has always been vigilant to crack down on counterfeiting and trademark infringement, but now they’re taking a new angle on brand protection. Gucci
On January 18, 2010, Gucci and Christieâ€™s will launch â€œ
â€â€” the very first Gucci-certified online destination for authenticating and appraising vintage Gucci products. Gucci Collector: Presented by Christieâ€™s
A dedicated section on www.christies.com will allow owners to upload photos of their vintage items and submit an appraisal request.
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, including
Stella McCartney, Jean Paul Gaultier and Marc Jacobs. Continue reading This entry was posted in Events and tagged Carla Bruni, Castelbajac, charity, christmas tree, Gucci, Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier, Louis Vuitton, Paco Rabanne, Paris, Sonia Rykiel, Stella McCartney, Thierry Mugler on . December 30, 2009
If you want to escape for a moment from winter, heavy jackets, boots and sweaters look at the new
Spring/Summer 2010 campaign. Gucci
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 after doing an amazing job with their
. cruise collection Continue reading has announced its 5th anniversary charity campaign which will benefit the United Nations Childrenâ€™s Fund (UNICEF). Gucci
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 will be donated to UNICEF.
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.
Continue reading 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 you’ll be able to land a pair of limited edition sneakers designed with DJ, musician and producer Mark Ronson.
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 described as the most expensive belt on the planet.
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.
Continue reading 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! Continue reading
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 Crosby Street in New York on 23 October; other spots will include London, Berlin, Paris, Hong Kong and Tokyo.
Continue reading 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 is behind Gucci Group, which is one of the worldâ€™s leading multi-brand luxury companies with a portfolio of premier brands.
Continue reading 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. Continue reading plans to open two to four more stores this year in China, Gucci 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 in Europe, 33 percent in South and North America and 12 percent in Japan.
But China (and Brazil!) are projected to be the two
fastest-growing luxury markets through 2012, according to consulting firm Bain & Co. Continue reading ‘ on the 6 June 2009, to mark the occasion Frida Giannini has created a limited edition “Shanghai Dragon Bag”. Gucci opens it 28th store in China
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, underneath is a bright red column.
Inspiration for the design comes from ancient Chinese Symbolism including the use of prosperous red, a sign of good luck.
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, the second fragrance under creative leadership of the house of Giannini from Florence.
one of the newest, the Gucci Viaggio (Viaggio is Italian for travel) series is based upon clean aesthetics with a certain degree of travel performance. luggage collections from Gucci
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 on the needs and tasks at hand, the collection has most bases covered
from specific uses for laptops to carry-alls and rolling luggage. Continue reading
Models pose in Gucci dresses before a presentation of the
at the Capella Hotel in Singapore March 31, 2009. Gucci Spring/ Summer 2009 collection held the collection at Capella, Gucci a six-star that opened last week despite Singapore being in recession and the economic crisis affecting tourism numbers across the region. luxury hotel
The $260-million hotel is set within more than 12 hectares of sprawling land and lush greenery.
It boasts 111 rooms, including 32 private villas â€“ the first of its kind on Sentosa which come with their own pools. Continue reading
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 handbag Continue reading
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.