A marketing company called Stylophane has developed a new index that ranks brands by Facebook followers, with its list highlighting the popularity of sportswear brands in comparison to luxe brands including Burberry and Gucci. The top five of Stylophane’s Facebook Fashion Index are dominated by sportswear brands Adidas, Nike, Puma, and Lacoste (in descending order), … Continued
Gucci has always been vigilant to crack down on counterfeiting and trademark infringement, but now they’re taking a new angle on brand protection. On January 18, 2010, Gucci and Christieâ€™s will launch â€œGucci Collector: Presented by Christieâ€™sâ€â€” the very first Gucci-certified online destination for authenticating and appraising vintage Gucci products. A dedicated section on www.christies.com … Continued
On December 08, 2009 Marie Christiane Marek hosted “The Designers’ Christmas Trees” at the Cite de l’architecture et du patrimoine in Paris. World-famous designers have sold 20 Christmas trees for a total of 41,500€ to be donated to The Foundation headed by France’s First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy. Since 1996 several famous names have taken part, … Continued
If you want to escape for a moment from winter, heavy jackets, boots and sweaters look at the new Gucci Spring/Summer 2010 campaign. Shot in Palm Beach, the campaign features models Natasha Poly, and Ryan Kennedy photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott. Both the models and photographer were hired once again for this campaign … Continued
Gucci has announced its 5th anniversary charity campaign which will benefit the United Nations Childrenâ€™s Fund (UNICEF). This year’s collection is inspired by Snowman in Africa, the sequel to the best-selling children’s book Snowman in Paradise. Between November 16th and December 31st the book will be sold only through Gucci and 100% of its revenue … Continued
With the image of clear blue water behind them, Natasha Poly and Snejana Onopka star in the S/S 2010 Gucci Cruise campaign photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.
Gucci has launched an iPhone and iPod Touch applications. They are now available at the application store for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. The release coincides with the Gucci Icon-Temporary project, a traveling sneaker store which opens on October 24 at 43 Crosby Street in New York City. It is also the only place … Continued
Stuart Hughes from Goldstriker International has a reputation of taking ordinary items and turning them into luxurious limited edition pieces. They have teamed up to open a unique website, Republica Fashion, with a range of amazing designs for the super rich. The highlight of the collection is the new Gucci diamond belt, which is being … Continued
Mary J Blige and Gucci have teamed up to create a limited edition watch that will benefit Bligeâ€™s charity Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now. Last year Gucci teamed up with Rihanna for their tattoo heart collection to benefit UNICEF. The limited edition timepiece is a variation of the much hyped â€˜Twirlâ€ watch.
Photographed by renowned duo Inez and Vinoodh, the powerhouse has combined its menswear and womenswear collection for this campaign. Some models featured in the ads are Anja Rubik, Natasha Poly, Raquel Zimmermann, Myf Shepherd, Gerhard Freidl. Very italian, very sexy and very Gucci!
Frida Giannini, Gucci’s creative director, collaborated with Mark Ronson on the design of Gucci Ronson sneakers for their new Gucci Icon-Temporary store. The temporary store is slated to open in six to eleven locations around the world staying open for two or three weeks in each spot. The first Gucci Icon-Temporary store will debut at … Continued
French luxury and retail group PPR managed to post first-half profits that beat forecasts despite a slump in spending on luxury goods in Japan and US department stores. PPR made an operating profit of 707 million euros in the six months to June 30, down from 743 million euros in the year-ago period. The retailer … Continued
Wrapped in 18 carat gold, these gold cuff links at â‚¬1150 ($1640) blending tradition with the modern era are must-have male accessories for those who want to add a little more value to their clothing and be centre of attraction.
Gucci plans to open two to four more stores this year in China, after opening its 28th on Saturday, undeterred by uncertainty in the global economy as China is set to lead future luxury consumption. For the moment, China’s $8 billion luxury market accounts for just 3 percent of global sales, compared with 38 percent … Continued
‘ Gucci opens it 28th store in China on the 6 June 2009, to mark the occasion Frida Giannini has created a limited edition “Shanghai Dragon Bag”. A version of the sort after Boston Bag in white with two red Dragons facing each other in a symmetrical fashion and the Gucci signature in the middle, … Continued
New fragrance by the house of Gucci, named Flora by Gucci, aims at young customers and it was inspired by a floral motive. The name comes from their “iconic” floral print Flora which was first revealed on a Gucci scarf back in in 1966 for the royal Princess Grace. Flora is, after Gucci by Gucci, … Continued
As one of the newest luggage collections from Gucci, the Gucci Viaggio (Viaggio is Italian for travel) series is based upon clean aesthetics with a certain degree of travel performance. The material at hand is based on a durable, lightweight resin material. A firm representation of the brand is seen via a rubber emblem. Depending … Continued
Models pose in Gucci dresses before a presentation of the Gucci Spring/ Summer 2009 collection at the Capella Hotel in Singapore March 31, 2009. Gucci held the collection at Capella, a six-star luxury hotel that opened last week despite Singapore being in recession and the economic crisis affecting tourism numbers across the region. The $260-million … Continued
The most popular model of the United Kingdom, Kate Moss, decided to spend next week-end with her mum, Linda. The duo will go in the British countryside to relax in quiet serenity. In the meantime, Kate and Linda drive a wonderful vintage MG car through Londonâ€™s roads. Kate Moss carries the new Gucci Union Jack … Continued
In order to celebrating the new Gucciâ€™s flagship boutique, newly designed on Londons Sloane street, the company created a funny handbag. Gucciâ€™s creative director Frida Giannini designedÂ theÂ Gucci bag featuring a Union Jack with a new funkier make-over.