Gucci ‘The Garden’ Spring 2012 campaign stars Australian model Abbey Lee Kershaw.
The Garden Collection features five colorful fragrances named Gorgeous Gardenia, Gracious Tuberose, Glamorous Magnolia, Generous Violet and Glorious Mandarin.
Chinese actress Li Bingbing joins Princess of Monaco Charlotte Casiraghi on the list of celebrity models for Gucci. Li will be the face of the luxury label’s accessories ad campaign dedicated to the House’s handbags, fine jewelry, and timepieces.
Conceived by Creative Director Frida Giannini, the portraits, shot in London by Sølve Sundsbø, evoke a strong yet minimal aesthetic true to Gucci’s codes of luxury.
In 2009, Gucci filed a lawsuit against Guess for copyright infringement, seeking over $124 million in damages. Now the two companies are finally in court.
Gucci’s people say that Guess knocked off over $200 million in merchandise, with the “clear intent” to make people think what they were buying was “Gucci”
Gucci claims that the LA-based fashion brand infringed on its trademarks by imitating four specific Gucci signatures: the green and red stripe; the interlocking “G” pattern; the square “G” and the brand name’s delicate script font.
The Italian fashion house Gucci is extending its menswear offerings to include Made to Measure, an in-store tailoring service that it is offering in 11 cities worldwide.
In addition to offering fabrics from an exclusive selection, the service provides for customizable options with finishes and details and allows for personal tailoring according to the client’s individual measurements.
Julia Frauche and male model Luca S pose for David Vasiljevic’s lens in the new Gucci eyewear campaign shot for the spring season.
Gucci has presented the first images of its “Forever Now” campaign featuring Princess of Monaco Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Caroline of Monaco.
A young show jumper, Charlotte Casiraghi was photographed in an equestrian setting. The princess models items featuring the brand’s signature red and green stripes in a campaign celebrating its heritage.
Abbey Lee Kershaw and Karmen Pedaru star in the Spring / Summer 2012 campaign from Gucci, shot by Mert & Marcus.
The sensuous duo sports the label’s art-deco inspired designs alongside male model Greg Nawrat.
Gucci and Bianchi have unveiled the exclusive Bianchi by Gucci bicycles designed by Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini.
This new collaboration joins two uniquely Italian traditions of design and craftsmanship, from leaders in their respective industries.
The Bianchi by Gucci is available in two models, both with Gucci’s signature green-red-green web stripe.
Bing, the decision engine from Microsoft, recently pulled together its search trends for 2011 and below is the top 10 searched fashion brands of 2011.
Gucci reigns supreme for a second year in a row and beat out top brands including Chanel, Ralph Lauren, Y-3 and Louis Vuitton.
Guess and J.Crew proved to be forces amongst the high-end labels that made the list, taking the number 6 and 7 spots respectively.
Jennifer Lopez is featured in the Italian automaker’s first commercial for the all-new 2012 Fiat 500 by Gucci.
The commercial, titled “Elegance,” is voiced-over by Lopez and highlights the Fiat 500 by Gucci limited edition, as Lopez drives through the streets of New York City.
The commercial parallels Chrysler Group LLC’s “Imported from Detroit” campaign, and is the third television ad Fiat has released starring Lopez.
Gucci has released the new Cruise 2012 Campaign, shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, which stars Karmen Pedaru alongside male model Lenz von Johnston.
Italian fashion label Gucci inaugurated a museum in Florence Monday, showcasing the luggage and high-end clothing that have fueled the company’s success.
Located in the Palazzo della Mercanzia, the museum is only a few steps away from the 13th century Palazzo Vecchio and Michelangelo’s David.
The museum features an exhibit showing how their logo has evolved since Guccio Gucci, a former porter at the London’s Savoy hotel, founded the company in 1921.
Byron Yiu has made his fortune by turning traditional shopping habits around and re-selling rich women’s luxury handbags in Hong Kong.
Yiu’s Milan Station retail chain buys trendy bags — luxury tote or shoulder bags to evening clutch — from the ladies who lunch in Hong Kong’s upscale neighbourhoods.
Locally known as “tai tais”, the small and often thrifty demographic, rarely seen without Prada, Chanel or Gucci on their arm, provides the retailer with a steady flow of bags which are later authenticated by Yiu’s team.
Fashion bloggers will help propel online sales of designer clothes, jewels and luxury cars to more than 11 billion euros ($15 billion) in 2015.
The exclusive fashion world has embraced the Internet later than other industries but is catching up quickly.
Brands such as Burberry, Tiffany and Gucci are increasing exposure to social media to connect with a new generation born when mobiles and Internet were already there.
Gucci created a limited edition bag collection for Summer 2011, which will be exclusively sold in the flagship stores in Capri, Cannes, Marbella and Monte Carlo.
A different color for each boutique: sea green for Capri, lavender for Cannes, orange for Marbella and bright red for Monte Carlo.
The collection consists of three elegant proposals: the Tote Bag, a casual-chic shopping bag in caracas raw linen fabric and leather trims; a practical zipped wallet and a beige pashmina shawlwith the color of the boutique where it is sold.
Louis Vuitton is the world’s most valuable luxury brand for the sixth consecutive year according to Millward Brown Optimor’s 2011 BrandZ study.
The brand, owned by Paris-based LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has a value of $24.3 billion, an increase of 23 percent from 2010.
That’s almost as much as the combined values of Hermes, Gucci and Chanel, which ranked second, third and fourth in this year’s luxury-brand standings.
While fashion brands have recently turned to China to stage prestigious events, Gucci will fete its 90 years at Kyoto’s Golden Temple, Women’s Wear Daily reports.
The Japanese city being the sister city of Gucci’s native Florence, the Italian brand deemed it an appropriate place to showcase a selection of rare and unique items from its archive.
“the fact that Gucci is pressing ahead illustrates just how much life in Japan is slowly resuming its normal rhythms after last month’s massive earthquake and tsunami.”
Gucci have created a limited edition bracelet to help support the relief efforts in earthquake and tsunami ravaged Japan.
Featuring a white-red-white web that recalls the colors of the Japanese flag, the bracelet carries a medal with a message that reads, “Gucci loves you.”
The bracelet will go on sale in Gucci stores throughout Japan tomorrow, followed by worldwide distribution in Gucci flagships stores in Europe, United States and Asia.
To celebrate 90 years in business, the Italian fashion house will release its ‘1921’ collection this summer.
Referring to Gucci‘s founding year, the 1921 label will be attached to a number of the brand’s best-known classics including the Bamboo, Jackie and Horsebit bags, which will all be made over in new fabrics and colors.
Other accessories such as shoes, probably including Gucci’s signature moccasins, riding boots, and loafers, as well as special-edition watches, bracelets, wallets, and sunglasses will also be part of the collection.
Here is the director’s cut of the commercial for Gucci Guilty Pour Homme. The short film stars Chris Evans and Evan Rachel Wood.
This video was directed by Frank Miller, the creative mind behind Sin City, and features many of his signature stamps.