Of all the fall-winter fashion collections on show in Milan over the next four days, the label that will attract the most attention will probably be Gucci, and not because of the clothes.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Gucci’s longtime creative director Frida Giannini is leaving, a victim of her own success after her designs became too popular to retain the exclusive cachet their price tags demand.
Gucci holds the luxury spending downturn mainly responsible for its poor performance but the Italian fashion brand may also have itself to blame, suggesting it could be time to change strategy and hire fresh talent.
MILAN, Italy – Fashion designers at Milan fashion week delivered a dark palette and masculine styles for autumn-winter wardrobes in a reflection of Italy's bleak economic and political landscape.