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Gucci – Women’s Fall Winter 2010-11 Collection

For Fall Winter 2011, Frida Giannini draws upon Gucci’s golden eras of the 70s and 90s to propose a new sense of sleek glamour.

In this new aesthetic discourse, contemporary minimalism and extreme luxury intersect to create a powerful statement that is at once rich and refined.

Exploring her own vocabulary, Giannini offers an evolution of her signatures and a new take on timeless symbols of chic.
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Aquariva by Gucci

Italian design house Gucci said it will introduce made-to-order speedboats next year, with prices starting from 590,000 euros ($750,000).

The vessels will be produced in partnership with yacht-builder Riva to help mark Gucci’s 90th anniversary in 2011.

This unique collaboration between two of Italy’s most renowned design houses celebrates the era of La Dolce Vita, when a joie de vivre, glamour and elegance defined an attitude and a lifestyle.
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Gucci Launches New Online Store

Gucci has announced the opening of its redesigned online store at Gucci.com.

Frida Giannini has been working on the site for 18 months to make the online experience more like the experience customers get in Gucci’s boutiques.

Shoppers can browse the latest collections via video, share content with friends through Facebook and Twitter, and buy online-only capsule collections.
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Frank Miller’s Gucci Guilty Advert Trailer

Gucci have hired Frank Miller (Sin City, 300, The Spirit) to helm a new television commercial to promote Gucci Guilty — apparently the new fragrance for her.

The Frank Miller spot stars Chris Evans of the Fantastic Four films and Evan Rachel Wood from HBO’s True Blood with music provided by Friendly Fires.

This is just a tease but the Frank Miller aesthetic, seen onscreen in “Sin City” and “Spirit,” is on full display here.
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Gucci “Special Edition” Heritage Aviators

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The House of Gucci has come out with a new collection of “heritage” aviator sunglasses.

The three new models (unisex 1627/S, men’s 1622/S, and women’s 3108/S) all feature the red and green Gucci stripe and “G” logo on both temples.

The sunglasses come with a special edition leather case and carrying pouch. The case has a wide signature stripe while the pouch has a matching strap.
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Attention: designers are after your kids

Gucci recently unveiled its first children’s range, joining the likes of Burberry, Dior, and Dolce & Gabbana who have all introduced kids’ clothes in past years.

It is no surprise that more and more labels are moving into this market, since children’s clothes are more affordable than the designers’ main lines and can buy customers a little piece of their branded universe without splurging.

Here is a selection of children-friendly designers — and who knows, maybe that lower-priced Burberry scarf is even going to fit you.
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Gucci And Fendi To Dress Your Kids

Gucci and Fendi are launching their first full children’s collections, entering a sector that has weathered the global downturn better than others.

Gucci presented its Gucci Kids line at its historical Firenze boutique during the Pitti Bimbo international childrenswear fair last week.

The line, aimed at children from newborn to age eight includes shoes, dresses, accessories and sunglasses created by Gucci star designer Frida Giannini.
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Green for Gucci

Italian fashion house Gucci has revealed a series of eco-friendly initiatives with the aim of reducing the company’s impact on the environment.

The main focus of the proposals is to cut paper consumption and reduce Carbon dioxide omissions.

The Italian luxury brand has redesigned their packaging using only FSC Certified 100 per cent recyclable paper.

The new shopping bags will featured a de-bossed logo with both ribbon and garment bags have been changed from polyester to ribbon.
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Gucci Icon Store Temporary Tokyo

The temporary Gucci Icon Store arrives in Tokyo and once again the pop-up sneaker store will be offering a nice line-up of exclusives for the city.

Running until July 4, Gucci is set to unveil 14 new models of luxury streetwear done up in premium materials like crocodile, python, patent and suede.

The store is clean, bright, and relates simple Gucci luxury with the luxury house’s signature red and green stripes.
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Gucci Baby Carrier

Thanks to the wonderful designers at Gucci, your baby can not only be right on your back or tummy but also sitting there in style.

Priced at $600, the Gucci Baby Carrier is suitable for children from 3 to 9 months or up to 9 kilograms.

40 Hotels by Gucci by 2025

Luxury Italian hotel brand Elisabetta Gucci is to focus on building its top-end boutique hotels in developing countries.

Elisabetta Gucci Hotels & Resorts will aim to build 40 hotels over the next 15 years in countries such as Russia, China and Brazil.

Elisabetta Gucci is the daughter of Paolo Gucci and the fourth generation of the Gucci dynasty that has spawned a global fashion empire.
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Gucci Ipad Case

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LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton was the first big luxury firm to release an iPad-specific case, designed by its flagship Louis Vuitton brand, for $320.

Now, with two million iPads sold by Apple , Gucci jumps into the iPad game too!

Designed by Gucci’s creative director, Frida Giannini it`s available in black leather and neoprene rubber Guccissima GG.
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New Gucci Limited Edition collection

Gucci has launched a new limited edition collection, available only at the flagship stores of Capri, Monaco and Cannes, strategic locations for tourism and international shopping.

This collection is characterized by three distinct colors, which draw inspiration from their corresponding city: Capri Green for Capri, Sporting Red for Monte Carlo and Lilac for Cannes.
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World’s Most Powerful Luxury Brands

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According to a study compiled by market research firm Millward Brown Optimor, the most valuable brand is Louis Vuitton with a brand value of $19.8 billion.

Hermes, with a brand value of $8.45 billion, landed in the second spot, followed by Gucci ($7.58 billion), Chanel ($5.54 billion) and Hennessy ($5.36 billion).

Brands that focused on heritage and history instead of high fashion did better.
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Luxury brands are looking to trainers for new business

Designer denim used to be the go-to strategy of luxury labels to lure in new customers, but now it seems as if trainers are the new jeans.

While brands like Dior, Hugo Boss, and LV have long been in the market of men’s designer trainers – with the latter’s collaboration with rapper Kanye West selling out in no time last year – women’s counterparts are just now gaining momentum.

Lanvin and Pierre Hardy launched successful ranges, Gucci inuagurated its Icon Temporary pop-up store in London last week to promote its new line of sneakers designed by hip music producer Mark Ronson.
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Legendary Ginza district loses some of its lustre

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All along what has for decades been Japan’s most fashionable and up-market shopping street, the luxury brands are moving out to be replaced by cheap chic.

As the country struggles to raise itself out of the global economic downturn, companies such as LV and Gucci are downsizing or leaving Ginza, their former properties quickly snapped up by the growing trend of “fast fashion” houses.

Now the throngs that still visit the district are shopping with a vengeance at places where their cash goes a little further; Uniqlo, Abercrombie & Fitch, H&M from Sweden and the Spanish chain Zara have all opened stores within the last year.
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Sportswear tops luxury on Facebook

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), with Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M — in third place — being the only exception.

It is not until spot six that high-fashion labels are mentioned, with social media forerunner Burberry leading the pack, followed by Chanel (8) and Gucci (9).
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Christie’s Plans Website For Gucci Collectors

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 Christie’s will launch “Gucci Collector: Presented by Christie’s”— the very first Gucci-certified online destination for authenticating and appraising vintage Gucci products.

A dedicated section on www.christies.com will allow owners to upload photos of their vintage items and submit an appraisal request.
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